11-Day Poland Road Trip from Warsaw to Krakow, Zakopane & Łódź

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Starts in
Warsaw
Ends in
Warsaw
Duration
11 days & 10 nights
Available
All Year

Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 11-day road trip through Poland.

This incredible self-drive vacation package will take you through the best destinations in Poland. Your road trip will enable you to discover the country's most popular attractions and restaurants in Warsaw, Krakow, Zakopane, and Łódź.

We'll help you experience the best 11 days in Poland you can imagine, so you can leave happy and inspired.

Upon arriving in Poland at Warsaw, you’ll collect the rental vehicle of your choice.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will automatically assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your travel plan itinerary also gives you plenty of time to shop at the best markets in Poland, where you'll browse souvenirs you can take home to memorialize your road trip.

You’ll return home having experienced the very best of everything Poland has to offer.

You can customize each day of your road trip vacation itinerary with flexible trip planning before and after booking. Enjoy the benefits of exploring all these great attractions at your own speed.

Your travel plan includes everything you need to experience the best of Poland. You’ll be booked at the best hotels for 10 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 10 days during your self-drive road trip, including CDW insurance.

You’ll have access to 24/7 travel support, a personal travel agent, and a step-by-step guide via our flexible mobile app. All taxes are included in your vacation package price. You can choose and add your flight preferences as needed. You can also add tours and tickets to your itinerary each day.

The best services in Poland fill up quickly, so book your spot early. Select a date and start planning your self-drive road trip in Poland today!

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Included

10 nights hotel
Breakfast
11 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support
All taxes

Destinations

Warszawa -  in PolandWarszawa
Masovian Voivodeship
Kraków -  in PolandKraków
Lesser Poland Voivodeship
Zakopane -  in PolandZakopane
Tatra County - region in PolandTatra County
Silesian Voivodeship
Łódź -  in PolandŁódź
Łódź Voivodeship

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Attractions

Multimedia Fountain Park, New Town, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandMultimedia Fountain Park
City Zoological Garden in Warsaw, Nowa Praga, Praga-Północ, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandCity Zoological Garden in Warsaw
Warsaw Uprising Museum, Czyste, Wola, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandWarsaw Uprising Museum
Copernicus Science CentreCopernicus Science Centre
Łazienki Park, Ujazdów, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandŁazienki Park
Saxon GardenSaxon Garden
Palace of Culture and SciencePalace of Culture and Science
The Royal Castle in WarsawThe Royal Castle in Warsaw
Old Town Market Square, Old Town, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandOld Town Market Square
Wawel Royal Castle, Old Town, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandWawel Royal Castle
Planty, Old Town, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandPlanty
Wawel Cathedral, Old Town, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandWawel Cathedral
Rynek GłównyRynek Główny
Memorial and Museum Auschwitz I, Oświęcim, Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandMemorial and Museum Auschwitz I
Miejsce Pamięci i Muzeum Auschwitz II-Birkenau, Brzezinka, gmina Oświęcim, Oświęcim County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandMemorial and Museum Auschwitz II-Birkenau
Ojcowski National Park, Ojców, gmina Skała, Kraków County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandOjcowski National Park
Kraków ZooKraków Zoo
Polana Szymoszkowa, Szymaszkowa, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandPolana Szymoszkowa
Terma Bania, Białka Tatrzańska, gmina Bukowina Tatrzańska, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandTerma Bania
Ski resort Kotelnica Białczańska, Białka Tatrzańska, gmina Bukowina Tatrzańska, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandSki resort Kotelnica Białczańska
Krupówki, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandKrupówki
Kolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice, Kuźnice, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandKolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice
Polana Strążyska, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandPolana Strążyska
The Great Krokiew, Zakopane, Tatra County, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandThe Great Krokiew
Tatra National Park, PolandTatry National Park, Poland
Jasna GóraJasna Góra
Zamek OgrodzieniecZamek Ogrodzieniec
Pasaż Róży, Katedralna, Łódź-Śródmieście, Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, PolandPasaż Róży
ZOO Safari Borysew, gmina Poddębice, Poddębice County, Łódź Voivodeship, PolandZOO Safari Borysew
Piłsudskiego Park, Zdrowie-Mania, Łódź-Polesie, Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, PolandPiłsudskiego Park
ManufakturaManufaktura

Travel details

Travel dates
Oct 4 - Oct 14

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Day 1

Day 1 in Warsaw - Arrival Day

  • Warszawa - Arrival Day
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Your amazing road trip adventure in Poland begins when you reach the incredible city of Warsaw. There, you'll have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay.

If these hotels are not available during your trip to the city of Warsaw, our system will automatically help you find the best hotel for your stay.

Warsaw has many popular destinations you can explore.

When you’re ready for dinner, we recommend you try one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw, Stary Dom. The restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,942 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw is Restauracja Różana. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,148 customers.

Locals recommend Soul Kitchen as one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,638 customers.

Warsaw also has several great bars that will fit all travel budgets. One of the best bars in the city of Warsaw is Woda Ognista. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

Another of the best bars in the city of Warsaw is Krutoy Lounge. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

Locals also enjoy PiwPaw Beer Heaven. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,034 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 11-day vacation in Poland!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Masovian Voivodeship and Warsaw

  • Masovian Voivodeship
  • Warszawa
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  • Multimedia Fountain Park
  • City Zoological Garden in Warsaw
  • Warsaw Uprising Museum
  • More

On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Masovian Voivodeship.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Warsaw.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw, like Stara Kamienica. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,298 customers.

N31 Restaurant & Bar is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Warsaw. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,286 customers.

Locals enjoy Restauracja Akademia, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Warsaw. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,052 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Warsaw, Coctail Bar Max & Dom Whisky. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,448 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Panorama Sky Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,441 customers.

Bar Pacyfik is another of the best bars in the city of Warsaw. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,250 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 3

Day 3 in Masovian Voivodeship and Warsaw

  • Masovian Voivodeship
  • Warszawa
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  • Copernicus Science Centre
  • Łazienki Park
  • Saxon Garden
  • Palace of Culture and Science
  • More

On day 3 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Masovian Voivodeship.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Warsaw.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw, like Woda Ognista. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

Krutoy Lounge is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Warsaw. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

Locals enjoy Polana Smaków – restauracja Andrzeja Polana Imprezy okolicznościowe Catering, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Warsaw. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 502 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Warsaw, Kraken Rum Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,237 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Bar Studio. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,800 customers.

Zamieszanie - cocktail bar is another of the best bars in the city of Warsaw. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,522 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 4

Day 4 in Masovian Voivodeship and Krakow

  • Masovian Voivodeship
  • Kraków
  • More
  • The Royal Castle in Warsaw
  • Old Town Market Square
  • More

Day 4 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Krakow, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Starka | Restaurant & Vodkas, one of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,520 customers.

Locals also recommend Czarna Kaczka/ Black Duck as one of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow. Czarna Kaczka/ Black Duck is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,682 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow is Piwnica Pod Baranami. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,916 customers.

After dinner, visit Piwnica Pod Baranami, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Krakow. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,916 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Nowy Kraftowy. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,066 customers.

Alternatively, Eszeweria is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Krakow. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,522 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 5

Day 5 in Lesser Poland Voivodeship and Krakow

  • Lesser Poland Voivodeship
  • Kraków
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  • Wawel Royal Castle
  • Planty
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Rynek Główny
  • More

On day 5 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Lesser Poland Voivodeship.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the city of Krakow.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow, like Nowy Kraftowy. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,066 customers.

Szynk is another of the best restaurant options in the city of Krakow. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 686 customers.

Locals enjoy House of Beer, one of the most popular restaurants in the city of Krakow. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,362 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the city of Krakow, Mercy Brown. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,099 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like TRZCINA Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 707 customers.

House of Beer is another of the best bars in the city of Krakow. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 6,362 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 6

Day 6 in Lesser Poland Voivodeship and Zakopane

  • Lesser Poland Voivodeship
  • Zakopane
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  • Memorial and Museum Auschwitz I
  • Memorial and Museum Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Ojcowski National Park
  • Kraków Zoo
  • More

Day 6 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the town of Zakopane, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try La Playa Beach Bar & ChillOut Lounge, one of the best restaurants in the town of Zakopane. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

Locals also recommend "Na Końcu Świata" Bar as one of the best restaurants in the town of Zakopane. "Na Końcu Świata" Bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 712 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the town of Zakopane is Restauracja Stek Chałupa | Krupówki Zakopane. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,897 customers.

After dinner, visit La Playa Beach Bar & ChillOut Lounge, which is considered one of the best bars in the town of Zakopane. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,365 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like "Na Końcu Świata" Bar. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 712 customers.

Alternatively, Restauracja Stek Chałupa | Krupówki Zakopane is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the town of Zakopane. This bar is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 7,897 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 7

Day 7 in Tatra County and Zakopane

  • Tatra County
  • Zakopane
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  • Polana Szymoszkowa
  • Terma Bania
  • Ski resort Kotelnica Białczańska
  • Krupówki
  • More

On day 7 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Tatra County.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the town of Zakopane.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the town of Zakopane, like Sport Corner Restauracja | Pub. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,200 customers.

Appendix Cafe Bar is another of the best restaurant options in the town of Zakopane. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

Locals enjoy Gugu Rope Park, one of the most popular restaurants in the town of Zakopane. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 896 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the town of Zakopane, Sport Corner Restauracja | Pub. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 1,200 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Cafe Piano Zakopane. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 939 customers.

Europejska is another of the best bars in the town of Zakopane. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 991 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 8

Day 8 in Tatra County and Zakopane

  • Tatra County
  • Zakopane
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  • Kolej Kasprowy Wierch Kuźnice
  • Polana Strążyska
  • The Great Krokiew
  • Tatry National Park, Poland
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On day 8 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Tatra County.

When you’re done exploring for the day, you’ll drive to your accommodation in the town of Zakopane.

We recommend eating at one of the best restaurants in the town of Zakopane, like Burger i piwo Zakopane. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 713 customers.

Aqua Park Zakopane is another of the best restaurant options in the town of Zakopane. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 11,433 customers.

Locals enjoy Tatrzański Bar Mleczny, one of the most popular restaurants in the town of Zakopane. The restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 4,508 customers.

After dinner, visit one of the best bars in the town of Zakopane, Appendix Cafe Bar. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 909 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar that locals recommend, like Gugu Rope Park. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 896 customers.

Burger i piwo Zakopane is another of the best bars in the town of Zakopane. This bar is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 713 customers.

Raise your glass and relax after another big day of your road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 9

Day 9 in Silesian Voivodeship and Łódź

  • Silesian Voivodeship
  • Łódź
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  • Jasna Góra
  • Zamek Ogrodzieniec
  • More

Day 9 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Łódź, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Ato Ramen, one of the best restaurants in the city of Łódź. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,123 customers.

Locals also recommend Złoty Imbir as one of the best restaurants in the city of Łódź. Złoty Imbir is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,599 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Łódź is Señoritas Restaurant & Lounge. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,293 customers.

After dinner, visit Señoritas Restaurant & Lounge, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Łódź. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,293 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Bawełna. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 2,111 customers.

Alternatively, That's it is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Łódź. This bar is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 819 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 10

Day 10 in Łódź Voivodeship and Warsaw

  • Łódź Voivodeship
  • Warszawa
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  • Pasaż Róży
  • ZOO Safari Borysew
  • Piłsudskiego Park
  • Manufaktura
  • More

Day 10 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

At the end of the day, you will drive to the city of Warsaw, where will have access to the best hotels and places to stay.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Zapiecek, one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,850 customers.

Locals also recommend ČESKÁ beer restaurant as one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw. ČESKÁ beer restaurant is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,765 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw is Zapiecek. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,567 customers.

After dinner, visit Zagrywki, which is considered one of the best bars in the city of Warsaw. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,408 customers.

You can also enjoy drinks at a popular bar like Karmnik. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,341 customers.

Alternatively, Polska Restauracja HEKTOR is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Warsaw. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,172 customers.

Raise your glass in celebration of your incredible road trip adventure through Poland!

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Day 11

Day 11 in Warsaw - Departure Day

  • Warszawa - Departure Day
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Day 11 of your road trip through Poland is your departure day.

You’ll then say farewell to Poland and begin your journey home, now filled with memories of unforgettable experiences in Poland!

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