13 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

13 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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13 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Pune, India
Fly:  17​h
1
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 45​min
2
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Pune, India

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Milocher Park and Plavi Horizonti Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Wine tasting - Winery Masanovic and Perast Museum. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Eustachius, take in the exciting artwork at Cats of Kotor Souvenirs and Handicraft, explore the historical opulence of Drago Palace, and enjoy breathtaking views from Kampana Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kotor trip itinerary builder website .

Pune, India to Kotor is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Pune to Kotor, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In December in Kotor, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Wine tasting - Winery Masanovic, Plavi Horizonti Beach, Church of St. Eustachius, Perast Museum, Milocher Park
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Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
Church of St. Eustachius ©
Church of St. Eustachius
Crkva Gospa od Zdravlja ©
Crkva Gospa od Zdravlja

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, then view the masterpieces at LEILA Records, and then view the masterpieces at Blatobran Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of The National Assembly, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Petka's Chapel, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Belgrade holiday site .

Getting from Kotor to Belgrade by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in December, things will get slightly colder in Belgrade: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums Shopping Nightlife
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Military Museum ©
Military Museum
Saint Petka's Chapel ©
Saint Petka's Chapel
Crkva Svetog Marka ©
Crkva Svetog Marka

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, then explore the ancient world of Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre, and then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Starigrad (Fortica). On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Split online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Belgrade in December: high temperatures in Split hover around 16°C and lows are around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Split

Tours Wildlife Adventure

Side Trips

Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), Church Of St. Roch, Ruins of the Solin Amphitheatre
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Shark Diving
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) ©
Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and then admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bratislava online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Split to Bratislava in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Split in December; daily highs in Bratislava reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Nedbalka Gallery ©
Nedbalka Gallery
Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) ©

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Lost Souls Alley and Ulica Florianska. Explore hidden gems such as Planty Park and Spas & Wellness. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Polish Aviation Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), browse the different shops at Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), and pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Krakow journey maker .

You can drive from Bratislava to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. December in Krakow sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley
Planty Park ©
Planty Park
Polish Aviation Museum ©
Polish Aviation Museum

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