31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Piran, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  12​h 45​min
End: Newark, United States

5
nights
Athens, Greece

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and don't miss a visit to Ancient Agora of Athens.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Athens online travel route planner .

Newark, USA to Athens is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Newark to Athens, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 91°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Ohrid.

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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

2
nights
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 (Sat): make a trip to Samoil's Fortress and then contemplate the long history of St. Jovan Kaneo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Lake Ohrid.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Ohrid trip maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Athens to Ohrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Ohrid. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Athens in August: high temperatures in Ohrid hover around 84°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.

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Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Samoil's Fortress ©
Samoil's Fortress

2
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
On the 7th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Tomic Winery and then head off the coast to Pakleni Otoci. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Dubovica and then tour the water at your own pace with Ilirio's Hvar Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Hvar online road trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ohrid to Hvar. Traveling from Ohrid in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Hvar, with lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

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Tomic Winery
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Ilirio's Hvar Tours ©
Ilirio's Hvar Tours
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a memorable ride with Dubrovnik Cable Car, enjoy breathtaking views from Gornji Ugao Tower, explore the ancient world of Gradske Zidine, then don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and finally head off the coast to Island of Lokrum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Stradun and then wander the streets of Old Town.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik trip app .

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in August, and nighttime lows around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kotor.

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Gradske Zidine ©
Gradske Zidine
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Dubrovnik Cable Car ©
Dubrovnik Cable Car

2
nights
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 11th (Sat): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Stari Grad Kotor, then delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, and then examine the collection at Cats Museum.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor vacation maker tool .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dubrovnik in August since evenings lows in Kotor dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Kotor

#Historic Sites, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
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St. Tryphon Cathedral ©
St. Tryphon Cathedral
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

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 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), wander the streets of Knez Mihailova, then appreciate the history behind Prince Mihailo Monument, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

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Getting from Kotor to Belgrade by combination of flight and bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kotor in August: highs in Belgrade hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Piran.

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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Room Escape Games

2
nights
Piran, Slovenia

Piran ©
On the 15th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. George, make a trip to Piran Town Walls, admire the striking features of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Skocjan Caves. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Port Piran, then stroll through Svetilnik Beach, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Piran online trip maker .

Explore your travel options from Belgrade to Piran with the Route module. In August in Piran, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Piran

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Koper, Skocjan Caves, Svetilnik Beach
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Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then get great views at The Nine Towers, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, pause for some photo ops at Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke).

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Zurich road trip app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Piran to Zurich. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Zurich to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Zurich

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke) ©
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in August, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). On the 21st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Vienna.

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Parliament ©
Parliament
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Vienna are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

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Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Petřín and then don't miss a visit to Charles Bridge.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Prague visit app .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Prague sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 57°F at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Milan.

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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 26th (Sun), tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria delle Grazie. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and then examine the collection at Castello Sforzesco.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Milan day trip planning tool .

Fly from Prague to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Prague in August, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 85°F and 66°F. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Outdoors

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Turati Centro Nautico Lario
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Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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