15 days in Czech Republic & Southern Poland Itinerary

15 days in Czech Republic & Southern Poland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Zagreb, Croatia
Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Zagreb, Croatia

2
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): walk around The Castle Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Treetop Walkway, explore the historical opulence of The State Chateau of Hluboká, then get great views at Lavka pod Zamkem, and finally steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle.

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Zagreb, Croatia to Cesky Krumlov is an approximately 5.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Treetop Walkway, The State Chateau of Hluboká
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
The Castle Garden ©
The Castle Garden

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Franz Kafka Monument and Kostel sv. Mikuláše. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague itinerary planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

3
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Multimedia Fountain at Pergola and Wroclaw Town Hall. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town- Historic Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), make a trip to Wroclaw's Dwarfs, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Wroclaw sightseeing site.

Getting from Prague to Wroclaw by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Wroclaw sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Walking tours
Multimedia Fountain at Pergola ©
Multimedia Fountain at Pergola
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)

1
night
Oswiecim, Poland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll around Planty Park and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim trip maker website.

You can drive from Wroclaw to Oswiecim in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Oswiecim, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Spas and Lost Souls Alley. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, learn more about the world around you at Rynek (Old Square) Underground, explore the historical opulence of Wawel Royal Castle, and steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Krakow in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Walking tours
Spas

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