28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
2
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 3 nights
4
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
6
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
7
Fira, Greece
— 5 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and then get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at BrainTeaseLava - more than Escape Room, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, make a trip to St. Michael's Tower & Street, enjoy breathtaking views from UFO Observation Deck, thenappreciate the history behind Cumil, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava visit planning website.

Vancouver, Canada to Bratislava is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Bratislava due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
BrainTeaseLava - more than Escape Room ©
BrainTeaseLava - more than Escape Room
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

3
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.
Explore Bled's surroundings by going to Ljubljana (Ljubljana Old Town & Triple Bridge). Spend the 11th (Fri) exploring nature at Triglav National Park. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Bled, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vintgar Gorge.

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Traveling by car from Bratislava to Bled takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. In October in Bled, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Ljubljana, Vintgar Gorge
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Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

3
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Plitvice Lakes National Park. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Gavanovac Lake, admire the sheer force of Batinovac Waterfall, and explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Goreme is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Goreme National Park, admire the verdant scenery at Gulludere Vadisi, trot along with Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center, and explore the striking landscape at Fairy Chimneys.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Goreme itinerary builder app.

Fly from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Goreme in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Goreme due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Goreme are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Uchisar, Urgup, Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
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Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center ©
Cemal Ranch Horse Riding Center
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Balloon Rides

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Istanbul trip builder tool.

Fly from Goreme to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Goreme in October, expect nights in Istanbul to be much warmer, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

4
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Go for a jaunt from Mykonos Town to Delos to see Archaeological Site of Delos about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Little Venice, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Mykonos, make a trip to Matoyianni Street, and enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mykonos Town day trip website.

Getting from Istanbul to Mykonos Town by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Mykonos Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in October, things will get little chillier in Mykonos Town: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Platis Gialos Beach, Paradise Beach, Ornos Beach, Archaeological Site of Delos, Panormos Beach
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Elia Beach ©
Elia Beach
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
The Windmills (Kato Milli) ©
The Windmills (Kato Milli)

5
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Fira is known for wineries, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, kick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, contemplate the long history of Ancient Thera, and take in the dramatic natural features at Skaros Rock.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fira trip planner.

Getting from Mykonos Town to Fira by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Imerovigli, Kamari, Oia, Perissa Black Sand Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Sunset in Oia ©
Sunset in Oia

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