60 days in Central Poland Itinerary

60 days in Central Poland Itinerary

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Warsaw
— 15 nights
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Sochaczew
— 2 nights
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Grudziadz
— 2 nights
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Bydgoszcz
— 8 nights
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Poznan
— 9 nights
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Kalisz
— 4 nights
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Lodz
— 7 nights
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Kielce
— 5 nights
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Sandomierz
— 7 nights
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Warsaw

— 15 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Warsaw: Gallery of Steel Figures (in Pruszkow), Kampinoski Park Narodowy (in Izabelin) and Muzeum – Miejsce Pamieci Palmiry (in Czosnow). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, admire the striking features of Palace of Culture and Science, and explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Warsaw. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Sochaczew.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Sochaczew

— 2 nights
Sochaczew is a city in central Poland, with 38,300 inhabitants . On the 17th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Railway Station, then see the interesting displays at Polish Association of Railway Enthusiasts, and then stroll through Bolimow Landscape Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): admire the striking features of The Baptist church of St Roch and St John, pause for some serene contemplation at Romanesque Basilica of Our Lady of Consolation, see the interesting displays at St Maximilian Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Linen, then walk around Karol August Dittrich town park in Zyrardow, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Church of Our Lady of Consolation.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sochaczew trip planner.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Sochaczew takes an hour. In June, daytime highs in Sochaczew are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Grudziadz.

Things to do in Sochaczew

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Grudziadz

— 2 nights
Grudziądz is a city of around 96,042 inhabitants on the Vistula River in northern Poland. On the 19th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krzyzacki w Radzyniu Chelminskim, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kosciol Wniebowziecia Najswietszej Marii Panny, then walk around Park Krajobrazowy w Bukowcu, and finally explore the historical opulence of Teutonic Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Historic Old Town, then take some stellar pictures from Klimek Tower, then contemplate the long history of Citadel, and finally snap pictures at Grudziadz bridge.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Grudziadz trip website.

You can drive from Sochaczew to Grudziadz in 2.5 hours. In June in Grudziadz, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Bydgoszcz.

Things to do in Grudziadz

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz

— 8 nights
Bydgoszcz is a city in northern Poland, on the Brda and Vistula rivers. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bydgoszcz: Torun (St. Mary's Church, Pomnik Flisaka, &more), Magia Dla Ciala (in Wysoka) and Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Inowroclaw (in Inowroclaw). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at UKW Botanic Garden, see the interesting displays at Exploseum, find something for the whole family at JuraPark, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Martin's and St. Nicholas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bydgoszcz trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grudziadz to Bydgoszcz in 1.5 hours. June in Bydgoszcz sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Bydgoszcz

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Poznan

— 9 nights
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Poznan: Rogalin Palace (in Rogalin) and Sniezycowy Jar Reserve (in Murowana Goslina). The adventure continues: make a trip to Stary Rynek, walk around Park Cytadela, examine the collection at Museum of Greater Poland Uprising, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Arboretum Kornickie.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Poznan online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bydgoszcz to Poznan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Poznan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Kalisz.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kalisz

— 4 nights
Get out of town with these interesting Kalisz side-trips: Park Linowy Lesny Raj (in Slesin), City of Konin - Regional Museum (in Konin) and Jarocin (Spichlerz Polskiego Rocka & Glan Fan).

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kalisz trip planner.

Drive from Poznan to Kalisz in 2 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kalisz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lodz.

Things to do in Kalisz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lodz

— 7 nights

Boat City

Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Explore Lodz's surroundings by going to Plock (Muzeum Diecezjalne, Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Plock, &more) and The Collegiate Church of St.Mary and St.Alexius (in Leczyca). There's lots more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Lewityn, pause for some photo ops at Fortepian Rubinsteina, admire the natural beauty at Ogrod Botaniczny w Lodzi, and stroll through Arboretum SGGW.

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Traveling by car from Kalisz to Lodz takes 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Kielce.

Things to do in Lodz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Kielce

— 5 nights
Kielce is a city in south central Poland with 199,475 inhabitants. Change things up with these side-trips from Kielce: Cistercian Abbey (in Wachock), Museum of Nature and Technology (in Starachowice) and Museum of the White Eagle (in Skarzysko-Kamienna). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Muzeum Techniki, learn more about the world around you at Museum of Minerals and Fossils, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and take in the exciting artwork at Centrum Rzezby Polskiej w Oronsku.

To find ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Kielce route site.

Getting from Lodz to Kielce by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sandomierz.

Things to do in Kielce

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sandomierz

— 7 nights
Sandomierz is a town in south-eastern Poland with 25,714 inhabitants (2006), situated in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (since 1999). Get out of town with these interesting Sandomierz side-trips: Krzemionki Archeological Museum (in Ostrowiec Swietokrzyski) and Living Museum of Porcelain in Cmielow (in Cmielow). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Collegium Gostomianum, walk around Piszczele Park in Sandomierz, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pepper Mountains Reservation, and don't miss a visit to Bazylika Narodzenia Najswietszej Maryi Panny.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sandomierz online tour planner.

Drive from Kielce to Sandomierz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Sandomierz, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sandomierz

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Central Poland travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · Gardens
Central Poland covers the middle of the country, encompassing cities like Warsaw, Poznan, Lodz, and Bydgoszcz. The urban areas of central Poland are surrounded by mainly flat countryside. Warsaw, the country's capital, serves as a cultural haven, with theatres, museums, universities, and important monuments. The postcard-perfect Old Town is a World Heritage Site, and many other architectural highlights make the city very easy on the eyes. Historical Lodz has one of the longest commercial streets in the world, lined with restaurants, bars, and cafes.