39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
2
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
3
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
4
Riga, Latvia
— 1 night
5
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 1 night
6
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
9
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
10
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
11
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
12
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
13
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
14
Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
15
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Skansen, enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, head off the coast to Sodermalm, and steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm online trip itinerary maker.

Manchester, UK to Stockholm is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
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Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Drottningholm Palace ©
Drottningholm Palace

3
nights
Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Tallinn is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stop by Tallinn Old Town, see the interesting displays at Niguliste Museum, make a trip to Toompea Hill, and stroll around Kadriorg Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Tallinn trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Tallinn takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Stockholm to Tallinn due to the time zone difference. July in Tallinn sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 2:
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Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Tallinn Old Town ©
Tallinn Old Town
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali

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nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
St. Petersburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, step off the mainland to explore Yelagin Island, and admire the striking features of Smolny Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. Petersburg road trip app.

Getting from Tallinn to St. Petersburg by combination of flight and train takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tallinn to St. Petersburg. In August, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 6:
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Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood

1
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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
On the 7th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Freedom Monument, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, thentake a stroll through Old City Riga (Vecriga), and finally see the interesting displays at Riga Motormuseum.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Riga journey app.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Riga takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Riga is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Riga can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
Riga Motormuseum ©
Riga Motormuseum
Freedom Monument ©
Freedom Monument

1
night
Vilnius, Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
On the 8th (Sat), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bernardine Gardens, thenget engrossed in the history at Gediminas Castle Tower, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral (Arkikatedra Bazilika).

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vilnius travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Riga to Vilnius takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Vilnius sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Vilnius

Tours Parks Historic Sites
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Food Tours
Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Bernardine Gardens ©
Bernardine Gardens

3
nights
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.
Krakow is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Krakow trip planner.

You can fly from Vilnius to Krakow in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Nightlife
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

3
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, see Mystery Dinner, contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, and explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bratislava road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Bratislava takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

4
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.
On the 17th (Mon), spend a day exploring the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 18:
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the activities along Jarun Lake, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, and kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zagreb attractions app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Zagreb sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Historic Sites Tours
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Walking tours
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Mala Osojnica, Parasailing & Paragliding, &more). Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and engage your brain at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bled
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Zipline

3
nights
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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, get engrossed in the history at War Childhood Museum, and take in the views from Latin Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sarajevo day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Sarajevo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:
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Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum

1
night
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Namfleg, explore the activities along Bay of Kotor, pause for some serene contemplation at St. George Church, thenstop by Efesya Souvenir, and finally explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Kotor online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Kotor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In August, Kotor is a bit warmer than Sarajevo - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Nature Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. Tryphon Cathedral
St. George Church ©
St. George Church

1
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Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Shkodra Lake, thenstep into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, thenadmire the striking features of Former Palace of King Nikola I, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Venice Art Mask Factory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Shkoder trip planner.

You can drive from Kotor to Shkoder in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Kotor in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Shkoder. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Podgorica.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Shkodra Lake ©
Shkodra Lake
Venice Art Mask Factory ©
Venice Art Mask Factory

1
night
Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Skadar, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, thenexplore the activities along Morača River, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument to A.S. Pushkin and N.N. Goncharova.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Podgorica holiday builder tool.

You can drive from Shkoder to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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Morača River
Morača River
Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ ©
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ

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Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., explore the different monuments and memorials at Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, and steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Podgorica to Dublin takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Dublin sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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