Krakow Self-guided Tour for Kids, Krakow

Krakow has a lot of attractions and activities for families. Many special Wonderlands, such as Kulkoland or Anikino, will entertain your kids and make them happy. If you want to have a fun and active time with you family, consider visiting the fairy-tale Aqua Park. Some nice cafés offer lovely ambiance with special dishes and playgrounds for your fidgety little ones. And don’t forget to visit some toy shops where they can choose a present to remind them of the trip to Krakow.
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Krakow Self-guided Tour for Kids Map

Guide Name: Krakow Self-guided Tour for Kids
Guide Location: Poland » Krakow (See other walking tours in Krakow)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.3 km
Author: ellen
Groteska Theatre

1) Groteska Theatre

A theatre like no other in the world, the Groteska Theatre aims to only tickle ones imagination with stories that are far from reality. Unlike other theatres, which tell tales that are inspired from life and the true reality of existence, the Groteska aspires to take its audiences into a mystical land of fairy tales, elves, myths and magic.

Open since 1945, the Groteska reaches its audiences through puppets, paintings, masks and artists. It was founded by one of the most outstanding stage...   view more
Massolit Books

2) Massolit Books

Yet another interesting place in Krakow, the Massolit is a place where one can curl up in the comfortable interiors with a good book in hand. If you love reading and can never get enough of any book, then the Massolit is the place for you.

Owned by an incredible American couple who have a great passion for books and Poland, the Massolit boasts of a mammoth collection of over twenty thousand titles. The store covers a vast range of genres right from popular- fiction, non-fiction, coffee table...   view more
Wawel Royal Castle

3) Wawel Royal Castle (must see)

With the wealth of history and abundance of heritage, the city of Krakow is a haven for admirers of the past. The Wawel is one such place in Krakow where one can get enchanted by the city’s legendary sagas. The Wawel Hill has formed about 150 million years ago and is majorly made up of Jurassic limestone that dates back to the Oxfordian age. The Hill comprises many historically significant buildings that date back to different eras. Surrounded by water and marshes, archaeologists found...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Aquarium and Natural History Museum

4) Aquarium and Natural History Museum

Located in the center of the Old Town in Krakow, adjacent to the Wawel Castle is the Aquarium and Natural History Museum. Housed in an unusual building, this is a must visit in Krakow. Amidst all the historical buildings in the Old Town, the museum filled with exotic marine life comes as a pleasant surprise.

Together, the Aquarium and National History Museum house over 130 species of exotic fish and marine organisms collected from all over the globe. Apart from that, you can also treat your...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Krakowianka Ice Rink

5) Krakowianka Ice Rink

If you are looking for a fun pastime or an active rest together with your children, try the Krakowianka Ice Rink. Two skate rinks are available. Even if you're only learning how to skate, don't deprive the family of fun and...   view more
Park Wodny

6) Park Wodny

This huge Aqua Park was nominated “The Construction of the Year” in 2000. It's an ideal place to have a good time with your family. It includes wild springs, water massage, counter-currents, many swimming pools with a Mediterranean water temperature, salt-water Jacuzzis, saunas and places designed for water sports, and several entertainment...   view more
Botanical Garden

7) Botanical Garden

The Botanic Garden of the Jagiellonian University (Polish: Ogród Botaniczny Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego) is a botanical garden, founded in 1783 in Kraków. It is located east of the Old Town (Stare Miasto) and occupies 9.6 hectares. It belongs to the Jagiellonian University and is classified as a historical location. Situated not far from the center of Krakow Botanical Garden is an oasis in the busy city. An ideal place to have a rest. It was one of the first European botanical scientific...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia

Walking Tours in Krakow, Poland

Create Your Own Walk in Krakow

Create Your Own Walk in Krakow

Creating your own self-guided walk in Krakow is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Daily Life Walk in Krakow Kazimierz

Daily Life Walk in Krakow Kazimierz

Kazimierz is a farmer Jewish district. It was founded in the 14th century by the King Casimir. It might be called the most charming district in the city. The largest street, Szeroka, has many lovely cafés and restaurants, boutiques and shops. Things are really zipping along here. Learn about the residents of Kazimierz and their daily life routine through the following tour.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 1.7 km
Krakow Acclaimed Museums Walking Tour

Krakow Acclaimed Museums Walking Tour

One of the best ways to learn about Krakow is to visit its numerous museums. You will be charmed by Krakow’s sense of history, culture and tradition. Check the list of museums that are popular among tourists and Krakow's friendly locals in this next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.3 km
Krakow Old Town District Self-guided Tour

Krakow Old Town District Self-guided Tour

The Old Town is an ideal district for sightseeing as it is free of traffic and you can enjoy a quiet walk and some fresh air. The district has many attractions, including historical buildings and monuments, grand churches and museums. Here you can see Krakow’s oldest architecture. The residents began building the Old Town in the 13th century. At that time it was surrounded by great city walls but today only parts of the walls remain.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.7 km
Museums Tour in Krakow's Old Town

Museums Tour in Krakow's Old Town

Krakow, the second capital of Poland, is the cultural center which is why you will find a lot of museums of all kinds here. Learn about the history of Krakow and Poland at the Historical Museum and learn about the nation’s traditions at the National Museum. There are also unique collections you will not find anywhere else in the world. A great deal of museums are dedicated to ancient, medieval and modern art. Take the following tour to discover the most popular museums in Krakow’s Old Town.

Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.1 km
Krakow Shopping Spots Tour

Krakow Shopping Spots Tour

Krakow is a very attractive place for shopping lovers. It has a lot of specialty shops, malls and charming markets with everything you need. As you wander through the narrow streets of the Old Town, visit some of its splendid boutiques. Antiques lovers will definitely get something interesting for bargain prices in the Street Markets. Check out the most popular shopping spots of Krakow in the next self-guided tour.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.2 km
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

In the course of fifteen centuries Krakow has evolved from a tiny hamlet at the top of the Wawel Hill, overlooking the Vistula River, to one of Europe's culturally richest destinations. One of a kind on the list of the World Heritage Sights, Krakow is a recognized center of the academic, artistic and cultural life of Poland. Take this orientation walk to acquaint yourself with some of the city's most popular tourist attractions.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.5 km