31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Singapore, Singapore
Fly:  18​h
1
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  4​h 45​min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Singapore, Singapore

8
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Change things up with these side-trips from Sofia: Prohodna Cave (in Karlukovo), Borovets (Borovets Ski Resort & Horseback Riding Tours) and Bansko (Holy Trinity Church & Ski Bansko). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rila Monastery, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nikolai Sofiyski, and have fun and explore at Muzeiko.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sofia planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Sofia is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Sofia due to the time zone difference. In December, Sofia is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 7°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sofia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bansko, Plovdiv, Borovets, Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges, Rila Monastery
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

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 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, learn about all things military at Military Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Petka's Chapel, have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Belgrade, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally steep yourself in history at Residence of Princess Ljubica (Konak Kneginje Ljubice. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Belgrade Shooting Range, make a trip to Zemunski kej, steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Belgrade journey planner.

Getting from Sofia to Belgrade by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Belgrade. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
The National Assembly ©
The National Assembly

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Walking tours and War Childhood Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, take a memorable tour with Tours, get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Belgrade to Sarajevo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bell Tower and Minceta Fortress. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, wander the streets of Old Town, make a trip to Love Stories Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip maker app .

Drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Vlaho Bukovac House
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedral of Saint Domnius and Church Of St. Roch. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace, don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), examine the collection at Live Museum Split, and whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Split day trip planning website .

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Split can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Ljubljanski Grad. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Lake Bled (in Bled) and Intersport Bernik (in Kranjska Gora). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Tromostovje, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), and look for gifts at Zakladi Slovenije.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Split to Ljubljana takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Split in January, with highs in Ljubljana at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Intersport Bernik, Lake Bled
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Tromostovje ©
Tromostovje

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Budapest Pinball Museum and Food Tours. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at Miniversum Budapest, make a trip to New York Palace, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Budapest route maker site .

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Budapest are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Budapest Pinball Museum ©
Budapest Pinball Museum

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Room Escape Games and Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Sultanahmet Square, and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in January, you will find days in Istanbul are a bit warmer (10°C), and nights are warmer (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Walking tours

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