19 days in Eastern Europe & Central Europe Itinerary

19 days in Eastern Europe & Central Europe Itinerary

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Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple.

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Manila, Philippines to Belgrade is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Philippine Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Manila in March; daily highs in Belgrade reach 15°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Shopping
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Knez Mihailova ©
Knez Mihailova

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, indulge your taste buds at Central Market Hall, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Budapest itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Belgrade to Budapest by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Budapest, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Belvedere Palace and Albertina. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peterskirche and Stephansplatz. Step out of Vienna to go to Melk and see Melk Abbey, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Dorotheum, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Kaiblinger.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna online attractions planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

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 17th (Tue): view the masterpieces at House of the Dyed Cloth, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe, and finally step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Former Fink Cafe ©
Former Fink Cafe

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally view the masterpieces at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art.

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Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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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 20th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and finally steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Krakow online journey planner.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

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.
Shop till you drop at Nevsky Prospekt and MARS Center. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kazan Cathedral and Saint Isaac's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Peter and Paul Fortress, see the interesting displays at The Church Building Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with Photogallery Rachmaninov Garden.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg travel route planning site.

Getting from Krakow to St. Petersburg by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Krakow to St. Petersburg. Traveling from Krakow in March, things will get slightly colder in St. Petersburg: highs are around 2°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Kazan Cathedral ©
Kazan Cathedral
Faberge Museum ©
Faberge Museum

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