Experience Krakow

Krakow 1914 – Forts of the forgotten battle

A unique tour of one of the best preserved fortifications of the First World War period. The unforgettable experience for all passionated with military history!


  • Discover a battlefield from an unknown chapter of the First World War
  • Fully private tour – pick up place depends on you
  • Visit of original forts and museums about 1914-1918 period
  • Learn how ‘Russian steamroller’ was stopped in November and December 1914

Availability:  April-November

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A unique tour of one of the best preserved fortifications of the First World War period. Discover one of the best preserved and very unique fortifications developed between the Crimea War in 1854 and the First World War in 1914. Explore a place of one of the most important battles of the Great War where Austro-Hungarian army and fortress of Krakow stopped and forced to retreat Russian army heading for Vienna in November and December 1914. One of the unforgettable experiences for all passionated with military history !

You will visit:

  • Fort No 2 with the Kosciuszko Mound and the exhibition of the history of the fortress and the maquette of the 1914 battlefield
  • The Aviation Museum – the I World War hangar with the unique collection of the Great War aircrafts surviving only here in Krakow
  • Sightseeing tour by a car of some installations of the fortress: army barracks, a hospital, a place of the riverine flotilla base
  • One of the best preserved forts or participating in the battle of 1914 (Fort Tonie, Fort Rajsko, Fort Barycz, Fort Dłubnia, Fort Winnica)- according availability
Meeting location &  Tour duration:
  • Tour starts:  at your hotel/ apartment
  • Tours ends:  at your hotel/ apartment
  • Tour duration:  about 6,5  hours
What’s Included:
  • private local English- speaking guide
  • local fort expert
  • entrance tickets
  • private car with a driver available during the whole tour
What’s Excluded:
  • personal expenses

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Tour available on request. Send us an inquiry and we will get back to you.

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Group pricing

  • 1 - 2 participants ( 398 EUR )
  • 3 - 4 participants ( 428 EUR )
  • 5 - 7 participants ( 473 EUR )
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