Practical info

Coming to a new country and coming to a new city is often frightening. What will the weather be like? How does the local transportation work? Are there any special things I should look out for?

In this practical stuff session, we hope to answer many of these questions and provide information that for sure will be useful for all our readers!

Covered subjects in our “practical stuff” session:

Krakow transportation

With around 750,000 inhabitants Krakow is a fairly large city, and therefore have a large and well-working public transportation system. The inner city, the Old Town, is also well-equipped with public transportation possibilities. Train in Krakow: The main railway station in Krakow is located just outside the old town (only a few minutes walk), next...

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Weather in Krakow

Krakow has a temperate/continental climate. During the summer the average temparture in Krakow is around 19 Celsius, but if is often more than 30 Celsius during daytime. The coldest months in Krakow is January and February when the average temperature is around 0 Celsius. Not far away from Krakow you can find Zakopane which is...

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Currency in Poland

Even though Poland is a member of the European Union and has been so since May 1st 2004, they are still not using the Euro. More and more restaurants accept Euro as payment, but they will give you the change in Polish Zloty. There are several ways to get hold of the Polish Zloty, but...

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National holidays

In every nation there are holidays and special national days. On these days most shops are closed and there might be larger events going on around in the nation and in the city. Poland has the following nationaldays when shoppinglovers will have to fast for a day or two! Permanent national days January 1 -...

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Krakow Maps

As a tourist you are in constant need for maps to know where you are, where to go and how to get there. In our Krakow Maps section we will try to add as many maps as possible; city maps, public transportation maps and other maps we think our visitors will find useful as they...

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Frequently asked questions

What kind of electrical plugs should I prepare for in Krakow? 220V, 50Hz AC. This means, if you come from Great Britain, Malta and the States you will probably need a converter. For the rest of us this should work out fine. How should I use the taxis in Krakow? Feel free to use them,...

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Privacy Policy

Who we are Our website address is: https://www.krakowguide.net. What personal data we collect and why we collect it Comments When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from...

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