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Wawel Hill: Surroundings Tour with Audio Guide

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Discover one of Poland’s most incredible 14th-century architectural gems on your tour of Wawel Royal Hill!

Highlights

  • Enjoy an audio-guided tour of Wawel Hill, home to the Wawel Castle surrounded by lush gardens.

  • Learn about the rich history of this UNESCO site as you explore the outside of the castle with an audio guide.

  • Meet the magnificent Wawel Dragon, one of the most famous dragons in Polish folklore.

  • Marvel at stunning vistas of Cracow and the majestic Tatra Mountains from atop Wawel Hill.

  • Fun fact: The Wawel Hill, rising nearly 228 meters above sea level, is a Jurassic limestone formation dating back a whopping 150 million years!

Inclusions

  • Instructor to help you with the audio equipment

  • Audio-guided tour of Wawel Hill and Wawel Castle

Exclusions

  • Live tour guide

  • Entry ticket to Wawel Castle and other paid exhibitions inside

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Reviews

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Guests from United Kingdom, France, United States and over 21 countries have loved this experience
Christ Irmgard

Christ

4/5

Apr, 2024

Sehr angenehme Audioguide Führung. Angenehme Stimme des Sprechers. Man bekommt Lust noch mehr anzusehen. Es ist ein guter Überblick über die Burg und ihre Geschichte. Auch die kleinen Anekdoten sind gut in den informativen Zusammenhang eingeflochten.Es hat Spass gemacht mit dem Audioguide die Burg kennenzulernen
Michelle Turner

Michelle

4/5

Oct, 2023

We picked our headsets and audio device from the shop next to the church, the lady wasn't very informative, but we managed to do the experience with a few little hiccups. Overall the audio guide was very informative and had a good experience. My only disappointment was we never saw the armoury or the treasury room, I thought this was included, but it was all payable separate. Which was a bit of a let down for me.
lutz theisen

Lutz

4/5

Sep, 2023

The tour with audioguide was very good /voice was pleasant ,clearly structured,understandable narrated.price was good.the narrated informative and interesting. Only the issuing point was difficult to find
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Dr Magyar Sára Noémi

Dr

4/5

Sep, 2023

It was easy to get the tickets and find the information center where we take the headsets. It was so easy to use the audio-guide and the informations were usefull. The city was lovely, we love every little pieces of it.
Julie Charlton

Julie

5/5

Dec, 2023

A must do visit, led by a very genuine guide. It was well organised, structured and communicated.

A castle that served as the abode of Poland’s kings for centuries, the castle on Wawel Hill is amongst the most treasured heritage sites in the country. The castle is divided into several chambers including the State Rooms, ‘The Lost Wawel’ exhibition, the oriental art exhibition, the Royal Gardens, and Dragon’s Den. It also houses an impressive array of artistic masterpieces at an art museum within its walls. These include several Italian Renaissance paintings, sculptures, textiles, furniture, and armor sets from the medieval age.

Originating in Polish mythology, the Wawel Dragon or Smok Wawelski is an especially popular sight on Wawel Royal Hill. You can see the dragon depicted as a massive fire-breathing metal statue in front of one of the several limestone caves that dot the hill. Soak in brilliant panoramic views of Cracow and the Tatra Mountains before ending your tour.

Wawel Royal Castle

Monday10:00 AM - 4:00 PMlast entry 3:00 PM
Tuesday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM
Wednesday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM
Thursday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM
Friday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM
Saturday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM
Sunday9:30 AM - 5:00 PMlast entry 4:00 PM

What's not allowed

  • Due to venue restrictions, pets cannot tag along for this experience.

Accessibility

  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

  • Guide dogs are allowed.

Additional information

  • Entrance for Wawel Cathedral & other exhibitions in Wawel Castle must be paid additionally on your own.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

  • Kindly ensure that you arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your experience to avoid any delays.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • You can redeem the tickets directly at the ticketing office at Tourist Information Grodzka 52A.

  • Address: Grodzka 52-46, 31-006 Kraków, Poland.

  • The Tourist Information Point is right next to church- Saints Peter and Paul Church.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point.

Getting There

  • The closest tram stop is św. Gertrudy, a 5-min walk to the attraction.

  • Trams 6, 8, 13 & 18 will get you here.

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