What you can visit

Krakow

For hundreds of years it was a residence for kings of Poland. The oldest historical data come from 1000 year (X century). The central part of the city is the Wawel Royal Castle. Its great walls hide real treasures and a remarkable history of the place. In the western slope of the Wawel hill there is a cave known as the Dragon's Cave. Nearby there is a fire breathing monument of the dragon. Krakow boasts one of Europes most beautiful market squares decorated with rennaisansce arcitecture. It’s full of life no matter what time of year.

There are numerous art exhibitions, merchants offering local goods, such as: handcrafted wears and jewellery as well as cafes, bars, restaurants and shops around the city square.

In the middle of the market, retained in all its beauty, you will find the medieval Cloth Hall, Sukienice. On the other side of the square there is St. Mary’s Basilica – the most beautiful in the country. An altar dating back to the 15th century can be found inside the church, the effigies incorporated into the design of the altar become alive upon close inspection, a true national wonder by Wit Stwosz The National Museum in Krakow holds a number of exihibition from polish military collection to an art gallery from numerous world renownd artists. Have you heard of the famous Leonardo Da Vinci? Cracow is the place where you can admire his well known „Lady with an Ermine”. On the south side of the city, you will find the Kazimierz district known for its historical synagogues. Krakow is also famous for the Jagiellonian University and gothic cathedral, where Kings of Poland are burried. These are not the only attractions available in the city.

Krakow – is not only the castle, art and monuments

The place is adjusted for fun lovers, filled with charming cafes, confectioneries and restaurants. They beckon you with regional smells and tastes. Connoisseurs of art shall be delighted with relics here and coffee lovers will get a perfect place to relax.

"Wieliczka" Salt Mine

The "Wieliczka" Salt Mine is one of the most precious mineral and historical sites in Poland where millions flock to each year. Here you can learn about the techniques of extraction of raw minerals that was used 700 years ago. In the 3 km of winding corridors you will decend 800 steps and witness the striking chambers carved out by the miners, an underground lake and unique salt carved statues. There are accessible routes for wheelchair users. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Carved in salt, beautiful chambers, amazing underground lakes, noble carpentry structures and unique salt monuments.
Nearly 3 kms of curvy corridors, 800 steps to be climbed and descent 135 m underground. It’s not surprising that until now, there were 41,5 millions of tourist from all over the world visiting the main touristic trial of Salt Mine „Wieliczka” During the trip you can see another side of the Mine. The legend of Saint Kinga who brought salt to the Polish land. In the middle of the journey there is the Chapel of St. Kinga and the only kind of piece of art made of salt.

Inside the Mine, there is a characteristic microclimate with therapeutic values, it is recommended to those with respiratory problems. Temperature of the place is 14-16 Celsius degrees.

Zakopane

Zakopane is the winter capital of Poland. It most definately is a place worth visiting. Take a stroll down Krupowki the enchanting thoroughfare, where there is a wide selection of shops and stalls selling regional foods like Oscypki (smoked cheese) and traditional wears from the region, as well as a wide selection of taverns and historical highlander buildings.

Wawel Royal Castle

Wawel Royal Castle and the Wawel Hill is one of the most significant historical and cultural places in Poland. It used to be the residence of Polish Kings and is the symbol of statehood. In 1930 it became one of the most important museums of Poland. There are collections of paintings, graphics, engravings, sculptures, jewellery, objects of military intrest, furniture, ceramic artifacts.