18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Balatongyorok, Hungary
Drive:  5​h
1
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
2
Porec, Croatia
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
3
Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
4
Portoroz, Slovenia
— Few hours
shuttle:  45​min
5
Koper, Slovenia
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
6
Kobarid, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
8
Bled, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
9
Postojna, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
10
Trieste, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
11
Ponte Nizza, Italy
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
13
Lucca, Italy
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
14
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
15
Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
16
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
17
Celje, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
End: Balatongyorok, Hungary

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nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
On the 23rd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, shop like a local with Atelier Sottomuro, then stroll around Punta Corrente, and finally take a stroll through Old Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj online tour itinerary planner .

Balatongyorok, Hungary to Rovinj is an approximately 5-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Porec.

Things to do in Rovinj

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Main Street ©
Main Street
Atelier Sottomuro ©
Atelier Sottomuro

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hours
Porec, Croatia

Porec ©
With a scenic location along the Adriatic Sea and a basilica listed as a World Heritage Site, the ancient town of Porec represents the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for gifts at Sole Luna.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Porec trip maker site .

Porec is just a stone's throw from Rovinj. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Piran.

Things to do in Porec

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sole Luna ©
Sole Luna

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night
Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Piran Aquarium, learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, then don't miss a visit to Piran Town Walls, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Piran online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Porec to Piran in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Portoroz.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Francis of Assisi ©
Church of St. Francis of Assisi
Magical World of Shells Museum ©
Magical World of Shells Museum
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George

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hours
Portoroz, Slovenia

Portoroz
Portorož is a Slovenian Adriatic seaside resort and spa town located in the Municipality of Piran in southwestern Slovenia. To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Portoroz attractions planner .

Portoroz is just a stone's throw from Piran. In August, daytime highs in Portoroz are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for Koper on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Portoroz

Tours Outdoors Parks

1
day
Koper, Slovenia

Koper
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Koper day trip planner.

Koper is very close to Portoroz. In August in Koper, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. On the 26th (Sat), you're off toKobarid.

Things to do in Koper

Tours Outdoors Parks

few
hours
Kobarid, Slovenia

Kobarid ©
Kobarid is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid.Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): appreciate the views at Soca Valley and then examine the collection at Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej).

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kobarid day trip website .

Drive from Koper to Kobarid in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Koper in August: high temperatures in Kobarid hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Soca Valley
Highlights from your plan
Soca Valley ©
Soca Valley
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej) ©
Kobarid Museum (Kobariski muzej)

1
night
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Bohinjsko Jezero fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Kobarid to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Bled.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Gorenjski Muzej, Franja Partisan Hospital
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Gorenjski Muzej ©
Gorenjski Muzej
Franja Partisan Hospital ©
Franja Partisan Hospital

few
hours
Bled, Slovenia

Bled
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by bus from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You'll set off for Postojna on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 28th (Mon), Head underground at Postojna Caves and then examine the collection at Jezerski hram.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Postojna journey planning tool .

You can drive from Bled to Postojna in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Jezerski hram
Highlights from your plan
Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves
Jezerski hram ©
Jezerski hram

few
hours
Trieste, Italy

Trieste
Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Trieste trip maker website .

Getting from Postojna to Trieste by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Postojna in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Trieste, with lows of 23°C. You will leave for Ponte Nizza on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Trieste

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

1
day
Ponte Nizza, Italy

Ponte Nizza ©
Ponte Nizza is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Pavia in the Italian region Lombardy, located about 70 km south of Milan and about 35 km south of Pavia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Grotta di San Ponzo, then admire the striking features of Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio, and then contemplate the long history of Borgo della Rocca.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ponte Nizza vacation planner.

Getting from Trieste to Ponte Nizza by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Trieste in August: high temperatures in Ponte Nizza hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Ponte Nizza

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Borgo della Rocca
Highlights from your plan
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio ©
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio
Grotta di San Ponzo ©
Grotta di San Ponzo

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace, and then Head underground at Jardin Exotique de Monaco. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Metropole Shopping Monte-Carlo, try to win big at Casino Cafe de Paris, then make a trip to Casino Square, and finally try your luck at Casino of Monte-Carlo.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monaco-Ville tour planner .

Traveling by car from Ponte Nizza to Monaco-Ville takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Ponte Nizza in August, things will get a bit warmer in Monaco-Ville: highs are around 32°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lucca.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
Highlights from your plan
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco ©
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Casino Square ©
Casino Square
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace

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nights
Lucca, Italy

Lucca ©
Lucca, famous for its intact Renaissance-era city walls, remained an independent city-state until the end of the 18th century.
On the 1st (Fri), kick back and relax at Bagno Maurizio, then steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Chiesa e Battistero di San Giovanni e Santa Reparata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Bagno Carlo and then head outdoors with Bagno Brunella e Ada Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lucca attractions website .

Traveling by car from Monaco-Ville to Lucca takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Monaco-Ville in August since evenings lows in Lucca dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Pisa.

Things to do in Lucca

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bagno Maurizio, Bagno Carlo, Bagno Brunella e Ada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bagno Maurizio ©
Bagno Maurizio
St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Bagno Carlo ©
Bagno Carlo

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nights
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then stroll through Bagno Vittorio Emanuele, and then examine the collection at Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori. On the 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Rocca di Vicopisano (del Brunelleschi), then stop by Pasta Martelli, then contemplate the long history of Battistero, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Camposanto.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Pisa day trip app .

Pisa is just a stone's throw from Lucca. In September, daytime highs in Pisa are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Siena.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Museo Civico Giovanni Fattori, Pasta Martelli, Rocca di Vicopisano (del Brunelleschi)
Highlights from your plan
Camposanto ©
Camposanto
Battistero ©
Battistero
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina

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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Centro Storico di Siena, explore the world behind art at Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, then explore the world behind art at Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena, and finally contemplate the long history of Casa di Santa Caterina. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sant'Agostino, steep yourself in history at Torre Grossa, then view the masterpieces at Galleria Gagliardi, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Siena trip maker tool .

Getting from Pisa to Siena by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

San Gimignano
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana ©
Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Ljubljana sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Siena to Ljubljana takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Siena in September, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. You'll set off for Celje on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Celje, Slovenia

Celje ©
Celje is the third-largest town in Slovenia. On the 7th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Celje Castle, examine the collection at Celje Regional Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Lake Šmartno.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Celje trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Celje sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Velenje Castle - Velenjski grad
Highlights from your plan
Celje Castle ©
Celje Castle
Celje Regional Museum ©
Celje Regional Museum
Velenje Castle - Velenjski grad ©
Velenje Castle - Velenjski grad

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