Guided Walking Tours of Krakow
KrakowHomes in cooperation with licensed Tour Guide Dennis McEvoy offers walking tours or one-day trips to interesting places. This is the "Poland in a nutshell", the best sights which you can choose from. See the old capital Krakow, the Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial, Czestochowa Monastery, the beautiful Tatra Mountains, and the world-famous salt mines in Wieliczka. Tours
can be combined and
tailored to your need and interests.
Your Krakow Tour Guide
recommends Guided Tours of Dennis McEvoyNumerous clients have expressed their enthusiaism about the quality and character of the walking tours. We have no hesitation in recommending the passonate and non standard approach of Dennis McEvoy.
www.tourcracow.com | +48 500 807 358 |
Dennis McEvoy - I am a
licensed Krakow city guide, translator, and an enthusiastic promoter
of Krakow's history, culture, architecture, and lore. It is my goal
to reveal to travelers from around the world the secrets hidden in
the architectural and cultural fabric of Krakow's urban landscape. I
have translated numerous books about Krakow and the region and was
selected to be the guide and translator for Prince Charles' visit to
Krakow in 2008. (Strange but true...)
A walking tour of the Old Town where we will visit the most
essential places and monuments to get you acquainted with Krakow's
rich history and cultural heritage. We'll walk and talk our way
around the Main Market Square, St. Mary's Church, the Jagiellonian
University, and the Old City Walls, Florianska Gate, and Barbakan. Tour lasts 11/2-
2 hrs. Price: 1-3 persons 100zl, 4-6 persons 120zl, more than 6
In-depth Old Town
We'll explore in-depth the streets, squares, and monuments of
the Old town and Wawel Hill. We'll walk and talk are way around the
Main Square, St. Mary's church, St. Anne's church, the Jageillonian
University, the Old City Walls and Gate, the Dominican Cloisters, the
Planty Park, and the Wawel Cathedral and Castle. Plus we'll take a
break at one of Krakow's atmospheric cafes or underground cellars. Tours lasts 3 1/2
hours. Price: 1-3 persons 150zl, 4-6 persons 180zl, 6 or more persons
I can't tell you
what we'll see on this tour, but I can guarantee some interesting
surprises and things you won't find in guide books. If you're
adventurous then this the tour for you. Will we visit a secret
crypt?, or see some martyr's blood? Well, I can't tell you! You have
to join the tour to find out...
| Tour lasts approx. 2hrs | Price 1-3 persons 120zl, 4-6 persons 150zl, more than 6 persons
Sick and tired of
museums and monuments? Well give your mind a rest and indulge your
taste buds. On this tour we'll sample some traditional Polish foods.
And for the more daring, some flavored Polish vodka! Sample Polish
dumplings, smoked sheep's cheese, kielbasa, the Papal cream cake or
Krakow cheese cake, homemade ice cream (May-Oct), and other
| Tour lasts approx. 2 1/2
hours.| Minimum 4 persons | Price 80zl per person | includes: food and
one shot of vodka (or another beverage for the less adventurous) |
Kazimierz (Former Jewish
A walking tour that explores the old Jewish
neighborhood where 7 synagogues have been preserved along with two
historic Jewish cemeteries. We'll explore places associated with the
local Jewish community, past and present, plus locations from the
film Schindler's List. We'll also visit the monumental Corpus Christ
church, one of the most impressive Gothic churches in all of Poland.
Tour lasts 2 hours. Price 1-3 persons 120zl, 4-6 persons 150zl, more
than 6 persons 180zl.
Schindler's List and
Wartime Ghetto tour
A walking tour of Jewish Kazimierz, places
associated with the filming of Schindler's List and events from WWII.
We'll visit the one active synagogue and its historic cemetery,
Schindler's Factory, the Ghetto square and the preserved section of
the Ghetto walls. Tour lasts 2 hours. Price 1-3 persons 120zl, 4-6
persons 150zl, more than 6 persons 180zl.
Walking Tours of Krakow
Explore the history,
architecture, and culture of Krakow as we walk and talk our way
around the streets and squares of the city. Krakow's rich history and
exceptional architectural heritage are filled with enough secrets and
mysteries to fascinate even the most seasoned traveler. And explore
the city with a local expert who will go the extra mile to make sure
you have a great time in Krakow. Tours last 2- 21/2 hours
. Prices: for groups of up
to 3 persons: 120zl. 4-6 persons: 150zl. More than 6 persons: 200zl.
Krakow Old Town
A cross section of Krakow's architectural history, from Romanesque
through eclectic early 20th century buildings. Medieval
fortifications, Gothic churches and cloisters, Baroque masterpieces,
and Art Nouveau design.
Jewish and Christian monuments stand side by side. From splendidly
preserved Gothic churches, a Medieval synagogue and 16th century
Jewish cemetery, to a Baroque shrine housing a national pantheon and
the blood of a martyr.
Off the Beaten
Outside the Old Town, Krakow is
more than just the main square, there are wonderful monuments and
buildings within a 1 km radius of the Old Town. You can explore
impressive Baroque churches and eclectic 19th century residences and
monuments that most visitors never see.
On the walks we will visit
a sample of the most significant monuments as well as places
off-the-beaten path. It is possible to combine
the above tours into longer walks and to customize tours to suit your
interests and time schedule.
In an involving and
entertaining way I aim to illustrate and decipher Krakow's long,
turbulent history. The walks are designed to give visitors an
understanding and appreciation of Krakow's long, rich history through
the use of numerous historic photographs, illustrations, legends,
anecdotes, and odd facts.
we can also arrange for you the following trips:
Salt Mine Tour
Dunajec river gorge + Nidzica Castle