9 days in Poland Itinerary

9 days in Poland Itinerary

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9 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
+2
train + foot + Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Warsaw
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

2
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, make a trip to Rynek Starego Miasta, examine the collection at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, and browse the exhibits of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Warsaw day trip tool .

Philadelphia, USA to Warsaw is an approximately 13-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Traveling from Philadelphia to Warsaw, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Warsaw is little chillier than Philadelphia - with highs of 73°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, stroll the grounds of New Jewish Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Krakow day trip planning website .

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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 15th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and then contemplate the long history of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Oswiecim tour itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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