15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Curitiba, Brazil
Shuttle + Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
3
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
+4
Ferry + Foot + Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 15 min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Curitiba, Brazil

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, then contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik itinerary planning website.

Curitiba, Brazil to Dubrovnik is an approximately 22- hour combination of shuttle and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle, flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Dubrovnik. In October, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace
The Franciscan Church and Monastery ©
The Franciscan Church and Monastery

1
night
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, make a trip to Kula Svih Svetih, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Vela Przina Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Korcula Town online attractions planner.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Korcula Town can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Vela Przina Beach
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Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Bags by Kristina ©
Bags by Kristina
Kula Svih Svetih ©
Kula Svih Svetih

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Dubovica Beach and then kick back and relax at Mlini Beach. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Hvar Beach and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Hvar online travel route planner.

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Hvar Beach ©
Hvar Beach

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, then admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, then contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Hvar to Budapest takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, flight, and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hvar in October, with highs in Budapest at 19°C and lows at 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle and then take a stroll through Stare Miasto.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Krakow online holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Krakow in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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 21st (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and finally see the interesting displays at Russian Museum. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Palace Square and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg tour planning website.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to St. Petersburg takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Krakow to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Krakow in October: highs in St. Petersburg hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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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.
Visit Staromestske namesti and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Prague Castle and The Vrtba Garden. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Prague trip builder site.

Fly from St. Petersburg to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in October, expect Prague to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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