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Kraków, Mikołajska 28 +48 12 429 60 26

TOURS

Wit Stwosz Hotel offers tours and local trips.
 
Reservations – contact the reception desk: +48 12 429 60 26 or hotel@hotelws.pl

1. AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU MUSEUM

The concentration camp was built in the middle of 1940 at the outskirts of the town of Oświęcim. To the whole world the camp is a symbol of the Nazi terror, genocide and the Holocaust. Undoubtedly, it was the largest concentration camp, where 1.5 million human beings lost their lives.

2. SALT MINE IN WIELICZKA

The Royal Salt Mine in Wieliczka is one of the oldest functioning attractions of its kind in Europe. No wonder it has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The tourist route open to visitors, which is over 2 km long, will take you to the underground world of rock salt labyrinths. You will be enchanted by the underground atmosphere indisputably created by the altarpieces, sculptures and reliefs carved out of the rock salt, as well as subterranean salt lakes and Chapel of St. Kinga illuminated by huge chandeliers made of rock salt.

3. FULL DAY TOUR WIELICZKA SALT MINE & AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU MUSEUM IN ONE DAY WITH LUNCH INCLUDED

Special tour – Wieliczka Salt Mine & Auschwitz in one day with lunch in iconic site–folk restaurant with regional food.
 
Including:
- pick-up from the hotel
- all entrance fees
- local guides
- tour manager on board
- air-conditioned transportation
- very special traditional Polish lunch, with option for vegetarians
- gifts & suprices
Tour organized in English. Other languages-on request.

4. GUIDED WALKS AROUND KRAKÓW

Come and join us on a walking tour of the old centre of Kraków. A walk along the streets of Kraków with a seasoned city tour guide is the best way to see and get to know the city.

5. FOLLOWING THE TRACES OF JEWISH CULTURE

Kazimierz is an old town founded by Casimir III the Great in the 14th century. It quickly became a religious and cultural centre for Jews living in Kraków back then. During World War II the Jewish Ghetto was created there and it was the place from where Jews were deported to extermination camps. Today Kazimierz is filled with atmospheric streets entwined with synagogues, and old signs which remember the past life of this place, and cafés and restaurants with traditional Jewish food and music.

6. DUNAJEC RIVER GORGE RAFTING TRIP

Dunajec River Gorge is one of the most atmospheric places in the whole of Europe. It is the perfect spot for all nature lovers and those who want to escape the noise of big cities. A ride on a wooden raft in the middle of the mountain range of Pieniny National Park will be a source of many visual impressions, and the rafter will tell you tales about the legendary thief Janosik and his group...

7. ZAKOPANE

Zakopane is a small town at the foot of the Tatras, and is considered to be Poland’s winter capital. Historically, it was first mentioned in the 16th century. It is also known for its wooden architecture, which – together with the mountains, the Gorals (highlanders) and the almost ubiquitous aroma of the traditional oscypek cheese – creates the unique atmosphere of this charming town.

8. WADOWICE AND KALWARIA ZEBRZYDOWSKA

Kalwaria Zebrzydowska is a small town situated in a valley between the Maków Beskids and the Wieliczka Piedmont. Its main quality is the Kalwaria Zebrzydowska sanctuary founded in 1602 by Mikołaj Zebrzydowski. Currently it consists of the Basilica of Our Lady of Angels, Franciscan monastery and a complex of 42 chapels and small churches situated between Mount Żar and Lanckorona. In 1999 the complex was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.
 
Wadowice is a small town about 50 km from Kraków where Pope John Paul II was born.

9. PIESKOWA SKAŁA AND OJCÓW NATIONAL PARK

Away from the hustle and bustle of the city, in the midst of picturesque valleys and gorges and caves, is the smallest of the Polish National Parks with an area of only 21 square kilometres. The beauty of the Prądnik River Valley, rich fauna and flora and interesting archaeological history makes this place a compelling tourist spot. During the trip you will also see a Renaissance castle situated on the Trail of the Eagles’ Nests.

10. JASNA GÓRA SANCTUARY IN CZĘSTOCHOWA

Historically, the Jasna Góra Sanctuary was first mentioned in the 13th century. In the west part of the city, formerly known as Old Częstochowa, a calcite hill of 293 metres above sea level rises, on top of which a complex of sacred and residential buildings surrounded by defensive walls and a park is located – known as Jasna Góra. Unquestionably, it is the most important destination for pilgrims in Poland. It owes its unique status to the miraculous icon of the Mother of God.

11. SIGHTSEEING TOUR OF KRAKÓW IN AN ELECTRIC VEHICLE

A ride in an electric vehicle (Melex) will enable you to see the most interesting and attractive spots in Kraków.
There is a variety of routes to choose from – the Old Town, Kazimierz, Podgorze, or combined routes.