8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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8 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Barcelona

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: contemplate the long history of Wawel Royal Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip planning app .

Barcelona, Spain to Krakow is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Barcelona in September, with highs in Krakow at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Oswiecim trip planner .

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. September in Oswiecim sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Warsaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, and examine the collection at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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