11 days in Warsaw, Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

11 days in Warsaw, Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

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11 days in Warsaw, Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Warsaw
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Zakopane
— 2 nights
bus + train:  5​h
4
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
day
Warsaw

Warsaw
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online holiday planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Warsaw is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. In January, Warsaw is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C. You will leave for Krakow on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Warsaw

Nightlife Tours Museums

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 with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and wander the streets of Stare Miasto.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Krakow using our trip planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Zakopane.

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 Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

2
nights
Zakopane

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, anĀ area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Kotelnica Bialczanska, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery Yam, then take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, and finally examine the collection at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, then explore the activities along Lake Morskie Oko, and then make a splash at Aqua Park Zakopane.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zakopane trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zakopane, with lows of -10°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Warsaw.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lake Morskie Oko, Kotelnica Bialczanska
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Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Lake Morskie Oko ©
Lake Morskie Oko

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
See even more of Warsaw: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Zakopane to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zakopane in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Warsaw, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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