Krakow is fast becoming a popular city break due to its richly varied history and culture. Its riches boast a wealth of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, a plethora of historic sights and city life to explore, artefacts retained in fine museums and a number of festivals capturing the essence of Krakow traditions. The Old Town showcases many picturesque architectural sights and historic attractions, and during the evening, the town square becomes a pretty display of soft lights and alleyways housing numerous bars, shops and cafes.
Krakow is also known for its strong Jewish history and you’ll find evidence of this in the Kazimierz area close to the Old Town. It’s worth an exploratory visit in order to get a feel for the real Krakow and all its past. The church of St Mary is another impressive tourist attraction as is the Royal Way leading to Wawel Castle and with regular cruises down the river, you’ll have the chance to sit at leisure and pick out the numerous landmarks along the way. There are many cafes, bars and restaurants enticing you in anytime of the day, just perfect for a break as you enjoy Old Town shopping and all of Krakow delights.