16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Salacgriva, Latvia
Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Piran, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Pula, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h
End: Tallinn, Estonia

1
night
Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

Strbske Pleso ©
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Predne Solisko and then look for all kinds of wild species at Strbske Pleso Lake.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Strbske Pleso trip itinerary maker site .

Salacgriva, Latvia to Strbske Pleso is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salacgriva to Strbske Pleso. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko
Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Devin Castle, Bratislava Old Town and Bratislavská zoologická záhrada. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at Bratislavská zoologická záhrada, then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava road trip planner .

You can drive from Strbske Pleso to Bratislava in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

1
night
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.
Schönbrunn Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrezje, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev).

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana trip planner .

You can drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Piran.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Adventure Outdoors Tours
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Piran, Slovenia

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
On the 6th (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Nature Park Strunjan, and then steep yourself in history at Predor Salet.

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

Getting from Ljubljana to Piran by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Pula.

Things to do in Piran

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Nature Park Strunjan, Predor Salet
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature Park Strunjan ©
Nature Park Strunjan
Predor Salet ©
Predor Salet

2
nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Amphitheatre de Pula and Scuba & Snorkeling. National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni) and Temple Of Augustus will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from Pula with a short trip to Dvigrad in Kanfanar, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Penizule Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis, do a tasting at Benazic Winery, and explore the gorgeous colors at Tito's Park.

Discover how to plan a Pula trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Piran to Pula takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Pula are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

National Park Brijuni (Nacionalni Park Brijuni), Penizule Beach, Dvigrad
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Dvigrad ©
Dvigrad

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally take the plunge with a skydiving experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb day trip site .

Traveling by car from Pula to Zagreb takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Pula in August since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods
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St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Halaszbastya, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, then pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest route planner .

You can drive from Zagreb to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then admire the masterpieces at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For other places to visit and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect Krakow to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums
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Planty Park ©
Planty Park
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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