15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Fly:  19 h 15 min
1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Buenos Aires, Argentina

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and St. Mary's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, browse the exhibits of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, and examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow journey builder website.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Krakow is an approximately 19- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Buenos Aires in March, things will get much colder in Krakow: highs are around 9°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Vilnius.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

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

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Fri), see the interesting displays at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), wander the streets of Vilnius Old Town, get engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius sightseeing planner.

Fly from Krakow to Vilnius in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Vilnius due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in March, expect nights in Vilnius to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Vilnius

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg online tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Vilnius in March, things will get little chillier in St. Petersburg: highs are around 2°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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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
Palace Square
Palace Square

2
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.
On the 9th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, then take a stroll through Lesser Town, and finally take a stroll through Hradcany.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Prague trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 March, expect Prague to be a bit warmer, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle, then contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Former Fink Cafe ©
Former Fink Cafe

2
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.
On the 12th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some serene contemplation at University Church, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, then steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Budapest by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In March, daytime highs in Budapest are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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nights
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 14th (Sat): take a stroll through Skadarlija, then contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Belgrade road trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Belgrade by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

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