Top Tours in Poland
Find the best deals on tours in Poland. Experience the real Poland via food, drink and history. There's a lot of choices including Day Trips, Tramways, Architecture Tours, Cultural Tours, Historical & Heritage Tours, Movie & TV Tours, Literary, Art & Music Tours, Ghost & Vampire Tours, Archaeology Tours, and Lighthouses. Further ideas can be found in our blog.
1.5 million people perished under unimaginably brutal conditions at the Auschwitz-Birkenau complex. During this guided tour of Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau) concentration camps, you'll face the brutal history of the Holocaust inside the very buildings where unspeakable acts occurred. One of the most popular of our tours in Poland!
The Auschwitz-Birkenau complex was established in 1940 and in operation for five years. In that time, 1.5 million people perished here. On this Auschwitz tour from Krakow, you'll learn the facts as you tour the world's most famous concentration camp with a guide. Explore memorials and exhibits to help you understand the camp and what it was like to be a prisoner.
Ready to descent 140 meters underground and explore breathtaking chambers with statues made of salt? Start your half-day tour at your hotel in Krakow, where your friendly English-speaking driver will meet you. You will drive to Wieliczka Salt Mine in a comfortable vehicle. At the beginning of your tour, you will get familiar with safety regulations in the mine and then you will begin your journey through salt corridors more than 140 meters underground.
Sailing the famous river, you'll get a completely different perspective on landmarks like Wawel Royal Castle, Most Dębnicki, the Monastery of the Norbertine Sisters, Grunwald Bridge, and more. With no rush and no crowds, it's an hour of peace and quiet on your busy sightseeing agenda. One of our most relaxing tours in Poland!
You'll be moved. You'll be shocked. You'll be educated, all at the Galicia Jewish Museum in Krakow. Learn the history of Jews, browse a thought-provoking photographic timeline, and learn the tragic truth about a culture devastated by the Nazis. Visit the modern cafe and gift shop for refreshments and souvenirs.
If traditional sightseeing tours bore you to tears, give this one a whirl. Bump and rumble around Warsaw's Praga district in a retro bus, while your driver reveals the quirkier side of the Polish capital and its culture. You'll stop by some of the city's must-see landmarks like the Wedel Chocolate Factory, Warsaw Vodka Factory “Koneser", Praga's incredible street murals, and loads more.
St. Mary's Basilica has been casting medieval shadows over Krakow's Market Square since the 13th century. It's one of the most magical buildings in this fairy tale city. Head inside for one of the most stunning altars you've ever seen – the altar of Veit Stoss. Allegedly, Pablo Picasso himself called it the eighth wonder of the world (and he kind of had an eye for detail).
Want a private driver to show you the cool sights of Krakow? Choose from 4 tours and see the Old Town, the Jewish Quarter, Schindler's Factory or the Former Ghetto in an eco-friendly electric vehicle – perfect for navigating those narrow roads. The choice is yours, but it's a greener way to explore. Just tell your local driver where you'd like to go and your wish will be his command.
Treat your ears to a concert of Chopin's mellifluous piano concertos, surrounded by opulent Polish artworks. Sit back and take in a world-class performance as haunting minor melodies and uplifting motifs lilt across the room, in one of the most quintessential Warsaw cultural experiences around. With a traditional Polish drink in hand, and your ears full of beautiful melodies, this is the perfect Warsaw night.
As the most important church in Kraków, Wawel Cathedral's rank is placed higher than St. Mary's Church (the most characteristic) and also the church of St. Wojciech (the oldest). Explore this historic place of worship and hope with an audio guide. One of our highly recommended tours in Poland!
This fascinating historical museum presents over 1,000 years of Jewish life in Poland. It allows visitors to explore past and present Jewish culture, providing a counterpoint to the stereotypes, xenophobia, and nationalistic prejudice threatening today's societies. POLIN promotes openness, tolerance, and truth, contributing to the mutual understanding and respect between Polish and Jewish people.
Save time and money in Krakow with one pass for access to 40 museums and attractions. Choose from 2 or 3 days. See Oscar Schindler's Factory, St. Mary’s Basilica, the Town Hall Tower, Eagle Pharmacy and lots more. Includes free public transport and airport transfers.
See Krakow the way it was over 70 years ago at the best historical museum in Poland! Skip the line and join an expert local guide for some fascinating stories about WWII in the country where it started, and get to feel – as well as see – what life was like in the war! You'll also get to know more about Oskar Schindler, the Nazi who saved the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust.
As one of the most dazzling gems on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Wawel Castle has the wow factor. Looming over the Vistula River, the Wawel oozes medieval charm. Built at the command of King Casimir III the Great, who reigned from 1333 to 1370, its turbulent past makes for a tale or two! One of our most historic tours in Poland!
This interactive museum is packed with dazzling illusions. Will you find the way out of the mirror maze? Stargaze through a giant telescope, brave a walk in a vortex tunnel full of spinning lights, and explore over 50 exhibits to pique your curiosity and get you pondering about time and space
The Polish Vodka Museum traces the history of vodka and its importance in Polish culture. On this guided tour you'll hear about famous brands and the story behind the museum's neo-Gothic home. Learn about the raw ingredients and distillation process required to make the finest Polish vodka, and taste three different variations. Even opt for a connoisseur tasting!
Witness one of the largest permanent exhibitions of 19th-century Polish painting and sculpture in the country at the beautiful Gallery of 19th-Century Polish Art in the Sukiennice. Explore four opulent rooms and marvel at works by the likes of Malczewski, Chełmoński, Bacciarelli and Poland's beloved Jan Matejko.
The atmospheric, antique halls of Kazimierz's old tram depot are a realm of engineering wonders! Explore early public transport, power stations and innovative technologies, and immerse yourself in the manufacturing feats of Krakow at the Museum of Municipal Engineering. The best choice from our tours in Poland for budding engineers!
Take just a few steps down under the surface of the Main Market Square and find yourself in Kraków from centuries ago. Going down every step will take you back a century or two until you finally arrive at your destination: the beginnings of the city of Krakow. Go on a journey to a world long gone, where vampires existed alongside merchants, where salt was the best currency, and sacrifices were necessary when building a house. At the unique Main Market Square Underground Museum excavations and modern technology combine to create a spectacle of sensations.
Ready for an adventure? The crew is waiting to take you on a cruise on the Vistula River. The royal city of Krakow is full of interesting and entertaining places. Sail and see picturesque landscapes: Wawel Castle, Dębnicki Bridge, the Monastery of the Norbertan Sisters, the place where the Rudawa River flows into the Vistula, Dębniki district, John Paul II family house, the Manggha museum of japanese art and technology, Grunwaldzki Bridge, Piłsudskiego Bridge, Bernatek Footbridge, Cricoteka Museum, the historical district Kazimierz and the Church on The Rock.
During your beer tasting tour, you'll sample the best Polish craft and regional beers. Get to know Polish beer, including its history, Polish traditions and customs with your private guide. Learn about Poland's huge tradition of craft beer brewing, dating back to the 16th century, where over 400 breweries were operating with an average nobleman drinking approximately 700 liters of beer per year! This fun and cultural tour will offer an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beers. Spend time with your friends and family as your private guide takes care of all the details and explains each beer that you will drink.
Go on a stroll on Wawel Hill and learn all about its history and significance! During this private walking tour, the licensed guide will take you for a journey through time to the land of Polish kings and queens. Enter the Wawel Castle – the main residency of the Polish monarchy that dates back to the 11th century. Look for the architectonical traces of the Middle Ages, Renaissance or Baroque and reveal the secrets of the castle and its surroundings. Explore rich chambers and beautiful courtyards while listening to many popular tales about the hill and its former inhabitants, like princess Wanda or the Wawel Dragon. One of pour most popular tours in Poland!
Ready to descent 140 meters underground and explore breathtaking chambers with statues made of salt? Start your half-day tour at your hotel in Krakow, where your friendly English-speaking driver will meet you. You will drive to Wieliczka Salt Mine in a comfortable vehicle. At the beginning of your tour, you will get familiar with safety regulations in the mine and then you will begin your journey through salt corridors more than 140 meters underground. Explore remarkable chambers and beautifully decorated chapels hand-carved by local miners. At the end of the route, you can also visit the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here, return to the surface by the high-speed lift.
During this tour you will discover the highlights of Krakow's history, starting with the top attraction at Wawel Castle and walk along the famous Royal Route from Wawel Hill to the Old Town. Explore this fascinating castle from the outside, where you will see its most important points like defensive walls, Wawel Dragon and Wawel Cathedral while learning about its history from your guide. Then, step inside Castle Wawel to discover the most important parts of the castle, including the royal staterooms. In addition to many precious monuments, the castle is also full of ancient paintings and stunning tapestries, which have been preserved from the interior's original decoration.
Poland is known for its delicious cuisine. During this tour, you will discover a variety of polish flavors. Feel the unique atmosphere of traditional restaurants of the Krakow Old Town, full of bars and cafes. You've certainly heard about the legendary Polish pierogi, the national culinary treasure! Luckily for you, during this tour, you will visit the place serving the best pierogi in town. After tasting the richness of Polish dishes, desserts and beverages, you will take part in a completely new experience. Enjoy Polish bison grass vodka shots listening to live Klezmer music band. Your local English speaking guide will not only lead you to the best restaurants and bars but also explain to you the history of Polish cuisine and tell you the interesting history of Krakow.
Feel the unique atmosphere of the Jewish Quarter hidden in narrow cobbled streets, bustling squares, cozy restaurants and cafes serving up traditional Jewish-Polish dishes and old town houses. Start the tour from your chosen pick-up location at any time of day. Walk around and see the major sights of the district such as synagogues, the old cemetery, the Monument to the Memory of Krakow Holocaust Victims, the Jan Karski Bench, “the man who told the world about Holocaust", Helena Rubinstein’s birth house and yard, where the famous movie “Schindler’s List" was filmed. In the Podgórze district walk through the Ghetto Heroes Square with its 70 empty chairs made of iron and bronze, symbolizing the tragedy of the Polish Jews during WWII. See also the remains of Ghetto Walls and Schindler’s Factory, where the tour ends.
Krakow’s communist district, Nowa Huta, is the perfect place to understand the paradoxes of this system. It is one of only two planned socialist realist settlements. A utopian ideal communist city, monumental and grand, built in a country that had just started to raise itself from the rubble of World War II. On this tour, you will learn about the political story behind this district, about the people that inhabited it and their revolution for freedom. See one of the best examples of an ideal communist city which today, surprisingly, has a lot to offer. On this 4-hour walking tour you will: see the monumental headquarters of the steel plant and communist party offices, enter original bomb shelters and command center from the 1950s, where everything remained untouched as a testimony to the times of the Cold War and much more.
Beginning with hotel pick-up and transportation to the Malbork Castle in a comfortable AC minibushis, this 6-hour guided tourn in English is a must-do for anyone visiting Gdansk. Explore the 14th-century Palace of the Grand Master, which was at one point the residence of the so-called Grand Master of the Teutonic Order and see the castle’s various permanent and temporary exhibitions including the collection of weaponry, armor, flags and enormous Amber Museum. Malbork Castle covering 143,591 square meters is the largest castle in the world! Built with 12-15 million bricks it is even bigger than Windsor Castle. Malbork Castle is listed on UNESCO World Heritage Site and is visited by over 500,000 tourists each year. Right now it holds a museum with 40 thousand items. Of all of our tours in Poland, this is the one that we highly recommend!
Kayak your way around Gdansk on the Motlawa river to see the city from a different perspective. Your Guide will lead you to many interesting stops like the Crane, one of the defining symbols of Gdansk representing what little is left of the city's great trading age. You will learn about Gdansk's history at the SS Sołdek, a former Polish coal and ore freighter. Your route takes you around two islands of Gdansk: Granary Island and Olowianka Island. Gdansk's unique location at the crossroads of sea and river routes, waterways of the Vistula river at the Baltic estuary, as well as the Radunia and Motlawa rivers, had a great impact on the history of the city as it is known today. Grab a paddle and follow the canals to see places ferries cannot access. Seize the opportunity to experience a completely different Gdansk to the one you’ve seen on land.
This tour starts with a pick-up from your hotel in Gdansk, and brings you to Buczyniec or Jelenie Ramp to start your two hour boat trip on Elblag Canal, which is unique monument of hydro-engineering from the XIX century. You will sit on the boat with other tourists to admire the peaceful nature and see the mechanical devices which are used to pull the ships from the lower part of the canal to the upper part. Meet your guide at any location in Gdansk, Sopot or Gdynia. You can leave your pickup location at checkout. If you wish to begin this tour 1 hour sooner or later than the starting time, please contact the supplier directly. You will find the contact information in the voucher after booking. Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 12 hours before the activity begins.
If the usual choice of tours in Poland isn't your thing and you prefer to mix sightseeing with partying, this is the tour for you! During your beer tasting tour, you'll sample the best Polish craft and regional beers. Get to know Polish beer, including its history, Polish traditions and customs with your private guide. Learn about Poland's huge tradition of craft beer brewing, dating back to the 16th century, where over 400 breweries were operating with an average nobleman drinking approximately 700 liters of beer per year! This fun and cultural tour will offer an insightful introduction to the world of Polish beers. Spend time with your friends and family as your private guide takes care of all the details and explains each beer that you will drink. Enjoy this beer experience as you sample beers from major Polish breweries, as well as specialty regional beers from the Pomeranian region, and craft beers from microbreweries located in Gdansk. A very popular choice of our tours in Poland!
Your English speaking driver will pick you up from your hotel in comfortable Mini Bus with AC and take you to Sztutowo where former camp and now where the Stutthof Museum is located. Visit the museum for about two hours with English speaking Museum’s guide. Stutthof Concentration Camp, the first and longest operating concentration camp in the Polish territory. The moment the German Nazis invaded Poland, massive arrests of Poles in the Free City of Danzig started. Only in the first day of the war approx. 1500 people were arrested and put in Stutthof Concentration Camp. Stutthof was the place where 110,000 people were kept: men, women and children, citizens of 28 countries and over 30 nationalities. During the imprisonment they were exposed to a number of exterminating factors such as slave-like work, malnutrition, terrible sanitation, disease, mental and physical torture.
Experience a full-day tour to the Wolf’s Lair, located in the middle of forest, it was used as Hitler’s headquarters. This heavily guarded location was once surrounded by a minefield and operated for 4 years, where over 2,000 people lived. Follow your local guide into the forest to find the Wolf's Lair, feel the atmosphere filled with historical events and search for the hidden secrets of this big area. Discover the complex of over 80 buildings built in 1941 that used to be Adolf Hitler’s military headquarters, where he spent most of World War II. See the 50 well-camouflaged bunkers with 6 meter thick walls and hear about the war decisions that were conceived at this location. This tour includes hotel pick-up and drop-off. Meet your guide at the agreed-upon location indicated during checkout. There are many bunkers, undergrounds and old routes, so be sure to wear comfortable shoes. One of our favourite tours in Poland!