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Krakow: Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

1. 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: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

2. Krakow: City Tour by Golf Cart with Audio Guide

Cruise through Krakow's streets from the comfort of a golf cart. Enjoy a guided audio tour as your driver takes you to the sights of this bustling and beautiful city. Select from a choice of languages, and choose in advance which area you'd like to tour. Sit back and let your driver take the strain as you take in the city views. Travel through the Old Town, including Wawel Hill and its famous castle. Cruise through the Jewish quarter of Kazimierz, now an artistic district of quirky bars, restaurants and shops. Experience the former ghetto at Podgorze and the Oskar Schindler Factory in Zabłocie. Choose your preferred tour, and experience this unique city in the most unique of ways.

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Krakow: Old Town Walking Tour

3. 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: Private Guided Tour with Transportation

4. Krakow: Private Guided Tour with Transportation

Meet your guide to start a private tour of Krakow's best highlights. Start by exploring Nowa Huta, and admire the massive blocks of communist-era apartment blocks. See Central Square in the middle of this section of the city designed according to the ideals of socialist architecture. You'll also discover where Lenin used to take regular walks. Next, explore Kosciuszko’s Mound. From the top of the hill, you will see a beautiful panorama of Krakow. Stroll through an exhibition telling the secrets of this well-known fort. Hear about important periods in the history of Poland. Continue following the guide to reach Wawel Hill. Listen to stories about Polish kings during medieval times. Admire the royal residence of the Wawel Castle. Go inside Wawel Cathedral, where the kings of Poland were crowned and laid to rest. Visit the Old Town, where your guide will show you around the huge Market Square, the Town Hall Tower, the historic Cloth Hall, and the monuments of Mickiewicz and Eros. See the impressive St. Mary’s Basilica built in the gothic style. Pass by one of the world's oldest universities, the Jagiellonian University. Finally arrive at the former Jewish District. Take in the architecture, the cute narrow alleys, and the laid back coffee shops. Visit the Tempel Synagogue and admire its architecture. Your guide will tell you stories about this area and show you hidden gems known only by locals.

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Krakow: Old Town, Ghetto, and Kazimierz Golf Cart Tour

5. Krakow: Old Town, Ghetto, and Kazimierz Golf Cart Tour

Discover the historical area of Krakow with this electric golf cart tour of the Old Town. Drive through the old Jewish neighborhood of Kazimierz. Find out where the Jewish Ghetto was located and listen to commentary on what you see with a handy audio guide. Begin your tour at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Krakow Old Town. Put on your headphones and listen as your audio guide provides context for what you see along the way. Admire the vibrant Main Market Square and view the towering Renaissance-style old market space of the Cloth Hall. See the impressive St. Mary's Church and the green space in Planty park. Cruise down narrow streets with many temples, universities, and charming houses. Appreciate splendid views of Wawel Castle on your way to Kazimierz. Spend some time driving through the picturesque streets, old synagogues, cafes, and stalls of Kazimierz.

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Krakow: Group Electric Golf Cart Tour of the Old Town

6. 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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Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Walk and Wawel Castle Guided Tour

7. Krakow: Old Town Golf Cart Walk and Wawel Castle Guided Tour

During this sightseeing tour in an electric golf car, see the oldest sights in Krakow's historic area. Explore the most iconic parts of this UNESCO world-heritage-listed city. Experience the old town and the main market square in the very center of Krakow. Find here many of the most distinctive monuments in this Polish city. See all the tourist high points of Krakow's Old Town: - Planty Park, with the remains of its medieval walls and the Barbican - Main Market Square with Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica - Latin Quarter with Collegium Maius courtyard - Baroque 17th century Church of St. Anna - Academy of Fine Arts and St. Florian - 13th century Gothic Franciscan Monastery and the Papal Window Explore Wawel Royal Castle, the residence of Polish kings and a symbol of statehood, and since 1930 one of the most important museums in Poland. Examine collections of paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, gold, military items, porcelain, and furniture. Let your guide show you the famous tapestries of Zygmunt August and magnificent Renaissance Italian paintings from the Lanckoronski collection. See Eastern art and recreations of rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods.

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Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

8. Krakow: Cultural Capital of Poland Day Trip from Warsaw

Explore the cultural capital of Poland on a full-day tour from Warsaw, traveling to Kraków by train for a morning arrival. Once in Kraków, you will walk from the Old Town, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978, heading for Wawel Hill overlooking the Vistula River. Admire the ornate architecture en route to the site of the Royal Castle and Cathedral. Erected over many centuries, the Wawel complex offers rewarding views of the river and up-close sights of the Castle. Inside the grounds you will visit the State Apartments of the royals. Then, go inside Wawel Cathedral to admire its Gothic transepts and aisles, and explore the Bell Tower and catacombs of St. Leonard's Crypt, where many Polish monarchs are buried. Next, stroll along the cobblestone streets of the Old Town to admire the Renaissance architecture of Sukiennice (Draper’s Hall). Marvel at the Gothic splendor of St. Mary's Basilica, and continue to the imposing Kraków Barbican, once connected to the city walls. End at the rectangular Gothic tower of St. Florian's Gate, a focal point for the city’s residents and vistors alike.

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Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

9. Krakow: Old Town Electric Golf Cart Tour with Wawel Castle

See Krakow's oldest historical sights in this electric golf car tour. Explore the most iconic parts of a UNESCO world heritage city and explore Wawel Royal Castle. Begin in the Old Town district in the very heart of Krakow. Drive past Planty Park and see the Barbican and ruins of medieval walls. Head to Main Market Square and snap a photo of Cloth Hall and the brick gothic St. Mary's Basilica. Continue to the Latin Quarter and wander through the imposing Collegium Maius courtyard. Marvel at the beautiful Church of St. Anna, Academy of Fine Arts, and St. Florian. Go back in time to the 13th century and see the stunning gothic Franciscan Monastery and Papal Window. After exploring the Old Town, drive to Wawel Royal Castle. Learn about its long history and see historic paintings, sculptures, fabrics, porcelain, and furniture. Follow your guide through the halls of the museum and into rooms decorated in the Renaissance and Baroque periods. End your tour at Wawel Royal Castle, having seen the most important sights of Krakow and learned about this town's interesting history.

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Krakow: Guided/Golf Cart Tour w/ Wawel & Underground Museum

10. Krakow: Guided/Golf Cart Tour w/ Wawel & Underground Museum

Visit the most important places of Krakow Old Town with an audio guide aboard a comfortable and ecological electric golf cart combined with a walking tour, plus lunch. See the oldest parts of Krakow's historic area and some of the most iconic sights in this UNESCO heritage-listed city. Explore Planty Park with its remains of medieval walls and the Krakow Barbican. Drive through the main market square, where you can spot Cloth Hall and St. Mary's Basilica. Spice things up in the Latin Quarter and Collegium Maius courtyard. Listen to your audio guide give the background of religious sites such as the Papal Window. Get a close look at Wawel Royal Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle in all their glory on a guided tour. Learn about the museum's collection of paintings, graphics, sculptures, and more. Examine their collections of Asian and Middle Eastern art, including the largest collection of tents in Europe. Experience the museum's permanent exhibitions that recreate the appearance of rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods. After getting to know the castle and cathedral, take a break and have a traditional Polish lunch. Later, go 4 meters underground to the Market Square Underground Museum, also known as Rynek Underground, or the Dungeon Market Museum. Find yourself on the same level as the cobbled roads of 12th- and 13th-century Krakow. In the mysterious atmosphere of the underground museum, travel back to the Middle Ages to understand the joys and sorrows of the people of the time, as well as the secrets of the underground.

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What people are saying about Kraków Barbican

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Excellent guide

Our guide, Antonio da Foggia, is an exceptional person! He does his job professionally, punctually, with real passion! He has been able to keep our attention alive, with many historical notes, curiosities and useful news. Congratulations!!

Thoroughly enjoyed our comprehensive walking tour. Very personal. Very informative and really gave us insights into Krakow's history and culture. All then at a pace that suited us.

Adrian was a great city guide

We were very satisfied with our city tour through Adrian. He told us the history and sights of this city in a very lively way. We can only recommend it. Thanks Adrian!