7 days in Poland Itinerary

7 days in Poland Itinerary

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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 14th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Zamek Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Oswiecim trip itinerary planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Oswiecim. Traveling from London in March, Oswiecim is little chillier at night with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums · Historic Sites
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Slavic Rome

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: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow online vacation builder.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Krakow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Krakow are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Phoenix City

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: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Warsaw online tour itinerary builder.

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums
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Poland travel guide

A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.