31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 4 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 8 nights
3
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 12 nights
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 6 nights

4
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Get some cultural insight at Mustafa Pasha Mosque and Macedonia Square. Popular historic sites such as Marko's Monastery and Church of the Ascension of Jesus are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mountain of Vodno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catholic Cathedral of Skopje, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and contemplate the long history of Kale.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Skopje vacation planning site.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Skopje is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from Reykjavik in July, plan for much hotter days in Skopje, with highs around 37°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Marko's Monastery
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Mustafa Pasha Mosque ©
Mustafa Pasha Mosque
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square
Mountain of Vodno ©
Mountain of Vodno

8
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fort Lovrijenac and Cavtat Cemetery. Get a sense of the local culture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Sunj Beach (in Lopud) and Cavtat Seaside Promenade (in Cavtat). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, get great views at Minceta Fortress, head off the coast to Lokrum Island, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Dubrovnik takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dubrovnik when traveling from Skopje in July, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavtat, Srebreno Beach, Sunj Beach
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

12
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Visit Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Cankarjevo Nabrežje for their historical value. Get in touch with nature at Lake Bohinj and Straža Bled. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Kranjska Gora (Tromeja -Triple border, Mojčin Dom na Vitrancu, &more), Bohinjsko Jezero (Savica Waterfall, Vogel, &more) and Slap Grmečica (in Bohinjska Bistrica). And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Celje Castle, contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, trek along Mala Osojnica, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana travel planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Ljubljana when traveling from Dubrovnik in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Piran, Bled, Bohinjsko Jezero, Kobarid
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Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum ©
Anthony's Shaft Mining Museum
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6
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step out of the city life by going to Ada Ciganlija and Danube River. Get some cultural insight at Residence of Princess Ljubica (Konak Kneginje Ljubice and The National Assembly. Change things up with these side-trips from Belgrade: Novi Sad (Svetozar Miletic Square, The Name of Mary Church, &more), Petrovaradin Fortress (in Petrovaradin) and Podrum Probus (in Sremski Karlovci). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Crkva Svetog Marka, learn about all things military at Military Museum, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and make a trip to Zemunski kej.

To find out how to plan a trip to Belgrade, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Ljubljana to Belgrade in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Novi Sad, Podrum Probus
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Ružica ©
Ružica
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija

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