Tours

We would like to invite you to take part in tours offered by our JORDAN Congress Bureau. 

If you wish to make a reservation of a tour please proceed as follows:

1/ Create your account on the Registration bookmark
2/ Log in and book services on the New order bookmark

For any inquires or any problems with registration please contact the JORDAN Congress Bureau: coe2020@jordan.pl

 

All tours are guided in English

 

 ROYAL CLASSIC WALKING TOUR

Price: 190 PLN/person

The price includes: tour with a licensed guide, entrance tickets to the Royal Chambers, the Cathedral.

Duration: 3 hours

Time: daily morning (pick up time and place will be confirmed after reservatin an payment)

Additional information: As the tour involves walking for the most part, please be wearing comfortable footwear.

Our tour of the Old Town, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1978, begins between St. Forian's Gate and Barbican. Then we will go to the Wawel Hill, over which tower the Royal Palace with its impressive arcaded Renaissance courtyard and the famous Gothic cathedral - the place of coronation and the necropolis of Polish kings. After visiting the Cathedral and the Royal Chambers with a great hall called "Poselska" (The Envoy Hall), whose ceiling with 30 carved human heads and an impressive collection of tapestries woven in Brussels will make you astonished, we will go to the oldest university college - the Collegium Maius, with a beautiful Gothic courtyard, to finish the tour in the heart of Kraków - the Main Market Square - the largest medieval square in Europe with St. Mary's Church - a soaring, Gothic church inside which you can admire the impressive altar by Wit Stwosz (Veit Stoss).

 

 WIELICZKA SALT MINE

Price: 220 PLN/person

​​​​​The price includes: tour guide assistance, guided tour, entrance ticket, leaving the mine in a lift after the tour, transportation.

Duration: 4 hours

Time: daily morning (pick up time and place will be confirmed after reservatin an payment)

Additional information: The temperature underground is between 14oC and 16oC. Please bring warm clothing and be wearing comfortable footwear.

Going down the 380 steps into the salt mine you may have the impression of entering a magical underground city, full of mysterious caves, amazing underground lakes, majestic designs and unique salt carvings. The tourist route in the Salt Mine, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1978, is almost 3 km long and consist of winding corridors, 800 steps and a descend to a depth of 135 metres underground. It begins at the Daniłowicz Shaft, where the visitors meet their guide who, while showing them around, will tell them about the history and secrets of the mine, forces of nature that rule the mine, and the ethos of hard work of many generations of miners. Going down deeper and deeper, the visitors will see unusual places, take pleasure in watching the light spectacle on the banks of one of the saline lakes, and learn the famous legend of Princess Kinga, who brought a wealth of salt into the Polish soil. In the middle of the route there is St. Kinga's Chapel, a wonderful chapel dedicated to the patron saint of salt miners, decorated with extraordinary salt artworks.

IMPORTANT: There are approx. 800 steps on the route, 380 of them at the very beginning. Photography and filming require buying a permit, the price is 10 PLN for 1 person. Bringing luggage to the Wieliczka Salt Mine is not allowed with the exception of hand baggage. Hand baggage is considered to be luggage of maximum dimensions 35cm x 20cm x 20cm.

 

 AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU MEMORIAL AND MUSEUM

Price: 220 PLN/person

The price includes: tour guide assistance, documentary film, guided tour around Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau, headphones, transportation.

Duration: 8 hours 

Time: daily morning (pick up time and place will be confirmed after reservatin an payment)

Additional information: The visit to Mueseum takes approx. 3,5 hours. There is a 15-minute break during the tour, we recommend taking something to eat.

The tour of the Museum, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1978, comprises both parts of the former concentration camp - Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau - and a documentary film presenting the first moments after the camp was liberated. The Auschwitz camp has become a symbol of terror, genocide and the Holocaust. It was established by the Nazis in 1940 in the suburbs of the city of Auschwitz, which was integrated into the Third Reich. Today, on the area of approx. 200 hectares you can see preserved ruins of the gas chambers and places filled with human ashes, primitive barracks for prisoners and miles of the camp fence and roads.

IMPORTANT: Photography and filming on the Museum grounds is permitted exclusively for private, personal use. Persons under the influence of alcohol or any other substance are prohibited from entering the Museum grounds. Large items of baggage or backpacks are not permitted on the Museum grounds. Baggage storage is available for a fee in the Visitor Service Centre. The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau does not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm.

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