8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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Warsaw
— 1 day
2
Krakow
— 4 nights
3
Gdansk
— 3 nights

1
day
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 4th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, steep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy).

For photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary planning site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Warsaw. August in Warsaw sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) ©
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cracow Local Tours and Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and make a trip to The Ghetto Heroes Square.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Krakow tour planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Krakow sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Cracow Local Tours ©
Cracow Local Tours
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District ©
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Sopot Beach and Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka). Change things up with a short trip to Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku in Malbork (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Jelitkowo Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Gdansk day trip planning tool.

Fly from Krakow to Gdansk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, expect nights in Gdansk to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
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Jelitkowo Beach ©
Jelitkowo Beach
Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach
Spas

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