17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Omiš, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
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Ston, Croatia
— 1 night
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria

— 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tostmann Trachten (in Seewalchen am Attersee), Puchheimer Au (in Attnang-Puchheim) and Traunsee (in Gmunden). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Attersee, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and take in the pleasant sights at Old Town.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt online sightseeing planner.

Indianapolis, USA to Hallstatt is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bled, Slovenia

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, explore and take pictures at Mala Osojnica, and get great views at Ojstrica.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planning website.

Getting from Hallstatt to Bled by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bled are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

— 2 nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, explore the activities along Lake Milino, explore the activities along Burgeti Lakes, explore the activities along Milanovac Lake, then explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Great Cascades. On your second day here, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, explore the activities along The Upper Lakes, take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, then admire the sheer force of Sastavci, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Omiš.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature

Omiš, Croatia

— 1 night
Omiš is a town and port in the Dalmatia region of Croatia, and is a municipality in the Split-Dalmatia County. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stop by Origin Natural & Original Beauty, then explore the activities along Cetina River, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Omiš online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Omiš in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in April, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Ston.

Things to do in Omiš

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Ston, Croatia

— 1 night
Ston is a village and municipality in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County of Croatia, located at the south of isthmus of the Pelješac peninsula. On the 22nd (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church, St. Nicholas, don't miss a visit to Stonske zidine - Ulaz, steep yourself in history at Fort KaStio, then examine the collection at Ston Salt Works, then do a tasting at Marlais Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Milos Winery.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ston trip planner.

Drive from Omiš to Ston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Omiš in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Ston, with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Ston

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Kotor, Montenegro

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Kotor Old City, then explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, and finally don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Kotor City Walls & Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally get outside with Mount Vrmac.

Before you visit Kotor, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Ston to Kotor in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, make a trip to Pile Gate, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 65°F during the day and 50°F at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Peljesac Peninsula travel guide

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Landmarks · Wineries & Vineyards · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing