18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
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Chernobyl, Ukraine
— 1 night
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Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
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Brest, Belarus
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mezhyhirya Residence Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicolas Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sophia's Cathedral. On the next day, examine the collection at Ethnographical complex Ukrainian Village, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kyiv (Kiev) online tour planner.

Omaha, USA to Kyiv (Kiev) is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 8 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Omaha in September: high temperatures in Kyiv (Kiev) hover around 69°F and lows are around 51°F. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Side Trips

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St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery

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Chernobyl, Ukraine

Chernobyl
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chernobyl travel route planner.

You can drive from Kyiv (Kiev) to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. In September in Chernobyl, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, see the interesting displays at Museum of Carriages, see the interesting displays at Belarusian Folk Museum of Architecture and Rural Life, then learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of All Saints. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Trinity Hill, examine the collection at Iron Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Loshitskiy Park, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter and St. Paul's Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Minsk trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chernobyl to Minsk. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chernobyl to Minsk. When traveling from Chernobyl in October, plan for little chillier days in Minsk, with highs around 49°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Brest.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks
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Loshitskiy Park ©
Loshitskiy Park
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

1
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Brest, Belarus

Brest ©
A sharp contrast to the capital of Minsk, Brest is a city filled with fortress ruins, old culture, and medieval history.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): learn about all things military at Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress, then take an in-depth tour of Historical and Memorial Museum Nemtsevichi Estate, and then see the interesting displays at War Museum - Territory of the World.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Brest day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Minsk to Brest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in October, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Warsaw.

Things to do in Brest

Museums
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Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress ©
Memorial Complex Brest Hero-Fortress

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, then take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Swietego Krzyza) and then step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw travel route planner.

Drive from Brest to Warsaw in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In October in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

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Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich ©
POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

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.
You've now added Auschwitz & Salt Mine Tours to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at HistoryLand, and finally get where you need to go with Auschwitz & Salt Mine Tours.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip builder.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October in Krakow, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Transportation · Tours · Museums
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Planty Park ©
Planty Park
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at MedvEdarium and then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague tour itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 11th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Rhinluch and then take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule).

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You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens

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