15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights

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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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, contemplate the long history of New Peterhof Railway Station, and take an in-depth tour of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary planner.

Las Vegas, USA to St. Petersburg is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 11 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect St. Petersburg to be much colder, temps between 71°F and 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
The State Hermitage Museum
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
4.8

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally make a trip to Staromestske namesti. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Prague, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to take a shuttle to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

2
nights

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Milino, admire the sheer force of Great Cascades, take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake, then explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

Take a shuttle from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
5.0
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Water Body
Gavanovac Lake
5.0

2
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. On your second day here, get outside with Outdoor Activities and then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Dubrovnik City Walls
4.7
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Island
Lokrum Island
4.5

2
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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 14th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Froggyland, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Keep things going the next day: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Split trip tool.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Split sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 69°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Palazzo di Diocleziano
4.4
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.5

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