15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

1
night
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad).

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Moscow trip maker app .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Moscow is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Traveling from Jakarta in June, things will get colder in Moscow: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Lenin's Mausoleum ©
Lenin's Mausoleum

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, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg holiday tool .

Take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Divo Ostrov ©
Divo Ostrov
Yelagin Island ©
Yelagin Island

3
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.
Attractions like Prague Zoo and Petrinska rozhledna make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Prague road trip website .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague 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 Prague. In June, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Room Escape Games

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Wawel Royal Castle and Papugarnia Amazonia will thrill your kids. When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club, make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and have fun at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Krakow tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Krakow are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
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.
Bring the kids along to Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest travel route planner.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Krakow in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Szechenyi Chain Bridge ©
Szechenyi Chain Bridge
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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