18 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Prague Itinerary

18 days in Krakow, Zakopane & Prague Itinerary

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1
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
2
Zakopane, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 9 nights

6
nights
Krakow, Poland

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.
Family-friendly places like Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square and Walking tours will thrill your kids. When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take some stellar pictures from Kosciuszko's Mound (Kopiec Kosciuszki), contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Krakow day trip planner.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Krakow is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Riyadh to Krakow. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Riyadh in June; daily highs in Krakow reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie ©
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie

2
nights
Zakopane, Poland

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Morskie Oko, thenview the masterpieces at Art Gallery Yam, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gubalowka. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, thenstroll the grounds of Cmentarz Zasluzonych na Peksowym Brzyzku, and then make a splash at Aqua Park Zakopane.

To find photos and other tourist information, you can read our Zakopane trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Zakopane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zakopane, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Zakopane

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Morskie Oko
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Gubalowka ©
Gubalowka
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain
Aqua Park Zakopane ©
Aqua Park Zakopane

9
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Charles Bridge and St. Vitus Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Staromestske namesti, admire the natural beauty at Wallenstein garden, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and enjoy some diversion at Prague Tours Direct Shooting Trips.

To see reviews and tourist information, use the Prague journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Zakopane in June, Prague is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Prague

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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