42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Zell am See, Austria
— 4 nights
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Ischgl, Austria
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Take a break from the city and head to City Park Városliget and Lazar Equestrian Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Miniversum Budapest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Szabó Marzipan Museum (in Szentendre) and Visegrad (Visegrad Citadel & Zugfozde Palinka Museum). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, get your game on at Invisible Exhibition, make a trip to 3d Gallery Budapest, and enjoy some diversion at Celeritas Shooting Club.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Budapest. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Budapest

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel
Budapest Pinball Museum ©
Budapest Pinball Museum

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©

Jerusalem of Europe

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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alipasina Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque, then witness the site of a historic battle at Sniper Alley, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alifakovac Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House, steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, then examine the collection at Museum Alija Izetbegovic, then don't miss a visit to Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, and finally look for gifts at Bazerdzan.

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You can fly from Budapest to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Highlights from your plan
Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa ©
Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa
Svrzo House ©
Svrzo House
Museum Alija Izetbegovic ©
Museum Alija Izetbegovic

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerija Mestrovic and Etnografski muzej Split. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Fishing Charters & Tours. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, steep yourself in history at Venetian tower, browse the range of quality goods at Break Time, and don't miss a visit to Zeljezna Vrata.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Split travel route planning app.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Split in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Split can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Highlights from your plan
Venetian tower ©
Venetian tower
Zipline
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krapina Neanderthal Museum and Spas. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) and Zagreb Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Zagreb side-trips: Marija Bistrica Church (in Marija Bistrica) and Old Castle (Stari Grad) (in Varazdin). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, contemplate the waterfront views at Jarun Lake, admire the masterpieces at Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon), and don't miss a visit to Republic of Croatia Square / Trg Republike Hrvatske.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb visit site.

You can fly from Split to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Split in February, with highs in Zagreb at 8°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Old Castle (Stari Grad) ©
Old Castle (Stari Grad)

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Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Stancija Collis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, make a trip to Trevisol Street, then don't miss a visit to Town Clock, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Benedict, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Italian Alpine Wall of Croatia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, see the interesting displays at Casa Della Batana, appreciate the history behind Delfin-szobor, then pause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Romanica Da Santissima Trindade, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Mother of Mercy, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovinj road trip planning website.

You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Zagreb in February, expect nights in Rovinj to be about the same, around 1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Main Street ©
Main Street
Church of St. Benedict ©
Church of St. Benedict
St. Martin Church ©
St. Martin Church

4
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Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Let the collections at Pivka Park of Military History and Tourist Information Centre - Galerija capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karst Museum and Military Museum Tabor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas), Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija) and Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, stop by Guštarna, make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka, and explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Postojna online route planner.

You can drive from Rovinj to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rovinj in February, with highs in Postojna at 5°C and lows at -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pivka Park of Military History ©
Pivka Park of Military History
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park

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Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Reiterkogelbahn and Skigebiet Maria Alm - Hochkoenig. Get some cultural insight at Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill and Heimatmuseum. Venture out of the city with trips to Kitzbuhel (Element3 Ski School, Kitzbuheler Innenstadt, &more) and Der Talschluss (in Saalbach-Hinterglemm). There's much more to do: stroll through Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Hippolyt, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and don't miss a visit to Light show on the Lake.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Zell am See journey planning app.

Getting from Postojna to Zell am See by car takes about 4 hours. February in Zell am See sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ischgl.

Things to do in Zell am See

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Reiterkogelbahn ©
Reiterkogelbahn
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill ©
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm ©
Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm

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Ischgl, Austria

Ischgl ©
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl, then walk around Erlebnispark Vider Truja, then contemplate the waterfront views at Berglisee, and finally admire the masterpieces at Alpinarium Galtur.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Ischgl vacation site.

Traveling by car from Zell am See to Ischgl takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Zell am See in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Ischgl, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Berglisee ©
Berglisee
Alpinarium Galtur ©
Alpinarium Galtur
Erlebnispark Vider Truja ©
Erlebnispark Vider Truja

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tirol Panorama and Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum). Your inner history buff will appreciate Servite Church and Spitalskirche. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Georgskapelle, stroll around Hofgarten, and stop by Speckeria.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck journey planner.

You can drive from Ischgl to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daytime highs in Innsbruck are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Highlights from your plan
Panorama and kaiserjager museum ©
Panorama and kaiserjager museum
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum
Tirol Panorama ©
Tirol Panorama

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Mozart Audio and Video Museum and Festungsmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian) and Scavenger Escape Salzburg. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Karkogel (in Abtenau), Kleines Matterhorn (in Bad Goisern) and Hallstatt (Parish of the Assumption & Badestrand Hallstatt). There's lots more to do: stroll through Dachstein West, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, deepen your understanding at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Festungsmuseum ©
Festungsmuseum
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church) ©
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church)

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
You'll explore and learn at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hofmobiliendepot - Imperial Furniture Collection and Schmetterlinghaus. Venture out of the city with trips to Krems an der Donau (Karikaturmuseum & Winzer Krems), Stift Heiligenkreuz (in Heiligenkreuz) and Casino Baden (in Baden). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kaiserappartements, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Marx Cemetery, and examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum.

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You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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