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Daytrips from Krakow

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Daytrips from Krakow
From mountains, salt mines, religious and historic sites to another bustling city. Krakow has it all within a short distance.
Good for: Families, Groups, Seniors, Individuals
Seasons: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
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Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
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Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum

The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex ( en.auschwitz.org/m/) comprises two concentration camps. Auschwitz 1 gives details of the history of, and life in the... more »

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine

The Salt Mines are about half hour drive from Krakow, in a little village called Wieliczka.You can also catch a train from the main railway station... more »

Fee: Yes      Duration of visit: 2-3 hours
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Zakopane
Zakopane

Just a few miles from the Slovak border in south central Poland, Zakopane is a resort town in the Tatra Mountains, popular with skiers in winter and with hikers and climbers year-round. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Zakopane grew into Poland’s most visible art colony, a hotbed of culture ended by Soviet influence after World War II. Today it harkens back to an earlier time... More

Just a few miles from the Slovak border in south central Poland, Zakopane is a resort town in the Tatra Mountains, popular with skiers in winter and with hikers and climbers year-round. In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, Zakopane grew into Poland’s most visible art colony, a hotbed of culture ended by Soviet influence after World War II. Today it harkens back to an earlier time, complete with gorgeous wooden houses. Learn about these buildings and more at the Museum of Zakopane Style. Less

Warsaw
Warsaw

Palaces and parkland abound in the Polish capital. Public transport - buses, metro, streetcars and trolley buses - make it accessible. See the city spread before you from the monumental Palace of Culture and Science. Visit the Royal Castle and the Gothic, cobblestone alleyways and baroque palaces of Old Town - destroyed by German troops but now masterfully reconstructed. Old Town sights... More

Palaces and parkland abound in the Polish capital. Public transport - buses, metro, streetcars and trolley buses - make it accessible. See the city spread before you from the monumental Palace of Culture and Science. Visit the Royal Castle and the Gothic, cobblestone alleyways and baroque palaces of Old Town - destroyed by German troops but now masterfully reconstructed. Old Town sights include the moving Uprising Monument and lovely Krasinski gardens. Walk the Royal Way to see the best of Warsaw. Less

Jasna Gora
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Jasna Gora

The holiest place in Poland and one of the world’s most important destinations for pilgrims. Every year several million pilgrims pray before the miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

Fee: No      Duration of visit: More than 3 hours
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