Free Walking Tour Krakow

free walking tour krakow

Free walking tour Krakow is the best way to explore the city of Krakow, located in southern Poland. It is a city steeped in history, culture and charm. The city’s stunning old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to historic landmarks such as the Wawel Castle, St. Mary’s Basilica, and the Main Market Square. Its unique atmosphere, with cobblestone streets, lively cafes, and street performers, offers a perfect blend of history and modernity. With its rich cultural heritage and lively atmosphere, Krakow is one of Poland’s most popular tourist destinations, attracting millions of visitors each year.

General information

Meeting point

Meet your guide at the Wawel Castle

Start times: 11:00 hrs / 18:00 hrs

Duration: 2 hours

Price: Tip only basis

Note: Booking this tour is mandatory

Free Walking Tour Krakow – Itinerary

Free walking tour Krakow starts at Wawel Castle, a former royal residence that has served as the symbol of Polish statehood for centuries. Take a stroll through its beautifully landscaped gardens and admire the intricate details of its Renaissance and Baroque architecture.

Next, visit St. Mary’s Basilica, a Gothic church known for its magnificent wooden altar and large bugle call that sounds every hour. Walk down the Main Market Square and admire the stunning Renaissance and Baroque facades of the buildings surrounding it.

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Take a closer look at the cloth hall, a medieval trading center that has been beautifully restored, and visit the Gothic Church of St. Adalbert, which boasts intricate stained glass windows and a beautifully ornate altar.

Finally, head to the Wawel Cathedral, a magnificent Romanesque church that has served as the coronation site for Polish kings for centuries. This tour will give you a glimpse into Krakow’s rich history and stunning architecture, and provide a memorable experience of the city’s cultural heritage.