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Cruise Panorama of Cracow
Cruise duration: 30 minutes or 1 hour – depending on your choice
30 minutes cruise:
We depart from the mooring Mira Bay at the foot of the church of St. Archangel Michael and Bishop Stanislaus on the Rock (11th century), near the Grunwaldzki Bridge. From the ship you can admire the panorama of the old Cracow, whose modern accents include the Museum of Japanese Art and Technology Manggha. On the way to the Dębnicki Bridge you have a view of the beauty of the architecture of the Wawel Castle. Then we arrive at the 12th century Norbertanki Sisters’ Monastery, near the Dębnicki Bridge. Above the Norbertanki Sisters’ Monastery you can see the church of St. Salvator (12th century), picturesquely situated on the hillside. From the ship we have also a view of the hill of St. Bronisława and of the 34 m high Kościuszko Hill (19th century), crowning this hill. On the way back to the mooring place, we pass again by the Wawel Hill.
During a one-hour cruise, the 30 minutes program described above will be extended by a trip along the banks of the old Jewish district of Kazimierz and the district Podgórze. During this cruise you will learn a lot about the interesting history of these two districts, which were independent cities a long time ago.
Cruise Cracow – Bielany
Cruise duration: by arrangement, usually approx. 2.5 hours
From the mooring place Mira Bay at the foot of the church of St. Archangel Michael and Bishop Stanislaus on the Rock we go in the direction of Bielany. During the trip you can see the landscape of the Cracow suburbs, which is a part of the Bielany-Tyniec Landscape Park, as well as the 20th century Castle of Przegorzały, picturesquely situated on the edge of the Wolski Forest. Later, on the top of the Silver Mountain, you can admire the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary with its 17th century monastery and the houses of the Camaldolese Brothers of Bielany living as hermits.
The cruise Cracow – Bielany is only possible after prior reservation.
Cruise Cracow – Tyniec
Cruise duration including a break for an individual stay in the Benedictine monastery: by arrangement, usually approx. 4 hours
After leaving from the Mira Bay’s mooring place at the foot of the church of St. Archangel Michael and Bishop Stanislaus on the Rock and passing the Camaldolese Brothers’ Monastery of Bielany on our way, we travel towards Tyniec. During the trip you can admire the nature landscape of the Vistula River, which is a part of the Bielany-Tyniec Landscape Park. Tyniec is known from the famous novel “The Crusaders” by Henryk Sienkiewicz. On the way we pass through the lock of the Kościuszko Water Stage, which dams the river water. There is a sports centre with a mountain kayak track on the bank. As we continue, we see the destination of our trip – the Benedictine Abbey from the 11th century, picturesquely situated on the limestone rock. In addition to the church of St. Peter and Paul, it also includes the monastery buildings, a museum, a café and a restaurant, where you can try Benedictine specialities. The break for a stay and an individual tour of the monastery is usually about 1 hour, but can be arranged otherwise.
The cruise Cracow – Tyniec is only possible after prior reservation.