60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 6 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 6 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 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.
Visit Staromestske namesti and Sedlec Ossuary for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Hradcany and Karlstejn Castle. Explore Prague's surroundings by going to Kutna Hora (Bohemian Museum of Silver & St Barbara's Church). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, wander the streets of Lesser Town, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague route planning website.

London, UK to Prague is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Prague is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:

Krakow, Poland

— 6 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rynek (Old Square) Underground and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Popular historic sites such as Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Planty Park are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, learn and have fun at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip builder site.

Fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:

Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego and Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow. Museum-lovers will get to explore Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie. Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Warsaw in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bucharest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Bucharest, Romania

— 2 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 16th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Monastery, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then stroll around Herăstrău Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

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Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Warsaw in September, expect nights in Bucharest to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Sofia.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 3 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Church St. George Rotunda. Saint Sofia Church and Temple Sveti Nikolay will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Vitosha Mountain, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and steep yourself in history at Boyana Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sofia day trip planning app.

You can fly from Bucharest to Sofia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Winter Sports · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Belgrade, Serbia

— 3 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kalemegdan and Walking tours. Get some cultural insight at St. Sava Temple and Skadarlija. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, take in panoramic vistas at The Millenary Monument, engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum, and contemplate the waterfront views at Danube River.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Belgrade trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sofia to Belgrade, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Belgrade are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Budapest, Hungary

— 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Liberty Statue and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), head off the coast to Margaret Island, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Budapest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 28:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 3 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.
Devin Castle and Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth and Michalska Brana. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie, visit Bratislava Old Town, and pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Bratislava sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:

Vienna, Austria

— 6 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.
Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and Peterskirche. Change things up with a short trip to Melk Abbey in Melk (about 1h 15 min away). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna day trip site.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to fly to Split.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 7:

Split, Croatia

— 6 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Diocletian's Palace and Old Split will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wine Tours & Tastings and Galerija Mestrovic. Spend the 11th (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 9th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: stroll around Marjan Park and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Split trip planner.

Fly from Vienna to Split in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna in October, expect Split to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Adeo Travel. Visit Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery for their historical value. Step out of Dubrovnik with an excursion to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat--about 34 minutes away. Dedicate the 17th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of War Photo Limited, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and take a stroll through Old Town.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Split to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bled.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 19:

Bled, Slovenia

— 5 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bled Island and Bled Castle. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vintgar Gorge and Savica Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bled: Zipline (in Bovec) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's still lots to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, and take some stellar pictures from Mala Osojnica.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bled online trip builder.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Bled by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October, Bled is slightly colder than Dubrovnik - with highs of 18°C and lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:

Salzburg, Austria

— 6 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Altstadt von Innsbruck. Let the collections at Swarovski Kristallwelten and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) capture your imagination. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Kitzsteinhorn (in Kaprun), Innsbruck (Town Tower (Stadtturm) & The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)) and Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg day trip app.

You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Poland travel guide

4.6
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Romania travel guide

4.4
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.

Bulgaria travel guide

4.4
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.

Serbia travel guide

4.3
A country of wild landscapes and wilder nights, Serbia is renowned for its diversity and hospitality. It's a land of rich history with an abundance of monuments dating back to prehistory, ancient times, and the Middle Ages. Some of the country's most famous attractions are the medieval monasteries, many of which are still active and open to visitors. Major cities like Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Niš, are bustling hubs where you can immerse yourself in the arts, cafe culture, and all-night partying. Take a trip into the countryside crisscrossed with rivers and explore the lush plains, untouched forests, clear lakes, and rugged mountains. Welcoming villages offer an abundance of hospitality, and numerous spa resorts give you the opportunity to relax and rejuvenate in a tranquil atmosphere. Serbian cuisine is very diverse, so whichever region you visit, make sure to try some of the local specialties.

Hungary travel guide

4.1
Thermal Spas · Historic Sites · Government Buildings
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 

Slovakia travel guide

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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.

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.

Croatia travel guide

4.5
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

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.