15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Lesser Town, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online road trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Prague is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in October, things will get colder in Prague: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

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

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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 5th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then examine the collection at Russian Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Vitebskiy Railway Station. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Palace Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Prague in October, with highs in St. Petersburg at 9°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Warsaw.

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
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Warsaw travel planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Warsaw takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Warsaw. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in October: highs in Warsaw hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and finally have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

Plan trip to Krakow with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
On the 13th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in October, things will get a bit warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Adventure · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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