28 days in Poland Itinerary

28 days in Poland Itinerary

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28 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Warsaw
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Torun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gdansk
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Wroclaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Karpacz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Zakopane
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Krakow
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Dammam

4
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters. Step out of Warsaw to go to Lodz and see Piotrkowska Street, which is approximately 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

Before you visit Warsaw, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Warsaw is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dammam to Warsaw. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Dammam in August, with highs in Warsaw at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can take a train to Torun.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Piotrkowska Street
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Spas
Piotrkowska Street ©
Piotrkowska Street

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 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Lake Chelmzynskie Beach, steep yourself in history at Krzywa Wieza, and then see the interesting displays at Żywe Muzeum Piernika. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Old Town Hall, don't miss a visit to Town Square - Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, see the interesting displays at Museum of Soap and History of Dirt, then pause for some photo ops at Tightrope Walker - sculpture, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska).

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Torun road trip planner .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Torun takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Torun sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Gdansk.

Things to do in Torun

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz, Lake Chelmzynskie Beach
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Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska) ©
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska)

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sopot Beach and Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej). Step out of Gdansk with an excursion to Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku in Malbork--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), take a stroll through Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), go for a walk through Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze), and pause for some serene contemplation at Archikatedra Oliwska.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk road trip tool .

You can drive from Torun to Gdansk in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Torun in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Gdansk, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Highlights from your plan
Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach
Spas
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) ©
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka)

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 discover tucked-away gems like Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) and Old Town- Historic Center. The adventure continues: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Panorama of Raclawice Battle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu, and ponder the design of Multimedia Fountain at Pergola.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Wroclaw travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Gdansk to Wroclaw by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Gdansk in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wroclaw: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Karpacz.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy)
Highlights from your plan
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Walking tours

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 18th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Parafia Wang, take some stellar pictures from Centrum Rekreacji i Sportu Kolorowa, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sniezka. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wodospad Szklarki, admire the sheer force of Kamienczyk Waterfall, then admire the sheer force of Podgornej Waterfall, and finally stroll through Karkonoski National Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Karpacz trip planner .

You can drive from Wroclaw to Karpacz in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Karpacz

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Szklarska Poreba, Podgornej Waterfall, Karkonoski National Park
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. On the 20th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Zdrojowy, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Errant Rocks, and then hike along Szczeliniec Wielki. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Tron Liczyrzepy, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stolowe Mountain National Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Garden.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kudowa-Zdroj itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Karpacz to Kudowa-Zdroj in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Kudowa-Zdroj can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tron Liczyrzepy, Japanese Garden
Highlights from your plan
Errant Rocks ©
Errant Rocks
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Stolowe Mountain National Park ©
Stolowe Mountain National Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Pieniński Park Narodowy and Lake Morskie Oko. Visiting Giewont Mountain and Za Bramka Gorge will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, make a trip to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, and browse the exhibits of Bukowina Cultural Centre Dom Ludowy.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zakopane trip itinerary website .

Drive from Kudowa-Zdroj to Zakopane in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Zakopane when traveling from Kudowa-Zdroj in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pieniński Park Narodowy, Lake Morskie Oko, Bukowina Cultural Centre Dom Ludowy
Highlights from your plan
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka

7
nights
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 Nature & Wildlife Tours and Room Escape Games. Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Stare Miasto, steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Krakow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Spas
Stare Miasto ©
Stare Miasto

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