47 days in Poland Itinerary

47 days in Poland Itinerary

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47 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Drive:  18 h
1
Torun
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Warsaw
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Lublin
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Krakow
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Zakopane
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Oswiecim
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Kudowa-Zdroj
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Karpacz
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
9
Wroclaw
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h
10
Swinoujscie
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Kolobrzeg
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
12
Gdansk
— 6 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Montreal, Quebec

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Town Square - Old Town and Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus. Popular historic sites such as Krzywa Wieza and Church of St. Jacob are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Torun to Grudziadz to see Historic Old Town about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Żywe Muzeum Piernika, admire the landmark architecture of Monastery Gate (Brama Klasztorna), pause for some serene contemplation at Katedra rzymskokatolicka Sw. Jana Chrzciciela i Jana Ewangelisty, and ponder the world of politics at Old Town Hall.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Torun trip planner.

Montreal, Canada to Torun is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Montreal to Torun, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Montreal in July since evenings lows in Torun dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Historic Old Town, Museum of Printing and Literature
Highlights from your plan
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Krzywa Wieza ©
Krzywa Wieza

5
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Krakowskie Przedmiescie. Visit Beach City Serock and Municipal Beach for some beach relaxation. Get out of town with these interesting Warsaw side-trips: Birthplace of Frederic Chopin (in Zelazowa Wola), Treblinka Memorial (in Treblinka) and Lodz (Radegast Train Station & Ksiezy Mlyn). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, make a trip to Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw online vacation planner .

Traveling by train from Torun to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lublin.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Lodz, Treblinka Memorial, Municipal Beach, Beach City Serock, Birthplace of Frederic Chopin
Highlights from your plan
Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Lublin

Lublin ©
Lublin is the ninth largest city in Poland and the second largest city of Lesser Poland. On the 14th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Lublin Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Majdanek State Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Lublin Open Air Village Museum, then explore the historical opulence of The Lublin Castle, and then contemplate the long history of Crown Tribunal.

For more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lublin travel route planner.

You can drive from Warsaw to Lublin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Lublin sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Lublin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lublin Old Town ©
Lublin Old Town
Majdanek State Museum ©
Majdanek State Museum
The Lublin Castle ©
The Lublin Castle

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Wawel Cathedral. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Barbakan will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krakow: Kopalnia Soli Bochnia (in Bochnia), Lancut Castle (in Lancut) and Market Square (in Rzeszow). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, and browse the exhibits of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Lublin to Krakow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lancut Castle, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Market Square, Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane and Tatra Museum - Kornel Makuszynski Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec and Lake Morskie Oko. Get out of town with these interesting Zakopane side-trips: Archangel Michael's Church (in Nowy Targ), St. Michael Archangel's Church in Debno (in Debno) and Sadecki Ethnographic Park (in Nowy Sacz). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, explore the activities along Valley of Five Lakes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sanktuarium Najswietszej Rodziny w Zakopanem, and stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zakopane trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in July, Zakopane is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Murzasichle, Archangel Michael's Church, Sciezka Ornitologiczna, St. Michael Archangel's Church in Debno
Highlights from your plan
Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec ©
Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

2
nights
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 28th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then steep yourself in history at Family Home of John Paul II, and then get to know the fascinating history of John Paul II Square in Wadowice. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue, then head outdoors with Kaplicówka, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Cieszyn, and finally examine the collection at Treasures of the Earth / Mineral Museum.

Plan my day in Oswiecim using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Oswiecim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Wadowice, Treasures of the Earth / Mineral Museum, Kaplicówka, Museum of Cieszyn
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue
Museum of Cieszyn ©
Museum of Cieszyn

3
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 Kaplica Czaszek and Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Wambierzyckiej. You'll explore and learn at Sztolnie Walimskie and Mineral Museum (Muzeum Mineralow). Get out of town with these interesting Kudowa-Zdroj side-trips: Guardian Angels Saints Church (in Walbrzych) and Dawna Kopalnia - Nowa Ruda (in Nowa Ruda). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Szczeliniec Wielki, stroll around Park Zdrojowy, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Stolowe Mountain National Park, and identify plant and animal life at Errant Rocks.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Kudowa-Zdroj journey planner.

Drive from Oswiecim to Kudowa-Zdroj in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Kudowa-Zdroj, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Karpacz.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sanktuarium Matki Bozej Wambierzyckiej, Sztolnie Walimskie, Dawna Kopalnia - Nowa Ruda, Guardian Angels Saints Church
Highlights from your plan
Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Errant Rocks ©
Errant Rocks
Stolowe Mountain National Park ©
Stolowe Mountain National Park

1
night
Karpacz

Karpacz ©
Karpacz sits on the slopes of towering Mount Sniezka and draws visitors with its pristine natural scenery.
On the 2nd (Sun), make a trip to Zamek Chojnik, take in the dramatic scenery at Podgornej Waterfall, then make a trip to Karkonoski National Park, then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Sentymentow, and finally examine the collection at JUNA MINERALS & ROCKS Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Karpacz itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kudowa-Zdroj to Karpacz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Karpacz

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Jelenia Gora, Muzeum Sentymentow, Podgornej Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Chojnik ©
Zamek Chojnik
Muzeum Sentymentow ©
Muzeum Sentymentow
Karkonoski National Park ©
Karkonoski National Park

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Anonymous Pedestrians. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Mary Magdalene Church and Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and St. Vaclav. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wroclaw: Goluchow Castle (in Goluchow), Arboretum Wojslawice (in Niemcza) and Sobotka (Sleza Mountain & Wiezyca Mountain Observation Tower). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Grodno Castle, examine the collection at Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich, take an in-depth tour of Centrum Historii Zajezdnia, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wroclaw trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Karpacz to Wroclaw in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Wroclaw are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Swinoujscie.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sobotka, Grodno Castle, Cathedral of St. Stanislaus and St. Vaclav, Goluchow Castle, Arboretum Wojslawice
Highlights from your plan
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church
Grodno Castle ©
Grodno Castle

1
night
Swinoujscie

Swinoujscie ©
Świnoujście is a city and seaport on the Baltic Sea and Szczecin Lagoon, located in the extreme north-west of Poland. On the 8th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Warszow Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse Swinoujscie, and then examine the collection at Fort Gerharda.

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Swinoujscie trip planner.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Swinoujscie takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Wroclaw in August, expect nights in Swinoujscie to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kolobrzeg.

Things to do in Swinoujscie

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lighthouse Swinoujscie ©
Lighthouse Swinoujscie
Fort Gerharda ©
Fort Gerharda

3
nights
Kolobrzeg

Kolobrzeg ©
Appreciate the collections at Polish Army Museum and Ukryta Kraina. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plaza w Lazach and Pogorzelica Beach. Go for a jaunt from Kolobrzeg to Mrzezyno to see Plaza w Mrzezynie about 34 minutes away.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Kolobrzeg trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Swinoujscie to Kolobrzeg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kolobrzeg when traveling from Swinoujscie in August, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Kolobrzeg

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Plaza w Mrzezynie, Pogorzelica Beach, Plaza w Lazach
Highlights from your plan
Kolobrzeg Molo ©
Kolobrzeg Molo
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse ©
Kolobrzeg Lighthouse
Plaza w Mrzezynie ©
Plaza w Mrzezynie

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Westerplatte. Stutthof Concentration Camp and St. Mary's Church will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gdansk: Okret Muzeum ORP Blyskawica (in Gdynia), Defense Museum (in Hel) and Lidzbark Bishops' Castle (Zamek Biskupow Warminskich) (in Lidzbark Warminski). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Gdańsk Town Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Jurata Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Church (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny), and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

For photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk trip itinerary app .

Drive from Kolobrzeg to Gdansk in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Lidzbark Bishops' Castle (Zamek Biskupow Warminskich), Okret Muzeum ORP Blyskawica, Jurata Beach, Stutthof Concentration Camp
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Stutthof Concentration Camp ©
Stutthof Concentration Camp
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

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