33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fly:  5 h 45 min
1
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
3
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Shuttle:  5 h 15 min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 45 min
9
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
10
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

3
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Go for a jaunt from Sofia to Rila to see Rila Monastery about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, view the masterpieces at Galeria Nina, appreciate the history behind Saint Sofia Monument, and pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Sofia driving holiday planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Sofia is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Sofia. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Skopje.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Tours Nature

Side Trips

Rila Monastery, Zlatnite_Mostove -Golden Bridges
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Walking tours
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

3
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Skopje is known for historic sites, nature, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake Matka, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Panteleimon, take a stroll through Old Bazaar, Skopje, and take in the exciting artwork at Acanthus Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Skopje itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sofia to Skopje in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In October in Skopje, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 23rd (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dajti.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Tirana trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Tirana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Skopje in October, expect Tirana to be somewhat warmer, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Tirana

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Dajti
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Dajti ©
Dajti
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar

4
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Lake Bled & Bled Castle), Postojna Cave (in Postojna) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, walk around Tivoli Park, make a trip to Prešeren Square, and take in the views from Triple Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Tirana to Ljubljana takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, Ljubljana is little chillier than Tirana - with highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna Cave, Vintgar Gorge
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) (in Zadar), Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola) and Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, see Off-Road Tours, take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Split tour website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Split: highs are around 24°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvar, Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), Church Of St. Roch
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 31:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mostar: Kravica (in Studenci) and il Monte Della Croce (in Medjugorje). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most), don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar, get engrossed in the history at Bosnaseum, and explore the activities along Jablanicas Lake.

Make your Mostar itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Split to Mostar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Split in October since evenings lows in Mostar dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Kravica, il Monte Della Croce
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il Monte Della Croce ©
il Monte Della Croce
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Take a break from Dubrovnik with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Lokrum Island, stop by Old Town, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, and contemplate the long history of Rector's Palace.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik route builder site.

You can drive from Mostar to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Dubrovnik. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Parks Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

2
nights
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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, and then don't miss a visit to Stari Grad Kotor. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral, get outside with Mount Vrmac, and then take some stellar pictures from Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kotor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in November, plan for little chillier nights in Kotor, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Mount Vrmac
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Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen ©
Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovcen
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor

3
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Step out of Belgrade to go to Topola and see Oplenac, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, kick back and relax at Ada Ciganlija, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kotor to Belgrade in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kotor in November, with highs in Belgrade at 14°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trip

Oplenac
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Room Escape Games
Walking tours

5
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, stroll around Vrelo Bosne, and don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Belgrade to Sarajevo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Vrelo Bosne
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 17:
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Walking tours
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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