52 days in Europe Itinerary

52 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Pompeii, Italy
— Few hours
3
Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
4
Bari, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Krka National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
10
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 day
11
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
12
Krems an der Donau, Austria
— Few hours
13
Durnstein, Austria
— 1 day
14
Steyr, Austria
— 1 day
15
Gmunden, Austria
— 1 night
16
Hallstatt, Austria
— Few hours
17
Bad Ischl, Austria
— 1 night
18
St. Wolfgang, Austria
— 1 day
19
St Gilgen, Austria
— 1 night
20
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
21
Maria Alm, Austria
— 1 night
22
Zell am See, Austria
— Few hours
23
Heiligenblut, Austria
— Few hours
24
Millstatt, Austria
— 1 night
25
Postojna, Slovenia
— 2 nights
26
Železniki, Slovenia
— 1 day
27
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
28
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
29
Soča, Slovenia
— 1 night
30
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
— 1 night
31
Bolzano, Italy
— 1 night
32
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 day
33
Seefeld in Tirol, Austria
— 1 night
34
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
35
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
36
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 1 day
37
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
38
Gruyeres, Switzerland
— Few hours
39
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 1 night
40
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
41
Annecy, France
— 1 night
42
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
43
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
44
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
45
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
46
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights

S M T W T F S
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Piazza del Campidoglio and Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali. Get some cultural insight at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo and Complesso del Vittoriano. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Forum of Augustus, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace, ponder the world of politics at Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria della Vittoria.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome tour itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport, Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport and Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi – Umbria 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 take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Pompeii trip planner.

Take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Pompeii are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Amalfi.

Things to do in Pompeii

Tours · Outdoors · Transportation · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:

2
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©

Painted Town

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cloister del Paradiso and Sentiero dei Limoni. Duomo di Ravello and Basilica of Saint Trofimena will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Museo della Carta, make a trip to Fontana Cap e Ciuccio, appreciate the history behind Fontana sant'Andrea, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Amalfi trip website.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Pompeii to Amalfi in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Pompeii in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Amalfi, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bari.

Things to do in Amalfi

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
©
Specialty Museum
Museo della Carta
4.4

2
nights
Bari, Italy

Bari ©

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 20th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Gregorio, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giacomo, steep yourself in history at Piazza dell'Odegitria, then make a trip to Colonna della giustizia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Teresa dei Maschi, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Mincuzzi. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the waterfront at Porto Vecchio, then examine the collection at Museo Diocesano - Sezione Bari, then see the sky in a new way at Planetario Sky Skan, and finally don't miss a visit to Strada delle Orecchiette.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bari vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Amalfi to Bari by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amalfi in April since evenings lows in Bari dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Site
Chiesa di San Gregorio
4.4

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Annunciation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Bokar, then get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prijeko street, and finally take some stellar pictures from Minceta Fortress.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by ferry from Bari to Dubrovnik takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. April in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Site
Fort Bokar
4.5
©
Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Split Synagogue, then explore the world behind art at Stara Gradska Vijecnica, then don't miss a visit to Pjaca, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Jupiter, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, examine the collection at Froggyland, then examine the collection at Live Museum Split, then take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Split takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Split can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Split

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 24 — 26:
Highlights from your trip
©
Art Museum
Galerija Mestrovic
4.7
©
Specialty Museum
Froggyland
4.1
©
History Museum
Etnografski muzej Split
4.3

1
night
Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Knin Fortress, admire the sheer force of Manojlovac waterfall, and then explore the activities along Krcic River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Burnum - principum and then explore the stunning scenery at Cikola River Canyon.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Krka National Park road trip planning app.

Drive from Split to Krka National Park in 1.5 hours. April in Krka National Park sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 26 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Site
Burnum - principum
2.9

2
nights

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Galovac Lake, admire the sheer force of Veliki Prstavac, admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, then take in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Krka National Park to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to catch the shuttle to Budapest.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
©
Waterfall
Pevalekovi Slapovi
5.0
©
Geologic Formation
Veliki Prstavac
4.8
©
Waterfall
Ciginovac Lake
4.8

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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 29th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Lazar Equestrian Park and then step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Godollo. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Stolpersteine in Budapest, admire the masterpieces at Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, then get engrossed in the history at Retro Design Center, and finally do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Budapest planning site.

Traveling by shuttle from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Wineries · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 1:
Highlights from your trip
©
Winery / Vineyard
Faust Wine Cellar
4.6
©
History Museum
Retro Design Center
4.7

1
day
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

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 1st (Fri), explore the activities along Tyrsovo nabrezie, get outside with Sad Janka Krala, and then steep yourself in history at Chatam Sofer Memorial.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Bratislava tour itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
©
Water Body
Tyrsovo nabrezie
4.2
©
Historic Site
Chatam Sofer Memorial
4.3
©
Outdoor Activity
Sad Janka Krala
4.4

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Krems an der Donau.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
©
Cemetery
St. Marx Cemetery
4.4
©
Religious Site
St. Michael's Church
4.2
©
Specialty Museum
The Third Man Museum
4.9

few
hours
Krems an der Donau, Austria

Krems an der Donau
Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Krems an der Donau driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Krems an der Donau takes an hour. Traveling from Vienna in May, Krems an der Donau is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Durnstein.

Things to do in Krems an der Donau

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 2 — 3:

1
day
Durnstein, Austria

Durnstein ©
Dürnstein is a small town on the Danube river in the Krems-Land district, in the Austrian state of Lower Austria. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Venus of Willendorf, examine the collection at Venusium, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Laach, then do a tasting at Weingut Gritsch Mauritiushof, and finally stop by Wein & Keramik – Schneeweiss.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, you can read our Durnstein itinerary builder tool.

Durnstein is just a stone's throw from Krems an der Donau. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Steyr.

Things to do in Durnstein

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
©
Specialty Museum
Venusium
2.5
©
Winery / Vineyard
Weingut Gritsch Mauritiushof
4.2

1
day
Steyr, Austria

Steyr
Steyr is a statutory city, located in the Austrian federal state of Upper Austria. For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Steyr trip maker app.

Getting from Durnstein to Steyr by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 4th (Mon), you're off to Gmunden.

Things to do in Steyr

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:

1
night
Gmunden, Austria

Gmunden ©
Gmunden is a town in Upper Austria, Austria in the district of Gmunden. On the 4th (Mon), take in the pleasant sights at Der Stadtplatz - Voecklabruck, identify plant and animal life at Puchheimer Au, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wallfahrtsbasilika Maria Puchheim, then see the interesting displays at Klo & So - Museum fur historische Sanitarobjekte, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Treppelweg entlang der Traun. On your second day here, examine the collection at Zeitgeschichte Museum und KZ-Gedenkstatte Ebensee, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleiner Sonnstein, and then head outdoors with Katzenstein.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gmunden online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Steyr to Gmunden takes an hour. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Gmunden

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Walking Area
Kleiner Sonnstein
4.9
©
Historic Walking Area
Treppelweg entlang der Traun
4.6

few
hours
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt online holiday planner.

Getting from Gmunden to Hallstatt by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bad Ischl.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
©
Religious Site
Hallstatt Lutheran Church
3.8

1
night
Bad Ischl, Austria

Bad Ischl
Bad Ischl is a spa town in Austria. To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Bad Ischl tour itinerary tool.

Bad Ischl is just a short distance from Hallstatt. On the 6th (Wed), you're off to St. Wolfgang.

Things to do in Bad Ischl

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:

1
day
St. Wolfgang, Austria

St. Wolfgang ©
St. On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at Puppenmuseum (Dorf-Alm), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche "St. Bartholomaus", then take a peaceful walk through Edelkastanienwald und Waldlehrpfad, and finally explore the activities along Egelsee.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the St. Wolfgang driving holiday planner.

St. Wolfgang is just a short distance from Bad Ischl. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to St Gilgen.

Things to do in St. Wolfgang

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip
©
Water Body
Egelsee
4.9
©
Specialty Museum
Puppenmuseum (Dorf-Alm)
3.3

1
night
St Gilgen, Austria

St Gilgen
For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our St Gilgen road trip site.

St Gilgen is just a short distance from St. Wolfgang. On the 7th (Thu), you'll travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in St Gilgen

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:

1
day
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sebastiansfriedhof, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian).

For more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg vacation tool.

Salzburg is very close to St Gilgen. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maria Alm.

Things to do in Salzburg

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Maria Alm, Austria

Maria Alm
For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Maria Alm trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Maria Alm in 1.5 hours. May in Maria Alm sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Zell am See.

Things to do in Maria Alm

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:

few
hours
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.
On the 8th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Strandbad Zeller See.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zell am See trip itinerary maker tool.

Zell am See is just a stone's throw from Maria Alm. May in Zell am See sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Fri) before leaving for Heiligenblut.

Things to do in Zell am See

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
©
Water Body
Strandbad Zeller See
4.5

few
hours
Heiligenblut, Austria

Heiligenblut ©
Heiligenblut am Großglockner is a municipality in the district of Spittal an der Drau in Carinthia, Austria.GeographyAt the northwestern edge of Carinthia and bordering East Tyrol and the state of Salzburg state, Heiligenblut is located in a high valley of the High Tauern range within the Central Eastern Alps. On the 8th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Mythos Gold Tauerngoldausstellung and then don't miss a visit to Vodopad Jungfernsprung.

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

Getting from Zell am See to Heiligenblut by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Heiligenblut can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Millstatt.

Things to do in Heiligenblut

Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Millstatt, Austria

Millstatt
Millstatt am See is a market town of the Spittal an der Drau District in Carinthia, Austria. To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Millstatt visit planning app.

Getting from Heiligenblut to Millstatt by car takes about 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to Postojna.

Things to do in Millstatt

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature
Find places to stay May 8 — 9:

2
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.
On the 9th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Planina Cave and then step into the grandiose world of Prem Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about all things military at Military Museum Tabor, do a tasting at Boris Lisjak Winery, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Daniel, then explore the historical opulence of Branik Castle, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Postojna online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Millstatt to Postojna takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Postojna can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Železniki.

Things to do in Postojna

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 9 — 11:
Highlights from your trip
©
Castle
Branik Castle
4.2
©
Castle
Prem Castle
4.2

1
day
Železniki, Slovenia

Železniki
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Železniki Blast Furnace, pause for some serene contemplation at Spodnja Sorica Church of St. Nicholas, and then examine the collection at Kropa Iron Forging Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Železniki trip tool.

Getting from Postojna to Železniki by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 11th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Železniki

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 11 — 12:

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church, admire the sheer force of Iglica Waterfall, then contemplate the long history of Old Town Centre of Radovljica, and finally stop by WoodWay.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bled tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Železniki to Bled in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Nature · Winter Sports · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 11 — 13:
Highlights from your trip
©
Nature / Park
Straža Bled
4.4

2
nights
Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Kranjska Gora ©
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Triglav, then stroll the grounds of Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Planica Valley. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Slovenian Alpine Museum, take in the dramatic scenery at Martuljek Waterfalls, then see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Kranjska Gora road trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May in Kranjska Gora, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Soča.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 15:
Highlights from your trip
©
Mountain
Mount Triglav
4.9

1
night
Soča, Slovenia

Soča ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Vipolže Villa, learn about winemaking at Bjana, then do a tasting at Klet Brda, and finally head outdoors with Krčnik Troughs.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Soča trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kranjska Gora to Soča takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Kranjska Gora in May, expect Soča to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cortina d'Ampezzo.

Things to do in Soča

Wineries · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your trip
©
Winery / Vineyard
Bjana
4.9
©
Castle
Vipolže Villa
4.1
©
Outdoor Activity
Krčnik Troughs
4.0

1
night
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy

Cortina d'Ampezzo ©
Cortina d'Ampezzo, commonly referred to as Cortina, is a town and comune in the heart of the southern (Dolomitic) Alps in the Veneto region of Northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Giro del Nuvolau, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco in P.tta S.Francesco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa della Madonna della Difesa, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Madonna della Difesa.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cortina d'Ampezzo trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Soča to Cortina d'Ampezzo in 3.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Cortina d'Ampezzo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©

Gateway to Dolomites

South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 17th (Sun), appreciate the history behind Monumento a Walther Von der Vogelweide, take an in-depth tour of BAS - Opfer fur die Freiheit, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Giovanni in Villa, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa del Sacro Cuore, then take an in-depth tour of BZ '18-'45: Un monumento, una citta, due dittature, and finally trek along Il Salto/ Salten.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bolzano trip website.

Drive from Cortina d'Ampezzo to Bolzano in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. May in Bolzano sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bolzano

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 18:
Highlights from your trip

1
day
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Spitalskirche, see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, contemplate the waterfront views at River Inn, then pause for some serene contemplation at Georgskapelle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Bolzano to Innsbruck takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Bolzano in May, with highs in Innsbruck at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Seefeld in Tirol.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:
Highlights from your trip
©
Church
Jesuit Church
4.4
©
Church
Georgskapelle
3.8

1
night
Seefeld in Tirol, Austria

Seefeld in Tirol
To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seefeld in Tirol trip planner.

Seefeld in Tirol is just a short distance from Innsbruck. While traveling from Innsbruck, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seefeld in Tirol, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. You will leave for Lucerne on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Seefeld in Tirol

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours
Find places to stay May 18 — 19:

1
night
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 19th (Tue), get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, steep yourself in history at Nadelwehr, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, then identify plant and animal life at Biosphaere Entlebuch, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Gallus Catholic Church.

For reviews and other tourist information, read Lucerne day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Seefeld in Tirol to Lucerne takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
©
Pier / Boardwalk
Nadelwehr
4.3
©
Wildlife Area
Biosphaere Entlebuch
5.0

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 20th (Wed), head outdoors with Freiluft- und Hallenbad Boedeli, identify plant and animal life at Alpenwildpark, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally get your game on at Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Interlaken

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
©
Entertainment Center
Adventure Park Seilpark Interlaken
4.7
©
Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.9

1
day
Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©

Glacier Village

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 21st (Thu), get outside with Backdoor Snowboard | Ski | Bike | Running Shop and then examine the collection at Grindelwald Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grindelwald day trip app.

Grindelwald is just a short distance from Interlaken. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Interlaken.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:
Highlights from your trip
©
Specialty Museum
Grindelwald Museum
4.8

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, then get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and finally stroll around Hohematte Park.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken planning site.

Interlaken is just a stone's throw from Grindelwald. You'll set off for Gruyeres on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Interlaken

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your trip

few
hours
Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres ©
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Chateau de Bulle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Pisciculture de la Gruyere.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gruyeres trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Interlaken to Gruyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Lausanne.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne

Swiss San Francisco

Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Lausanne using our trip planner.

You can drive from Gruyeres to Lausanne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay May 22 — 23:

few
hours
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva road trip website.

Traveling by car from Lausanne to Geneva takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Geneva are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You'll set off for Annecy on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Geneva

Nightlife · Tours · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

1
night
Annecy, France

Annecy ©

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Francois, look for gifts at Meyer le Chocolatier, don't miss a visit to Notre-Dame de Liesse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St. Maurice.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Annecy online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Annecy takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Annecy, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chamonix.

Things to do in Annecy

Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
©
Religious Site
Eglise Saint-Francois
4.1
©
Religious Site
Eglise St. Maurice
3.9

1
night
Chamonix, France

Chamonix ©

Alpine Capital of the World

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get outside with Huskydalen, explore the world behind art at Musee Alpin, stroll the grounds of Chamonix Cemetery, then head outdoors with Compagnie du Mont Blanc, and finally get outside with Mountain Lifestyle.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chamonix vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Annecy to Chamonix takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. You will leave for Como on the 25th (Mon).

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
©
Outdoor Activity
Compagnie du Mont Blanc
2.3
©
Cemetery
Chamonix Cemetery
4.7
©
Art Museum
Musee Alpin
3.1

2
nights
Como, Italy

Como ©

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Civico Museo Archeologico Paolo Giovio, get engrossed in the history at Civic Museum of the Risorgimento, then look for gifts at Libreria Ubik, then appreciate the history behind Monument of Alessandro Volta, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo Lambertenghi.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Como itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Chamonix to Como takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. May in Como sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Como

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 25 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Walking Area
Palazzo Lambertenghi
2.5

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©

City of Romance

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.
On the 27th (Wed), take a stroll through Campo Santa Margherita, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, admire the masterpieces at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna, then admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Mocenigo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Geremia e Lucia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice itinerary planner.

Getting from Como to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©

Italian Riviera

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 28th (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Corniglia. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Groppo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Giovanni Battista, take in the spiritual surroundings of Oratorio di San Rocco, then step into the grandiose world of Castello di Riomaggiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cinque Terre road trip planner.

Drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Find places to stay May 28 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
©
Historic Walking Area
Borgo Storico di Corniglia
4.3

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Explore hidden gems such as Domus Aurea and Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini. Popular historic sites such as Viterbo Historic Centre and Quartiere San Pellegrino are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Viterbo (Cattedrale di San Lorenzo & Palazzo dei Papi). Explore Rome further: examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, contemplate the long history of National Museum of Palazzo Venezia, get engrossed in the history at Welcome to Rome, and explore the world behind art at Villa Farnesina.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Cinque Terre to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Traveling from Cinque Terre in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 17°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your trip
©
Must see
Domus Aurea
4.4

Similar trips

60 days in Canada, Asia, Europe, Africa & South America BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC June, kids, outdoors, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: June, kids, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Greece, Croatia & Slovenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 6 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM MALTA July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 11 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, kids, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Croatia, Slovenia & Hungary BY A USER FROM INDIA May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: May, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 6 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: July, culture, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 7 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 6 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM MALTA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM MALTA July, kids, popular sights Preferences: July, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 9 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC August, kids, popular sights Preferences: August, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more trips