6 days in Warsaw, Oswiecim & Krakow Itinerary

6 days in Warsaw, Oswiecim & Krakow Itinerary

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6 days in Warsaw, Oswiecim & Krakow Itinerary

Start: Catania, Sicily
Fly:  3​h
1
Warsaw
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
2
Oswiecim
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Krakow
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Catania, Sicily

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw holiday builder site .

Catania, Italy to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or take a train. When traveling from Catania in December, plan for cooler days in Warsaw, with highs around 5°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Nowy Swiat ©
Nowy Swiat

1
night
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.
You've now added Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square, and then stroll around Planty Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Oswiecim holiday site .

Drive from Warsaw to Oswiecim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In December in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 4°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, and then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then get curious at HistoryLand, and finally see the interesting displays at Galeria Figur Stalowych.

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Drive from Oswiecim to Krakow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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