13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Bran, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
3
Varna, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h
4
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 30 min
6
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
Sibiu, Romania

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sibiu trip planner.

London, UK to Sibiu is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: highs in Sibiu hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bran.

Things to do in Sibiu

Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

1
night
Bran, Romania

Bran ©
Bran is a commune in Brașov County, Romania. On the 20th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, take in the dramatic natural features at La Prapastii Zarnesti, and then explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle).

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Bran driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Bran takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Varna.

Things to do in Bran

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

La Prapastii Zarnesti, Rasnov Citadel
Highlights from your plan
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Rasnov Citadel ©
Rasnov Citadel
La Prapastii Zarnesti ©
La Prapastii Zarnesti

1
night
Varna, Bulgaria

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at ''Primorski'' park, see the interesting displays at Butterfly House Varna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aladzha Monastery, get your game on at Varna Karting Track, thendon't miss a visit to Varna Clock Tower, and finally go for a walk through Kaliakra.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Varna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Bran to Varna in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Varna are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Varna

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
''Primorski'' park ©
''Primorski'' park
Butterfly House Varna ©
Butterfly House Varna
Varna Karting Track ©
Varna Karting Track

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, thentake an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, take in the exciting artwork at Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally steep yourself in history at Serefiye Sarnici.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Istanbul travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Varna to Istanbul takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Varna to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thensteep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, thentake a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Belgrade tour itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Istanbul to Belgrade in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Belgrade is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Belgrade dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 25th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House, thensteep yourself in history at Bascarsija, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, take in the views from Latin Bridge, see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), thencontemplate the long history of Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, and finally steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sarajevo route planning site.

Getting from Belgrade to Sarajevo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Belgrade in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sarajevo, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Saviour Church, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island

1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 30th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Namfleg, explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint John, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kotor, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Our Lady of the Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral

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