Cracow guide


Mostowa Art Cafe

This pleasant little Café plays interesting music, and is located in the vicinity of the Bernakta Footbridge, joining Kazimierz and Podgórze. Has great coffee and a good selection of cakes, as well as local beers and Polish wines (including mulled wines).

Wawel Boulevards zabytki

Wawel Boulevards

We recommend taking a walk along the footpaths of the Wisła Boulevards, from the bend of the Wisła River near Wawel, up to The Father Bernatek Footbridge. Various attractions await you on both sides of the river, including the Observation Balloon and the Forum Przestrzenie Club. Best of all, though, are the beautiful views of the river and its embankments.




The Father Bernatek Footbridge

This pedestrian bicycle bridge over the Wisła connects the Kazimierz district with Podgórze, and was built on the site of the old Podgorski Bridge. The Father Bernatek Footbridge has also become popular with couples – along the bridge’s railings are hundreds of ‘love locks’, inscribed with declarations of love and romance.


The Krakow Botanical Gardens

The 10-hectare Krakow Botanical Gardens were built on the site of the Czartoryski family's own garden, purchased in 1752 by the Jesuits and now operated by the Jagiellonian University. Its ‘Dutch’ greenhouse was built in 1954 and boasts gorgeous collections of orchids and other hothouse flowers, while the 1966 ‘Jubilee’ palm house is home to a variety of tropical trees and plants. In 1976, the Gardens were listed in the register of monuments, as a valuable natural monument, and as a monument to the history of science, art, gardening and culture.