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3 Days in Krakow - Salt Mines & Schindlers Factory Same Day?

3 Days in Krakow - Salt Mines & Schindlers Factory Same Day?

Old Jun 28th, 2018, 12:33 PM
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3 Days in Krakow - Salt Mines & Schindlers Factory Same Day?

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Off to Krakow and wondered about if doing Salt Mines & Schindler's Factory in the same day was too much? I wasn't planning on booking a tour but instead booking our own transport/entry/tour tickets - tram to Salt Mines and then tram back and getting off for Schindler's Factory. Is it too much walking, too many tours/information for a single day? The other things on the list are Nowa Huta, Lady with an Ermine, wander about Old Town, Wawel Castle, Kazimierz neighborhood and possibly CrazyGuides tour.

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Old Jun 28th, 2018, 12:36 PM
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No Auschwitz? Easy on own too by train or bus and once there walk between the two camps - Auschwitz and Birkenau.
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Old Jun 28th, 2018, 01:06 PM
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No, not this trip.
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Old Jun 30th, 2018, 02:08 PM
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Combine Schindler’s with your tour of Kazimierz, same area. Or with Wawel Castle.
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Combine Schindlerís with your tour of Kazimierz, same area. Or with Wawel Castle.
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Old Jan 6th, 2019, 05:30 AM
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I did the Salt Mine on a 'tour' and it took a little less than half a day, so certainly time to do something else (Schindler's) on the same day.


Here is my trip report from the 4 days (5 nights) I spent there a few years ago:
Krakow with photos


Photos are now at: https://andiamo.zenfolio.com/p107489376
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Old Jan 6th, 2019, 09:16 AM
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Shindler’s Factory did not take that much time, not a half day. It was OK but certainly not the highlight of Krakow for us.
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I liked Schindler's Factory. It's basically a museum, but I did spend several hours in it, as I recall. Of course you wouldn't spend over half a day in it, I'm sure. How much time do you spend in any museum, you should be able to judge from that. I've never spent over half a day in any museum ever. But some people do.
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