9 days in Poland Itinerary

9 days in Poland Itinerary

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9 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Krakow
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Szczawnica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Zakopane
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
5
Warsaw
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Visit Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow tour itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Krakow is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Time is minus 7 hours. In October, Krakow is colder than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Szczawnica.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

1
night
Szczawnica

Szczawnica ©
Szczawnica is a resort town in Nowy Targ County in Lesser Poland Voivodeship, in southern Poland. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Homole Canyon and then explore the striking landscape of Pieniński Park Narodowy.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Szczawnica trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Krakow to Szczawnica in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Szczawnica

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy

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 9th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Valley of Five Lakes, then trek along Za Bramka Gorge, then take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, and finally shop like a local with Art Gallery Yam.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zakopane trip planner .

You can drive from Szczawnica to Zakopane in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in October, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Valley of Five Lakes
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Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Art Gallery Yam ©
Art Gallery Yam

1
night
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 10th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Tychy Brewery Museum and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Oswiecim trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Zakopane to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In October in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Warsaw.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Tychy Brewery Museum
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Tychy Brewery Museum ©
Tychy Brewery Museum

1
night
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then admire the masterpieces at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw day trip planning website .

Getting from Oswiecim to Warsaw by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Warsaw sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

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