45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Pula, Croatia
— 5 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Peaches and Cream Club as well as Maximum Equestrian Club. Discover out-of-the-way places like Liberty Statue and Food Tours. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some serene contemplation at University Church, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

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Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Budapest, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in February, things will get cooler in Budapest: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Maximum Equestrian Club
Highlights from your plan
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Citadel ©
Citadel

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Bascarsija Mosque. Go for a jaunt from Sarajevo to Foca to see Maglić about 2 hours away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, see the interesting displays at Museum Alija Izetbegovic, don't miss a visit to The Academy of Fine Arts, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Sarajevo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Zagreb.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Maglić
Highlights from your plan
Maglić ©
Maglić
Food Tours
Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa ©
Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get in touch with nature at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Jarun Lake. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Medvednica and Museum of Broken Relationships. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Karting Arena Zagreb, walk around Park Bundek, pause for some serene contemplation at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Zagreb takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Jarun Lake
Jarun Lake
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Black Marsh (Crna Mlaka) ©
Black Marsh (Crna Mlaka)

4
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ljubljanica River. Get outdoors at Zgornjesavska Valley and Vogel. Change things up with a short trip to Zelenci Nature Reserve in Kranjska Gora (about 1h 10 min away). Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and stop by Metelkova.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Vogel
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Zelenci Nature Reserve ©
Zelenci Nature Reserve
Vogel ©
Vogel

4
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Get outdoors at Northern Velebit National Park and Konjicki Klub Rakovica. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Premuzic Trail and Equestrian Center Rastoke - Fairyland. Go for a jaunt from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Perusic to see Grabovača about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Zip Line Pazi Medo, explore the activities along Galovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, and Head underground at Supljara cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Krasno Polje, Grabovača, Zip Line Pazi Medo
Highlights from your plan
Grabovača ©
Grabovača
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Take a break from the city and head to Mountain Traveller Croatia and Sokolarski Raptor Centre. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Sibenik City Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Zadar: St. Michael's Fortress (in Sibenik) and Vecka Kula (in Starigrad-Paklenica). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Zadar Land City Gates, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Zadar, examine the collection at Zadar City Museum / Muzej Grada Zadra, and get to know the fascinating history of Narodni trg u Zadru.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zadar day trip planning site.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In February in Zadar, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Sibenik, Starigrad-Paklenica
Highlights from your plan
Mountain Traveller Croatia ©
Mountain Traveller Croatia
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates

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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Off-Road Tours and Marjan Park. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Opensea Diving. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, make a trip to City Clock, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Dominic Church.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Split online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Split, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Off-Road Tours

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Escape the urban bustle at Kocje and Zitna Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bishop's Treasury Museum and Boya Crayons Shop. Change things up with these side-trips from Korcula Town: Monastery of Our Lady of Andela (in Orebic), Massage Centre Ventus (in Viganj) and Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Church Sveti Petar, don't miss a visit to Atelier Abel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Mihovil, and do a tasting at Lovric Winery.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Korcula Town day trip planning website.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Korcula Town in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. March in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lumbarda, Monastery of Our Lady of Andela, Zitna Beach, Massage Centre Ventus
Highlights from your plan
Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Bishop's Treasury Museum ©
Bishop's Treasury Museum
Ethno Museum Barilo ©
Ethno Museum Barilo

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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.
Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Trsteno Arboretum will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Gradac Park and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, stroll through Sveti Jakov Beach, admire the striking features of Prijeko street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue.

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You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In March in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Trsteno Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress
Fishing Charters & Tours
Sveti Jakov Beach ©
Sveti Jakov Beach

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nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Step off the beaten path and head to Land Art Trail on Mt. Ucka and Fazana Beach. Get in touch with nature at Zarecki Krov and Ranch Istra Star. Go for a jaunt from Pula to Hum to see Viale Glagolitico about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Arco dei Sergi, learn about winemaking at Benazic Winery, delve into the distant past at Agrippina's House, and don't miss a visit to Nesactium.

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You can fly from Dubrovnik to Pula in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in March, plan for little chillier nights in Pula, with lows around 5°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Pula

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Vodnjan, Zarecki Krov, Valle dIstria/Bale, Land Art Trail on Mt. Ucka, Viale Glagolitico
Highlights from your plan
Land Art Trail on Mt. Ucka ©
Land Art Trail on Mt. Ucka
Tito's Park ©
Tito's Park
Ranch Istra Star ©
Ranch Istra Star

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