39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lazise, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lake Maggiore, Italy
— 2 nights
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Tenno, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rovereto, Italy
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 12th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg tour site.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Salzburg is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in July, you will find days in Salzburg are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Escape the urban bustle at Naturpark Mannersdof-Wuste and Rosarium. Get out of town with these interesting Vienna side-trips: Allander Tropfsteinhohle (in Alland) and Biospharenpark Wienerwald (in Tullnerbach). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Am Gestade, and explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Vienna journey builder website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 2 nights

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.
Do your shopping at DiVina and Ferhadija Pedestrian Street. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, make a trip to Vijećnica, deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, and snap pictures at Latin Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sarajevo trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Vienna to Sarajevo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Sarajevo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 3 nights
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Take a break from the city and head to Kravica and River Rafting & Tubing. Shop till you drop at Art Studio Pandur and Old Bazar Kujundziluk. Change things up with a short trip to Medjugorje Tours & Travel in Medjugorje (about 38 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koski-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and contemplate the long history of Kajtaz House.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mostar tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sarajevo to Mostar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Sarajevo in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Mostar: highs are around 39°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trips

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), head off the coast to Lokrum Island and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. On the next day, look for gifts at Break Time, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik journey planning website.

You can drive from Mostar to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mostar in July: highs in Dubrovnik hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to fly to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
For shopping fun, head to Jaksic Gallery or Break Time. Get in touch with nature at Speed Boats Tours and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Split can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Transportation

Side Trips

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Zadar, Croatia

— 2 nights
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Krka National Park. On the next day, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

Plan a Zadar trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Split to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in July, Zadar is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Pula.

Things to do in Zadar

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Nature

Side Trip

Pula, Croatia

— 2 nights
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stop by Gradska Trznica Pula, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then experience rural life at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of National Park Brijuni.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pula driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Zadar to Pula in 4.5 hours. In July in Pula, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Pula

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Slovenia

— 3 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Take a break from the city and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Mala Osojnica. Get out of town with these interesting Bled side-trips: Bohinjsko Jezero (Church of St John the Baptist, Savica Waterfall, &more). There's lots more to do: hike along Vintgar Gorge, get great views at Straža Bled, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bled driving holiday planner.

Getting from Pula to Bled by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Pula in July, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Oasi Ca' di Mezzo. For shopping fun, head to Laboratori Artigiano Vetro Calchera Fabio or Martina Vidal Venezia. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Venice driving holiday planner.

Drive from Bled to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Bled in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Lazise.

Things to do in Venice

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Lazise, Italy

— 3 nights
Lazise is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km west of Venice and about 20km northwest of Verona. Escape the urban bustle at Lago di Garda and Bosco Allegro. Change things up with these side-trips from Lazise: Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda (in Manerba del Garda), Grotte di Catullo (in Sirmione) and Valtenesi del Garda (in San Felice del Benaco). Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Movieland Park. There's still lots to do: stop by Bazar Lenotti s.a.s..

Take the guesswork out of planning a Lazise vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Venice to Lazise in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Lazise are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Lazise

Parks · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Giardino di via Terraggio, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Milan trip tool.

You can drive from Lazise to Milan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Milan are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lake Maggiore.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Lake Maggiore, Italy

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore the activities along San Giulio Island and then explore the activities along Lake Orta. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Riserva Naturale Speciale del Sacro Monte della SS. Trinita, admire the striking features of Palazzo Borromeo, and then steep yourself in history at Parco della Rocca Borromea.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lake Maggiore vacation planner.

You can drive from Milan to Lake Maggiore in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tenno.

Things to do in Lake Maggiore

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Tenno, Italy

— 3 nights
Tenno is a comune in Trentino in the northern Italian region Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 30km southwest of Trento. Visiting Schlern-Rosengarten / Sciliar-Catinaccio Nature Park and Lago di Tenno will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Parco Grotta Cascata Varone, admire the verdant scenery at Val d'Algone, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Lorenzo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tenno travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Maggiore to Tenno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tenno can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Rovereto.

Things to do in Tenno

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rovereto, Italy

— 2 nights
Rovereto - Rofreit in German - ("wood of Cornish oaks") is a city and comune in Trentino in northern Italy, located in the Vallagarina valley of the Adige River.HistoryRovereto was an ancient fortress town standing at the frontier between the bishopric of Trento – an independent state until 1797 – and the republic of Venice, and later between Austrian Tyrol and Italy.GeographyRovereto is east of Riva del Garda (at the north-western corner of Lake Garda). On the 16th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Museo Storico Italiano della Guerra, then hike along Road of 52 Tunnels, and then savor the flavors at Distilleria Marzadro. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and then take in the exciting artwork at Casa D'Arte Futurista Depero.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rovereto attractions planning site.

Traveling by car from Tenno to Rovereto takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Rovereto are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovereto

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Bosnia and Herzegovina travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Bridges · Historic Sites
Heart-Shaped Land
With the legacy of war still fresh on the streets of Bosnia and Herzegovina, this Balkan gem is often overlooked as a holiday destination. Part of the former Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina endured a bloody and destructive war for independence in the 1990s, which ripped apart its capital and other important cities. Since then, Bosnians have moved on, and as the rest of the world does too, tourism in the country is slowly growing. You’ll be welcomed by locals with open arms, eager to share their country and culture with those who include Bosnia and Herzegovina in their itineraries. Sarajevo and Mostar top most visitors' list of places to visit for their rich history and charming streets. Make sure to indulge in some local specialities such as burek.

Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Lombardy travel guide

4.4
Sacred & Religious Sites · Architectural Buildings · Nightlife
In the northern part of the country and sharing a border with Switzerland, Lombardy is one Italy's largest regions. It stretches from the Alps all the way to the fertile lowlands of the Po Valley. An ideal holiday destination for winter sports enthusiasts, the region is home to some of the continent's most popular resorts. If you get tired of the mountain views, skiing, and winter clothes, explore the attractions of the southern part of the Lombardy, which is famous for its sprawling vineyards and booming wine production. A region of outstanding cuisine, fashion, history, and culture, Lombardy is dotted with lakes that are surrounded by places to visit, including villas, villages, and nature preserves.