Your Krakow sightseeing tour starts with hotel pickup in an authentic communist-era minibus, equipped with specially designed audio commentary. Travel back in time with your guide to Soviet-era Nowa Huta, approximately 6 miles (10 km) east of the city center.
As you ride down the streets of Nowa Huta in your minibus, learn about the district’s origins: after World War II ended, the communist regime planned the suburb of Nowa Huta as a location of heavy industry with a major steel factory. Hear how the district went from being a center of communist propaganda to a place of protest against Soviet control.
See examples of Nowa Huta’s characteristic architecture and hear fascinating tales from your guide about the challenges faced in the district during the communist era. After your 2.5-hour tour, which includes 30 minutes of walking around the district, finish in the Old Town. Here, your guide will give you a 24-hour hop-on, hop-off tour ticket to use in your free time.
Your ticket lets you use the hop-on, hop-off sightseeing bus to explore this beautiful medieval city. Absorb fantastic views of the landmarks as you travel, and hop off at any of the 7 stops that interest you most. See Wawel Hill, the epicenter of royal power during the 17th century or visit the poignant Schindler’s Factory — it’s up to you!
Listen to informative commentary as you travel and use the complimentary map to decide the stops where you want to disembark. Your ticket is valid for 24 hours from first use and you can hop on and hop off as frequently as you like!
Please see the itinerary below for a full list of Krakow hop-on, hop-off stops.
Krakow Hop-on Hop-off Bus Stops:
• Wawel Hill (Wawel Castle)
• Kosciuszki's Mound
• Jewish Quarter (Dajwor St.)
• Schindler's Factory
• Basztowa (Basztowa LOT)
• Bagatela Theatre
• National Museum