Road trip in the Eastern Europe

Go back in time with this interesting road trip on the traces of the socialism and communism movements, which took place in Eastern Europe late fifths.
Distance: 3700 KM // Time: 4 weeks

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Road trip in the Eastern Europe

Budapest // Hungary

Budapest is the economic, historic, and cultural capital of Hungary, with approximately 2 million inhabitants and approximately 2.7 million visitors per year. Hungarians are proud of what their beautiful capital has to offer and of its contributions to European culture.

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Prague // Czech

Prague is the capital city and largest city of the Czech Republic. It is one of the largest cities of Central Europe and has served as the capital of the historic region of Bohemia for centuries. This magical city of bridges, cathedrals, gold-tipped towers and church domes, has been mirrored in the surface of the swan-filled Vltava River for more than ten centuries.

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Auschwitz-Birkenau // Poland

Auschwitz-Birkenau is the generic name given to the cluster of concentration, labour and extermination camps built by the Germans during the Second World War and located outside the town of Oswiecim in southern Poland, some 60 km from Krakow. The camps have become a place of pilgrimage for survivors, their families and all who wish to travel to remember the Holocaust.

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Krakow // Poland

Kraków is not only an historic and visual gem, it’s Poland’s second largest city and covers both banks of the Wisla river. At the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, the metropolitan area has more than 1.4 million inhabitants if you include the surrounding communities.

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Crimea // Ukraine

Crimea is a beautiful region on the Black Sea that has long entranced visitors. The Crimean Peninsula is connected to mainland Ukraine by two narrow necks of land, making it more like an island with a couple of natural land bridges than simply a bit of land jutting out into the sea.

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Kiev // Ukraine

Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine. Ukrainians are very proud of their capital’s role in establishing European civilization in Eastern Europe. Kiev is one of the oldest cities in Eastern Europe, dating back to the 5th century, although settlements at this location existed much earlier.

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Warsaw // Poland

Warsaw is the capital of Poland and, with 1.7 million inhabitants, its largest city. It is located on the Vistula River, roughly equidistant from both the Baltic Sea in the north and the Carpathian Mountains in the south. The Warsaw Old Town is the oldest part of the capital city and is listed to the UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Lódź // Poland

Łódź (Pronounced: Wooj) is Poland’s third biggest city and an important industrial centre. The city, dubbed the Polish Manchester, has been famous for its textile industry, flourishing especially during the fin de siècle. The movie Promised Land based on a novel by the Nobel laureate Władysław Reymont, depicts those times. Łódź is the capital of the Łódzkie Voivodship.

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Gdansk // Poland

Largely destroyed in the Second World War, Gdańsk was splendidly rebuilt in the aftermath as one of Europe’s most beautiful port cities. Today, Gdańsk has a population of 460,000, and is Poland’s largest northern city, drawing numerous visitors into its historic city centre, its outstanding museums, and to its expansive beaches spread along the coast of the Gulf of Gdańsk, making it a popular summer destination for many Poles and foreign visitors alike.

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Go back in time with this interesting road trip on the traces of the socialism and communism movements, which took place in Eastern Europe late fifths. Travel 3700 km and visit the big cities like Budapest, Prague, Krakow, Kiev and Warsaw and take the train from Crimea, on the Black sea to Gdansk, birthplace of Solidarnosc labor movement and swim the Baltic sea. Download Free Travel Guides of the itinerary.

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