6 days in Poland Itinerary

6 days in Poland Itinerary

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6 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Krakow
1
Krakow
— 2 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Warsaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Gdansk
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Krakow

2
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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, enjoy breathtaking views from Town Hall Tower, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Kraków John Paul II International Airport, Katowice International Airport and Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, explore the galleries of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. On the next day, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then admire the natural beauty at Chinese Garden, and finally explore the world behind art at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw road trip planning site .

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, contemplate the long history of Westerplatte, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk vacation maker app .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Gdansk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Warsaw, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gdansk, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Old Town ©
Old Town
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

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