27 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

27 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Fly to Gorno-Altaysk Airport, Drive to Belokurikha
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Belokurikha, Russia
— 1 night
Drive to Gorno-Altaysk Airport, Fly to Silvio Pettirossi International Airport

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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Danube River, boost your wellbeing at Széchenyi Thermal Bath, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Budapest vacation tool.

Asuncion, Paraguay to Budapest is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone changes from Paraguay Standard Time (PYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Asuncion in April, with highs in Budapest at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Spas

Belgrade, Serbia

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): do a tasting at Podium Panajotovic, then contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Church, and finally contemplate the long history of The National Assembly. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, then take a stroll through Skadarlija, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Belgrade road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Belgrade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods · Parks

Kotor, Montenegro

— 2 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 9th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Church, don't miss a visit to Fortress of St. Cross, then make a trip to Bujovic Palace, and finally steep yourself in history at Kotor Old City. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, then make a trip to Tripkovic Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Tivat Passia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kotor road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Kotor takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Kotor are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island and then wander the streets of Old Town. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Temple of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, then take a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, then take in the waterfront activity at City Harbor, and finally stop by Clara Stones.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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 14th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo, take a stroll through Hradcany, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town. On your second day here, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and then get great views at Petřín.

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Fly from Dubrovnik to Prague in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in April, with highs in Prague at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe, then push the limits with Outdoor Krumlov, then explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov journey maker site.

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

Slavic Rome

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 18th (Tue): take a stroll through Stare Miasto. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Krakow online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Krakow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Tallinn, Estonia

— 3 nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Toompea Hill and Viru Bog Trail. Take a break from Tallinn with a short trip to Kasmu Sea Museum in Kasmu, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, don't miss a visit to Musimyagi - Hill of Kisses, have some family-friendly fun at Medieval Photo, and admire the striking features of Tallinna Raekoda.

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Traveling by flight from Krakow to Tallinn takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Krakow in April, expect Tallinn to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Riga, Latvia

— 2 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): admire the striking features of JJugenda Stila Nami, Riga, then enjoy breathtaking views from View of Riga from St Peter's Church Tower, then browse the different shops at Galleria Riga, and finally wander the streets of Old City Riga (Vecriga).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Riga tour planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Riga sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belokurikha.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods · Spas · Shopping

Belokurikha, Russia

— 1 night
Belokurikha is a town and a balneological resort in Altai Krai, Russia, located on the Bolshaya Belokurikha River 250km south of Barnaul, the administrative center of the krai. Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain Devil's Finger and then look for all kinds of wild species at Altai Mountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Temple of the Holy Great Martyr and Healer Panteleimon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church in Honor of St. Nicholas, and then head outdoors with Rock Four Brothers.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Belokurikha itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Riga to Belokurikha with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to Belokurikha is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belokurikha

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips