29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia

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.
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, examine the collection at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip tool.

London, UK to St. Petersburg is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then make a trip to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw road trip app.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Warsaw takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Warsaw, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks
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Krakow, Poland

Slavic Rome

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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Krakow day trip planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Krakow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Prague are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Bratislava takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In May in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jerusalem of Europe

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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, take in the views from Latin Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Bascarsija.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sarajevo trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Sarajevo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, stop by Old Town, and browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip site.

Traveling by car from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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