31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

31 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
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Kaliningrad, Russia
— 1 night
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Gdansk, Poland
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The State Hermitage Museum and Grand Maket Russia. Get a sense of the local culture at Faberge Museum and Peter and Paul Fortress. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Kazan Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Palace Square, don't miss a visit to Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip planner.

Bhubaneswar, India to St. Petersburg is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Bhubaneswar to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Bhubaneswar in March, expect St. Petersburg to be much colder, temps between 2°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
Faberge Museum ©
Faberge Museum

3
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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.
Visit Toompea Hill and Kumu Art Museum for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour and Kiek in de Kok and Bastion Passages Museum. The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on Traveller Tours, take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Olaf’s Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Tallinn vacation planning app.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Tallinn by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. March in Tallinn sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
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Traveller Tours ©
Traveller Tours
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour ©
Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): visit Vilnius Old Town, admire the landmark architecture of Vilnius Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gate of Dawn.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vilnius trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Vilnius takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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St. Anne's Church ©
St. Anne's Church
Vilnius Old Town ©
Vilnius Old Town
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower

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Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): make a trip to Kurshskaya Kosa.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kaliningrad trip planner.

You can drive from Vilnius to Kaliningrad in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Nature · Wildlife
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Żywe Muzeum Piernika and Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Town and Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej). Explore Gdansk's surroundings by going to Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie" (in Katy Rybackie), Torun (Kepa Bazarowa & Town Square - Old Town) and Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski (in Gdynia). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, take in panoramic vistas at Sopot Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Sopot Beach, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gdansk road trip planner.

Drive from Kaliningrad to Gdansk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Gdansk are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torun, Sopot, Rezerwat "Katy Rybackie", Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski
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Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and finally examine the collection at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

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Krakow, Poland

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Rynek (Old Square) Underground. Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Hradcany and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lobkowicz Palace and Powder Tower. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, take a stroll through Lesser Town, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Prague online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Hradcany ©
Hradcany
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Liberty Statue. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Heroes' Square are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: stop by Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip tool.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, then engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, and finally wander the streets of Skadarlija. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, make a trip to Knez Mihailova, then contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Belgrade holiday planning website.

You can fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

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