9 days in Poland & Vilnius Itinerary

9 days in Poland & Vilnius Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 day
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
3
Wieliczka, Poland
— 1 night
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
5
Oswiecim, Poland
— 2 nights

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day
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, thenwander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vilnius travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Lithuania, the closest major aiports are Vilnius International Airport and Kaunas International Airport. October in Vilnius sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Gate of Dawn ©
Gate of Dawn
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town

1
night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw. Traveling from Vilnius in October, you will find days in Warsaw are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to Wieliczka.

Things to do in Warsaw

Nightlife Tours Museums

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night
Wieliczka, Poland

Wieliczka ©
Best known as the site of one of the world's oldest salt mines, Wieliczka receives nearly a million visitors each year.
On the 28th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka, see the interesting displays at Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Mogielica Nature Reserve, and finally contemplate the long history of Kopalnia Soli Bochnia.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Wieliczka trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Wieliczka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Wieliczka are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Wieliczka

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mogielica Nature Reserve, Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Kopalnia Soli Bochnia ©
Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka ©
Teznia Solankowa Wieliczka

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
On the 30th (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, thenwander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and then contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow travel itinerary planner.

Krakow is very close to Wieliczka. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 1st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

2
nights
Oswiecim, Poland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Family Home of John Paul II. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at European Bison Reservation, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tychy Brewery Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oswiecim online holiday builder.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daytime highs in Oswiecim are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tychy Brewery Museum, European Bison Reservation, Family Home of John Paul II
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Tychy Brewery Museum ©
Tychy Brewery Museum

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