30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New York City, United States
+2
Bus + Fly + Subway:  13 h 15 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h
2
Lindos, Greece
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  2 h
6
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
9
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + Bus + Tram + Bus:  4 h 15 min
10
Novi Sad, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
11
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  12 h 30 min
End: New York City, United States

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Nafplio (Lion of Bavaria, Nauplion Promenade, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, wander the streets of Monastiraki, and appreciate the history behind Erechtheion.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip site.

New York City, USA to Athens is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of bus, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. Traveling from New York City to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Lindos.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Nafplio
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Lindos, Greece

Lindos ©
A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Lindos Beach and then delve into the distant past at Village of Lindos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Ancient Kamiros, kick back and relax at Agathi Beach, and then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Lindos.

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

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Athens to Lindos in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Lindos

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ancient Kamiros, Agathi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Village of Lindos ©
Village of Lindos
Lindos Beach ©
Lindos Beach
Acropolis of Lindos ©
Acropolis of Lindos

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Thessaloniki to Nikiti to see Kalogria Beach about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Byzantine Culture, contemplate the long history of Hagios Demetrios, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Thessaloniki tour builder tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Thessaloniki in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Traveling from Lindos in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Thessaloniki, with lows around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Skopje.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Kalogria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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.
On the 12th (Fri), snap pictures at The Stone Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Panteleimon, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain of Vodno, then appreciate the history behind Millennium Cross, and finally make a trip to Kapan Han.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Skopje vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Thessaloniki to Skopje takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Thessaloniki to Skopje. Traveling from Thessaloniki in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Skopje, with lows of 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ohrid.

Things to do in Skopje

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
Mountain of Vodno ©
Mountain of Vodno
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

3
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
When in Ohrid, make a side trip to see National Park Pelister in Bitola, approximately Bitola away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ohrid, contemplate the long history of Monastery Saint Naum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jovan Kaneo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia.

Make your Ohrid itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Ohrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Skopje in June, expect nights in Ohrid to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Tirana.

Things to do in Ohrid

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

National Park Pelister
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 17th (Wed), walk around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then get engrossed in the history at BunkArt 2, and finally make a trip to Skanderbeg Square.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tirana vacation builder tool.

You can take a shuttle from Ohrid to Tirana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ohrid in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Tirana: highs are around 85°F and lows about 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Shkodra Lake, step into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, and then examine the collection at Marubi National Museum of Photography.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Shkoder planner.

You can drive from Tirana to Shkoder in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Shkoder are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Shkoder

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Shkodra Lake ©
Shkodra Lake
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Marubi National Museum of Photography ©
Marubi National Museum of Photography

4
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mostar: Kravica (in Studenci) and il Monte Della Croce (in Medjugorje). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), pause for some photo ops at Crooked Bridge (Kriva Cuprija), view the masterpieces at Art Studio Pandur, and explore the activities along Neretva River.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mostar sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Shkoder to Mostar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mostar when traveling from Shkoder in June, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kravica, il Monte Della Croce
Highlights from your plan
il Monte Della Croce ©
il Monte Della Croce
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Neretva River ©
Neretva River

4
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, take in the views from Latin Bridge, and get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sarajevo itinerary planning website.

Traveling by train from Mostar to Sarajevo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

1
night
Novi Sad, Serbia

Novi Sad ©
The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
On the 27th (Sat), deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress, then learn about winemaking at Podrum Probus, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Novi Sad online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sarajevo to Novi Sad takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in June, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

Podrum Probus
Highlights from your plan
Podrum Probus ©
Podrum Probus
Petrovaradin Fortress ©
Petrovaradin Fortress
Monastery Petkovac
Monastery Petkovac

3
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Belgrade is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, and take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Belgrade road trip site.

Getting from Novi Sad to Belgrade by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Walking tours

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