8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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8 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  6 h
1
Warsaw
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Krakow
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 31st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, see the sky in a new way at Copernicus Science Centre, then examine the collection at Horror House - Interactive Fear Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Warsaw travel route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Dublin in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Warsaw: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wawel Royal Castle and Ogrod Zoologiczny. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Wieliczka Salt Mine, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip maker website.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Ogrod Zoologiczny ©
Ogrod Zoologiczny

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Zatorland and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oswiecim day trip app.

Drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Zatorland
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Zatorland ©
Zatorland

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