18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
3
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
4
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
5
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

Krakow, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a shuttle. September in Vienna sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
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 29th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, thensnap pictures at Triple Bridge, and finally snap pictures at Dragon Bridge. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Ljubljanica River ©
Ljubljanica River

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Step out of Zagreb to go to Plitvice Lakes National Park and see Plitvice Lakes National Park, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to Tkalciceva, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mirogoj Cemetery, and browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Zagreb are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mostar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Walking tours

3
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mostar: Kravica (in Studenci), Apparition Hill (in Medjugorje) and The historic urban site of Pocitelj (in Pocitelj). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Old Bridge (Stari Most), take an in-depth tour of The Hamam Museum, explore the activities along Neretva River, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Bazar Kujundziluk.

To see photos and more tourist information, you can read our Mostar road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Mostar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zagreb in October: highs in Mostar hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kravica, Apparition Hill, The historic urban site of Pocitelj
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Kravica ©
Kravica
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Apparition Hill ©
Apparition Hill

3
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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sarajevo War Tunnel, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo vacation planner.

Getting from Mostar to Sarajevo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mostar in October: high temperatures in Sarajevo hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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