20 days in Western Poland Itinerary

20 days in Western Poland Itinerary

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20 days in Western Poland Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Kolobrzeg
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Swinoujscie
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Szczecin
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Gorzow Wielkopolski
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Zielona Gora
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Canberra

3
nights
Kolobrzeg

Kolobrzeg ©
Explore Kolobrzeg's surroundings by going to Katedral Niepokalanego Poczecia Najswietszej Maryi Panny (in Koszalin), Trzesacz (Multimedia Museum on the Cliff & Ruiny Kosciola w Trzesaczu) and Niechorze (The Lighthouse Miniature Park, Light House Niechorze, & more).

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kolobrzeg road trip site .

Canberra, Australia to Kolobrzeg is an approximately 33-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Canberra to Kolobrzeg due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Canberra in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Kolobrzeg, with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Swinoujscie.

Things to do in Kolobrzeg

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Niechorze, Trzesacz, Katedral Niepokalanego Poczecia Najswietszej Maryi Panny, Latarnia morska w Gaskach, Ogrody Hortulus Spectabilis
Highlights from your plan
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse ©
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse
Kolobrzeg Molo ©
Kolobrzeg Molo
Light House Niechorze ©
Light House Niechorze

3
nights
Swinoujscie

Swinoujscie ©
Świnoujście is a city and seaport on the Baltic Sea and Szczecin Lagoon, located in the extreme north-west of Poland. Explore Swinoujscie's surroundings by going to Miedzyzdroje (Wolin National Park, Walk of Fame Miedzyzdroje, & more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Promenade, steep yourself in history at Western Artillery Fort, examine the collection at Fort Gerharda, and enjoy the sea views from Lighthouse Swinoujscie.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Swinoujscie day trip planning site .

You can drive from Kolobrzeg to Swinoujscie in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Swinoujscie are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Szczecin.

Things to do in Swinoujscie

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Miedzyzdroje
Highlights from your plan
Wolin National Park ©
Wolin National Park
Fort Gerharda ©
Fort Gerharda
Lighthouse Swinoujscie ©
Lighthouse Swinoujscie

5
nights
Szczecin

Szczecin ©
Szczecin is the capital and largest city of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship in Poland. Szczecin is known for historic sites, nightlife, shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Waly Chrobrego Promenade (Hakenterrasse), steep yourself in history at The Pomeranian Dukes' Castle, make a trip to Stare Miasto, and get curious at The Museum of Technology and Transport.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Szczecin visit website .

You can take a bus from Swinoujscie to Szczecin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Swinoujscie in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Szczecin, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Gorzow Wielkopolski.

Things to do in Szczecin

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Park Kasprowicza ©
Park Kasprowicza
Central Cemetery ©
Central Cemetery

3
nights
Gorzow Wielkopolski

Gorzow Wielkopolski ©
Gorzów Wielkopolski is a city in western Poland, on the Warta river. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gorzow Wielkopolski: Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary (in Cedynia), Boryszyn Loop (in Boryszyn) and Miedzyrzecki Fortified Region, Museum of Fortifications and Bats (in Miedzyrzecz). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Fortress Museum Kostrzyn, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Cathedral (Katedra Wniebowziecia Najswietszej Maryi Panny), don't miss a visit to Miejski Osrodek Sztuki, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz wojenny 1 Armii Wojska Polskiego.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Gorzow Wielkopolski trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Szczecin to Gorzow Wielkopolski by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Gorzow Wielkopolski are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Zielona Gora.

Things to do in Gorzow Wielkopolski

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Boryszyn Loop, Miedzyrzecki Fortified Region, Museum of Fortifications and Bats, Fortress Museum Kostrzyn, Cmentarz wojenny 1 Armii Wojska Polskiego, Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Zielona Gora

Zielona Gora ©
Zielona Góra is the largest city in Lubusz Voivodeship, in western Poland, with 138,512 inhabitants .Zielona Góra has been in Lubusz Voivodeship since 1999, prior to which it was the capital of Zielona Góra Voivodeship from 1950 to 1998. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get your game on at Skokoloco - Trampoline Park, then don't miss a visit to Town Hall (Ratusz), then get engrossed in the history at Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum, and finally get to know the resident critters at Park Krasnala. On your second day here, look and learn at Planetarium Venus, examine the collection at Skansen Ochla, then don't miss a visit to Christ the King Statue, and finally enjoy some diversion at MOSIR Sport and Recreational Centre.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zielona Gora online tour planner .

Drive from Gorzow Wielkopolski to Zielona Gora in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Zielona Gora can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zielona Gora

Fun & Games Museums Parks

Side Trips

Park Krasnala, Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum, Skansen Ochla, Christ the King Statue
Highlights from your plan
Stalag Luft III Prisoner Camp Museum ©
Christ the King Statue ©
Christ the King Statue