18 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

18 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 15​min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru, India

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Red Square (Krasnaya Ploshchad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre and then examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin (Moskovsky Kreml).

Make your Moscow itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Bengaluru, India to Moscow is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Moscow. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Bengaluru in August; daily highs in Moscow reach 27°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can 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 ©
Red Square
St. Basil's Cathedral ©
St. Basil's Cathedral

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Russian Museum, admire the striking features of Peterhof Grand Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg online trip builder .

Traveling by train from Moscow to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites 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

3
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: take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from Petrinska rozhledna.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague travel planning app .

Getting from St. Petersburg to Prague by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at New Jewish Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, then get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then enjoy breathtaking views from Town Hall Tower, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krakow online route planner .

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner .

Getting from Krakow to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, make a trip to Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik holiday site .

You can fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in September, with highs in Dubrovnik at 29°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

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