46 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

46 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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46 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bol, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h 15​min
11
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
12
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 16th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995 and then contemplate the long history of Bascarsija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get engrossed in the history at War Childhood Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sarajevo journey planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to Sarajevo is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

4
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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, adventure, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Vela Luka (Proizd Island & Vela Luka Marina), Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, stroll through Vela Przina Beach, don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Korcula Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Vela Luka, Lumbarda, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Ethno Museum Barilo
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

4
nights
Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Get out of town with these interesting Bol side-trips: Mirje (in Postira), Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin) and Museum of Brac (in Skrip). There's much more to do: stroll through Murvica Beach, steep yourself in history at Dolina Blaca, take a leisurely stroll along Supetar Bay, and head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bol route maker website .

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Bol takes 5.5 hours. June in Bol sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Supetar, Sumartin Beach, Museum of Brac, Murvica Beach, Mirje
Highlights from your plan
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zoo Station Bol ©
Zoo Station Bol

4
nights
Hvar, Croatia

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, nature, outdoors, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, and take some stellar pictures from Spanjola.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar travel route site .

Traveling by car from Bol to Hvar takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Hvar are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then delve into the distant past at Palazzo di Diocleziano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

5
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: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Split to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in July, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

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

4
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.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at New Jewish Cemetery, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Krakow trip builder tool .

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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

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 historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and have some family-friendly fun at Room Escape Warszawa.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Warsaw trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. July in Warsaw sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

3
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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, take in panoramic vistas at Tallinna Teletorn, and explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Tallinn tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Tallinn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Warsaw to Tallinn, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Warsaw in July: highs in Tallinn hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time 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
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

5
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, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, get in on the family fun at Divo Ostrov, and take in nature's colorful creations at Park And Gardens of Peterhof.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Red Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Moscow trip planning site .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Moscow are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Moscow

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

5
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: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and make a trip to Halaszbastya.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Budapest online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Moscow to Budapest. Traveling from Moscow in July, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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