17 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

17 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kazan Cathedral and The State Hermitage Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Palace Square and Faberge Museum. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg road trip planning tool.

Honolulu, USA to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Honolulu to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in April, things will get much colder in St. Petersburg: highs are around 47°F and lows about 33°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
Palace Square
Palace Square

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, then steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, then shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, and then make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica.

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You can fly from St. Petersburg to Krakow in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from St. Petersburg in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 57°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Krakow

Side Trip

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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore hidden gems such as Marjan Park and Old Split. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bacvice Beach. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and see the interesting displays at Froggyland.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Split road trip app.

Getting from Krakow to Split by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Krakow in April, with highs in Split at 66°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Split

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 10:
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Old Split ©
Old Split

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Belgrade trip builder.

You can fly from Split to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in April, expect little chillier with lows of 45°F in Belgrade. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 11:
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Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

2
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.
On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, pause for some serene contemplation at University Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

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Getting from Belgrade to Budapest by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Belgrade in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
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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 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then steep yourself in history at Latran houses, and finally steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov planner.

Getting from Budapest to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In April in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Latran houses
Latran houses

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Hradcany, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then stop by Lesser Town, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Prague road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Hradcany ©
Hradcany

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