53 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

53 days in Europe & Asia Itinerary

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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
3
Andorra la Vella, Andorra
— 2 nights
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
5
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
6
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 5 nights
7
Nicosia, Cyprus
— 4 nights
8
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
— 5 nights
9
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
— 4 nights
10
Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine
— 2 nights
11
Minsk, Belarus
— 2 nights
12
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
13
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
14
Tallinn, Estonia
— 5 nights
15
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights


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4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Magio Beach and Tyrsovo nabrezie. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Devin Castle and Michalska Brana. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take in the exciting artwork at Uluv, and admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip itinerary builder website.

Toronto, Canada to Bratislava is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Toronto to Bratislava, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bratislava

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

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Bled Castle and Ljubljana Castle. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Galerija Hest and The Jakopic Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bled). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, examine the collection at Railway Museum, have fun and explore at House of Illusions, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana route maker app.

Getting from Bratislava to Ljubljana by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Andorra la Vella.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge

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Andorra la Vella, Andorra

Andorra la Vella ©
Tucked high in the Pyrenees and home to fewer than 65,000 residents, Andorra La Vella seems at first an unlikely tourist hotspot.
Visit Santuario de Meritxell and Sant Esteve d'Andorra la Vella for their historical value. Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit and Casa de la Vall are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: hike along Estany de la Nou, shop like a local with Illa Carlemany Shopping Center, walk around Parc Central, and see the interesting displays at Museo De La Miniatura De Ordino.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Andorra la Vella trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from Ljubljana to Andorra la Vella in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Belgrade.

Things to do in Andorra la Vella

Shopping Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Ordino, Santuario de Meritxell, Illa Carlemany Shopping Center
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Illa Carlemany Shopping Center ©
Illa Carlemany Shopping Center
Santuario de Meritxell ©
Santuario de Meritxell
Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit ©
Museu Casa d'Areny-Plandolit

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
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 13th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, thenvisit Skadarlija, thenshop like a local with Knez Mihailova, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, and finally get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrade trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Andorra la Vella to Belgrade takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. July in Belgrade sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, don't miss a visit to Stavropoleos Monastery, thenponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, and finally get all the equipment you need at Romania Motorcycle Tours.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bucharest road trip planning website.

You can fly from Belgrade to Bucharest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Bucharest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Romania Motorcycle Tours ©
Romania Motorcycle Tours
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Museum of History of the Jewish Community ©
Museum of History of the Jewish Community

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vitosha Boulevard and Galeria Nina. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Rila Monastery and St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sofia: Koprivshtitsa (Oslekov's House, Todor Kableshkov House Museum, &more) and Rila National Park (in Rila). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church, brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Military History, admire the striking features of Temple Sveti Nikolay, and get engrossed in the history at Sofia History Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sofia online vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Bucharest to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nicosia.

Things to do in Sofia

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Koprivshtitsa, Rila
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National Museum of History ©
National Museum of History
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Rila National Park ©
Rila National Park

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Nicosia, Cyprus

Nicosia ©
Experience a combination of traditional and modern Cyprus, including archaeological sites encircled by ancient walls, in the country's capital, Nicosia.
Relax by the water at Nissi Beach and Fig Tree Bay. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tombs of the Kings and The Place. Venture out of the city with trips to Paphos (Neldi Art Gallery & Kato Paphos Archaeological Park). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of The Cyprus Museum, see the interesting displays at The Pancyprian Gymnasium Museums, make a trip to Selimiye Mosque, and explore the world behind art at Traditional house.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nicosia online attractions planner.

Getting from Sofia to Nicosia by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sofia in July, things will get a bit warmer in Nicosia: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dubai.

Things to do in Nicosia

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Paphos, Nissi Beach, Traditional house, Fig Tree Bay
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The Place ©
The Place
Tombs of the Kings ©
Tombs of the Kings
Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach

5
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dubai ©
Take a holiday in Dubai to experience a mix of excitement, entertainment, and relaxation.
Let the collections at Al Fahidi Fort and Al Ain National Museum capture your imagination. Head to The Dubai Mall and Souk Madinat Jumeirahfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Dubai side-trips: Al Ain (Sheikh Zayed Palace Museum & Al Jahili Fort) and Sharjah (Sharjah Calligraphy Museum, Sharjah Heritage Museum, &more). Spend the 27th (Mon) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Burj Khalifa, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get to know the fascinating history of Bastakia Quarter, and get engrossed in the history at Saruq Al Hadid Archaeology Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dubai trip planner.

Fly from Nicosia to Dubai in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nicosia to Dubai is 2 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nicosia in July: high temperatures in Dubai hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Abu Dhabi.

Things to do in Dubai

Outdoors Museums Tours

Side Trips

Al Ain, Sharjah
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The Dubai Mall ©
The Dubai Mall
Al Fahidi Fort ©
Al Fahidi Fort
Al Jahili Fort ©
Al Jahili Fort

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi ©
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi to discover a modern metropolis built on a strip of land jutting out into the Persian Gulf.
Take a break from the city and head to Safaris and Al Ghazal Golf Club. Get some historical perspective at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque and Heritage Village. And it doesn't end there: buy something for everyone on your list at Marina Mall, explore the world behind art at Louvre Abu Dhabi, head off the coast to Saadiyat Beach Club, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mary, Mother of Jesus Mosque.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Abu Dhabi trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Dubai to Abu Dhabi takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Kyiv (Kiev).

Things to do in Abu Dhabi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque ©
Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque
Heritage Village ©
Heritage Village
Safaris

2
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Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine

Kyiv (Kiev) ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the galleries of Golden Gate, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Sophia's Cathedral, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery, and finally contemplate the long history of Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Rodina Mat (Motherland), examine the collection at Pirogovo Open-Air Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Mykola Syadristy Microminiatures Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kyiv (Kiev) visit planning app.

Traveling by flight from Abu Dhabi to Kyiv (Kiev) takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Gulf Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in August, things will get much colder in Kyiv (Kiev): highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Kyiv (Kiev)

Museums Historic Sites Spas
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Pirogovo Open-Air Museum ©
Pirogovo Open-Air Museum
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Sophia's Cathedral ©
St. Sophia's Cathedral

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Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Dom Kartin, buy something for everyone on your list at Zamok Mall, get engrossed in the history at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Expobel Shopping Center, wander the streets of Upper City, take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Spirit Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Island of Tears, thenget outside with Trinity Hill, and finally pick up some local products at Minskiy Komarovskiy Market.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Minsk travel planner.

Fly from Kyiv (Kiev) to Minsk in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) to Minsk. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Vilnius.

Things to do in Minsk

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Zamok Mall ©
Zamok Mall
Church of Saints Simon and Helena ©
Church of Saints Simon and Helena

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Trakai Island Castle Museum and Vilnius Old Town. Head to Tsekh Vilnius and Vitrazo Manufakturafor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Gediminas Castle Tower, examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church Of St Peter And St Paul.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Vilnius online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Minsk to Vilnius in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Riga.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Trakai Island Castle Museum
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Trakai Island Castle Museum ©
Trakai Island Castle Museum
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus) ©
KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus)

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Salaspils Memorial Ensemble. Popular historic sites such as Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum and Nativity of Christ Cathedral are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, hunt for treasures at Central Market (Centraltirgus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Riga Cathedral, and examine the collection at Riga Motormuseum.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Riga day trip website.

You can drive from Vilnius to Riga in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Jurmala Beach, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs ©
Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum ©
Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
For shopping fun, head to Town Hall Pharmacy or Asuur Keraamika Ceramics. Appreciate the collections at Kadriorg Palace and Eesti Vabaõhumuuseum / Estonian Open Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town, steep yourself in history at Toompea Hill, examine the collection at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and take in panoramic vistas at St. Olaf’s Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tallinn tour planner.

You can fly from Riga to Tallinn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Tallinn, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Appreciate the collections at Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens and Sovereign's Fun. Visit Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood and Kazan Cathedral for their historical value. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, make a trip to Palace Square, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Neva Embankments.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our St. Petersburg trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from Tallinn to St. Petersburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In August in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens ©
Grand Peterhof Palace and Gardens
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

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