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From Krakow: Guided Tour of Zalipie

1. From Krakow: Guided Tour of Zalipie

Visit one of Poland's top tourist attractions on a guided tour of the small ancient village of Zalipie from Krakow. Explore the colorful village renowned for the decoration of its houses, with cheerful paintings on the walls and stoves, and crepe-paper flowers, paper-cut designs, and hay spiders.  After pickup at your hotel in Krakow Old Town in the morning, make your way to Zalipie in southeastern Poland with your driver, who is also a tour leader. Once there, take a guided tour to find out more about the history and tradition of the village.  During the tour, see a number of decorated houses and visit the Homestead of Felicja Curylowa museum (only outside), the former home of the most famous practitioner of the folk art the village is known for. Discover a small shop with unique handmade souvenirs before heading back to Krakow for drop-off at your hotel.

Krakow: UNESCO Salt Mine and Rural Poland Tour

2. Krakow: UNESCO Salt Mine and Rural Poland Tour

After transferring from Krakow to Bochnia, you will experience the oldest salt mine in Poland. Complete with a beautiful underground chapel, you will explore the mine with your friendly English-speaking tour guid. The mine features 300 kilometers of galleries which are filled with works of art and statues sculpted into salt. The mine itself was added to the UNESCO Heritage List back in 2013. Later, you will transfer to Tarnow, a charming little city with an originally preserved Old Town which dates back to the 18th century. The final stop on your tour will be to Zalipie, a true pearl of rural Poland. Here you will discover picturesque little houses painted in flowery patterns, and visiting this small village will truly make you feel as if you have traveled through time. At the conclusion of your tour, you will transfer back to Krakow.

From Krakow: Zalipie Village Day-Tour

3. From Krakow: Zalipie Village Day-Tour

Start with pickup from Krakow and travel east to the beautiful village of Zalipie in Lesser Poland. Upon arrival discover its many hand-painted houses, decorated in the traditional Polish style. Learn about how the custom of painting houses in this fashion began in the 19th century. See the disttinctive style all over the village inlcuding on fences, wells, chicken coops, and stables. Enjoy multiple photo opportunities and get a sense of local life in the region.


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What people are saying about Zalipie

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 11 reviews

I really enjoy Zalipie! The little houses decorated are so nice and different from everything I saw so far, we also took a boat to cross the river and it was so cool! Our driver was really nice and gave me all the information about the different places! Definetely to go!

Very nice experience. It is very cheap and the tourist guide is kind and helpful.. Its the most beautiful place I visited in my life.. I really recommend everyone to visit zalipie with thid company

Our tour to Zalipie from Kraków was wonderful. Paulo our guide was very knowledgeable and so nice. We learned so much and created memories that will last a lifetime.

It was a wonderful experience. Everything went smoothly according to the plan.

A great trip, the pilot did a great job. the weather was good.