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Krakow is about as charming as it gets, the impressive market square is the center of city life with cobblestone streets flowing from it that are covered with atmospheric restaurants, bars and cafes. If you are looking for compact, cozy and walkable Krakow provides convenience with lots to explore. Polish people are fun and welcoming so you can expect to make friends easily here.
Meet your Local Hero
In Krakow your friendly local hero is Igor. Before your trip he’ll be in touch to help you prepare for your working vacation and answer any questions. When you arrive Igor will meet you and show you around town. The whole time you’re in Krakow he’s always ready to assist and just a phone call away.
A culture of creativity
Krakow is a university town which sparks creativity and a welcoming start up culture as well as a happening nightlife. When the weather is warm it is hard to find a better atmosphere in Europe than the evenings in the market square and the hip Kazimierz district should also not be missed. Krakow is full of green areas highlighted by paths along the river ideal for a jog or a cycle.
Polish classics and much more
Expect hearty and tasty local food at wallet-friendly prices, you might be familiar with Polish classics such as kielbasa and pierogies. A Krakow favorite you don’t want to miss is zapiekanka. Think of it as Polish pizza, While the Poles love their vodka, the craft beer scene is lively too. Beyond the local favorites, Krakow has a surprising amount of cuisine options so you won’t be starved for variety.
Two important UNESCO sites are close by. A visit to Auschwitz is a moving experience and the Wieliczka Salt Mine is an impressive feat of devotion by salt miners who carved out chapels and churches underground. Zakopane in the Polish Tatras is perfect if you want to get some fresh mountain air. A winter sports paradise that transforms into a hiker’s heaven in summer.
Poland has so much to offer beyond Krakow that there may be no reason to leave the country. The capital Warsaw, or Krakow’s smaller brother, the student city of Wroclaw are only a short drive or train ride away. Hop on a low-cost flight or even with a longer drive you could be in Lviv, the funnest city in Ukraine, buzzing Budapest in Hungary or elegant Prague, the Czech capital.
Places To Stay
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