10 days in Krakow, Warsaw & Gdansk Itinerary

10 days in Krakow, Warsaw & Gdansk Itinerary

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10 days in Krakow, Warsaw & Gdansk Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  13​h
1
Krakow
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Warsaw
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
3
Gdansk
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
4
Warsaw
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h
End: Singapore

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.
Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, explore the engaging exhibits at HistoryLand, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip website .

Singapore, Singapore to Krakow is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Singapore Time (SGT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in October; daily highs in Krakow reach 15°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, stop by Polart, then get into the urban bustle at Rynek Starego Miasta, then get engrossed in the history at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, and finally don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy). Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw trip planner .

Getting from Krakow to Warsaw by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Warsaw are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Childrens Museums Spas
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Spas

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then admire the striking features of Golden House, then make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and finally take a stroll through Old Town. On your second day here, make a trip to AmberSky Gdansk - Kolo Widokowe and then explore the historical opulence of Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Warsaw to Gdansk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Gdansk sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
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Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci
Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

few
hours
Warsaw

Warsaw
For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner .

You can take a train from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. On the 26th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Warsaw

Nightlife Tours Museums

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