42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Klina, Kosovo
— Few hours
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Pec, Kosovo
— 3 nights
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Prizren, Kosovo
— 2 nights
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Pristina, Kosovo
— 2 nights
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 8 nights
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 7 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 8 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 10 nights


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Klina, Kosovo

Klina ©
Klina or Klinë is a town and municipality located in the Peć District of north-western Kosovo. On the 21st (Sun), admire the sheer force of Mirusha Waterfalls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Klina travel planner.

Seattle, USA to Klina is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 9 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Pec.

Things to do in Klina

Nature · Parks
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Mirusha Waterfalls ©
Mirusha Waterfalls

3
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Pec, Kosovo

Pec ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Visoki Decani Monastery and Patriarchate of Pec.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pec online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Klina to Pec takes an hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prizren.

Things to do in Pec

Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Visoki Decani Monastery
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Via Ferrata Ari ©
Via Ferrata Ari
Visoki Decani Monastery ©
Visoki Decani Monastery
Patriarchate of Pec ©
Patriarchate of Pec

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Prizren, Kosovo

Prizren ©
Kosovo's second city, Prizren sits on the slopes of the rugged Sar Mountain, a region bordered by both Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emin Pasa Camii (Emin Pasha Mosque), take in the spiritual surroundings of Khalwati Tekke, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinan Pasha Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Albanian League of Prizren Museum [Muzeu Lidhja Shqiptare e Prizrenit], and finally learn more about the world around you at Marash Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: deepen your knowledge of military history at Kalaja Fortress.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Prizren vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Pec to Prizren takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Pristina.

Things to do in Prizren

Museums · Historic Sites
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Sinan Pasha Mosque ©
Sinan Pasha Mosque
Emin Pasa Camii (Emin Pasha Mosque) ©
Emin Pasa Camii (Emin Pasha Mosque)

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Pristina, Kosovo

Pristina ©
Long regarded as a gray and traffic-congested provincial town with little tourist appeal, Pristina today possesses a youthful vibrance and a newfound sense of sophistication, as the result of the city's large community of foreign functionaries.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Xhamia e Llapit, then buy something for everyone on your list at ALBI Shopping Mall, then don't miss a visit to Gracanica Monastery, and finally delve into the distant past at Ulpiana. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Novo Brdo Castle, walk around Germia Park, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik), admire the landmark architecture of Džamija cara, then pause for some photo ops at Newborn Monument, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrale Nënë Tereza.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Pristina trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Prizren to Pristina in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Skopje.

Things to do in Pristina

Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

Gracanica
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Xhamia e Llapit ©
Xhamia e Llapit
Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik) ©
Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik)
Džamija cara ©
Džamija cara

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Old Bazaar, Skopje and Macedonia Square. Get some historical perspective at Church of St. Panteleimon and Memorial House of Mother Teresa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skopje: Staro Nagorichane (The Zebrnjak Monument, Church St. George, &more), Xhamia E Larme (in Tetovo) and Stobi (in Palikura). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Matka, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mountain of Vodno, do a tasting at Brzanov Winery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Treskavec Monastery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Skopje attractions planning website.

You can drive from Pristina to Skopje in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Prilep, Staro Nagorichane, Xhamia E Larme, Stobi, Stone town of Kuklica
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Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
Macedonia Square ©
Macedonia Square
Kokino ©
Kokino

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Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Hagios Demetrios and Church of Agios Nikolaos Orphanos. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Byzantine Culture and Rotunda. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Thessaloniki: Monastery of St. Anastasia (in Vasilika), Karasouli Military Cemetry (in Polykastro) and Ktima Gerovassiliou (in Epanomi). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from White Tower of Thessaloniki, steep yourself in history at Ladadika District, take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery).

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Thessaloniki trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Skopje to Thessaloniki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Skopje in May, Thessaloniki is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Monastery of St. Anastasia, Karasouli Military Cemetry, Zeitenlik, Ktima Gerovassiliou
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Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Rotunda ©
Rotunda

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Visit St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Boyana Church for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Vitosha Boulevard and Rila Monastery. Dedicate the 20th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Church St. George Rotunda, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at National Museum of History, and wander the streets of Boyana Village.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sofia driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Sofia in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Thessaloniki in May, with highs in Sofia at 72°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Get some historical perspective at Stavropoleos Monastery and Patriarchal Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Serve Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bucharest: Mogosoaia Palace (in Mogosoaia), LacertA Winery (in Buzau) and Therme București (in Balotesti). The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, stroll around Herăstrău Park, admire the natural beauty at Cismigiu Gardens, and admire the striking features of Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti".

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bucharest travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Mogosoaia Palace, Dacian Fortresses of the Orastie Mountains, Tiriac Collection, Bellu Manor, LacertA Winery
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Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament
Stavropoleos Monastery ©
Stavropoleos Monastery
Old Town ©
Old Town

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