30 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

30 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Gdansk, Poland
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 1 night
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©

World Capital of Amber

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier, see the interesting displays at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), wander the streets of Old Town, then make a trip to Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), and finally learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej). On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then examine the collection at Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, then make a trip to Neptune's Fountain (Fontanna Neptuna), and finally get outside with Sopot Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gdansk online trip builder.

Cairo, Egypt to Gdansk is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Gdansk. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Cairo in June, with highs in Gdansk at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trips

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 4th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, then take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, and finally see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hill of Three Crosses, make a trip to Vilnius University (Vilniaus Universitetas), then appreciate the history behind Frank Zappa Statue, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Trakai Island Castle Museum.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius day trip planning site.

Fly from Gdansk to Vilnius in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gdansk to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

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History Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower
4.4

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©

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.
On the 6th (Sat), admire the striking features of Alberta Iela, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, then visit Old City Riga (Vecriga), then contemplate the long history of House of the Black Heads, and finally hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus). Keep things going the next day: get outside with Jurmala Beach, then see the interesting displays at KGB Building, then pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of Christ Cathedral, and finally appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Riga journey maker app.

Drive from Vilnius to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Riga are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

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Specialty Museum
KGB Building
4.2

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olaf’s Church, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, then take an in-depth tour of Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum, and finally make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Tallinna Teletorn, pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, walk around Kadriorg Park, ponder the world of politics at Tallinna Raekoda, then examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and finally make a trip to St. Catherine's Passage.

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Fly from Riga to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Tallinn are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Historic Site
Toompea Hill
4.7
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Government Building
Tallinna Raekoda
4.3

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

Venice of the North

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, then examine the collection at Grand Maket Russia, and finally take in the views from Anichkov Bridge. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg road trip site.

Do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. June in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Specialty Museum
Faberge Museum
4.7
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Walking tour
Walking tours
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wallenstein garden and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Prague: Pilsner Urquell Brewery (in Pilsen) and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost (in Terezin). The adventure continues: make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž, pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, and explore the world behind art at Narodni Galerie Praha.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague tour website.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague. In June in Prague, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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Religious Site
Spanish Synagogue
4.4

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

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World heritage site
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
4.7
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Historic Site
Cesky Krumlov Castle
4.7

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 16th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Port of Rovinj, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rovinj online trip maker.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Rovinj in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. Traveling from Cesky Krumlov in June, expect nights in Rovinj to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Old Town
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Historic Walking Area
Port of Rovinj
4.5

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Zadar Land City Gates, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), and then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zadar trip planner.

Getting from Rovinj to Zadar by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 17th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

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Historic Site
Church of St. Donat
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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
When in Split, make a side trip to see Historic City of Trogir in Trogir, approximately Trogir away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Riva Harbor, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Split day trip tool.

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.9
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Neighborhood
Riva Harbor
4.2
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Park
Marjan Park
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cavtat Cemetery and Cavtat Seaside Promenade. Change things up with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Lapad, go for a stroll along the water at City Harbor, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip app.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites · Museums

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Must see
Cavtat Cemetery
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Cavtat Seaside Promenade
4.8
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Neighborhood
Lapad
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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Luke, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, see the interesting displays at Cats Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor Old Town City Walls & Fortress, then get to know the fascinating history of Trg od brasna, and finally contemplate the long history of Kotor Old City. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Forte Mare, stroll around Savinska Dubrava Park, then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and finally step aboard Porto Montenegro.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor journey planning site.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Kotor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Historic Site
Kotor Old City
4.7
Pier / Boardwalk
Porto Montenegro
4.5
Religious Site
Church of St. Luke
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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
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 26th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Nebojsa Tower, steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, then contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River, then take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from The Millenary Monument, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, and finally kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Belgrade vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Kotor to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors
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Observation Deck
The Millenary Monument
4.6
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Water Body
Danube River
4.4

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vitosha Mountain and Saint Sofia Church. Go for a jaunt from Sofia to Rila to see Rila Monastery about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, admire the striking features of Church St. George Rotunda, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sofia online trip planner.

Getting from Belgrade to Sofia by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Belgrade in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Sofia. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

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Architectural Building
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
4.6
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Mountain
Vitosha Mountain
4.5

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