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Stag do in Krakow – practical information
Coming to Krakow to celebrate the end of bachelorhood? Do you know where to stay in Krakow for your stag do? How to get to the city center? What is the ruling currency here and how does it affect the prices? Find out tips and tricks you may find helpful, while coming to Krakow.
Unless you come from the neighboring countries, you will probably choose to travel to Krakow by plane. It’s a good choice, considering the vicinity of Krakow’s airport. The modern complex (named after John Paul II) lies about 15 km from the city center, which is a 20-minute train ride. The John Paul II airport is modern and easy to navigate, both arrivals and departures are located within the same terminal building. The other possibility is that you will have to fly to Katowice, which is not a bad choice as well. The Katowice airport (Pyrzowice) is around 100 km from Krakow.
Getting to the city center
Depending on where you decide to stay in Krakow and when is your flight scheduled, you may choose a train or a bus. The train is a more convenient way of transport, shuttling between the airport and the city regularly until 12.20am at night. After that time you have to count on buses, which shuttle every hour. Apart from it, you will be always able to get a taxi.
The currency ruling in Poland is Polski Złoty (PLN). 1 złoty PLN = 100 groszy. When you’re coming from the Euro zone, 1 EUR is around 4,30 PLN. 1 USD would be around 3,90 PLN. Of course the prices vary all the time, hence it is always good to check the current currency rate. You can exchange money at the airport (in the Arrivals hall) or do it in one of the “Kantors” in town (the commission will be smaller for sure).
Local time in Krakow is the same as for the whole Poland, which is GMT + 1 hour.
Kraków Bars, Pubs & Clubs
Krakow teems with bars and pubs, having hundreds of them located in various cellars and courtyards, stretching from the Old Town to Kazimierz. A large beer costs around 7-10 PLN (around 1,5-2,5 EUR). When it comes to clubs, the prices may be a bit higher. On Fridays and Saturdays, when most people party, you can also expect some entrance fees (usually around 5 to 20 PLN per person). Most famous club streets are Floriańska and Szewska, but you can found various music places basically around the whole city.
Besides drinking, there is a lot of other things to do in Krakow. One of its attractions can be axe throwing. Available in Bad Axe club (Basztowa 10), it will test your accuracy and strength. The aim is to throw as accurate as possible, gathering the largest number of points. However, it’s not victory, which is the most important, but cherishing the moment and enjoying the adrenaline and friendly rivalry.