Discover Krakow through guided, free walking tours.
Are you ready to discover the magic of Krakow? Ancient kings and fire-breathing dragons?!
Join our experienced team of professional and entertaining guides to discover the wonder of this enchanting city. Whether for a tour of the charming medieval old town, or a compelling walk through the Jewish District of Kazimierz, our aim is to leave you mesmerised by the history and beauty of Krakow. —– TOURS ARE CURRENTLY NOT RUNNING DUE TO COVID-19 —–
How it works
Our Free Tours are free to join and are contributions based. Our hardworking and dedicated guides earn money from tips. If you enjoy yourself, be sure to leave something at the end of the tour. The great thing about free tours is you can decide at the end how you much you are happy to pay.
When & where to meet
To join our Old Town and Jewish Quarter Free Walking tours, meet us every day in front of St Mary’s Basilica in the Main Market Square- lookout for our guides with the Blue Umbrellas. We meet every day at 11:00 am for ourFree Old Town & Castle Tour and at 3:30 pm for our Free Jewish Quarter tour & Krakow Ghetto tour. Guests can feel free to show up for our free tours, but we recommend reserving your spot for free, using the booking section below. Info on all of our other tours can be found on the Free Tours and Paid Tours tabs at the top of this page.
How to book
To reserve your place please click the widget and fill in the details + select your preferred date. Booking is not mandatory for the free tours but it’s always helpful for us to know who we will be spending the afternoon exploring Krakow with. You will receive a confirmation email & PDF copy of your ticket to your email address. You can bring this or simply tell our guides the name it was booked under as they will have a full list of all bookings.
For all group bookings or 8 people or more please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a private tour.
If you are interested in making a larger then normal group booking, work or social event including school groups please email us at email@example.com and we can organize a private tour.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, guests joining our tours are welcome to wear face masks for the safety of yourselves and others around you. Please help us by following the recommended safety procedures. Where possible social distancing measures will be implemented during tours and maximum tour numbers will be in place.
To ensure your place on our Free Walking tours we recommend booking in advance- see the ‘How to book’ section of this page.
If you have concerns over joining our regular group tours, we recommend either to arrange a private tour with us, or to download our- ‘Historic krakow: Old Town & Castle audio tour’ below- and be guided around the city using your phone.
For the time being, our guides will greet you with a welcoming smile, rather than a hearty handshake.
Stay safe- City Walks Krakow Team
Want to learn about the magic of Kraków in your own time? Download our Old Town & Castle audio tour and hear the history through your headphones.
This is a professional quality tour written by City Walks Krakow and narrated by our very own guide- Dale, that activates using your phone’s GPS. So you can just relax and be guided through the city.
Great reasons to take an audio tour
- You can go at your own pace and stop for photos, or for a rest whenever you feel like it.
- You can take an audio tour at any time of day and fit it around your own schedule
- Voice Map have audio tours all over the world and use the latest GPS technology to ensure the highest quality