47 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

47 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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47 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Orcera, Spain
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Bol, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Orcera, Spain

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and Hospital in the Rock. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), test the waters at a local thermal spa, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest journey app .

Orcera, Spain to Budapest is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

5
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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Wieliczka Salt Mine will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Wawel Cathedral and Main Market Square. When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, explore the different monuments and memorials at New Jewish Cemetery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Krakow online holiday builder .

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in June, you will find days in Krakow are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

1
night
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of Trakai Island Castle Museum and then take a stroll through Vilnius Old Town. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sts. Peter & Paul's Church (Sv. Apastalu Petro ir Povilo Baznycia), then get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Krakow to Vilnius in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Krakow to Vilnius is 1 hour. June in Vilnius sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church

4
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour. Toompea Hill and Kumu Art Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Oleviste Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dome Church / St. Mary's Church, explore the historical opulence of Toompea Castle, and take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Vilnius to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Vilnius in June, you will find days in Tallinn are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Kumu Art Museum ©
Kumu Art Museum

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Kazan Cathedral. Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad) and Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost) will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, take a stroll through Nevsky Prospekt, pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

5
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.
Visit Ossuary / The Cemetery Church and Prague Castle for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Prague Astronomical Clock and Mala strana. Step out of Prague to go to Kutna Hora and see Cathedral of St. Barbara, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Old Town Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel Panny Marie Pred Tynem, and stroll the grounds of Old Jewish Cemetery.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner .

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. Traveling from St. Petersburg in July, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bol.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ossuary / The Cemetery Church
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita

4
nights
Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Explore hidden gems such as Vidova Gora and Paklina Beach. Visit Supetar cemetery and Parish Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Bol side-trips: Parish church complex (in Supetar), Lovrecina Bay (in Postira) and Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach, get outside with Zoo Station Bol, appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden horn from above, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Sveti Rok, Sutivan.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bol trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Prague to Bol. Traveling from Prague in July, expect Bol to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Supetar, Sutivan, Lovrecina Bay, Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac, Murvica Beach
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting River Rafting & Tubing and Marjan Park will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Trogir Historic Site. On the 19th (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split online itinerary builder .

You can drive from Bol to Split in 2 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Trogir, River Rafting & Tubing
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

4
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
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.
Visit Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Exotic Beach and Mlini Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Hvar Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zavala.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar tour website .

Traveling by car from Split to Hvar takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Church of St Peter, Exotic Beach, Church of St John
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Hvar Beach ©
Hvar Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Lovrijenac and Lapad. Step off the beaten path and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and War Photo Limited. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Pasjaca Beach (in Popovici) and Cavtat Old Town (in Cavtat). On the 26th (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Pile Gate, explore the ancient world of Walls of Dubrovnik, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In July, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Cavtat Old Town, Pasjaca Beach
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

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nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor and then don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Kotor. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Kotor attractions planner .

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kotor when traveling from Dubrovnik in July, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
City Walls ©
City Walls

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