8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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8 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Warsaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Toronto

3
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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Krakow is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Toronto in September: high temperatures in Krakow hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim planning site .

Drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Warsaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

2
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Room Escape Warszawa, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of John III Sobieski, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, then learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then steep yourself in history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Oswiecim to Warsaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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