8 days in Southern Poland & Warsaw Itinerary

8 days in Southern Poland & Warsaw Itinerary

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Fly to Warsaw Chopin, Train to Krakow
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Krakow
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Katowice
— 1 night
Drive
3
Gliwice
— 1 night
Train
4
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Fly

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2
nights
Krakow

Slavic Rome

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): get curious at HistoryLand, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and finally admire the masterpieces at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu).

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Krakow is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. In January, Krakow is cooler than New Delhi - with highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Katowice.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
HistoryLand ©
Must see
HistoryLand
4.7
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Historic Walking Area
Wawel Royal Castle
4.4

1
night
Katowice

Katowice is a city in southwestern Poland, with a population of 299,910 and the center of the Silesian Metropolis, with a population of 2.2 million.Throughout the mid-18th century, Katowice had developed into a village upon the discovery of rich coal reserves in the area. On the 3rd (Mon), examine the collection at Guitar History Museum, then take a stroll through Osiedle Giszowiec, then take in the exciting artwork at Szyb Wilson Gallery, and finally visit Nikiszowiec.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Katowice route planner.

You can drive from Krakow to Katowice in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Katowice are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Gliwice.

Things to do in Katowice

Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Nikiszowiec ©
Neighborhood
Nikiszowiec
4.7
Osiedle Giszowiec ©
Neighborhood
Osiedle Giszowiec
4.4
Szyb Wilson Gallery ©
Art Gallery
Szyb Wilson Gallery
4.4

1
night
Gliwice

Gliwice is a city in Upper Silesia, southern Poland, near Katowice. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Gliwice, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Church of St’s. Peter and Paul, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of All Saints, see the interesting displays at Willa Caro - Gliwice Museum, then examine the collection at Galeria Figur Stalowych, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Communist Poland.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Gliwice trip builder website.

Gliwice is very close to Katowice. In February, daytime highs in Gliwice are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gliwice

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Willa Caro - Gliwice Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Willa Caro - Gliwice Museum
4.6
Galeria Figur Stalowych ©
Specialty Museum
Galeria Figur Stalowych
4.1

3
nights
Warsaw

Phoenix City

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 5th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, view the masterpieces at Kordegarda, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Nowy Swiat, take a stroll around Rynek Starego Miasta, look for gifts at Polart, then hit the slopes at Gorka Szczesliwicka, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw travel route builder.

Getting from Gliwice to Warsaw by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. February in Warsaw sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Highlights from your trip
Nowy Swiat ©
Must see
Nowy Swiat
4.3
Old Town ©
World heritage site
Old Town
4.6
Muzeum Wojska Polskiego ©
Military Museum
Muzeum Wojska Polskiego
4.5

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