10 days in Poland Itinerary

10 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Gdansk
— 2 nights
2
Warsaw
— 1 night
3
Krakow
— 3 nights
4
Zakopane
— 2 nights

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Neptune's Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Brama Garncarska, step into the grandiose world of Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, get in on the family fun at Dino Park, thencontemplate the long history of Gdańsk Town Hall, thenmake a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and finally make a trip to Crane (Zuraw).

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiport is Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Malbork, Sopot
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 28th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Chinese Garden, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), thenappreciate the history behind Monument to the Warsaw Uprising Fighters, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and finally step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, steep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, thendon't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), thenget to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally appreciate the history behind King Sigismund's Column (Kolumna Zygmunta).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Gdansk in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Warsaw, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Masurian Lakes
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Oswiecim (Zamek Museum, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, &more), Grota Lokietka (King's Lokietek Cave) (in Ojcow National Park) and Zamek Królewski (in Suloszowa). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Krakow journey builder.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oswiecim, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Grota Lokietka (King's Lokietek Cave), Zamek Królewski
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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nights
Zakopane

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.
On the 1st (Sat), explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplica NajSwietszego Serca Jezusa, contemplate the waterfront views at The Black Pond, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko, thentake in the awesome beauty at Rysy Peak, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Rysy.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Zakopane driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Zakopane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Zamek w Niedzicy Dunajec
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Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

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