Smog is a big problem for Cracow. It is visible nad perceptible in the air especially in winter, when the days are cold. Once, the sight of a person wearing an anti-smog mask on the streets of Cracow caused a smile on the faces of residents. Today, many people use them.
Recently, scooters are a fashionable and comfortable way to explore Cracow. We take the scooter, drive it to a destination and leave it on the sidewalk. Some operators allow you to book a scooter for 30 minutes. We pay only for the actual driving time. In a fast and cheap way, you can move around […]
Our attention is drawn to characteristic, beautiful ceramics in the store windows – original, beautifully styled kitchen utensils such as plates, bowls, dishes, mugs and decorations. All items are hand-made.
In Cracow, there are numerous tourist information points. We would like to indicate that some of them are run by the city council (InfoKrakow), whereas others are owned by private companies. If you happen to visit a tourist information spot which also provides services for tourists, such as transportation to Wieliczka or Bochnia, the offered […]
Cracow is a hot tourist destination, which properly understands the needs of its visitors. While being there, you will find both expensive, exclusive accommodation spots and cheaper hostels. All of them are located in the city center or in a close proximity to it. Thanks to the said fact, you will not waste too much […]
Drinking alcohol in public places (streets, parks, areas near shops, bus stations) is strictly prohibited. Both main streets and side alleys of the Old Town are monitored, so you can be caught and fined for doing so. Outside bars and restaurants, alcoholic beverages can be consumed in designated areas only. If you want to drink […]
The bike network established in Cracow is the oldest one in Poland. However, you do not have to worry as it was completely modernized in 2016. Since 2017, there are 150 spots where you can rent one of 1500 state-of-the-art bicycles. The vehicles can be both rented and returned at any station. The said spots […]
Smoking is forbidden in public places. You cannot smoke in hospitals, shops, banks, postal offices, bus stops, as well as in public transportation. What is more, smoking is also frowned upon in bars and restaurants. Therefore, to do so, you should go outside. In some pubs, there are separate halls for smokers. Typically, they are […]
It has to be indicated that Cracow is not a friendly city for cars. It is hard to find parking spots there especially in the city center. The said fact is mainly caused by historical reasons and architecture – both pavements and streets are relatively narrow. Parking areas in Cracow The center of the city, […]
While visiting Cracow, you should be aware of the prices of most popular products, especially if you have to watch your budget. Below, you will find a juxtaposition of most popular shop chains in Poland together with the prices of some products. Popular food stores – Lidl (mainly German products), Biedronka (a wide range of […]