31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Boston, United States
Fly:  12 h
1
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 6 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  5 h
3
Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Split, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 4 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Boston, United States

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Vintgar Gorge and Ljubljanica River. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Predjama Castle and Škocjan Caves. Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Bovec) and Lake Bled (in Bled). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip itinerary planner.

Boston, USA to Ljubljana is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Ljubljana. In May in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Škocjan Caves, Kayaking & Canoeing, Vintgar Gorge, Predjama Castle, Lake Bled
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Kayaking & Canoeing
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Castello Estense and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. Doge's Palace and Castello del Catajo will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano (in Bologna), Museo Ducati (in Borgo Panigale) and Piazza dei Signori (in Padua). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, admire the striking features of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and explore the world behind art at Camera degli Sposi.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice travel planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Venice, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Tirana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Verona, Castello Estense, Castello del Catajo, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, Camera degli Sposi
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Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Castello del Catajo ©
Castello del Catajo

1
night
Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque, thentake an in-depth tour of Bunk'Art 1, and finally see the interesting displays at Bektashi World Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Tirana trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Venice to Tirana in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May in Tirana, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Shkoder.

Things to do in Tirana

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

1
night
Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
On the 13th (Wed), hike along Peaks Of The Balkans and then explore the historical opulence of Rozafa Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Shkoder online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tirana to Shkoder takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Shkoder are 75°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Shkoder

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cavtat Old Town and War Photo Limited. You'll explore and learn at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Rector's Palace. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and make a trip to Pile Gate.

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Getting from Shkoder to Dubrovnik by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll explore and learn at Galerija Mestrovic and Froggyland. Visiting Marjan Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Trogir (The St. Lawrence Cathedral and Bell Tower & Historic City of Trogir), Museum of Brac (in Skrip) and Spanjola (in Hvar). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Split, appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip planning tool.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Split are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Trogir, Museum of Brac, Spanjola
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Historic City of Trogir ©
Historic City of Trogir
Old Split ©
Old Split

4
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Step out of the city life by going to Kravica and Apparition Hill. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Bridge (Stari Most) and Biscevica Kuca (Biscevic House). Change things up with a short trip to il Monte Della Croce in Medjugorje (about 38 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque, take in the exciting artwork at Art Studio Pandur, take an in-depth tour of Bosnaseum, and contemplate the long history of Kajtaz House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mostar trip builder.

Drive from Split to Mostar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or take a bus. May in Mostar sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Medjugorje, Kravica
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque ©
Koskin-Mehmed Pasha's Mosque

4
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bascarsija and Galerija 11/07/95. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and Ferhadija Mosque. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, walk around Vrelo Bosne, steep yourself in history at Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and get engrossed in the history at Museum Of Crimes Against Humanity And Genocide 1992-1995.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sarajevo trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Sarajevo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vrelo Bosne
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Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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