10 days in Poland & Czech Republic Itinerary

10 days in Poland & Czech Republic Itinerary

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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Warsaw Chopin Airport
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly

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Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then stop by Polart, then make a trip to Rynek Starego Miasta, and finally see the sky in a new way at Copernicus Science Centre. On your second day here, wander the streets of Nowy Swiat, get engrossed in the history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

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San Jose, USA to Warsaw is an approximately 16-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. While traveling from San Jose, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in Warsaw, ranging from highs of 55°F to lows of 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums
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Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

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 20th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary site.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Krakow, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kids will enjoy Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Vitus Cathedral and Prague Astronomical Clock. Spend the 23rd (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, shop like a local with DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, and take a stroll through Josefov.

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You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. October in Prague sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Poland travel guide

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A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Czech Republic travel guide

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From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.