5 days in Warsaw & Istanbul Itinerary

5 days in Warsaw & Istanbul Itinerary

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5 days in Warsaw & Istanbul Itinerary

Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 2nd (Fri), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, brush up on your military savvy at Warsaw Uprising Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Copernicus Science Centre, then take a stroll around Old Town Market Square, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki - Royal Residence Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw day trip planning site .

Istanbul, Turkey to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Warsaw. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Istanbul in March: highs in Warsaw hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

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Lazienki - Royal Residence Park ©
Lazienki - Royal Residence Park
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Warsaw Uprising Museum

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Grand Bazaar (Kapali Carsi).

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in March, expect nights in Istanbul to be warmer, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
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Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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