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Kraków

Kraków: 2 Day Itinerary

Kraków skillfully combines modernism with history. Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture are among its rich architectural legacy; lively modern art scenes are found in galleries and studios. Traditional Polish food to cosmopolitan tastes are all available in the city's eating scene. Discover its artistic manifestations as you stroll around lovely streets on this luxury two-day excursion.

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Luxe Kraków Absolute Musts

Wieliczka Salt Mine - Underground wonder, magnificent rooms, elaborate salt sculptures, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Kombinat Steelworks  - Historical value industrial complex, representative of Poland's industrial past. Organise a tour.

Kazimierz - Bohemian neighborhood with a rich past, Jewish ancestry, creative vibe, and active nightlife.

Luxe Kraków Itinerary & Map 

Navigate your way through Kraków with our recommended itinerary and map. View Google Maps with color-coded areas in interactive mode and access our scheduled list of spots.

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Daily Plan Summary

H15 Palace Hotel

Stay

Day 1

Explore

Kraków Old Town

Visit

St. Mary's Basilica

Visit

Wawel Hill Sp. z o.o.

Explore

Kazimierz

Visit

National Museum in Krakow

Sculptures in National Museum in Krakow

Lunch

Pod Nosem

Visit

Kombinat Steelworks

Dine

Farina Restaurant

Day 2

Visit

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Lunch

Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa

Explore

Wawel Royal Castle

Relax

ALUNA Asian Massage - masaż azjatycki

Dine

Kazimierz Quarter

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Kraków Day 1: Old Town & Kazimierz

Kombinat Steelworks
Kombinat Steelworks

Elegant fusion of modern comfort and ancient charm is provided by H15 Palace Hotel. Situated in a townhouse from the 19th century, the hotel offers tasteful rooms and suites furnished with contemporary conveniences. Its prime position makes it a great starting point for seeing Kraków and offers quick access to its cultural gems.

Architecture Tour

Start your walking tour in the historic Old Town to see amazing Gothic and Renaissance buildings like St. Mary's Basilica and Cloth Hall. Then, head to Wawel Hill to see the magnificent Wawel Castle with its Romanesque, Gothic, and Renaissance features. Finally, head to Kazimierz, the Jewish Quarter, to see a variety of quaint buildings reflecting many architectural styles.

Mid-20th-century sculpture will be the centerpiece of the Polish Art Gallery's June expansion. The new room will complement the 20th-century gallery and unite modern Polish sculpture history. The exhibition will highlight 20th-century sculpture's breakthrough human figure work. The small exhibition space allows for a synthetic approach to corporeality, body symbolism, memory, and constructive movement. The exhibition will include classic and lesser-known works by famous sculptors and underrepresented modern art.

A gastronomic jewel in Krakow, Pod Nosem serves wonderful food. The old townhouse restaurant has a beautiful decor and a creative food. Its unique interpretation on classic Polish cuisine is a must-visit for those seeking a delicious and beautiful blend.

The Kombinat Steelworks, a communist industrial emblem, has a rich history. Built in the mid-20th century, it helped industrialize Poland. Under state supervision, it produced steel for many areas, boosting the economy. The era's engineering marvels and Poland's industrial past are remembered by its huge structures. Polish history is taught on the tour, which is fascinating.

Farina Restaurant serves delicious Italian food. The restaurant has modern architecture and a comfortable atmosphere in a gorgeous historic structure. Italian cuisine made with fresh ingredients are served with a large wine list. Farina's food, environment, and service combine for a great meal.

Kraków Day 2: Wieliczka & Wawel Castle

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Wieliczka Salt Mines

A fascinating underground realm, the Wieliczka Salt Mine displays salt mining's unique architecture and history. Discover fascinating passageways, salt sculptures, and underground lakes. The mine is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must-see in Poland due to its medieval history and unique subterranean delights.

Near Wawel Castle, Pod Wawelem Kompania Kuflowa serves traditional Polish food in a historic setting. The medieval-inspired restaurant offers hearty meals, local brews, and a taste of Poland's rich culinary tradition in a pleasant setting.

Wawel Castle represents national pride and history. Gothic and Renaissance influences grace its beautiful buildings. Poland's royal heritage, valuable relics, and regal atmosphere are on display in the Royal Castle and Wawel Cathedral. Panoramas of the Vistula River enhance its appeal.

The serene Aluna Spa offers a variety of rejuvenating treatments and health experiences. The spa offers a tranquil respite in the city center with massages, facials, and relaxation routines that promote physical and mental health.

Kazimierz Quarter

Restaurants abound in Kraków's old Jewish neighborhood, Kazimierz. Kazimierz has everything from traditional Polish restaurants serving pierogi and substantial cuisine to modern cafes with cosmopolitan flavors. While exploring the district's cultural legacy, visitors can enjoy traditional local cuisine and modern cuisine.

Luxe Kraków Extensions

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