30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Napier, New Zealand
Fly:  32​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
4
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Tabor, Czech Republic
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Kobarid, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
9
Koper, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Cerknica, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  32​h
End: Napier, New Zealand

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest online day trip planner .

Napier, New Zealand to Budapest is an approximately 32-hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Napier to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Nature
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle, don't miss a visit to Hviezdoslavovo Namestie, walk around Bratislava Forest Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava driving holiday planner .

Getting from Budapest to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

5
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna online day trip planner .

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Tabor.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

few
hours
Tabor, Czech Republic

Tabor ©
Tábor is a city of the Czech Republic, in the South Bohemian Region. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Zizka square and then examine the collection at The Hussite Museum.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Tabor travel route planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Krakow to Tabor. September in Tabor sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Tabor

Museums Historic Sites
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The Hussite Museum ©
The Hussite Museum
Zizka square ©
Zizka square

4
nights
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and meet the residents at Prague Zoo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague holiday maker tool .

Traveling by car from Tabor to Prague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

5
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Munich is known for museums, nature, nightlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche, and get behind the scenes at BMW Welt.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip planner .

Fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Kobarid.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

few
hours
Kobarid, Slovenia

Kobarid ©
Kobarid is a settlement in Slovenia, the administrative centre of the Municipality of Kobarid.Kobarid is known for the 1917 Battle of Caporetto, where the Italian retreat was documented by Ernest Hemingway in his novel A Farewell to Arms. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Slap Kozjak.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kobarid trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Munich to Kobarid takes 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kobarid can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Kobarid

Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Slap Kozjak ©
Slap Kozjak

1
night
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. On the 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Piran Town Walls, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. George, then make a trip to Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Koper trip planner .

Drive from Kobarid to Koper in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kobarid in September, with highs in Koper at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cerknica.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Piran
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Church of St. George ©
Church of St. George
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg) ©
Tartini Square (Tartinijev trg)
Piran Town Walls ©
Piran Town Walls

1
night
Cerknica, Slovenia

Cerknica ©
Cerknica is a town in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 4,018 (2016 census). On the 16th (Sun), Head underground at Krizna Jama Cave and then Head underground at Postojna Caves.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Cerknica trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Koper to Cerknica takes 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Koper in September, with highs in Cerknica at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Cerknica

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Krizna Jama Cave, Postojna Caves
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 16:
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Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves
Krizna Jama Cave ©
Krizna Jama Cave

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market, make a trip to Tkalciceva, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of the Assumption, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cerknica to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Zagreb are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

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