23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Frankfurt, Germany
Train + Fly:  5 h 30 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Frankfurt, Germany


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2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Karlskirche, examine the collection at The Hofburg, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein, steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, appreciate the views at Wachau Valley, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Melk Abbey, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary website.

Frankfurt, Germany to Vienna is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide, Wachau Valley, Melk Abbey, Burgruine Duernstein
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse

few
hours
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.
On the 6th (Mon), explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church and Monastery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip maker.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Franciscan Church and Monastery ©
Franciscan Church and Monastery

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.
To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Budapest holiday planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
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 8th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straza Bled, then get great views at Mala Osojnica, then step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, take in the views from Triple Bridge, don't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, then make a trip to Mestni Trg, then get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Highlights from your plan
Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pjaca, contemplate the long history of Old Split, then look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Split Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, then see the interesting displays at Froggyland, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and finally don't miss a visit to Split Synagogue.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Split online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in July; daily highs in Split reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Old Split ©
Old Split
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Petka's Chapel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica, then admire the landmark architecture of Crkva Svetog Marka, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Upper Church, steep yourself in history at Sremski Karlovci, admire the landmark architecture of Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicholas, then do a tasting at Podrum Probus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Belgrade itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Split to Belgrade takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Split in July since evenings lows in Belgrade dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Skopje.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Sremski Karlovci
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Podrum Probus ©
Podrum Probus

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the striking features of Daut Pasha Hamam, then do a tasting at Brzanov Winery, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Panteleimon, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Macedonia Square. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Old Bazaar, Skopje, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Savior Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mustafa Pasha Mosque, then take in breathtaking views at Matka Canyon, and finally make a trip to Founders of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Skopje itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Skopje takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Panteleimon ©
Church of St. Panteleimon
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje

2
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ladadika District and Rotunda. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hagios Demetrios and Metropolis Cathedral of Agios Gregorios Palamas. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Peraia Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Zeitenlik, pause for some serene contemplation at Monastery of St. Theodora, and step into the grandiose world of Heptapyrgion.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Thessaloniki online road trip planner.

Getting from Skopje to Thessaloniki by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Skopje to Thessaloniki due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Skopje in July, Thessaloniki is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Zeitenlik, Peraia Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ladadika District ©
Ladadika District
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Rotunda ©
Rotunda

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, wander the streets of Plaka, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Philopappos Hill.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Athens road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Athens takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Thessaloniki in July since evenings lows in Athens dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anafiotika ©
Anafiotika
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

6
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portara and Matoyianni Street. Visit Elia Beach and Paradise Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Mykonos Town: Delos (Archaeological Museum of Delos, Mount Kynthos, &more) and Naxos Town (Panagia Myrtidiotissa, Archeological Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, examine the collection at Aegean Maritime Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Fokos Beach, and stroll through Mirsini Beach.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Mykonos Town takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in July: highs in Mykonos Town hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Delos, Naxos Town, Mykonos, Elia Beach, Monastery of Panayia Tourliani
Highlights from your plan
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
Old Town ©
Old Town
Archaeological Site of Delos ©
Archaeological Site of Delos

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