11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
2
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
3
Bolzano, Italy
— 1 night
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
5
Rijeka, Croatia
— 1 night
6
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), thenappreciate the history behind Lion Monument, thentake in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ufschotti Park. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus, look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, thenview the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Luzern, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bourbaki Panorama.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lucerne online visit planner.

Manchester, UK to Lucerne is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Manchester in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Lucerne: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 3rd (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at English Building Art Space, head outdoors with Ski Resort Malbun, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, thenexamine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, thenexamine the collection at Postal Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Vaduz trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bolzano.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

Ski Resort Malbun
Highlights from your plan
Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Cathedral of St. Florin ©
Cathedral of St. Florin

1
night
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Piazza Walther, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Altopiano del Renon, thentake an in-depth tour of BZ '18-'45: Un monumento, una citta, due dittature, thenget engrossed in the history at South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Duomo Maria Assunta.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bolzano attractions planner.

You can drive from Vaduz to Bolzano in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bolzano

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Altopiano del Renon
Highlights from your plan
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology ©
South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology
Duomo Maria Assunta ©
Duomo Maria Assunta

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get great views at Mala Osojnica, thenhead off the coast to Bled Island, thenhead outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally stroll through Straža Bled. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, thenbrowse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame, and finally find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bled day trip planning website.

Getting from Bolzano to Bled by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Bolzano in July, expect Bled to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rijeka.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

1
night
Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka ©
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). On the 7th (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungo Mare, step into the grandiose world of Trsat Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Crkva sv. Jurja mucenika, thenexamine the collection at Peek & Poke Computer Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Korzo.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rijeka trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bled to Rijeka by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bled in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Rijeka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rijeka

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Lungo Mare
Highlights from your plan
Trsat Castle ©
Trsat Castle
Lungo Mare ©
Lungo Mare
Peek & Poke Computer Museum ©
Peek & Poke Computer Museum

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park and then admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the fascinating underground world of Barac Caves, look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of The Lower Lakes.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Rastoke ©
Rastoke
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get outside with Outdoor Activities, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, thensee the interesting displays at Froggyland, thensee the interesting displays at Live Museum Split, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Rollin Gallery. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Split Synagogue, steep yourself in history at Old Split, thenadmire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, thenwalk around Marjan Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Jaman Art.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Split vacation maker tool.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Split, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Old Split ©
Old Split
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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