12 days in Central Europe Itinerary

12 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Poland travel route planner

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Olsztyn
— 1 night
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Bialystok
— 2 nights
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Lublin
— 1 night
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Lodz
— 1 night
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Wroclaw
— 3 nights
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Poznan
— 2 nights
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Olsztyn
— 1 night

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Olsztyn

— 1 night
Olsztyn is a city on the Łyna River in northeastern Poland. On the 20th (Sat), admire the striking features of Oranzeria Kultury, see the interesting displays at Lidzbark Bishops' Castle (Zamek Biskupow Warminskich), and then test the waters at Warminskie Thermae.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Olsztyn trip planning app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Olsztyn. You'll set off for Bialystok on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Olsztyn

Baths · Spas · Museums

Side Trip

Bialystok

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Plac Czarnieckiego 10 and then appreciate the history behind Stefan Czarniecki Monument. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Kosciuszko Market Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, then don't miss a visit to Tykocin Synagogue, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit East Orthodox Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pomnik 42. Pulku Piechoty.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bialystok trip planner.

You can drive from Olsztyn to Bialystok in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Olsztyn to Bialystok due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Bialystok can reach 0°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Lublin.

Things to do in Bialystok

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lublin

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lublin Old Town, then explore the historical opulence of The Lublin Castle, and then take an in-depth tour of Pharmacy Museum.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lublin journey planner.

You can drive from Bialystok to Lublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bialystok to Lublin is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Bialystok in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Lublin, with highs around 4°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Lodz.

Things to do in Lublin

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Lodz

— 1 night

Boat City

Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
On the 25th (Thu), browse the different shops at Manufaktura, make a trip to Pasaz Rozy, take a stroll through Piotrkowska Street, then pause for some photo ops at Fortepian Rubinsteina, and finally examine the collection at Central Museum of the Textile Industry.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lodz trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Lublin to Lodz in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Lodz

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums

Wroclaw

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Spend the 26th (Fri) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek of Wroclaw. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center, get a sense of history and politics at Wroclaw Town Hall, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Wroclaw online road trip planner.

Getting from Lodz to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Poznan

— 2 nights
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
On the 1st (Mon), steep yourself in history at Ratusz Poznanski, make a trip to Croissant Museum, then see the interesting displays at Blubry 6D - Poznan Legends, then stroll around Park Cytadela, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul. On your second day here, witness a stunning natural landmark at Termy Maltanskie, don't miss a visit to Malta Lake, take in nature's colorful creations at Palmiarnia Poznanska (Palmenhaus Poznan), then make a trip to Stary Rynek, and finally pause for some photo ops at Studzienka Bamberki.

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Drive from Wroclaw to Poznan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Olsztyn.

Things to do in Poznan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Fun & Games

Olsztyn

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Dom Gazety Olsztynskiej, appreciate the history behind Copernicus Bench, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus in Olsztyn, then look and learn at Olsztyńskie Planetarium, and finally stroll around Central Park.

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Traveling by train from Poznan to Olsztyn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Olsztyn

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites