12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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12 days in Europe Itinerary

London, United Kingdom
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Sighisoara, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
Sunny Beach, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
— 2 nights
shuttle:  4​h 30​min
Saranda, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
London, United Kingdom

1
day
Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sighisoara travel website .

London, UK to Sighisoara is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Sighisoara is 2 hours. When traveling from London in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sighisoara, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sun) before leaving for Sunny Beach.

Things to do in Sighisoara

#Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
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The Fortified Church of Biertan
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1
day
Sunny Beach, Bulgaria

Sunny Beach ©
Famous for its nightlife, the town of Sunny Beach along the Black Sea coast is the most popular summer vacation spot in the country.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Savior Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Paraskeva, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Church of St. John Aliturgetos, then contemplate the long history of Nessebar, and finally make a splash at Action Aquapark.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sunny Beach road trip planning site .

Getting from Sighisoara to Sunny Beach by car takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sunny Beach when traveling from Sighisoara in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Sunny Beach

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nessebar
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Nessebar ©
Nessebar
Action Aquapark ©
Action Aquapark
Church of St. Paraskeva ©
Church of St. Paraskeva

2
days
Ohrid, Republic of 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ohrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Perivlepta, make a trip to River Drim, steep yourself in history at Early Christian Basilica, take in the exciting artwork at Icon Gallery-Ohrid, then don't miss a visit to Samoil's Fortress, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jovan Kaneo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Ohrid trip app .

Traveling by car from Sunny Beach to Ohrid takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sunny Beach in September since evenings lows in Ohrid dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a shuttle to Saranda.

Things to do in Ohrid

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

River Drim
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Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Church of Our Lady Perivlepta ©
Church of Our Lady Perivlepta

1
day
Saranda, Albania

Saranda ©
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Pulebardha Beach and then steep yourself in history at Butrint.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Saranda trip itinerary maker website .

Take a shuttle from Ohrid to Saranda in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ohrid to Saranda. In September, Saranda is somewhat warmer than Ohrid - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Saranda

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Historic Sites
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Blue Eye (Syri Kalter) ©
Blue Eye (Syri Kalter)
Butrint ©
Butrint
Pulebardha Beach ©
Pulebardha Beach

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Grubonja Palace, don't miss a visit to City Walls, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Blazena Ozana, then pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and finally explore the activities along Bay of Kotor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Kotor visit planner .

Traveling by car from Saranda to Kotor takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Saranda in September since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Kotor

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Adventure

Side Trip

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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Church of Blazena Ozana ©
Church of Blazena Ozana
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, then see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, then steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and finally take in the views from Latin Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Srca Isusova, pick up some local products at Pijaca Markale, then see the interesting displays at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Sarajevo tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Sarajevo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kotor in September; daily highs in Sarajevo reach 26°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Tours
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Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Walking tours
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War Childhood Museum

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