15 days in Eastern Europe, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe, Paris & Amsterdam Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Russian Museum of Ethnography and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, then make a trip to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Minneapolis, USA to St. Petersburg is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Minneapolis to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Minneapolis in April, you will find days in St. Petersburg are little chillier (47°F), and nights are about the same (33°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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 27th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Cracow Shooting Academy, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and then wander the streets of Stare Miasto.

To find out how to plan a trip to Krakow, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Krakow in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Krakow, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in April: highs in Krakow hover around 57°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Budapest visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in April: highs in Budapest hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

Discover how to plan a Prague trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Budapest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 58°F to lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Le Marais, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris attractions planner.

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 48°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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