18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Jesenice, Slovenia
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Vlore, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Kruje, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
7
Antipaxos, Greece
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Agios Stefanos, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Jesenice, Slovenia


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1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fatih Mosque and then enjoy the sand and surf at The Beach Bar.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Tirana trip planner .

Jesenice, Slovenia to Tirana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Jesenice in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Tirana, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vlore.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Durres, Petrela Castle
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House of Leaves ©
House of Leaves
Fatih Mosque ©
Fatih Mosque
Petrela Castle ©
Petrela Castle

2
nights
Vlore, Albania

Vlore ©
Vlorë is the third largest city and a municipality in Albania. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum, Vlore, step into the grandiose world of Kanine Castle, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Independence, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Mary, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ardenica Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Llogara National Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vlore trip planner .

You can drive from Tirana to Vlore in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In July in Vlore, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kruje.

Things to do in Vlore

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Church of St Mary, Ardenica Monastery, Llogara National Park
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Llogara National Park ©
Llogara National Park
Church of St Mary ©
Church of St Mary
Ardenica Monastery ©
Ardenica Monastery

1
night
Kruje, Albania

Kruje ©
Krujë is a town and a municipality in north central Albania. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, step into the grandiose world of Kruja Castle, then look for gifts at Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter), and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of George W. Bush.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kruje trip planner.

You can drive from Vlore to Kruje in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kruje can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Trebinje.

Things to do in Kruje

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Statue of George W. Bush
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Ethnographic Museum of Kruja ©
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja
Kruja Castle ©
Kruja Castle
Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter) ©
Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter)

1
night
Trebinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Trebinje ©
Trebinje is the southernmost municipality and city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the 30th (Tue), snap pictures at Arslanagica Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Tvrdoš Monastery, then take a stroll around Tourist organization of Trebinje, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hercegovacka Gracanica. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Fort Strac (Tvrdava Strac), pause for some serene contemplation at Nativity of the Virgin Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Temple of Holy Transfiguration of Our Lord, then pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Soldiers Killed in the Defense of the City, then view the masterpieces at Hercegovina Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque of Osman-Pasha.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Trebinje driving holiday app .

Getting from Kruje to Trebinje by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kruje in July: highs in Trebinje hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Trebinje

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tvrdoš Monastery ©
Tvrdoš Monastery
Hercegovacka Gracanica ©
Hercegovacka Gracanica

3
nights
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.
Visiting Blue Grotto and Lipa Cave will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Saint Ivan Church and St. Nikola Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Kotor: Herceg-Novi (Herceg- Novi Old Town, Monastery Savina, & more) and Cetinje (King Nicholas Museum, Njegos Mausoleum, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, view the masterpieces at Namfleg, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, and stop by Cats of Kotor Souvenirs and Handicraft.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kotor trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Trebinje to Kotor takes 2 hours. Traveling from Trebinje in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 20°C in Kotor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Cetinje, Herceg-Novi, Porto Montenegro, Kotor3DMuseum, St. Nikola Church
Highlights from your plan
St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church
Herceg Novi Old Town ©
Herceg Novi Old Town
Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Vlaho Bukovac House and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Church of Our Lady of the Snow and Brsalje Street. Explore Dubrovnik's surroundings by going to Cavtat (Cavtat Seaside Promenade, Cavtat Cemetery, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, learn about all things military at Museum of Croatian War of Independence, and admire the striking features of Minceta Fortress.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Kotor to Dubrovnik in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in August, expect nights in Dubrovnik to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Antipaxos.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Cavtat
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Cavtat Cemetery ©
Cavtat Cemetery
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

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day
Antipaxos, Greece

Antipaxos ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Rodovani Beach and then kick back and relax at Voutoumi Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Antipaxos trip simple and quick.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dubrovnik to Antipaxos. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Antipaxos. In August in Antipaxos, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Agios Stefanos.

Things to do in Antipaxos

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Voutoumi Beach ©
Voutoumi Beach

1
night
Agios Stefanos, Greece

Agios Stefanos ©
On the 8th (Thu), sample the tasty concoctions at Corfu Beer, enjoy the sand and surf at Paralia Agios Georgios, then stroll through Arillas Beach, and finally look for gifts at Hippopots.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Agios Stefanos trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Antipaxos to Agios Stefanos with the Route module. August in Agios Stefanos sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Corfu Town.

Things to do in Agios Stefanos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Corfu Beer, Arillas Beach, Paralia Agios Georgios
Highlights from your plan
Paralia Agios Georgios ©
Paralia Agios Georgios

2
nights
Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, stop by Corfu Sandals, examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, then explore the different monuments and memorials at British Cemetry, and finally appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial of Corfu. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Issos Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Marathias Beach, then contemplate the long history of Spilia's Gate, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Panagia of Xenon - Faneromeni.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Corfu Town road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Agios Stefanos to Corfu Town takes 1.5 hours. In August in Corfu Town, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Marathias Beach
Highlights from your plan
Casa Parlante ©
Casa Parlante
British Cemetry ©
British Cemetry
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art

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