31 days in Poland Itinerary

31 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Szczawnica
— 2 nights
2
Zakopane
— 4 nights
3
Krakow
— 6 nights
4
Oswiecim
— 1 night
5
Wroclaw
— 4 nights
6
Gdansk
— 6 nights
7
Warsaw
— 6 nights
8
Bialowieza
— 1 night

2
nights
Szczawnica

Szczawnica ©
Szczawnica is a resort town in Nowy Targ County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pieniński Park Narodowy. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik), explore the stunning scenery at Homole Canyon, thenadmire the striking features of Orthodox Church - Jaworki, thenhit the slopes at Palenica Hill Ski Area, and finally get great views at Platforma Widokowa.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Szczawnica tour site.

Rzeszow to Szczawnica is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rzeszow in August, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Szczawnica. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Szczawnica

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Platforma Widokowa
Highlights from your plan
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Platforma Widokowa ©
Platforma Widokowa
Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik) ©
Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik)

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Zakopane side-trips: Tatra National Park (The Black Pond & Lake Morskie Oko). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery, head outdoors with Czarny Staw Gasienicowy, and see the interesting displays at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Zakopane driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Szczawnica to Zakopane in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. August in Zakopane sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tatra National Park
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Getting from Zakopane to Krakow by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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 14th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Oswiecim online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Oswiecim takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

4
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.
Spend the 15th (Sat) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek of Wroclaw. There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center, see the interesting displays at Panorama Raclawicka, and get in on the family fun at GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Wroclaw trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Wroclaw, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin ©
GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin
Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw
Walking tours

6
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.
Step out of Gdansk with an excursion to Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku in Malbork--about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Old Town, enjoy the sand and surf at Sopot Beach, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk travel planning site.

You can fly from Wroclaw to Gdansk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Wroclaw in August, you will find days in Gdansk are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Sopot, Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

6
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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and see the sky in a new way at Copernicus Science Centre.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Warsaw trip planner.

Fly from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gdansk in August: highs in Warsaw hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Warsaw

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

1
night
Bialowieza

Bialowieza ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Park Miniatur Zabytkow Podlasia, take a peaceful walk through Bialowieza Forest, thensee the interesting displays at Open-Air Museum of Wooden Architecture, thenidentify plant and animal life at European Bison Reservation, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Theresa Catholic Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Bialowieza day trip planner.

Drive from Warsaw to Bialowieza in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Warsaw to Bialowieza. In August, daytime highs in Bialowieza are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Park Miniatur Zabytkow Podlasia
Highlights from your plan
Bialowieza Forest ©
Bialowieza Forest
Park Miniatur Zabytkow Podlasia ©
Park Miniatur Zabytkow Podlasia
St. Theresa Catholic Church ©
St. Theresa Catholic Church

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