29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
+3
shuttle + Fly + taxi + ferry:  6​h 30​min
6
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Bol, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: London, United Kingdom

3
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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.
Visit Savior on the Spilled Blood and Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas for their historical value. Visiting Natural Sanctuary Komarovskiy Bereg and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, contemplate the long history of Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Choral Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at The Marly Palace.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning website .

London, UK to St. Petersburg is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Moscow Standard Time is 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, and finally steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague sightseeing tool .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and make a trip to Ulica Grodzka.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krakow trip app .

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Halaszbastya and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest online tour planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Mala Osojnica. When in Bled, make a side trip to see River Rafting & Tubing in Bovec, approximately 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Vintgar Gorge, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled online tour planner .

Getting from Budapest to Bled by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Adventure

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

3
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Dubovica and Hvar Beach. Franciscan Monastery and Spanjola will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Mlini Beach, take a stroll through Milna, stroll through Sveta Nedilja, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hvar trip itinerary app .

Getting from Bled to Hvar by combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Bled in August, things will get a bit warmer in Hvar: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Hvar Beach ©
Hvar Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Split travel planner .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

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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.
Supetar cemetery and Parish Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Murvica Beach and Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bol: Lovrecina Bay (in Postira) and Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Paklina Beach.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bol road trip website .

You can drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. In August in Bol, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Bol

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach, Supetar cemetery, Parish Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Lovrecina Bay
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Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Vela Przina Beach and Pupnatska Luca Beach. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, head outdoors with Freestyle, make a trip to Korcula Old City, and admire the landmark architecture of Tower Kanalevic.

Discover how to plan a Korcula Town trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bol to Korcula Town in 5.5 hours. In August in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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.
Visiting Sunj Beach and Pasjaca Beach will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Walls of Dubrovnik and Rector's Palace. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

For traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3 hours. In August in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pasjaca Beach, Sunj Beach
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach
Pasjaca Beach ©
Pasjaca Beach

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