33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Rijeka, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Graz, Austria
— 2 nights
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Villach, Austria
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 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.
Head to Dulcic Masle Pulitika Gallery and Sebastian Art Gallery & Art Shopfor plenty of shopping. Red History Museum and Art by Stjepko will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Annunciation, take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress, and contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik online route planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Dubrovnik is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, train, and bus. Traveling from Dublin to Dubrovnik, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in January, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Popular historic sites such as St. Sebastian and Old Town Hall are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Break Time or Jaman Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Trogir (St. Mark’s Fortress & Trogir City Hall). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Diocletians Dream, make a trip to Split Synagogue, tour the depths of the sea with a submarine tour, and take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Split online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. January in Split sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zadar.
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Zadar, Croatia — 3 nights

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Get in touch with nature at Beach Ljubac and Fishing Charters & Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Degarra Winery and Narodni trg u Zadru. Spend the 18th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions and look for gifts at Natura Zara.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zadar trip maker.

You can drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Zadar when traveling from Split in January, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Rijeka.
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Rijeka, Croatia — 3 nights

Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Step off the beaten path and head to THAI MAR massage and Capuchin Church of Our Lady of Lourdes. Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral and The Governor's Palace will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Rijeka with an excursion to Katedrala Sv. Jakov in Sibenik--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Veprinac, look for gifts at Manufaktura Opatija, get to know the fascinating history of Stube Petra Kruzica, and pause for some serene contemplation at Serbian-Orthodox St. Nicholas Church.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rijeka trip planning website.

You can drive from Zadar to Rijeka in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Zadar in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rijeka, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 23rd (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, explore the different monuments and memorials at Žale Cemetery, then stroll through Krvavec, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church - Zupnijska cerkev sv. Jurija. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery & Auction house SLOART, take in the views from Cobblers' Bridge, stop by Vineria del Ponte, wander the streets of Breg Embankment, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Railway Museum.

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Traveling by car from Rijeka to Ljubljana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, Ljubljana is little chillier than Rijeka - with highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia — 1 night

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 25th (Wed): take a stroll around Layer House, then take in panoramic vistas at Pungert, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hostages, and finally view the masterpieces at Galerija Mikame.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bled day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Bled in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Bled can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Graz.
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Graz, Austria — 2 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): admire the striking features of Herz Jesu Kirche, examine the collection at Archaeology Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Rein, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bad Weihermuhle Freizeitanlage, and finally make a trip to Gemaltes Haus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Herrengasse, contemplate the long history of Stadtpfarrkirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Succor (Mariahilferkirche), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), and finally don't miss a visit to Franziskanerviertel.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Graz trip planner.

Drive from Bled to Graz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Graz can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Villach.
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Villach, Austria — 3 nights

Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. On the 28th (Sat), hit the slopes at Goldeck Bergbahnen GmbH, surround yourself with nature on Drau Schlauchboot Verleih, then admire the masterpieces at Romermuseum Teurnia, and finally explore the world behind art at Stadtturmgalerie. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Fitness- und Gesundheitsparcours Warmbad-Villach, then take in the natural beauty of Das Maibachl, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Der Stadt Villach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Evangelische Kirche Im Stadtpark.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Villach trip builder app.

Drive from Graz to Villach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 2°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Hofmobiliendepot Mobel Museum. Popular historic sites such as Augustinerkirche and Griechenkirche zur heiligen Dreifaltigkeit are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Stift Heiligenkreuz (in Heiligenkreuz), Stift Klosterneuburg (in Klosterneuburg) and SCS Shopping Center Sued (in Voesendorf). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anna's Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Minoritenkirche, and test the waters at Therme Wien.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip builder site.

You can fly from Villach to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Vienna are 3°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Brno.
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Brno, Czech Republic — 1 night

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): test the waters at Infinit Maximus Brno, then examine the collection at Brno Technical Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. James' Church.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Brno attractions planner.

Drive from Vienna to Brno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Brno can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Womai and Krakil Museum of Illusions. Museum-lovers will get to explore Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu) and Krakow for Beginners (Krakow in 15 minutes). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Galeria Figur Stalowych, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kosciol Sw. Anny - St. Anne's Collegiate Church, explore the world behind art at Muzeum Sztuki Współczesnej w Krakowie MOCAK, and snap pictures at Father Bernatek Footbridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Brno to Krakow takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. February in Krakow sees daily highs of 5°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 6th (Mon), take a stroll through Memorial at Mila 18, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, then brush up on your military savvy at Field Cathedral of the Polish Army, and finally relax in sumptuous surroundings at Enel Sport Spa. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Be Happy Museum Warszawa, then stroll the grounds of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, and then identify plant and animal life at Around Poland.

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You can fly from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. February in Warsaw sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 2 nights

Paris of the North

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.
On the 8th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Ragakapa Nature Park, examine the collection at Jewish Museum / Museum Jews in Latvia, and then indulge your senses at Tour Point. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Salaspils Memorial Ensemble, contemplate the long history of Latvian National Theater, examine the collection at The World of Hat Museum, then look for gifts at OneBouquet, and finally see the interesting displays at Fashion Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Riga road trip planning site.

You can fly from Warsaw to Riga in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Riga due to the time zone difference. In February, daytime highs in Riga are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 1 night

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): soar above the sights with a balloon tour, view the masterpieces at Terra Recognita, then get a taste of the local shopping with Vitrazo Manufaktura, then pause for some serene contemplation at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, and finally examine the collection at Toy museum. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Eddie Antique Bazaar, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, then wander the streets of Gediminas Avenue, and finally get curious at Energy and Technology Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius online holiday maker.

Drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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