17 days in Poland & Berlin Itinerary

17 days in Poland & Berlin Itinerary

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17 days in Poland & Berlin Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  8​h
1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Czestochowa, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Torun, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Poznan, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
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.
Visit Wawel Cathedral and Wawel Royal Castle for their historical value. Stare Miasto and Ulica Florianska are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, head outdoors with Meadows of Cracow, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Saint Stanislaus Route.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Krakow is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dubai to Krakow, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dubai in July: high temperatures in Krakow hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku, take in the awesome beauty at Giewont Mountain, enjoy the sand and surf at Gubalowka Beach, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zakopane trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zakopane, with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Czestochowa.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Gubalowka Beach ©
Gubalowka Beach

1
night
Czestochowa, Poland

Czestochowa ©
Częstochowa, is a city in southern Poland on the Warta River with 240,027 inhabitants as of June 2009. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Zamek w Olsztynie, pause for some serene contemplation at Metropolitan Basilica of the Holy Family, view the masterpieces at Miejska Galeria Sztuki, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Jasnogorskiej, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jasna Gora, and finally don't miss a visit to Obraz Czarnej Madonny.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Czestochowa trip builder .

You can drive from Zakopane to Czestochowa in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Czestochowa sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Warsaw.

Things to do in Czestochowa

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Zamek w Olsztynie
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Jasna Gora ©
Jasna Gora
Zamek w Olsztynie ©
Zamek w Olsztynie
Bazylika Metropolitalna Swietej Rodziny ©

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Get outdoors at Pole Mokotowskie and Vistula River Beach. Get some historical perspective at Old Town and Memorial at Mila 18. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Rynek Starego Miasta, explore the activities along Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie, stroll around Park Dolina Sluzewiecka, and admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw journey builder tool .

Take a train from Czestochowa to Warsaw in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Torun.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pole Mokotowskie ©
Pole Mokotowskie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

1
night
Torun, Poland

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.
On the 20th (Sat), make a trip to Teznie w Ciechocinku, get into the urban bustle at Cultural Centre "Teutonic castle", examine the collection at Żywe Muzeum Piernika, then steep yourself in history at Krzywa Wieza, then explore the engaging exhibits at Torun House of Legends, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus.

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Traveling by train from Warsaw to Torun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Poznan.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Teznie w Ciechocinku
Highlights from your plan
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Teznie w Ciechocinku ©
Teznie w Ciechocinku

2
nights
Poznan, Poland

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.
On the 21st (Sun), don't miss a visit to Stary Rynek, appreciate the history behind Studzienka Bamberki, contemplate the long history of Ratusz Poznanski, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St. Stanislaus (Fara Church), then pause for some serene contemplation at Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Termy Maltanskie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika Prymasowska Sanktuarium św. Wojciecha, step off the mainland to explore Ostrow Tumski, stroll around Park Cytadela, then get a taste of the local shopping with Dalineum - Salvador Dali Center, then make a trip to Croissant Museum, and finally take a stroll around Zamek Cultural Center.

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Traveling by train from Torun to Poznan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Poznan are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bazylika Prymasowska Sanktuarium św. Wojciecha
Highlights from your plan
Ostrow Tumski ©
Ostrow Tumski

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. Get some historical perspective at East Side Gallery and THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, shop like a local with Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), head off the coast to Pfaueninsel, and view the masterpieces at Camera Work.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin journey planning website .

Traveling by train from Poznan to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow
To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip builder website .

Getting from Berlin to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in Krakow

Tours Nightlife Museums

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