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Krakow: Skip the Line Wawel Castle & Cathedral Private Tour

Krakow: Skip the Line Wawel Castle & Cathedral Private Tour

Activity provider: EOS Tours

From US$ 81.53 per person

Explore Wawel Castle and Cathedral with a private guide. Benefit from skip-the-line access and learn more about Polish Kings, their wealth, and hidden gems of these historic buildings.

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Duration 2 - 3 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
Polish, English, German, Spanish, French, Russian, Italian
Private group


  • Visit 2 of the most popular attractions in Krakow, Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral, during 1 tour
  • Benefit from an exclusive private guide who will escort you both sites
  • Skip the line and save time waiting in queues
  • Learn about Polish powerful monarch's such as the King Zygmunt III Waza
  • Find out why Wawel Castle is on UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites and explore it with a local licensed guide
Full description
Skip the line with a fast track entrance ticket and save 2-3 hours to sightsee as much as you can. Take a private tour with a professional guide and discover two of Poland's most historic sites. Your guide can adjust the pace of the tour to allow for time for questions to ensure you have the best experience possible. Meet your guide at the meeting point in front of the John Paul II statue near the Cathedral. With your guide, learn about the facts and legends of medieval Poland, with a visit to the Wawel State Rooms, Wawel Cathedral, and defensive walls. During 2 hours, discover the home of most famous Polish Kings, like Zygmunt III Waza, or Wladyslaw Lokietek. Discover the interior of Royal State Rooms which are full of ancient paintings, furniture, and stunning tapestries, which have been preserved from original decoration. See the picturesque Wawel Hill and Courtyard surrounded by defensive walls. With the 3-hours option, extend your tour to enter the interior of Wawel Cathedral, the most important cathedral in Poland and an architectural masterpiece. Enter with your guide and admire the beautiful design of the inside of the cathedral. Learn about the coronation of Polish kings and their burial places. Note Sigmund’s bell in the tower and many richly decorated chapels.
  • 2 or 3-hour private tour of Wawel Castle and Cathedral from outside and inside led by foreign language speaking guide
  • Skip-the-line ticket to the Wawel Castle State Rooms
  • Private guide with special Wawel license
  • Entry ticket to the Wawel Cathedral (with the 3-hours option)
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet your guide in front of John Paul II Monument, Wawel 3, 31-001 Krakow

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • From March 13 to April 23, the State Rooms and Royal Apartments will be closed due to construction. During this period, you'll instead visit the Lost Wawel exhibition.
    • If you have chosen the 3-hours option please be aware that skip-the-line tickets are provided only to Wawel Castle and regular tickets to the Cathedral.
    • Please be aware that during Polish or Catholic events there may be more visitors than usual and the waiting time in the queue to the Cathedral may be extended.
    Customer reviews

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    Our guide was prompt in meeting us and very informative. Well worth taking the tour.

    September 8, 2021

    Product ID: 368896