53 days in Germany & Eastern Europe Itinerary

53 days in Germany & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly:  11 h
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  5 h
3
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
6
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Train + Bus:  4 h
7
Gdansk, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
8
Lviv, Ukraine
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
11
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
12
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Bus:  6 h
13
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Bus:  3 h
14
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
15
Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
16
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
17
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Bus:  5 h 45 min
18
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
19
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
20
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 7 nights
Fly:  13 h
End: Toronto, Canada

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
For more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Frankfurt online vacation planner.

Toronto, Canada to Frankfurt is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Toronto to Frankfurt. Traveling from Toronto in September, plan for little chillier nights in Frankfurt, with lows around 13°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums

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nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, thenmake a trip to Marienplatz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, thenmake a trip to Cathedral of St Peter's, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika St. Emmeram, and finally contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munich tour itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Munich. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Regensburg
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of St Peter's ©
Cathedral of St Peter's
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Basilika St. Emmeram ©
Basilika St. Emmeram

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Großer Tiergarten has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, thencontemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, and finally head outdoors with Berlin Racing Bikes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berlin day trip planning website.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial ©
Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church ©
Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church
Berlin Racing Bikes ©
Berlin Racing Bikes

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, take in the spiritual surroundings of Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, take some stellar pictures from Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, thenbrowse the exhibits of Fat Margaret (Paks Margareeta), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik, and finally take a stroll through Tallinn Old Town. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, see the interesting displays at Estonian Health Care Museum, thenstep into the grandiose world of Toompea Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Orthodox Church, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kadriorg Palace.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Tallinn trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Berlin to Tallinn in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Tallinn is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Riga.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town

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nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Riga driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Tallinn to Riga takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum ©
Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 11th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum (The Green House), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Theresa, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Casimir. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church Of St Peter And St Paul, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika), take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia), thensee the interesting displays at Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, and finally stroll the grounds of Rasu Cemetery (Rasu kapines).

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vilnius tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Vilnius sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Gdansk.

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Theresa ©
Church of St. Theresa
Church Of St Peter And St Paul ©
Church Of St Peter And St Paul
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika) ©
Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika)

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nights
Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Westerplatte. Step off the beaten path and head to Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej) and Gdańsk Town Hall. Change things up with a short trip to Stutthof Concentration Camp in Sztutowo (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Church, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, don't miss a visit to Four Quarters Fountain (Fontanna Czterech Kwartalow), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dominikanie Gdańsk - Bazylika pw. Świętego Mikołaja | St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Gdansk trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Gdansk takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Vilnius to Gdansk, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Gdansk are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Stutthof Concentration Camp
Highlights from your plan
Dlugi Targ Square ©
Dlugi Targ Square
Old Town ©
Old Town
Westerplatte ©
Westerplatte

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Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Lychakiv Cemetery and Roman CatholicChurch of the Exaltation of St. Joseph. Visit St. Trinity Cathedral and Wooden Church of St. Trinity for their historical value. Explore Lviv's surroundings by going to Olesko Castle (in Olesko), Pidhirtsi Castle (in Pidhirtsi) and Zhovkva Castle (in Zhovkva). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, steep yourself in history at Bandinelli Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Transfiguration.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lviv route maker app.

Getting from Gdansk to Lviv by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Gdansk to Lviv due to the time zone difference. In September in Lviv, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Truskavets, Drohobych, Olesko, Pidhirtsi, Zhovkva
Highlights from your plan
Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Nedbalka Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bratislava itinerary planner.

Fly from Lviv to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, thenadmire the striking features of Matthias Church, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Step out of the city life by going to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Romania Motorcycle Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Stavropoleos Monastery and Old Town. Get out of town with these interesting Bucharest side-trips: Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia) and Tiriac Collection (in Otopeni). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint George New Church (Biserica Sfantul Gheorghe Nou), learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Yeshua Tova Synagogue, and examine the collection at Ceausescu Mansion.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bucharest trip planning app.

Getting from Budapest to Bucharest by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Budapest in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Bucharest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Mogosoaia Palace, Tiriac Collection
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kalemegdan and Orthodox Cathedral of St Nicholas. Visit St. Sava Temple and The National Assembly for their historical value. Explore Belgrade's surroundings by going to Sremski Karlovci (Podrum Probus, Sremski Karlovci, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Ružica, have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, admire the striking features of Crkva Svetog Marka, and don't miss a visit to Cvetni Trg.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from Bucharest to Belgrade in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Belgrade due to the time zone difference. In September in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trip

Sremski Karlovci
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple
Sremski Karlovci ©
Sremski Karlovci

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nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Arabati Baba Tekke and Macedonia Square. Step off the beaten path and head to Xhamia E Larme and Isa Beg Hammam. Take a break from Skopje with a short trip to Stobi in Palikura, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Daut Pasha Hamam, admire the striking features of Kapan Han, wander the streets of Old Bazaar, Skopje, and get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Memorial Centre.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Skopje trip 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 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Tetovo, Stobi
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. Panteleimon ©
Church of St. Panteleimon
Stobi ©
Stobi
Arabati Baba Tekke ©
Arabati Baba Tekke

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Halveti Hayati Tekke, see the interesting displays at National Workshop For Handmade Paper, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo, thensteep yourself in history at Early Christian Basilica, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Mary Perybleptos.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ohrid trip planner.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Ohrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Ohrid, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to take a shuttle to Tirana.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Holy Mary Perybleptos ©
Holy Mary Perybleptos
Early Christian Basilica ©
Early Christian Basilica

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): make a trip to Skanderbeg Square, get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, thenget engrossed in the history at Bektashi World Center, thenexplore the historical opulence of Petrela Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at House of Leaves, explore the historical opulence of Preza Castle, thenappreciate the history behind Statue of George W. Bush, thensee the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum of Kruja, and finally step into the grandiose world of Kruja Castle.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read our Tirana trip maker app.

Getting from Ohrid to Tirana by shuttle takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ohrid in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tirana: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Tirana

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kruje, Petrela Castle, Preza Castle, Statue of George W. Bush
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Preza Castle ©
Preza Castle
Kruja Castle ©
Kruja Castle

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Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
On the 8th (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Lezhe Castle, make a trip to Former Palace of King Nikola I, and then trek along Peaks Of The Balkans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Rozafa Castle and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Shkoder tour itinerary maker app.

Getting from Tirana to Shkoder by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Shkoder sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lezhe Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity ©
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity
Lezhe Castle ©
Lezhe Castle

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Namfleg. On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Trg Sv. Tripuna, delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, thensteep yourself in history at Kotor Fortress, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nikola Church, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery and Church of St. Clare.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip maker app.

You can drive from Shkoder to Kotor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Kotor sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Dobrota, Perast, Spiljari
Highlights from your plan
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
St. Mark’s Church ©
St. Mark’s Church

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 12th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Radimlja, take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), and then make a trip to Sniper Tower. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House), get engrossed in the history at Bosnaseum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, thenshop like a local with Art Studio Pandur, thensteep yourself in history at Kajtaz House, and finally brush up on your military savvy at War Photo Exhibition.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mostar trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Kotor to Mostar in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Mostar sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Radimlja
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar ©
Radimlja ©
Radimlja

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Sarajevo Memorial for Children Killed during Siege, admire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95, contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, thenappreciate the history behind Monument All Man Multicultural, and finally admire the sheer force of Skakavac. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, steep yourself in history at Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque, steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), thenpause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Sarajevo, and finally see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Sarajevo journey maker 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 October, with highs in Sarajevo at 20°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Skakavac
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Castle and St. George's Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity (in Hrastovlje), Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower (in Koper) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take in the dramatic scenery at Peričnik Waterfall, delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Sarajevo to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Piran, Hrastovlje Church of the Holy Trinity, Tolmin Gorge
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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