18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 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
— 1 night
5
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia
— 2 nights
6
Poprad, Slovakia
— Few hours
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
9
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
11
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. 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), make a trip to Kanonicza, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally see the interesting displays at The Archdiocesan Museum. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St. Florian's Gate, explore the fascinating underground world of 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 contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Krakow online visit planner.

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 moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, Krakow is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Oswiecim.

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
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Lipowiec.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Oswiecim itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Oswiecim can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zamek Lipowiec
Highlights from your plan
Zamek Lipowiec ©
Zamek Lipowiec
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Sanktuarium Najswietszej Rodziny w Zakopanem and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zakopane trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Zakopane takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. 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 Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spas

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night
Tatra National Park, Poland

Tatra National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): trek along Orla Perc Trail, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rysy Peak, and then explore the activities along The Black Pond.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Tatra National Park day trip planner.

Tatra National Park is just a stone's throw from Zakopane. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Tatra National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Black Pond ©
The Black Pond

2
nights
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia

Vysoke Tatry ©
On the 10th (Thu), explore the activities along Strbske Pleso Lake, explore the striking landscape of Predne Solisko, look for all kinds of wild species at Koprovsky stit, see the sky in a new way at Observatory at the peak, thenhead outdoors with Lomnicky Peak, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vysoke Tatry Roman Catholic Parish.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vysoke Tatry trip maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tatra National Park to Vysoke Tatry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Poprad.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

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

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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. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Mall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Evangelical Church of the Holy Trinity, thensteep yourself in history at St. George's Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Square of st. Egid.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Poprad trip builder site.

Poprad is very close to Vysoke Tatry. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough 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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, and contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Poprad to Budapest by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Poprad in September, expect Budapest to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Budapest

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

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 Burgeti Lakes, admire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, and then explore the activities along Lake Milino.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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

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Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 17th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, examine the collection at Live Museum Split, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, thenexamine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, stroll around Marjan Park, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, thensee the interesting displays at Froggyland, and finally don't miss a visit to Pjaca.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Split route planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In September in Split, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Split Archaeological Museum ©
Split Archaeological Museum

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, examine the collection at Love Stories Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation, browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, thensample the tasty concoctions at Dubrovnik Beer Company, and finally steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik road trip app.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
The Franciscan Church and Monastery ©
The Franciscan Church and Monastery
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Museum of Broken Relationships and Museum of Arts and Crafts will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) and Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), make a trip to King Tomislav Square, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and take the plunge with a skydiving experience.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zagreb tour builder app.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubrovnik in September: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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