54 days in Poland Itinerary

54 days in Poland Itinerary

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54 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  12 h
1
Gdansk
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Torun
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
3
Poznan
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
4
Bialowieza
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Warsaw
— 7 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Lodz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Wroclaw
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Oswiecim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
9
Bielsko-Biala
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Zakopane
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Szczawnica
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Wieliczka
— 2 nights
Train:  15 min
13
Krakow
— 7 nights
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Montreal, Quebec

6
nights
Gdansk

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Take a break from Gdansk with a short trip to Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku in Malbork, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, walk around Oliwa Park, don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk trip itinerary planning site .

Montreal, Canada to Gdansk is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Gdansk is 6 hours. In July, Gdansk is slightly colder than Montreal - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Torun.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

4
nights
Torun

Torun ©
The birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the medieval town of Torun escaped the destruction of World War II, managing to preserve most of the Gothic architecture of its historical old town.
Torun is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Town Square - Old Town, admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedra rzymskokatolicka Sw. Jana Chrzciciela i Jana Ewangelisty, and head outdoors with Awix Racing Arena.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Torun road trip tool .

Drive from Gdansk to Torun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Gdansk, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Torun, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Poznan.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Motoarena Torun im. Mariana Rosego ©
Motoarena Torun im. Mariana Rosego

3
nights
Poznan

Poznan ©
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Step out of Poznan with an excursion to Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich in Kalisz--about 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Stary Rynek, admire the majestic nature at Solacki Park, stroll around Park Cytadela, and steep yourself in history at Ratusz Poznanski.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Poznan trip builder site .

You can take a train from Torun to Poznan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Poznan

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich
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Stary Rynek ©
Stary Rynek
Walking tours

2
nights
Bialowieza

Bialowieza ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bialowieza Forest. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Theresa Catholic Church, take a peaceful walk through Bialowieza Forest, then head outdoors with Bialowieskie Drezyny, then learn more about the world around you at Nature And Forest Museum - Bialowieza National Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at European Bison Reservation. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Miejsce Mocy and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bialowieza National Park Tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Bialowieza travel route website .

Getting from Poznan to Bialowieza by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Poznan to Bialowieza, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Warsaw.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Bialowieza Forest ©
Bialowieza Forest
St. Theresa Catholic Church ©
St. Theresa Catholic Church

7
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, and contemplate the long history of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw day trip planning app .

Getting from Bialowieza to Warsaw by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bialowieza to Warsaw is minus 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lodz.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

2
nights
Lodz

Lodz ©
Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll around Lagiewniki Park, stroll the grounds of Jewish cemetery lodz, examine the collection at Radegast Train Station, then wander the streets of Piotrkowska Street, then appreciate the history behind Fortepian Rubinsteina, and finally make a trip to Pasaz Rozy. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Chapel of Charles Scheibler and then buy something for everyone on your list at Manufaktura.

To see reviews, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lodz trip planner.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Lodz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Lodz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Lodz

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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Manufaktura ©
Manufaktura
Lagiewniki Park ©
Lagiewniki Park
Radegast Train Station ©
Radegast Train Station

4
nights
Wroclaw

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Step out of Wroclaw to go to Walbrzych and see Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Rynek we Wroclawiu, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Cross, admire the local landmark of Multimedia Fountain at Pergola, and stroll around Park Poludniowy.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Wroclaw vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lodz to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Wroclaw are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
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Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Wroclaw's Dwarfs ©
Wroclaw's Dwarfs

3
nights
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.
On the 31st (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Defense Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Family Home of John Paul II, then take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, and then make a trip to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Oswiecim trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Wroclaw to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Oswiecim can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Bielsko-Biala on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Wadowice, Inwald Park
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Inwald Park ©
Inwald Park
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

4
nights
Bielsko-Biala

Bielsko-Biala ©
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To see other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bielsko-Biala online travel route planner .

You can drive from Oswiecim to Bielsko-Biala in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Bielsko-Biala are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Bielsko-Biala

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie
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Gora Szyndzielnia ©
Gora Szyndzielnia
Enduro Trials ©
Enduro Trials
Monument to Bolek i Lolek ©
Monument to Bolek i Lolek

4
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zakopane: Tatra National Park (Lake Morskie Oko & The Black Pond). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Yam, and explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery.

You can plan Zakopane trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by car from Bielsko-Biala to Zakopane takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zakopane can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Szczawnica.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Tatrzański Park Narodowy
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Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

4
nights
Szczawnica

Szczawnica ©
Szczawnica is a resort town in Nowy Targ County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Get out of town with these interesting Szczawnica side-trips: Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec (in Niedzica), Krynica-Zdroj (Jaworzyna Krynicka, Gora Parkowa, &more) and Orthodox Church of St. Younger James the Apostle in Powroznik (in Muszyna). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Pieniński Park Narodowy, take in panoramic vistas at Luban mountain viewing tower, take an in-depth tour of Zamek Stara BaSn, and admire the striking features of Orthodox Church - Jaworki.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Szczawnica sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Zakopane to Szczawnica in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Szczawnica, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wieliczka.

Things to do in Szczawnica

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Krynica-Zdroj, Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec, Czorsztyn Castle, Zamek Stara BaSn, Gorczanski Park Narodowy
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Zamek Stara BaSn ©
Zamek Stara BaSn
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Gorczanski Park Narodowy ©
Gorczanski Park Narodowy

2
nights
Wieliczka

Wieliczka ©
Best known as the site of one of the world's oldest salt mines, Wieliczka receives nearly a million visitors each year.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Cracow Saltworks Museum - Castle Location, examine the collection at Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location, and then contemplate the long history of Kopalnia Soli Bochnia. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Santuario, visit Solny Swiat, pause for some photo ops at Statue of John Paul II, then admire the natural beauty at Saltworks garden, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Wieliczka fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Szczawnica to Wieliczka takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Wieliczka can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Wieliczka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kalwaria Zebrzydowska Santuario, Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
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Kopalnia Soli Bochnia ©
Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka ©
Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka

7
nights
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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary planner.

Krakow is just a short distance from Wieliczka. In August, daytime highs in Krakow are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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