16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
2
Oswiecim, Poland
— Few hours
3
Zakopane, Poland
— Few hours
4
Tatra National Park, Poland
— Few hours
5
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia
— 2 nights
6
Poprad, Slovakia
— Few hours
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
8
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
9
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
10
Pula, Croatia
— Few hours
11
Venice, Italy
— 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 Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), Wawel Royal Castle, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): browse the exhibits of Wieliczka Salt Mine, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum, explore the world behind art at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St. Casimir the Prince, thenexamine the collection at Museum Gallery of the 19th Century Polish Art, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, don't miss a visit to St. Florian's Gate, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Dragon's Den, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow trip itinerary builder tool.

Lisbon, Portugal to Krakow is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Krakow is 1 hour. In September, Krakow is little chillier than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Planty Park ©
Planty Park

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Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum and Synagogue.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim online trip planner.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Oswiecim sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue

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hours
Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane
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.
To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zakopane journey maker.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Zakopane in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zakopane can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 8th (Tue), you're off to Tatra National Park.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Outdoors Nature

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hours
Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park ©
On the 8th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Giewont Mountain, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rysy Peak, contemplate the waterfront views at The Black Pond, thenhike along Orla Perc Trail, thenget outside with Sarnia Skala, and finally trek along Za Bramka Gorge.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tatra National Park online itinerary planner.

Tatra National Park is just a short distance from Zakopane. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Tatra National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Zakopane
Highlights from your plan
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond
Sarnia Skala ©
Sarnia Skala
Giewont Mountain ©
Giewont Mountain

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia

Vysoke Tatry ©
On the 9th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Koprovsky stit, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Predne Solisko, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Strbske Pleso Lake. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Gerlachovsky Stit, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tery Lodge, thensee the sky in a new way at Observatory at the peak, and finally head outdoors with Lomnicky Peak.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vysoke Tatry trip planning site.

Explore your travel options from Tatra National Park to Vysoke Tatry with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Poprad.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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. To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Poprad itinerary planner.

Poprad is just a stone's throw from Vysoke Tatry. In September, daily temperatures in Poprad can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Budapest on the 11th (Fri).

Things to do in Poprad

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Visit Matthias Church and Heroes' Square for their historical value. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gellert Hill Cave.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Poprad to Budapest takes 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Poprad in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, and finally don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Pula.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

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Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at MEMO Museum Pula, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Pula travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Pula in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In September, daytime highs in Pula are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Museum Olei Histriae ©
Museum Olei Histriae
MEMO Museum Pula ©
MEMO Museum Pula

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, wander the streets of Cannaregio, admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, thencontemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Pula to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco

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