18 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

18 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
2
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Split, Croatia
— 1 day
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
6
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St Barbara's Church and Lobkowicz Palace. Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, look for gifts at Prague Thrift Store, stop by Lesser Town, and savor the flavors at Prague for Two.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary website.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Prague is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Riyadh in August: high temperatures in Prague hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

St Barbara's Church
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, visit Stare Miasto, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Wawel Royal Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, thenhunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Budapest.

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

3
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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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Nemzeti Botanikus Kert. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, and pick up some local products at Central Market Hall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 12th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, thenstroll around Marjan Park, thencontemplate the long history of Old Split, and finally look for gifts at Break Time Outlet Store & Atelier.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Split road trip planner.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Budapest to Split in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Split to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Old Split ©
Old Split
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Pakleni Otoci and Dubovica Beach. Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and The Church of St Stephen are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mlini Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Monastery, do a tasting at Tomic Winery, and stop by Delicia Shop Hvar.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar online travel planner.

Getting from Split to Hvar by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and taxi. August in Hvar sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tomic Winery, The Church of St Stephen, Dubovica Beach
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Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 16th (Fri), kick back and relax at Pupnatska Luca Beach, thencontemplate the long history of Korcula Town Walls, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Korcula Old City. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see what you can catch with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Vela Przina Beach, thendo a tasting at Lovric Winery, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Korcula Town road trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Korcula Town are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City
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Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): wander the streets of Old Town and then head off the coast to Lokrum Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, thentake a stroll through Cavtat Old Town, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik route planner.

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

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