10 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Opoczno Itinerary

10 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Opoczno Itinerary

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Krakow
— 2 nights
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Zakopane
— 6 nights
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Opoczno
— Few hours

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Krakow

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 8th (Sat), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online day trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiports are Kraków John Paul II International Airport, Katowice International Airport and Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Zakopane

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Explore hidden gems such as Giewont Mountain and Dolina Koscieliska. Attractions like Gubalowka and Czarny Staw Gasienicowy make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Zakopane side-trips: Tatra National Park (Rysy & The Black Pond). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich, don't miss a visit to Gravitational Slide on Gubalowka, admire the sheer force of Wodogrzmoty Mickiewicza - Waterfall, and get outside with Gubalowka Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zakopane trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, Zakopane is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Opoczno.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Tatrzański Park Narodowy, Such Ski Area
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Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich

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Opoczno

Opoczno ©
Opoczno is a town in south-central Poland, in eastern part of Łódź Voivodeship, previously in Piotrków Trybunalski Voivodeship . On the 15th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Zamek Kazimierza Wielkiego - Muzeum Regionalne, steep yourself in history at Szaniec Majora Hubala, and then step into the grandiose world of Zamek w Inowlodzu.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Opoczno driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Opoczno takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Zakopane in August since evenings lows in Opoczno dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Opoczno

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Inowlodz
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Zamek w Inowlodzu ©
Zamek w Inowlodzu
Szaniec Majora Hubala ©
Szaniec Majora Hubala

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