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Marco der Pole
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31-047 Kraków, Poland
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Krakow Trips

Krakow city tours and sightseeing

We highly recommend our Krakow city tours and city guides, which you can book here.

We offer the opportunity to get to know Krakow in many different ways. You can explore the sights of the Old Town, visit the Wawel Royal Castle, Kazimierz Jewish District and Nowa Huta Workers' District. Our Krakow city tours include not only a wealth of information about the sights, but also about Polish history and present-day life. All our guides have a high level of English language skills and the necessary license.

 

We also recommend our school trips, group tours and private trips to Krakow.

 

Krakow - this is our home!
Marco the Pole - your tour operator from Krakow in Poland.

 

Krakow City Break
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Krakow City Break

Krakow is a pearl of architecture and a treasure chest of works of art. To explore it fully and thoroughly is not an easy task, however, we can guarantee to acquaint you with all the essentials of Krakow and it's surroundings during our city break program. Discover what wonders holds the former Polish capital and one of the most beautiful cities in Europe in just 4 days.

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Krakow Walking Tours
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Krakow Walking Tours

Chose one of our walking tours around Krakow and discover the rich history of our home town - the historical and cultural capital of Poland. 
Walking tour I: Kazimierz - the best-preserved former Jewish quarter in Europe.
Walking tour II: The medieval Old Town, the Wawel Hill with its castle and cathedral.

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Kazimierz - the Jewish quarter, Podgorze - former Nazis ghetto site
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Kazimierz - the Jewish quarter, Podgorze - former Nazis ghetto site

Krakow, Kroke in Yiddish, a city in which, prior to World War II, Jews constituted a quarter of all the inhabitants. During the war, the Jewish community was almost completely exterminated by the Nazi occupants. Our tour, following the traces of Jewish culture in Krakow, will allow you to gain a great insight into the past, present and future of the Polish Jews. 

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Bike Trip around Krakow
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Bike Trip around Krakow

Krakow is surrounded by the beautiful Krakowska - Czestochowska Valley. Join us on a biking trip through picturesque landscapes of rocky limestone, deep karst valleys, medieval ruins, and charming forests.

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Krakow– the second Rome. Its foremost churches and sanctuaries
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Krakow– the second Rome. Its foremost churches and sanctuaries

Krakow is home to a remarkable number of churches and monastic congregations, several of which are of immense importance to Polish Catholics. Our excursion is an overview of the history of the Poles’ faith, the history of Poland, and the personal history of the Polish pope and Saint - John Paul II.

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Discovering literature and art in Krakow
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Discovering literature and art in Krakow

As a city of art and literature, Krakow is permanently inscribed in the history of Polish culture due to the many artists and authors it has produced. This tour is not simply a trip around famous monuments, but a journey enriched by literary and artistic works.

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Auschwitz - extermination topography and logic
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Auschwitz - extermination topography and logic

Auschwitz has become a symbol of terror, genocide, and the Holocaust mostly for Jews, but also Poles and Gypsies. During the Second World War, it was the place where the Nazis murdered more than 1 million people. Nowadays, Auschwitz houses the biggest cemetery in the world, along with a memorial and state museum, allowing visitors to stand face to face with the harrowing history of the biggest Nazi extermination camp

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Wieliczka Salt Mine
KRAKOW SIGHTSEEING AND CITY TOURS

Wieliczka Salt Mine

About 10 kilometres east of Krakow stands Wieliczka - the home of a beautiful salt mine, which figures on UNESCO's 1st World List of Cultural and Natural Heritage since 1978. Discover the uniquely decorated historic underground chambers, shafts and caverns, all connected by 2 kilometers worth of passage, while we venture 135 meters underground.

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Nowa Huta Tour. The real socialism in Krakow
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Nowa Huta Tour. The real socialism in Krakow

An unforgettable meeting with the communist past within a period of the Polish People’s Republic. Absurdity, faults, successes of the communist authorities and the remains of the people’s fight for freedom define our trip. On the basis of Nowa Huta example, you will learn about real economic and social situations based on a new system of capitalism: unemployment, development opportunities, institution of the church, youth subcultures and more.

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On the footsteps of St John Paul II
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On the footsteps of St John Paul II

The noblest Pole of the 20th Century has been connected with Krakow and the surrounding area throughout his life. Our tour takes you to the places of his youth, priesthood, and the places connected to his time as a bishop, as well as covering the sites he visited during his pilgrimages to Poland. Our aim is to allow you to get to know, and connect with, the spiritual and religious culture of Poland and its people.
Route: Krakow - Wadowice - Kalwaria Zebrzydowska - Lagiewniki - Krakow

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Czestochowa and the Black Madonna
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Czestochowa and the Black Madonna

The pilgrimage tradition to Czestochowa dates back to the 16th century and is still popular. Every year, thousands of tourists travel to the sanctuary to visit the most important pilgrimage center in Poland

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Shtetl in area of Krakow. Jewish Heritage Day Tour.
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Shtetl in area of Krakow. Jewish Heritage Day Tour.

Poland has been the centre of Jewish life for centuries. Prior to 1939 it was inhabited by about 3.5 million Jews. The Second World War put an end to this integral rich culture and tradition. All that remains are the unique examples of the destroyed culture found in Shtetls - little Jewish villages prior to World War II. There are many shtetls left around Krakow. For our excursion, we have chosen shtetls with original synagogues, cemeteries and architecture. 
Route: Krakow - Dzialoszyce - Pinczow - Chmielnik - Szydlow - Krakow

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The Tatra Mountains and Zakopane
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The Tatra Mountains and Zakopane

Interested in the unique and rich culture of the Polish mountaineers? Let us introduce you to the beauty of the Tatra mountain landscape and its lively folk culture

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Rafting and kayaking on the Dunajec River
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Rafting and kayaking on the Dunajec River

The Dunajec, a mountain river, begins in the Tatra Mountains, runs through the whole Podhale region to then join the Vistula. The river bed is wide and the clear water is teeming with wildlife. Raft down a river which flows through some of the most picturesque corners of the Pieniny region.

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