60 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

60 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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60 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Bled, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Hvar, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
12
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad). Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then admire the striking features of Lenin's Mausoleum, and then examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml).

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Moscow online trip maker .

Melbourne, Australia to Moscow is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is minus 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in July, with highs in Moscow at 27°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites
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Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml)
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad) ©
Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad)
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

6
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.
Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Divo Ostrov. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and walk around Park And Gardens of Peterhof.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg route planning site .

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Theme Parks
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Savior on the Spilled Blood ©
Savior on the Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

5
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.
Step out of Tallinn to go to Vihula and see Lahemaa rahvuspark, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, take in panoramic vistas at Tallinna Teletorn, walk around Kadriorg Park, and explore the historical opulence of Kadriorg Palace.

Plan trip to Tallinn with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lahemaa rahvuspark
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

5
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and explore the world behind art at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Tallinn in July, expect nights in Warsaw to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine, get to know the resident critters at Krakow Zoo (Ogrod Zoologiczny), and make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip planner .

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Krakow sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take a stroll through Lesser Town, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Prague day trip planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

5
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.
On the 15th (Sat), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online attractions planner .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

5
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: River Rafting & Tubing (in Bovec) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Zdraviliski Park, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and explore the activities along Lake Bled.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Budapest to Bled in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, River Rafting & Tubing
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
River Rafting & Tubing

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Trogir (Speed Boats Tours & Trogir Square), Sokolarski Raptor Centre (in Sibenik) and Fortress Starigrad (Fortica) (in Omis). Dedicate the 26th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic.

Planning Split trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bled to Split in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bled in August; daily highs in Split reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Trogir, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Fortress Starigrad (Fortica)
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River Rafting & Tubing
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

5
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.
On the 30th (Sun), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, kick back and relax at Dubovica, stroll through Milna, and head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar road trip tool .

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

5
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Korcula Town: Vela Luka (Vela Luka Marina & Proizd Island), Blato (River Rafting & Tubing & Ethno Museum Barilo) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic). The adventure continues: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, contemplate the long history of Revelin Tower, examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Korcula Town journey planning tool .

You can drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. September in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Blato, Vela Luka, Lumbarda, Korcula Island, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Pupnatska Luca Beach ©
Pupnatska Luca Beach
Proizd Island ©
Proizd Island
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

6
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Ston to see Stonske zidine - Ulaz about 56 minutes away. On the 9th (Wed), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Dedicate the 10th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. In September in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stonske zidine - Ulaz
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Speed Boats Tours
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Old Town ©
Old Town

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