Step back in time to the Krakow of the Middle Ages, when the city was Poland’s capital. During this private 3.5-hour walking tour, follow your guide through the city’s historical heart, and hear tales of medieval kings as you pass landmark buildings of the time. Stroll cobblestoned streets once used for colorful royal coronation processions, and see inside Wawel Royal Castle and Wawel Cathedral, the latter where many monarchs were crowned and buried. Finally, visit the twin-spired St Mary’s Basilica at Rynek Glówny, once the hub of medieval Krakow.
Private 3.5-hour royal Krakow walking tour with an expert local guide
Ascend Wawel Hill to admire the courtyards and chambers of Wawel Royal Castle
Visit Wawel Cathedral, where many Polish kings were crowned and buried
Observe the royal crypts and climb the belfry to view the Sigismund Bell, one of the world’s largest
Follow the ceremonial Royal Route to visit St Mary’s Basilica
Hear fascinating stories about Krakow and its kings during its time as Poland’s capital
Enjoy a flexible itinerary and the undivided attention of a private guide
Why Travelers Choose This Tour
The Sigismund Bell at Wawel Cathedral is a bronze beast by any measure. Cast in the 1500s, it weighs in at around 9.5 tons (9,630 kgs) and is rung to announce the births and deaths of monarchs, among other special events.