9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Zagreb, Croatia
train:  4 h 30 min
1
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
train:  3 h 30 min
2
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
train:  5 h
3
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
train:  5 h 30 min
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
train:  2 h 30 min
5
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
train:  2 h 30 min
End: Zagreb, Croatia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Panteleimon, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Skopje online tour planner.

Zagreb, Croatia to Skopje is an approximately 2.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Skopje can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Room Escape Games
Church of St. Panteleimon ©
Church of St. Panteleimon

2
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the sky in a new way at Muzeiko, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then shop like a local with Vitosha Boulevard. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sofia trip planner.

Drive from Skopje to Sofia in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Skopje to Sofia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral

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 31st (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", then soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Bucharest sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Bucharest

Spas Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Spas & Wellness
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 1st (Wed), learn about winemaking at Podrum Probus, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, stop by Dorcol, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Petka's Chapel, then take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Belgrade itinerary planner.

Fly from Bucharest to Belgrade in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Neighborhoods Spas Fun & Games

Side Trip

Podrum Probus
Highlights from your plan
Podrum Probus ©
Podrum Probus
Spas
Dorcol ©
Dorcol

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Sarajevo War Tunnel, then contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, and then wander the streets of Ferhadija Pedestrian Street. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995 and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Sarajevo visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Sarajevo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Ferhadija Pedestrian Street ©
Ferhadija Pedestrian Street

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