5 days in Poland Itinerary

5 days in Poland Itinerary

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5 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  3​h
1
Warsaw
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Krakow
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: grab your bike and head to Pole Mokotowskie, get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Fryderyka Chopina, then admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and finally steep yourself in history at Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Warsaw trip planner .

London, UK to Warsaw is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. In October, Warsaw is little chillier than London - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie

2
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 list of things to see and do now includes Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location, Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Wawel Royal Castle, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), then contemplate the long history of Barbakan, and finally steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location and then explore the galleries of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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