8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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8 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Seoul
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Warsaw
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Krakow
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Gdansk
— 1 night
+2
train + Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
End: Seoul

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 27th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip builder .

Seoul, South Korea to Warsaw is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Warsaw is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Seoul in May, expect Warsaw to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Rynek Starego Miasta ©
Rynek Starego Miasta

1
night
Oswiecim

Oswiecim ©
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.
On the 29th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue, and then get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Oswiecim trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Warsaw to Oswiecim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In May in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

3
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Wawel Cathedral. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wawel Royal Castle and Stare Miasto. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, brush up on your military savvy at Home Army Museum (Muzeum Armii Krajowej), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and take a stroll through Ulica Florianska.

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Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Krakow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

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
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Jelitkowo Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Stogi Beach.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk route maker site .

Getting from Krakow to Gdansk by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Krakow, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Gdansk, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Stogi Beach ©
Stogi Beach
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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