30 days in Poland Itinerary

30 days in Poland Itinerary

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30 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Regina
Fly:  21​h
1
Warsaw
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Torun
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Gdansk
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Wroclaw
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Zakopane
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Krakow
— 8 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Regina

5
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Get some historical perspective at Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum. Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow and Nowy Swiat. Get out of town with these interesting Warsaw side-trips: Lodz (Manufaktura & Piotrkowska Street). The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Warsaw trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Regina, Canada to Warsaw is an approximately 21-hour flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Regina to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Regina in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 5°C in Warsaw. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Torun.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lodz
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

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 8th (Tue): make a trip to Town Square - Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, then examine the collection at Żywe Muzeum Piernika, then get outside with Awix Racing Arena, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Krzywa Wieza, admire the landmark architecture of Old Town Hall, then don't miss a visit to Teznie w Ciechocinku, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lake Chelmzynskie Beach.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Torun itinerary planner .

Getting from Warsaw to Torun by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October in Torun, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Torun

Outdoors Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Chelmzynskie Beach, Teznie w Ciechocinku, Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska)
Highlights from your plan
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Teznie w Ciechocinku ©
Teznie w Ciechocinku
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska) ©
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska)

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.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej) and Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku. Get in touch with nature at Sopot Beach and Sobieszewo Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Stutthof Concentration Camp (in Sztutowo) and Gdynia Beach (in Gdynia). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archikatedra Oliwska, contemplate the long history of Westerplatte, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Gdansk day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Torun to Gdansk takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Gdansk can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Stutthof Concentration Camp, Gdynia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Stutthof Concentration Camp ©
Stutthof Concentration Camp

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) and Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island). Popular historic sites such as Old Town- Historic Center and Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu are in your itinerary. Spend the 17th (Thu) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek we Wroclawiu. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Magdalene Church, don't miss a visit to Panorama of Raclawice Battle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Wroclaw trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Gdansk to Wroclaw in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Gdansk, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Wroclaw, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy)
Highlights from your plan

1
night
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 18th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Tron Liczyrzepy, then take in the awesome beauty at Szczeliniec Wielki, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Errant Rocks.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kudowa-Zdroj itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wroclaw to Kudowa-Zdroj in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Kudowa-Zdroj sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Tron Liczyrzepy
Highlights from your plan
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Errant Rocks ©
Errant Rocks

4
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.
Let the collections at Bukowina Cultural Centre Dom Ludowy and The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery capture your imagination. Get outdoors at Pieniński Park Narodowy and Lake Morskie Oko. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Giewont Mountain, stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku, view the masterpieces at Art Gallery in Koziniec, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery of Antoni Rzasa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zakopane trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Kudowa-Zdroj to Zakopane takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Kudowa-Zdroj in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zakopane, with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

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

8
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Auschwitz Tour - Krakow Trip. Head to Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Ulica Florianskafor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Planty Park and Wieliczka Salt Mine are in your itinerary. Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 27th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Stare Miasto, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Zakopane to Krakow in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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