15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights

2
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Bogota, Colombia to Prague is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Bogota to Prague, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bogota in January, expect nights in Prague to be slightly colder, around -3°C, while days are colder, around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, then explore the engaging exhibits at HistoryLand, and then stop by Stare Miasto.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jan 27 — 29:
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest route planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. January in Budapest sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Thermal Spas

2
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Vitebskiy Railway Station, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary site.

Fly from Budapest to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Budapest in February, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between -1°C and -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Toompea Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, then steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, and finally see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, admire the landmark architecture of Linnahall, explore the world behind art at Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, then have some family-friendly fun at Futuruum, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Tallinn day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Tallinn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. February in Tallinn sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -4°C at night. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood ©
Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood

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