29 days in Central Poland Itinerary

29 days in Central Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Warsaw
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Sandomierz
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Lodz
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Torun
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
5
Poznan
— 7 nights
Fly:  9 h 30 min
End: Jeddah

9
nights
Warsaw

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
We've included these beaches for you: Nature Reserve Lawice Kielpinskie and Vistula River Beach. Family-friendly places like Krakowskie Przedmiescie and Old Town will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, browse the collection at Warsaw University Library, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw online sightseeing planner.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Warsaw is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Jeddah to Warsaw is minus 2 hours. In July, Warsaw is colder than Jeddah - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sandomierz.

Things to do in Warsaw

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) ©
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski)
St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny) ©
St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny)

4
nights
Sandomierz

Sandomierz ©
Sandomierz is a town in south-eastern Poland with 25,714 inhabitants (2006), situated in the Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship (since 1999). Take a break from the city and head to Holy Queen Jadwiga Gorge and Pepper Mountains Reservation. Visit Sandomierz Market Square (Rynek) and Zamek Krolewski w Checinach for their historical value. Explore Sandomierz's surroundings by going to Kielce (Slichowice Nature Reserve, Cathedral, &more), Krzyztopor Castle (in Iwaniska) and Jezioro Chancza (in Gmina Rakow). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Town Hall Sandomierz, make a trip to Bazylika Narodzenia Najswietszej Maryi Panny, do a tasting at Sandomierska Winery, and admire the landmark architecture of Bishop's Palace.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sandomierz vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Sandomierz takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Lodz.

Things to do in Sandomierz

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Kielce, Krzyztopor Castle, Jezioro Chancza, Zamek Krolewski w Checinach
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Krolewski w Checinach ©
Zamek Krolewski w Checinach
Krzyztopor Castle ©
Krzyztopor Castle
Town Hall Sandomierz ©
Town Hall Sandomierz

4
nights
Lodz

Lodz ©
Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Bring the kids along to Manufaktura and Piotrkowska Street. Ksiezy Mlyn and Jewish cemetery lodz will appeal to history buffs. Explore Lodz's surroundings by going to Plock (Tumskie Hill & Zoo Plock). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Arboretum SGGW, stroll around Zrodliska Park, look and learn at Planetarium EC1, and make a trip to Chapel of Charles Scheibler.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Lodz travel route planning site.

Getting from Sandomierz to Lodz by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Lodz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Torun.

Things to do in Lodz

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trips

Plock, Arboretum SGGW, Strzelnica RP Shooting Range, Lewityn
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Plock ©
Zoo Plock
Manufaktura ©
Manufaktura
Piotrkowska Street ©
Piotrkowska Street

4
nights
Torun

Torun ©
The birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the medieval town of Torun escaped the destruction of World War II, managing to preserve most of the Gothic architecture of its historical old town.
Kids will enjoy Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska) and Lake Chelmzynskie Beach. Get outdoors at Park Krajobrazowy w Bukowcu and Kepa Bazarowa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Torun: Jelenia Wyspa (in Cekcyn) and Museum of Soap and History of Dirt (in Bydgoszcz). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Katedra rzymskokatolicka Sw. Jana Chrzciciela i Jana Ewangelisty, ponder the world of politics at Old Town Hall, admire the local landmark of Cosmopolis Fountain, and appreciate the history behind Monument of Nicolaus Copernicus.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Torun trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Lodz to Torun in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Poznan.

Things to do in Torun

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bydgoszcz, Lake Chelmzynskie Beach, Jelenia Wyspa, Park Krajobrazowy w Bukowcu
Highlights from your plan
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska) ©
Mill's Island (Wyspa Mlynska)
Krzywa Wieza ©
Krzywa Wieza

7
nights
Poznan

Poznan ©
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
Shop till you drop at Stary Browar and Zamek Cultural Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parish Church of St. Stanislaus (Fara Church) and Ratusz Poznanski. Change things up with these side-trips from Poznan: Srem (Grzymislawskie Lake & Promenade at Warta river), Rogalin Palace (in Rogalin) and Sniezycowy Jar Reserve (in Murowana Goslina). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Malta Lake, stroll around Park Cytadela, make a trip to Brama Poznania, and head outdoors with Frederic Chopin Park.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Poznan journey planning app.

You can drive from Torun to Poznan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Poznan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Srem, Kornik Arboretum, Rogalin Palace, Octopus Water Park, Sniezycowy Jar Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Malta Lake ©
Malta Lake
Rogalin Palace ©
Rogalin Palace
Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul ©
Poznan Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul