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With its many nocturnes, mazurkas and polonaises (based on Polish dance), Chopin's music is marked by a feeling of longing for his homeland, making this musical experience a wonderful way to enter the rich history and culture of Poland. Begin your evening at the Chopin Gallery, located in the heart of Krakow's Old Town. Take your seat inside the 15th-century building, once inhabited by the huntmaster of the Royal Family. Award-winning pianists will then take the stage and perform Chopin’s most celebrated pieces within the historic venue. After the 1-hour concert concludes, you can continue exploring the restaurants and nightlife in Old Town Krakow, or make your own way to your next destination from the venue's central location.
Calling all food lovers, this 3-hour evening dining experience showcases Krakow’s culture through the medium of local cuisine. In a restaurant overlooking the picturesque Kryspinow Lake, you’ll pleasure your palate with hearty Polish dishes such as breaded pork, fried cabbage, apple pie, and a selection of salads, cured meats, and regional cheeses. During the feast, watch a folk show and admire the rustic décor of the restaurant while enjoying unlimited drinks.
Soak up an evening of Polish food and folklore with a dinner show at Michalik's Cave in Krakow. Formerly frequented by the city’s bohemian crowd, settle into the artsy atmosphere and enjoy a folk music concert and dance show, showing off the country’s colorful costumes and longtime traditions. Afterward, savor an authentic, 2-course meal of regional specialties.
Experience a poignant piece of World War II history on a tour of Oskar Schindler’s Factory Museum in Krakow. Explore the exhibitions in the enamel factory where hundreds of Jewish employees were saved from deportation. Follow an expert guide through Schindler’s office, and examine multimedia projections, artifacts and photos while learning the stories of the workers.
Enjoy a Jewish Klezmer music concert at an incredible location—a historic tenement house that dates back to the 15th century. Get the chance to listen to a band that has been together and perfected their craft for over 20 years. The Polish folk concert features songs performed in Yiddish, and music influenced by many different origins, including Polish, Ukrainian, Turkish, Greek, Romanian and more. Pre-booking your ticket in advance ensures tickets don’t sell out and you guarantee your spot.
Whilst discovering fascinating Krakow, take some hours to watch a football match at either Wisla Krakow or KS Cracovia in a very local and authentic way off the beaten path.
Whether you’re a diehard football fan or you just want to feel like a local in Krakow, this tour not only has you attending a game, but also learning all about the history of the Krakow football clubs.
You will meet the Homefans Local Guide at Hard Rock Café in the Old Town and head close to the stadium for some drinks and traditional vodka shots before the match. We will watch an amazing atmosphere in the stands.
Our guide will be able to tell you stories about the match, teams and Polish football history. All in a very authentic way! After that game, he will escort you back to the meeting point and this is where the experience ends.
Immerse yourself in Polish folklore by having a lively evening of singing, dancing, and incredible cuisine. It’s the perfect way to make the most of limited time in the city. Take the stress out of menu dilemmas by having a delicious 3-course dinner included. Expect to try a variety Polish delicacies as you watch performers dressed in colorful regional costumes telling stories through folk music and dance.
Try your hand at axe throwing with a visit to AxeNation. Set in a medieval cellar near Krakow’s historic city center, AxeNation organizes 90-minute sessions of this unique activity. Staff will demonstrate throwing techniques and safety procedures. You’ll have your choice of axes and an unlimited number of throws. You can bring your own beer and compete with staff if desired.
We invite You for extraordinary and very popular concerts that are organized by music experts – doctors of musical art. You will listen to the significant works of Fryderyk Chopin – the genius of piano composition – Fryderyk Chopin. Exceptional renditions of the brilliant and superb pianists – winners of the most recognized piano competitions. Location Krakow's Rynek Glowny 14 Central Square 14.
What could be better than to have a special cozy evening listening as the Christmas music is virtuously played by the famous Royal Chamber Orchestra, while you enjoy a glass of wine.
The Royal Chamber Orchestra was founded by Sławomir Prokopik in 2007. It consists of Kraków’s most illustrious musicians, internationally renowned graduates of the Academy of Music. Their music showcases their impeccable taste, boundless imagination and remarkable technique.
The concert takes place in an old historical tenement house called “Dębinskim” or “Under Barrel”. The house was built in the 15th Century as an one-storeyed building and it was restructured thoroughly in the middle of the 16th Century. After that the house became the property of a Royal Hunter named Kaspar Dębinski who worked for the Royal Family in the Wawel Castle. At present you can see the extraordinary 19th-century staircase with its original richly ornameted railing made of iron leading to the concert hall.
Appreciate the music of some of Krakow’s most illustrious musicians by going to a Film and Classical Music Concert by Royal Chamber Orchestra. Take the stress out of being stuck in long entrance lines by pre-booking your ticket and skipping the line. The concert takes place in an old historical tenement house, which still has a 19th century staircase—the perfect setting for a concert of incredible classical music.
Royal Chamber Orchestra
The Royal Chamber Orchestra was founded in 2007 by Sławomir Prokopik. It consists of young musicians, students and graduates of the Academy of Music in Kraków, performing and touring all over the world. Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, and Brahms are only a few names from the Quartet’s repertoire. Additionally, they perform contemporary film scores and jazz pieces. The Royal Cracow Quartet has given concerts in Poland, Germany, Austria, the Netherlands, and the United States. They have played in numerous notable concert halls, including the Konzerthaus Berlin, the Beethovenhalle Bonn, the Wiener Musikverein, the Rzeszów Philharmonic, the Wrocław Philharmonic, the National Philharmonic and the Royal Castle in Warsaw, the Aula of the Collegium Minus of Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, etc.
In 2009 they have released their debut album.
Play Bubble Football for a hilarious and memorable experience in Krakow. Spend an hour on the field, doing your best to run and pass the ball with your upper body encased in a massive inflated bubble. Contact with other players will send you bumping and rolling. Enjoy a few other bubble games, like Sumo Wrestling and Last One Standing, before your time is up.
Watch Wisla Krakow play at their home stadium with VIP tickets to see the Krakow football team. Trying for tickets upon arrival at the Wisla Krakow stadium can mean poor views and a long wait, but securing VIP tickets in advance ensures your access to catered food and great seats, while upgrading to Gold-level tickets gives you the chance to meet Wisla Krakow players after the game.
Basically, you’ll delve into the life of people who live in the royal capital of Poland. By using google maps, pictures and videos, we’ll show you what makes Krakow so special and unique. Find out what you can do in Kraków and what you can’t.
Having 5 years experience of guiding we would like to share with you the top things our tourists ask us about. For example, why you could be imprisoned for 3 years for saying Polish Death Camps; or why would you have big troubles for wearing some certain type of cloth in Krakow. Discover what is the reason why 2.5 mln came to Krakow for 10 days and some people dress like “Ku Klux Klan” but in black. What is the most favorite place of Roman Polanski in Kraków and what is the most picturesque spot in the city. In general, it’s a light tour which gives you a feeling of Kraków’s spirit with its unusual traditions and dramatic history.
So grab a coffee or wine and your comfiest pajamas and let’s “meet” in Kraków!