Krakow Airport (Krakow-Balice) is the airport closest to Krakow. From Krakow Airport you can reach the city centre fairly easy. Travelling by bus or taxi is the most popular option. When you’re planning to use a rental car in Krakow, can choose to already retrieve it at the airport. As Krakow Airport is currently under renovation, there is no train transport to the city until further notice.
Taxi from Krakow Airport
The most comfortable way to get from Krakow Airport to the city center, is...
Just outside of Krakow, hiding beneath the surface, is one of the largest salt mines in the world. The Wieliczka Salt Mine, situated right underneath the town of Wielickza, contains a total of over 300 kilometers paths and goes 350 meters into the ground. Today hardly any salt is extracted and the salt mine is foremost an unforgettable place that draw visitors from around the world.
History of the Wieliczka salt mine
The history of the salt mine in Wieliczka goes back to the Middle Age...
The Auschwitz museum is probably the most impressive reminder of the horrors of the Holocaust in World War II. Within driving distance of Krakow more than a million people, mostly Jews, were ruthlessly killed. Till this day, Auschwitz symbolizes the crimes of the Nazi regime. For many people from around the world, the Auschwitz museum is a major reason to visit Krakow.
Several camps in Auschwitz museum
The Auschwitz museum is located in the Polish town of Oswiecim, which during the oc...