21 days in Poland Itinerary

21 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gdansk
— 3 nights
2
Bialowieza
— 1 night
3
Warsaw
— 5 nights
4
Krakow
— 5 nights
5
Zakopane
— 2 nights
6
Oswiecim
— 1 night
7
Wroclaw
— 2 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Old Town and St. Mary's Church. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oliwa Zoo, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dominikanie Gdańsk - Bazylika pw. Świętego Mikołaja | St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Gdansk is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In July in Gdansk, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sopot Pier
Highlights from your plan
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci
Oliwa Zoo ©
Oliwa Zoo
Jelitkowo Beach ©
Jelitkowo Beach

1
night
Bialowieza

Bialowieza ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Nature And Forest Museum - Bialowieza National Park, get in on the family fun at Chatka Baby Jagi, thentake a peaceful walk through Bialowieza Forest, and finally see the interesting displays at Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Catholic Church, explore the striking landscape of Bialowieza National Park Tours, and then identify plant and animal life at European Bison Reservation.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bialowieza tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Gdansk to Bialowieza in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Gdansk to Bialowieza is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gdansk in July: highs in Bialowieza hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Warsaw.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Chatka Baby Jagi
Highlights from your plan
Bialowieza Forest ©
Bialowieza Forest
Chatka Baby Jagi ©
Chatka Baby Jagi

5
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 Palace of Culture and Science will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, and step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bialowieza to Warsaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bialowieza to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Old Town ©
Old Town

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 appreciate attractions like Wawel Royal Castle and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

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Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, thentake an in-depth tour of Tatra Museum - Kornel Makuszynski Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Giewont Mountain, thendon't miss a visit to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, thencool off at Aqua Park Zakopane, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zakopane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Zakopane, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lake Morskie Oko
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

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.
To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Oswiecim itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Zakopane to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Wroclaw on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center, see the interesting displays at MovieGate, and then take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenget to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), and then get to know the resident critters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Wroclaw journey app.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Wroclaw can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Tours Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium ©
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium

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