12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: San Salvador, El Salvador
+3
bus + Drive + Fly + train:  25​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Drive + bus:  21​h 30​min
End: San Salvador, El Salvador

4
nights
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.
Russian Museum and Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nevsky Prospekt and St. Isaac's Cathedral State Museum-Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at State Hermitage Museum and Winter Palace, steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace, explore the world behind art at Peterhof Grand Palace, and pause for some photo ops at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg itinerary app .

San Salvador, El Salvador to St. Petersburg is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 9 hours. Traveling from San Salvador in July, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Astronomical Clock and St. Vitus Cathedral. Do your shopping at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Artel. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town Square, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Prague online vacation planner .

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. When traveling from St. Petersburg in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Prague, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Head to Andrassy Avenue and Vaci Streetfor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, admire the landmark architecture of Parliament, and stop by Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip builder tool .

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Prague, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Budapest

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue

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