A city for all seasons – Krakow’s winter may be chilly, but the welcome is still warm with plenty to see and do. Winter is home to the city’s lively Christmas markets (confirmed to operate from 25 Nov – 26 Dec in 2022). On this short city break stay in the colourful Vienna House Andel's Crakow and enjoy a private guided walking tour of Krakow. There are plenty of alternative hotel options to meet every taste including:
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Arrive in Krakow and take a private transfer to the hotel.
This morning meet your local guide at your hotel for a 3-hour private walking tour of Krakow. During your guided walk explore the Old Town: the Royal Route, the Old Town Market Square, the Cloth Hall, St Mary’s Church with its famous 15th century wooden Witt Stwosz altar inside and Florianska Gate, resembling an open-air art gallery with numerous paintings and water-colours displayed for sale by local artists. (B)
Today perhaps book additional excursions to Wieliczka Salt Mine or Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Maybe explore Krakow's Jewish heritage with a visit to the Kazimierz district is a must. Take a stroll through the atmospheric streets, admire the historic synagogues and visit the Galicia Jewish Museum. The district is also home to numerous trendy bars, restaurants and cafes, so be sure to stop for a coffee or lunch. One of the most popular activities in Krakow is the hunt for the city's many street art murals. The city has become a hub for street artists from all over the world, and their work can be seen all over the city. Look out for murals depicting historical events, political statements, and pop culture references, and enjoy the vibrant and colourful art scene in Krakow. (B)
Transfer from the hotel back to Krakow Airport. (B)