31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Tokyo, Japan
Fly:  13 h
1
Moscow, Russia
— 1 day
Train:  4 h 15 min
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
9
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
End: Budapest, Hungary

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): make a trip to Lenin's Mausoleum, then admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Red Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Moscow attractions planning website.

Tokyo, Japan to Moscow is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Tokyo to Moscow, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tokyo in October, with highs in Moscow at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, stroll through Lebyazhiy Canal, head off the coast to Yelagin Island, and examine the collection at Russian Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

3
nights
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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, admire the masterpieces at Kadriorg Palace, and make a trip to Viru Square.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Tallinn trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tallinn by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn. In November in Tallinn, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get your game on at Room Escape Warszawa, step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, make a trip to Fragment of Ghetto Wall, then make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then contemplate the long history of Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to Warsaw. In November, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

4
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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Krakow tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, see the interesting displays at Powder Tower, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Prague tour itinerary builder site.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Split in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Prague in November, things will get a bit warmer in Split: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

3
nights
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.
Hvar is known for adventure, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Spanjola, get outside with Spiaggia di Zarace, head off the coast to Jerolim, and make a trip to The Harbour of Hvar.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hvar route planning app.

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Zarace Village
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di Zarace ©
Spiaggia di Zarace
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Korcula Town: Orebic (Natura Antunovic & Monastery of Our Lady of Andela). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, make a trip to Velika Knezeva Kula, and head outdoors with Freestyle.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Hvar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Orebic, Korcula Island
Highlights from your plan
Revelin Tower ©
Revelin Tower
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

3
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.
Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Seaside Promenade in Cavtat--about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, get advice or help at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, wander the streets of Old Town, and identify plant and animal life at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In November, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat Seaside Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and steep yourself in history at Matthias Church.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dubrovnik in November; daily highs in Budapest reach 11°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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