10 days in Central Europe Itinerary

10 days in Central Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Slovakia route planner
Make it your trip
Fly to Košice Airport, Drive to Banska Bystrica
1
Banska Bystrica
— 1 night
Drive
2
Zilina
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Trencin
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Nitra
— 2 nights
Drive to M. R. Štefánik Airport, Fly to Minneapolis

S M T W T F S
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16

Banska Bystrica — 1 night

Banská Bystrica is a city in central Slovakia located on the Hron River in a long and wide valley encircled by the mountain chains of the Low Tatras, the Veľká Fatra, and the Kremnica Mountains. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at MUSEUM SNP, make a trip to Námestie SNP, and then enjoy breathtaking views from The Clock Tower. On the next day, step into the grandiose world of New Castle, step into the grandiose world of Old Castle Banska Stiavnica, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kalvaria.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Banska Bystrica day trip planning app.

Minneapolis, USA to Banska Bystrica is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Zilina.
more
Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 7:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Zilina — 2 nights

Žilina is a city in north-western Slovakia, around 200km from the capital Bratislava, close to both the Czech and Polish borders. On the 8th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the landmark architecture of Rosenfeldov Palace, then make a trip to Marianske Square, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zilina itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Banska Bystrica to Zilina takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Zilina, expect temperatures between 60°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Trencin.
more
Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Trencin — 2 nights

Trenčín is a city in western Slovakia of the central Váh River valley near the Czech border, around 120km from Bratislava. On the 9th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue, then ponder the design of Vodnik, then contemplate the long history of Trenciansky Hrad, and finally steep yourself in history at Katov dom. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from The Colonnade Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Sturovo namestie, and then contemplate the long history of Mestska Veza.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Trencin trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Zilina to Trencin by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Nitra.
more
Side Trip
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip

Nitra — 2 nights

Nitra is a city in western Slovakia, situated at the foot of Zobor Mountain in the valley of the river Nitra. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nitra: St. John the Baptist Cathedral (in Trnava), Cerveny Kamen Castle (in Cerveny Kamen) and Vino Fiala (in Modra). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Nitra Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael the Archangel, make a trip to Nitra Calvary, and walk around Mestsky Park na Sihoti.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Nitra online travel route planner.

You can drive from Trencin to Nitra in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
more
Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries
Side Trips
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
Find places to stay with best proximity to your trip