20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
2
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
3
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Bovec, Slovenia
— 1 night
5
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
6
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
7
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
8
Gjirokaster, Albania
— 1 night

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get some historical perspective at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele and Duomo di San Gimignano. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Corridoio Vasariano and Stibbert Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: San Gimignano (Podere La Marronaia- Sosta Alle Colonne, San Gimignano 1300, &more), Tempio di San Biagio (in Montepulciano) and Piazza Pio II (in Pienza). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, make a trip to Palazzo Strozzi, see the interesting displays at Museo di Palazzo Davanzati, and get engrossed in the history at Museo della Pagliazza.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary planning tool.

Calgary, Canada to Florence is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Calgary to Florence. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Calgary in June: high temperatures in Florence hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Tuscany, Tempio di San Biagio, Piazza Pio II
Highlights from your plan
Stibbert Museum ©
Stibbert Museum
San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the galleries of Palazzo Graziani, steep yourself in history at Montale Tower, tour the pleasant surroundings at Orti Borghesi San Marino, thensee the interesting displays at Museo Creature della Notte - Vampiri e Licantropi, thendon't miss a visit to Passo Delle Streghe, and finally walk around San Marino Nature Park.

To see maps and other tourist information, refer to the City of San Marino trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to City of San Marino in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In July in City of San Marino, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo Graziani ©
Palazzo Graziani
Montale Tower ©
Montale Tower

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
You'll explore and learn at Palazzo Mocenigo and Ca' d'Oro. Explore hidden gems such as Museo Querini Stampalia and Chiesa San Simeon Piccolo. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and explore the world behind art at Palazzo Fortuny (Pesaro degli Orfei).

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Venice planner.

You can drive from City of San Marino to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
Highlights from your plan
Museo Querini Stampalia ©
Museo Querini Stampalia
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Palazzo Mocenigo ©
Palazzo Mocenigo

1
night
Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec ©
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, make a trip to Predil Pass, take in the history at Ravelnik Open Air Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Fort Kluze, thenmake a trip to Fort Hermann, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Venice in July, expect Bovec to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Postojna.

Things to do in Bovec

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Thirsty River Brewing ©
Thirsty River Brewing
Mangart Saddle ©
Mangart Saddle
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum Tabor, put a fun spin on your tour with Karra Karst Escapes, thenexplore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, and finally examine the collection at Karst Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bovec to Postojna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Postojna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Karra Karst Escapes, Military Museum Tabor
Highlights from your plan
Military Museum Tabor ©
Military Museum Tabor
Karra Karst Escapes ©
Karra Karst Escapes
Karst Museum ©
Karst Museum

1
night
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Sniper Tower, get a taste of the local shopping with War Photo Exhibition, take an in-depth tour of Bosnaseum, thendon't miss a visit to Mehmed Karadoz Moschee, thentake in the exciting artwork at Art Studio Pandur, and finally steep yourself in history at Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House).

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mostar online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Mostar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of train, shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Postojna in July, things will get a bit warmer in Mostar: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Sniper Tower ©
Sniper Tower
Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House) ©
Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House)
Bosnaseum ©
Bosnaseum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ferhadija Mosque, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Alipasina Mosque, thentake in the history at Sniper Alley, and finally appreciate the history behind Sarajevo Memorial for Children Killed during Siege. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Despic House, steep yourself in history at Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, stop by Bazerdzan, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Alifakovac Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Museum Alija Izetbegovic.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sarajevo itinerary builder site.

Getting from Mostar to Sarajevo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mostar in July, with highs in Sarajevo at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Ferhadija Mosque ©
Ferhadija Mosque
The Despic House ©
The Despic House

1
night
Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster ©
Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
On the 13th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit and then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature&joy. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum and then steep yourself in history at Zekate House.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Gjirokaster visit planner.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Gjirokaster in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Sarajevo in July, expect Gjirokaster to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit
Highlights from your plan
Zekate House ©
Zekate House
Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit ©
Kisha e Labovës së Kryqit
Ethnographic Museum ©
Ethnographic Museum

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