56 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Sumy, Ukraine
— 6 nights
Drive
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Minsk, Belarus
— 8 nights
Fly to Ust-Kamennogorsk Airport, Drive to Ridder
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Ridder, Kazakhstan
— 2 nights
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Drive to Ust-Kamennogorsk Airport, Fly to Yangyang International Airport, Drive to Pyeongchang-gun
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Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea
— 7 nights
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Drive to Yangyang International Airport, Fly to Václav Havel Airport Prague, Drive to Liberec
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Liberec, Czech Republic
— 8 nights
Drive
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Vimperk, Czech Republic
— 7 nights
Drive
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Kranj, Slovenia
— 6 nights
Drive
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Feltre, Italy
— 10 nights

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Sumy, Ukraine — 6 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Nikanor Onatsky Regional Art Museum in Sumy and Museum Complex Spadshchanskiy Les. Let the collections at Sumy Local Lore Museum and Putivl Local Lore Museum capture your imagination.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sumy day trip planner.

Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Minsk.
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Minsk, Belarus — 8 nights

As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Museum Strana Mini and Farba Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War and Church of Saints Simon and Helena. Change things up with these side-trips from Minsk: Dudutki Museum Complex (in Ptich), Nesvizh (National Historical and Cultural Museum and Reserve Niasvizh & Dom na Rynke) and Mir (Chapel and Burial Vault Svyatopolk-Mirskikh & Mir Castle). Next up on the itinerary: browse the collection at National Library of Belarus, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Victory Square, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Minsk trip website.

You can drive from Sumy to Minsk in 10.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Moscow Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In January, daytime highs in Minsk are -4°C, while nighttime lows are -10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ridder.
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Find places to stay Jan 7 — 15:

Ridder, Kazakhstan — 2 nights

Ridder, formerly known as Leninogorsk is a city in the East Kazakhstan Region in north-eastern Kazakhstan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Church and then engage your brain at Ridder Museum of History and Local Lore.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ridder trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Minsk to Ridder. The time zone difference when traveling from Minsk to Ridder is 3 hours. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Pyeongchang-gun.
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Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:

Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea — 7 nights

A northern county in the Taebeak Mountain region of South Korea, Pyeongchang offers a plethora of year-round alpine resorts.
Appreciate the collections at Lee Hyo-Seok Memorial Hall and Yeongju Insam Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Sangwonsa and Buseoksa Temple. Venture out of the city with trips to Wonju (Guryongsa Temple & Museum SAN), Danuri Aquarium (in Danyang-gun) and Cheonglyeongpo (in Yeongwol-gun). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Woljeongsa Temple, make a splash at Ocean 700, fly down the slopes at Phoenix Snow Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Herb Nara Nongwon.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Pyeongchang-gun road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ridder to Pyeongchang-gun. Traveling from Ridder to Pyeongchang-gun, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Liberec.
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Liberec, Czech Republic — 8 nights

Get some historical perspective at Church of St James the Greater and Kostel Boziho Srdce Pane. Get some cultural insight at Regional Art Gallery and Glassworks and microbrewery Novosad & son Harrachov. Explore Liberec's surroundings by going to Mumlava Waterfall (in Harrachov), Majak Jary Cimrmana (in Korenov) and Czech Paradise (in Turnov). Pack the 27th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at iQLANDIA.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Liberec day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pyeongchang-gun to Liberec. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time (KST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vimperk.
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Vimperk, Czech Republic — 7 nights

Vimperk is a town in the South Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic. Get a sense of the local culture at Pamatnik Vojna and Prachaticke Muzeum. You'll explore and learn at Museum of historical motorcycles Kasperske Hory and Sklarna Annin. Explore Vimperk's surroundings by going to Kvilda - The source of Vltava (in Kvilda), PASK Klatovy (in Klatovy) and Kasperk Castle (in Kasperske Hory). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Sovi voliery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary, see the interesting displays at Prachenske Museum, and step into the grandiose world of Vimperk Castle.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vimperk day trip planning site.

Getting from Liberec to Vimperk by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. February in Vimperk sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Kranj.
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Kranj, Slovenia — 6 nights

The capital of Slovenia's Alps, Kranj allows you to stand with one foot in the nature and another in a town that's both a cultural center and a base for outdoor activities.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Layer House and Khislstein Castle. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Peca Underground - Tourist Mine and Museum and Brdo Castle. Venture out of the city with trips to Plansarsko Jezero (in Zgornje Jezersko), Idrija (Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum, Hg Smeltery, &more) and Franja Partisan Hospital (in Cerkno). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Škofja Loka Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kancijan Church, see the interesting displays at Gorenjska Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dovzan Gorge.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranj driving holiday planner.

Drive from Vimperk to Kranj in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Kranj can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Feltre.
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Feltre, Italy — 10 nights

Feltre is a town and comune of the province of Belluno in Veneto, northern Italy. Appreciate the collections at Museo Canova and Museo Diocesano d'Arte Sacra. Visit Isola dei morti and Castel Beseno for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Feltre: Forte Belvedere (in Lavarone), Parco Paneveggio - Pale di San Martino (in Predazzo) and Castel Pietra (in Calliano). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Arte Sella, look for all kinds of wild species at Brent del Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santuario dei Ss. Vittore e Corona, and stroll the grounds of Sacrario di Cima Grappa.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Feltre road trip planner.

You can drive from Kranj to Feltre in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kranj in February, expect Feltre to be somewhat warmer, temps between 11°C and 3°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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