58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lodz, Poland
— 5 nights
Drive
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Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly
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Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Bus
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Bus to Čapljina, Train to Sarajevo
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Bus
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
Bus
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Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pella, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Train
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Pristina, Kosovo
— 1 night
Bus
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Train
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Nis, Serbia
— 2 nights
Bus
19
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Bus
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 12th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then make a trip to Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy), and then get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Fragment of Ghetto Wall, then explore the galleries of Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta.

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Montevideo, Uruguay to Warsaw is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from Uruguay Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 4 hour difference. Traveling from Montevideo in January, things will get colder in Warsaw: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. You'll set off for Lodz on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 14:

Lodz, Poland

— 5 nights

Boat City

Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
When in Lodz, make a side trip to see Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich in Kalisz, approximately Kalisz away. There's much more to do: stroll around Lagiewniki Park, examine the collection at Radegast Train Station, buy something for everyone on your list at Manufaktura, and explore the world behind art at Muzeum Sztuki MS1.

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You can drive from Warsaw to Lodz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. January in Lodz sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Lodz

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 19:

Wroclaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Rynek of Wroclaw. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, ponder the world of politics at Wroclaw Town Hall, and then don't miss a visit to Wroclaw's Dwarfs.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Wroclaw online holiday planner.

Getting from Lodz to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Wroclaw, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get curious at HistoryLand, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Krakow sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 21 — 23:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), and then take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Mystery Dinner, don't miss a visit to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), stop by Bratislava Old Town, then make a trip to UFO Observation Deck, and finally pause for some photo ops at Cumil.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Bratislava road trip site.

Drive from Krakow to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in January, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 25:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January in Budapest, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas
Find places to stay Jan 25 — 29:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ljubljana: Postojna Cave (in Postojna), Bled (Bled Castle & Mala Osojnica) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, walk around Tivoli Park, and explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Ljubljana takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, fun & games, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Radiceva, see the interesting displays at Museum of Illusions, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zagreb vacation builder tool.

Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to fly to Split.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 3:

Split, Croatia

— 4 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hvar (Franciscan Monastery, Spanish Fortress, &more). Dedicate the 6th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Diocletian's Palace, stroll around Marjan Park, admire the striking features of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and surround yourself with nature on Avere Tourism.

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Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Split takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in February, expect Split to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 3 — 8:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik, get a taste of the local shopping with Art by Stjepko, see the interesting displays at War Photo Limited, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Split to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Feb 8 — 11:

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Europe

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.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, stroll through Olympic Center Jahorina, and then steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Vijećnica, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Avaz Twist Tower.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sarajevo itinerary planning website.

Drive from Dubrovnik to Sarajevo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Podgorica.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:

Podgorica, Montenegro

— 1 night
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ostrog Monastery. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Skadar.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Podgorica attractions website.

Getting from Sarajevo to Podgorica by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Podgorica

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:

Tirana, Albania

— 2 nights
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Explore Tirana's surroundings by going to The Cave of Pellumbas (in Pellumbas) and Parku Kombetar Divjake-Karavasta (in Lushnje). There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Canyons of Erzen River, make a trip to Skanderbeg Square, browse the exhibits of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, and brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tirana online vacation planner.

Drive from Podgorica to Tirana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Pella.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 15 — 18:

Pella, Greece

— 1 night
On the 19th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum of Pella and then delve into the distant past at Archaelogical site of Pella. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Edessa Waterfalls and then admire the striking features of Church of the Koimisis (14th cent.).

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Pella travel planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Pella takes 6 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tirana to Pella due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tirana in February, you will find days in Pella are a bit cooler (13°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Skopje.

Things to do in Pella

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:

Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

— 2 nights
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Old Bazaar, Skopje, then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square, and then snap pictures at The Stone Bridge. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Lake Matka, then examine the collection at Museum of Macedonian Struggle, and then see the interesting displays at Memorial House of Mother Teresa.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Skopje online road trip planner.

You can drive from Pella to Skopje in 3.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Pella to Skopje is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Pella in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Skopje, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Pristina.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 22:

Pristina, Kosovo

— 1 night
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 23rd (Wed): browse the different shops at ALBI Shopping Mall, make a trip to Gracanica Monastery, hike along Via Ferrata Ari, then contemplate the long history of Medieval Monuments in Kosovo, and finally get your bearings at Pristina National Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik), walk around Germia Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Mother Tereza, pause for some photo ops at Newborn Monument, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katedrale Nënë Tereza, and finally pause for some photo ops at Bill Clinton Statue.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Pristina holiday builder app.

Getting from Skopje to Pristina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Belgrade.

Things to do in Pristina

Parks · Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 22 — 24:

Belgrade, Serbia

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Explore Belgrade's surroundings by going to Podrum Probus (in Sremski Karlovci) and Petrovaradin Fortress (in Petrovaradin). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, take in panoramic vistas at The Millenary Monument, wander the streets of Skadarlija, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Belgrade Zoo.

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Traveling by car from Pristina to Belgrade takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Nis.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Feb 24 — 27:

Nis, Serbia

— 2 nights
Niš is the third largest city in Serbia and the administrative center of the Nišava District in southern Serbia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nis: Boljevac (Rtanj Mountain & Rtanj). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nis Fortress, explore the ancient world of Skull Tower, get engrossed in the history at Archaeological Hall, and make a trip to The Monument of Stevan Sremac and Kalca.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nis road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Nis takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Nis can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Nis

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Feb 27 — Mar 2:

Sofia, Bulgaria

— 2 nights
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Take a break from Sofia with a short trip to Borovets Ski Resort in Borovets, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, look for gifts at Gifted Sofia, take a stroll through Vitosha Boulevard, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church St. George Rotunda.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sofia trip planner.

Getting from Nis to Sofia by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. March in Sofia sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Plovdiv.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:

Plovdiv, Bulgaria

— 2 nights

City of the Seven Hills

Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the architecture and atmosphere at "St. st. Konstantin and Elena" Church, and then see the interesting displays at Ethnographic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Plovdiv Old Town and then explore the ancient world of Plovdiv Roman Theatre.

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You can drive from Sofia to Plovdiv in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Plovdiv can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Veliki Preslav.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 5 — 7:

Veliki Preslav, Bulgaria

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Fortezza di Veliki Preslav.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Veliki Preslav sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Plovdiv to Veliki Preslav takes 3.5 hours. In March in Veliki Preslav, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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