Popular Accommodations in Cracow
Highlights in Cracow
- Historical Old Town
- Main Market Rynek Glówny
- Old Synagogue
- The Royal Way
- Shopping spree
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Apartments in Krakow
The Polish city of Krakow allows you to feel completely at home in numerous holiday accommodations both in the centre of the town and in the surrounding districts. Choose, for example, a apartment with old building charm or an apartment in the penthouse style in the best city centre location, in order to spend a varied city trip alone, in twos or with the best friend. A spacious vacation rental with balcony and terrace is again suitable for a large family trip or a holiday party of up to twelve people and offers you comfort and cosiness in a rural idyll.
Holiday in Krakow
Location and orientation
Krakow is located in the southern part of Poland and, as the capital of the Lesser Poland Voivodeship, is the second largest city in the country. Located on the upper Vistula, Poland's longest river, the former cultural capital is the seat of the second oldest university in Central Europe and thus a lively educational centre. Krakow is also known as the region's most important cultural centre and Poland's secret capital. It is divided into 18 districts, including Bronowice, Podgórze and Nowa Huta.
Things to know
The Jewish Cultural Festival is considered the cultural highlight in venerable Krakow, where respect and tolerance are celebrated.
Top 5 travel tips
In the Middle Ages, the former capital of Poland, Krakow was largely spared the destruction of the war and impresses you with its historical townscape. The Old Town of Krakow, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site below the castle hill on the Vistula River, consists of the medieval centre and the Jewish district of Kazimierz. Together with the largest market square in Europe and numerous churches, palaces and historical buildings, the well-preserved old town is worth a visit.2nd tour of the main market Rynek Glówny
Near your inner-city apartment you will find the main market "Rynek Glówny" as the pulsating heart of Krakow's Old Town. Built in 1257, the year the city was founded, the Krakow Main Market Square with its extensive 40,000 square metres is the largest medieval market square in all of Europe and thus an important centre of Polish history. Surrounded by many churches and palaces, the Cloth Hall and the Roman Catholic Marienkirche are two remarkable buildings of architectural design in a central main market location.3. Discover the Old Synagogue
A visit to the Old Synagogue is recommended not far from your holiday home, located in Krakow's Jewish district of Kazimierz. Built in the 15th century and lavishly restored after a medium-heavy fire in the Renaissance style, the protected cultural monument is Poland's oldest surviving synagogue and today houses a Jewish museum. Learn more about the moving Jewish history in the impressive rooms of the prayer house, visit changing exhibitions of renowned artists and let the meter-high book shelves of the extensive specialist library have an effect on you.4. To take the royal road
Krakow is crossed by many publicly marked discovery trails, which take you through the city's most important buildings and sites. As one of the most popular, the so-called "Royal Path" begins north of Krakow's old town. The route takes you past the monument to the Battle of the Grunwald, the former city wall and the Gothic Barbakane defensive tower until you finally reach the Main Market Square with all its other attractions. Since there is a lot to discover along the way, it is advisable to start the tour step by step from your vacation rental in order to duly appreciate all the sights.5. Strolling and shopping in Krakow
The Polish town of Krakow not only impresses with its history and culture, but is also a real insider tip for bargain hunters and souvenir lovers. Make the most of your stay in the lively metropolis and pay a worthwhile visit to the many shops and boutiques around the old town. With no shop opening restrictions, you'll enjoy a consistent shopping experience as the shops and markets are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Arrived in your cozy holiday home, the yield of the day just waits to be extensively examined by you.