15 days in Central Poland Itinerary

15 days in Central Poland Itinerary

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15 days in Central Poland Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
1
Warsaw
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
Torun
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Poznan
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Goluchow
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Lodz
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Iwaniska
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Warsaw

4
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Nowy Swiat. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Royal Castle in Warsaw and Copernicus Science Centre. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Warsaw. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Torun.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) ©

2
nights
Torun

Torun ©
The birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the medieval town of Torun escaped the destruction of World War II, managing to preserve most of the Gothic architecture of its historical old town.
Popular historic sites such as Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska) and St Martin and Nicholas Cathedral are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Town Square - Old Town and Palac Lubostron. Get out of town with these interesting Torun side-trips: Bydgoszcz (The Church of the Poor Clares, St. Martin's and St. Nicholas Cathedral, & more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Live Museum of Gingerbread, admire all the interesting features of MotoArena Torun, ponder the world of politics at The Old Town Hall, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. John the Baptist and St. John the Evangelist.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Torun travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Torun by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. May in Torun sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to take a train to Poznan.

Things to do in Torun

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz, Palac Lubostron
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3
nights
Poznan

Poznan ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at St. Nicholas’ Church (Kosciol Sw Mikolaja) and Rogalin Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ratusz Poznanski and Enigma Code Brakers Monument. Explore Poznan's surroundings by going to Leszno (Stadion im. Alfreda Smoczyka & Ratusz). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Old Market Square, step into the grandiose world of Zamek w Kórniku, stroll through Park Cytadela, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Poznan travel planner.

Getting from Torun to Poznan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can do a combination of to Goluchow.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Leszno, Kornik, Rogalin Palace
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Rogalin Palace ©
Rogalin Palace
Kornik Castle ©
Kornik Castle

2
nights
Goluchow

Goluchow ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Old Town Hall, see the interesting displays at Piast City Archeological Preserve, then get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Okręgowe Ziemi Kaliskiej w Kaliszu, then don't miss a visit to Stone Bridge, and finally step into the grandiose world of Goluchow Castle.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Goluchow itinerary maker.

Do a combination of from Poznan to Goluchow in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Goluchow are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to do a combination of to Lodz.

Things to do in Goluchow

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kalisz
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Muzeum Okregowe Ziemi Kaliskiej ©
Muzeum Okregowe Ziemi Kaliskiej
Goluchow Castle ©
Goluchow Castle
Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall

1
night
Lodz

Lodz ©
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 28th (Sun), admire all the interesting features of Atlas Arena, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, then enjoy some diversion at FIND OUT, then don't miss a visit to Piotrkowska Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ksiezy Mlyn. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Manufaktura, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish Cemetery, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Lodz trip generator.

Traveling by combination of from Goluchow to Lodz takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to take a combination of to Iwaniska.

Things to do in Lodz

Historic Sites Shopping Fun & Games
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Saint Alexander Newski Cathedral ©
Saint Alexander Newski Cathedral
Jewish cemetery lodz ©
Jewish cemetery lodz
Ksiezy Mlyn ©
Ksiezy Mlyn

2
nights
Iwaniska

Iwaniska ©
Iwaniska is a village in Opatów County, Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship, in south-central Poland. On the 30th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Zbrodzice Vinery, examine the collection at Chmielnik Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Szydlow City Walls, and finally explore the historical opulence of Krzyztopor Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Town Hall Sandomierz, make a trip to Bazylika Narodzenia Najswietszej Maryi Panny, learn about winemaking at Sandomierska Winery, then learn about winemaking at Plochocki Winery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Collegiate Church of Saint Martin.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Iwaniska travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of from Lodz to Iwaniska takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to take a combination of back home.

Things to do in Iwaniska

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sandomierz, Kolegiata p.w. Sw Marcina, Plochocki Winery, Szydlow City Walls, Chmielnik Synagogue
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Krzyztopor Castle ©
Krzyztopor Castle
Town Hall Sandomierz ©
Town Hall Sandomierz
Kolegiata p.w. Sw Marcina ©
Kolegiata p.w. Sw Marcina