12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Litochoro, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Drive
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Budva, Montenegro
— 1 night
Drive
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Kotor, Montenegro
Drive
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Perast, Montenegro
Drive
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Budva, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Tirana, Albania

— 2 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Go as Local, Et`hem Bey Mosque, Enver Hoxha Pyramid, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): walk around Grand Park (Parku i Madh).

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Halifax, Canada to Tirana is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Atlantic Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. While traveling from Halifax, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Tirana, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 17°C. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Litochoro.

Things to do in Tirana

Breweries & Distilleries · Classes · Wineries · Tours

Litochoro, Greece

— 3 nights
Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Olympus as well as Olympus National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Olympus National Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Litochoro tour builder tool.

You can drive from Tirana to Litochoro in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Skopje.

Things to do in Litochoro

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

— 1 night
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mustafa Pasha Mosque, see the interesting displays at Museum of Macedonian Struggle, and then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Skopje route planner.

You can drive from Litochoro to Skopje in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Litochoro to Skopje. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Litochoro in September; daily highs in Skopje reach 30°C and lows reach 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Wed) before leaving for Budva.

Things to do in Skopje

Museums · Historic Sites

Budva, Montenegro

— 1 night
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budva visit planner.

Take a bus from Skopje to Budva in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Budva are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for Kotor.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Parks

Kotor, Montenegro

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Castle Of San Giovanni. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Castle Of San Giovanni, enjoy breathtaking views from Kampana Tower, then delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and finally examine the collection at Namfleg.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip itinerary builder.

Kotor is just a stone's throw from Budva. In September, daytime highs in Kotor are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Perast.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Perast, Montenegro

Tourists on holiday in Perast often compare the city to Venice.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Perast trip planner.

Perast is just a stone's throw from Kotor. In September, daytime highs in Perast are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Budva.

Things to do in Perast

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Budva, Montenegro

— 2 nights
Your day by day itinerary now includes Budva Old Town as well as SUP Kayak Budva.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Budva travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Perast to Budva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Budva

Transportation · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
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Tirana, Albania

— 1 night
Dajti has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Dajti.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Tirana trip app.

Getting from Budva to Tirana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Montenegro travel guide

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Historic Sites · Bodies of Water · Beaches
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.