Planning a Krakow stag do? Great choice… The city of Krakow in Poland has become a hotspot for a stag weekend, thanks to it’s huge array of stag do friendly things to do.
Yup. Krakow offers the perfect blend of rich history, vibrant culture, and a booming party scene, making it an ideal destination for groups of men looking to celebrate in style.
So if you’re planning a Krakow stag weekend, we’ve got you covered with some of the best things you can do in this epic city.
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Getting to Krakow
Krakow is well connected to most major cities in Europe by air, including most of the main UK airports. This includes several London airports, Manchester, Bristol, Edinburgh and Leeds/Bradford.
There are also direct connections from:
- Paris CDG/Paris Orly
- Tel Aviv
If you’re connecting from North America or Asia, you will likely need to transit through one of the major airport hubs.
If you’re arriving by coach or train, there are also direct connections from major cities such as Berlin, Prague and Budapest.
Where to stay in Krakow
One of the great things about accommodation in Krakow is that it is pretty affordable, and you get a good deal for your money. So if you’re looking to book a Krakow stag do, consider booking a premium hotel room for the best experience.
Check out The Grand Hotel (a 5 star hotel in central Krakow)
Or Amber Design Residence (4 star boutique hotel in Krakow city centre).
If you’re thinking budget, then you’ll also find plenty of hostels and cheaper hotels too.
There are clusters of hotels in the Old Town, which are perfect for a Krakow stag weekend. The city is not that big, and is very walkable, so you’ll not need to travel too far to experience the best that Krakow has to offer.
What to do on a Krakow tag do?
Need some Krakow stag do ideas? Well, there are tons of things to do, which is why it is such a popular stag destination. Before you head onto your bar crawl and big night out, book a few of these fun stag activities in Krakow.
What better way to kick off your stag do than with some adrenaline-pumping action at one of Krakow’s shooting ranges?
Channel your inner James Bond as you and your group get to grips with a variety of firearms under the expert guidance of experienced instructors. From pistols to shotguns, feel the thrill of hitting the target and compete with your mates for the title of sharpshooter supreme.
It’s a surefire way to start the celebrations with a bang!
Get dirty and feel the thrill of riding quad bikes across the Polish countryside. There are several options for quad biking around Krakow. Transfers are usually included from your accommodation. And, whats more… So are a few drinks!
A thrilling way to kick start your Krakow stag weekend!
Brewery Tours and Vodka Tasting
Krakow is famous for its beer and vodka, and what better way to experience this than with a brewery tour and vodka tasting session?
Dive into the world of traditional Polish brewing as you explore local breweries, learning about the beer-making process and enjoying refreshing samples along the way. Then, discover the art of vodka-making with a tasting experience that will introduce you to the country’s finest spirits. Cheers to a stag do filled with liquid delights!
Escape Room Challenges
Put your problem-solving skills to the test with an exhilarating escape room challenge. Krakow offers a wide range of themed escape rooms, where you and your mates will be locked in a room and must work together to solve puzzles, decipher clues, and beat the clock to escape.
It’s an exciting and mentally stimulating experience that will have you all on the edge of your seats. Can your team crack the codes and make it out in time?
Unwind after a day of action-packed activities with a leisurely boat tour along the picturesque Vistula River. Cruise through the heart of Krakow, taking in the stunning riverfront scenery and iconic landmarks. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a refreshing drink as you soak up the charming atmosphere and create unforgettable memories with your mates.
It’s a delightful way to see the city from a new perspective and regroup before the night’s festivities.
Explore Krakow like a local with a thrilling cycle tour around the city. Hop on a bike and pedal your way through the historic streets, uncovering hidden gems, and discovering the city’s rich history and culture. With knowledgeable local guides leading the way, you’ll get insider tips, fascinating stories, and a unique perspective on this enchanting city.
As you cruise along, take in the sights, sounds, and smells of Krakow, and create epic memories with your stag party crew.
When it comes to nightlife, Krakow knows how to party! Dive into the buzzing nightlife scene by joining a legendary pub crawl. Embark on a wild journey through the city’s best bars, clubs, and pubs, guided by local experts who know all the hottest spots.
Toast to the night with a wide selection of drinks, dance to infectious beats, and make memories with fellow party enthusiasts from around the world. And of course, this is the ultimate way to paint the town red with your stag do squad!
Clubbing and Bar Hopping
Krakow offers an abundance of trendy clubs and bars where you can dance the night away and celebrate in style. Experience the electric atmosphere at popular clubs like Shakers, where the music never stops and the cocktails flow freely.
Hit up the cool and edgy Alchemia, known for its eclectic beats and energetic vibe.
And don’t forget about Szewska Street, a nightlife hotspot where you’ll find a vibrant mix of bars, laughter, and good times.
Get ready to party until the early hours on your stag night!
Need a hand booking your Krakow pub crawl? Check out packages on GetYourGuide.
Feeling lucky? Add a touch of glamour and excitement to your stag do with a thrilling casino night. There are three casinos in Krakow which are very popular with stag dos. These aren’t quite Monaco standard, and are all housed in hotels.
Two of the casinos are in the city centre, with one further out in the suburbs.
One is located in Hotel Wyspianski, which offers table based gambling as well as machines. The other is in the Holiday Inn, which is all video based gambling machines.
Both are a short walk from the Market Square and are one block from each other.
Try your hand at various games like poker, roulette, and blackjack as well as slot machines and .
Whether you’re an experienced gambler or a novice trying your luck for the first time, a casino night is a sure bet for an unforgettable stag do experience.
One of the big draws for Krakow stag weekends is the top quality strip clubs. Polish women are of course gorgeous, and if you want your stag to have a great send off Krakow’s strip clubs are ready to deliver.
Of course, you’ll want to let loose and enjoy the performances and even a few private dances, making it a night to remember for the groom-to-be.
HOWEVER, IT IS IMPORTANT TO NOTE: The strip club scene in Krakow is notoriously shady, and there are a number of scams that operate as part of these clubs. To avoid getting ripped off or getting in trouble:
- Pay dancers in cash and be clear how much a private dance is before you agree
- Do not buy drinks for anyone else in the bar (apart from your own party of course)
- Make sure to be clear about entry fees when paying at the door
- Try to pay for everything in strip clubs in cash as there have been reports of scam charges being applied days later
- Respect the dancers and workers at the strip clubs. Avoid anything that could escalate into a confrontation.
While visiting strip bars is one of the common Krakow stag activities, do some research on bars before you visit. They often open and close quite quickly. One of the longest on the scene is Gold Club, which seems to have mostly positive reviews – so if you’re looking for a reliable option this might be it.
Check out our guide to sex tourism.
Stag Do Highlights
Krakow offers an endless array of activities and experiences that cater to the adventurous spirit of a stag do. From action-packed shooting ranges to brewery tours, escape room challenges, boat tours, cycle tours, and epic nightlife, this vibrant city has it all. Get ready to celebrate in style, make lasting memories, and toast to the groom-to-be’s upcoming wedding. Krakow guarantees a stag do experience that will bond friends, create lifelong memories, and leave everyone buzzing with excitement.
Remember to stay safe, respect locals and fellow partygoers, and enjoy all that Krakow’s stag party scene has to offer. Cheers to an unforgettable stag do in the city that knows how to party!