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Warsaw: Traditional Galar Cruise on The Vistula River

1. Warsaw: Traditional Galar Cruise on The Vistula River

Climb aboard a traditional wooden sailboat and enjoy an intimate, hour-long sightseeing cruise along the Vistula River. Your tour departs from the Copernicus Centre pier, where you will board your traditional 12-person Galar ship. Drift along the river towards the historic old town on a boat that was designed according to principles of folk boatbuilding. Discover the rich history and unique, natural views as you approach downtown Warsaw to get a unique perspective of the city’s skyscrapers and stadium. Look out for the parks and natural refuges along the right bank of the river before being returned to the pickup point.

Krakow: 1-Hour Gondola Night Cruise & Live Commentary

2. Krakow: 1-Hour Gondola Night Cruise & Live Commentary

As the sun goes down and the lights come on, see Krakow's riverside landmarks at their glittering best on a cruise down the Vistula River. Our crew is waiting to take you on a charming cruise on the Vistula River. The royal city of Krakow is full of interesting and entertaining places. Sail and see picturesque landscapes: The Father Bernatek footbridge, Bridge Marshal Józef Piłsudski, Church "on The Rock", Grunwaldzki Bridge, Wawel Castel, dragon's den, Dębnicki Bridge, Monastery of the Norbertan Sisters, the place where the Rudawa River flows into Vistula, Dębniki district, John Paul II Family Home, Manggha museum of Japanese art and technology, Grunwaldzki Bridge, Cricoteka Museum, Kazimierz- historical district. Cruise is perfect to relax and take some carefree rest among the sound of waves. Board your boat at Kazimierz - old town district of Krakow. Your tour will end in the same place. Experience the magic of the city from the river. Listen to the live audio commentary as you sit back and relax. Benefit from the comfort of traditional wooden 12 person gondola. The gondola-riverboat is made entirely of wood by traditional Polish folk boatbuilders. Constructed according to historical patterns of spruce or oak wood, using modern technologies of wood preservation and connections, it is completely safe. An unusual atmosphere and a timeless experience guaranteed! You may take with you coffee or cold drink because we start our cruise from Mauretania Barge, where delicious coctails are served - extra payed. That's why we reccomend to arrive 15 minutes before starting time.

Krakow: Gondola Sightseeing Cruise on the Vistula River

3. Krakow: Gondola Sightseeing Cruise on the Vistula River

Prepare for an adventure and cruise the Vistula River. Take in the sights of the royal city of Krakow and fall in love with the interesting and entertaining places. Set sail and see historic buildings, bridges, monuments, and more. Listen to the audio on board and learn important facts as you pass by. Catch your gondola in the old town district of Krakow, Kazimierz. Board the beautiful wooden boat made by traditional boat builders. Relax and hear the waves as you witness the Wawel Castle, Dragon's Den, Monastery of the Norbertan Sisters, and the point where the Rudawa River flows into Vistula. Hear the live audio commentary along the way and learn interesting and historical stories about Krakow. Appreciate the unusual and timeless experience. Feel free to bring a coffee or cold drink and enjoy the ride.

Krakow Segway Half Day Tour of the Jewish Quarter

4. Krakow Segway Half Day Tour of the Jewish Quarter

The major attractions of Krakow's Jewish Quarter are arranged just perfectly for a Segway. This tour combines history with fun and includes some amazing stories. The Jewish Quarter features sites from the movie Schindler's List, synagogues and squares and the Old Meat Market. The actual Oskar Schindler Factory is in the World War II Ghetto area, along with Heroes of the Ghetto Square.

Warsaw: Boat Party with Unlimited Drinks &VIP Club Entrance

5. Warsaw: Boat Party with Unlimited Drinks &VIP Club Entrance

Sail down the beautiful Vistula river on a 2-hour cruise. Enjoy an open bar, drinking games, and a surround sound system. Have an incredible night, with all of the ingredients needed for a great party.  Once back, your boat party wristband will get you free entrance to one of Warsaw's best nightclubs - Room 13.

Krakow: Private Evening Boat Tour

6. Krakow: Private Evening Boat Tour

Take a private boat tour through the heart of Krakow and soak up scenic views of the city by night. Sail through the Salwator and Debniki districts, passing by the Norbertine Monastery and the house of John Paul II. Halfway through, pass by Wawel Castle and take panoramic pictures of this medieval fortress. Further on, admire the newly refurbished historic bridges in the Jewish district, as well as the architecture in this upcoming area of the city. Throughout your tour, listen to an audio guide in your selected language or put on your own music, if you prefer. Enjoy the chance to customize the route to your preferences by talking to the boat’s captain at the mooring.

Krakow: Guided Sightseeing E-Scooter Tour with Food Tasting

7. Krakow: Guided Sightseeing E-Scooter Tour with Food Tasting

Meet your guide then hop onboard your e-scooter and begin your sightseeing adventure. Glide through the city streets and pass by a selection of famous landmarks. The tour covers the areas of Old Town, Podgórze, and Kazimierz. Highlights include Florian’s Gate, Wawel Castle, Wawel Dragon, the Ghetto Wall, the Old Synagogue, Bernatek Footbridge, the Cloth Hall, and more. Along the way, listen to your guide explain the history and importance of each site. Once you’ve worked up a bit of an appetite, stop for some traditional Polish snacks. The treats on offer are Oscypek (smoked sheep's cheese) and Obwarzanek (a traditional snack unique to Krakow). As well as some locally produced ice cream and other authentic delicacies. By the end of the tour you’ll have seen and tasted the very best that Krakow has to offer.

Krakow: Guided Wawel Tour, Lunch, and Vistula River Cruise

8. Krakow: Guided Wawel Tour, Lunch, and Vistula River Cruise

Visit one of Krakow's most important sites, the rocky Wawel Hill, which towers over the bank of the Vistula and has been the seat of secular and church authorities for centuries. See the museum, which today is one of the most visited and important museums in Poland, and see the collections of paintings, graphics, sculptures, fabrics, goldsmiths, porcelain and furniture. Explore the permanent exhibitions in the chateau, which recreate the appearance of the rooms from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, and learn about its history with an experienced local guide. Experience the original royal chambers, enter the majestic Cathedral, and learn about the most interesting historical facts intertwined with fairy-tale stories. Enjoy a local dinner at a nearby cafe and take a moment to breathe before boarding a modern catamaran to take an intimate cruise on the queen of Polish rivers - the Vistula, and be able to admire Wawel, the Cathedral and see a little of Krakow scattered on its shores.

Krakow: River Cruise and Golf Cart Tour of Jewish Heritage

9. Krakow: River Cruise and Golf Cart Tour of Jewish Heritage

Take a look at the royal city of Krakow from the deck of a modern catamaran and embark on a short panoramic cruise on the Vistula River. Pass by the defensive walls of Wawel, gaze at the grand Royal Castle, and the Cathedral. Take a fun ride through the city on a golf cart and experience the streets of Kazimierz. Spot the Dragon of Wawel Hill sculpture from the river side, a famous dragon from Polish folklore. Hear the history of Krakow from a modern boat sound system and watch a multimedia presentation on a 50-inch screen. Enjoy having a heated deck and comfortable leather sofas to make you feel at home. Take in the beautiful views and the fresh air from the upper platform during the warmer months. Next, ride in a cozy, eco-friendly golf cart through Krakow’s historic Jewish quarter, and learn about the Jewish cultural monuments. See the Ghetto, that existed during the war in the Podgórze district, and visit over 20 monuments in the creative Kazimierz district.

Krakow: Segway Tour of Old Town, Kazimierz & Podgorze

10. Krakow: Segway Tour of Old Town, Kazimierz & Podgorze

Visit the Old Town, the Jewish district of Kazimierz, and the former ghetto of Podgorze, on this guided tour by segway. Meet your guide in the center of the city, and begin the tour with a short training session. Head out to explore the city, beginning your segway adventure in the Old Town. Admire the Bishop's Palace and Planty Park, and ride to Wawel Hill to see the famous Dragon sculpture. Next, follow your guide along the beautiful riverside into the Jewish district of Kazimierz, and learn about its rich history and culture. Your tour will also take you to Podgorze, the location of the city's former ghetto, before concluding at the main square.

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What people are saying about Vistula River

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 253 reviews

Excellent cruise, great little and intimate boat, very friendly and engaging captain (Andresz). Would definitely recommend this cruise - great way to experience Warsaw from the river in a cozy and informal setting.

I can’t recommend this enough. Really easy to get to grips with using the Segway (we were novice users). Such a fantastic and enjoyable experience. Great guide and informative and engaging.

Had a great time on the Segway. Arthur was a great guide with a lot of knowledge. Would definitely recommend.

Owner was very nice. A low key relaxing hour. I enjoyed it greatly

Amazing experience! Thank you so much, it was really worth it