36 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

36 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Escape the urban bustle at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Marjan Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Palazzo di Diocleziano and Cathedral of Saint Domnius. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Froggyland and kick back and relax at Bacvice Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Split trip itinerary app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Split is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to Split is 4 hours. In April, Split is little chillier than Buenos Aires - with highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Visit Dubrovnik City Walls and Fort Lovrijenac for their historical value. Visiting Lokrum Island and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Old Town, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, stroll through Dance Beach, and steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

Start your trip to Dubrovnik by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

5
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Heroes' Square. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, head off the coast to Margaret Island, and appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Budapest day trip tool.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

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.
On the 10th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana, get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava day trip planning app.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

5
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Old Royal Palace. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Bratislava in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©

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.
On the 17th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Vysoko-Petrovskiy Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Red Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, then browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin, and then see the interesting displays at Bulgakov's House Museum-Theater.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Moscow trip tool.

You can fly from Prague to Moscow in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

3
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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get some cultural insight at The State Hermitage Museum and Palace Square. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Kazan Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, and appreciate the history behind Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg day trip tool.

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Highlights from your plan
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

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Traveller Tours and Stroomi Beach. St. Olaf’s Church and Kumu Art Museum will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, contemplate the long history of Town Hall Pharmacy, and don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Tallinn trip planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in Tallinn sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Traveller Tours ©
Traveller Tours
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then make a trip to Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), then get engrossed in the history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Warsaw trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Warsaw. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tallinn in May: high temperatures in Warsaw hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Royal Castle. Get a sense of the local culture at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. Spend the 29th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and admire the striking features of Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja).

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Krakow attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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