36 days in Poland Itinerary

36 days in Poland Itinerary

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36 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h
1
Krakow
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Szczawnica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Zakopane
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Dabki
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Gdansk
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Torun
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Warsaw
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

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.
Get outdoors at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Saint Stanislaus Route. Popular historic sites such as Kazmierz The Former Jewish District and Wieliczka Salt Mine are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow online travel route planner .

Sydney, Australia to Krakow is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Krakow. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Krakow to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Szczawnica.

Things to do in Krakow

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Szczawnica

Szczawnica ©
Szczawnica is a resort town in Nowy Targ County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Escape the urban bustle at Pieniński Park Narodowy and Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik). Explore Szczawnica's surroundings by going to Sciezka Ornitologiczna (in Zegiestow-Zdroj) and Gorczanski Park Narodowy (in Nowy Targ). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Homole Canyon.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Szczawnica vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Szczawnica takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Szczawnica when traveling from Krakow in August, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Szczawnica

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Sciezka Ornitologiczna, Gorczanski Park Narodowy
Highlights from your plan
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Gorczanski Park Narodowy ©
Gorczanski Park Narodowy

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Lake Morskie Oko and Valley of Five Lakes. Explore Zakopane's surroundings by going to Babiogorski National Park (in Zawoja) and Rysy Peak (in Tatra National Park). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, take in breathtaking views at Koscielisko Valley, hike along Za Bramka Gorge, and kick back and relax at Gubalowka Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zakopane online trip builder .

You can drive from Szczawnica to Zakopane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Babiogorski National Park
Highlights from your plan
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Koscielisko Valley ©
Koscielisko Valley
Gubalowka Beach ©
Gubalowka Beach

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 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Tychy Brewery Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Oswiecim trip tool .

You can drive from Zakopane to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Oswiecim sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Tychy Brewery Museum
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

4
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. Visiting Szczeliniec Wielki and Errant Rocks will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Kudowa-Zdroj to Niemcza to see Arboretum Wojslawice about 1h 25 min away. Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Stolowe Mountain National Park. Spend the 7th (Sat) exploring nature at Sciezka Skalnej Rzezby. The adventure continues: get outside with Jamrozowa Polana and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Skalne Grzyby.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kudowa-Zdroj driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Kudowa-Zdroj takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kudowa-Zdroj are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dabki.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Skalne Grzyby, Jamrozowa Polana, Arboretum Wojslawice
Highlights from your plan
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Stolowe Mountain National Park ©
Stolowe Mountain National Park
Arboretum Wojslawice ©
Arboretum Wojslawice

2
nights
Dabki

Dabki ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stroll through Dabki Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Hala Widowiskowo - Sportowa W Koszalinie, then kick back and relax at Plaza w Lazach, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parafia Rzymskokatolicka pw. Matki Bożej Częstochowskiej.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dabki vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Kudowa-Zdroj to Dabki in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September, daily temperatures in Dabki can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Dabki

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Darlowo, Hala Widowiskowo - Sportowa W Koszalinie, Plaza w Lazach
Highlights from your plan

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.
Relax by the water at Sobieszewo Beach and Jelitkowo Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Brzezno Beach and Stogi Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Gdansk side-trips: Beach (in Chalupy), Jurata Beach (in Jurata) and Debki Beach (in Debki). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, get interesting insight from Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sopot Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Gdansk day trip website .

You can drive from Dabki to Gdansk in 3 hours. September in Gdansk sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Torun.

Things to do in Gdansk

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Jurata Beach, Beach, Sopot Beach, Debki Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stogi Beach ©
Stogi Beach
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Old Town ©
Old Town

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.
On the 16th (Mon), get outside with Awix Racing Arena, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lake Chelmzynskie Beach, then examine the collection at Żywe Muzeum Piernika, and finally step off the mainland to explore Kepa Bazarowa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Basilica, contemplate the long history of Rotunda Sw. Prokopa, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kruszwica Medieval Castle, then deepen your understanding at Collegiate Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brewery B Cultural Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Torun visit planner .

Drive from Gdansk to Torun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Torun are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Torun

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kruszwica, Strzelno, Brewery B Cultural Center, Lake Chelmzynskie Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kepa Bazarowa ©
Kepa Bazarowa
Rotunda Sw. Prokopa ©
Rotunda Sw. Prokopa

6
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Take a break from the city and head to Vistula River Beach and Pole Mokotowskie. You'll get in some beach time at Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie and Beach City Serock. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, appreciate the views at Park Dolina Sluzewiecka, and tee off at First Warsaw Golf & CC.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Torun to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Beach City Serock
Highlights from your plan
Vistula River Beach ©
Vistula River Beach
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski) ©

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