30 days in Europe Itinerary

30 days in Europe Itinerary

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30 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
ferry:  4​h
2
Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
ferry:  30​min
3
Bol, Croatia
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  7​h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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 10th (Thu): make a trip to Stradun, then head off the coast to Island of Lokrum, then delve into the distant past at Gradske Zidine, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Gornji Ugao Tower. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko and then take a stroll through Old Town.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Dubrovnik is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Dubovica. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, don't miss a visit to Napoleon Fortress (Napuljn), and then take a stroll through Milna.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hvar trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 14th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Bol.

Things to do in Hvar

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Stari Grad Museum
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Milna ©
Milna
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Dubovica ©
Dubovica

2
nights
Bol, Croatia

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum uja and then see the interesting displays at The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Supetar cemetery and then kick back and relax at Zlatni Rat Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bol online travel planner .

Bol is just a stone's throw from Hvar. In May, daily temperatures in Bol can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Bol

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Skrip, Lovrecina Bay, Museum uja, Supetar cemetery
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Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip
Zlatni Rat Beach ©
Zlatni Rat Beach

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 17th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius and then contemplate the long history of Diocletian's Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Split online route planner .

You can ride a ferry from Bol to Split in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In May in Split, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, admire the sheer force of Veliki Prstavac, explore the activities along Lake Milino, then contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning tool .

Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

2
nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): wander the streets of STARI GRAD, contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at Traktor Story. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Port of Rovinj, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Brijuni Islands, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Rovinj by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. May in Rovinj sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Porec
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Porec Old Town ©
Porec Old Town
Traktor Story ©
Traktor Story
Port of Rovinj ©
Port of Rovinj

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Jewish Museum in Prague and Lobkowicz Palace. Visit Prague Astronomical Clock and Prague Castle for their historical value. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town Square, get engrossed in the history at Strahov Monastery, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and steep yourself in history at Old Jewish Cemetery.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Rovinj to Prague takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Rovinj, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square

3
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.
Wawel Cathedral and Jewish District (Kazimierz) will appeal to history buffs. Wieliczka Salt Mine and St. Mary's Basilica are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Wawel Royal Castle, don't miss a visit to Main Market Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow), and see the interesting displays at Oskar Schindler's Factory.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krakow tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): wander the streets of Nowy Swiat. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at The Royal Castle in Warsaw - Museum, steep yourself in history at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Pole Mokotowskie, and finally admire the verdant scenery at Park Dolina Sluzewiecka.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip planner .

Getting from Krakow to Warsaw by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Royal Castle in Warsaw - Museum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Warsaw Rising Museum ©
Warsaw Rising Museum

5
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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Spend the 3rd (Sun) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Budapest holiday site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Warsaw to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. When traveling from Warsaw in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Budapest, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Parks
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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