18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): examine the collection at Arthur Fleischmann Museum, take an in-depth tour of SNM prírodovedné múzeum, examine the collection at Antic Gerulata Rusovce, then do a tasting at Fedor Malik & Son, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John the Baptist Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): make a trip to Fountain of peace, step into the grandiose world of Plavecky hrad a podhradie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie, and finally learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Bratislava is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Manchester in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bratislava: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Parks

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St. John the Baptist Cathedral ©
St. John the Baptist Cathedral
Fedor Malik & Son ©
Fedor Malik & Son
SNM prírodovedné múzeum ©
SNM prírodovedné múzeum

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, then examine the collection at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dominican Monastery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Saint Blaise, then make a trip to Prijeko street, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Dubrovnik in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bratislava in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Spas
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Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
St. John's Fortress ©
St. John's Fortress

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©

Jerusalem of Europe

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.
On the 7th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, take an in-depth tour of Svrzo House, then get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, then stop by NBgoldline, and finally wander the streets of Ferhadija Pedestrian Street. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Underground Labyrinth Ravne.

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Getting from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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Svrzo House ©
Svrzo House

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Get some historical perspective at Sremski Karlovci and Viminacium Archaeological Park. Get some cultural insight at Oplenac and Cathedral Church. Change things up with these side-trips from Belgrade: Krusedol Monastery (in Fruska Gora National Park) and Sremski Karlovci (Upper Church & Podrum Probus). There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Petka's Chapel, and admire the striking features of Crkva Svetog Marka.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Belgrade trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Belgrade takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In April, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Spas

Side Trips

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Sremski Karlovci ©
Sremski Karlovci
Oplenac ©
Oplenac
Viminacium Archaeological Park
Viminacium Archaeological Park

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of Military History. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Boyana Village, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Nikolai Sofiyski, take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Nina, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally contemplate the long history of Park "Kambanite".

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sofia online trip builder.

Drive from Belgrade to Sofia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Belgrade to Sofia is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas
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Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church
National Museum of Military History ©
National Museum of Military History
Park ©
Park "Kambanite"

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Comana Nature Park, then examine the collection at The Art Collections Museum, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On the next day, admire the striking features of Biserica Kretzulescu, admire the landmark architecture of Mogosoaia Palace, explore the world behind art at The National Museum of Art of Romania, then pause for some serene contemplation at Patriarchal Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Coral Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Church.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Bucharest online vacation planner.

You can fly from Sofia to Bucharest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

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Mogosoaia Palace ©
Mogosoaia Palace
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral
The National Museum of Art of Romania ©
The National Museum of Art of Romania

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

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.
Jewish Museum and Synagogue and Apteka pod Orłem. Oddział Muzeum Historycznego Miasta Krakowa will appeal to museum buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Zamek w Olsztynie and Sanctuary of Divine Mercy. Change things up with these side-trips from Krakow: Wisnicz Castle Museum (in Nowy Wisnicz), Bobolice Castle (in Niegowa) and Nikiszowiec (in Katowice). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Muzeum Sztuki Współczesnej w Krakowie MOCAK, examine the collection at Polonia Wax Museum - Muzeum Figur Woskowych Krakow, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church on the Rock (Kosciol na Skalce), and pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Casimir the Prince.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow vacation planning website.

Fly from Bucharest to Krakow in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bucharest in April: highs in Krakow hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue
Zamek w Olsztynie ©
Zamek w Olsztynie
Nikiszowiec ©
Nikiszowiec

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