10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

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10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Krakow
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Wroclaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Detroit

4
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Planty Park and Ulica Florianska. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Wawel Cathedral and Jewish District (Kazimierz). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, don't miss a visit to Main Market Square, see the interesting displays at Oskar Schindler's Factory, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow).

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Krakow itinerary maker.

Detroit, USA to Krakow is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Detroit to Krakow. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Detroit in October, with highs in Krakow at 56°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

2
nights
Kudowa-Zdroj

Kudowa-Zdroj ©
Kudowa-Zdrój or simply Kudowa, is a town located below the Table Mountains in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in the southwestern part of Poland. On the 18th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplica Czaszek, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Errant Rocks, then soak in style at Turkish baths, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Szczeliniec Wielki.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kudowa-Zdroj trip planner.

Drive from Krakow to Kudowa-Zdroj in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Nature Trails
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Errant Rocks ©
Errant Rocks
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Kaplica Czaszek ©
Kaplica Czaszek

2
nights
Wroclaw

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Wroclaw Town Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center, then don't miss a visit to Panorama of Raclawice Battle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and then meet the residents at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw vacation trip planner.

Drive from Kudowa-Zdroj to Wroclaw in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 59°F in October, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka

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