34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  9 h 15 min
1
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Eger, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
9
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Shuttle:  2 h
10
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
11
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Take a break from Belgrade with a short trip to Petrovaradin Fortress in Petrovaradin, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and get to know the resident critters at Belgrade Zoo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Belgrade online trip itinerary planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Belgrade is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Belgrade due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in April, things will get colder in Belgrade: highs are around 21°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Petrovaradin Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Room Escape Games

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.
On the 5th (Sun), ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, thencontemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thenboost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Belgrade to Budapest by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Belgrade in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Eger, Hungary

Eger ©
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Dobo Square, make a trip to Torok Kori Minaret, explore the historical opulence of Eger Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of The Basilica, and finally Head underground at Valley of the Beautiful Women. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at Lillafured, browse the exhibits of Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, and then examine the collection at Egri Road Beatles Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Eger travel route tool.

You can drive from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Eger

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Lillafured
Highlights from your plan
Eger Castle ©
Eger Castle
Dobo Square ©
Dobo Square
Lillafured ©
Lillafured

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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), get your game on at Mackafe (cat cafe), and pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava day trip planner.

You can drive from Eger to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daytime highs in Bratislava are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Change things up with a short trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park in Plitvice Lakes National Park (about 1h 50 min away). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zagreb vacation planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Zagreb in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In April in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Room Escape Games
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Museum of Brac (in Skrip), Spanjola (in Hvar) and Jaksic Gallery (in Donji Humac). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, look for gifts at Filigran Split, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Split trip planner.

Fly from Zagreb to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in April, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Wineries

Side Trips

Gaspina mlinica, Museum of Brac, Spanjola, Jaksic Gallery, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and admire the striking features of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planner.

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 25th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Kotor Old City, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rocks, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Namfleg. On the next day, get outside with Mount Vrmac, get to know the fascinating history of Kotor Old Town City Walls, thendon't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health, thenadmire the striking features of St. Tryphon Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castle Of San Giovanni.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Kotor holiday planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Kotor sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spiljari, Mount Vrmac, Our Lady of the Rocks
Highlights from your plan
Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Mount Vrmac ©
Mount Vrmac
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Dajti and then get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Tirana trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Kotor to Tirana by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In April in Tirana, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a shuttle to Ohrid.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Dajti
Highlights from your plan
Dajti ©
Dajti
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Sophia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo, and then explore the activities along Lake Ohrid.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Ohrid sightseeing planning website.

You can take a shuttle from Tirana to Ohrid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Tirana, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Ohrid, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Skopje.

Things to do in Ohrid

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Saint Sophia ©
Saint Sophia

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the history at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, explore the activities along Lake Matka, and then wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Millennium Cross, thendon't miss a visit to Skopje Eye Bridge, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Macedonia Square, and finally snap pictures at The Stone Bridge.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Skopje online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Skopje takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Skopje can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

4
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
When in Sofia, make a side trip to see Borovets Ski Resort in Borovets, approximately Borovets away. Next up on the itinerary: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay, wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sofia road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Sofia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Skopje to Sofia. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Borovets Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Room Escape Games
Borovets Ski Resort ©
Borovets Ski Resort

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