THE OJCÓW NATIONAL PARK

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Duration
5-6 hours
Location
Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Krakow
Kraków
Małopolska
Poland
Price Students
€70 EUR
Currency
EUR
Tour Type
Nature Tour, Walking Tour, Bicycle Tour, Guided Tour
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Join our trip to the beautiful area of Ojców. If you are staying in Krakow for a few days, it’s well-worth taking a little break in sightseeing and come to this magical place.

We prepared a few trip offers for you which feature different forms of active leisure, such as walking and cycling trips as well as trips which combine both forms.

The Ojców National Park is the smallest national park in Poland. This beautiful place is located only several kilometers away from the city of Krakow. It is made up by an amazing mixture of mountains, forests, rivers, caves, gorges and rocks. There are two historical gems in here, too: the castles of Ojców and Pieskowa Skała. A characteristic landmark which can be found in the park is a rock in the shape of a massive club. Due to its distinctive shape it is called Maczuga Herkulesa (Hercules Club).
Another thing that makes Ojców special is a legend connected with King Łokietek (Władysław I the Elbow-high). He is said to have been hiding from king Wenceslaus II of Bohemia’s pursuit in Ojców’s caves. One of them, called the King Łokietek’s Cave, with an interesting layout and featuring beautiful karst forms, is one of the most popular caves in Poland.

Departure from Krakow in the morning. The walk starts from Cianowice, a short distance from the King Łokietek’s Cave. Next, after a tour of the cave, we will walk down a forest path between rocks to the Brama Krakowska (Krakow’s Gate). From here we will go straight to the centre of Ojców where we will visit the castle and have lunch in a restaurant. After that, we will take a bus to Pieskowa Skała. After a tour of the castle and taking pictures at the Hercules Club, we will return to Krakow.

Itinerary: Kraków – Cianowice – King Łokietek’s Cave – castle in Ojców – castle in Pieskowa Skała – Hercules Club – Kraków.

Price includes: transport Kraków - Ojców National Park - Kraków, guide service, admission fees, basic insurance.
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