59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 1 day
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 3 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
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Chisinau, Moldova
— 3 nights
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
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Chernobyl, Ukraine
— Few hours
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Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
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Moscow, Russia
— 3 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 1 night
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
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Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then take in the exciting artwork at Camera Work, then shop like a local with Koenig Galerie, and finally explore the world behind art at Sammlung Hoffman.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Berlin is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Berlin. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Camera Work ©
Camera Work
Sammlung Hoffman ©
Sammlung Hoffman

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Artsen - Fine Arts Gallery. Visit Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, and contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Brno.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Brno, Czech Republic

Brno ©
A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
On the 23rd (Sun), steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle, see the interesting displays at Brno Technical Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa Tugendhat, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. James' Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of St. John, get great views at Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, admire the masterpieces at Diocesan Museum Brno, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Monastery and Vault, and finally don't miss a visit to Liberty Square.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brno trip planner.

Drive from Prague to Brno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Brno are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Spilberk Castle ©
Spilberk Castle
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
St. James' Church ©
St. James' Church

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and The Hofburg will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and Maria Am Gestade are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, explore the world behind art at Albertina, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip builder site.

You can drive from Brno to Vienna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 29th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, explore the world behind art at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Bratislava using our trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and finally view the masterpieces at Open Art Studio Gallery : urban sketcher center : Painter of Budapest. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, savor the flavors at Central Market Hall, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vaci Street, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally make a trip to Andrassy Avenue.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip builder site.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Galerija Hest and Ravnikar Gallery Space. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Jakopic Gallery and Ljubljana Castle. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Galerija Fotografija, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ljubljana Central Market.

To plan Ljubljana vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. May in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, shop like a local with Dolac Market, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, look for gifts at Kavalir Shop, then browse the exhibits of Image of War - War Photography Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Moderna Galerija. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Atelier Mestrovic, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally explore the galleries of Klovicevi Dvori Gallery.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb day trip planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a train. June in Zagreb sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Image of War - War Photography Museum ©
Image of War - War Photography Museum
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): wander the streets of Ferhadija Pedestrian Street, get a taste of the local shopping with NBgoldline, browse the fresh offerings at Pijaca Markale, see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bascarsija Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, take an in-depth tour of Galerija 11/07/95, then get a taste of the local shopping with Sevdah Art House, and finally browse the different shops at Sarajevo City Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo trip tool.

Getting from Zagreb to Sarajevo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Let the collections at FAB Living by Una and Art for All capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Oplenac and St. Sava Temple. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, visit Skadarlija, take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Belgrade trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Podgorica.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Oplenac
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Oplenac ©
Oplenac
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Ostrog Monastery and Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ will appeal to history buffs. Let the collections at Historical, Art, and Archaeology Museum at Vladin Dom and National Museum of Montenegro capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Podgorica side-trips: Cetinje (King Nicholas Museum & Cetinje Monastery). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Skadar, take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and pause for some serene contemplation at Dajbabe Monastery.

Plan my day in Podgorica using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Belgrade to Podgorica in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Cetinje, Ostrog Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Ostrog Monastery
Ostrog Monastery
Dajbabe Monastery ©
Dajbabe Monastery

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque, admire the striking features of Reja "The Cloud", pause for some photo ops at Independence Monument, then learn about all things military at BunkArt 2, then don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tirana trip planner.

You can drive from Podgorica to Tirana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Tirana sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Skopje.

Things to do in Tirana

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque
BunkArt 2 ©
BunkArt 2
Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania ©
Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania

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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Do your shopping at Old Bazaar, Skopje and Acanthus Gallery. Visit Mustafa Pasha Mosque and Memorial House of Mother Teresa for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Panteleimon, make a trip to Skopje Art Bridge, steep yourself in history at Kale, and get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Skopje planning app.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Skopje takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Skopje can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Church of St. Panteleimon ©
Church of St. Panteleimon
Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Mustafa Pasha Mosque

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Head to Vitosha Boulevard and Chilli Hillsfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rila Monastery and St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, examine the collection at National Museum of History, appreciate the history behind Saint Sofia Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Sofia driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Sofia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Skopje to Sofia. While traveling from Skopje, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sofia, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Urban Collectors and Rotenberg-Uzunov. Head to Muzeul Micul Paris and Guilty Pleasure by Roro Stirbufor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, see the interesting displays at Ceausescu Mansion, and admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest road trip planning website.

Getting from Sofia to Bucharest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Bucharest are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Shopping · Tours
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman)
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Museum of History of the Jewish Community ©
Museum of History of the Jewish Community

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Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): do a tasting at Cricova Winery, stop by Bucuria, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, then steep yourself in history at Stephen the Great Monument, and finally walk around Stefan cel Mare Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Piata Centrala, get a taste of the local shopping with Andrei Mudrea - Modern Art, then stroll around Dendrarium Park, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, and finally make a trip to Victory Memorial and Eternal Flame.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chisinau attractions planning tool.

Getting from Bucharest to Chisinau by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Chisinau

Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Cricova Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dendrarium Park ©
Dendrarium Park
Stephen the Great Monument ©
Stephen the Great Monument

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Andrew's Church and Pirogovo Open-Air Museum. Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra and St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral, learn about all things military at National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War, make a trip to Andriyivski Uzviz, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) trip builder site.

You can fly from Chisinau to Kyiv (Kiev) in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Pirogovo Open-Air Museum ©
Pirogovo Open-Air Museum
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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Chernobyl, Ukraine

Chernobyl
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chernobyl trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In June, daytime highs in Chernobyl are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Gallery Dom Kartin and Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War. Head to Expobel Shopping Center and Zamok Mallfor plenty of shopping. Explore Minsk's surroundings by going to Mir (Holy Trinity Church, Mir Castle, &more). The adventure continues: deepen your understanding at Khatyn Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, pick up some local products at Minskiy Komarovskiy Market, and get engrossed in the history at Museum Strana Mini.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Minsk holiday maker site.

Explore your travel options from Chernobyl to Minsk with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Mir, Khatyn Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Khatyn Memorial ©
Khatyn Memorial
Mir Castle ©
Mir Castle

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Yeliseyevskiy or GUM. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Square and State Tretyakov Gallery. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Moscow Kremlin, make a trip to Lenin's Mausoleum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Moscow day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Minsk to Moscow takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Palace Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kazan Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Nevsky Prospekt and then examine the collection at Faberge Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip app.

You can take a train from Moscow to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Helsinki.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Palace Square
Palace Square

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Helsinki tour itinerary app.

Take a train from St. Petersburg to Helsinki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Helsinki can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Okra ©
Okra

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tallinn online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Helsinki to Tallinn in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Town Hall Pharmacy ©
Town Hall Pharmacy
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Riga trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Tallinn to Riga by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Riga are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
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St. Peter's Church

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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.
On the 11th (Sun), examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Trakai Island Castle Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Vilnius trip tool.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

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

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Warsaw tour planner.

Getting from Vilnius to Warsaw by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Warsaw is minus 1 hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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Nowy Swiat ©
Nowy Swiat
Old Town ©
Old Town

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