HOW TO KRAKOW -A Guide
Congrats! You’ve decided go to Krakow, Poland.
No worries, I got you.
(This is non-sponsored!! Solely based on my personal experience)
Here's what you need to know-
John Paul II Krakow – Balice International Airport (KRK)
Distance to city center: 10 miles
Airport Taxi: 89zł ($25) approx. 25 minutes
Airport Train: 9zł ($3) approx. 25 minutes ( HIGHLY recommend- the easiest & cheapest !)
Airport Bus: 4zł ($1.50) approx. 45 minutes
WHERE TO STAY
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION !
(cannot stress enough the importance of this one)
√ Located in the heart of Old Town
√ Walking distance to all incredible attractions
√ FREE Polish breakfast (it’s delicious!!)
√ Unlimited Cappuccinos for breakfast
√ WIFI included
√ English Speaking front desk
√ Airport shuttle $
√ Tour accommodations $
WHERE TO EAT
( if I had to pick, this is my #1!!)
This is the place where you will find AUTHENIC Polish food
The one where grandma’s in the back whipping out pierogis
Cafeteria style, Seat yourself, good vibes
Trendy, Hip, the 'cool aunt' cafeteria
Fantastic variations of Polish food, even better desserts
Hello VEGAN friends! Yes, 10000% vegan, and delicious
I'll admit, I was impressed. Order the “no waste” pizza (you'll be in for a surprise)
STARA BABA $
This place was interesting.. all about the ambiance? I guess...
Collection of dolls… photos of celebrities, odd décor…
Super ok food
HOW TO GET AROUND
Walk: the city is very pedestrian friendly
Bus/Train: easy to purchase tickets at kiosks around town: 1 way / round trip
Uber: Polish Uber? YEAH, You betcha !
(see map above)
restaurants, bars, live music, street performers, horse carriage rides, flowers, architecture
you name it, has it all!
St. Florian's Gate
Art Wall ( next to St.Florian's Gate)
SALT MINE ( just ~30 minutes from city center)
an absolute must!!
this is me, outside ( didn't wanna spoil whats underground !! )
National Museum in Krakow
( where you will find Leonardo da Vinci's Lady with an Ermine)
St. Marys Basilica
St. Andrew’s Basilica
and every church on every other street
There's so so so much more to see, every corner you turn - is worth admiring in this city!!
Check out these Local IG's for more inspo!
Poland Never disappoints! I hope you enjoy
xx The Modern P