8 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

8 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 day
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 1 night
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia

— 1 day
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 16th (Sun): wander the streets of Skadarlija, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then get a taste of the local shopping with Knez Mihailova, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Belgrade route builder.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Belgrade is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Belgrade. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in January, with highs in Belgrade at 5°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
On the 17th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St. Ignatius, then contemplate the long history of Brick Gate, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snows, then see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, and finally make a trip to Staroměstská mostecká věž.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Prague online attractions planner.

You can fly from Belgrade to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Belgrade in January, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can fly to Tallinn.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 1 night
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 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), contemplate the long history of Peter the Great House Museum, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Photography, and finally have fun and explore at Marzipana Gallery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Tallinn takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Prague in January, things will get a bit cooler in Tallinn: highs are around -2°C and lows about -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Vilnius.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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Vilnius, Lithuania

— 3 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Popular historic sites such as Kaunas Christ's Resurrection Basilica and Ponary cmentarz are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania and Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy. When in Vilnius, make a side trip to see Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Kaunas, approximately Kaunas away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Toy museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church (Sv. Mykolo Baznycia), and admire the masterpieces at Amber Museum-Gallery.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip tool.

Fly from Tallinn to Vilnius in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Vilnius, expect temperatures between -3°C during the day and -9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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