23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sofia, Bulgaria
Drive:  7 h 15 min
1
Durres, Albania
— 1 day
Drive:  9 h
2
Bari, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
3
Salerno, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Amalfi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Positano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Pompeii, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  30 min
7
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Siena, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
10
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
12
Rimini, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
13
Bologna, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
14
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
15
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
16
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
17
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
18
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
19
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Sofia, Bulgaria

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Durres, Albania

Durres ©
Durrës, historically also known as Epidamnos, Durazzo and Dyrrachium, is the largest port and second largest city and a municipality of Albania. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Durres Archaeological Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Durres trip itinerary tool.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Durres is an approximately 7.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sofia to Durres is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sofia in July, with highs in Durres at 38°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Bari.

Things to do in Durres

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Durres Archaeological Museum ©
Durres Archaeological Museum

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Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lungomare Imperatore Augusto and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bari trip builder website.

You can drive from Durres to Bari in 9 hours. July in Bari sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salerno.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola

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Salerno, Italy

Salerno ©
While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): stop by Bossa, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Agostino, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Salerno, and finally don't miss a visit to Promenade Trieste.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salerno travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Bari to Salerno in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Bari in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Salerno, with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Amalfi.

Things to do in Salerno

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Salerno ©
Duomo di Salerno
Bossa ©
Bossa
Promenade Trieste ©
Promenade Trieste

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Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Villa Cimbrone Gardens and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cloister del Paradiso.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amalfi trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Salerno to Amalfi by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. July in Amalfi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Positano.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Ravello
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea
Villa Rufolo ©
Villa Rufolo
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fornillo, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia Grande. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Santa Maria Assunta and then take some stellar pictures from Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

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Positano is very close to Amalfi. Traveling from Amalfi in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Positano, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Pompeii.

Things to do in Positano

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei

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Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Pompeii attractions app.

You can drive from Positano to Pompeii in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. July in Pompeii sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to catch the bus to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Villa dei Misteri ©
Villa dei Misteri

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, then delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, then make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Naples planner.

Naples is just a short distance from Pompeii. July in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Siena.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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night
Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Siena visit planner.

You can drive from Rome to Siena in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Pisa.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 12th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and then don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pisa online visit planner.

You can take a train from Siena to Pisa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 13th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Pisa to Florence takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Rimini.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rimini, Italy

Rimini ©
A popular resort town on Italy's east coast, Rimini has been an inhabited settlement since prehistoric times.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Sol, get in on the family fun at Fiabilandia, then take in the views from The Tiberius Bridge, and finally examine the collection at Italy in Miniature.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the Rimini journey planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rimini in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Rimini are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Rimini

Beaches Museums Parks

Side Trip

Playa del Sol
Highlights from your plan
Playa del Sol ©
Playa del Sol
The Tiberius Bridge ©
The Tiberius Bridge
Italy in Miniature ©
Italy in Miniature

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night
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bologna day trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Rimini to Bologna takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.
Highlights from your plan
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell ©
Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Tecla, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Milan holiday builder site.

You can take a train from Bologna to Milan in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dei Lamberti, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cappella dei Notai, and finally explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Verona trip maker app.

You can take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Casa di Giulietta ©
Casa di Giulietta

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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.
On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Campo dei Gesuiti, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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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 20th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, then make a trip to Prešeren Square, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

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

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Prešeren Square ©
Prešeren Square

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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.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and make a trip to Tkalciceva.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb travel planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Zagreb sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Walking tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Zagreb to Belgrade in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Belgrade are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Nikola Tesla Museum ©
Nikola Tesla Museum

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