15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  10 h 45 min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Mumbai, India

1
night
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
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 20th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Red Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Moscow travel itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Moscow is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in April: high temperatures in Moscow hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

3
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at A.V. Suvorov State Memorial Museum, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg tour itinerary planner.

Take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in panoramic vistas at Petrinska rozhledna.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in April; daily highs in Prague reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Krakow online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. April in Krakow sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Axe Nation - axe throwing club Krakow ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

4
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest tour itinerary website.

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in April: highs in Budapest hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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