15 days in Berlin & Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Berlin & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Palace of Tears and Classic Remise Berlin. Get a sense of the local culture at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial and Sanssouci Palace. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Potsdam (Neues Palais & Potsdam's Gardens). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, stroll around Treptower Park, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin journey maker website.

Paris, France to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

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.
Kazan Cathedral and Saint Isaac's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

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Fly from Berlin to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. April in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Tallinn, Estonia

— 1 night
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, then steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olaf’s Church.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tallinn trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn. In April in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Vilnius.

Things to do in Tallinn

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Vilnius, Lithuania

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vilnius Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vilnius trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Tallinn to Vilnius in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Vilnius are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

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 18th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Krakow takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Side Trip

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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
On the 20th (Wed), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip tool.

Fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Krakow in April, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Budapest

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Latran houses, then explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Budapest to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally stop by Hradcany.

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You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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