16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
2
Zakopane, Poland
— Few hours
3
Tatra National Park, Poland
— 1 night
4
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia
— 2 nights
5
Poprad, Slovakia
— Few hours
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
8
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Planty Park as well as Stare Miasto. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Casimir the Prince, see the interesting displays at Museum Gallery of the 19th Century Polish Art, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), thenmake a trip to Kanonicza, thensteep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at The Archdiocesan Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to St. Florian's Gate, Head underground at Dragon's Den, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip builder app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Krakow is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Krakow, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in September; daily highs in Krakow reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

few
hours
Zakopane, Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
On the 8th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Yam, pause for some serene contemplation at Sanktuarium Najswietszej Rodziny w Zakopanem, thenrelax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenadmire the masterpieces at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery, and finally trek along Za Bramka Gorge.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zakopane trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Zakopane takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in September, plan for little chillier nights in Zakopane, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Tatra National Park.

Things to do in Zakopane

Spas Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Spas
Sanktuarium Najswietszej Rodziny w Zakopanem ©
Art Gallery Yam ©
Art Gallery Yam

1
night
Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Tatrzański Park Narodowy.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tatra National Park online trip builder.

Tatra National Park is just a short distance from Zakopane. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Tatra National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tatrzański Park Narodowy
Highlights from your plan
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond
Tatrzański Park Narodowy ©
Tatrzański Park Narodowy

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia

Vysoke Tatry ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Ski Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake, trek along Predne Solisko, thenidentify plant and animal life at Koprovsky stit, thentake in the awesome beauty at Gerlachovsky Stit, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evanjelicka Cirkev.

Plan my day in Vysoke Tatry using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tatra National Park to Vysoke Tatry. September in Vysoke Tatry sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Poprad.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Strbske Pleso, Ski Museum
Highlights from your plan
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko
Koprovsky stit ©
Koprovsky stit

few
hours
Poprad, Slovakia

Poprad ©
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. On the 11th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Mall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Evangelical Church of the Holy Trinity, thencontemplate the long history of St. George's Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Square of st. Egid.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Poprad attractions tool.

Poprad is very close to Vysoke Tatry. In September, daily temperatures in Poprad can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Poprad

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

St. George's Church
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Church ©
St. George's Church
Forum Mall ©
Forum Mall

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
You'll explore and learn at Budapest Pinball Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Anonymus Szobor (Anonymous' Statue), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Poprad to Budapest in 4 hours. In September, Budapest is somewhat warmer than Poprad - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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 15th (Tue): explore the activities along Milanovac Lake and then take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjacki Slapovi.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stari grad Slunj
Highlights from your plan
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake
Galovac Lake ©
Galovac Lake

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Let the collections at Museum of Broken Relationships and Krapina Neanderthal Museum capture your imagination. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Get out of town with these interesting Zagreb side-trips: Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) (in Trakoscan) and Old Castle (Stari Grad) (in Varazdin). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, pause for some serene contemplation at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Zagreb, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Krapina Neanderthal Museum, Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Old Castle (Stari Grad)
Highlights from your plan
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)

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