Several private companies offer walking and bus tours of the city, as well as themed tours, such as Jewish Kraków or Communist Kraków, and longer excursions to Zakopane, the Wieliczka Salt Mines, and Auschwitz-Birkenau, among other possibilities. The city's tourist information offices are filled with brochures, and the staff can advise on which ones might suit your timetable and budget. Cracow City Tours (Florianska 44 and pl. Matejki 2; tel. 12/421-13-33; offers possibly the fullest range of options, including, among others, a John Paul II tour, a Schindler's List tour, and a combined trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Wieliczka Salt Mine in 1 day. They also offer longer excursions to Czestochowa and Zakopane, and a river-rafting trip on the Dunajec River. SeeKrakow (Florianska 6 and Grodzka 59; tel. 12/397-36-24; offers tours to both Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Wieliczka Salt Mines. Both tours start at around 100 z per person and include all expenses. They also offer a series of walking tours of Kraków, starting at 79 z per person. Kraków Travel/Marco der Pole (Kanonicza 15; tel. 12/430-21-17; is another good company for city walking tours. They offer at least two on most days: one focusing on the Old Town and the other on Jewish Kraków. Both cost around 50 z per person. Crazy Guides (Krakusow 1a/31; tel. 500/091-200; specializes in highly popular Communist theme tours and offers both a "Communism" and "Communism Deluxe" tour, among others. Prices start at around 130 z a person and include lunch.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.