Tourist information in Cracow – where to find?

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 …

Where to sleep in Cracow?

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 Cracow

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 …

Cracow’s Wavelo city bike network

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

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 …

Parking in Cracow

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, …

Prices of most popular products in local shops in Cracow

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 …

Self-service laundries in Cracow, laundromat

While staying in Cracow for quite some time, you may want to wash your dirty laundry. In such a case, you may choose to take advantage of one of self-service laundries. Depending on their location, the price of service may be a bit higher or lower than 12 PLN per 5,5 kg. If you want …

Travelling through Cracow by bike

Cracow is a cyclist-friendly town. In the city center, you may find numerous biker paths and lanes for cyclists. Currently, the total number of such paths for bikers is equal to 165 km, but the majority of them is located within the city center. Travelling through the city on a rented bike is a perfect method …

Top 10 places to eat breakfast in Cracow

Where to eat breakfast in Cracow? Breakfast is an exceptionally important meal, especially for a tourist. Today, we would like to recommend you places where we frequently drop by to eat something. In those spots, prices are more than affordable and the choice of meals is stunning. Typically, breakfasts are  served up to 12 A.M., …