17 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

17 days in Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City, United States
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
2
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: New York City, United States

4
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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To find out how to plan a trip to Prague, use our trip itinerary maker.

New York City, USA to Prague is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Prague. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Prague hover around 56°F and lows are around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Prague

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

3
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Korcula Town is known for historic sites, nightlife, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Korcula Town Walls, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mark's Cathedral, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kula Svih Svetih.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town trip itinerary website.

Explore your travel options from Prague to Korcula Town with the Route module. In October, Korcula Town is a bit warmer than Prague - with highs of 72°F and lows of 59°F. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lumbarda, Korcula Old City
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Badija ©
Badija
Korcula Town Walls ©
Korcula Town Walls
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see photos and tourist information, read Budapest attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Korcula Town to Budapest. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Korcula Town in October: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 61°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Krakow to Oswiecim to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and learn about all things military at Home Army Museum (Muzeum Armii Krajowej).

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Krakow travel route tool.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 40°F. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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