22 days in Czech Republic, Poland & Quedlinburg Itinerary

22 days in Czech Republic, Poland & Quedlinburg Itinerary

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Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Katowice, Poland
— 3 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Semily, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Liberec, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Quedlinburg, Germany
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Wroclaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
For shopping fun, head to Magnolia Park or Bazar Smakoszy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town- Historic Center and Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu. Explore Wroclaw's surroundings by going to Arboretum Wojslawice (in Niemcza), Swidnica (Town Hall, Swidnica (Ratusz w Swidnicy), Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and St. Vaclav, &more) and Kościół Pokoju Ducha Świętego (in Jawor). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), explore the different monuments and memorials at Historic Jewish Cemetery, delve into the distant past at Grodno Castle, and don't miss a visit to John and Margaret House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw trip planner.

Berlin, Germany to Wroclaw is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. June in Wroclaw sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Wed) before leaving for Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trips

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, then wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Krakow day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Katowice.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Tours

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Katowice, Poland

— 3 nights
Katowice is a city in southwestern Poland, with a population of 299,910 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice had developed into a village upon the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. Do your shopping at Szyb Wilson Gallery and "Kornel i Przyjaciele" Kawiarnia-Ksiegarnia-Antykwariat. Popular historic sites such as Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Royal Castle are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to GEOsfera (in Jaworzno), Bledow Desert (in Klucze) and Old Market Square (in Cieszyn). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Mirow Castle - ruins and explore the fascinating underground world of Gora Zborow - Jaskinia Gleboka w Podlesicach.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Katowice online day trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Katowice by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brno.

Things to do in Katowice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Brno, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Explore hidden gems such as Zamek Lednice and Statni zamek Valtice - Valtice Palace. Visiting Moravian Karst and Svaty Kopecek v Mikulove will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brno: Zdar nad Sazavou (Zamek Zdar nad Sazavou & Poutni Kostel Sv. Jana Nepomuckeho Na Zelene Hore), Kozi Hradek - Mikulov (in Mikulov) and Pernstejn Castle (in Nedvedice). And it doesn't end there: witness the site of a historic battle at Pamatnik Mohyla miru, see the interesting displays at Brno Technical Museum, step into the grandiose world of Kroměříž Archbishop's Palace, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. James' Church.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brno sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Katowice to Brno in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Brno are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kutna Hora.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of Silver

A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St Barbara's Church and GASK Kutna Hora. You'll explore and learn at Castle Kacina and Botanicus. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kutna Hora: Toulovcovy Mastale (in Chrudim) and Zamek Hradek u Nechanic (in Nechanice). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Bohemian Museum of Silver, see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum & Chocolaterie Kutna Hora, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Římskokatolická Farnost - Arciděkanství Kutná Hora, and step into the grandiose world of Podebrady Castle.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kutna Hora tour itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Brno to Kutna Hora in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Spindleruv Mlyn.

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spindleruv Mlyn, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Špindlerův Mlýn is a town in the Hradec Králové Region of the Czech Republic. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at kaplička sv. Františka z Assisi, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Elbe river source, then explore the historical opulence of Vrchlabi Castle, and finally hit the slopes at Ski and mountain resort Spindleruv Mlyn.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Spindleruv Mlyn attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Kutna Hora to Spindleruv Mlyn takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Semily.

Things to do in Spindleruv Mlyn

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Wildlife

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Semily, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Semily is a town in the Semily District, Liberec Region, of northern Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Klokocske skaly, step into the grandiose world of Frydstejn Castle, make a trip to Hrad Trosky, then explore the historical opulence of Castle ruins Kumburk, and finally hike along Riegrova Trail.

To see reviews and more tourist information, use the Semily trip builder site.

You can drive from Spindleruv Mlyn to Semily in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Liberec.

Things to do in Semily

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Liberec, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Muzeum skla a bizuterie v Jablonci nad Nisou, see the interesting displays at SKODA Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at The Rock Castle Sloup, and finally meet the residents at Zoo Liberec.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Liberec trip tool.

Getting from Semily to Liberec by car takes about an hour. Traveling from Semily in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Liberec, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Quedlinburg.

Things to do in Liberec

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Quedlinburg, Germany

— 3 nights
Quedlinburg is a town situated just north of the Harz mountains, in the district of Harz in the west of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. Take a break from the city and head to Baumwipfelpfad Bad Harzburg and Liebesbank Trail. Popular historic sites such as Stabkirche and Naumburg Cathedral are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Quedlinburg: Lohmuehle (in Goslar), PS.SPEICHER (in Einbeck) and Wolfsburg (Autostadt & Science Center phaeno). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Panorama Museum and make a trip to Rathaus.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Quedlinburg trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Liberec to Quedlinburg in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Quedlinburg

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Poland travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Krkonose National Park travel guide

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Waterfalls · Ski Areas · Specialty Museums