22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

22 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Cebu City, Philippines
Bus + Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
+3
Bus + Taxi + Fly + Train:  7 h 15 min
6
Moscow, Russia
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  19 h 30 min
End: Cebu City, Philippines

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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, don't miss a visit to Chasovnya Svyatoy Blazhennoy Ksenii Peterburgskoy, examine the collection at Historical and Memorial Museum Smolny, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg day trip planner.

Cebu City, Philippines to St. Petersburg is an approximately 20- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Cebu City in April, with highs in St. Petersburg at 9°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Prague online travel route planner.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague. Traveling from St. Petersburg in April, expect Prague to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Zoos & Aquariums
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim (about 1 hour away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, get your game on at Bubble Football & More by Bumper Ball Experiences, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Krakow road trip tool.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Krakow are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest road trip website.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Krakow to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dubrovnik: Ston (Church, St. Nicholas, Marlais Winery, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Dubrovnik takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Dubrovnik. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Moscow.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ston
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Basil's Cathedral. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Moscow Kremlin and then don't miss a visit to Red Square.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Moscow trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Dubrovnik to Moscow in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubrovnik to Moscow is 2 hours. In May, Moscow is slightly colder than Dubrovnik - with highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery

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