Located in the south of Poland, take a look at our range of holidays to Krakow and prepare to visit the country’s second biggest city. An exciting destination full of fascinating landmarks and vibrant culture, there’s lots to discover with holidays to Krakow from Bournemouth.
Suitable for all kinds of getaways, from romantic escapes to sightseeing trips and stag and hen parties, don’t miss out on our selection of affordable holidays to Krakow. From mythological legends to a beautiful Old Town and buzzing nightlife, Bournemouth to Krakow holidays are perfect if you love to explore.
As the legend goes, Krakow was founded when mythical ruler Krakus defeated a dragon, and built the city above its lair. Nowadays the place where the cave is believed to have been, at the foot of Wawel Hill, plays host to the National Art Collection, Wawel Castle and Wawel Cathedral. Learn about the history of the city and of Poland, while exploring fascinating exhibits and seeing some impressive buildings.
Wander among the historic streets of the atmospheric Old Town where you’ll find the city’s beating heart, the Rynek market square, before checking out the various branches of the National Museum. Or head beneath the Rynek and pay a visit to the Rynek Underground Museum, which exhibits an interesting display that chronicles Krakow’s history.
After a busy day of sightseeing, spend the evening seeing a performance at one of the city’s theatres, such as the stunning Juliusz Słowacki Theatre. Or sit down for a taste of traditional Polish food, and feast on specialties such as borscht and pierogis. If you really want to have an authentic local experience, you’ll have to drink your vodka straight, which might get you in the mood to have a dance in one of Krakow’s lively bars or nightclubs.
Visit the historic salt mines at Wieliczka around 20 minutes out of town, explore the quirky Jewish District or go on a somber and moving tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau with holidays to Krakow from Bournemouth Airport.