Krakow Holidays

As one of Poland's most captivating cities, Krakow offers an intoxicating mix of enchanting history and contemporary flair. Second in size only to the capital, this royal city seduces visitors with its vibrant street life, traces of a tumultuous past, and rich cultural heritage.

Striking architecture punctuates every corner, from the cobbles of the Old Town to the baroque grandeur of Wawel Royal Castle. With an atmosphere steeped in history and traditions mingled with modern life, a holiday in Krakow promises a blend of the old and the new, sure to beguile every visitor.

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Things to See and Do

The heartbeat of Krakow is its wealth of attractions, pulsating with a dynamic energy that infuses the city. From historic landmarks and the vivid street life of the Old Town to exhilarating experiences that punctuate your journey through this Polish jewel, here are key highlights capturing the spirit of Krakow.

Soak up the atmosphere at Rynek Główny

Experience the vibrant central lifeblood of Krakow at Rynek Główny, Europe's largest medieval town square. Saturated with history and brimming with activity, the square is the perfect spot to sit back and absorb the city's lively flavours, or explore its notable attractions such as the stunning St. Mary's Basilica.

Marvel at St. Mary's Basilica

Step into the divine realm of St. Mary's Basilica, a 14th-century Gothic marvel that dominates the main square. Admire the breathtaking artistry within, and listen for the bugle call, a haunting melody that marks every hour and carries with it a poignant legend from the city's past.

Explore the historical Wawel Royal Castle

Embark on a journey through history at the Wawel Royal Castle, a stunning representation of different architectural styles that houses various collections of Polish royal treasures and artefacts. Witness the grandeur that made it a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Venture to the Shooting Range Krakow

Break away from the historic trail, and try a less conventional, adrenaline-packed activity - the best shooting range in Krakow just 20 minutes from the city centre. Make your day unforgettable with a friendly shooting event, guided by professional instructors.

Relish the cultural richness of Jagiellonian University

Consider visiting the iconic Jagiellonian University, one of the oldest universities in the world and a prime example of the city's dedication to education and culture. Its historic buildings and diverse collections offer a special window into Poland's academic tradition.

Destination Essentials

Krakow is a city of year-round charm. Summers can be warm with June marking the start of the high season. This is the ideal time for those who love balmy weather and don't mind the city being a tad more crowded.

For a quieter yet pleasant experience, consider visiting in the shoulder seasons of May/June or September/October. The weather is still enjoyable but with fewer tourists. Cooler temperatures in December create an inviting atmosphere perfect for exploring Krakow's historical treasures and the festive Christmas markets. Regardless of the season, this Polish jewel promises to be a memorable destination.

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