5 days in Warsaw, Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

5 days in Warsaw, Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

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Fly
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Warsaw
— 1 day
Train
2
Krakow
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Zakopane
— 1 night
Bus to Krakow, Fly to London Heathrow

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Warsaw

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and finally get into the urban bustle at Rynek Starego Miasta.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Warsaw trip itinerary planning website.

London, UK to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; 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 April, daytime highs in Warsaw are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do sightseeing your way with Auschwitz Tours - Day Tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Krakow by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Krakow are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Shopping

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1
night
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 25th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Zakopane online route planner.

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Zakopane are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature

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