9 days in Poland Itinerary

9 days in Poland Itinerary

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9 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  4​h
1
Krakow
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Warsaw
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Porto

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stare Miasto as well as Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Planty Park and Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja). You'll explore and learn at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Cracow Saltworks Museum - Castle Location. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), see the interesting displays at Polish Aviation Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary website .

Porto, Portugal to Krakow is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Krakow is 1 hour. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

4
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Copernicus Science Centre as well as Legia Warsaw Municipal Stadium of Marshal Jozef Pilsudski. Visit Old Town and St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny) for their historical value. Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Polish Army Museum (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Warsaw with an excursion to Birthplace of Frederic Chopin in Zelazowa Wola--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden, get engrossed in the history at POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews, and learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Warsaw are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Birthplace of Frederic Chopin
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Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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