10 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

10 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Eastern Europe tour planner

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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Kids will appreciate attractions like Wawel Cathedral and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

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Chennai, India to Krakow is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Krakow is minus 4.5 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Chennai in March: high temperatures in Krakow hover around 9°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can fly to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then let little ones run wild at Kampa Park, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get great views at Petřín.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Prague online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest holiday planner.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Spas
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