22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fly:  6 h
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
2
Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Train:  5 h 15 min
3
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Kiev, Ukraine
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Chisinau, Moldova
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5 h
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
9
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Warsaw online travel planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Warsaw is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. In July, Warsaw is somewhat warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

2
nights
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Central Botanical Garden of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, then stroll around Chelyuskinites Park, then browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, and finally walk around Victory Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, then head outdoors with Trinity Hill, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini, and finally get in on the family fun at Gorky Central Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Minsk vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Warsaw to Minsk takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Minsk is 2 hours. In July in Minsk, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Minsk

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Chelyuskinites Park ©
Chelyuskinites Park
Trinity Hill ©
Trinity Hill

2
nights
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 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Red Square, then don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, and then contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Moscow road trip site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Minsk to Moscow takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin

2
nights
Kiev, Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew's Church, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Sophia's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Khreshchatyk. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra, and finally don't miss a visit to Maidan Nezalezhnosti.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Kiev road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to Kiev takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Moscow in July, expect nights in Kiev to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours
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Photography Tours
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra

1
night
Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): walk around Dendrarium Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, contemplate the long history of Stephen the Great Monument, then walk around Stefan cel Mare Park, and finally admire the striking features of Triumphal Arch.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Chisinau online tour planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Kiev to Chisinau in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Chisinau

Parks Historic Sites
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Dendrarium Park ©
Dendrarium Park
Triumphal Arch ©
Triumphal Arch
Stephen the Great Monument ©
Stephen the Great Monument

1
night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then get your game on at Gateway Virtual Reality Studio, then get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, and finally contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bucharest online journey builder.

You can fly from Chisinau to Bucharest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Gateway Virtual Reality Studio ©
Gateway Virtual Reality Studio
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Muzeul National al Satului
Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get your game on at Offline Entertainment, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Sofia tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Sofia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

4
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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

Plan my day in Budapest using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sofia to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): snap pictures at Stary most, then steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana, have some family-friendly fun at Mackafe (cat cafe), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), make a trip to House with art in windows, then enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, and finally snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most).

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bratislava attractions planner.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Magio Beach ©
Magio Beach
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, wander the streets of Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and appreciate the history behind Wenceslas Monument.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bratislava in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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