Kazimierz Dolny Travel Guide

  • Kazimierz Dolny
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Kazimierz Dolny Things to Do

  • Rynek

    All towns and cities in Poland have their Square (Rynek) and Kazimierz Dolny it has of course and here is where we can realize that in the past it was one rich city in Poland, a haven for artists and painters and with great architectural and cultural heritage of the Jewish community.Among the stone and wooden houses with neoclassical and baroque...

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  • Monasterio Franciscano/Franciscan...

    Walking up stairs or by a very narrow streets you climb a small hill were you come to the Reformed Franciscan monastery During the Second World War, was used as headquarters of the Gestapo, which had removed the tombstones in the Jewish cemetery to make the walls of a prison installed in the basement Subiendo por unas escaleras o por unas calles...

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  • Paseo por el - Wilna - Walk

    On the banks of the Vistula (Wilna) is a very nice walk , especially in the evening when you may see the sunset A orillas del Vístula ( Wilna ) hay un paseo muy agradable , sobre todo al atardecer en que se puede ver la puesta del sol

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Kazimierz Dolny Hotels

  • Krol Kazimierz Hotel

    86 Pulawska Street, Kazimierz Dolny, 24-120, Poland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Pensjonat Vincent

    Krakowska 11, Kazimierz Dolny, 24-120, pl

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Guest House Casablanca

    ul. Czerniawy 59E, Kazimierz Dolny, 24-120, Poland

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

Kazimierz Dolny Restaurants

  • Bar Weranda

    After walking around looking for a place to have lunch we realised that some places were still closed due to the recent flood of the Vistula river. This is why in front of this veranda restaurant the road was also very wet.The food at the Bar Weranda was quite nice and very reasonable priced. There were constantly new local people showing up for...

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  • Good Jewish Cooking

    The restaurant is located in a wooden building which at first appears to be on the small side. Once you get inside though there are some winding stairs that lead to an upper area too. It feels like being in a country cottage and is decorated in an apporpriate style. There are candles on the table adding to the ambience. Pekelflajsz - Beef brisket...

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  • General restaurant tip

    There's lots of cafes, bars and restaurants in Kazimierz Dolny, but you'll miss out on quite a few interesting ones if you stick just to the market ... Frankly, I do prefer the places that are off the centre... The ones in the market are OK but I find them to be oriented at quantity rather than quality. If you spread out to Krakowska St. or...

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Kazimierz Dolny Nightlife

  • A quiet evening with friends...

    What could be better than lounging over a cup of tea with friends...perhaps argueing politics? Or...better yet....commisserating over similar thinking.

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  • Not much going on, sorry

    Kazimierz Dolny is a neat little town but you are confined to mainly dining out and drinking. The Market Square pubs are good for that - the square looks great with the lights on!A few seasonal events may be taking place in summer, but don't count on "something going on while you're there"...

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Kazimierz Dolny Transportation

  • By bus

    You can get a bus to Kazimierz Dolny, the most known (and almost the only) bus company in Poland is called PKS (Polish Bus Transportation).PKS timetables:http://abc.onet.pl/2306,kontenttabela.html and click the name of locality of your departure.From Pulawy:www.agas.com.pl/psi/pks.htmlFrom Warsaw:http://ppks.8m.comand click Warszawa Dworzec...

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  • By Polski Express

    Another bus company is Polski Express, it runs mainly long-distance bus lines and offers good quality of transportation.From Warsaw you can get a bus to Pulawy (direction Lublin) - it takes 2 hours 15 min.:www.gwardak.com/pex.htmprzyjazdy do Warszawy = arrivals to Warsawodjazdy z Warszawy = departures from Warsaw.** = only on Friday and Sunday.The...

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  • Where is Kazimierz Dolny ?

    Kazimierz Dolny is located about 130 km (81 mi) southeast of Warsaw (airport WAW), about 250 km (155 mi) notheast of Krakow (airport KRK).

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Kazimierz Dolny Shopping

  • Best Gallery Shop

    Jarmark Polski is probably the eldest and - in my opinion - the best gallery shop in Kazimierz Dolny. It has been operating since 1991.Here you'll find various objects of Polish art and local crafts, as well as a friendly and hospitable atmosphere.All major credit cards are accepted. Local crafts and art: sculptures, paintings, drawings, lamps,...

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  • Buyers' paradise

    The Small Market (Maly Rynek) is actually adjacent to the Main Market. On Saturdays and Sundays local (and not only local) representatives of small business gather here to offer their goods. Here you can buy local crafts, food and cheap radios smuggled from the ex-Soviet countries. Mind your pockets ;) Prices vary - in full holiday season and on...

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  • Main Square Sunday Market

    on Sunday you can go to the market on the main square. lots of fruits, vegetables and some people selling antiques.

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Kazimierz Dolny Local Customs

  • Friday - Market Day

    Friday is the market day in Kazimierz. Early morning numerous people from around Kazimierz come to town to sell their products. Those are usually fruits, vegetables, honey, plants etc. All sorts of things you need at home. The stalls are open in Main Market until noon. The market day is popular among locals as they don't need to take long trips to...

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  • The Rooster

    The rooster-shaped semi sweet bread is the symbol of Kazimierz Dolny. It was invented * by Mr Sarzynski who owns a bakery shop - IMHO the best one in Kazimierz. Later it was copied by numerous local 'businessmen' but the only true Kazimierz rooster can be bought at Sarzynski's (PLN 6 = EUR 1.5).When the pastry is fresh it's soft and a little...

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  • Iron gate, church yard, cobblestones,...

    Each detail is fascinating, old, charming and begs for yet another photo. I wish I could have spent a couple of weeks in nice warm weather and visited every shop and gallery. I have things to dream about.....

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Kazimierz Dolny Warnings and Dangers

  • Floods

    Vistula is lakely to flood in spring. Luckily river banks are ready for that but you shouldn't walk down from the promenade to the river if the water is high. Just a security precaution...

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  • Gypsy women

    I'm very sorry to say that but this is not about the whole Gypsy nation but about a group of its representatives.Please have in mind that Kazimierz is a very popular place both among tourists and those who make money on tourists - including Gypsy women. They will try and steal your money so should one of them approach you (especially in the Market...

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  • When the snow melts

    In winter or spring when the snow melts it's almost impossible to walk the streets of Kazimierz. Beware of passing cars as the drivers won't mind giving you a shower of mud and dirty water.

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Kazimierz Dolny Tourist Traps

  • Crowds in Long Weekends

    During so called 'long weekends' Kazimierz tends to be overcrowded with one-day tourists. The most famous Polish long weekend is based on two holidays: May 1st (Labour Day) and May 3rd (Constitution Day). The two days bridged with May 2nd and some Saturday-Sunday constitute a great time for a short vacation for those tired of winter and early...

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  • Think twice before you plan the date!

    If your main interest in Kazimierz Dolny is that it is an artists colony, you may be disappointed if you go there:1) In autumn or winter - you'll find there are no artists displaying their works of art in the square2) On a weekday - most artists await your money on weekends! KD is a popular weekend destination so many artists can't be bothered to...

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Kazimierz Dolny What to Pack

  • Everything On The Spot

    In Kazimierz any weather is possible so you'd better be prepared for weather changes. I usually dress 'onion-style' so I'm able to remove unnecessary jackets, shirts etc. if it's too warm. A well-supplied pharmacy is located in the Main Market so there's no need bringing casual medical supplies. Take your camera and a memory card. Batteries can...

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  • Some 'musts' and some 'helpfuls'

    Comfy walking shoes are a must. KD is a little town so you simply go on foot everywhere. Raingear may be helpful, particularly in autumn. Don't go over the top with OTC drugs that can be bought without doctor's prescription. You'll find a pharmacy in the market square.Polish for 'pharmacy' is APTEKA. Camera is a must!!!If yours is a digital...

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  • Walking Gears...

    I think we can left our luggage at the Tourist Office if we want to spend more times here in Kitchens of Distinction. Yes, walking shoes is a must. Walk around the area, climb up to the castle for amazing views below. Absolutely a camera.

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Kazimierz Dolny Off The Beaten Path

  • Rides around the town

    Well, the picture speaks for itself. Hire a horse carriage and a jeep. You can be driven up to the awesome gorges in the outskirts of KD. I'll add more details soon...The guys park their vehcle in Nadwislanska St, just by the exit from the market square. You can also book a jeep ride in advance.

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  • Houses With A History

    I came over this house on a walk around Kazimierz. Actually there are plenty such ruined houses in the surroundings of Kazimierz. Each of them holds a history of people who constructed it, lived there and abandoned it for some reason...

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  • Way to the cemetery

    I believe, you'll like this short route. It starts at the entrance to the Holy Virgin of Kazimierz church and follows up hill to the south towards the cemetery gates. It is quite short as it takes up to 15 minutes but the way is so silent, 'walker friendly'...At the end of this short walk you will be able to enter the catholic cemetery - it's...

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Kazimierz Dolny Sports & Outdoors

  • Hacking out on Horses

    Take the horses out into the wonderful landscape around Kazimierz Dolny. Stopin small villages to refill (yourself) and take a bath with the horse in the riverVistula.At the given address you can book such trips. I've done already a few dozen timesand it was always an adventure.The hosts and guides speak English. The horses are riding in English...

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  • Cycling

    Bikers will find Kazimierz an interesting place. Although most streets are narrow, paved with stone and numerous tourists make it a hard job to cycle in Kazimierz, the river promenade is quite attractive for bikers. You can take nice trips along Vistula: the way is well maintained and all dangerous objects (walkers, dogs etc.) are clearly visible...

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  • Hiking

    Walking - or if you prefere hiking - is something most popular in Kazimierz. The little town and its surroundings have a lot to offer not only to those who can hike for long hours but also to those of you who would rather have a short walk and sit in a shadow to admire nature and/or architecture.Numerous tourist routes were marked in and around...

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Kazimierz Dolny Favorites

  • Trips around Kazimierz

    Kazimierz itself is a nice place but it tends to be busy especially in tourist season.Should you feel tired of the visiting crowds please consider taking a walk through rural areas surrounding Kazimierz. Admire the typically Polish countryside and the quiet atmosphere.

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  • Weather

    If you live in a country which has not and sunny summers, you can not be accustomed the idea of rainy and cold summer.The weather becomes you like spring.But ýf you feel suffocated because of the hot, you feel good!It's like a clima...

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  • Beautiful Flowers

    Because of the rainy weather the flowers have a crazy liveliness. The colors are magninificant.Ýn spite of the rarely light and 100 Asa film, they are already shining on these photos

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