16 days in Poland & Ukraine Itinerary

16 days in Poland & Ukraine Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5 h 15 min
1
Krakow, Poland
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Zawiercie, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  9 h 30 min
3
Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Kiev, Ukraine
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: London, United Kingdom


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7
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
Explore Krakow's surroundings by going to Zatorland (in Zator) and Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau (in Oswiecim). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and have some family-friendly fun at Bubble Football & More by Bumper Ball Experiences.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Krakow is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zawiercie.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Zatorland, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

1
night
Zawiercie, Poland

Zawiercie
Zawiercie is a city in the Silesian Voivodeship of southern Poland with 51,880 inhabitants (2011). To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zawiercie driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zawiercie takes 1.5 hours. In June in Zawiercie, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Khmelnytskyi on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Zawiercie

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

2
nights
Khmelnytskyi, Ukraine

Khmelnytskyi ©
Khmelnytskyi is a city in western part of Ukraine, the administrative center for the Khmelnytskyi Oblast and the Khmelnytskyi Raion . Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Khmelnytskyi: Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov (in Medzhybizh) and Satanov (Satanov Synagogue & Satanov Castle). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Oasis Shopping and Entertainment Center, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Eternal Glory, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anufriy's Spring, and explore the world behind art at Art Museum of Khmelnytskyi District.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Khmelnytskyi day trip planner.

Drive from Zawiercie to Khmelnytskyi in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Khmelnytskyi

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Satanov, Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov
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Satanov Synagogue ©
Satanov Synagogue
Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov ©
Tomb of the Baal Shem Tov
Monument of Eternal Glory ©
Monument of Eternal Glory

4
nights
Kiev, Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kiev is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, stroll around Mariinsky Park, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, and don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Kiev trip planner.

Getting from Khmelnytskyi to Kiev by car takes about 4.5 hours. June in Kiev sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kiev

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Photography Tours
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

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