Skip-the-Line Wawel Castle Chambers Private Tour

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Discover the rich history of the Wawel Royal Castle, the #1 World Heritage site in Poland. Choose between our private tour of the Wawel Hill with State Rooms, Treasury and Wawel Cathedral.

Highlights

  • Visit the amazing Wawel Hill and Royal Castle with a 5-Star Private Guide
  • Save time with skip-the-line tickets to Krakow’s top-rated attractions
  • Explore the richly decorated State Rooms of Polish kings (2-, 3- & 4-hour only)
  • Admire the sacred art and chapels of Wawel Cathedral (3- and 4-hour tours only)
  • See amazing treasures collected through the Golden Ages (2 & 3hour Treasury &4H)

Description

Wawel Castle is a crown jewel of Polish history, royal heritage and architecture nestled atop Wawel Hill. This tour with skip-the-line tickets allows you to beat the crowds and explore the nooks and crannies of this World Heritage site with an Expert Guide, who will tailor the experience to your needs and interests. Discover the legends of Krakow! Book a 2-hour private tour of the Wawel Castle State Rooms and Hill. This option includes skip-the-line tickets to the main exhibition of the castle’s interiors, offering an insight into the history of Polish statehood and monarchy. Together with your Private Guide you will explore Wawel Hill surrounded by defensive walls, the castle’s charming courtyards and piano nobile - the grand rooms intended for sessions of the sejm and senate, royal audiences, wedding receptions and balls. These chambers are filled with many beautiful paintings, antique furniture and cordovan tapestries that illustrate the power and wealth of Polish kings at that time. Book a 3-hour private tour of the Wawel Castle State Rooms, Cathedral and Hill. This option includes additional entrance tickets to the Wawel Cathedral, ZIgmunt’s Bell and Cathedral Museum. This nearly 1000 years old church is an architectural masterpiece and a treasure trove of royal heritage. Inside, you will see richly decorated side chapels and representative mausoleums of Polish monarchs, saints, military leaders, writers and other notable figures. You will also climb up the cathedral tower to see the famous Sigmunt’s bell and breathtaking views over Krakow. Book a 4-hour private tour of the Wawel Castle State Rooms, Treasury, Cathedral and Hill. On this extended tour you can discover the entire Wawel Castle Complex in 1 day. The additional skip-the-line tickets to the Crown Treasury allow access to a collection of the most valuable insignia collected from generation to generation or as diplomatic gifts for Polish monarchs. Crowns, scepters and swords are just some of the treasures you will see. Book the alternative 2-hour private tour of the Wawel Castle Treasury and and Hill. Since the State Rooms are closed on Mondays, we offer you this option to show you only parts of the castle. On Mondays you can explore Wawel Hill, admire the castle’s Renaissance exterior architecture and courtyards, and visit the amazing Crown Treasury with our reserved free admission tickets. Book the alternative 3-hour private tour of the Wawel Castle Treasury, Cathedral and Hill. Entrance tickets are included. This extended tour combines visiting the Crown Treasury with a visit to Wawel Cathedral, showcasing the wealth and power of Polish kings and queens during the Golden Age. Come and discover the most important treasures of Wawel Castle!

Includes

Private Walking Tour of Wawel Hill, Wawel Castle State Rooms, Royal Treasury, and Cathedral (number of attractions depends on the selected option) 5-Star Licensed Guide speaking fluently in your chosen language Free admission to Wawel Hill and Castle Courtyards (all options) Skip-the-line tickets to the Wawel Castle State Rooms (2-, 3- and 4-hour State Rooms tours only) Regular tickets to the Wawel Cathedral (3- and 4-hour State Rooms and Treasury tours only) Skip-the-line tickets to the Wawel Castle Crown Treasury (4-hour State Rooms tour only) Free admission the Wawel Castle Crown Treasury (2- and 3-hour Treasury tours only on Mondays)

Important Information

  • Check your email the day before the tour for important information. Please note that the number of attractions depends on the selected option. The State Rooms are closed on Mondays, so we offer an alternative tour with free admission to the Crown Treasury (you’ll need paid tickets to visit the Treasury on Tuesday-Sunday). Skip-the-line tickets to the State Rooms and Crown Treasury are timed, so you can enter immediately at your reserved time slot without queuing at the ticket office. Regular tickets to Wawel Cathedral will be purchased on site. Admission during masses and special events is restricted and longer waiting times are expected during Polish or Catholic holidays. There are 144 steps leading to the top of the Sigmund’s Bell Tower, so you must be in good health to climb it. The stairs are very narrow and the ceiling is low. We limit your group size to 20 people per guide. Whispers for 9+. Pickup is available within 1,5km from the meeting point.

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