44 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

44 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

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44 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  19​h 15​min
1
Koscielisko
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Gliwice
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Karpacz
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Swidnica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Wroclaw
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Czestochowa
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Krakow
— 13 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Karachi

3
nights
Koscielisko

Koscielisko ©
Kościelisko is a village in Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. Visit Niedzica Castle (Zamek w Niedzicy) and Church of Sts. Stanislaw Bishop and Martyr for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Zamek w Rytrze (in Rytro), Lake Morskie Oko (in Tatra National Park) and Pieniński Park Narodowy (in Szczawnica). Next up on the itinerary: hit the slopes at Gubalowka, admire the landmark architecture of Dom pod Jedlami, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, and explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Koscielisko route planner .

Karachi, Pakistan to Koscielisko is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Time (PKT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In September, Koscielisko is much colder than Karachi - with highs of 21°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Gliwice.

Things to do in Koscielisko

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zakopane, Zamek w Rytrze, Pieniński Park Narodowy, Tatrzański Park Narodowy, Niedzica Castle (Zamek w Niedzicy)
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Lake Morskie Oko ©
Lake Morskie Oko
Niedzica Castle (Zamek w Niedzicy) ©
Niedzica Castle (Zamek w Niedzicy)
Zamek w Rytrze ©
Zamek w Rytrze

2
nights
Gliwice

Gliwice ©
Gliwice is a city in Upper Silesia, southern Poland, near Katowice. Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum and then enjoy some diversion at Theme Park Nad Nacyna. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Rynek, Gliwice, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kosciuszko Park, and then make a trip to Silesian Insurgents' Monument (Pomnik Powstancow Slaskich).

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Gliwice trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Koscielisko to Gliwice takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gliwice can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Gliwice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Katowice, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Theme Park Nad Nacyna
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Kosciuszko Park ©
Kosciuszko Park

5
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. Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of the birth of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Miedzylesie Castle. Change things up with these side-trips from Kudowa-Zdroj: Mucholapka (in Ludwikowice Klodzkie), Otmuchow (Bishops Palace & Piotrowice Nyskie Palace) and Fort Ostrog (in Srebrna Gora). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Stolowe Mountain National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Szczeliniec Wielki, pause for some photo ops at Figura Swietego Jana Nepomucena, take in nature's colorful creations at Ogrod Muzyczny, and admire the landmark architecture of Visitation of Our Lady (Pilgrimage Church).

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kudowa-Zdroj online visit planner .

Drive from Gliwice to Kudowa-Zdroj in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. September in Kudowa-Zdroj sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Karpacz.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Otmuchow, Bystrzyca Klodzka, Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog, Mucholapka, Visitation of Our Lady (Pilgrimage Church)
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Mucholapka ©
Mucholapka
Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog ©
Fort Spitzberg-Ostrog

4
nights
Karpacz

Karpacz ©
Karpacz sits on the slopes of towering Mount Sniezka and draws visitors with its pristine natural scenery.
Wang Church and Prince Henry's Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Karpacz side-trips: Krzeszow (Our Lady of Grace Sanctuary, Cistercian Abbey, & more), Swieradow Zdroj (Spring of Dr. Adam & Single Track) and Zapora Zlotnicka (in Lesna). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Sniezka, don't miss a visit to Chata na glowie, delve into the mystery of Gravitational Anomaly Spot, and have fun and explore at Klocki Karpacz.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Karpacz trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kudowa-Zdroj to Karpacz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Swidnica.

Things to do in Karpacz

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Swieradow Zdroj, Schaffgotsch Palace in Cieplice, Prince Henry's Castle, Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Laskawej, Ducal Tower in Siedlecin
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Sniezka ©
Sniezka
Parafia Wang ©
Parafia Wang
Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Laskawej ©
Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Laskawej

2
nights
Swidnica

Swidnica ©
Świdnica is a city in southwestern Poland in the region of Silesia. On the 28th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Town Hall and Market Square, Swiebodzice, then delve into the lush surroundings at Sleza Landscape Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy). Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Sokolowsko, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Strzegom, and then go for a walk through Ksiaz Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Swidnica trip website .

You can drive from Karpacz to Swidnica in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Swidnica are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Swidnica

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Orthodox Church of St. Michael the Archangel in Sokolowsko, Sleza Landscape Park, Town Hall and Market Square, Swiebodzice, Bazylika Swietych Apostolow Piotra i Pawla, Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
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7
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town- Historic Center and Niemodlin Castle. On the 30th (Sun), plan a day focused around Market Square (Rynek). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Thu) at Aquapark Wroclaw. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Panorama of Raclawice Battle, snap pictures at Tumski Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary Magdalene Church.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Wroclaw route planner .

Traveling by car from Swidnica to Wroclaw takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Czestochowa.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Fun & Games Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Niemodlin Castle, Loopy's World
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Aquapark Wroclaw ©
Aquapark Wroclaw
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church

5
nights
Czestochowa

Czestochowa ©
Częstochowa, is a city in southern Poland on the Warta River with 240,027 inhabitants as of June 2009. Get some historical perspective at Jasna Gora and Castle of Siewierz. Get out of town with these interesting Czestochowa side-trips: Niegowa (Bobolice Castle & Mirow Castle Ruins), Stodoly w Zarkach (in Zarki) and Dominican monastery complex (in Przyrow). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Aleje NMP, see the interesting displays at Ratusz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Victorious, and admire the landmark architecture of Aleje NajSwietszej Maryi Panny.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Czestochowa trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Wroclaw to Czestochowa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Czestochowa

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Siewierz, Dominican monastery complex, Bobolice Castle, Stodoly w Zarkach, Zamek w Olsztynie
Highlights from your plan
Jasna Gora ©
Jasna Gora
Zamek w Olsztynie ©
Zamek w Olsztynie
Bobolice Castle ©
Bobolice Castle

13
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 some historical perspective at Main Market Square and Historic Old Town. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, Head underground at Wieliczka Salt Mine, get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, and browse the different shops at Cloth Hall (Sukiennice).

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by train from Czestochowa to Krakow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Krakow are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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