13 days in Central Europe Itinerary

13 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Poland trip planner

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Rzeszow
— 1 night
Drive
2
Lublin
— 1 night
Drive
3
Radzyn Podlaski
Drive
4
Bialowieza
— 1 night
Drive
5
Bialystok
— 1 night
Drive
6
Augustow
Drive
7
Elk
— 1 night
Drive
8
Mikolajki
— 1 night
Drive
9
Mragowo
Drive
10
Swieta Lipka
— 1 night
Drive
11
Reszel
Drive
12
Gizycko
— 1 night
Drive
13
Krutyn
— 1 night
Drive
14
Olsztynek
Drive
15
Warsaw
— 1 night
Drive
16
Opatow
— 2 nights
Drive to Rzeszów-Jasionka Airport, Fly to Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport

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Rzeszow

— 1 night
Rzeszów is the largest city in southeastern Poland, with a population of 187,208 . Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Market Square.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Rzeszow day trip planning website.

Genoa, Italy to Rzeszow is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Genoa in December: highs in Rzeszow hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for Lublin.

Things to do in Rzeszow

Historic Sites

Lublin

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Majdanek State Museum.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Lublin trip planner.

Getting from Rzeszow to Lublin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to 0°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Radzyn Podlaski.

Things to do in Lublin

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Radzyn Podlaski

Radzyń Podlaski is a town in eastern Poland, about 60 km north of Lublin, with 16,140 inhabitants (2004). On the 13th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Palace and Park Complex Potockich.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Radzyn Podlaski trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lublin to Radzyn Podlaski takes 1.5 hours. December in Radzyn Podlaski sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Radzyn Podlaski

Historic Sites
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Bialowieza

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): examine the collection at Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture and then delve into the lush surroundings at Bialowieza Forest.

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Getting from Radzyn Podlaski to Bialowieza by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Radzyn Podlaski to Bialowieza, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Bialowieza can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bialystok.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Bialystok

— 1 night
On the 14th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Orthodox Church.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Bialystok trip builder app.

You can drive from Bialowieza to Bialystok in 1.5 hours. December in Bialystok sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -1°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Tue) before leaving for Augustow.

Things to do in Bialystok

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Augustow

Augustów, formerly known in English as Augustovo or Augustowo, is a city in north-eastern Poland with 30,802 inhabitants (2011). On the 15th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Zygmunt August Market and then head outdoors with Plaza miejska w Augustowie.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Augustow online trip maker.

You can drive from Bialystok to Augustow in 1.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Augustow are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Elk.

Things to do in Augustow

Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping · Parks
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Elk

— 1 night
For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Elk travel planning website.

You can drive from Augustow to Elk in an hour. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Augustow to Elk due to the time zone difference. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mikolajki.

Things to do in Elk

Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Mikolajki

— 1 night
On the 16th (Wed), indulge in some personalized pampering at Hotel Amax-SPA&Wellness.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mikolajki route maker site.

Drive from Elk to Mikolajki in an hour. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mragowo.

Things to do in Mikolajki

Spas
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Mragowo

Mrągowo is a town in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of northeastern Poland, the capital of Mrągowo County and the seat (though not part of) the Gmina Mrągowo. On the 17th (Thu), explore the engaging exhibits at Walentyny Dermackiej z Sapiehow - Regional Museum and then learn about all things military at Museum of Military Technology Mragowo.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, read Mragowo trip itinerary builder website.

Mragowo is just a stone's throw from Mikolajki. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can drive to Swieta Lipka.

Things to do in Mragowo

Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Swieta Lipka

— 1 night
Święta Lipka ; ) is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Reszel, within Kętrzyn County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Swieta Lipka trip maker app.

Swieta Lipka is very close to Mragowo. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. December in Swieta Lipka sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Reszel.

Things to do in Swieta Lipka

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Reszel

Reszel is a town in the Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northeastern Poland.A small town of Warmia, with a long history, many historical monuments and various tourist attractions, as of December 31, 2012, the city's population was 4,896. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Urząd Gminy w Reszlu, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and then don't miss a visit to Steam Locomotive.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Reszel online travel planner.

Reszel is just a stone's throw from Swieta Lipka. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Gizycko.

Things to do in Reszel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Gizycko

— 1 night
Giżycko is a town in northeastern Poland with 29,796 inhabitants (2004). On the 19th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Boyen Fortress and then see the interesting displays at Masuria Museum - Owczarnia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gizycko trip planner.

You can drive from Reszel to Gizycko in an hour. The time zone difference when traveling from Reszel to Gizycko is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krutyn.

Things to do in Gizycko

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Krutyn

— 1 night
Krutyń is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Piecki, within Mrągowo County, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krutyn online holiday planner.

You can drive from Gizycko to Krutyn in 1.5 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Olsztynek.

Things to do in Krutyn

Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure · Tours

Olsztynek

Olsztynek is a town in Olsztyn County, in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of Poland. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): learn about all things military at Grunwald Museum and then see the interesting displays at Prisoners Camp and Olsztynek Museum.

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Getting from Krutyn to Olsztynek by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Olsztynek

Museums

Warsaw

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw road trip planning site.

Drive from Olsztynek to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. December in Warsaw sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Opatow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites

Opatow

— 2 nights
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Opatow trip planner.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Opatow takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Opatow

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips