9 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

9 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

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Wroclaw — 1 night

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 9th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Renoma Shopping Mall and then examine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Wroclaw is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect nights in Wroclaw to be colder, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zator.
Museums · Shopping
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Zator — 1 night

Zator is an old town on the Skawa river within Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship in southern Poland. On the 11th (Sun), get in on the family fun at Zatorland.

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You can drive from Wroclaw to Zator in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Zator can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.
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Zakopane — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Willa Koliba - Zakopane Style Museum, don't miss a visit to Krupowki Street, then enjoy the sand and surf at Gubalowka Beach, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Zakopane route app.

Traveling by car from Zator to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zator in August, plan for little chillier nights in Zakopane, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Krakow.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
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Krakow — 5 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Wawel Royal Castle. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Zakopane to Krakow in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Southern Poland travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Specialty Museums
With mountains lining its southwestern border and Krakow at its center, it’s easy to see why Southern Poland drives tourism in the country. Along the border with Slovakia, the snowy Tatra Mountains loom over the region. Krakow, once the royal capital of Poland, delights architecturally. For history buffs, the city has strong Jewish roots, and the devastation of the Holocaust is still keenly felt in a visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, one of the most disturbing and important attractions in the country. Wroclaw, Zakopane, Katowice, and Karpacz are other great places to visit.