20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Muscat, Oman
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Poznan, Poland
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
11
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: Muscat, Oman

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night
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of History Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina, steep yourself in history at The Yellow Fortress, and then go all around town with City Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo trip planner .

Muscat, Oman to Sarajevo is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Muscat to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Muscat in October, things will get much colder in Sarajevo: highs are around 20°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 15th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms and then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Belgrade trip planning website .

You can fly from Sarajevo to Belgrade in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Room Escape Games
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan

6
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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation builder tool .

You can fly from Belgrade to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Kosice, Slovakia

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
On the 21st (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at St. Urban’s Tower, ponder the design of Singing fountain, then get to know the fascinating history of Kosice Historical Centre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaplnka svateho Michala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tabacka Kulturfabrik, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ZOO Košice, then take an in-depth tour of Miklus Prison, then don't miss a visit to Immaculata, and finally don't miss a visit to Jakabov Palac.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kosice holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Budapest to Kosice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In October in Kosice, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Zakopane.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Singing fountain ©
Singing fountain
Kaplnka svateho Michala ©
Kaplnka svateho Michala

1
night
Zakopane, Poland

Zakopane
Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Zakopane online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Kosice to Zakopane in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kosice in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zakopane, with lows of 2°C. You'll set off for Krakow on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks Outdoors Nature
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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle and then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Krakow itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zakopane to Krakow takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Poznan.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

1
night
Poznan, Poland

Poznan
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
To see reviews and more tourist information, read our Poznan tour planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Poznan in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Poznan can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. You'll set off for Prague on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Poznan

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally take a stroll through Lesser Town.

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Getting from Poznan to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Vienna

Nightlife Museums Historic Sites
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Vienna to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

3
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, then take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995, and then stroll through Vrelo Bosne. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Galerija 11/07/95, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Sarajevo, make a trip to Latin Bridge, see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and finally don't miss a visit to Vijećnica.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sarajevo road trip tool .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Sarajevo by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Parks Trails Outdoors
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Vrelo Bosne ©
Vrelo Bosne
Latin Bridge ©
Latin Bridge

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