11 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

11 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

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11 days in Warsaw & Krakow Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  9​h
1
Warsaw
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Krakow
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Cairo

5
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 museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the exhibits of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Cairo, Egypt to Warsaw is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Cairo to Warsaw, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in October, with highs in Warsaw at 15°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego ©
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

5
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.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

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Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. October in Krakow sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

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

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