15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  18 h
1
Iasi, Romania
— Few hours
+3
Fly + Shuttle + Subway + Train:  5 h
2
Constanta, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Varna, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
7
Chisinau, Moldova
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
8
Bender, Moldova
— 1 night
Bus:  15 min
9
Tiraspol, Moldova
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Odessa, Ukraine
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
11
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
12
Chernobyl, Ukraine
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
13
Mazyr, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
14
Lida, Belarus
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
15
Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  19 h
End: Los Angeles, United States

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Iasi, Romania

Iasi ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Church in Iasi.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Iasi trip itinerary maker website.

Los Angeles, USA to Iasi is an approximately 23.5- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Iasi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in Iasi reach 64°F and lows reach 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Constanta.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites
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Armenian Church in Iasi ©
Armenian Church in Iasi

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Constanta, Romania

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
On the 3rd (Fri), enjoy some diversion at Zip Escort and then explore the striking landscape at Dobrogea Gorges Reserve.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Constanta tour itinerary planning tool.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Iasi to Constanta in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Iasi in April, expect nights in Constanta to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are slightly colder, around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Varna.

Things to do in Constanta

Wildlife Nature Parks
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Zip Escort ©
Zip Escort

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Varna, Bulgaria

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
On the 4th (Sat), view the masterpieces at INHOM Art Glass Gallery, learn about winemaking at Prisoe Winery, examine the collection at Museum of National Revival, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church St. Nicholas the Thaumaturge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Assumption of Holy Virgin Church, and finally shop like a local with Tina Art Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Varna holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Constanta to Varna takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Constanta, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Varna, ranging from highs of 61°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Varna

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Museum of National Revival ©
Museum of National Revival
Tina Art Gallery ©
Tina Art Gallery
Prisoe Winery ©
Prisoe Winery

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Vitosha Mountain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sofia travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Varna to Sofia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sofia are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Sofia

Winter Sports Outdoors Nature
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Room Escape Games
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv ©
Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get your game on at Karting Track Lauta, delve into the distant past at Plovdiv Roman Theatre, then get your game on at Old Plovdiv Retro Photo, then pause for some serene contemplation at "St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Level Up.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Plovdiv attractions website.

Traveling by car from Sofia to Plovdiv takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Plovdiv can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Bucharest.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Old Plovdiv Retro Photo ©
Old Plovdiv Retro Photo
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
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"St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church

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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 7th (Tue): walk around Herăstrău Park, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

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You can drive from Plovdiv to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Chisinau.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Historic Sites
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Muzeul National al Satului
Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

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Chisinau, Moldova

Chisinau ©
Chișinău Etymology and namesThe origin of the city's name is unclear, but in one version, the name comes from the archaic Romanian word chișla (meaning "spring", "source of water") and nouă ("new"), because it was built around a small spring, at the corner of Pușkin and Albișoara streets.The other version, formulated by Ștefan Ciobanu, Romanian historian and academician, holds that the name was formed the same way as the name of Chișineu (alternative spelling: Chișinău) in Western Romania, near the border with Hungary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ethnography and Natural History, steep yourself in history at Stephen the Great Monument, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Metropolitan Cathedral “Nativity of the Lord”, then admire the landmark architecture of Triumphal Arch, and finally stroll around Stefan cel Mare Park.

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You can fly from Bucharest to Chisinau in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bender.

Things to do in Chisinau

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Stephen the Great Monument ©
Stephen the Great Monument

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Bender, Moldova

Bender ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Tighina Military Cemetery, then steep yourself in history at Bendery Fortress, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Joachim and Anna, and finally appreciate the history behind The Memorial of Military Glory.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Bender trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Chisinau to Bender takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Bender sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Tiraspol.

Things to do in Bender

Historic Sites
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Bendery Fortress ©
Bendery Fortress
Tighina Military Cemetery ©
Tighina Military Cemetery

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Tiraspol, Moldova

Tiraspol
Tiraspol is internationally recognised as the second largest city in Moldova, but is effectively the capital and administrative centre of the unrecognised Pridnestrovian Moldavian Republic (Transnistria). Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): witness the site of a historic battle at Chitcani Bridgehead.

Plan trip to Tiraspol with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Tiraspol is very close to Bender. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Odessa.

Things to do in Tiraspol

Historic Sites
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Odessa, Ukraine

Odessa ©
Though most famous for the Potemkin Steps leading down the Black Sea coast, Odessa welcomes visitors with several other attractions, including beaches and an ornate opera house.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of 10 Apryelya Square, get curious at Paleontologic Museum, then make a trip to Deribasovskaya Street, and finally examine the collection at Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Odessa journey maker app.

Traveling by car from Tiraspol to Odessa takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Odessa can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum ©
Secrets of Underground Odessa Museum
Deribasovskaya Street ©
Deribasovskaya Street

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Kiev, Ukraine

The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sophia's Cathedral, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then examine the collection at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kiev online trip maker.

You can fly from Odessa to Kiev in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 60°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chernobyl.

Things to do in Kiev

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Photography Tours
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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Chernobyl, Ukraine

Chernobyl ©
Chernobyl or Chornobyl is a city in the restricted Chernobyl Exclusion Zone situated in the Ivankiv Raion of northern Kiev Oblast, near Ukraine's border with Belarus. On the 12th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Chernobyl Go, then don't miss a visit to Reactor No 4, and then don't miss a visit to Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Chernobyl online travel planner.

Drive from Kiev to Chernobyl in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Chernobyl can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Mazyr.

Things to do in Chernobyl

Historic Sites
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Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker ©
Duga Radar Russian Woodpecker
Reactor No 4
Reactor No 4

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Mazyr, Belarus

Mazyr
Mazyr is a city in Gomel Region of Belarus on the Pripyat River about 210km east of Pinsk and 100km northwest of Chernobyl and is located at approximately. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Zamkovaya Mountain and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mazyr road trip website.

Drive from Chernobyl to Mazyr in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chernobyl to Mazyr. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lida.

Things to do in Mazyr

Historic Sites
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Lida, Belarus

Lida ©
Lida is a city in western Belarus in Hrodna Voblast, situated 160km west of Minsk.EtymologyThe name Lida is derived from the name of the river Lidzeya. Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): walk around Culture and Leisure Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument Bronze Town Arms, pause for some photo ops at Sculpture of Bathers Vasya, then appreciate the history behind Sun Clock, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and finally step into the grandiose world of Lida Castle.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lida road trip planner.

You can drive from Mazyr to Lida in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Mazyr to Lida is minus 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in Lida are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Minsk.

Things to do in Lida

Parks Historic Sites
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The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross ©

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): browse the collection at National Library of Belarus and then brush up on your military savvy at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Minsk trip itinerary site.

Drive from Lida to Minsk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in April, and nighttime lows around 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Minsk

Museums
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National Library of Belarus ©
National Library of Belarus

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