See Cracking, Captivating and Charming Krakow on Private Guided Tours
Among the top captivating cities in Europe is Krakow. It is located in the south of Poland and is the second largest city in the Country. You are in for cracking times on a private guided tour of Krakow!
Krakow has a long and interesting history which dates back to the 4th-century settlement of Wawel Hill. It is a city that has been lucky enough to avoid total destruction from the likes of Mongols during the 13th century or Word War II, where it was the only major city in the country not to be completely ruined.
This city is among Europes most fascinating medieval cities that is full of charm and culture. On a city tour you are greeted to wonderful sights such as majestic architecture, monuments, cultural treasures, cobblestoned streets and timeless courtyards.
When you visit Krakow, you then understand exactly why this city is so popular with tourist. It is the ideal destination for that long weekend break away!
Top 10 Things to Do in Krakow
Explore the Mind Blowing Salt Mine in Wieliczka in Guided Tours
There are a great many guided tours to do, both in Krakow’s city centre as well as on the outskirts. For instance, on full day tours, you should visit the wonderful Salt Mines in Wieliczka and the sombre but must see Auschwitz-Birkenau.
In the city centre, there is the Kazimierz which is the former Jewish Quarter and the Old Town, and these are the two main sections. Each with amazing attractions including the former Royal Castle, Wawel, between them.
Another plus for the city of Krakow is the nightlife as it is reported to have the worlds highest density of bars!
Travel Tips for Krakow
When is the best time to visit Krakow? That depends on if you like crowds or not. If you like crowds, the sun and high temperatures then during the summer months is perfect. However, if you like it a little quiet but still pleasant weather, then the months of March to May of September to November are ideal. It is also cheaper during these times and sightseeing tours are less crowded and more comfortable in the cooler temperatures.
The prices for a tourist in Krakow are great. It is possible to get one nights mid-range accommodation, all meals and local transport for a full day for only US$69. The prices of accommodation can be as high as you like depending on your wants and wishes. An evening meal for two people is a good restaurant with a dessert and wine will cost on average US$35. Guided tours/ city tours may vary in price through the seasons.
Some good advice is to book your flights and accommodation for peak season as early as possible. It is also recommended that you book any sightseeing tours to famous attractions in Krakow as early as possible too. When you are there and on guided tours, you should never stray from the group. At night it is better to be safe and to travel in groups when walking around the city. Be aware of your surroundings at all time.
In brief, Krakow does not see a lot of rain throughout the year and the summer months can be very hot. The months from the end of May, June, July and August are the hottest months with temperatures well into the 30’s degrees Celsius. The coldest month during the year tends to be January and the temperatures are approximately -5 degrees Celsius. Surprisingly, on average, the wettest month is June and the driest month is February.