14 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

14 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Budapest, Hungary
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Krakow, Poland
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Warsaw, Poland
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Moscow, Russia
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St. Petersburg, Russia
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 1 night

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.
On the 1st (Mon), visit Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, then make a trip to Onophrian Fountain, and finally head off the coast to Lokrum Island.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik tour builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Dubrovnik is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. In August, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in August since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 2 nights

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.
On the 6th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): wander the streets of Ulica Florianska, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Krakow vacation planner.

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Budapest in August, with highs in Krakow at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to fly to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 1 night

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 8th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and then don't miss a visit to Palace of Culture and Science.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Moscow.
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Moscow, Russia — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, then look for gifts at Yeliseyevskiy, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Red Square.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Moscow holiday planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Moscow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Moscow are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to fly to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Yusupov Palace and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to Palace Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg trip planning app.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.
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