Eastern Europe in July

July Travel Guides for Eastern Europe's Destinations

July in Eastern Europe sees some of the regions hottest weather and largest crowds. July is an exciting time to travel to the region, though you'll want to plan your trip in advance to get the best deals and avoid long lines to get into important attractions.

Click on the link for the city of your choice to get in-depth information about weather and events for that destination.

  • 01 of 07
    Prague Water
    ••• Prague Water. CC BY-NC-ND Istvan

    The Prague Folklore Days take place in July in Prague. If you love traditional culture, check out this cool festival!

  • 02 of 07
    Warsaw Carriage
    ••• Warsaw Carriage. CC BY-NC Mike Mcholm

    Outdoor music concerts take advantage of balmy nights in Warsaw. Historic settings and classical music make for romantic evenings in the Polish capital city.

  • 03 of 07
    Budapest in July
    ••• Budapest in July. CC BY-NC-ND customdeluxe

    Budapest is great at celebrating summer with festivals. The Summer Festival on Margaret Island and the Budapest Summer Music Festival are both crowd-drawing events.

  • 04 of 07
    Bratislava in Summer
    ••• Bratislava in Summer. CC BY-SA meneldur

    Bratislava's Cultural Summer Festival continues in July. Watch the evening light fade as you enjoy a drink or a meal on the terrace of one of Bratislava's restaurants.

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  • 05 of 07
    Krakow in Summer
    ••• Krakow in Summer. CC BY-NC-SA bestythedevine

    Plenty of music festivals make July a lively month for visiting Krakow. Hot weather is also a plus for tourists.

  • 06 of 07
    Kazan Cathedral, Moscow
    ••• Kazan Cathedral, Moscow. CC BY-NC Alex H Wolf

    Moscow's weather heats up during the height of summer even as Ivan Kupala, a traditional water-dousing day, cools people down. Head to a park to enjoy some shade, or purchase an ice cream to beat the summertime sun. 

  • 07 of 07
    Ljubljana Canal in Summer
    ••• Ljubljana Canal in Summer. CC BY-SA the MaGe

    Plan early for summertime travel to Ljubljana. Be sure to schedule in time to attend the popular Summer festival in Slovenia's capital city.