58 days in Eastern Europe & Scandinavia Itinerary

58 days in Eastern Europe & Scandinavia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
3
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
9
Oslo, Norway
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
11
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
+4
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly + Bus:  16 h 45 min
End: New York City, United States

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Moscow Zoo, admire the striking features of Kremlin Walls and Towers, contemplate the long history of Moscow Kremlin, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Red Square, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, then examine the collection at Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo, then see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, and finally admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Moscow trip maker website.

New York City, USA to Moscow is an approximately 14- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Moscow is 8 hours. Traveling from New York City in September, you will find days in Moscow are cooler (59°F), and nights are slightly colder (47°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo
Highlights from your plan
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Moscow Zoo ©
Moscow Zoo
Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo ©
Muzey tekhniki Vadima Zadorozhnogo

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Family-friendly places like Copernicus Science Centre and Warszawskie Zoo will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, get curious at Earth Museum - Polish Academy of Sciences, contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), and see the interesting displays at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Warsaw trip maker website.

You can fly from Moscow to Warsaw in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from Moscow in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Warszawskie Zoo ©
Warszawskie Zoo

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Wawel Royal Castle and Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie. Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Krakow route planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie ©
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie

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.
Family-friendly places like Heroes' Square and Szechenyi Lanchid will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Szechenyi Lanchid ©
Szechenyi Lanchid

6
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.
Family-friendly places like Prague Zoo and The Štefánik Observatory will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and take in nature's colorful creations at Wallenstein garden.

To find out how to plan a trip to Prague, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Budapest in September, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (66°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
The Štefánik Observatory ©
The Štefánik Observatory

6
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Bring the kids along to Nyhavn and The Little Mermaid. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, explore the world behind art at Thorvaldsens Museum, and walk around Frederiksberg Have.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 65°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Divo Ostrov and Ekzoopark. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, step aboard Cruiser Aurora, explore the galleries of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Palace Square.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a St. Petersburg trip simple and quick.

Fly from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Copenhagen to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in September, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Divo Ostrov ©
Divo Ostrov
Angry Birds Activity Park ©
Angry Birds Activity Park

6
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Family-friendly places like Skansen and Nordiska Museet will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, step off the mainland to explore Langholmen, have fun and explore at Junibacken, and examine the collection at Royal Treasury (Skattkammaren).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm vacation planning site.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Stockholm in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Stockholm is minus 2 hours. October in Stockholm sees daily highs of 51°F and lows of 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

5
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Attractions like Norsk Folkemuseum and The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), see the interesting displays at Kon-Tiki Museum, ponder the world of politics at Rådhuset, and explore the engaging exhibits at International Children's Art Museum.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Oslo online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in October, and nighttime lows around 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum
The Norwegian Museum of Science and Tehnology ©

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Sunj Beach and Sveti Jakov Beach will thrill your kids. Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, enjoy the sand and surf at Banje Beach, contemplate the long history of Stradun, and take in the waterfront activity at City Harbor.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planning tool.

You can fly from Oslo to Dubrovnik in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in October, expect nights in Dubrovnik to be much hotter, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Cavtat Old Town, Sunj Beach
Highlights from your plan
Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach
Beach Kupari ©
Beach Kupari
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Brela Beach, kick back and relax at Punta Rata Beach, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and finally stop by Filigran Split.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Split travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 55°F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Brela
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Punta Rata Beach ©
Punta Rata Beach
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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.
Bring the kids along to Mekicevica Beach and Dubovica Beach. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Spanjola, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, step off the mainland to explore Jerolim, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. October in Hvar sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Zarace Village, Stari Grad Plain, Dubovica Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

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