10 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Prague Itinerary

10 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Prague Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
2
Zakopane, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
Step out of Krakow to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, and step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip site.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Krakow is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Dammam in May, expect Krakow to be much colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Morskie Oko, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane, and then explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the views at Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Zakopane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zakopane when traveling from Krakow in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tatra National Park
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Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich
Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Prague journey planner.

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Zakopane in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Prague, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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