16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly + train:  16​h 15​min
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
train + Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
4
Rovinj, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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 16th (Mon): examine the collection at Grand Maket Russia Interactive Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Nevsky Prospekt. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), then steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and then see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect St. Petersburg to be colder, temps between 19°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Peter and Paul Fortress ©
Peter and Paul Fortress
Faberge Museum ©
Faberge Museum
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral

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nights
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.
Head to Koopa Galerii and Kullo Children's Galleryfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Town Wall and Oleviste Church. There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Asuur Keraamika Ceramics, make a trip to Toompea Hill, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and get a taste of the local shopping with Draakoni Gallery.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tallinn online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. September in Tallinn sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Tallinn

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St. Olaf’s Church ©
St. Olaf’s Church
Tallinn Town Wall ©
Tallinn Town Wall
Kullo Children's Gallery ©
Kullo Children's Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Schwarzenberska Hrobka, look for gifts at Masaryk Square, then explore the engaging exhibits at Stepanek Netolicky House, then step into the grandiose world of The State Chateau of Hluboká, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Alsova jihoceska galerie. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Latran houses, pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, then steep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe, then get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Siroka Ulice Cesky Krumlov.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight, train, and bus from Tallinn to Cesky Krumlov in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tallinn to Cesky Krumlov, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tallinn in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Cesky Krumlov, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

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Side Trips

Hluboka nad Vltavou, Trebon, Schwarzenberska Hrobka, Black Tower
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The State Chateau of Hluboká ©
The State Chateau of Hluboká
Black Tower ©
Black Tower
Latran houses
Latran houses

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night
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take a stroll through STARI GRAD, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and then contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, stop by Ribica Atelier, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, then get to know the fascinating history of Main Street, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Euphrasius Basilica.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rovinj tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Rovinj takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, flight, and shuttle; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cesky Krumlov in September; daily highs in Rovinj reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Porec, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Main Street ©
Main Street
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj
Euphrasius Basilica ©
Euphrasius Basilica

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, steep yourself in history at Trogir Historic Site, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The St. Lawrence Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Riva Harbor, steep yourself in history at Old Split, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jaman Art.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Split trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Rovinj to Split takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In September, daytime highs in Split are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trogir
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Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir

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nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Explore hidden gems such as Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni and St. Nikola Church. Popular historic sites such as R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela and Church of Blazena Ozana are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Kotor to Perast to see Fort sv Andrija about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Namfleg Workshop, don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Kotor, appreciate the extensive heritage of City Walls, and look for gifts at Efesya Souvenir.

Make your Kotor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Split to Kotor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September in Kotor, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Perast, Castle Of San Giovanni
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Castle Of San Giovanni ©
Castle Of San Giovanni
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
City Walls ©
City Walls

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