15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
5
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
6
Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning app.

Leeds, UK to Prague is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Leeds, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
On the 4th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Latran houses, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Latran houses
Latran houses

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Lake Bohinj. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bled Island and Mala Osojnica. There's still lots to do: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bled trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Bled by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

Drive from Bled to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Theme Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, things will get slightly colder in Krakow: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

3
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Archikatedra Oliwska. Popular historic sites such as Westerplatte and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, go for a walk through Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze), get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), and enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gdansk journey maker site.

You can fly from Krakow to Gdansk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Krakow in August, plan for little chillier days in Gdansk, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Sopot Pier
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

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