35 days in Vienna & Eastern Europe Itinerary

35 days in Vienna & Eastern Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Kotor
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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 14th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and then explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Jesuits, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip maker app.

Denpasar, Indonesia to Vienna is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denpasar to Vienna is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Denpasar in April, expect Vienna to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to fly to Krakow.

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Tours · Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites
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Krakow, Poland

— 3 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Ghetto Heroes Square. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, and snap pictures at Father Bernatek Footbridge.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Krakow itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Prague.

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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lesser Town and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and walk around Vyšehradské sady.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online route maker.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

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Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get outside with Sad Janka Krala, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava itinerary app.

You can drive from Prague to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. April in Bratislava sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Bratislava

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Spas
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Kotor, Montenegro

— 2 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

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 25th (Mon): explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, see majestic marine mammals with Indigo Blue Sailing, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at St. Tryphon Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Our Lady of Health, identify plant and animal life at Magical Montenegro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church, and finally visit Ulica 1 (istok-zapad).

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Kotor trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Kotor takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Historic Sites

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 4 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Franciscan Church and Monastery and Vlaho Bukovac House. Get outdoors at Lokrum Island and Sveti Jakov Beach. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dubrovnik Beer Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Srebreno Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue.

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Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

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Budapest, Hungary

— 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wine Tours & Tastings and Budapest Pinball Museum. The adventure continues: do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, examine the collection at Holocaust Memorial Center, head off the coast to Margaret Island, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Budapest, with lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Belgrade.

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Wineries · Museums · Tours · Spas
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Belgrade, Serbia

— 1 night
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take a stroll through Skadarlija, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ružica, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sava.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrade online itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to fly to Split.

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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 6th (Fri), make a trip to Pjaca, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Waterfront Promenade.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Split trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Belgrade to Split in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Split can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Rovinj.

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Rovinj, Croatia

— 2 nights

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for gifts at Ribica Atelier, take a stroll through Old Town, and then take a stroll through Riva. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at Stancija Collis and then stroll through Mulini Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Rovinj itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Split to Rovinj takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Split in May, Rovinj is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Rovinj

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 10th (Tue), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Ojstrica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Apiculture, take in the dramatic scenery at Mostnica Gorge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St John the Baptist, then take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, and finally admire the sheer force of Slap Grmečica.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip maker website.

You can drive from Rovinj to Bled in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In May in Bled, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): stroll around Tivoli Park, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Union Experience, then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Postojna.

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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Neighborhoods
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Postojna, Slovenia

— 3 nights
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Escape the urban bustle at Postojna Cave and Planina Cave. Explore hidden gems such as Škocjan Caves and Predjama Castle. Step out of Postojna with an excursion to Winery Tilia Estate in Dobravlje--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, view the masterpieces at Tourist Information Centre - Galerija, see the interesting displays at Karst Museum, and look for gifts at Guštarna.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Postojna online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Postojna

Nature · Parks · Museums · Wineries

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Austria travel guide

4.5
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.