24 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

24 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Warsaw
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 4 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 7 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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 10th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Prague day trip planner.

New York City, USA to Prague is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Prague at 76°F and lows at 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), don't miss a visit to UFO Observation Deck, then appreciate the history behind Cumil, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then make a trip to St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Prague to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In August in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 3 nights

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Culture and Science, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Warsaw in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Sarajevo.
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina — 3 nights

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 17th (Wed), spend a day ambling around Vrelo Bosne. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and don't miss a visit to Vijećnica.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo road trip planning site.

Getting from Warsaw to Sarajevo by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Warsaw in August, you will find days in Sarajevo are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mostar.
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina — 1 night

Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koski-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque and then make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mostar trip planning app.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Mostar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sarajevo in August; daily highs in Mostar reach 92°F and lows reach 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Belgrade.
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Belgrade, Serbia — 4 nights

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step out of Belgrade with an excursion to Podrum Probus in Sremski Karlovci--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Ada Ciganlija, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and wander the streets of Knez Mihailova.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Belgrade travel route app.

Traveling by flight from Mostar to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Mostar in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Belgrade: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Bucharest.
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Bucharest, Romania — 7 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Bucharest is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, and explore the world behind art at National Museum of Art of Romania (Muzeul Nakional de Arta al Romaniei).

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest vacation maker tool.

You can fly from Belgrade to Bucharest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip builder tool.

You can fly from Bucharest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Prague due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bucharest in August, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for home.
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