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90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Kraków Old Town

1. 90-Minute Guided Segway Tour of Kraków Old Town

Let an experienced local guide turn 90 minutes of your day into a unique tour of the city of Kraków at its golden times. As the capital of Poland, it has raised many of Polish national heroes and masters of different crafts. It also was a major city on the trade path from the far east. It has also, most importantly, given birth to Polish culture, tradition and cuisine. Use your Segway to see the Barbican armory, the original leftovers of a big defensive wall that used to surround the whole city. Learn about the mysteries of the Main Square and the dungeons beneath it and complete it with immortal legends and stories. Take a minute to admire the 700-year old architecture of St. Mary’s Church and the enormity of the Royal Wawel Castle. Continue along the Wisła riverside to take some great pictures with the legendary, fire-spitting Wawel dragon before ending your fun and informative tour.

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Krakow: Old Town City Tour in a Golf Cart

2. Krakow: Old Town City Tour in a Golf Cart

Travel by golf cart around Krakow’s Old Town while listening to audio commentary. Pass by different sights, including Planty, Main Market Square, and Wawel. Visit the Planty Park that surrounds the Old Town and see monuments located in the park. Hop on board a golf cart and make your way around Krakow Old Town, located in the center of the city. Discover the Main Market Square, churches and cathedrals, and museums. Learn about the city's history from your audio commentary on board. See different sights, including the Latin Quarter, the Church of St. Anna, the Cloth Hall, St. Mary's Basilica, a Gothic Franciscan Monastery, and the Papal Window.

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Krakow: Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

3. Krakow: Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

Enjoy audio commentary as you ride through Krakow's Old Town on a heated electric golf cart on this group tour. View sights like Planty park and a 13th-century gothic Franciscan monastery. Hop onboard your golf cart and enjoy expert audio commentary as you go. Hear stories from history as you see highlights in Planty park, like medieval walls and the well-preserved fortifications at the Barbican. Ride to the Main Market square to see the Renaissance-style Cloth Hall and the Baroque St. Mary's Basilica. Admire the Collegium Maius where Copernicus once studied. Pass by the Baroque 17th-century Church of St. Anna, the Academy of Fine Arts, the tower at St. Florian's Gate, and a the papal window in a Franciscan monastery. Marvel at the royal cathedral and castle on Wawel hill.

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Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

4. Krakow: Old Town "Royal Route" Walking Tour

See the most important historical monuments registered on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list on this unique route through the city. The name of the tour route refers to the formal entries of Polish Kings heading for their residence on the Wawel Hill.  Along this route, you'ill walk around the Old Town which is surrounded by the luscious green Planty park. Make your way to Main Market Square, the largest one in Europe, and see the gothic-style St. Mary Basilica and Cloth Hall. Every hour, near Basilica’s tower you can hear the bugle call.  Next, pass by Jagiellonian University, the oldest one in Poland before visiting the castle and cathedral situated on Wawel Hill. Here, you can see the Wawel dragon breathing fire.

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Krakow: Old Town Walking Tour

5. Krakow: Old Town Walking Tour

Krakow's Old Town is one of the most famous places in Europe and even the world. The best way to seize the history and all highlights of Krakow is to do it with professional licensed city guide. A traditional walk along the Royal Route, through the Old Town, the University district up to the Wawel Hill towards the Castle of Polish kings. The tour guide will tell you about the most famous monuments - the Barbican, St. Mary's Basilica, the Cloth Hall, you will know the legends associated with St. Mary’s Trumpet Call, a knife on one of the old houses or the foundation of Cracow. This tour is a oportunity to seize Krakow's Old Town on your own conditions. 

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Krakow: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

6. Krakow: City Highlights Tour by Electric Car

Experience a city tour of Krakow by electric car. Jump on board and admire the Old Town, Wawel Hill, and the Kazimierz District on this all-encompassing tour. You will be accompanied by a professional local guide who will tell you about the fascinating history of Krakow, from early Medieval times to the present day. Admire the beauty of Krakow Old Town and soak up the atmosphere at the Main Market. Here you will find amazing buildings like St. Mary’s Basilica and the famous Cloth Hall. See the Town Hall, the Wawel Castle, and the Jagiellonian University. The last stop will be the Kazimierz District, the former Jewish district with a rich history.

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Krakow: Old Town, Wawel, and Wieliczka Salt Mine with Lunch

7. Krakow: Old Town, Wawel, and Wieliczka Salt Mine with Lunch

Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites on this multi-stop Krakow tour. Visit the most important places in the Old Town in a comfortable, eco-friendly golf cart. Embark on a guided tour of Wawel Castel and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Have an authentic Polish lunch.  Jump aboard a heated electric golf cart and listen to your audio guide as you see Planty Park with the remains of medieval walls and the Krakow Barbican. Drive through the Main Market Square with Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica. Pass through the Latin Quarter with the Collegium Maius courtyard, the Church of St. Anne, the Academy of Fine Arts, St. Florian’s Church, a Gothic Franciscan Monastery, and the Papal Window. Stop at Wawel Royal Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle to start your guided tour. See the collections of paintings, sculptures, fabrics, gold, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Partake in a 2-course lunch. Head to the Salt Mine for a guided tour that includes an underground church. Experience the unique microclimate and see the Salt Mine Health Resort.

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Krakow: Self-Guided Mobile Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

8. Krakow: Self-Guided Mobile Scavenger Hunt and Walking Tour

Get to know Krakow at your own pace on this interactive scavenger hunt walking tour played on your phone. Decipher riddles, interact with the most important attractions of the city, and unlock interesting facts.  After downloading the scavenger hunt tour on your mobile device (via a link and login credentials received upon booking), use the mobile app and integrated maps to reach 10 of Krakow’s most important attractions on foot. At each stop, learn about the attraction and solve a location-based riddle that can only be solved if you reach the specific location. Use logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to unlock the correct code and reveal the next destination of the tour. As you walk through the city, enjoy the flexibility to pause your game at any time to take a break, snap the perfect photos, stop for lunch, or visit a museum. Choose to continue the tour later or save the rest for another day.

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From Warsaw: Krakow Guided Private Tour with Transport

9. From Warsaw: Krakow Guided Private Tour with Transport

Head to Krakow for the day with a private guided tour. Tailor your trip with a choice of transportation by either train or car from Warsaw. Whatever your choice, enjoy comfortable transportation, a private local guide, great sights, and incredible stories. Tour round the Old Town first with your guide, where you will encounter sites such as the Krakow Barbican, St. Florian’s Gate, andCloth Hall. At St. Mary’s Basilica, follow the Royal Route that Polish monarchs used to tread and see the magnificent Wawel Hill. Walk around courtyard as you find out the history behind the cathedral. Enter to see the site of historical Polish coronations, and burial place for many famous figures. Next up is a different period of history in the Kazimierz District, previously a Jewish neighborhood. Visit the Tempel Synagogue and admire its architecture as you listen to tales of former local community.  Be picked up and dropped off at the train station by your guide should you choose the train option, or have the service of a driver for the vehicle option.

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Krakow: Group Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

10. Krakow: Group Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

See all the sights in Krakow's Old Town with a group tour. Travel through its beautiful streets in an electric golf cart. Enjoy audio commentary as you go. Pass by Planty, St. Anna and St. Florian church, and the Academy of Fine Arts. Be greeted by your driver, as you step aboard a comfortable electric golf cart. Listen to commentary from your audio guide as you tour the old town. Hear stories from history as you encounter distinctive monuments. Drive by the vibrant Main Market Square and Planty where there are remains of medieval walls can be seen. Admire the majesty of Wawel Castle, a13th-century gothic Franciscan Monastery, and a papal window. View hidden shops in the narrow alleys of the Latin Quarter, the Baroque17th-century church of St. Anna, and the Collegium Maius courtyard.

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What people are saying about Kraków Barbican

Was very apprehensive on going on a Segway but it ended up being extremely fun way to get to know some history of Krakow, our guide Arthur was excellent, knowledgable and really friendly. Would highly recommend anyone to have a go!

my guide was Artur and I really enjoyed this tour. I felt confident using the seaway thanks to his help. Arthur was very knowledgeable about the city and Poland, he was also fun and friendly. I would book this tour again

Our tour guide Tom was absolutely fantastic! His knowledge about Krakow was incredible, such a passionate, friendly, knowledgeable gentleman. We had such a great time on our Segway Tour, would highly recommend!

Great tour. Great guide. Great time. This is the best way to see the old town.

Guide very knowledgeable and very good tour. Would highly recommend!!!!