17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
5
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
6
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
7
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
8
Pec, Kosovo
— 1 night
9
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
11
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
12
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
13
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker site.

London, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from London in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Ljubljana, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

1
night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), stop by Bratislava Old Town, thencontemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and finally steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava online trip maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Ljubljana to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. April in Bratislava sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac) ©
Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac)

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the views from Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenget a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, thenexamine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, thentake a stroll through Knez Mihailova, thencontemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and finally wander the streets of Skadarlija.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Belgrade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. April in Belgrade sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

1
night
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Sarajevo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Sarajevo

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Holy Mother Rozaria, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip planner.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Kotor in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. April in Kotor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Perast
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

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 12th (Mon), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

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

You can drive from Kotor to Tirana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Tirana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Pec.

Things to do in Tirana

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Pec, Kosovo

Pec ©
On the 13th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Rugova Canyon, thensteep yourself in history at Patriarchate of Pec, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Sleeping beauty Cave, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at White Drin Waterfall.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pec online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Pec takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Pec

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rugova Canyon ©
Rugova Canyon
Patriarchate of Pec ©
Patriarchate of Pec
White Drin Waterfall ©
White Drin Waterfall

1
night
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): snap pictures at The Stone Bridge, examine the collection at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and then explore the activities along Lake Matka.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Skopje day trip app.

You can drive from Pec to Skopje in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Skopje are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Skopje

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge
Memorial House of Mother Teresa ©
Memorial House of Mother Teresa

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thenlook for gifts at Minov Art Club, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Sofia itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Skopje to Sofia in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Sofia sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Temple Sveti Nikolay ©
Temple Sveti Nikolay

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night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, thencontemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, thenadmire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and finally stroll around Herăstrău Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip planner.

Getting from Sofia to Bucharest by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

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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.
On the 17th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the next day, have fun at Cracow Shooting Academy, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenmake a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Krakow online travel route planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Krakow in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bucharest to Krakow is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in April, expect nights in Krakow to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cracow Shooting Academy ©
Cracow Shooting Academy
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thensteep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science, thenexplore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, thendon't miss a visit to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw tour planning website.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Walking tours

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