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Day tours

Lonely Planet Experience

Nowa Huta - Ideal Communist City

Starting at$78

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Krakow Tour: Nowa Huta - Ideal Communist City

Starting at$155

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Krakow Food by Foot Tour

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Cultural & Theme Tours

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial Guided Tour from Krakow

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Day Trips & Excursions

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine 2-Day Tour from Krakow

Starting at$81

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Day Trips & Excursions

Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow

Starting at$40

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Day Trips & Excursions

Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow with Lunch

Starting at$80

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Transfers & Ground Transport

Krakow Airport to Hotel Private Round-Trip Transfer

Starting at$5

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Multi-day adventures

Classic

The Best of Eastern Europe

Starting at$1,997

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Classic

Eastern Europe, Croatia & the Balkans

Starting at$3,740

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

European Trail: Capitals & Cafés

Starting at$4,165

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Rome to London: Cobblestones & Cuisine

Starting at$3,599

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Rome to Berlin: Piazzas, Pilsners & the Past

Starting at$2,295

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Budapest to Berlin: Graffiti Walls & Market Halls

Starting at$1,020

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

Budapest to London: Bike Tours & Belgian Waffles

Starting at$1,997

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18-to-Thirtysomethings

London to Berlin: Art & the Alps

Starting at$3,468

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Stay at Amazing Places

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Recent stories

Travel on a budget

Spending diary: what I spent on a two-day trip to Kraków

7 min readPublished 22 Jan 2020

Lonely Planet staffer Katharine Nelson had a festive minibreak with friends in Kraków, Poland. Here's how much she spent on the trip.

Spending diary: what I spent on a two-day trip to Kraków
Art and culture

How to spend a perfect weekend in Kraków

4 min readPublished 25 Nov 2019

Two days in Kraków will give you a decent chance of seeing most major sights. Here's our guide to making that a perfect weekend.

People strolling through Kraków’s Main Market Square in the evening © Capture / Getty Images
Explore

5 great day trips from Kraków

5 min readPublished 14 Oct 2019

Kraków is parked with things to see and do, but it's also an awesome jumping off spot for a variety of day trips. Here are five of the best.

A couple hike down a mountain path near Zakopane © Karol Majewski / Getty Images
Festivals

Krakow’s Jewish culture is in the midst of a revival

4 min readPublished 23 Jul 2019

Jewish history in Poland goes back more than a thousand years, when the country was the epicenter of European Jewish life. Always Poland’s cultural…

The side of a red brick three-story building shows a black and white mural with Hebrew writing and the prominent image of a woman; Krakow Jewish cultural revival
Food and drink

How to live like a Local in Kraków, Poland

5 min readPublished 19 Mar 2018

Lonely Planet Local Amy Hornsby has lived in Kraków for two years, where she spends her time soaking up the old world charm of eastern Europe and…

How to live like a Local in Kraków, Poland