7 days in Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

7 days in Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

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7 days in Krakow & Zakopane Itinerary

Start: Jerusalem
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Krakow
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Zakopane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Krakow
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Jerusalem

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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Krupowki Street. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and browse the exhibits of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip maker site .

Jerusalem, Israel to Krakow is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jerusalem to Krakow. Traveling from Jerusalem in May, expect Krakow to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Krupowki Street
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

1
night
Zakopane

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, anĀ area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Morskie Oko and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wodogrzmoty Mickiewicza - Waterfall. On the next day, make a trip to Krupowki Street, explore the activities along The Black Pond, and then take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zakopane tour itinerary website .

Getting from Krakow to Zakopane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zakopane, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tatra National Park
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Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Lake Morskie Oko ©
Lake Morskie Oko
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

2
nights
Krakow

Krakow ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, contemplate the long history of Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and then examine the collection at Museum Gallery of the 19th Century Polish Art.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow online tour itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Krakow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) ©
Sukiennice (Cloth Hall)

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