city of Poland

Niepołomice is a town in Małopolskie Province in the south of Poland, 25 km southeast of Kraków. Its big attraction is the Royal Castle.

Get inEdit

Many private buses and also public communication from Kraków. Public bus lines 211, 221 and 301 from Kraków go to Niepołomice. It is best to get off at the stops "Niepołomice Rynek" or "Niepołomice Dworzec".

Get aroundEdit

Niepołomice is small enough to cover all of it on foot.


Royal Castle in Niepołomice
  • 1 Royal Castle in Niepołomice (Zamek Królewski w Niepołomicach). May-September: 10:00—18:00, October-April: 10:00—17:00. 14th-century gothic hunting castle in town built by Casimir III, today a museum, hotel, conference centre and a restaurant. Guided tour in the castle and individual visit of the museum: 15 zł regular, 10 zł reduced. Entry to the art galleries: 10 zł regular, 6 zł reduced.    


  • 1 Niepołomice Forest (Puszcza Niepołomicka). The Niepołomice Forest is a very popular destination for locals for easy strolls in the seemingly never-ending forest. In the past it used to be a beloved hunting territory for the Polish royalty residing in nearby Krakow. The whole forest is about 110 km2 (42 sq mi). In the heart of the forest you may be able to spot a Polish wisent, the heaviest surviving land mammal in Europe. The forest is transversed by several hiking trails and a 7 km bicycle trail. Free of charge.    






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