9 days in Poland Itinerary

9 days in Poland Itinerary

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9 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  18​h
1
Krakow
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Wroclaw
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gdansk
— 1 night
train:  3​h
4
Warsaw
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at HistoryLand and Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow. Kids will enjoy Wawel Royal Castle and Krakow Pinball Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable tour with Tours, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow vacation planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Krakow is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Krakow. In November, Krakow is much colder than Johannesburg - with highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Wroclaw

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), then find something for the whole family at Kolejkowo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw online route planner .

Traveling by car from Krakow to Wroclaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Wroclaw can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium ©
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium
Kolejkowo ©
Kolejkowo
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©

1
night
Gdansk

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the pleasant sights at Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze), don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), contemplate the long history of Gdańsk Town Hall, then brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archikatedra Oliwska.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk online tour planner .

Fly from Wroclaw to Gdansk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Gdansk sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums
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Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Dluga Street (ul. Dluga) ©
Dluga Street (ul. Dluga)

3
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, don't miss a visit to Krakowskie Przedmiescie, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, don't miss a visit to Old Town Observation Terrace, then explore the world behind art at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then don't miss a visit to Grob Nieznanego Zolnierza, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Warsaw trip itinerary maker app .

Take a train from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) ©
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)
Spas

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