21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5​h 15​min
6
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Train:  4​h 15​min
7
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Singapore, Singapore

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Budapest is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Singapore to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in December, things will get much colder in Budapest: highs are around 5°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
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 Staromestske namesti, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Prague trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
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.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, browse the exhibits of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Krakow travel route planner.

Getting from Prague to Krakow by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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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.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, parks, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Tallinn trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Tallinn takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

3
nights
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.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, examine the collection at The Anna Akhmatova Museum, and head off the coast to Yelagin Island.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a St. Petersburg trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg. In December, daytime highs in St. Petersburg are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moscow.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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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

2
nights
Moscow, Russia

Moscow ©
Russia's political, economic, and cultural center, Moscow remains the most populous inland city in the world, famed for its colorful history and rich architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Lenin's Mausoleum, then don't miss a visit to Red Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Basil's Cathedral, and finally explore the world behind art at State Tretyakov Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Moscow online journey builder .

You can take a train from St. Petersburg to Moscow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in December, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Moscow

Historic Sites Museums
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Red Square ©
Red Square
State Tretyakov Gallery ©
State Tretyakov Gallery
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

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