Wawel Hill guided tour
Walking tours

Wawel Hill guided tour

Language: English , Polish
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Do this because
  • See places full of history, strolling through the Wawel Hill
  • Learn interesting facts and legends about Krakow from your local guide
  • Go downhill through the Bernardyńska Gate straight into the arms of the Wawel Dragon and his cave
  • Enjoy a relaxing walk while discovering the secrets of one of the oldest cities in Poland
What to expect

Take part in a relaxing walking tour and discover all the secrets of the Wawel Hill. Here, you'll see some of the most iconic sites in Krakow with the UNESCO-listed Royal Wawel Castle among the others. During this guided tour, you will learn more about the history and legends of this unique place.

You will start your tour at Kanoniczna Street, which is a great introduction to Medieval Krakow. You'll see the most expensive hotel in Krakow – the place which hosted e.g. HRH Prince Charles or President Bush. Next, you'll stop at the house of Jan Długosz – the legendary Polish historian, from where you'll enjoy a magnificent view over the panorama of the Wawel Hill.

You'll go uphill, pass through the Arms Gate, stop by the monument of Tadeusz Kościuszko, one of the most important Polish heroes, and later see the Wawel Cathedral. The secrets of Polish kings and governors of the Wawel Castle (including e.g. Hans Frank during the Second World War) will be revealed in a place where they resided and governed–that is, in the arcaded courtyard with its numerous monuments originating from Renaissance. This is where you can experience the legendary Wawel chakra.

You'll continue in the direction of the Crypt of the Silver Bells, and further to the Austrian Hospital from where you will be able to see a beautiful panorama of Krakow if you are lucky enough to have clear sky – you can even see the Tatra Mountains. Next, you'll pass by Sandomierska Tower and go downhill through the Bernardyńska Gate straight into the arms of the Wawel Dragon and his cave.

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What's included
  • Walking tour on the Wawel Hill
  • Professional guide (in English or in Polish, you can choose the language at the checkout)
What's not included
  • Entrance tickets to the sites
Reduced price
  • Infants (0-5 years): for free
  • Kanonicza Street 11, Krakow
Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of Bon Ami cafe.

What to remember
  • Make sure to show up on time. Being late might prevent you from taking part in the tour
  • This is a walking tour on the Wawel Hill, entrance tickets to the Wawel Royal Castle and other sites are not included
  • The tour is in English or Polish, you can choose the language at the checkout
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  • Every day at 10:00 am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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