22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
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Vatican City, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Serravalle, San Marino
— 1 night
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Valletta, Malta
— 1 night
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Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 1 day
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): walk around Spa Park, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then head off the coast to Bled Island. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Tivoli Park, visit Ljubljana Old Town, make a trip to Mestni Trg, then make a trip to Prešeren Square, then snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip maker.

Edinburgh, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Edinburgh to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Island
Bled Island
4.3
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Water Body
Ljubljanica River
4.6

1
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Zagreb, Croatia

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 10th (Sat), test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Zagreb

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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9

2
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jerusalem of Europe

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 11th (Sun): take in the views from Latin Bridge, then steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), then take an in-depth tour of War Childhood Museum, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, take in the spiritual surroundings of Bascarsija Mosque, make a trip to Sarajevo War Tunnel, then steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo trip builder app.

Fly from Zagreb to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Sarajevo sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

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Must see
Walking tours
5.0
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Historic Site
Bascarsija
4.7
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Must see
War Childhood Museum
4.8

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, then get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and finally stroll through Ada Ciganlija.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Belgrade sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In July, daytime highs in Belgrade are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Belgrade

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
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Historic Site
Kalemegdan
4.7

1
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Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): snap pictures at The Stone Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Memorial House of Mother Teresa, and then explore the activities along Lake Matka.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Skopje online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Skopje takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Skopje

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Water Body
Lake Matka
4.6

2
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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): make a trip to Ancient Agora of Athens, then take a stroll through Plaka, and then explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Athens road trip planner.

Fly from Skopje to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Skopje in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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World heritage site
Acropolis of Athens
4.7
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7
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Neighborhood
Plaka
4.4

1
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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): walk around Grand Park (Parku i Madh), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then brush up on your military savvy at BunkArt 2, and finally make a trip to Skanderbeg Square.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Tirana trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Tirana takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Tirana is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Tirana when traveling from Athens in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Parks
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History Museum
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
3.8
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Landmark
Skanderbeg Square
3.5
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Military Museum
BunkArt 2
4.5

1
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Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica ©
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Podgorica day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Podgorica takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vatican City.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Water Body
Lake Skadar
4.4
Water Body
Morača River
4.6

1
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Vatican City, Italy

Vatican City ©

City of Seven Hills

Covering 44 hectares (110 acres) in the city center of Rome, the wall-enclosed sovereign state of Vatican City is one of the most famous religious sites worldwide, serving as the papal residence and home of the Roman Catholic church.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vatican City trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Podgorica to Vatican City with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Vatican City are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Vatican City

Historic Sites · Museums
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Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8
Art Museum
Vatican Museums
4.2
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Monument
La Pieta
4.8

2
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 20th (Tue), make a trip to Piazza di Trevi, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Spanish Steps, steep yourself in history at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Roman Forum.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary builder website.

Rome is very close to Vatican City. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Serravalle.

Things to do in Rome

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Must see
Pantheon
4.8
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Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4

1
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Serravalle, San Marino

Serravalle ©
Serravalle is a castello located in the European republic of San Marino. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Orti Borghesi San Marino, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Marino, step into the grandiose world of Guaita, then get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Titan, and finally contemplate the long history of Cesta Tower.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Serravalle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and car from Rome to Serravalle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. In July, daytime highs in Serravalle are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Valletta.

Things to do in Serravalle

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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Castle
Guaita
4.7
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World heritage site
Mount Titan
4.8
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Government Building
Palazzo Pubblico
4.5

1
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Valletta, Malta

Valletta ©

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Casa Rocca Piccola, take in nature's colorful creations at Upper Barrakka Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Co-Cathedral, then pause for some photo ops at Hal Saflieni Hypogeum, then Head underground at Blue Grotto (Il-Hnejja), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parrocca San Pawl Nawfragu.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Valletta journey maker app.

Getting from Serravalle to Valletta by combination of bus, train, and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Valletta are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Valletta

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

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World heritage site
St. John's Co-Cathedral
4.7

1
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Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Andorra la Vella trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Valletta to Andorra la Vella in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. You will leave for Madrid on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Winter Sports

2
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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 25th (Sun), walk around Parque del Retiro, then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, and then make a trip to Puerta del Sol. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and then contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Madrid travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Andorra la Vella to Madrid takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Must see
Parque del Retiro
4.8
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Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 27th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, then contemplate the long history of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and finally take a stroll through Alfama. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, and then appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip site.

You can fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to Lisbon. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Must see
Lisbon Oceanarium
4.6
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World heritage site
Belém Tower
4.2

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