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Krakow

Krakow

At the beginning of your private walking tour, your guide may pick you up from your centrally located accommodation, or you can meet us in our office in the heart of the Old Town. Your personal guide will be at your disposal throughout the tour, giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know them, and lots of time to ask for local tips and hints of where to go and what else to do during your stay in Krakow. HIGHLIGHTS:

*Private walking tour with an expert guide

*In-depth look at Krakow’s most important religious buildings

* Explore the Wawel Castle and learn its legends!

* Entry ticket to St Mary’s Basilica and Wawel Cathedral

* Lesser known churches, their secrets and stories

A trip to Krakow wouldn’t be complete without seeing it’s great Catholic and medieval sights. Join us on this tour of Krakow’s most important and unique churches, cathedrals and learn all about its historic castle area too.

We’ll start at our office in the heart of the Old Town and take a short stroll to the ornate baroque church of St Anne before catching the unveiling of the altar inside St Mary’s Basilica (entry included) and the oldest church in Krakow - St Adalbert’s in the centre of the biggest medieval market square in Europe.

We’ll then make our way into the Franciscan church (entry inside) with it’s magnificent stained glass windows and cloister, where we’ll also learn about Krakow’s unique Christmas traditions and see the hall of important Polish religious figures. The Bishop’s Palace (outside only), once home to Pope John Paul II, is next and we’ll see his famous window before walking down the oldest street in Krakow to take in the church of St Peter and St Paul and hear the story of the nuns of St Claire the Poor.

We’ll finish our tour with the jewel in Krakow’s crown - the Wawel Cathedral (entry included) and castle area where you’ll hear the stories of years gone by and get to know the most prominent figures in Krakow’s history. In the castle area we’ll also visit the inside of the cathedral and get a close up view of the legendary Sigismund bell from the top of the belltower.

At the conclusion of the tour the guide will help with ideas, tips, hints, directions and more! At the beginning of your private walking tour, your guide may pick you up from your centrally located accommodation, or you can meet us in our office in the heart of the Old Town. Your personal guide will be at your disposal throughout the tour, giving you plenty of chances to ask questions and get to know them, and lots of time to ask for local tips and hints of where to go and what else to do during your stay in Krakow. Meeting/pick-up point: Your centrally located hotel's reception (if your hotel is not centrally located, or if you miss to provide accomodation info the default meeting point is Absolute Tour Center - Plac Szczepanski 8, 31011 Krakow).

Duration: 3 heures.

Start/opening time: 10:30 am.

End/closing time: 2.30 pm.

Languages: English.

Others: Medical restrictions: Participants must be fit for light continuous walking for up to 3 hours. ID, licence, certificate, proofing documents: ID, Student ID.

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