10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

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10 days in Southern Poland Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
+3
Fly + foot + train + bus:  22​h 45​min
1
Zakopane
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Oswiecim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Krakow
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Curitiba

2
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Pieniński Park Narodowy and Gubalowka. Step out of Zakopane to go to Tatra National Park and see Lake Morskie Oko, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll through Koscielisko Valley and explore the world behind art at Gallery of Antoni Rzasa.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zakopane trip planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Zakopane is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Curitiba to Zakopane, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Curitiba in September, expect Zakopane to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Tatra National Park, Pieniński Park Narodowy
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Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy
Koscielisko Valley ©
Koscielisko Valley
Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka

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 20th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum and Synagogue, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Oswiecim trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Zakopane to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. September in Oswiecim sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Wawel Cathedral and Kazmierz The Former Jewish District. Get some cultural insight at Wawel Royal Castle and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Spend the 23rd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, take an in-depth tour of Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), and hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Krakow takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Krakow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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