Since couple of years, very common among European tourists is way of traveling named city break. Cause plenty of people when their like to go for holidays, better like to visit several various places then just one. Therefore, they are going to some city just for four days tops, and doing a lot of sightseeing. It is nice option if you have difficult time with getting entire week of at work. For city break is the best to choose some big metropolis, when you will be able to see many monuments. Good idea is to choose Cracow, former capital of Poland, especially if you have never been to this country.
Travel for a song
Even though Poland is very cheap for travelers which are paying in Euro, it is still good to save some pocket money. If you are planning your trip, you should think about transportation. Since Poland is part of European Union, small airline companies opened a lot of connections to this destinations. And one of the most popular is Cracow. That’s why, if you like to book cheap flight, you need to do it several months ahead. Also, you don’t need a lot of clothes for longer weekend, therefore you don’t need to pay for checked in baggage. Cause carry on should be enough for such a short trip and it is free of charge.
When you arrive in Cracow, first place you need to enter is the main square. At the middle of it, amazing Sukiennice are standing, former merchant place, founded in Renaissance period. Nowadays, you are able to buy in there some souvenirs. About fifty steps from this building, you will see Church of St. Mary, great example of Gothic temple. It is famous worldwide, because of amazing altar made by Wit Stwosz. if you are not attempting a mass, you need to pay to step inside, but it is worth it. Ten minutes walk away from main square, Wawel Hill is situated. This is small mountain on which top is laying Royal Castle, very huge complex, with tombs of famous Polish citizens. With this hill is connected one of the oldest folklore legend. They say that scary dragon use to live in a cave underneath of it. Even now, you can watch this spot.
If you are planning some city breaks this summer, one of those should lead you to Cracow, former capital of Poland. This beautiful city has plenty of interesting buildings from many periods of architecture, renovated very well. If you like your trip to be cheap, you should travel there using small airline carriers. And remember to book your flight several months ahead, to make sure you are getting the best deal on tickets.