13 days in Poland Itinerary

13 days in Poland Itinerary

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13 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
Krakow
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zakopane
— 3 nights
bus + train:  5​h
3
Warsaw
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h
End: Jeddah

4
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 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Krakow travel planner .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Krakow is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Krakow is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Jeddah in October, things will get cooler in Krakow: highs are around 15°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Zakopane.

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
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

3
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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.
Explore Zakopane's surroundings by going to Pieniński Park Narodowy (in Szczawnica) and Tatra National Park (The Black Pond & Lake Morskie Oko). And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka, stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku, don't miss a visit to Wielka Krokiew - Ski Jumping Hill, and take in panoramic vistas at Rusinowa Polana.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zakopane trip planner .

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Zakopane are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Pieniński Park Narodowy, Rusinowa Polana
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Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

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Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, make a trip to Palace of Culture and Science, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and train from Zakopane to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego ©
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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