Krakow, Poland’s cultural capital is one of the great survivors of WWII, retaining much of its original architectural beauty and stands as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Cracow is fast becoming the most popular travel destinations in Europe, perfect for sight seeing, Jewish hereditary tours, opera holidays and communism trails.
Krakow is also world famous, for Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp and the Wieliczka Salt Mines, which are UNESCO listed. People travel from all over the world to experience these historical sites, making Cracow one of the most talked about cities in Europe.
There are literally thousands of interesting places, sites and monuments to find during a short break in Krakow, all found neatly compact within a historical old town that is easily negotiated on foot, without the need for taxis, buses or a murky underground. When one reads about what there is to see and do, it is not hard to understand why; people are flocking to this cultural Polish mecca. Book your Poland holidays with the Krakow weekend breaks specialists.
The official Krakow City Tour takes you on a 3 hour tour of the city. On the tour you have chance to visit Wawel Hill and Castle, as well as the Royal Residencies. You also get chance to walk through the Jewish Quarter (where Schindlers List was filmed) and visit the JagiellonskiUniversity, which is one of the oldest universities in Europe. The tour concludes by visiting the Market Square, which includes the unique St.Mary’s Basilica. It is also a good opportunity to wait outside the church and listen to the bugle which is sounded every hour! The guides are extremely experienced and professional and will help you learn a lot about Krakow’s troubled history and fascinating present.
As well as luxury Krakow city breaks Vamos Travel also caters for corporate incentive holidays in Krakow so do contact our experienced team to find out what is possible in this very special city.