43 days in Central Poland Itinerary

43 days in Central Poland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Central Poland route planner

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Warsaw
— 7 nights
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Plock
— 2 nights
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Bydgoszcz
— 6 nights
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Poznan
— 6 nights
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Kalisz
— 3 nights
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Lodz
— 5 nights
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Kielce
— 3 nights
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Sandomierz
— 5 nights
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Radom
— 4 nights
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Warsaw

— 7 nights

Phoenix City

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: take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw road trip tool.

Adelaide, Australia to Warsaw is an approximately 25.5-hour flight. Traveling from Adelaide to Warsaw, you'll gain 8.5 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Adelaide in November, plan for much colder days and little chillier nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 7°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Plock.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Fun & Games

Plock

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. John the Baptist, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Brewery B Cultural Center, then examine the collection at Museum of Masovia, and finally make a trip to Tumskie Hill. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Muzeum Diecezjalne, then examine the collection at Ethnographic Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cathedral of the St. Mary Assumption, Wloclawek, Poland.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Plock trip planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Plock by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bydgoszcz.

Things to do in Plock

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz

— 6 nights
Bydgoszcz is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bydgoszcz: Museum of Printing and Literature (in Grebocin), Magia Dla Ciala (in Wysoka) and Torun (Monastery Gate, Żywe Muzeum Piernika, &more). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Martin's and St. Nicholas, admire the striking features of Wieza Cisnien - Muzeum Wodociagow, see the interesting displays at The Leon Wyczolkowski District Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska).

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bydgoszcz online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Plock to Bydgoszcz by car takes about 2.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Bydgoszcz are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Bydgoszcz

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Poznan

— 6 nights
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Poznan is known for historic sites, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Stary Rynek, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Stanislaus (Fara Church), examine the collection at Museum of Greater Poland Uprising, and sample some tasty brews at City Event Poznan Food Tours.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Poznan online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bydgoszcz to Poznan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in Poznan, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Kalisz.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Kalisz

— 3 nights
Change things up with these side-trips from Kalisz: Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St Nicholas (in Lad), Jarocin (Glan Fan & Spichlerz Polskiego Rocka) and Turek (Town of Turek Museum & Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus).

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kalisz attractions planner.

Drive from Poznan to Kalisz in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kalisz can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Lodz.

Things to do in Kalisz

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lodz

— 5 nights

Boat City

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lodz: Gora Kamiensk (in Huby Ruszczynskie), Skierniewice (Polish Association of Railway Enthusiasts & Railway Station) and Muzeum Piwowarstwa (in Piotrkow Trybunalski). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Jewish cemetery lodz, see the interesting displays at Radegast Train Station, browse the different shops at Manufaktura, and get to know the fascinating history of Ksiezy Mlyn.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lodz trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Kalisz to Lodz takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Lodz are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Kielce.

Things to do in Lodz

Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kielce

— 3 nights
Kielce is a city in south central Poland with 199,475 inhabitants. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kielce: Chmielnik Synagogue (in Chmielnik), Collegiate Basilica of the Birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Wislica (in Wislica) and Szydlow Old Town (in Szydlow). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Muzeum Narodowe w Kielcach - Dawny Palac Biskupow Krakowskich, explore the striking landscape of Bartek Oak Tree, Head underground at Jaskinie Na Kadzielni, and make a trip to Karczowka Monastery (Klasztor, Karczowka).

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Kielce trip planner.

Getting from Lodz to Kielce by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sandomierz.

Things to do in Kielce

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Sandomierz

— 5 nights
Sandomierz is a town in south-eastern Poland with 25,714 inhabitants (2006), situated in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (since 1999). Sandomierz is known for historic sites, museums, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Collegium Gostomianum, identify plant and animal life at Pepper Mountains Reservation, make a trip to Bazylika Narodzenia Najswietszej Maryi Panny, and get engrossed in the history at Regiment Armory of Sandomierz Land.

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

Traveling by car from Kielce to Sandomierz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Sandomierz can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can go by car to Radom.

Things to do in Sandomierz

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Radom

— 4 nights
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Radom: Szwajcaria Baltowska (in Baltow), Muzeum Techniki (in Chlewiska) and Muzeum Ludowych Instrumentow Muzycznych (in Szydlowiec).

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Radom road trip site.

Traveling by car from Sandomierz to Radom takes 2 hours. December in Radom sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Radom

Museums · Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Poland travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · Monuments
Central Poland covers the middle of the country, encompassing cities like Warsaw, Poznan, Lodz, and Bydgoszcz. The urban areas of central Poland are surrounded by mainly flat countryside. Warsaw, the country's capital, serves as a cultural haven, with theatres, museums, universities, and important monuments. The postcard-perfect Old Town is a World Heritage Site, and many other architectural highlights make the city very easy on the eyes. Historical Lodz has one of the longest commercial streets in the world, lined with restaurants, bars, and cafes.