22 days in Poland Itinerary

22 days in Poland Itinerary

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22 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Warsaw
— 5 nights
train:  3​h
2
Gdansk
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Wroclaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Krakow
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Johannesburg

5
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, admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture and Science, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw holiday maker app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Warsaw is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in May, you will find days in Warsaw are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Gdansk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

5
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.
Gdansk is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, spas, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, and get to know the fascinating history of Motlawa Channel Fortifications.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Gdansk tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Gdansk takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Old Town ©
Old Town
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Wroclaw: Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) (in Swidnica) and Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu (in Walbrzych). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Rynek we Wroclawiu, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, don't miss a visit to Wroclaw's Dwarfs, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Gdansk to Wroclaw in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. May in Wroclaw sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy), Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
Highlights from your plan
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Rynek we Wroclawiu
Wroclaw's Dwarfs ©
Wroclaw's Dwarfs

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): stroll around Planty Park and then take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim route tool .

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Oswiecim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Oswiecim are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

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

6
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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Krakow online trip planner .

Getting from Oswiecim to Krakow by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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