36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 1 night
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Spanish Synagogue and St Barbara's Church. Staromestske namesti and Church of Our Lady before Tyn are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Prague day trip site.

Boston, USA to Prague is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

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Prague Castle
4.5

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wawel Cathedral and Sukiennice (Cloth Hall). Let the collections at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Zamek Królewski capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, and get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow day trip tool.

Getting from Prague to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego and Old Town. Your inner history buff will appreciate Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Mausoleum of the Soviet Soldiers Cemetery. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, get engrossed in the history at POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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Take a train from Krakow to Warsaw in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. May in Warsaw sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
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Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then steep yourself in history at Stavropoleos Monastery.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bucharest journey planner.

Fly from Warsaw to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Bucharest. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Warsaw in May: highs in Bucharest hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Sofia.

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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
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Historic Site
Stavropoleos Monastery
4.7
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 12th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Sveti Nikolay.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Sofia, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Belgrade.

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Must see
Boyana Church
4.2
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Architectural Building
Temple Sveti Nikolay
4.4

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, then don't miss a visit to Knez Mihailova, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Skadarlija, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip website.

You can drive from Sofia to Belgrade in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in May, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
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Must see
Kalemegdan
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Neighborhood
Skadarlija
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©

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.
On the 16th (Sat), examine the collection at Galerija 11/07/95, steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, then steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque. On the next day, walk around Vrelo Bosne and then see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo day trip planning app.

You can fly from Belgrade to Sarajevo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Galerija 11/07/95
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Bascarsija
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War Childhood Museum
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

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.
Appreciate the collections at War Photo Limited and Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kayaking & Canoeing and The Franciscan Church and Monastery. Go for a jaunt from Dubrovnik to Cavtat to see Cavtat Old Town about 34 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and stop by Old Town.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 72°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Adventure · Outdoors · Tours

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War Photo Limited
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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palazzo di Diocleziano and Historic City of Trogir. Museum-lovers will appreciate Mestroviceve Crikvine Kastilac and Museum of Senses Split. And it doesn't end there: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Kuzma and St Damjan, and look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Split visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Split are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Split

Side Trips

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Marjan Park
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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.
On the 24th (Sun), Head underground at Postojna Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle and then stroll through Vintgar Gorge.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Getting from Split to Ljubljana by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in May, things will get slightly colder in Ljubljana: highs are around 68°F and lows about 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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Postojna Cave
4.6
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Predjama Castle
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Vintgar Gorge
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Popular historic sites such as Liberty Statue and Matthias Church are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy, and appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Budapest visit planner.

Getting from Ljubljana to Budapest by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

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Must see
Liberty Statue
4.6
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Must see
Matthias Church
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then don't miss a visit to St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town and then steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava route builder.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Bratislava are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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History Museum
Devin Castle
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Historic Site
Michalska Brana
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and Albertina. Get some cultural insight at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, make a trip to Stephansplatz, pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche, and explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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Schonbrunn Palace
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Melk Abbey
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. June in Salzburg sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

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Specialty Museum
Red Bull Hangar-7
4.6

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