5-Day Poland Road Trip from Warsaw to Krakow

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Starts in
Warsaw
Ends in
Warsaw
Duration
5 days & 4 nights
Available
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Description

Have the adventure of a lifetime with this 5-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 and Krakow.

We'll help you experience the best 5 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. From there, you’ll be off to take in some of the best travel destinations in Poland, including the stunning City Zoological Garden in Warsaw and Warsaw Uprising Museum.

You’ll have your choice of the country's best hotels and places to stay throughout your road trip, suitable for all budgets. For example, in the city of Warsaw, you could choose to stay at a popular hotel like the 4-star Qubus Hotel Krakow. Alternatively, you could stay at a luxury accommodation like the 5-star Sheraton Grand Krakow. Travelers looking for the best cheap accommodation could choose the 3-star Ibis Budget Krakow Stare Miasto. No matter which price range you’re looking for, our local experts will assist you in finding the best stay option for your visit.

Your road trip will bring you close to the best attractions and most incredible sights, such as the magnificent Saxon Garden in the city of Warsaw. Enjoy top travel destinations like the amazing Palace on the Isle and POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

From the spectacular The National Museum in Warsaw in the city of Warsaw to the unforgettable Łazienki Park in the city of Warsaw, you'll experience the best the area has to offer on your self-drive road trip through Poland.

Add tours and tickets to each day of your trip to make the most of your time in Poland. You’ll have the opportunity to choose from the best tours and activities that your travel destinations have to offer, meaning you’ll never have a boring moment on your road trip through Poland.

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 4 nights, with plenty of top-rated breakfast and restaurant options nearby. We'll provide you with the best car rental for 4 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

4 nights hotel
Breakfast
5 days car rental
CDW Insurance
Step-by-step guide
Personal travel agent
24/7 travel support

Destinations

Warszawa -  in PolandWarsaw
Kraków -  in PolandKrakow
Łódź -  in PolandŁódź

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Attractions

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
Saxon GardenSaxon Garden
Łazienki Park, Ujazdów, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandŁazienki Park
Multimedia Fountain Park, New Town, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandMultimedia Fountain Park
The Royal Castle in WarsawThe Royal Castle in Warsaw
Old Town Market Square, Old Town, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandOld Town Market Square
Palace of Culture and SciencePalace of Culture and Science
Copernicus Science CentreCopernicus Science Centre
Wawel Cathedral, Old Town, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandWawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle, Old Town, Krakow, Lesser Poland Voivodeship, PolandWawel Royal Castle
Rynek GłównyRynek Główny
ManufakturaManufaktura
Piłsudskiego Park, Zdrowie-Mania, Łódź-Polesie, Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, PolandPiłsudskiego Park
Pasaż Róży, Katedralna, Łódź-Śródmieście, Łódź, Łódź Voivodeship, PolandPasaż Róży
Palace on the Isle, Ujazdów, Śródmieście, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, PolandPalace on the Isle
POLIN Museum of the History of Polish JewsPOLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
The National Museum in WarsawThe National Museum in Warsaw

Travel details

Travel dates
Dec 8 - Dec 12

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2

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Day 1

Day 1 in Warsaw - Arrival Day

  • Warsaw - Arrival Day
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  • City Zoological Garden in Warsaw
  • Warsaw Uprising Museum
  • Saxon Garden
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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.

One of the best luxury places you could stay in the city of Warsaw is the Sheraton Grand Krakow.

We also recommend the best 4-star hotels, like the Qubus Hotel Krakow.

Alternatively, the best cheap hotel in the city of Warsaw is the Ibis Budget Krakow Stare Miasto.

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. You could visit attractions like the incredible City Zoological Garden in Warsaw. This attraction is a zoo and has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 40,674 visitors.

Warsaw Uprising Museum is another popular attraction in the city of Warsaw. This unforgettable attraction is an architectural structure and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 29,278 visitors.

Another favorite attraction in the city of Warsaw is Saxon Garden. This outstanding travel destination has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 24,278 visitors.

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 Stary Dom. This restaurant is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 5,942 customers.

Locals recommend Restauracja Różana 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 4,148 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 Woda Ognista. This bar is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

Locals also enjoy Krutoy Lounge. This bar has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

Enjoy toasting the start of your 5-day vacation in Poland!

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Day 2

Day 2 in Warsaw

  • Warsaw
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  • Łazienki Park
  • Multimedia Fountain Park
  • The Royal Castle in Warsaw
  • Old Town Market Square
  • Palace of Culture and Science
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On day 2 of your road trip, you’ll explore the area around the region of Warsaw. You’ll be able to visit amazing attractions, like the incredible Łazienki Park, Multimedia Fountain Park, The Royal Castle in Warsaw, and many more.

One of the best travel destinations in the region of Warsaw is Łazienki Park. This incredible attraction is a park and has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 71,916 visitors.

Multimedia Fountain Park is another popular attraction you'll visit in the region of Warsaw. This spectacular attraction is rated 4.6 out of 5 stars by 35,706 visitors.

Another of the best travel destinations you can visit in the region of Warsaw is The Royal Castle in Warsaw. This amazing attraction is a royal palace and is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 36,725 visitors.

Beyond the above-mentioned attractions, you also have the opportunity to visit the outstanding Old Town Market Square. This square and place of interest is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 33,760 visitors.

If you’re keen to explore even more, then consider a visit to the fantastic Palace of Culture and Science. This palace is a popular attraction with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 59,025 visitors.

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.

Stara Kamienica 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 1,298 customers.

Locals enjoy N31 Restaurant & Bar, 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 1,286 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 Coctail Bar Max & Dom Whisky. This bar has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,448 customers.

Panorama Sky 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 2,441 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 Warsaw and Krakow

  • Krakow
  • Warsaw
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  • Copernicus Science Centre
  • Wawel Cathedral
  • Wawel Royal Castle
  • Rynek Główny
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Day 3 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day.

One of the best places to visit is the amazing Copernicus Science Centre. This attraction is a science museum and is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 43,308 visitors.

Joining a top-rated tour in Warsaw is another excellent way to spend your new day in Poland. The best tours in this travel destination will take you on an exploration to some of Poland’s most well-known attractions and best-kept secrets. With this tour, you’ll set out on a journey to Poland’s most interesting sights. As you go along this remarkable tour, you’ll also have the unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of Poland’s scenic spots.

You could then travel to the amazing Wawel Cathedral in the region of Krakow for some sightseeing. This popular attraction is a cathedral and has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 23,612 visitors.

Another unforgettable travel destination is the outstanding Wawel Royal Castle. Rated 4.7 out of 5 stars by 127,884 visitors, the remarkable Wawel Royal Castle deserves a spot on travelers' bucket lists.

We also recommend a visit to the popular Rynek Główny. This attraction, a stunning market square, has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 130,140 travelers.

You’ll also have your choice of the best hotels and places to stay in the city of Krakow.

One of the best hotel options in the city of Krakow is the 4-star hotel Qubus Hotel Krakow.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Sheraton Grand Krakow is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Krakow.

If you’re looking for the best cheap hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star hotel Ibis Budget Krakow Stare Miasto.

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 Starka | Restaurant & Vodkas as one of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow. Starka | Restaurant & Vodkas is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 4,520 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Krakow is Czarna Kaczka/ Black Duck. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 3,682 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 Piwnica Pod Baranami. This bar has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 2,916 customers.

Alternatively, Nowy Kraftowy 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 2,066 customers.

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

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Day 4

Day 4 in Łódź and Warsaw

  • Warsaw
  • Łódź
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  • Manufaktura
  • Piłsudskiego Park
  • Pasaż Róży
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Day 4 of your road trip through Poland gives you the opportunity to experience two places in one day. You’ll be able to choose how much time you want to spend in each area, where you’ll have the chance to visit attractions like the unforgettable Unicorn in Łódź, Manufaktura, Piłsudskiego Park, and many more.

One of the best places to visit in Łódź is the amazing Unicorn in Łódź. This attraction is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 377 visitors.

You could also stop at the incredible shopping center, Manufaktura. This popular park and travel destination has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 12,720 visitors.

The spectacular Pasaż Róży is another popular attraction you can visit today. This fascinating attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 7,627 visitors. The tour allows curious travelers like you to have an unforgettable experience exploring some of Poland’s best spots. This is just one of the many experiences you can include in your travel plan to add flavor to your road trip in Poland. So make sure to check it out or browse other top-rated options.

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

One of the best hotel options in the city of Warsaw is the 4-star Qubus Hotel Krakow.

You can also stay at one of the best 5-star hotel. The hotel Sheraton Grand Krakow is a luxurious place to stay in the city of Warsaw.

If you’re looking for a top-rated budget hotel, we recommend staying at the 3-star Ibis Budget Krakow Stare Miasto.

After a long day of driving and exploring, we recommend you try Woda Ognista, one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

Locals also recommend Woda Ognista as one of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw. Woda Ognista is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 1,044 customers.

Another of the best restaurants in the city of Warsaw is Krutoy Lounge. This restaurant has been rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 511 customers.

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

Alternatively, Bar Studio is one of the best bars that locals recommend in the city of Warsaw. This bar is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 1,800 customers.

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

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Day 5

Day 5 in Warsaw - Departure Day

  • Warsaw - Departure Day
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  • Palace on the Isle
  • POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews
  • The National Museum in Warsaw
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Day 5 of your road trip in Poland is your departure day. This is your chance to catch one last glimpse of Warsaw before saying goodbye to this wonderful destination. When you have time to explore the area before you make your way home, we recommend visiting some of the following attractions.

Palace on the Isle is an extraordinary attraction you could visit to enjoy your last day in Warsaw. This museum and popular site of interest has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 15,366.

If you're interested in seeing something else, the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews jewish museum is another great option. This attraction certainly lives up to its reputation for its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 15,632 reviews.

You can also stop at The National Museum in Warsaw art museum to capture the beauty and wonder of Warsaw one last time. This outstanding attraction is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 14,430.

Your accommodation will also be strategically located for some last-minute shopping in the city of Warsaw before you conclude your short European break.

You could then enjoy your last meal in the city of Warsaw at Zapiecek before you travel home. This popular restaurant is rated an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,850 customers.

Alternatively, we also recommend Zapiecek for your last chance at a meal in the city of Warsaw. The Zapiecek restaurant has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 8,850 customers.

If you'd prefer a popular restaurant that locals enjoy, try ČESKÁ beer restaurant. This restaurant has an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 5,765 customers.

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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