15 days in Czech Republic, Poland & Latvia Itinerary

15 days in Czech Republic, Poland & Latvia Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights


Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
On the 14th (Tue), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Prague is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Riyadh to Prague is minus 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Riyadh in February, with highs in Prague at 5°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can fly to Krakow.
Tours · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Krakow journey site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
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Warsaw, Poland — 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly to Riga.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums
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Riga, Latvia — 4 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Riga is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, stroll around Dzintari Forest Park, and examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Riga road trip planning site.

You can fly from Warsaw to Riga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Riga. In February in Riga, expect temperatures between 1°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Side Trip
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Czech Republic travel guide

Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Poland travel guide

Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Latvia travel guide

Landmarks · Specialty Museums · History Museums
Nestled between Estonia and Lithuania, Latvia has a small but developing tourist industry and the country is authentic and welcoming. The Baltic coast stretches 500 km (310 mi) along Latvia's northern border, and lush green forests cover nearly half of the country. Founded in 1918, Latvia was occupied by both the Nazis and the Soviet Union, who incorporated the country and did not restore independence until 1991. Due to centuries of foreign rule, the country boasts a mix of ethnic backgrounds, while maintaining the Latvian language. With cosmopolitan Riga as the capital, Latvia offers a mix of urban excitement and rural nature.