15 days in Poland Itinerary

15 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Krakow
— 5 nights
2
Wieliczka
— 3 nights
3
Bukowina Tatrzanska
— 3 nights
4
Zakopane
— 1 night
5
Oswiecim
— 2 nights

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Planty Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Ogrodzieniec Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Krakow: Katowice (Nikiszowiec & Silesian Museum) and Gora Zborow - Jaskinia Gleboka w Podlesicach (in Podlesice). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Lost Souls Alley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Krakow. August in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wieliczka.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Katowice, Ogrodzieniec Castle, Gora Zborow - Jaskinia Gleboka w Podlesicach
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Ogrodzieniec Castle ©
Ogrodzieniec Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley

3
nights
Wieliczka

Wieliczka ©
Best known as the site of one of the world's oldest salt mines, Wieliczka receives nearly a million visitors each year.
Popular historic sites such as Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wisnicz Castle Museum are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kopalnia Soli Bochnia and Orawa Ethnographic Park Museum. Step out of Wieliczka with an excursion to Kasina Ski & Bike Park in Mszana Dolna--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Cracow Saltworks Museum - Salt Mine Location, make a trip to Rynek Gorny, and take in nature's colorful creations at Saltworks garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Wieliczka online trip itinerary planner.

Wieliczka is very close to Krakow. In August, daily temperatures in Wieliczka can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bukowina Tatrzanska.

Things to do in Wieliczka

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Wisnicz Castle Museum, Kasina Ski & Bike Park, Orawa Ethnographic Park Museum, Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
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Kopalnia Soli Bochnia ©
Kopalnia Soli Bochnia
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wisnicz Castle Museum ©
Wisnicz Castle Museum

3
nights
Bukowina Tatrzanska

Bukowina Tatrzanska ©
Bukowina Tatrzańska, is a village in Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland, close to the border with Slovakia. Explore hidden gems such as Pieniński Park Narodowy and Czorsztyn Castle. Take a break from the city and head to Lake Morskie Oko and Mogielica Nature Reserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bukowina Tatrzanska: Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik) (in Szczawnica) and Sciezka Ornitologiczna (in Zegiestow-Zdroj). There's more to do: examine the collection at Dwor w Lopusznej.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bukowina Tatrzanska itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wieliczka to Bukowina Tatrzanska in 2 hours. Traveling from Wieliczka in August, plan for little chillier nights in Bukowina Tatrzanska, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Bukowina Tatrzanska

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Szczawnica, Sciezka Ornitologiczna, Lake Morskie Oko, Dwor w Lopusznej, Mogielica Nature Reserve
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Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Czorsztyn Castle ©
Czorsztyn Castle
Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik) ©
Zaskalnik Watrefall (Wodospad Zaskalnik)

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Yam, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Gubalowka Beach, thentake in the awesome beauty at Giewont Mountain, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zakopane travel route planning tool.

Zakopane is very close to Bukowina Tatrzanska. In August, daily temperatures in Zakopane can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Gubalowka Beach ©
Gubalowka Beach
Art Gallery Yam ©
Art Gallery Yam

2
nights
Oswiecim

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie, and then make a trip to Sanctuary of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Helper of Christians. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum and Synagogue, get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square, thensteep yourself in history at John Paul II Square in Wadowice, thenmake a trip to Family Home of John Paul II, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Minor Basilica of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

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Getting from Zakopane to Oswiecim by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. August in Oswiecim sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wadowice, Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie

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