10 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

10 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online driving holiday planner.

Bilaspur, India to Budapest is an approximately 22-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Bilaspur in December, with highs in Budapest at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Thermal Spas

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate the long history 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. On the next day, have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy, then examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

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Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague

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.
On the 7th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague tour planner.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. December in Prague sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Parks
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©

Third Rome

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.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Lenin's Mausoleum, then steep yourself in history at Red Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Moscow vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Moscow takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Moscow is 2 hours. Traveling from Prague in December, expect Moscow to be little chillier, temps between -1°C and -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Lenin's Mausoleum ©
Lenin's Mausoleum

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