23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
2
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
3
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
4
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
6
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
7
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
8
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
9
Golubac, Serbia
— 1 night
10
Nis, Serbia
— 1 night
11
Kolašin Municipality, Montenegro
— 1 night
12
Budva, Montenegro
— 1 night
13
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
14
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
15
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
16
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
— 5 nights

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bled trip planner.

Madrid, Spain to Bled is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in September: high temperatures in Bled hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trip

Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Highlights from your plan
Old Town Centre of Radovljica ©
Old Town Centre of Radovljica
Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
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 19th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then examine the collection at National Museum of Contemporary History, and finally walk around Tivoli Park. Here are some ideas for day two: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel planner.

Drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Cankarjevo Nabrežje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrežje
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

1
night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zagreb takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum
Croatian Museum of Naive Art ©
Croatian Museum of Naive Art
Atelier Mestrovic ©
Atelier Mestrovic

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 22nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, examine the collection at Froggyland, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally take a stroll through Riva Harbor.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Split travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in September, expect Split to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Split Archaeological Museum ©
Split Archaeological Museum
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic
Froggyland ©
Froggyland

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 23rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, get great views at Minceta Fortress, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Minceta Fortress ©
Minceta Fortress
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola

1
night
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 24th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Kajtaz House, take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mostar trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Mostar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in September, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Mostar. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque
Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995 ©
Kajtaz House ©
Kajtaz House

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 (Sat), explore the world behind art at Galerija 11/07/95, get engrossed in the history at War Childhood Museum, contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), steep yourself in history at Vijećnica, then get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo online travel route builder.

You can drive from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, Sarajevo is little chillier than Mostar - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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 26th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ružica, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Aviation.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip planner.

You can fly from Sarajevo to Belgrade in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In September in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Golubac.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ružica ©
Ružica
Military Museum ©
Military Museum
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan

1
night
Golubac, Serbia

Golubac
To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Golubac trip tool.

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Golubac takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Golubac sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will leave for Nis on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Golubac

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

1
night
Nis, Serbia

Nis ©
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. On the 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Christogram Monument, contemplate the long history of Nis Fortress, then explore the ancient world of Skull Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Mediana.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nis sightseeing website.

Getting from Golubac to Nis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Kolašin Municipality.

Things to do in Nis

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nis Fortress ©
Nis Fortress
Skull Tower ©
Skull Tower
Mediana ©
Mediana

1
night
Kolašin Municipality, Montenegro

Kolašin Municipality ©
In the northeastern section of the country, Kolasin Municipality remains the heart of the picturesque region shaped by the Moraca River.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Biogradska Gora National Park and then don't miss a visit to Bendovac Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Kolašin Municipality vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Nis to Kolašin Municipality takes 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budva.

Things to do in Kolašin Municipality

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Biogradska Gora National Park ©
Biogradska Gora National Park
Bendovac Viewpoint ©
Bendovac Viewpoint

1
night
Budva, Montenegro

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Miločer Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mogren Beach, then steep yourself in history at Citadel, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ivan Church.

Make your Budva itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Kolašin Municipality to Budva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Miločer Park
Highlights from your plan
Miločer Park ©
Miločer Park
Citadel
Citadel
Saint Ivan Church
Saint Ivan Church

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 1st (Fri), examine the collection at Bektashi World Center, brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1, then get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then learn about all things military at BunkArt 2, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tirana road trip app.

Traveling by car from Budva to Tirana takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tirana are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to take a shuttle to Ohrid.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Bunk'Art 1 ©
Bunk'Art 1
BunkArt 2 ©
BunkArt 2
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque

2
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
On the 2nd (Sat), steep yourself in history at Plaoshnik, take an in-depth tour of Bay of the Bones Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery Saint Naum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Climent of Ohrid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ohrid trip planning app.

Traveling by shuttle from Tirana to Ohrid takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Tirana in October: high temperatures in Ohrid hover around 20°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Plaoshnik ©
Plaoshnik
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

1
night
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 4th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church, then admire the striking features of Church St. George Rotunda, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Institute of Archaeology with Museum.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Sofia route planner.

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Sofia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Ohrid to Sofia is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Church St. George Rotunda ©
Church St. George Rotunda
Saint Sofia Church ©
Saint Sofia Church
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church

5
nights
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv ©
Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Ethnographic Museum and Regional Natural History Museum of Plovdiv. Do some cultural sightseeing at Plovdiv Roman Theatre and Bachkovo Monastery. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Assen's Fortress, stroll around Park Tsar Simeon, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Stadium of Philippopolis.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Plovdiv online trip planner.

Getting from Sofia to Plovdiv by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Bachkovo Monastery, Assen's Fortress
Highlights from your plan
Assen's Fortress ©
Assen's Fortress
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
Bachkovo Monastery ©
Bachkovo Monastery

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