30 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

30 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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New Delhi, India
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Tallinn, Estonia — 2 nights

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 2nd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum, stroll around Kadriorg Park, then take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church, and finally wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Tallinna Teletorn, explore the world behind art at Kumu Art Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tallinn trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Tallinn is an approximately 12-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: high temperatures in Tallinn hover around 18°C and lows are around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Riga.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:

Riga, Latvia — 2 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), admire the landmark architecture of House Of The Black Heads, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Alberta Iela. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, see the interesting displays at Museum of the Occupation of Latvia, then don't miss a visit to Riga Town Hall Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, and finally make a trip to Old City Riga (Vecriga).

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Riga trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tallinn in May since evenings lows in Riga dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vilnius.
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Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:

Vilnius, Lithuania — 2 nights

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 6th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Bernardine Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, then examine the collection at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, then admire the striking features of Vilnius Cathedral, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, then take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, and finally don't miss a visit to Lukiskes Prison 2.0.

Before you visit Vilnius, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can fly to Warsaw.
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Museums · Parks · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 7:

Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 8th (Mon), learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally stroll around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Warsaw tour itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Vilnius to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw is minus 1 hour. In May in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 7 — 9:

Krakow, Poland — 4 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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. May in Krakow sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Find places to stay May 9 — 13:

Prague, Czech Republic — 4 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 sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Salzburg.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:

Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 18th (Thu), get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally make a trip to Mirabell Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then contemplate the long history of Franziskanerkirche, and finally take some stellar pictures from MoenchsbergAufzug.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Salzburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Find places to stay May 17 — 19:

Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna road trip website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Split.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 19 — 23:

Split, Croatia — 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, then admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then learn more about the world around you at Diocletians Dream, and finally steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then stroll through Marjan Park.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Split sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Split takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Split is somewhat warmer than Vienna - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can fly to Dubrovnik.
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Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 23 — 25:

Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): head off the coast to Lokrum Island, then get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Onophrian Fountain, then visit Old Town, and then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Split to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to New Delhi.
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Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:

New Delhi, India — 2 nights

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
On the 29th (Mon), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Birla Mandir Temple (Lakshmi Narayan). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Red Fort, take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb, and then take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Delhi tour itinerary planning website.

Fly from Dubrovnik to New Delhi in 14 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubrovnik to New Delhi is 4.5 hours. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, things will get much warmer in New Delhi: highs are around 47°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.
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Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

Estonia travel guide

4.6
Baltic Tiger
Small in size but big in character, the proud nation of Estonia manages to pack historical cities, swathes of charming countryside, a picturesque coastline, and rugged islands into a relatively small amount of space. Thanks to its compactness, visitors can easily travel between the many tourist attractions the country has to offer. Although just a stone's throw away from Finland, Latvia, and Russia, Estonia boasts its own distinct culture, evident in the country's cuisine, music, and traditions. This vibrant nation emerged from over 40 years of Soviet rule to be one of the most economically successful of the European Union's eastern members and is leading the way in tech industries.
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Latvia travel guide

4.3
Nestled between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia has a small but developing tourist industry and the country is authentic and welcoming. The Baltic coast stretches 500 km (310 mi) along Latvia's northern border, and lush green forests cover nearly half of the country. Founded in 1918, Latvia was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviet Union, who incorporated the country and did not restore independence until 1991. Due to centuries of foreign rule, the country boasts a mix of ethnic backgrounds, while maintaining the Latvian language. With cosmopolitan Riga as the capital, Latvia offers a mix of urban excitement and rural nature.
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Lithuania travel guide

4.4
Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.
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Poland travel guide

4.6
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.
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Czech Republic travel guide

4.4
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Croatia travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.
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