Plan Your Stay

Kraków: A unique blend of rich heritage and modern vibe

The city of Kraków offers a postcard-perfect setting. Enjoy Europe’s largest medieval market square, soaring churches steeped in history and a fairy-tale castle overlooking the river. That’s just the start of what the city has to offer. This article will help you make the most out of your time visiting Kraków.

Before you leave

Since 21 December 2007, Poland has been a member of the Schengen Area comprising 26 European that have abolished passport and any other type of border control at their common borders. Third-country nationals may enter Poland if they are in possession of a valid travel document and a visa (if required).

Travel & Transportation

Kraków lies in the region of Małopolska, which is located in southern Poland. It can be easily reached by air, rail and bus.


There are options for accommodation in Kraków to fit any budget. The resources below will help you search for high-end hotels as well as discount hotels/hostels or arrange to rent an apartment using a service such as Airbnb.

Honorary Patronage

Jarosław Gowin
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Science and Higher Education
Republic of Poland

Piotr Gliński
Deputy Prime Minister
Minister of Culture and National Heritage
Republic of Poland

Jacek Czaputowicz
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Republic of Poland

Łukasz Szumowski
Minister of Health
Republic of Poland

Jarosław Szarek
President of the Institute of National Remembrance

Wojciech Nowak
Rector of the Jagiellonian University

Maciej Hamankiewicz
President of the Supreme Medical Council

A public task co-financed by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as part of Public Diplomacy 2018 (Dyplomacja Publiczna 2018) competition.

The contents of this site reflect the views held by the authors and do not constitute the official position of the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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