15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Curitiba, Brazil
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
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

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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.
On the 13th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Franciscan Monastery, then take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Walls of Dubrovnik.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik journey planner .

Curitiba, Brazil to Dubrovnik is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Curitiba to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums
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Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 14th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Bags by Kristina, then get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Vela Przina Beach.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Korcula Town trip 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hvar.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

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

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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.
On the 15th (Tue), kick back and relax at Dubovica and then stroll through Mlini Beach. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Hvar Beach, admire the striking features of Franciscan Monastery, and then take a stroll through Milna.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Hvar day trip planner.

You can drive from Korcula Town to Hvar in 5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mlini Beach ©
Mlini Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest tour 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. Traveling from Hvar in October, things will get little chillier in Budapest: highs are around 19°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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): don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle and then wander the streets of Stare Miasto.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow road trip planning app .

Fly from Budapest to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Cathedral, examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Savior on the Spilled Blood, and finally examine the collection at Russian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad) and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip builder .

You can fly from Krakow to St. Petersburg in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Krakow to St. Petersburg. When traveling from Krakow in October, plan for slightly colder days in St. Petersburg, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jewish Museum in Prague and Czech Repubrick. Prague Astronomical Clock and Stary zidovsky Hrbitov will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, steep yourself in history at Prasna brana, identify plant and animal life at Devil's Channel, and take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Prague attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague is minus 2 hours. Traveling from St. Petersburg in October, things will get a bit warmer in Prague: highs are around 15°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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