11 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

11 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Budapest day trip planning site.

Santiago, Chile to Budapest is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time (CLT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle and then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica.

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

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Krakow to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krakow

Highlights from your plan
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Walking tours

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): make a trip to Palace Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Russian Museum, then make a trip to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally browse the exhibits of Kazan Cathedral.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to St. Petersburg takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Krakow to St. Petersburg. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Krakow in August: highs in St. Petersburg hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the views from Charles Bridge, then admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: stop by Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and finally get great views at Petřín.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip website.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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