11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Belgrade, Serbia
— 1 night
2
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
3
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
4
Goreme, Turkey
— 2 nights
5
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights

1
night
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
On the 21st (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Knez Mihailova, and finally take a stroll through Skadarlija.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Belgrade vacation planning tool.

Santiago de Compostela, Spain to Belgrade is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santiago de Compostela in July, with highs in Belgrade at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Kotor.

Things to do in Belgrade

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
Knez Mihailova ©
Knez Mihailova

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 22nd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks and then explore the activities along Bay of Kotor. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kotor Old Town City Walls, thenstep aboard Porto Montenegro, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Blue Grotto.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Kotor travel route planner.

Fly from Belgrade to Kotor in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Kotor

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castle Of San Giovanni, Our Lady of the Rocks, Porto Montenegro, Blue Grotto
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Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
Bay of Kotor
Bay of Kotor
Blue Grotto ©
Blue Grotto

2
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, admire the striking features of Hagia Sophia Museum, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Kotor to Istanbul takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Kotor to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kotor in July, plan for little chillier days in Istanbul, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

2
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): look for gifts at Arts & Crafts Cappadocia, appreciate the views at Gulludere Vadisi, and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Goreme National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fairy Chimneys.

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Fly from Istanbul to Goreme in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in July since evenings lows in Goreme dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Goreme

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Gulludere Vadisi ©
Gulludere Vadisi
Fairy Chimneys ©
Fairy Chimneys
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park

2
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rila Monastery and Church St. George Rotunda. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vitosha Mountain, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Boyana Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sofia travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Goreme to Sofia in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Goreme to Sofia, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Goreme in July, expect nights in Sofia to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Vitosha Mountain ©
Vitosha Mountain
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

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