town in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, Poland

Nowy Sacz is a historic town in Małopolskie Province, in the Beskid mountains of southern Poland.

Ratusz (city hall)

Get inEdit

By busEdit

Buses from Kraków are frequent and take 2 hours to Nowy Sącz; tickets cost 14 zł. Most services are operated by Szwagropol.

By trainEdit

Trains from Kraków depart every two hours and take three and a half hours to get to Nowy Sącz. Tickets from Kraków cost 15 zł. From Tarnów the journey takes two hours and costs 10 zł.

1 Nowy Sącz railway station is two km south of the historic centre.

Get aroundEdit


  • Market Square (Rynek). One of the largest squares in Poland. Second only to Kraków's.
  • Town Hall. From the 19th century.
  • 1 Royal Castle Ruins. Partially restored ruins of a medieval castle.    
  • Saint Margaret's Basilica.
  • Great Synagogue.
  • [dead link] Open Air Museum of Architecture.


Check the Nowy Sącz District Museum [formerly dead link] with several branches in different historical buildings.





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