Krakow best European city trip Zoover Award
Krakow (Cracow) is the best European city trip. The Polish city received the highest consumer rating on holiday review site Zoover and hence wins the Zoover Award for best European city trip 2014. Krakow beats the Spanish city of Seville and Venice in Italy.
On the following positions are Bruges, Rome, Vienna, Barcelona, Maastricht, Prague and Berlin.
More info on Zoover website.
Kraków (Cracow or Krakow) is one of the oldest cities in Poland, dates back to the 7th century. Kraków has traditionally been one of the leading centres of Polish academic, cultural, and artistic life. It was the capital of the Kingdom of Poland from 1038 to 1569 and the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth from 1569 to 1596.
Today Cracow is the capital city of the Malopolska Province (Wojewodztwo Malopolskie). It has about 755,000 permanent residents. In 2000, Kraków was named European Capital of Culture.
Krakow’s airport (International Airport Krakow Balice, IATA: KRK) is 11 km west of the city. Rail connections are available to most Polish cities. Trains to Warsaw depart every hour. International destinations include Berlin, Budapest, Prague, Hamburg, Lviv and Kiev. The main railway station is located just outside the Old Town District.
Krakow is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Poland. The city has many attractions, including beautiful historical monuments, such as Wawel Royal Castle, St. Mary’s Tower and Jewish Kazimierz.
Virtual walk around the City of Krakow: see.
In July 2016 Kraków will host The World Youth Day, giving you one more reason to visit Poland this year. If you are looking nature or for less-known attractions, Eastern Poland wil surely satisfy your needs. You will be surprised by beauty of cities like Kazimierz Dolny, Bialystok, Zamość, or Supraśl. Meeting with European bison, the largest land mammal of the Old Continent in famous Białowieża Forest will stay in your memory forever. Another highlight of your trip could be kayaking and birdwatching on the Biebrza and Narew rivers. It’s called “the Polish Amazon”. More info: Meet the Nature.
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