17 days in Poland Itinerary

17 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Warsaw
— 3 nights
2
Bialowieza
— 1 night
3
Gdansk
— 3 nights
4
Oswiecim
— 1 night
5
Zakopane
— 3 nights
6
Krakow
— 5 nights

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Family-friendly places like Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the sky in a new way at Copernicus Science Centre, and examine the collection at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Warsaw is an approximately 11-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. In September, Warsaw is colder than Riyadh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre

1
night
Bialowieza

Bialowieza ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Nature And Forest Museum - Bialowieza National Park, thentake a peaceful walk through Bialowieza Forest, thensee the interesting displays at Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture, and finally head outdoors with Bialowieskie Drezyny.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bialowieza trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Bialowieza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Warsaw to Bialowieza due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Bialowieza are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Museums Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bialowieza Forest ©
Bialowieza Forest
Bialowieskie Drezyny ©
Bialowieskie Drezyny

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Old Town and Kayaking & Canoeing. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and take a stroll through Dlugi Targ Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Gdansk road trip tool.

You can drive from Bialowieza to Gdansk in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bialowieza to Gdansk due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Gdansk can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Town ©
Old Town
Papugarnia Gdansk ©
Papugarnia Gdansk

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Tychy Brewery Museum and then browse the exhibits of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Gdansk to Oswiecim by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Tychy Brewery Museum
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Tychy Brewery Museum ©
Tychy Brewery Museum

3
nights
Zakopane

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.
Family-friendly places like Gubalowka and Sarnia Skala will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Zakopane side-trips: Tatra National Park (Lake Morskie Oko & The Black Pond). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Dolina Koscieliska, make a trip to Wodogrzmoty Mickiewicza - Waterfall, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, and admire the masterpieces at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zakopane trip builder tool.

Drive from Oswiecim to Zakopane in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Tatra National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Dolina Koscieliska ©
Dolina Koscieliska
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Wawel Royal Castle and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Krakow online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Zakopane to Krakow in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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