Krakow (Cracow) is an amazing city in the Malopolskie region of Poland, whose stunning mix of history, architecture, entertainment and nightlife have made Krakow city breaks the most popular in Europe. The capital of Poland for centuries, Krakow is awash with unique historical relics, artistic masterpieces and cultural centres, meaning that people of all ages, nationalities and interests flock to Krakow accommodation to revel in the unrivalled entertainment possibilities of Krakow, Poland.
There are so many astonishing buildings to be seen on a Krakow city break that it would be impossible to mention all of Krakow’s things of interest on offer. Walking from your Krakow apartment towards the centre of town is an experience in itself. The best option is to find the Krakow tourist information centre from which guides to the main attractions are available. The Wawel Royal Castle, St Mary’s Basilica and the Jewish City of Kazimierz are some of the most impressive places to visit from a Krakow holiday apartment, but each visitor must find their own itinerary as there are an estimated 6,000 buildings an monuments of historical importance and over 2.5 million artefacts throughout the many museums and churches of Krakow.
One of the finest ways to get an idea of the city from your self catering Krakow holiday rental is to take to the River Vistula. There are a range of guided trips to be done, but almost the best way to do it is by renting a kayak or small motor boat, letting you see Krakow things which would not be noticeable from a Krakow tour on land.
Krakow city breaks are fantastic for Polish gastronomic holidays. There are a huge wealth of bars, restaurants, cafes and inns throughout the city, meaning that not only can you discover the culinary delights of Poland with ease, but also the fantastic Krakow nightlife which has attracted many young visitors to Krakow accommodation over the past decade. Krakow nightlife is great for any taste, as there are numerous traditional inns, traditional music venues and folklore events throughout the city, as well as lively dance music venues.
Accommodation in Krakow is the perfect base for exploration of the wild Carpathian Mountains of Malopolskie. Soaring dramatically into the sky, the Carpathian Mountains offer a natural playground for adrenaline junkies and nature lovers alike. During the summer months, walkers, climbers and para-gliders flock to apartments in Krakow and in winter, snow sports become serious business.
The temperate climate of Krakow means that conditions can change quickly, so a good jacket is a good idea whenever you visit Krakow accommodation. Annual average temperatures are only around 8?C, although in the summer months (July and August) daily temperatures can reach up to 30?C. In the winter, temperatures for a Krakow holidays can be very cold, often around 0?C.
Flights to Krakow are easily found from the UK. There are a range of airlines operating from the UK that provide cheap flights to Krakow Airport (KRK) which is located just 11km from the city centre. Although there is no need to rent a hire car on a Krakow holiday as transport networks in the Polish city are excellent, there are a range of companies offering car hire in Krakow airport.