16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  9 h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
8
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
9
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 15 min
End: Cairo, Egypt

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lesser Town and Rudolfinum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, stop by Artel, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague sightseeing planner.

Cairo, Egypt to Prague is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect Prague to be much colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery, stop by Merci Charity Boutique, and then stop by Romanian Boutique.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Bucharest trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Prague in August: highs in Bucharest hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 18°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Shopping Historic Sites
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Romanian Boutique ©
Romanian Boutique
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church and then stop by Paradise Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sofia trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bucharest to Sofia by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Sofia can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Shopping
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Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church
Paradise Center ©
Paradise Center

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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 18th (Thu): stop by Galeria Krakowska, look for gifts at Asortyment Shop, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and finally look for gifts at Kacper Ryx Historical Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Wojciech and then head outdoors with Meadows of Cracow.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Krakow takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Krakow due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in August, you will find days in Krakow are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Church of St. Wojciech ©
Church of St. Wojciech

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): look for gifts at Aupark Shopping Center, take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and then stop by Koralkovy svet.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava online itinerary planner.

Getting from Krakow to Bratislava by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. August in Bratislava sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Aupark Shopping Center ©
Aupark Shopping Center
Koralkovy svet ©
Koralkovy svet

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 21st (Sun), steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő, then browse the different shops at Arena Mall, and finally look for gifts at Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then stop by Arioso, then look for gifts at Reflexshop, and finally stop by Paloma Artist Courtyard.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest journey tool.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Shopping Parks Nature
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stop by Vinoteka Vintesa, stop by Peras, then enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, then look for gifts at La Chocolate, and finally look for gifts at Notes of Zagreb. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): stop by Crop - Authentic Croatian Gifts, stop by Prsut i Sir / The Cheese Shop & More, look for gifts at Take Me Home, then look for gifts at Handmade in Zagreb, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Vinoteka Bornstein.

Before you visit Zagreb, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August, daytime highs in Zagreb are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Zagreb

Shopping Parks Beaches
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Vinoteka Vintesa ©
Vinoteka Vintesa
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
La Chocolate ©
La Chocolate

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Galerija 11/07/95 and then stop by DiVina.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Sarajevo trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Zagreb to Sarajevo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. August in Sarajevo sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Shopping Museums
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Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
DiVina ©
DiVina

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, and then stop by Kokula Art and Craft Shop.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik journey planning app.

Drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in August, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Kokula Art and Craft Shop ©
Kokula Art and Craft Shop

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

Discover how to plan a Split trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Split are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano

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