15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

15 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Leeds, United Kingdom
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: Leeds, United Kingdom

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.
Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning app.

Leeds, UK to Prague is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Leeds, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
On the 4th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Latran houses, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, thenlet the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Adventure Tours
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Latran houses
Latran houses

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Step out of the city life by going to Vintgar Gorge and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bled Island and Mala Osojnica. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Lake Bohinj in Bohinjsko Jezero, approximately Bohinjsko Jezero away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and take some stellar pictures from Straza Bled.

Before you visit Bled, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Bled by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bled are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Lake Bohinj, Vintgar Gorge
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Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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 Heroes' Square. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

Drive from Bled to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

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 11th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and then get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, things will get slightly colder in Krakow: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

3
nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and Old Town. Popular historic sites such as Archikatedra Oliwska and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Westerplatte, make a trip to Dluga Street (ul. Dluga), learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej), and go for a walk through Motlawa River Embankment (Dlugie Pobrzeze).

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Gdansk tour itinerary site.

Getting from Krakow to Gdansk by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Krakow in August: highs in Gdansk hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Sopot Pier
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Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Archikatedra Oliwska ©
Archikatedra Oliwska
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

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