10 days in Scandinavia & Eastern Europe Itinerary

10 days in Scandinavia & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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10 days in Scandinavia & Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Manchester, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 30​min
1
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Manchester, United Kingdom

2
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): experience the excitement of TIMEQUEST Escape Rooms Copenhagen. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, then appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue), and then get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Copenhagen trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Copenhagen is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Copenhagen. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

2
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
On the 18th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then examine the collection at Skansen, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Drottningholm Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, then take a stroll through Stockholm Old Town, and finally explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Stockholm road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in November, expect little chillier with lows of 0°C in Stockholm. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest online travel route builder .

You can fly from Stockholm to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in November, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Prague tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November in Prague, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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