Locked content 1.75 mln tourists visited “Wieliczka” Salt Mine in 2018

Nearly 1.75 million tourists visited “Wieliczka” Salt Mine in Kraków in 2018, the mine head Zbigniew Zarębski said. He added that about 60 percent of visitors were foreigners.  Most of them come from the UK, Germany, and Spain. Some visitors arrived from as far as Antigua and Barbuda, Ma...

13.5 mln visitors came to Kraków in 2018

13.5 million people visited Kraków in 2018, according to Malopolska Tourist Organization. This is an increase of 600,000 compared to the previous year. During their stay, the guests spent a total of PLN 6.45 billion. The city registered 10.4 million domestic tourists and 3.1 million foreigners this ...

Locked content Kraków with PLN 376 mln loan from EIB for public transport

The city of Kraków was granted a PLN 376 million loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the purchase of up to 90 low energy trams and the modernization of existing ones. According to EIB this is the third and largest loan to the company in less than 10 years and the fourth to the city’s...

Locked content Ban of overnight alcohol sales is suspended – Kraków

The Voivodship Administrative Court in Kraków has suspended the implementation of the city council’s resolution regarding restrictions on alcohol sales in the Old Town and Kazimierz. This means that the ban on the sale of alcohol planned from December 26 will not come into force. On September ...

Locked content Ryanair launches new domestic route in summer

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair announced the launch of new flights between Kraków and Szczecin, starting from summer season 2019. It will be the only airline connection between the two cities. Ryanair will compete with PKP and FlixBus on this route. The trip with any of the two other carriers lasts ...

Locked content Orbis will buy land for a new hotel in Kraków

Orbis signed a preliminary agreement for the purchase of land at Worcella street in Kraków to build a new hotel, the company informed. The value of the contract is PLN 9.2 million net. The final contract should be signed no later than by September 30, 2020 after fulfillment of conditions. In Februar...

Locked content Kraków receives 86 Mercedes-Benz buses

Kraków’s transport services provider MPK received 86 Mercedes-Benz buses. The 12-meter long buses were ordered several weeks ago from EvoBus Polska. The purchase of 56 buses with engines complying with Euro 6 standards has been co-financed under the EU project. The remaining 30 buses, which ha...

Locked content Almost 280 kg of honey collected in Kraków’s AGH

In this season about 280 kg of honey were collected at the territory of AGH University of Science and Technology in Kraków. This year was extremely fertile, AGH spokesperson Anna Żmuda-Muszyńska said. Currently, a total of 550,000 bees live in eight beehives at the AGH territory. Next year the Unive...

Locked content Kraków intends to build bicycle paths for PLN 100 mln

Kraków intends to build 60 km of bicycle paths within the next two years. Investments will be worth about PLN 100 million. The tasks will be co-financed from EU funds under Integrated Territorial Investments. Management of Municipal Infrastructure and Transport said that bicycle paths in Kraków are ...