Sites to See
Kraków offers many interesting cultural sites to see. For a neighborhood with great bars and restaurants try the historically Jewish neighborhood called Kazimierz. It is home to a popular flea market on the weekends. You can take a communism tour through the steel mill neighborhood of Nowa Huta. On this tour, you can see how communism shaped the design of the neighborhood and buildings. Finally, if you want to venture a little out of the city you can check out the salt mines of Wieliczka.
Kraków offers many different types of cuisine including Italian, Belgian, and of course, Polish. For traditional and delicious Polish food, at a reasonable price, try Pod Aniolami. Situated in a building with beautiful gothic architecture, this restaurant is famous for its marinated meats and traditional Polish dishes. Its name means “Under the Angels”. Another delightful place is the Bistro 11 Food & Wine for a variety of food including salmon and steaks.
Bars and Nightlife
If you are looking for bars and clubs, Kraków is the city for you. There are several bars that have a variety of themes for everyone in your group of travel buddies. Fancy a glass of absinthe? The Absynt Café & Drink Bar offers several different varieties as well as hot plum vodka. If you are looking for a great beer selection try Chmiel Beer Pub. Want something a little more chill and quirky? Cybermachina is a game-themed bar with cheap drinks. Look for the Mario behind the bar. For a pub with an underground dance floor try Alchemia. Great drinks, cool atmosphere, and a great place to drink into the night. If you are wanting more dancing with your mates, try the Kitsch Push Night Club with different themed rooms and two stories of dancing and music.
The Krakow nightlife makes it popular for stag parties. The wide variety of bars and night clubs make it a great place to host your stag party. You can explore cultural sites during the day, try beers or absinthe and then dance the night away. If you want your own private party, check out the Tram Party by Gmoods. It can hold anywhere from 16 to 80 people. With all that space you can invite all your mates to join you and even pick up some locals. Besides all the fun to be had in Krakow, it is relatively affordable and easy to get to. There are flights from London to Krakow from £39-122. The current exchange rate is £1 to 6 Polish zlotys making your money go further.
Kraków, Poland has many things to offer. From cultural tours to restaurants and bars, to great party spots. Kraków makes a great stag party destination.