7 days in Krakow & Warsaw Itinerary

7 days in Krakow & Warsaw Itinerary

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7 days in Krakow & Warsaw Itinerary

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

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera and Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. Get some cultural insight at Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Stare Miasto. Let the collections at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) capture your imagination. Explore Krakow's surroundings by going to Rabsztyn Castle (in Rabsztyn) and Ogrodzieniec Castle (in Ogrodzieniec). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and examine the collection at Polish Aviation Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krakow planner .

London, UK to Krakow is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, expect Krakow to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Ogrodzieniec Castle, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Rabsztyn Castle
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 19th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Swietego Krzyza) and then have fun and explore at Dollhouse Museum. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Polish Army Museum (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego), explore the world behind art at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip maker app .

Getting from Krakow to Warsaw by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach ©
Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach

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