21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
4
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
8
Rovinj, Croatia
— 3 nights

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour and St. Olaf’s Church. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Toompea Hill and Peapiiskopi Kirik. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, get great views at Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, steep yourself in history at Town Hall Pharmacy, and wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Tallinn vacation app.

Houston, USA to Tallinn is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Houston in June, with highs in Tallinn at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour ©
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Museum-lovers will appreciate The State Hermitage Museum and Tretyakov's Gallery. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress, view the masterpieces at Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden, see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, and wander the streets of Nevsky Prospekt.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read St. Petersburg trip app.

Getting from Tallinn to St. Petersburg by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. June in St. Petersburg sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Palace Square
Palace Square
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress

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.
Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St Barbara's Church and Lesser Town. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Kunstkomora, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel sv. Mikuláše.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Prague trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Prague by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

St Barbara's Church
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, thensteep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe, and finally steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Krakow.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Museums Historic Sites
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

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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.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Dystans Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Wieliczka Salt Mine and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, stroll the grounds of New Jewish Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Krakow by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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.
Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Koller Gallery. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, make a trip to Vaci Street, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
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 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, thentake a stroll through Knez Mihailova, thencontemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Belgrade trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Belgrade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Belgrade are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Belgrade

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 9th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj, contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Apoteka. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, sample the fine beverages at Aura Distillery, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rovinj tour itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Rovinj takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. In July in Rovinj, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Porec, Amphitheatre de Pula, Apoteka, OPG Vosten, Lungo Mare
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Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Old Town ©
Old Town
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula

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