6 days in Europe Itinerary

6 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  5 h
1
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Arandjelovac, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 15 min
5
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Istanbul, Turkey

1
night
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 1st (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, take in panoramic vistas at White Tower of Thessaloniki, then appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius, then steep yourself in history at Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios.

Make your Thessaloniki itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Istanbul, Turkey to Thessaloniki is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Istanbul in September: highs in Thessaloniki hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Historic Sites
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Tue), snap pictures at The Stone Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Macedonia Square, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka, and finally steep yourself in history at Kale.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Skopje travel route planner.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Skopje in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Thessaloniki to Skopje, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Thessaloniki in September, Skopje is slightly colder at night with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Skopje

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square

1
night
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 4th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, view the masterpieces at Art for All, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Belgrade trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Skopje to Belgrade takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Arandjelovac.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
Room Escape Games

1
night
Arandjelovac, Serbia

Arandjelovac ©
On the 5th (Thu), do a tasting at Winery Aleksandrovic, then contemplate the long history of Oplenac, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Risovaca Cave.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Arandjelovac tour site.

Drive from Belgrade to Arandjelovac in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Arandjelovac, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Arandjelovac

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Topola
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Risovaca Cave ©
Risovaca Cave
Oplenac ©
Oplenac
Winery Aleksandrovic ©
Winery Aleksandrovic

1
night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest route planner.

Explore your travel options from Arandjelovac to Bucharest with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Arandjelovac to Bucharest due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Muzeul National al Satului
Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti"
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

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