31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
6
Bol, Croatia
— 4 nights
7
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
8
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights

4
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.
The State Hermitage Museum and Russian Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Sovereign's Fun. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Church Building Museum, browse the exhibits of Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at The Marly Palace.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg online road trip planner.

Toronto, Canada to St. Petersburg is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to St. Petersburg is 8 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in St. Petersburg reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

4
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Ulica Florianska. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Wawel Royal Castle are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, visit Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Krakow in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in July: highs in Krakow hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get some historical perspective at Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Hungarian National Museum, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and make a trip to Andrassy Avenue.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip planning website.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get lost in a book at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then browse the exhibits of Art by Stjepko, and then wander the streets of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at War Photo Limited, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dance Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Budapest to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Budapest in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited

4
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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bags by Kristina and Bire winery. Take a break from the city and head to Vela Przina Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Pupnatska Luca Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Kula Morska Vrata, and browse the exhibits of Vapor gallery.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Korcula Town road trip site.

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Ethnographic collection Barilo
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
Freestyle ©
Freestyle

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jaksic Gallery and Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac. Get outdoors at Murvica Beach and Paklina Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bol: Sumartin Beach (in Sumartin), Skrip (Museum of Brac, The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip, &more) and Senjkovic Winery (in Nerezisca). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden horn from above, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Crkva Sveti Rok, Sutivan.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bol trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Bol in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sutivan, Skrip, Nerezisca, Sumartin Beach, Murvica Beach
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Jaksic Gallery ©
Jaksic Gallery
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Museum uja ©
Museum uja

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 24th (Fri), examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Split trip builder.

Getting from Bol to Split by ferry takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can catch the ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Museums
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Museum of Senses Split ©
Museum of Senses Split

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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.
Visiting Mlini Beach and Hvar Beach will get you outdoors. We've included these beaches for you: Mekicevica Beach and Dubovica Beach. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Forko souvenir shop, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, kick back and relax at Sveta Nedilja, and step off the mainland to explore Jerolim.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Hvar trip itinerary builder website.

Ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Sveta Nedilja, Dubovica Beach
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Hvar Beach ©
Hvar Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, see the sky in a new way at The Štefánik Observatory, get engrossed in the history at Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia - National Gallery Prague, and get lost in a book at Strahov Monastery.

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

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Prague in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Hvar in July, expect Prague to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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