30 days in Poland Itinerary

30 days in Poland Itinerary

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30 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Wroclaw
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Kolobrzeg
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Gdansk
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Torun
— 3 nights
train:  2​h
5
Olsztyn
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Warsaw
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
7
Lodz
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Katowice
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Zakopane
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Windhoek

2
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.
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Old Town- Historic Center will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Arboretum Wojslawice and Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District. Explore Wroclaw's surroundings by going to Sobotka (Sleza Mountain & Sleza Landscape Park). There's much more to do: stroll through Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, buy something for everyone on your list at Magnolia Park, ponder the world of politics at Wroclaw Town Hall, and don't miss a visit to Panorama of Raclawice Battle.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw road trip planning site .

Windhoek, Namibia to Wroclaw is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central African Time (CAT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In March, Wroclaw is cooler than Windhoek - with highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Kolobrzeg.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Sobotka, Forest Arboretum of Prof. Stefana Bialoboka in Sycow Forest District, Arboretum Wojslawice
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum Wojslawice ©
Arboretum Wojslawice
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka

2
nights
Kolobrzeg

Kolobrzeg ©
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kolobrzeg Molo and Ruiny Kosciola w Trzesaczu. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Kolobrzeg Lighthouse and Latarnia morska w Gaskach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kolobrzeg: Multimedia Museum on the Cliff (in Trzesacz), Niechorze (Muzeum Rybolowstwa Morskiego & Niechorze Beach) and Pogorzelica beach (in Pogorzelica).

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Kolobrzeg trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Wroclaw to Kolobrzeg in 6 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In March in Kolobrzeg, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Kolobrzeg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Trzesacz, Niechorze, Pogorzelica Beach, Latarnia morska w Gaskach
Highlights from your plan
Kolobrzeg Molo ©
Kolobrzeg Molo
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse ©
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse
Ruiny Kosciola w Trzesaczu ©
Ruiny Kosciola w Trzesaczu

3
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.
Head to Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) and Galeria Sztuk Roznych Kosycarz&MBenedafor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Malbork Castle Museum and St. Mary's Church. Step out of Gdansk to go to Gdynia and see Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. James, and kick back and relax at Sopot Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Gdansk trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Kolobrzeg to Gdansk takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Gdansk can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Torun.

Things to do in Gdansk

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski, Rezerwat Ptasi Raj, Sopot Beach
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) ©
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka)
Sopot Beach ©
Sopot Beach

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Rotunda Sw. Prokopa and Holy Trinity Basilica. Żywe Muzeum Piernika and The Ethnographic Museum in Torun will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Torun with a short trip to Collegiate Church of St. Peter and St. Paul in Kruszwica, about 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Kepa Bazarowa, appreciate the history behind Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, get engrossed in the history at Esken Family House - Torun History Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Torun trip planning app .

You can drive from Gdansk to Torun in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Olsztyn.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Strzelno, Collegiate Church of St. Peter and St. Paul
Highlights from your plan
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus ©
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

3
nights
Olsztyn

Olsztyn ©
Olsztyn is a city on the Łyna River in northeastern Poland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rezerwat Krutynia and Lesne Arboretum Warmii i Mazur. Galeria Revita Warmia and Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Olsztyn: KoSciol p.w. Sw. Brunona (in Bartoszyce), Masuria Museum (in Szczytno) and Zrodelko Milosci (in Mragowo). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Dlugie, view the masterpieces at Manufaktura Sztuki, see the interesting displays at Museum of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Most Holy Saviour.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Olsztyn trip maker site .

Getting from Torun to Olsztyn by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Olsztyn

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Zrodelko Milosci, Rezerwat Krutynia, Masuria Museum, KoSciol p.w. Sw. Brunona, Church of the Most Holy Saviour
Highlights from your plan
Rezerwat Krutynia ©
Rezerwat Krutynia
Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego ©
Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego
Galeria Revita Warmia ©
Galeria Revita Warmia

3
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 Nowy Swiat and Gallery of Steel Figures. The Royal Castle in Warsaw - Museum and Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Warsaw with an excursion to Museum of Ancient Mazovian Metallurgy in Pruszkow--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, view the masterpieces at Kordegarda, explore the activities along Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie, and get into the urban bustle at Old Town Market Square.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Warsaw route planning site .

Traveling by train from Olsztyn to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Lodz.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Lodz

Lodz ©
Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Shop till you drop at Piotrkowska Street and Manufaktura. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Collegiate Church of St.Mary and St.Alexius and Saint Alexander Newski Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Lodz: Arboretum SGGW (in Brzeziny), Muzeum Piwowarstwa (in Piotrkow Trybunalski) and Gora Kamiensk (in Kamiensk). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Niebieskie Zrodla Nature Reserve and see the interesting displays at Town of Turek Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lodz trip website .

You can take a train from Warsaw to Lodz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Katowice.

Things to do in Lodz

Parks Winter Sports Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Collegiate Church of St.Mary and St.Alexius, Niebieskie Zrodla Nature Reserve, Muzeum Piwowarstwa, Town of Turek Museum, Arboretum SGGW
Highlights from your plan
Arboretum SGGW ©
Arboretum SGGW
Piotrkowska Street ©
Piotrkowska Street
Manufaktura ©
Manufaktura

2
nights
Katowice

Katowice ©
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. On the 2nd (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then take in the exciting artwork at Pod Strachem Polnym, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at GEOsfera. On the next day, view the masterpieces at Szyb Wilson Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Ogrodzieniec Castle, take a peaceful walk through Gorki Szymona, then have fun and explore at Muzeum Dawnych Rzemiosl, and finally view the masterpieces at Upper Silesian Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Katowice holiday builder site .

You can drive from Lodz to Katowice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Katowice are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Katowice

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Upper Silesian Museum, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Ogrodzieniec Castle, Muzeum Dawnych Rzemiosl, GEOsfera
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Ogrodzieniec Castle ©
Ogrodzieniec Castle
Muzeum Dawnych Rzemiosl ©
Muzeum Dawnych Rzemiosl

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ulica Florianska. Wawel Cathedral and St. Mary's Basilica will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Stare Miasto, examine the collection at Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, don't miss a visit to Main Market Square, and shop like a local with Cloth Hall (Sukiennice).

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Katowice to Krakow in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Krakow, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Czarna Gora Peak, then take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery in Koziniec, then view the masterpieces at Galeria Sztuki XX w. Willa Oksza. Oddział Muzeum Tatrzańskiego, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Valley of Five Lakes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Koscielisko Valley, then stop by BazaTatry, and then hit the slopes at Such Ski Area.

Make your Zakopane itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Zakopane sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Such Ski Area, Czarna Gora Peak
Highlights from your plan
Koscielisko Valley ©
Koscielisko Valley
Art Gallery in Koziniec ©
Art Gallery in Koziniec

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