22 days in Poland Itinerary

22 days in Poland Itinerary

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22 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Edmonton
Fly:  18​h
1
Gdansk
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Warsaw
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Wroclaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Krakow
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Zakopane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Edmonton

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Gdansk to Malbork to see Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Westerplatte, stroll through Sobieszewo Beach, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gdansk online tour planner .

Edmonton, Canada to Gdansk is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. July in Gdansk sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

4
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, play a few rounds at Olympic Golf Club, and take an in-depth tour of POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Warsaw online trip planner .

You can take a train from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Gdansk, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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.
Go for a jaunt from Wroclaw to Swidnica to see Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) about 1 hour away. Spend the 11th (Sat) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek we Wroclawiu. The adventure continues: make a trip to Wroclaw's Dwarfs, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), and stroll around Park Poludniowy.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wroclaw trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Wroclaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours

Side Trip

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy)
Highlights from your plan
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Wroclaw's Dwarfs ©
Wroclaw's Dwarfs

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.
Spend the 17th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Wroclaw to Krakow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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.
Explore Zakopane's surroundings by going to Pieniński Park Narodowy (in Szczawnica) and Lake Morskie Oko (in Tatra National Park). There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, explore the striking landscape at Valley of Five Lakes, explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rusinowa Polana.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Zakopane online road 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 July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zakopane, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Rusinowa Polana, Pieniński Park Narodowy
Highlights from your plan
Lake Morskie Oko ©
Lake Morskie Oko
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oswiecim road trip planner .

Getting from Zakopane to Oswiecim by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

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