33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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33 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh, India
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  15​h 30​min
1
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
4
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
7
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
8
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Chandigarh, India

2
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinaia Monastery, then explore the galleries of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and finally explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, don't miss a visit to Council Square, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Brasov online trip itinerary planner .

Chandigarh, India to Brasov is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chandigarh to Brasov is minus 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
Highlights from your plan
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Sinaia Monastery ©
Sinaia Monastery
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Liberty Statue and Matthias Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hospital in the Rock and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and contemplate the long history of Hősök tere.

To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip builder site .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Brasov to Budapest in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, car, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Brasov to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Devin Castle and St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Blue Church of St. Elizabeth and Michalska Brana. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, get outside with Happy Dog Forest Hike, and stroll the grounds of Goat's Gate Cemetery.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore and learn at Froggyland and Etnografski muzej Split. Step out of the city life by going to Dubovica and Marjan Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Hvar (Spanjola & Franciscan Monastery) and Historic City of Trogir (in Trogir). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bratislava in August; daily highs in Split reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Hvar, Church Of St. Roch, Historic City of Trogir
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

5
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.
Lapad and Cavtat Old Town are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Sunj Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik.

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

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavtat Old Town, Sunj Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

4
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Escape the urban bustle at Kravica and Apparition Hill. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Bridge (Stari Most) and il Monte Della Croce. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, examine the collection at Bosnian National Monument Muslibegovic House, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Partisan Cemetery.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Mostar holiday site .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Mostar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Dubrovnik in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Mostar: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Blagaj tekija, Kravica
Highlights from your plan
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica

4
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
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 River Rafting & Tubing and Galerija 11/07/95. Get some cultural insight at Bascarsija and Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995. And it doesn't end there: hike along Vrelo Bosne, take in the spiritual surroundings of Emperor's Mosque, contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, and take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Start your trip to Sarajevo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by train from Mostar to Sarajevo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in August, expect Sarajevo to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trip

River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): wander the streets of Skadarlija, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, then examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save).

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Belgrade trip builder .

You can fly from Sarajevo to Belgrade in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in August, Belgrade is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija

3
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda Church of St George, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Sveti Nikolay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vitosha Mountain.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sofia travel route builder website .

You can fly from Belgrade to Sofia in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Sofia. In August in Sofia, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
The Rotunda Church of St George ©
The Rotunda Church of St George

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