Cracow Tours will let you see all sights in Cracow and the area that you just cannot miss during your stay in this most beautiful city in Poland. Among the local Cracow tours the most popular are City sightseeing, Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz-Birkenau tour. If you come to Cracow for the first time, these Cracow tours should be definitely on your list.
Cracow City Tour
Everyone knows that Cracow is, culturally, one of the richest cities in Europe. Named City of Culture in the Millennium Year, the heart of Cracow has additionally been declared a World Heritage Site. As soon as you arrive at its beautiful medieval town center, with its famous Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), Wawel Castle, and wide central square (The Rynek), you will understand why. You will discover the beautiful, historic, and culture-packed city of Cracow on a bus and walking tour.
See for yourself where the atrocities of the Nazi’s “Final Solution” were carried out with a tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. It is the most well-known cemetery and genocide site in the world. Another must see for anybody. This former Nazi German concentration camp makes a great impression, because it lets anybody at least partly visualize the scope of the Holocaust. Visiting Auschwitz for the first time can be scary and they do not recommend the tour for children under 12, though on the other hand it is a place which is maintained as a memorial and people should not avoid it.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
Prepare to be impressed at the devotion and superstition that drove miners to carve figures, monuments and altarpieces into the walls of an 800-year-old salt mine. The Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most superb attractions in Europe and your visit to Cracow is incomplete without visiting this fabulous historical monument.
Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains Tour
Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains, a mountain resort nestled at the foot of the Tatra Mountains and boasting breathtaking views of Poland’s countryside. 100 kilometers south of Cracow, Zakopane are the winter sports capital of Poland and the cradle of tourism in Poland. During the winter, Zakopane is excellent for skiing and in the summer season a lot of people visit it to hike or just relax at the foot of the Tatra Mountains.
Czestochowa Tour – the Black Madonna
Polish culture and history have been inextricably connected to the Catholic religion. The most important national shrine is located in the city of Czestochowa. This very symbolical and spiritual place has been attracting pilgrims from across the globe for centuries. The city of Częstochowa is a popular pilgrimage tour known for its monastery complex of Jasna Góra from the 16th century and the Black Madonna icon of the Virgin Mary from the 6th century believed to be miraculous.