Shopping Tours

Made in Krakow shopping tour

Availability: Mondays to Saturdays
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Language: English
Printed ticket only
Do this because
  • Visit small art galleries to admire the diversity of handmade products and originality of Polish design
  • Drink coffee with an urban artisan specialising in amber jewellery and learn how to recognise real amber from fakes
  • Shop for unique clothes and shoes, all made in Krakow by local designers
  • Learn about local pottery traditions, and how different styles reflect different parts of Poland
  • Enjoy excellent craft beer with locals in a cool spot located off the beaten track
What to expect

You can’t go shopping on an empty stomach, so you’ll start your Krakow tour with a snack! Head to a shop selling the most popular snack in town, zapiekanka. This open-faced cheese sandwich is a classic treat for locals, and while you’re there, you'll not only eat one, but also meet the people who have been working in this beloved shop since 1980. Hear their stories about the end of the communist era and the beginning of the free market in Poland.

Next up, walk over to a local gallery selling clothing and accessories all made in Krakow, but inspired by exotic travels all over the world. This is a great place to discover there’s no truth to the stereotype that people from post-communist countries have no fashion or design sense!

Then head to a pottery shop where your guide will point out a variety of ceramic items and explain how patterns and colours will differ depending on the region of Poland where they were made.

Strolling further through the bohemian district of Kazimierz, you'll find ourselves in a special shoe saloon and further on, in a few of the many art galleries located along Jozefa Street. Along here it’s possible to buy everything from wooden sculptures to paintings to handmade decorations and folk embroidery of different kinds.

After all that browsing, time for a coffee break, paired with a slice of homemade cake in a hidden place. This secret spot is both an amber gallery and a lovely café. As we eat and drink, you’ll learn a bit about amber, and then later on, you’ll get to participate in a mini workshop to uncover the secrets of this stone. Among other things you will learn how to discover whether a piece of amber is real or fake.

End your tour with a degustation of four different types of craft Polish beer, made in the mountains. You’ll love this final place as much as the locals do, as it has a great décor and spirit, plus the best selection of beers from a local microbrewery.

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What's included
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Traditional local snack (zapiekanka), coffee and homemade cake
  • 4 different samples of Polish craft beer
  • Small handmade souvenir form Krakow
What's not included
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs and personal shopping
  • Gratuities (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children aged (0-6): Free
  • Please inform the tour operator after booking if you’ll be bringing a child under the age of 6, you will find their contact information in your voucher

Mały Rynek 4, 33-332 Krakow, Poland

Meeting point:

Meet your guide in front of the house at 4 Small Market Square in Old Town.

What to remember
  • Your tour will end at Rynek Główny 27, 33-332 Kraków
  • Maximum of 12 people per tour group
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  • Mondays to Saturdays at 2.00pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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