15 days in Poland Itinerary

15 days in Poland Itinerary

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15 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Memphis
Bus + Fly:  17 h
1
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Wroclaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Gdansk
— 4 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Memphis

3
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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, examine the collection at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and have fun at Room Escape Warszawa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online journey planner.

Memphis, USA to Warsaw is an approximately 17- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Memphis in May, things will get little chillier in Warsaw: highs are around 67°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

1
night
Oswiecim

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oswiecim trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Krakow to Oswiecim by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

2
nights
Wroclaw

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): make a trip to Wroclaw's Dwarfs and then take in the pleasant sights at Rynek we Wroclawiu. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, get to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at KoSciol OpatrznoSci Bozej we Wroclawiu.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Wroclaw trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Wroclaw are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Tours Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Wroclaw's Dwarfs ©
Wroclaw's Dwarfs

4
nights
Gdansk

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Gdansk is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), and contemplate the long history of Westerplatte.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Gdansk itinerary planner.

Fly from Wroclaw to Gdansk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Wroclaw, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Gdansk, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Old Town ©
Old Town
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci

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