1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wawel Hill

Krakow: Wawel Castle Guided Tour with Skip-the-Line Access

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Wawel Castle is Krakow's number one tourist attraction and Europe's most spectacular medieval castle.
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  • Tour the UNESCO-listed Wawel Castle with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Explore the royal chambers, halls, and medieval courtyard
  • Marvel at the jewels connected to the royal families
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Get medieval at one of Europe's most amazing castles and hear stories dating back to 14th-century Poland with your knowledgeable local guide. Wander the staterooms where kings were crowned, explore courtyards, and see the Royal Armory and Treasury. As one of the most dazzling gems on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Wawel Castle has the wow factor.

With your local guide, explore Krakow's number one tourist attraction and get a glimpse of fascinating 14th-century Poland. Looming over the Vistula river, the Wawel oozes atmosphere and stories. Built at the command of King Casimir III the Great, who reigned from 1333 to 1370, its turbulent past makes for a tale or two. 

Wander the staterooms where kings were crowned, explore chambers and courtyards, and learn about the castle's numerous presidential connections. In the Royal Armory and Treasury exhibitions, check out the precious jewels and treasures once owned by Polish royal families. This is a fun, educational way to uncover the history of Krakow and feel the past as if you lived it here yourself.
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance ticket to the Royal Staterooms
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  • Tips (optional)

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The John Paul II Monument in front of the Wawel Cathedral.

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  • Pets
  • Weapons or sharp objects
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• Please ensure you are on time. Being late may prevent you from joining the tour
• Given the religious character of the Wawel Castle please dress appropriately: cover your shoulders and knees. Those not suitably dressed might not be admitted in
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