11 days in Russia, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

11 days in Russia, Prague & Budapest Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Palace Square and then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Yelagin Island and then enjoy the sand and surf at Kronshtadt City Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our St. Petersburg driving holiday planning site.

Amritsar, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is minus 2.5 hours. Traveling from Amritsar in April, expect St. Petersburg to be cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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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.
Staromestske namesti and DOX Centre for Contemporary Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Artel or Manufaktura. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and stop by B TEAM.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from St. Petersburg in April; daily highs in Prague reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
Shop till you drop at Central Market Hall and Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Andrassy Avenue. There's lots more to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

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