19 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

19 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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19 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 day
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
4
Fagaras, Romania
— 1 night
5
Sighisoara, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
7
Alba Iulia, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Turda, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
10
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 1 night
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Rio de Janeiro, 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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town and then delve into the distant past at Walls of Dubrovnik. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, gear up at Dubrovnik Boat Rentals, and then step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik day trip planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Dubrovnik is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Rio de Janeiro, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dubrovnik, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

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Dubrovnik Boat Rentals ©
Dubrovnik Boat Rentals
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Parliament, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos).

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Bucharest takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Bucharest. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, Bucharest is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Brasov.

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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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Brasov, Romania

Brasov
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 18th (Thu), get your game on at Quad Team Building.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Brasov itinerary planning site .

You can take a train from Bucharest to Brasov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Fagaras.

Things to do in Brasov

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Quad Team Building
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Fagaras, Romania

Fagaras
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Fagaras trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a bus from Brasov to Fagaras in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Fagaras, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll set off for Sighisoara on the 19th (Fri).

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Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sighisoara tour itinerary builder website .

Getting from Fagaras to Sighisoara by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Sighisoara can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Sibiu on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Sighisoara

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
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Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sibiu trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Sighisoara to Sibiu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 16°C at night. You'll set off for Alba Iulia on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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Alba Iulia, Romania

Alba Iulia ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Alba Iulia trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sibiu to Alba Iulia by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Alba Iulia can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Turda.

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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

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Turda, Romania

Turda
Turda is a city and Municipality in Cluj County, Romania, situated on the Arieş River.HistoryAncient timesThere is evidence of human settlement in the area dating to the Middle Paleolithic, some 60,000 years ago. For maps and more tourist information, go to the Turda trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Alba Iulia to Turda by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. July in Turda sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off toBudapest.

Things to do in Turda

Tours Parks Museums
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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Parliament, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Budapest online driving holiday planner .

Explore your travel options from Turda to Budapest with the Route module. Traveling from Turda to Budapest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Parliament ©
Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad) and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Russian Museum, then steep yourself in history at Peter and Paul Cathedral Петропавловский собор, then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to St. Petersburg takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Budapest in July, expect nights in St. Petersburg to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to 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 ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, don't miss a visit to Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from St. Petersburg in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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