8 days in Poland Itinerary

8 days in Poland Itinerary

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8 days in Poland Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Krakow
— 2 nights
2
Wroclaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Gdansk
— 1 night
train:  3​h
4
Warsaw
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and then examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then take in panoramic vistas at Town Hall Tower, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Krakow trip builder website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Krakow is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in August, expect Krakow to be colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Wroclaw

Wroclaw ©
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 12th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Panorama of Raclawice Battle, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the design of Multimedia Fountain at Pergola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), make a trip to Anonymous Pedestrians, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town- Historic Center, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Wroclaw Town Hall.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Wroclaw online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Krakow to Wroclaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
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Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium ©
Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka

1
night
Gdansk

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier, steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), admire the striking features of Golden House, then don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Church.

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Traveling by flight from Wroclaw to Gdansk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Wroclaw in August, you will find days in Gdansk are little chillier (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sopot Pier
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Dluga Street (ul. Dluga) ©
Dluga Street (ul. Dluga)
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

2
nights
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 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then explore the world behind art at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Warsaw online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Gdansk to Warsaw in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Gdansk in August, expect nights in Warsaw to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) ©
Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy)
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©

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