Vistula river cruise
Explore Kraków as seen from the river! The Vistula River is the longest river in Poland, and also the longest river flowing into the Baltic Sea, with a length of 1047 km. It flows into the Gulf of Gdansk. The most beautiful view of the Vistula River is from Wawel Hill, especially during the charming sunset. There is a long boardwalk along the Vistula river for joggers, walkers and a path for cyclists. If you feel like a short cruise on a cruise ship or a romantic gondola ride, the stretch of the Vistula River right next to Wawel Castle is the perfect place.
River cruise in magical Krakow
Kraków is indisputably one of the most beautiful Polish cities. Its culture and enchanting architecture saturated with a legendary atmosphere will make you remember even a short stay here. When in Kraków, you cannot miss the opportunity to see its greatest attractions and beautiful historic environment from the perspective of the Vistula river. Sightseeing will be even more thrilling when you find yourself on one of our ships. A cruise on the Vistula in Kraków is a fascinating, slightly unconventional way to experience a unique adventure and, thereby, draw upon the history of our city and neighbouring places.
Krakow Direct Vistula river cruise
A cruise around Kraków is one of the most popular attractions on the map of our city. This is not surprising – the one-hour journey provides many unforgettable moments. During this excursion, Kraków will uncover its most interesting sides that you have not had an opportunity to see until now. Our cruises will allow you to discover the most interesting places of great cultural value, both on a local and national scale. After the Vistula river cruise with Krakow Direct, we recommend a charming walk along the Vistula River towards the Old Town. Along the way you will pass the historic royal castle and countless restaurants serving delicious Polish food.
Cruises on the Vistula – admire the beautiful Kraków landscape
A cruise on the Vistula in Kraków is primarily a trip to the most interesting places in our marvellous city. For one hour, you can admire the picturesque landscape of the city and see the most important monuments from the side of the river. The thrilling cruise starts right from Wawel. The route leads through popular districts, such as Dębniki, Podgórze, Kazimierz and Stradom. Each of them has an exceptional history. During the cruise, you will see many famous monuments and historic sites – such as the Na Groblach square, which is referenced in a couple of songs of Polish artists. Another point on your sightseeing map will be the popular Dąbie Barrage – a bridge from the 1960s and 1970s that connects two districts: Grzegórzki and Podgórze. The route of the cruise also covers the Powstańców Śląskich Bridge, which was once called the Krakus Bridge. Apart from that, you will come across the Grunwaldzki Bridge, the Marshal Józef Piłsudski Bridge and the Kotlarski Bridge. Each of these bridges has gone down in history and is associated with an important period in the history of Kraków. The cruise on the Vistula will also carry you through the picturesque Vistula Boulevards and the Kościuszko Barrage. This trip will also be an excellent opportunity for you to see Karol Wojtyła’s House and the Monastery of the Norbertines.
An unforgettable experience under Wawel hill
As you can see, there are many spots worth sightseeing. An excursion by ship on the Vistula river is a great idea to discover the beautiful Old Town and other corners of Kraków. The cruise is a fine alternative if you do not have enough time to plan long trips around this huge city. The comfort of your travel is ensured by our competent personnel and friendly crew. We provide our cruises on Nimfa and Orka ships and a catamaran. Our ships meet all safety norms and standards. The maximum number of persons that our ship can contain is 200. This allows us to invite larger excursion groups to a wonderful cruise on the Vistula. The tickets you can book earlier on our website or before the Vistula river cruise at the meeting point. A helpful and English- speaking advisor will give you any information you need.
Vistula River cruise tour
The Vistula River cruise is available daily till 30 October. There are usually more people on weekends. In September 2020 cruise starts at 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00,16:00, 17:00, 18:00. The cruises take 1 hour. During this tour, you can see a lot of interesting and historic places and landmarks from a different perspective. Unbelievable view to Wawel Castle, Jewish Quarter- Kazimierz or church of st Norbertine Sisters. The meeting point with our english- speaking guide is at Bulwar Czerwiński 3 at Vistula River (Orka or Nimfa ship – next to barge at Grunwaldzki Bridge). Please be at place 15 minutes before Vistula river cruise starts.
Book and payment, a Vistula River cruise in Krakow city
The price per person and all list price is available on our website. You can book online your river cruise a few days before or call us. You can do payment by cash directly to your advisor on the day of the tour. We accept Euros, Pounds and US Dollars in amounts according to the current exchange rate. A charming cruise with Krakow Direct is the best way to discover the Vistula River and see the city of Krakow from a slightly different perspective. Our company has years of experience and always provides top quality service. If you have any questions, please contact us and book one of our trips from Krakow today!
Other worth to see places in Krakow and Poland
We also recommend checking current last minute offers. Our company offers a lot of interesting tours, where you can see Krakow city, royal castle, the Old Town or historic Mariacki Church. The day trips we organize usually take between 4 and 7 hours to complete and include a professional service by us. A comfortable transfer with an English-speaking driver and the care of an experienced and knowledgeable guide who will introduce you to the place you are visiting.
If you have already seen Wawel Castle and the Old Town in Krakow and want to visit other interesting places, we recommend that you take advantage of the offer for an organized trip to Auschwitz or the Salt Mine in Wieliczka. For fans of adrenaline and good fun we recommend a trip to Energylandia in Zator or rafting on the Dunajec river. Best memories for free!