4 days in Poland Itinerary

4 days in Poland Itinerary

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Oswiecim
— 1 day
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Krakow
— 2 nights
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Warsaw
— 1 night

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Oswiecim

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oswiecim trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to Oswiecim is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in December: high temperatures in Oswiecim hover around 4°C and lows are around -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums · Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

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Krakow

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then stop by Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Krakow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Krakow, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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Warsaw

Warsaw ©
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 10th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw tour planner.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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