The Chest Of Historical Sights: Krakow Day Trip From Ostrava

From USD 142.55
USD
Per Person
Risk Free

You can cancel later upto 24 hours in advance, so lock in this price today.

Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 1 Days
  • Departure Time :
    7am Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup from your Ostrava hotel
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

On this full-day guided tour you will see the wealth and historical wonders of Krakow like no other. Walk through the streets and explore Rynek Gwny, including the former town fortification and premises of the Jagiellonian University. Stroll along the river under the royal Wawel Castle where you'll confront the notorious dragon to find out about a legend connected to dragon's bones hanging at the entrance to the Royal Basilica. Trace the steps of the Jewish community in the Kazimierz Quarter.

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Small-group tour by minibus

Know More about this tour

After a morning pickup the tour will stroll through Florian Street which leads to the Barbican, the original Gothic fortified gate. Pass the Czartoryski Museum where Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece ''Lady with an Ermine'' is displayed. During the stroll to Rynek Gwny, stop to taste the local specialty, obwarzanek (pretzel).

Then it's off to the diverse main square, Rynek Gwny. The square pulses with life the whole day as it offers a lot of typical restaurants, cafs and beer-gardens for get-togethers with friends while being surrounded by beautiful town houses. In the middle of the square there is a lavishly decorated building Sukiennice. This market hall offers infinite an number of goods, from souvenirs to gold, silver and amber jewellery. Visit St. Mary's Church where the true gem of Krakow can be found, a Gothic wooden altar, a 15th century altar associated with an unsettled history.

The charming historical streets take you up a gentle slope to the Wawel Castle and the Royal Basilica where the most prominent Polish figures are buried. Have a lunch in one of the local restaurant (own expense). Be sure not to miss the Sigismund Bell which is said to guard the city from all evil forces. One more legend awaits you as you confront a fire-breathing dragon.

The rest of the tour will be spent in the historical Jewish district of Kazimierz. In 1993, Stephen Spielberg shot his film Schindler's List here and this drew international attention to the district. Your guide will introduce you to its fascinating history before you pay a visit to one of its most interesting expositions, Schindler's Factory. Return to your accommodations after.

Inclusions

Tour program

Driver/guide

Transport by air-conditioned minibus/coach

Entry/Admission - Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius

Entry/Admission - St. Mary's Basilica in Krakow

Entry/Admission - Czartoryski Palace Museum

Entry/Admission - Wawel Royal Castle

Entry/Admission - Kazmierz The Former Jewish District

Entry/Admission - Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera

Exclusions

Food and drinks

Ticket to the Dragon's den

Ticket to the Zigmund's bell in the Wawel Cathedral

Travel insurance

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

Children must be accompanied by an adult

A flashlight recommended during the tour in Dragon's den

The maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm