If you are looking for a romantic weekend away, the perfect stag or hen do destination or simply somewhere new to explore, Krakow in Poland is the perfect place. With countless restaurants, bars and nightclubs, as well as an abundance of history and culture to soak up, Krakow is the ideal city break at any time of year. Book your flights from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Krakow today!
Why you should go
Krakow is the perfect destination, no matter who is travelling; the city attracts everyone from stag dos to couples enjoying a romantic getaway; even families visit in their thousands. If you are a history buff or culture vulture, look no further! Famously recognised as one of Europe’s most stunning cities, Krakow is filled with an assortment of beautiful architecture, including gothic, renaissance and baroque, as well as Wawel Cathedral, Royal Castle and Saint Mary’s Basilica. The city is also home to Rynek Glówny, the biggest medieval market square in Europe, and Jagiellonian University – one of the oldest universities in the world.
If you are visiting for a party weekend, you definitely won’t be short of places to go for a good old knees-up. Hundreds of bars are dotted around the city in cellars and courtyards, everywhere from the Old Town to Kazimierz. Are you looking for the best cocktails in Krakow? Check out Le Scandale or the Hard Rock Café for some of the finest drinks in the city. Looking for nightclubs? You simply cannot miss Baccarat – one of the most extravagant clubs in Poland, famous with stag and hen dos, as well as the locals. Pozytywka is also a must-see in terms of nightlife; or, if you fancy somewhere a little more chilled for an hour or two, Cybermachina offers cheap drinks and Super Mario Bros on the Nintendo. There really is something for everyone!
When you should go
Krakow is the type of city you can visit at any time of year. Particularly popular with stag and hen parties during the spring and the autumn, the city welcomes tourists year-round. No matter what time of year you visit, Krakow has plenty on offer to see and do, so make sure you plan your itinerary before you arrive!
Where you should stay
In terms of accommodation, Krakow has everything you can imagine, from hotels to hostels and B&Bs to boutique apartments. The Old Town has a wide range of places to stay, suitable for all budgets. Kazimierz has countless affordable hostels and impressive hotels, and the bonus is it’s not too noisy at night-time!
Make sure you check out the following during your stay in Krakow:
- The Bones of the Wawel Dragon – literally, real bones which apparently belonged to a Polish dragon. Whether you believe it or not, it’s worth seeing.
- Eat authentic Polish food at a traditional milk bar – whilst you’re there, sample the Pierogi (dumplings), kotlet schabowy (a pork shnitzel covered in breadcrumbs) and Placki ziemniaczane (delicious potato pancakes served with beef goulash).
- The Jewish Quarter – the trendy spot in town where you will find all the hipsters, the Jewish Quarter is the perfect place for a few quiet drinks. Or, if you stop by later on during the evening, things will get a little louder…
Liverpool John Lennon Airport now offers daily flights to Krakow, and with a flight time of only 2.5 hours, why wait? Book your flights with us today!
easyJet & Ryanair have frequent flights between Liverpool and Krakow and you can book your Krakow flight right here using our SkyScanner booking system. Whatever the nature of your trip our regular flights from Liverpool to Krakow in Poland are quick and convenient and fly into Saint John Paul II International Airport.
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