17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Calgary, Canada
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Postojna, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
6
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
7
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
8
Dhermi, Albania
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Calgary, Canada

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Florence journey planner.

Calgary, Canada to Florence is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central European Time (CET) is 8 hours. Traveling from Calgary in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Florence: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Florence

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the City of San Marino trip builder.

Getting from Florence to City of San Marino by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. On the 2nd (Fri), you're off to Venice.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Venice vacation website.

You can drive from City of San Marino to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Venice

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bled Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Bled itinerary planner.

Getting from Venice to Bled by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Bled is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Bled

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bled Island ©
Bled Island

1
night
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): Head underground at Planina Cave, then get your game on at Creative Ways, and then see the interesting displays at Notranjska museum Postojna.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Postojna road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Postojna

Fun & Games Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Planina Cave ©
Planina Cave
Notranjska museum Postojna ©
Notranjska museum Postojna

1
night
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Sniper Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with War Photo Exhibition, shop like a local with Art Studio Pandur, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, then learn about all things military at Bosnaseum, and finally steep yourself in history at Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House).

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Mostar online journey planner.

Getting from Postojna to Mostar by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Postojna in July, expect Mostar to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sniper Tower ©
Sniper Tower
Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House) ©
Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House)
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, steep yourself in history at Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, stop by Bazerdzan, then steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, then see the interesting displays at Galerija 11/07/95, and finally see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Sarajevo visit planner.

Traveling by train from Mostar to Sarajevo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in July, things will get a bit cooler in Sarajevo: highs are around 32°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Dhermi.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

3
nights
Dhermi, Albania

Dhermi ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Palase Beach and Llogara National Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello and The Castle of Himara. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dhermi: Ethnographic Museum, Vlore (in Vlore) and Lukova Beach (in Lukove).

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dhermi trip planner.

Drive from Sarajevo to Dhermi in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Sarajevo in July, things will get a bit warmer in Dhermi: highs are around 38°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dhermi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Himare, Lukova Beach, Ethnographic Museum, Vlore, Palase Beach, Llogara National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dhermi Beach ©
Dhermi Beach
Llogara National Park ©
Llogara National Park
Palase Beach
Palase Beach

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