8 days in Krakow Itinerary

8 days in Krakow Itinerary

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Krakow

— 5 nights

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.
Explore Krakow's surroundings by going to Grota Lokietka (King's Lokietek Cave) (in Ojcow National Park), Zamek Królewski (in Suloszowa) and Oswiecim (Defense Tower & Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and get great views at Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow vacation planning tool.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Krakow is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Riyadh in July, things will get colder in Krakow: highs are around 30°C and lows about 15°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

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Krakow

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, and then take an in-depth tour of Wyspianski Museum - Szolayski Tenement House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, then explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then see the interesting displays at Apteka pod Orłem. Oddział Muzeum Historycznego Miasta Krakowa, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow online holiday planner.

You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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