Krakow: Wawel Royal Hill with Optional Castle and Cathedral

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Visit Wawel Hill, Krakow's number one tourist attraction. Join a guided tour to discover the site from where Polish royalty reigned over Poland. See the most important places on Wawel Hill.


  • Tour the Wawel Hill with a knowledgeable local guide
  • Insights into the secrets of Polish kings and queens
  • Entrance to the medieval courtyard and Austrian Hospital
  • Meet the legendary characters that have passed here
  • Exploration of the Royal Wawel Castle


Join a Guided Tour of Wawel Royal Hill Explore one of Poland's most significant historical sites with a guided tour of Wawel Royal Hill. Discover where Polish kings and queens reigned, and uncover the secrets of the royals with your expert local guide. Begin your journey passing by Cracow's most luxurious hotel and the house of Jan Długosz, offering a stunning view of Wawel Hill. Ascend through the Arms Gate, stopping at the monument to Tadeusz Kościuszko, a national hero, and walk past the entrance to Wawel Cathedral. Continue to the heart of Wawel Hill, visiting the medieval courtyard and the Austrian Hospital for panoramic views of Krakow. Pass by Sandomierska Tower and descend through the Bernardyńska Gate to the cave of the Wawel Dragon. Explore the Royal Wawel Castle, one of Poland’s most important museums since 1930. Admire a vast collection of Renaissance and Baroque art, including tapestries of Zygmunt August, Italian paintings, and the largest collection of tents in Europe. End your tour at the Wawel Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece where Polish monarchs were crowned. Experience the rich history and architectural beauty of Wawel Royal Hill.


Guide Wawel Hill walking tour

Important Information

  • Please ensure you are on time, being late may prevent you from joining the tour
  • Given the religious character of the Wawel site, please dress appropriately: cover your shoulders and knees. Those not suitably dressed might not be admitted within.

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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