9 days in Poland, Kaliningrad & Lithuania Itinerary

9 days in Poland, Kaliningrad & Lithuania Itinerary

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Lodz, Poland
— Few hours
2
Malbork, Poland
— 1 night
3
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
4
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
5
Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
6
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
7
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night

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Lodz, Poland

Lodz ©
Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): make a trip to Fortepian Rubinsteina and then wander the streets of Piotrkowska Street.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lodz driving holiday planning site.

Krakow to Lodz is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malbork.

Things to do in Lodz

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Piotrkowska Street ©
Piotrkowska Street
Fortepian Rubinsteina ©
Fortepian Rubinsteina

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Malbork, Poland

Malbork
Although it contains Europe's largest Gothic castle, Malbork remains a small rural town overlooked by the majority of Poland's foreign visitors.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the striking features of Dworzec kolejowy Malbork.

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Traveling by car from Lodz to Malbork takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lodz in August, you will find days in Malbork are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Gdansk.

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Gdansk, Poland

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.
On the 30th (Sun), take in panoramic vistas at Sopot Pier, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Golden House, thendon't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gdansk trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Malbork to Gdansk by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sopot Pier
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St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church
Dluga Street (ul. Dluga) ©
Dluga Street (ul. Dluga)
Sopot Pier ©
Sopot Pier

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night
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kurshskaya Kosa. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Museum of the World Ocean, see the interesting displays at B-413 Submarine Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Fishing Village.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaliningrad trip planner.

You can drive from Gdansk to Kaliningrad in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Gdansk to Kaliningrad, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Kaliningrad are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can go by car to Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
B-413 Submarine Museum ©
B-413 Submarine Museum
Museum of the World Ocean ©
Museum of the World Ocean

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Klaipeda, Lithuania

Klaipeda ©
Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Curonian Spit National Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Klaipeda tour builder tool.

Getting from Kaliningrad to Klaipeda by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Klaipeda sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Curonian Spit National Park ©
Curonian Spit National Park

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nights
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.
Take a break from Vilnius with a short trip to Trakai Island Castle Museum in Trakai, about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), and visit Uzupis.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Vilnius trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Klaipeda to Vilnius in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Vilnius can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
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 6th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pomnik Bohaterów Getta ©
Pomnik Bohaterów Getta

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