21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip maker site .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Prague is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Prague. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, have a few drinks at Poltavskaya 7, and don't miss a visit to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip website .

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Prague in April; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 9°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum in Warsaw, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Warsaw takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in April; daily highs in Warsaw reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

3
nights
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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and wander the streets of Stare Miasto.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Krakow vacation planner .

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April in Krakow, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

4
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Krakow in April, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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 29th (Wed): wander the streets of Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik road trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Budapest in April, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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