4 days in Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

4 days in Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

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Krakow
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Zakopane
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Krakow — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square as well as Wawel Royal Castle. On the 12th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle and then don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Krakow online travel planner.

Wroclaw to Krakow is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Krakow are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zakopane.
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Zakopane — 2 nights

Winter Capital of Poland

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.
You've added Lake Morskie Oko, Gubalowka, Sarnia Skala, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sat), admire the verdant scenery at Dolina Bialego and then take in the awesome beauty at Kasprowy Wierch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Morskie Oko, take in the dramatic scenery at Siklawica Waterfall, and then don't miss a visit to Krupowki Street.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zakopane trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Zakopane, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.
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