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Stag do in Krakow – is it worth it?
Being one of the favorite European cities for city breaks or weekend trips, Krakow has also a well-earned reputation as a great place for parties. Each week you will find some maids or bachelors, celebrating their last days before getting married. Why do they choose Krakow? What are the pros and cons of organizing your stag do in Krakow?
Krakow’s biggest advantages
• Busy, international airport with loads of cheap flights available – Krakow’s airport is one of the biggest in Poland, having a direct air connection with many major European cities.
• Multiple attractions and ways to spend time – From traditional stag party activities, e.g. paintball or karting, to some really unusual ones, like Axe Throwing, Krakow can offer manifold places, where you can have the time of your life.
• Dozens of nightclubs – It doesn’t matter if you are a fan of metal music or feel funk in your veins. In Krakow there is room for everyone. With the multitude of bars, taprooms and clubs, sooner or later you will find a place, where you’ll feel like at home.
• Beautiful architecture and mesmerizing atmosphere – Hanging around Kazimierz, Podgórze or the Old Town neighborhoods, you will get enchanted by the ornate tenements and a truly bohemian atmosphere.
• Large variety of hotels and apartments to book – if you’re wondering where to stay for your stag do in Krakow, we can assure you that there are plenty of hotels, hostels and private apartments to rent, adjusted to your budget.
• Polish hospitality – Locals represent the famous polish hospitality, being really helpful and understanding for all, who come from abroad. You may often encounter some good-natured people, who will enjoy having a chat with you.
• Reasonable prices – Although Krakow is considered one of the most expensive Polish cities (the second after Warsaw), the profitable exchange rate makes it a cheap proposition, compared to similar cities in Western Europe.
Drawbacks and inconveniences
• Drinking in public is prohibited – Polish law forbids alcohol drinking in public spaces, including parks, squares, streets or even cars. Those who won’t respect this, can except a fine.
• Smoking ban in public places – Not the best message for all smokers. Smoking in restaurants, pubs, cafes, bus & railway stations, as well as bus & tram stops, is not allowed and will be persecuted, just as drinking. However, some of the places have some specially divided areas for smokers.
• Some groups may not speak English – The number of people, who don’t know English decreases each year, but you might still find some, who will insistently try to communicate in Polish (especially among elderly people).
If you look for some charming places to spend your stag do, Krakow would be an ideal choice. It will enchant you with its hospitality, delicious cuisine, brilliant architecture and really fair prices.