22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
3
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
6
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights

3
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: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, enjoy some diversion at Top Gun Prague Shooting Events, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel route builder website.

Bremen, Germany to Prague is an approximately 6-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

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

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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 with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, make a trip to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, and tee off at Olympic Golf Club.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw planner.

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: visit Tallinn Old Town, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tallinn attractions planner.

Getting from Warsaw to Tallinn by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; 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. In May, Tallinn is little chillier than Warsaw - with highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church

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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: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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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

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 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and then make a trip to Red Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Moscow tour itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. June in Moscow sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Budapest road trip planning site.

Getting from Moscow to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Moscow in June: highs in Budapest hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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