23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kamnik, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
5
Koper, Slovenia
— 1 day
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Piran, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt trip planner.

Lillers, France to Hallstatt is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Museums
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Bled, Slovenia

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 4th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with Diving Bled, then get great views at Ojstrica, then Head underground at Pokljuka Gorge, and finally admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Hallstatt to Bled by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Kamnik.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

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Kamnik, Slovenia

— 1 night
History buffs can spend their entire Kamnik vacation soaking in the town's medieval appeal at two castles, monastery, and lively streets packed with artisanal workshops.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Zaprice Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, and then soothe aching muscles at Natural Health Resort.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kamnik vacation planner.

You can drive from Bled to Kamnik in an hour. In August in Kamnik, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Kamnik

Historic Sites · Spas
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, then explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana, and finally ponder the world of politics at Town Hall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, then stroll the grounds of Žale Cemetery, and then soar above the sights with Balonarski Center Barje.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary app.

Ljubljana is just a stone's throw from Kamnik. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Ljubljana

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Koper, Slovenia

— 1 day
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza Tito, explore the historical opulence of Socerb Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Friary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Koper day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Koper takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Koper, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Piran, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, relax and rejuvenate at Fish Spa Piran, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Sodna palaca.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Piran trip itinerary maker tool.

Piran is very close to Koper. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Rovinj.

Things to do in Piran

Spas · Historic Sites
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Rovinj, Croatia

— 5 nights

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Main Street and Monkodonja Hill Fort. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valle dIstria/Bale and Mulini Beach. Step out of Rovinj to go to Pula and see Museum Olei Histriae, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Spiaggia Isola rossa, Rovigno, take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Sottomuro, relax in the rural setting at Stancija Collis, and get a new perspective on things with Dolphin Watching Rovinj.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rovinj trip planner.

Getting from Piran to Rovinj by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Rovinj can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can fly to Split.

Things to do in Rovinj

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Split, Croatia

— 1 night

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 15th (Sun), look for gifts at Break Time, make a trip to The Golden Gate, then get a dose of the wild on Avere Tourism, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Vestibulum of Diocletian's Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Split online journey planner.

You can fly from Rovinj to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. You'll set off for Dubrovnik on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Split

Side Trip

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 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.
On the 16th (Mon), see Off-Road Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik travel route planner.

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In August in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Aeropark Budapest and then get outside with City Park Városliget. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Szabó Marzipan Museum, then kick back and relax at Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), and then kick back and relax at Roman Beach.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Dubrovnik to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 18°C. On the 20th (Fri), you're off to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

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.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety, and then view the masterpieces at Multium - space and mirror gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Bratislava sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Bratislava

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Zakopane, Poland

— 1 night

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
On the 21st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Willa Koliba - Zakopane Style Museum, explore the world behind art at The Wladyslaw Hasior Gallery, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Zakopane day trip tool.

You can drive from Bratislava to Zakopane in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and car; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Bratislava in August, with highs in Zakopane at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Zakopane

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

Krakow, Poland

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): examine the collection at Galeria Figur Stalowych, get to know the fascinating history of Szeroka Street, and then make a trip to Statue of Jan Karski. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Kościół św. Bernardyna ze Sieny, examine the collection at Krakow for Beginners (Krakow in 15 minutes), then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Wojciech, and finally steep yourself in history at Jagiellonian University - Collegium Juridicum.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow travel route planner.

You can drive from Zakopane to Krakow in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

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