22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Europe itinerary planner

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to St. Petersburg
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Taxi to Stari Grad, Ferry to Korcula Town
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, stroll around Kadriorg Park, and then make a trip to Tallinna Teletorn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, steep yourself in history at Tallinn Town Wall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Tallinn trip planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Tallinn is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 10 hours. In September, daytime highs in Tallinn are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress, and steep yourself in history at Palace Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip maker app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. In September in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Split, Croatia

— 1 night

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then see the interesting displays at Froggyland.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Split travel planner.

Fly from Prague to Split in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Split is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

Hvar, Croatia

— 2 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and then step off the mainland to explore Jerolim. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Benedictine Monastery and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Hvar trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14:

Korcula Town, Croatia

— 2 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, browse the exhibits of Bags by Kristina, take in panoramic vistas at Zakerja Tower, examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally explore the galleries of Vapor gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum, then learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally steep yourself in history at Korcula Town Walls.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Korcula Town online trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. September in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): wander the streets of Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In September, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and contemplate the long history of Matthias Church.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation maker.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in September, with highs in Budapest at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 21:

Krakow, Poland

— 3 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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, explore the galleries of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24: