6 days in Bratislava & Zakopane Itinerary

6 days in Bratislava & Zakopane Itinerary

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Fly to Vienna, Bus to Bratislava
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Zakopane, Poland
— 3 nights
Bus to Kraków, Fly to Dubai


Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, make a trip to Hlavne Namestie, enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, and wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bratislava online road trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Bratislava is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Bratislava. Traveling from Dubai in August, things will get cooler in Bratislava: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Zakopane, Poland

— 3 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich, then explore the activities along Lake Morskie Oko, and then admire the masterpieces at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Krupowki Street, then appreciate the views at Dolina Koscieliska, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Zakopane road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Zakopane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bratislava in August: high temperatures in Zakopane hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Museums

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