8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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8 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Liepaja, Latvia
1
Liepaja, Latvia
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 45​min
End: Liepaja, Latvia

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Liepaja, Latvia

Liepaja ©
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Northern Forts, don't miss a visit to Lighthouse Akmensrags, contemplate the long history of Karosta Prison, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Orthodox Sea Cathedral, and finally take an in-depth tour of Liepaja Museum.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Liepaja trip itinerary builder .

If you are flying in from Latvia, the closest major airport is Liepāja International Airport. In August, daily temperatures in Liepaja can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Lighthouse Akmensrags
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Northern Forts ©
Northern Forts
Karosta Prison ©
Karosta Prison
Holy Trinity Cathedral ©
Holy Trinity Cathedral

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night
Krakow, Poland

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow trip website .

You can fly from Gdansk to Krakow in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Gdansk in August: highs in Krakow hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Zakopane.

Things to do in Krakow

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours

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night
Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane ©
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gubalowka beach and then take in breathtaking views at Koscielisko Valley.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zakopane route maker site .

You can drive from Krakow to Zakopane in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Krakow in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Zakopane, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Zakopane

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Koscielisko Valley
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Koscielisko Valley ©
Koscielisko Valley
Gubalowka Beach ©
Gubalowka Beach

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then view the masterpieces at Multium - space and mirror gallery, then explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle (hrad), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's / Blue Church.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bratislava planner .

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Bratislava takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zakopane in August: high temperatures in Bratislava hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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 6th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, immerse yourself in nature at Nemzeti Botanikus Kert, and then head off the coast to Margaret Island. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere and then test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Nature Parks Spas

Side Trip

Nemzeti Botanikus Kert
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Thermal Spas
Hősök tere ©
Hősök tere

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Warsaw day trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Budapest in August, plan for slightly colder days in Warsaw, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego ©
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Rynek Starego Miasta ©
Rynek Starego Miasta

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