25 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

25 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Train to Edinburgh, Fly to Tallinn
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
Fly to Helsinki, Train to St. Petersburg
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Train
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry to Stari Grad, Taxi to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 1 night
Ferry
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly

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Tallinn, Estonia

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 (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church and then wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, then make a trip to Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, and finally browse the exhibits of Kumu Art Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn vacation maker app.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Tallinn is an approximately 8-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of car, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Tallinn. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in May, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, steep yourself in history at Palace Square, and examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

1
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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

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 22nd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Warsaw takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Warsaw. In May, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Krakow, Poland

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.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, and wander the streets of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Krakow online sightseeing planner.

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

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Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Budapest vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Pearl of the Adriatic

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 30th (Sun), stop by Old Town and then get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, then step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and finally steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary builder site.

Fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in May, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Nature · Museums · Parks

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, wildlife, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn the secrets of beer at Korcula Explorer, contemplate the long history of Kula Morska Vrata, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic collection Barilo, and see the interesting displays at Korcula Town Museum.

To find ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town trip maker tool.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites · Wineries · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Hvar, Croatia

Croatian St. Tropez

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 4th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Spanish Fortress, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hvar trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and taxi from Korcula Town to Hvar takes 2.5 hours. In June in Hvar, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites

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Split, Croatia

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then identify plant and animal life at Marjan Park, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace and then don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Split trip itinerary planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Hvar to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Split to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in June, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums