7 days in Poland Itinerary

7 days in Poland Itinerary

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7 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  23 h
1
Krakow
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Warsaw
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Gdansk
— 1 night
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney

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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow driving holiday website.

Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Krakow, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Krakow dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

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

1
night
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, admire the striking features of Palace of Culture and Science, then learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw online journey planner.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Warsaw sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Room of Plenty, take a stroll through Old Town, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Gdansk trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Gdansk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Room of Plenty ©
Room of Plenty

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