17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dallas, United States
+2
tram + foot + Fly:  18​h
1
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  3​h
3
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + ferry:  8​h
4
Saranda, Albania
— 1 night
+4
ferry + taxi + Fly + foot + shuttle:  10​h 15​min
5
Brasov, Romania
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + tram:  17​h 30​min
End: Dallas, United States

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Get some historical perspective at St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) and Trg Republike. Museum-lovers will get to explore LEILA Records and Eugster || Belgrade. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija, view the masterpieces at Blatobran Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Skadarlija.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Belgrade trip itinerary website .

Dallas, USA to Belgrade is an approximately 18-hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Dallas to Belgrade due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dallas in November: high temperatures in Belgrade hover around 54°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Belgrade

#Museums, #Shopping, #Nightlife

Side Trip

Belgrade Museum
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Knez Mihailova ©
Knez Mihailova
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) ©
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save)

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and then steep yourself in history at Trogir Historic Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Ilirio's Hvar Tours, wander the streets of Riva Harbor, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, then look for gifts at Filigran Split, and finally stop by Break Time - Nautical Bracelets.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Split sightseeing tool .

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Belgrade in November, things will get a bit warmer in Split: highs are around 64°F and lows about 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Church Of St. Roch, Ilirio's Hvar Tours, Trogir Historic Site
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Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
Trogir Historic Site ©
Trogir Historic Site
Old Split ©
Old Split

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Cavtat Old Town and War Photo Limited. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stradun and Fort Lovrijenac. And it doesn't end there: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, look for gifts at Medusa Gift and Art Shop, admire the masterpieces at Vlaho Bukovac House, and get to know the fascinating history of Lapad.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online travel route builder .

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Saranda.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

1
night
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 4th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Butrint National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Vivar Kanal, steep yourself in history at Butrint, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Blue Eye (Syri Kalter).

To see where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Saranda trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Dubrovnik to Saranda in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dubrovnik to Saranda due to the time zone difference. December in Saranda sees daily highs of 61°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Saranda

#Historic Sites, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trips

Butrint National Park, Vivar Kanal
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park
Butrint ©
Butrint
Blue Eye (Syri Kalter) ©
Blue Eye (Syri Kalter)

1
night
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), take in the spiritual surroundings of Black Church (Biserica Neagra), then look for gifts at Barrique M, and finally stop by The Himalayan Boutique. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brasov Historical Center, look for gifts at Luado Chocolate, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Season Hill.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Brasov vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of ferry, flight, and shuttle from Saranda to Brasov takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Brasov

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Peles Castle, Season Hill, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Hospital in the Rock, indulge your taste buds at Central Market Hall, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then stop by Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Andrassy Avenue. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, then make a trip to Vaci Street, then make a trip to Paloma Artist Courtyard, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Brasov to Budapest in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, car, and train. Traveling from Brasov to Budapest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Budapest are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 29°F. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

#Shopping, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Central Market Hall ©
Central Market Hall
Dohány Street Synagogue ©
Dohány Street Synagogue
Hospital in the Rock ©
Hospital in the Rock

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