21 days in Poland Itinerary

21 days in Poland Itinerary

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21 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Aberdeen
+2
train + bus + Fly:  9​h
1
Wroclaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Karpacz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Zakopane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Krakow
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Warsaw
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Torun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Gdansk
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Aberdeen

3
nights
Wroclaw

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) and Church of St. Elizabeth. Old Town- Historic Center and Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Garden - Szczytnicki Park, and ponder the design of Multimedia Fountain at Pergola.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw planning app .

Aberdeen, UK to Wroclaw is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Aberdeen in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Wroclaw, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Karpacz.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy)
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Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium ©
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)

2
nights
Karpacz

Karpacz ©
Karpacz sits on the slopes of towering Mount Sniezka and draws visitors with its pristine natural scenery.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Zamek Chojnik, meet the residents at Papugarnia Karpacz, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sniezka, and finally don't miss a visit to Chata na glowie. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parafia Wang, then admire the sheer force of Wodospad Szklarki, then take in the dramatic scenery at Kamienczyk Waterfall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Wodospad Kwisa.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Karpacz trip builder website .

You can drive from Wroclaw to Karpacz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Karpacz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Szklarska Poreba, Milkow, Zamek Chojnik, Wodospad Kwisa
Highlights from your plan
Sniezka ©
Sniezka
Kamienczyk Waterfall ©
Kamienczyk Waterfall
Wodospad Szklarki ©
Wodospad Szklarki

2
nights
Kudowa-Zdroj

Kudowa-Zdroj ©
Kudowa-Zdrój or simply Kudowa, is a town located below the Table Mountains in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in the southwestern part of Poland. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Wooden Bell Tower, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Szczeliniec Wielki, hike along Errant Rocks, then stroll through Park Zdrojowy, and finally see the interesting displays at Mineral Museum (Muzeum Mineralow). Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Park Zdrojowy, then steep yourself in history at Klodzko Fortress, and then steep yourself in history at Mucholapka.

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You can drive from Karpacz to Kudowa-Zdroj in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mucholapka, Klodzko Fortress, Park Zdrojowy
Highlights from your plan
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Errant Rocks ©
Errant Rocks
Klodzko Fortress ©
Klodzko Fortress

2
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.
On the 28th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko, and then get engrossed in the history at Tatra Museum - Kornel Makuszynski Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Kotelnica Bialczanska, make a trip to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Zakopane driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Kudowa-Zdroj to Zakopane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kudowa-Zdroj in September, plan for little chillier nights in Zakopane, with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lake Morskie Oko, Kotelnica Bialczanska
Highlights from your plan
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill ©
Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lost Souls Alley and Ogrodzieniec Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at HistoryLand and Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow. Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Nikiszowiec in Katowice, about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Polish Aviation Museum, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Krakow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Ogrodzieniec Castle, Nikiszowiec
Highlights from your plan
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley
Polish Aviation Museum ©
Polish Aviation Museum

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski). Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow and Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, contemplate the long history of Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw vacation builder .

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. October in Warsaw sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can take a train to Torun.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie

2
nights
Torun

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, don't miss a visit to Town Square - Old Town, get a sense of history and politics at Old Town Hall, then examine the collection at Żywe Muzeum Piernika, then steep yourself in history at Krzywa Wieza, and finally engage your brain at Planetarium - Torun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Teznie w Ciechocinku, see the interesting displays at Museum of Soap and History of Dirt, appreciate the extensive heritage of Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska), then pause for some photo ops at Tightrope Walker - sculpture, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint James and Saint Nicholas.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Torun road trip site .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Torun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz, Teznie w Ciechocinku, Church of Saint James and Saint Nicholas
Highlights from your plan
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall

3
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.
Visit Sopot Beach and Gdynia Beach for some beach relaxation. Do some cultural sightseeing at Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Archikatedra Oliwska. There's still lots to do: learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), take a stroll through Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), and steep yourself in history at Westerplatte.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Gdansk online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Torun to Gdansk in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Gdynia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach

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