21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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21 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Moscow, Russia
Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Bialystok, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Wroclaw, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Gdansk, Poland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Kaliningrad, Russia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Naroch, Belarus
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Moscow, Russia

2
nights
Bialystok, Poland

Bialystok ©
On your second day here, get your game on at Fabryka Misia.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bialystok attractions planner .

Moscow, Russia to Bialystok is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Moscow in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bialystok, with lows of -1°C. You will leave for Warsaw on the 23rd (Mon).

Things to do in Bialystok

Fun & Games
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Fabryka Misia ©
Fabryka Misia

1
night
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Copernicus Science Centre as well as Old Town. On the 23rd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

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You can take a train from Bialystok to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bialystok to Warsaw is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Bialystok in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
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Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Old Town ©
Old Town
Krakowskie Przedmiescie ©
Krakowskie Przedmiescie

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.
Explore hidden gems such as HistoryLand and Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow. Get some historical perspective at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Royal Castle. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, take a stroll through Stare Miasto, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

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You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

1
night
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw day trip tool .

Getting from Krakow to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy)
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Magnolia Park ©
Magnolia Park

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) and Gdańsk Town Hall are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stutthof Concentration Camp and Stilo Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Water Tower of Frombork in Frombork (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Dlugi Targ Square and browse the different shops at Forum Gdansk.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Gdansk planner .

Traveling by flight from Wroclaw to Gdansk takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wroclaw in December: highs in Gdansk hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Kaliningrad.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stilo Lighthouse, Water Tower of Frombork, Stutthof Concentration Camp
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Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) ©
Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka)
Stutthof Concentration Camp ©
Stutthof Concentration Camp
Gdańsk Town Hall ©
Gdańsk Town Hall

2
nights
Kaliningrad, Russia

Kaliningrad ©
A city of science and philosophy, cosmopolitan Kaliningrad once served as a cultural hub of Germany, Poland, and Lithuania.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Kurshskaya Kosa and then browse the exhibits of Museum of Skulls and Skeletons. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Alexander Nevskiy Cathedral and then contemplate the long history of Fort XI Donhoff.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kaliningrad road trip planning app .

Getting from Gdansk to Kaliningrad by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January in Kaliningrad, expect temperatures between 0°C during the day and -5°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Kaliningrad

Wildlife Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Museum of Skulls and Skeletons
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Kurshskaya Kosa ©
Kurshskaya Kosa
Fort XI Donhoff ©
Fort XI Donhoff
Museum of Skulls and Skeletons ©
Museum of Skulls and Skeletons

1
night
Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St John's church and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas.

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You can drive from Kaliningrad to Vilnius in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In January, Vilnius is a bit cooler than Kaliningrad - with highs of -3°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Naroch.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites
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St John's church ©
St John's church

2
nights
Naroch, Belarus

Naroch
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of National Park Narochansky.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Naroch trip planner .

Getting from Vilnius to Naroch by car takes about 2 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Naroch can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -9°C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Naroch

Parks Nature
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