42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
2
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
5
Rovinj, Croatia
— 2 nights
6
Postojna, Slovenia
— 4 nights
7
Zell am See, Austria
— 4 nights
8
Ischgl, Austria
— 1 night
9
Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
10
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to City Park Városliget and Lazar Equestrian Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral and Miniversum Budapest. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Visegrad (Visegrad Citadel & Zugfozde Palinka Museum) and Szabó Marzipan Museum (in Szentendre). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, get your game on at Invisible Exhibition, make a trip to 3d Gallery Budapest, and enjoy some diversion at Celeritas Shooting Club.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Budapest. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in February: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

Visegrad, Lazar Equestrian Park, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, Szabó Marzipan Museum
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Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral ©
Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel
Budapest Pinball Museum ©
Budapest Pinball Museum

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
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 (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Alipasina Mosque, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Sniper Alley, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alifakovac Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Svrzo House, steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, thenexamine the collection at Museum Alija Izetbegovic, thendon't miss a visit to Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, and finally look for gifts at Bazerdzan.

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You can fly from Budapest to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa ©
Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa
Svrzo House ©
Svrzo House
Museum Alija Izetbegovic ©
Museum Alija Izetbegovic

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galerija Mestrovic and Zeljezna Vrata. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, steep yourself in history at Venetian tower, explore the wide array of goods at Break Time Outlet Store & Atelier, and pause for some serene contemplation at Gospa od Zvonika.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Split trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Sarajevo to Split takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Split can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Venetian tower ©
Venetian tower
Zipline
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Krapina Neanderthal Museum and Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Castle (Stari Grad) and Zagreb Cathedral. When in Zagreb, make a side trip to see Marija Bistrica Church in Marija Bistrica, approximately Marija Bistrica away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, don't miss a visit to Tunel Gric, explore the activities along Jarun Lake, and explore the world behind art at Art Pavilion (Umjetnicki Paviljon).

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planning tool.

You can fly from Split to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Split in February: high temperatures in Zagreb hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Rovinj.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan), Marija Bistrica Church, Old Castle (Stari Grad), Krapina Neanderthal Museum
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Krapina Neanderthal Museum ©
Krapina Neanderthal Museum
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan) ©
Trakoscan Castle (Dvor Trakoscan)
Old Castle (Stari Grad) ©
Old Castle (Stari Grad)

2
nights
Rovinj, Croatia

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Stancija Collis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Street, make a trip to Trevisol Street, thendon't miss a visit to Town Clock, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Benedict, and finally expand your understanding of the military at Italian Alpine Wall of Croatia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin Church, see the interesting displays at Casa Della Batana, appreciate the history behind Delfin-szobor, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Igreja Romanica Da Santissima Trindade, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Mother of Mercy, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapel of St. Thomas the Apostle.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rovinj road trip planning website.

You can drive from Zagreb to Rovinj in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in February, expect nights in Rovinj to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Postojna.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Main Street ©
Main Street
Church of St. Benedict ©
Church of St. Benedict
St. Martin Church ©
St. Martin Church

4
nights
Postojna, Slovenia

Postojna ©
With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
Let the collections at Pivka Park of Military History and Tourist Information Centre - Galerija capture your imagination. Do some cultural sightseeing at Karst Museum and Military Museum Tabor. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Postojna: Gewerkenegg Castle (in Idrija), Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem) (in Volče) and Lepa Vida Boutique Winery (in Šempas). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park, stop by Guštarna, explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave, and make a trip to Museo Militare Di Pivka.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Postojna online route planner.

You can drive from Rovinj to Postojna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rovinj in February, with highs in Postojna at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Postojna

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Pivka, Military Museum Tabor, Lepa Vida Boutique Winery, Gewerkenegg Castle, Outdoor Museum Kolovrat (muzej na prostem)
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Pivka Park of Military History ©
Pivka Park of Military History
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt ©
Natural Bathing Place Lajšt
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park ©
Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park

4
nights
Zell am See, Austria

Zell am See ©
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Reiterkogelbahn and Element3 Ski School. Get outdoors at Familienberg Maiskogel and Ski resort Maria Alm. Explore Zell am See's surroundings by going to Kitzbuhel (Kitzbuheler Innenstadt & Londoner), Skigebiet Maria Alm - Hochkoenig (in Maria Alm) and Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill (in Mittersill). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Skicircus Saalbach Hinterglemm, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Alm, see the interesting displays at Heimatmuseum, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zell am See day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Zell am See takes 4 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ischgl.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel, Maria Alm, Saalbach-Hinterglemm, Familienberg Maiskogel, Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill
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Reiterkogelbahn ©
Reiterkogelbahn
Familienberg Maiskogel ©
Familienberg Maiskogel
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill ©
Nationalparkzentrum Mittersill

1
night
Ischgl, Austria

Ischgl ©
Ischgl is a town in the Paznaun Valley in the Austrian state of Tyrol. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Die Pfarrkirche Ischgl, walk around Erlebnispark Vider Truja, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Berglisee, thenadmire the masterpieces at Alpinarium Galtur, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche Galtuer.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Ischgl trip builder.

Getting from Zell am See to Ischgl by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Zell am See in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ischgl, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Ischgl

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Galtur
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Berglisee ©
Berglisee
Alpinarium Galtur ©
Alpinarium Galtur
Pfarrkirche Galtuer ©
Pfarrkirche Galtuer

3
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tirol Panorama and AUDIOVERSUM - ScienceCenter. Your inner history buff will appreciate Servite Church and Jesuit Church. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Georgskapelle, examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, and get engrossed in the history at Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum).

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck journey planner.

You can drive from Ischgl to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and train. In February, daytime highs in Innsbruck are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Panorama and kaiserjager museum ©
Panorama and kaiserjager museum
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum ©
Tyrolean Folk Art Museum
Tirol Panorama ©
Tirol Panorama

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Mozart Audio and Video Museum and Festungsmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian) and Scavenger Escape Salzburg. Change things up with these side-trips from Salzburg: Hallstatt (Parish of the Assumption & Badestrand Hallstatt), Kleines Matterhorn (in Bad Goisern) and Karkogel (in Abtenau). There's lots more to do: stroll through Dachstein West, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, deepen your understanding at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), and get interesting insight from Tours.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Fuschl am See, Kleines Matterhorn, Dachstein West, Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen
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Festungsmuseum ©
Festungsmuseum
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church) ©
Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church)

5
nights
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art and Hofmobiliendepot - Imperial Furniture Collection. Kaiserappartements and St. Michael's Church will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Vienna side-trips: Stift Heiligenkreuz (in Heiligenkreuz), Krems an der Donau (Karikaturmuseum & Winzer Krems) and Casino Baden (in Baden). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, delve into the lush surroundings at Vienna Woods, explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Marx Cemetery, and examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum.

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You can fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Krems an der Donau, Stift Heiligenkreuz, Castle Grafenegg, Casino Baden
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St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

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