5 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Wroclaw Itinerary

5 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Wroclaw Itinerary

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Krakow
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Zakopane
— 2 nights
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Wroclaw
— 1 night

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Krakow

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

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.
On the 4th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and then steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary planning tool.

Lodz to Krakow is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Kazmierz The Former Jewish District ©
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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Zakopane

Zakopane ©

Winter Capital of Poland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko, and then contemplate the waterfront views at The Black Pond. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich and then hike along Orla Perc Trail.

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

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zakopane when traveling from Krakow in August, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

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Wroclaw

Wroclaw

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 8th (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Wroclaw journey planner.

Drive from Zakopane to Wroclaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Zakopane in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Wroclaw, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.
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Rynek of Wroclaw
Rynek of Wroclaw

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