16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Warsaw, Poland
flight:  2 h
1
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
4
Bled, Slovenia
— Few hours
Train:  3 h 15 min
5
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
6
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Kotor, Montenegro
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h 45 min
11
Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h
12
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
fly:  30 min
13
Durres, Albania
— Few hours
Drive:  9 h 45 min
14
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly + Foot:  6 h 15 min
End: Warsaw, Poland

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Keep things going the next day: explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Warsaw, Poland to Milan is an approximately 5.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Warsaw in September, expect Milan to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Step out of the city life by going to Canal Grande and Riserva Naturale Ca' Roman. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Blue Moon in Lido di Venezia, approximately Lido di Venezia away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take a stroll through Campo del Ghetto, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Getting from Milan to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. September in Venice sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Blue Moon
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at House of Illusions, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, then stop by Metelkova, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
Metelkova ©
Metelkova

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hours
Bled, Slovenia

Bled
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Plan my Bled trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb route planner.

You can drive from Bled to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

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nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, pause for some serene contemplation at Zadar Cathedral, and then steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zadar trip planning app.

You can fly from Zagreb to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in September, expect nights in Zadar to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll travel to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites Museums
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Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Zadar Cathedral ©
Zadar Cathedral
Museum of Illusions ©
Museum of Illusions

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Plan my Split trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in September, Split is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. You'll set off for Mostar on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Split

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Bosnian National Monument Muslibegovic House, get a taste of the local shopping with Art Studio Pandur, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, and finally take in the views from Old Bridge (Stari Most).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mostar journey builder.

You can drive from Split to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mostar when traveling from Split in September, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Mostar

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Bosnian National Monument Muslibegovic House ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Art Studio Pandur ©
Art Studio Pandur

1
night
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 25th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac and then steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Mostar in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac

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hours
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 26th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, examine the collection at Maritime Museum, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor trip builder app.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Kotor, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Castle Of San Giovanni
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:
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R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni
Maritime Museum ©
Maritime Museum

1
night
Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Moraca River, then take in the views from Millennium Bridge, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saborni Hram Hristovog Vaskrsenja.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Podgorica trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Kotor to Podgorica in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Podgorica

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dajbabe Monastery ©
Dajbabe Monastery
Moraca River ©
Moraca River

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
On the 27th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Tirana travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Tirana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Durres.

Things to do in Tirana

Museums Historic Sites
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Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Bunk'Art 1 ©
Bunk'Art 1
Et`hem Bey Mosque ©
Et`hem Bey Mosque

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hours
Durres, Albania

Durres ©
Durrës, historically also known as Epidamnos, Durazzo and Dyrrachium, is the largest port and second largest city and a municipality of Albania. On the 28th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Fatih Mosque and then contemplate the long history of Durres Amphitheatre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Durres day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Durres takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Durres

Historic Sites
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Durres Amphitheatre ©
Durres Amphitheatre
Fatih Mosque ©
Fatih Mosque

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, then take a stroll through Plaka, and finally take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, enjoy the sand and surf at Glyfada Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Voula Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Durres to Athens. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durres to Athens due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Durres in September since evenings lows in Athens dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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