8 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

8 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

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8 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
Fly:  3 h
1
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Krakow
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip planner.

Valletta, Malta to Warsaw is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Valletta in April, with highs in Warsaw at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to 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
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Krakow, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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