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Tickets for Wawel Royal Hill: Guided Sightseeing Tour

Delve into the history of one of Europe's most spectacular medieval castles

Discover Cracow
Registered address: Plac Szczepański 8, 31-011, Krakow, PL
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Duration: 1h 30mins
Max group size: 20
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Live guide: English
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What's included

1.5-hour guided sightseeing tour of Wawel Royal Hill
Guided tour in English

What's not included

Access to Wawel Castle

Important information

This is an outside tour, access to the cathedral or other buildings is not included.

Meeting point

Kanonicza 11, 31-002, Krakow

  • Learn about 14th-century Poland with a guided tour of Wawel Royal Hill
  • Hear tales from Wawel Castle's long and fascinating history
  • Delve into Polish folklore and separate fact from popular fiction

Looking to get a feel for Polish heritage? Get medieval at one of Europe's most impressive castles, and hear stories dating back to the 14th century from a knowledgeable local guide.

As one of the most dazzling gems on the UNESCO World Heritage list, Wawel Castle has the wow factor. Looming over the Vistula River, the Wawel oozes medieval charm. Built at the command of King Casimir III the Great, who reigned from 1333 to 1370, its turbulent past makes for a tale or two!

With your local guide providing a fascinating snapshot of its history, and that of the surrounding area, you'll admire Krakow's number one tourist attraction from the outside, and get a glimpse of royal life in 14th-century Poland.

Having filled your brain with Polish history, you'll end your tour at the famous Wawel Dragon, armed with the knowledge needed to defeat this fire-breathing legend of Polish folklore!

  • Head to the tour meeting point at Kanonicza 11, at the corner of the Maria Magdalena Square. Look out for a guide with the Discover Cracow sign and show them your smartphone ticket
  • The tour starts at 10:00
  • Get a full refund if you select a refundable ticket during checkout and cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit.
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

Ratings & reviews

30 verified customer reviews
3 reviews
Ruta,  Lithuania Lithuania
12 Jul 2017
The tour was informative, not overwhelmed by facts and engaging. The guide had a great sense of humour. It was a pleasure
Wawel Royal Hill + Live Guide
27 Aug 2019
Very interesting tour with a lot of information given. Lots of historic tapestry to admire and also other artefacts of great value. Also arms and treasures to add to the whole visit.
Wawel Royal Hill + Live Guide
Mandy,  Australia Australia
18 Jun 2017
Well organised, guide very good with English and very knowledgeable on the history of the castle and krakow. Great tour
Wawel Royal Hill + Live Guide

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