18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
2
Bled, Slovenia
— 4 nights
3
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
6
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
7
Lyon, France
— 4 nights

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centro Storico di Venezia and Piazza dei Signori. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Piazzale Castel San Pietro, Ponte Pietra, &more). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and visit Cannaregio.

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Newark, USA to Venice is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in February, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Centro Storico di Venezia ©
Centro Storico di Venezia

4
nights
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Intersport Bernik and Bled Island. Change things up with these side-trips from Bled: Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero), Peričnik Waterfall (in Mojstrana) and Planica Nordic Centre (in Rateče). There's much more to do: trek along Triglav National Park, appreciate the views at Soča Valley, pause for some photo ops at Colnar - Boatman, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

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Getting from Venice to Bled by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Venice in February, expect Bled to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Vintgar Gorge, Tunnels Under Old Kranj, Lake Bohinj, Peričnik Waterfall
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Intersport Bernik ©
Intersport Bernik
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 16th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, thenget a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in February, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Triple Bridge ©
Triple Bridge
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Tours
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1
night
Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
On the 17th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Manojlovac waterfall, delve into the distant past at Knin Fortress, and then explore the striking landscape of Krka National Park. On your second day here, explore the stunning scenery at Cikola River Canyon, thensteep yourself in history at Burnum - principum, thendon't miss a visit to Burnum Ruins, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Krka Monastery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Krka National Park online visit planner.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Krka National Park in 2.5 hours. February in Krka National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Knin, Burnum - principum, Krka National Park, Krka Monastery, Cikola River Canyon
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Krka National Park ©
Krka National Park
Burnum - principum ©
Burnum - principum
Krka Monastery ©
Krka Monastery

1
night
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): push the limits with an extreme tour, revel in the low prices at Break Time Outlet Store & Atelier, get outside with Outdoor Activities, thenexplore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, thenappreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally make a trip to Split Synagogue.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Split journey planner.

Drive from Krka National Park to Split in 1.5 hours. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lyon.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Off-Road Tours
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic) ©
Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic)

4
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Musee des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Change things up with these side-trips from Lyon: Annecy (Parasailing & Paragliding & Jardins de l'Europe), Aix-les-Bains (Hippodrome de Marlioz & Mont le Revard) and Dijon (Rue Des Forges, Paroisse Notre-Dame De Dijon, &more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Le Mur Des Canuts, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon.

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Traveling by flight from Split to Lyon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Split in February: high temperatures in Lyon hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lyon

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Dijon, Annecy, Aix-les-Bains, Les Gorges du Fier
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Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon
Walking tours
Le Mur Des Canuts ©
Le Mur Des Canuts

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