22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Birmingham, United States
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
3
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Birmingham, United States

2
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn tour planning app .

Birmingham, USA to Tallinn is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from Birmingham to Tallinn, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Birmingham in April, expect Tallinn to be colder, temps between 47°F and 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Room Escape Games

4
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, examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Savior on the Spilled Blood, and don't miss a visit to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online tour planner .

Getting from Tallinn to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad).

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Moscow trip maker .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Moscow, expect temperatures between 50°F during the day and 35°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of The National Museum in Warsaw, browse the exhibits of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and finally don't miss a visit to Palace of Culture and Science.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw holiday builder app .

You can fly from Moscow to Warsaw in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Warsaw. When traveling from Moscow in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 56°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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 to go to Oswiecim and see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, which is approximately 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and wander the streets of Stare Miasto.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

4
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, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and get great views at Petřín.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online day trip planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

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

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, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 63°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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