The City of Kraków

The KRAcat-deN2O workshop will take place in Krakow, an ancient capital of Polish kings. Krakow is one of the top tourist destinations in Europe. More than 2 millions foreign tourists and 5 million domestic tourists visit Krakow every year. Unique architecture and the national treasures are the main attractions. Due to many pubs, clubs and restaurants Krakow is full of life throughout the whole year. Krakow plays also the role of cultural center of Poland.

Kraków has a long historical tradition of culture and science. Its old centre is on the UNESCO List of World Heritage. Resplendent with historical monuments, it offers a unique atmosphere both for regular sight-seeing and for leisurely strolls. The Tatra Mountains and The Salt Mine in Wieliczka are other places in the region that would be worth visiting. All these tourist attractions make Kraków one of the favourite destinations in Europe.

Conference Centre

The meeting will be held in the modern conference centre of the Jagiellonian University, called Auditorium Maximum, Krupnicza 33 street. This facility was opened in 2005 and offers an amphitheatrical main lecture hall with 1200 seats, divisible into two independent parts, as well as one additional hall with 250 seats, two halls with 150 seats each, and one other hall with 100 seats. The halls are fully equipped with multimedia services and the building is completed with catering, sanitary and several other facilities. The meeting site is only a 10-minute walk away to the city Main Market Square.

Travel Information

The way from the airport ‘Krakow Balice' to the city center:

  • By taxi. It takes about 30-45 minutes (depending on the traffic) and costs ca. 80 PLN (ca. 20 EURO).
  • By train to the Krakow Main Railway Station. It costs 8 PLN (ca. 2 EURO). The Krakow Airport train station is located near the passenger terminal, at the rear of the multi-storey car park.


  • passenger terminal - arrivals hall, level 0 (ticket machine)
  • train station (ticket machine)
  • train (ticket machine or train conductor on board)


Departures from the airport ‘Krakow Balice' :

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