60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Zagreb, Croatia
1
Zagreb, Croatia
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Novi Sad, Serbia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
5
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Decan, Kosovo
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
7
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 4 nights
Shuttle:  2 h
8
Tirana, Albania
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
10
Budva, Montenegro
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
11
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
12
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
13
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
Train:  2 h
14
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Townsville, Australia

6
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Skydiving and Tehnicki Muzej. Let the collections at Atelier Mestrovic and Museum of Arts and Crafts capture your imagination. Explore Zagreb's surroundings by going to Varazdin (Cimitero cittadino & Old Castle (Stari Grad)), Dvor Veliki Tabor (in Desinic) and Marija Bistrica Church (in Marija Bistrica). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, visit Strossmayer Promenade, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zagreb day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Zagreb Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Varazdin, Dvor Veliki Tabor, Staro selo museum, Marija Bistrica Church
Find places to stay May 1 — 7:
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Old Castle (Stari Grad) ©
Old Castle (Stari Grad)
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb
Atelier Mestrovic ©
Atelier Mestrovic

5
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zipline and Kobarid Museum. Get some historical perspective at Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get out of town with these interesting Ljubljana side-trips: Velika Planina (in Stahovica), Kopališče Lajšt (in Spodnja Idrija) and Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija). Next up on the itinerary: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Tolmin Gorge, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bovec, Idrija, Škofja Loka Castle, Celje Castle, Prešeren Grove
Find places to stay May 7 — 12:
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Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
Zipline
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Novi Sad, Serbia

Novi Sad ©
The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
Monastery of Vrdnik-Ravanica and Monastery Beocin will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Gallery of Matica srpska and Galerija Slika "Sava Sumanovic" Sid. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Novi Sad: Muzej-galerija naivne umetnosti ILIJANUM (in Sid), Subotica (Holy Trinity Monument, Domotor Palace - the City Museum Building, &more) and Bac Fortress (in Bac). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Strand, admire the masterpieces at Spomen-zbirka Pavla Beljanskog, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Staro Hopovo Monastery, and contemplate the long history of Privina Glava monastery.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Novi Sad online holiday builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Novi Sad by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, car, and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Novi Sad dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Subotica, Sid, Palic, Monastery Beocin, Monastery of Vrdnik-Ravanica
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Bac Fortress ©
Bac Fortress
Strand ©
Strand
Monastery of Vrdnik-Ravanica ©
Monastery of Vrdnik-Ravanica

4
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ada Ciganlija and Military Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Sava and Great War Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Belgrade: Topola (Winery Aleksandrovic & Oplenac). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, see the interesting displays at Museum of Aviation, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Sava Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crkva Svetog Marka.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Belgrade planner.

Drive from Novi Sad to Belgrade in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Skopje.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Topola
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Ružica ©
Ružica
The National Assembly ©
The National Assembly

4
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mustafa Pasha Mosque and Church of St. Panteleimon. Explore hidden gems such as Macedonia Square and Macedonian Village Resort Ethnological Museum. Explore Skopje's surroundings by going to Tetovo (Isa Beg Hammam, Xhamia E Larme, &more), Mladost (in Veles) and Stobi (in Palikura). The adventure continues: admire the architecture and history at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, take in breathtaking views at Matka Canyon, admire the landmark architecture of Daut Pasha Hamam, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Macedonian Struggle.

For ratings and other tourist information, go to the Skopje trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Belgrade to Skopje in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Skopje are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Decan.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Tetovo, Mladost, Macedonian Village Resort Ethnological Museum, Stobi
Find places to stay May 20 — 24:
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Xhamia E Larme ©
Xhamia E Larme
Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Mustafa Pasha Mosque
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square

1
night
Decan, Kosovo

Decan ©
Deçan or Dečani is a town and municipality located in the Gjakova District of Kosovo. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Visoki Decani Monastery.

Find out how to plan Decan trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Skopje to Decan by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ohrid.

Things to do in Decan

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
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Visoki Decani Monastery ©
Visoki Decani Monastery

4
nights
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
Step off the beaten path and head to Monastery Saint Naum and Saint Sophia. St. Jovan Kaneo and Early Christian Basilica will appeal to history buffs. Explore Ohrid's surroundings by going to Bitola (National Park Pelister, Heraclea Lyncestis, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Bay of the Bones Museum, explore the world behind art at Icon Gallery - Ohrid, make a trip to Halveti Hayati Tekke, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Climent of Ohrid.

Start your trip to Ohrid by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Decan to Ohrid takes 5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Ohrid can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the shuttle to Tirana.

Things to do in Ohrid

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bitola
Find places to stay May 25 — 29:
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St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
Heraclea Lyncestis ©
Heraclea Lyncestis

4
nights
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kruja Castle and Church of St Mary will appeal to history buffs. Relax by the water at Spille Beach and The Beach Bar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tirana: Ethnographic Museum of Kruja (in Kruje), Statue of George W. Bush (in Fushe Kruje) and Preza Castle (in Fushe Preze). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Berat Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Halveti Teqe, get engrossed in the history at House of Leaves, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ardenica Monastery.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tirana, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Ohrid to Tirana takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Ohrid in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Tirana, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Shkoder.

Things to do in Tirana

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Berat, Kruje, Petrela Castle, Statue of George W. Bush, Spille Beach
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kruja Castle ©
Kruja Castle
Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle
Spille Beach ©
Spille Beach

1
night
Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
On the 2nd (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Rozafa Castle, take an in-depth tour of Shkoder Historical Museum, then see the interesting displays at Marubi National Museum of Photography, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity, and finally take in the views from Mesi Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Shkoder route planning website.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Shkoder takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Shkoder, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Budva.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity ©
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity
Marubi National Museum of Photography ©
Marubi National Museum of Photography

4
nights
Budva, Montenegro

Budva ©
Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Nikola Church and Citadel. Maritime Museum and The Library In The Citadel will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Budva's surroundings by going to Our Lady of Health (in Spiljari), Perast (R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Crkva Gospe od Skrpjela, &more) and Kotor (St. Tryphon Cathedral, Cats Museum, &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Ivan Church, make a trip to Rustovo monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj, and take in nature's colorful creations at Milocher Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Budva trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Shkoder to Budva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Shkoder in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budva, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budva

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Kotor, Perast, Our Lady of Health, Milocher Park, Our Lady's Temple of Prcanj
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Saint Ivan Church ©
Saint Ivan Church
Milocher Park ©
Milocher Park
St. Nikola Church ©
St. Nikola Church

5
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.
Visit Dubrovnik City Walls and Vlaho Bukovac House for their historical value. Discover out-of-the-way places like War Photo Limited and Zarkovica Animal Shelter. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Sutvrac Fortress (in Lopud) and Cavtat (Ronald Brown Pathway & Cavtat Old Town). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, step off the mainland to explore Lopud Island, browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik attractions planner.

You can drive from Budva to Dubrovnik in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Budva in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Dubrovnik, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Cavtat, Sutvrac Fortress
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 12:
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
War Photo Limited ©
War Photo Limited
Vlaho Bukovac House ©
Vlaho Bukovac House

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get outdoors at Dubovica Beach and Marjan Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Spanjola (in Hvar) and Omis (Omis Cetina Canyon & Starigrad Fortress). And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, don't miss a visit to Pjaca, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Split trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Omis, Dubovica Beach, Spanjola
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 17:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress

5
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Get in touch with nature at Apparition Hill and Jablanicas Lake. Discover out-of-the-way places like Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque and Radimlja. Change things up with these side-trips from Mostar: Vjetrenica (in Zavala), Muzej Sarica Kuca (in Stolac) and Museum Battle for the Wounded on Neretva River (in Jablanica). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995, don't miss a visit to Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House), admire the sheer force of Kravica, and take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mostar trip maker.

Traveling by car from Split to Mostar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Stolac, Apparition Hill, Andrija Wine Cellars, Vjetrenica, Stjepan Grad - Blagaj Castle
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 22:
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Apparition Hill ©
Apparition Hill
Museum of War and Genocide Victims 1992-1995 ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

5
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995 and War Childhood Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain). Change things up with these side-trips from Sarajevo: Visoko (Serefuddin, Park Ravne 2, &more) and Bijambare Cave (in Ilijas). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House, contemplate the long history of Vijećnica, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, and see the interesting displays at Galerija 11/07/95.

Planning Sarajevo trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Visoko, Roman Bridge, Bijambare Cave, Skakavac
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 27:
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Svrzo House ©
Svrzo House
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

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