21 days in Poland Itinerary

21 days in Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Malbork
— 3 nights
2
Torun
— 4 nights
3
Poznan
— 2 nights
4
Warsaw
— 4 nights
5
Krakow
— 6 nights

3
nights
Malbork

Malbork ©
Although it contains Europe's largest Gothic castle, Malbork remains a small rural town overlooked by the majority of Poland's foreign visitors.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Church of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Jastarnia. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Brama Garncarska and Gothic Cathedral of Pelpin. Venture out of the city with trips to Elblag (St. Nicholas Cathedral (Katedra Sw. Mikolaja) & Bazantarnia Park), Sacred Heart Church (in Stegna) and Lighthouse (in Krynica Morska). There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Gora Libek and head outdoors with Jurata Beach.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Malbork road trip tool.

San Francisco, USA to Malbork is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Malbork due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Malbork: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can go by car to Torun.

Things to do in Malbork

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Jastarnia, Elblag, Jurata Beach, Sacred Heart Church, Lighthouse
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
St. Nicholas Cathedral (Katedra Sw. Mikolaja) ©
Brama Garncarska ©
Brama Garncarska

4
nights
Torun

Torun ©
The birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the medieval town of Torun escaped the destruction of World War II, managing to preserve most of the Gothic architecture of its historical old town.
You'll explore and learn at Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Esken Family House - Torun History Museum. Get some cultural insight at Town Square - Old Town and The Arthur's Court. Get out of town with these interesting Torun side-trips: Bydgoszcz (Bydgoski Channel & Cathedral of St. Martin's and St. Nicholas) and Kruszwica Medieval Castle (in Kruszwica). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus, step into the grandiose world of Monastery Gate, see the interesting displays at The Ethnographic Museum in Torun, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Jacob.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Torun holiday builder app.

Getting from Malbork to Torun by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, daytime highs in Torun are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites Classes

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz, Kruszwica Medieval Castle
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Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus ©
Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus

2
nights
Poznan

Poznan ©
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Stary Rynek, thenmake a trip to Croissant Museum, thenidentify plant and animal life at Kornik Arboretum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Parish Church of St. Stanislaus (Fara Church). On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Malta Lake and then look for all kinds of wild species at Sniezycowy Jar Reserve.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Poznan sightseeing planner.

Drive from Torun to Poznan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Poznan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Warsaw.

Things to do in Poznan

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Kornik Arboretum, Sniezycowy Jar Reserve
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Kornik Arboretum ©
Kornik Arboretum
Sniezycowy Jar Reserve ©
Sniezycowy Jar Reserve
Malta Lake ©
Malta Lake

4
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Appreciate the collections at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Change things up with these side-trips from Warsaw: Bolimow Landscape Park (in Skierniewice) and Arboretum SGGW (in Brzeziny). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Nowy Swiat, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie, and pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw tour planner.

Traveling by car from Poznan to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. October in Warsaw sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Bolimow Landscape Park, Arboretum SGGW
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Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Nowy Swiat ©
Nowy Swiat

6
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 inner history buff will appreciate Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Planty Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lost Souls Alley and Krakow Valleys Landscape Park. Spend the 26th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, don't miss a visit to St. Florian's Gate, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), and see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Krakow travel planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. October in Krakow sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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