55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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55 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Amalfi, Italy
— 1 day
subway + train:  3​h
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
5
Pisa, Italy
— Few hours
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 45​min
7
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
11
Maribor, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
12
Ptuj, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
13
Celje, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
14
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
15
Postojna, Slovenia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
16
Koper, Slovenia
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
17
Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Rijeka, Croatia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
19
Senj, Croatia
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
20
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
24
Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 night
25
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
26
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
28
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
29
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
30
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
31
Steyr, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
32
Gmunden, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
33
Hallstatt, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
34
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
35
Millstatt, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
36
Lienz, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
37
Heiligenblut, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
38
Maria Alm, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
39
Zell am See, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
40
Kufstein, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
41
Alpbach, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
42
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
43
Seefeld in Tirol, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
44
Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
45
Baden-Baden, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
46
Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
47
Colmar, France
— Few hours
48
Basel, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
49
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
50
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
51
Gruyeres, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
52
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
53
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
54
Annecy, France
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
55
Lyon, France
— 1 day
56
Clermont-Ferrand, France
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
57
Lourdes, France
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
58
Nice, France
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h
59
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
End: Athens, Greece

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali and Piazza del Campidoglio. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo and Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Monte Palatino, explore the world behind art at Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna E Contemporanea, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Prassede, and pause for some photo ops at Trajan's Column.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome itinerary maker app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Santa Maria della Vittoria ©
Santa Maria della Vittoria
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo ©
Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo
Piazza del Campidoglio ©
Piazza del Campidoglio

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Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): ponder the design of Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, don't miss a visit to Ruga Nova Mercatorum (Via dei Mercanti), get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, admire the striking features of Luna Convento, then sample the fine beverages at Antichi Sapori d'Amalfi, and finally examine the collection at Museo Diocesano.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Amalfi online travel route planner .

Getting from Rome to Amalfi by combination of train and subway takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Amalfi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Museo Diocesano ©
Museo Diocesano
Fontana Cap e Ciuccio ©
Fontana Cap e Ciuccio

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, then explore the galleries of Villa Farnesina, then explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, and finally admire the natural beauty at Monte Pincio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Civita Castellana Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Forte Sangallo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Claudio e Andrea dei Borgognoni, and finally see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of subway and train from Amalfi to Rome in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Amalfi in April, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Civita Castellana
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Villa Farnesina ©
Villa Farnesina
Vatican Necropolis ©
Vatican Necropolis
Stanze di Raffaello ©
Stanze di Raffaello

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 20th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cappella Brancacci, then gain insight at Palazzo Strozzi, and finally explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence sightseeing app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Florence American Cemetery and Memorial
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Florence American Cemetery and Memorial ©
Sinagoga di Firenze e Museo ebraico ©
Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa online travel planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Pisa in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 21st (Tue), you're off toCinque Terre.

Things to do in Pisa

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Step off the beaten path and head to Borgo Storico di Corniglia and Groppo. Get some historical perspective at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church and Chiesa Di San Pietro. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Nostra Signora di Reggio, make a trip to Chiesa di San Giovanni Battista, pause for some serene contemplation at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, and do a tasting at Buranco Agriturismo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cinque Terre trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by train from Pisa to Cinque Terre takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cinque Terre are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Wineries
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Castello Doria ©
Castello Doria
Borgo Storico di Corniglia ©
Borgo Storico di Corniglia

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Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise de l'Annonciation dite de Sainte-Rita, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, make a trip to Quai des Etats Unis, then see the interesting displays at Mission Promenade des Anglais, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Nice trip maker tool .

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Nice are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Chapelle de Saint Pierre des Pecheurs ©
Mission Promenade des Anglais ©
Mission Promenade des Anglais

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santo Stefano, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria e San Donato, and then admire the landmark architecture of Via Garibaldi. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Salvador, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto, then browse the exhibits of Palazzo Mocenigo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip maker site .

Fly from Nice to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Kranjska Gora on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Church of San Pantalon ©
Church of San Pantalon
Church of Santa Maria e San Donato ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli ©
Santa Maria dei Miracoli

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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora ©
Kranjska Gora is a town in northwestern Slovenia, on the Sava Dolinka River in the Upper Carniola region, close to the Austrian and Italian borders. For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kranjska Gora day trip planning site .

You can drive from Venice to Kranjska Gora in 3 hours. In April, Kranjska Gora is little chillier than Venice - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Bled.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ravelnik Open Air Museum, Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum ©
Ravelnik Open Air Museum

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Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 28th (Tue), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On the next day, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get great views at Mala Osojnica, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then take some stellar pictures from Straza Bled, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bled trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Kranjska Gora to Bled takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Bled, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Fri) before leaving for Maribor.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Čebelarski muzej Radovljica
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Čebelarski muzej Radovljica ©
Čebelarski muzej Radovljica

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Maribor, Slovenia

Maribor
Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia with about 95,500 inhabitants in 2016. To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Maribor holiday builder site .

You can drive from Bled to Maribor in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Ptuj on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

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Ptuj, Slovenia

Ptuj
Ptuj is a town in northeastern Slovenia that is the seat of the Municipality of Ptuj. To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Ptuj online tour builder .

You can drive from Maribor to Ptuj in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Ptuj, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. You'll set off for Celje on the 29th (Wed).

Things to do in Ptuj

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

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Celje, Slovenia

Celje
Celje is the third-largest town in Slovenia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): Head underground at Snezna Jama, then explore the historical opulence of Tabor Castle, then examine the collection at The Photographic Studio of Josip Pelikan, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sv. Roka.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Celje travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Ptuj to Celje in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Celje

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana day trip planning site .

You can drive from Celje to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll travel to Postojna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours Outdoors Parks
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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.
On the 30th (Thu), do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, then have some family-friendly fun at Creative Ways, and then Head underground at Planina Cave.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Postojna trip planner .

Take a bus from Ljubljana to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Koper.

Things to do in Postojna

Fun & Games Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Boris Lisjak Winery
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Planina Cave ©
Planina Cave

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Koper, Slovenia

Koper
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda of St John the Baptist and then view the masterpieces at Loza Gallery.

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

You can drive from Postojna to Koper in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Postojna in April, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Piran.

Things to do in Koper

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Piran, Slovenia

Piran
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Piran trip planner.

Piran is just a short distance from Koper. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Rijeka.

Things to do in Piran

Tours Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:

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Rijeka, Croatia

Rijeka
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Rijeka tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Piran to Rijeka takes 2 hours. May in Rijeka sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Senj.

Things to do in Rijeka

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Senj, Croatia

Senj
Senj is an old town on the upper Adriatic coast in Croatia, in the foothills of the Mala Kapela and Velebit mountains.The symbol of the town is the Nehaj Fortress which was completed in 1558. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Northern Velebit National Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Senj online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Senj takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Senj

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Northern Velebit National Park
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 2nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Konjicki Klub Rakovica, admire the sheer force of Veliki Prstavac, admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap, then take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi, then explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, and finally admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake.

To plan Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Senj to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

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Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Elias - St Elias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Chrysogonus Church, then see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Modric Cave (Modric Spilja).

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zadar day trip planning site .

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. May in Zadar sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Modric Cave (Modric Spilja)
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
St. Chrysogonus Church ©
St. Chrysogonus Church

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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then do a tasting at Putalj Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, then admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Split tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Split can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Find places to stay May 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Zipline
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

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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.
On the 6th (Wed), pedal to the sights with Bike Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Prijeko street, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Blaise, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour and then explore the galleries of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik travel site .

Traveling by bus from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Find places to stay May 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Blazena Ozana, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Monastery and Church of St. Clare, then take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen, and finally steep yourself in history at Kampana Tower.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kotor trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Kotor, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Museums
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Church of Blazena Ozana ©
Church of Blazena Ozana
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum
Kampana Tower ©
Kampana Tower

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, enjoy breathtaking views from The Yellow Fortress, then contemplate the long history of Old Sarajevo Clock Tower, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Sarajevo and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sarajevo trip planning website .

Getting from Kotor to Sarajevo by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

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Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Godollo, step into the grandiose world of Visegrad Citadel, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Budatower. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Harmashatarhegy and then step into the grandiose world of Bory Castle.

Before you visit Budapest, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Sarajevo to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In May in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Bratislava.

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Royal Palace of Godollo, Visegrad Citadel, Bory Castle
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Royal Palace of Godollo ©
Royal Palace of Godollo
Visegrad Citadel ©
Visegrad Citadel
Bory Castle ©
Bory Castle

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Bratislava, Slovakia

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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.
On the 13th (Wed), head outdoors with Sad Janka Krala and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie.

You can plan Bratislava trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Budapest to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

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Sad Janka Krala ©
Sad Janka Krala
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Tyrsovo nabrezie

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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.
To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites

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Stift Klosterneuburg, Burg Liechtenstein
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Kirche am Steinhof ©
Kirche am Steinhof
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Stift Klosterneuburg
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Cafe Gloriette

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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.
On the 15th (Fri), get outside with Prague for Two, then brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Cathedral, and finally walk around Park Průhonice. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loreta Praha, then steep yourself in history at Lidice Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Památník Terezín - Národní hřbitov.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Prague online route planner .

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

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Lidice Memorial, Památník Terezín - Národní hřbitov, Park Průhonice
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St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral ©
 Park Průhonice ©
Park Průhonice

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
To find ratings and tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Prague to Cesky Krumlov by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 17th (Sun), you'll travel to Steyr.

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Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Steyr, Austria

Steyr ©
Steyr is a statutory city, located in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Loretokappelle Christkindl and then get outside with Unterhimmel Au.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Steyr travel planner .

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Steyr takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Gmunden.

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Loretokappelle Christkindl ©
Loretokappelle Christkindl

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Gmunden, Austria