Each year, young and talented artists have an opportunity to present themselves during the Young Artists in Krakow International Festival. The programme includes chamber music concerts performed by promising raising stars from Poland and Europe. Performances of masterpieces of Mozart, Chopin, Liszt, Schubert and other classics take place in Krzysztofory Palace. Young
Summer Jazz Festival in Krakow is organised every year by Piwnica pod Baranami (English the Cellar under the Rams), the most renowned cabaret and jazz club in Poland. After over 60 years of activity, Piwnica pod Baranami became a legend of local eccentricity. In the times of communist rule in Poland, many politically involved
Each May, students in every Polish academic city celebrate their favourite holiday – Juwenalia. There is no match for this event when it comes to partying, concerts, discos, etc. For a few days, the city centre is transformed into one big party, when universities and students come together to celebrate. Juwenalia in
Krakow Jazz Autumn is a yearly festival organised from September till December in Alchemia club in Kazimierz. The cosy atmosphere of the place provides intimate surroundings for musical meetings of the greatest artists of contemporary improvised music. The first edition took place in 2006 and from then on the festival has extended
There are two international airports located within several dozen km of Auschwitz – Krakow Balice Airport (60 km) and Katowice-Pyrzowice (70 km). To get to Auschwitz from Krakow Balice you can take a train, bus (around 2 hours) or taxi (around 1 hour). Transport from Katowice-Pyrzowice is the same, but
Yes, the entrance to the Museum is free of charge and you can visit Auschwitz on your own. It does not refers to the period between April 1st and October 31st, when the entry is possible only for guided tours.
Two prominent cities in Southern Poland – Krakow and Katowice are the nearest ones around Auschwitz Museum. There are trains and public buses departing from both cities to Oswiecim. There are also numerous guided private tours, in different languages, departing from Krakow.
One of the most significant city in Poland – Krakow, is located around 70 km from Auschwitz and you can easily visit the Museum from there. You can either travel by train, public bus or book a private guided tour from Krakow to Auschwitz. The city is very attractive in
Yes, you can visit Auschwitz as an individual visitor and walk by your own as the sites in Auschwitz Museum are very well posted. However, between April 1st and October 31st entry to the Museum is possible only for guided tours (this does not apply to the Birkenau campsite). As
Private and Group Auschwitz Tour lasts for approximately 6,5 hours. The drive takes around 1 h 10 minutes each way and pick-up time can be arranged between 8:30 a. m. – 11:00 a. m. Visiting the museum with a professional guide takes about 3.5 h, depending on the tour type.