5 days in Zakopane & Krakow Itinerary

5 days in Zakopane & Krakow Itinerary

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5 days in Zakopane & Krakow Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Island of Malta
+3
Fly + Foot + Train + Bus:  8​h 45​min
1
Zakopane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Krakow
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Valletta, Island of Malta

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.
On the 12th (Tue), view the masterpieces at Art Gallery Yam, take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, take in the awesome beauty at Giewont Mountain, then examine the collection at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Zakopane online day trip planner .

Valletta, Malta to Zakopane is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In November, Zakopane is colder than Valletta - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Museums
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Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane ©
Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Krakow itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Zakopane to Krakow in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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