Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Update on Bob the Navigator
  2. 2 Best boutique shops for kids within walking distance of Notre Dame?
  3. 3 Visiting Turkey for Fun and Adventure, Oasis or Chaos
  4. 4 Christmas in London (& Paris)
  5. 5 Help Planning Spain Itinerary
  6. 6 Honeymoon Help! September 2016
  7. 7 Trip Report The dog cemetery of Asnières
  8. 8 Last min prep for Krakow - Questions
  9. 9 Barcelona to San Sebastian
  10. 10 Any special about stockholm (13th or 14th to go Stockholm)?
  11. 11 Handicap Assistance at Charles de Gaulle - Our Experience
  12. 12 Glasgow and Edinburgh
  13. 13 Iceland Day 5
  14. 14 Holland/France/Spain
  15. 15 Scotland Trip
  16. 16 3 seniors to do Scotland
  17. 17 Montenegro in September
  18. 18 3 week stay in Scotland
  19. 19 Paris, France
  20. 20 Troyes or Colmar around Christmas?
  21. 21 sfo to europe
  22. 22 Need Help with Locations of Naples Apartments
  23. 23 Trip Report Celebrating Christmas Vienna!
  24. 24 Trip Report A Walk in Tuscany, New Places to Discover, & A Life Time of memories
  25. 25 First Day: Cashel or Kilkenny?
View next 25 » Back to the top

10 days in Poland 7/1-12/13

Jump to last reply

Hi, We have just decided spur of the moment that we would spend some time in Poland prior to picking up our daughter from a home stay in Germany. We are a couple, mid 50's and fit. We have traveled quite a bit but have not seen Poland.
We will be coming from the Frankfurt area and must be in Kiel, Germany on 7/12/13. We plan to spend 2-3 days in Krakow, and perhaps time in Sandomierz , Krynica,or Zamosc and Zakopane, to do some hiking. If there is time, we would like to travel to Gdansk and see the city as well as the Malbork Castle.
We have done driving in various countries including Greece, and the Czech Republic back in 1990 and were able to do so safely but felt a bit harried. We do have a Garmon, which we would bring along.
We were contemplating either renting a car and driving to Krakow from Frankfurt, or flying in to Krakow and either renting a car there or perhaps getting a car and driver. We are not particularly interested in the post war reconstruction and have seen several concentration camps ,so don't plan to go to Auschwitz. We would welcome additional advice about possible areas to tour. We have been looking at the lonely planet Poland, Rick Steve's Eastern Europe and a smattering of Tripadvisor posts so far.
Does anyone have a any recommendations about a car and driver and also places to stay in the smaller towns in the SE of Poland? Has anyone had recent experience driving in Poland? Is the speed we can expect to drive still 50-60 km/hr? Looking forward to any advice about itinerary and travel plans.

2 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.