28 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

28 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 day
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
3
Bol, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
6
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
7
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
9
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
10
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
11
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
12
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
13
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
14
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, don't miss a visit to Kotor Old City, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Kotor is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sao Paulo to Kotor, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in June, expect nights in Kotor to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Our Lady of the Rocks, Castle Of San Giovanni
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Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
On the 1st (Wed), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, thenget to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, thenstep off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and finally contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, visit Cavtat Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik road trip app.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in June, you will find days in Dubrovnik are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Bol.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Adventure Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
On the 3rd (Fri), kick back and relax at Paklina Beach, thenkick back and relax at Sumartin Beach, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vidova Gora, and finally kick back and relax at Murvica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), get outside with Outdoor Activities, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Lovrecina Bay, and finally explore the historical opulence of Museum of Brac.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bol tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Dubrovnik to Bol in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Murvica Beach, Sumartin Beach, Lovrecina Bay, Museum of Brac
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Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
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Murvica Beach

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Kastilac Fort, steep yourself in history at Historic City of Trogir, and then steep yourself in history at Palazzo di Diocleziano. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, thensurround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and then contemplate the long history of Old Split.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Split vacation planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bol to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Kastilac Fort, Historic City of Trogir
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Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hvar Beach, thenkick back and relax at Mekicevica Beach, thentake some stellar pictures from Spanjola, and finally kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach. On your second day here, head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar online journey planner.

Traveling by ferry from Split to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach

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Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 9th (Thu), stroll through Triglav National Park and then explore the activities along Lake Bohinj. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, trek along Vintgar Gorge, thenadmire the striking features of Bled Island, thenstroll through Straža Bled, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bled travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hvar to Bled takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hvar in July: high temperatures in Bled hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vintgar Gorge, Lake Bohinj
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, thenexamine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, and finally contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe.

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You can drive from Bled to Cesky Krumlov in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums Adventure
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Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, thenexplore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally wander the streets of Hradcany. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Prague sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
The State Hermitage Museum and Faberge Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Russian Museum. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Fortress, steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace, make a trip to Palace Square, and explore the galleries of Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg. While traveling from Prague, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in St. Petersburg, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Palace Square
Palace Square
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): visit Tallinn Old Town, make a trip to Tallinna Raekoja Plats, thenexamine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, thensteep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the exhibits of Kadriorg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kumu Art Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from St. Olaf’s Church, thenstep into the grandiose world of Toompea Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, and finally examine the collection at Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Tallinn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour ©
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour
Kumu Art Museum ©
Kumu Art Museum

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the galleries of Trakai Island Castle Museum, see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), thentake a stroll through Vilnius Old Town, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, take in the awesome beauty at Hill of Three Crosses, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vilnius trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Vilnius takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
On the 21st (Tue), get outside with Sopot Beach, get engrossed in the history at Abbots Granary, take an in-depth tour of Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, thenwander the streets of Old Town, and finally learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Gdansk journey planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Gdansk takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vilnius to Gdansk. July in Gdansk sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sopot Beach
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Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Krakow, Poland

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.
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, thentake an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, thendon't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Gdansk to Krakow by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Gdansk in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Krakow, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, thenmake a splash at Palatinus Strandfürdő, and then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Budapest

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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