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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Borovets, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 6 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 4 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
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Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic — 6 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.
On the 6th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

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

London, UK to Prague is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from London in January; daily highs in Prague reach 2°C and lows reach -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
Cesky Krumlov is known for historic sites, breweries & distilleries, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, savor the flavors at Wiseman Free Tour, steep yourself in history at Latran houses, and see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov itinerary planner.

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 3 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bratislava day trip app.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 6 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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and make a trip to Heroes' Square.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest attractions planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Borovets.
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Borovets, Bulgaria — 3 nights

The oldest ski resort in Bulgaria, Borovets today serves as a popular modern destination for winter holidays.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School, stop by Borosport Ski Rentals, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Borovets Ski Resort, and grab your bike and head to Borovets Mountain Bike Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Borovets trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Borovets takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Budapest to Borovets, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Moscow.
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Moscow, Russia — 6 nights

Third Rome

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moscow: Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo (in Arkhangelskoye) and Ski Stadium Zorkiy (in Krasnogorsk). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Red Square, walk around Patriarch's Pond, stroll the grounds of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, and examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Moscow trip builder tool.

Fly from Borovets to Moscow in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Borovets to Moscow due to the time zone difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to -7°C, and evening lows to -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to St. Petersburg.
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 6 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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, have fun and explore at The Shadow Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between -5°C during the day and -10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Tallinn.
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Tallinn, Estonia — 4 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.
Tallinn is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: visit Tallinn Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views from St. Olaf’s Church, contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Tallinn day trip site.

Traveling by car from St. Petersburg to Tallinn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. February in Tallinn sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can fly to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 3 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.
Riga is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of House Of The Black Heads.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Riga journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in February, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to fly to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 4 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, and admire the striking features of Palace of Culture and Science.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Warsaw journey planning site.

You can fly from Riga to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Warsaw. In February, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Gdansk.
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Gdansk, Poland — 3 nights

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Gdansk is known for museums, sightseeing, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, get engrossed in the history at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, steep yourself in history at Gdańsk Town Hall, and don't miss a visit to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga).

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Gdansk day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Gdansk takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Gdansk are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 6 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.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 21st (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum.

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

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Krakow sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 5 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Climbing Tours, Bled Castle, &more) and Krvavec (in Cerklje). There's much more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle.

Discover how to plan a Ljubljana trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Ljubljana takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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