18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Moscow, Russia
— 2 nights
2
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
3
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
5
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
6
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
7
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights

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.
On the 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Tserkov' Uspeniya Presvyatoy Bogoroditsy V Novodevich'yem Monastyre, steep yourself in history at Lenin's Mausoleum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Luxpodarki.ru, see the interesting displays at Tsaritsyno Museum-Reserve, thencontemplate the long history of Kolomenskoye Historical and Architectural Museum and Reserve, and finally admire the masterpieces at State Tretyakov Gallery. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Kremlin Walls and Towers, explore the wide array of goods at GUM, browse the exhibits of Moscow Kremlin, thenbrush up on your military savvy at Armoury Chamber, thenexamine the collection at Diamond Fund (Almazny Fond), and finally admire the masterpieces at Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Moscow trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Moscow is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Dubai to Moscow, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Moscow is much colder than Dubai - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Moscow

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Red Square ©
Red Square
Moscow Kremlin
Moscow Kremlin
Saint Basil's Cathedral ©
Saint Basil's Cathedral

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, thenexplore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Catherine Palace and Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Faberge Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peter and Paul Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Fortress, don't miss a visit to Palace Square, thenexamine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Kazan Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Moscow to St. Petersburg by train takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

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Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral

2
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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 12th (Mon), go for a walk through Circle Bridge, take a stroll through Christiania, thenget to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, thenstep into the grandiose world of Kastellet, and finally explore the historical opulence of Christiansborg Slot. On the next day, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, look for gifts at National Gallery of Denmark, thentake an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, thensteep yourself in history at Our Saviour's Church, and finally take a stroll through Stroeget.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip itinerary app.

You can fly from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Stroeget ©
Stroeget

2
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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 14th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, don't miss a visit to Rynek Starego Miasta, take a stroll through Memorial at Mila 18, brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, thentake an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, thenget engrossed in the history at The National Museum in Warsaw, thenindulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally take a stroll through Nowy Swiat.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Warsaw trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum ©
Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum

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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.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Zamek Królewski will appeal to museum buffs. Head to Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) and Ulica Florianskafor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, wander the streets of Stare Miasto, stop by Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip app.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. August in Krakow sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zamek Królewski, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Appreciate the collections at Galerija Naivne Umetnosti and Viminacium Archaeological Park. Visit Kalemegdan and Saint Petka's Chapel for their historical value. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, learn about all things military at Military Museum, get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, and look for gifts at LEILA Records.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Belgrade takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Krakow in August, with highs in Belgrade at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Galerija Naivne Umetnosti, Viminacium Archaeological Park
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Nikola Tesla Museum ©
Nikola Tesla Museum
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Stavropoleos Monastery, admire the masterpieces at The National Museum of Art of Romania, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, thenexplore the world behind art at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman), and finally admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti". Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): stop by Lipscani, examine the collection at Tiriac Collection, see the interesting displays at Ceausescu Mansion, stroll around Herăstrău Park, thenshop like a local with Rotenberg-Uzunov, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at AFI Cotroceni.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest road trip planning website.

Getting from Belgrade to Bucharest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tiriac Collection
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman)
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Museum of History of the Jewish Community ©

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