12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Smolny Cathedral, and have some family-friendly fun at Poltavskaya 7.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip maker website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In April, St. Petersburg is cooler than Kuala Lumpur - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Eco Path ©
Eco Path
Poltavskaya 7 ©
Poltavskaya 7

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.
On the 10th (Fri), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Petrinska rozhledna, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in April, expect Prague to be a bit warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Room Escape Games
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

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 (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Keep things going the next day: get your game on at Axe Nation - axe throwing club, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Krakow are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Krakow in April, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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