32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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Monza, Italy
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Trieste, Italy
— 1 night
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Postojna, Slovenia
— 1 day
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Siofok, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
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Ovada, Italy
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Monza, Italy — 1 night

Monza is a city and comune on the River Lambro, a tributary of the Po in the Lombardy region of Italy, about 15km north-northeast of Milan. To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Monza trip planner.

Rome to Monza is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July in Monza, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 1st (Sun), you're off to Trieste.
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Trieste, Italy — 1 night

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in the waterfront at Molo Audace - Gia "Molo S. Carlo", then explore the historical opulence of Miramare Castle-Historical Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Barcola.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Trieste route maker site.

Traveling by car from Monza to Trieste takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Trieste can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Postojna.
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Postojna, Slovenia — 1 day

With its friendly atmosphere, breathtaking landscapes, natural phenomena, and historical monuments, Postojna offers everything you need for a peaceful vacation or a quick getaway from the city.
On the 2nd (Mon), Head underground at Škocjan Caves, explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, and then appreciate the views at Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Postojna day trip tool.

Drive from Trieste to Postojna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Trieste in August, with highs in Postojna at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.
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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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Triple Bridge, take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, then get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Hest, then step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Fotografija.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Postojna to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Siofok.
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Siofok, Hungary — 4 nights

Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Get some historical perspective at Szigliget Castle and Sumeg Castle. Escape the urban bustle at Thermal Lake of Heviz and Lake Balaton. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Siofok: Tagore Promenade (in Balatonfured), Keszthely (Festetics Palace & Helikon Castle Museum) and Szentharomsag Kapolna (in Szigliget). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Bences Apatsag, explore the activities along Lake Cave, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, and make a trip to Sió-Torony Kft.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Siofok attractions planner.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Siofok in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Siofok when traveling from Ljubljana in August, with lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Palatinus Strandfürdő and Hungarianbirdwatching.com Day Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Go for a jaunt from Budapest to Vacratot to see Nemzeti Botanikus Kert about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Budapest visit planning site.

Traveling by car from Siofok to Budapest takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 3 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.
Visiting Magio Beach and Tyrsovo nabrezie will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Devin Castle and St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and stop by Bratislava Old Town.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Bratislava trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Get some cultural insight at Munich Residenz and BMW Welt. Go for a jaunt from Munich to Erding to see Therme Erding about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and see the interesting displays at BMW Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich online travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Munich in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bratislava in August: high temperatures in Munich hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sun) before leaving for Verona.
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Verona, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
You'll explore and learn at Casa di Giulietta and MUSE - Science Museum. Get outdoors at Spiaggia Castelletto di Brenzone and Sabbioni Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Mountbaldo (in Malcesine) and Parco Grotta Cascata Varone (in Tenno). Next up on the itinerary: see a show at Arena di Verona, hunt for treasures at Piazza delle Erbe, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dei Lamberti, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Verona trip builder.

Fly from Munich to Verona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Verona is a bit warmer than Munich - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Desenzano Del Garda.
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Desenzano Del Garda, Italy — 1 day

Desenzano del Garda is a town and comune in the province of Brescia, in Lombardy, Italy, on the southwestern shore of Lake Garda. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jamaica Beach, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Scaligero, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Torre di San Martino della Battaglia .

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Desenzano Del Garda tour planner.

You can drive from Verona to Desenzano Del Garda in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Desenzano Del Garda can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ovada.
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Ovada, Italy — 6 nights

Ovada is a comune of 11,484 inhabitants in the Province of Alessandria in the northern Italian region Piedmont, located about 90km southeast of Turin and about 30km south of Alessandria.Ovada is the main comune of the Ovadese area, an area of the Lower Piedmont and Upper Montferrat, located in the southern portion of the province of Alessandria.GeographyThe area, located on the northern foothills of the Ligurian-Piedmontese Apennines and at the entrance of the Stura valley leading to the Turchino pass, is hilly, tending to mountainous heading south, with plains where agriculture is practiced and where the industries have established their factories near the main connections. Step out of the city life by going to Truffle Experience and Parco del Beigua. Get some historical perspective at Santuario Nostra Signora di Montespineto and Parrocchia Nostra Signora dell'Assunta. Change things up with these side-trips from Ovada: Parco Acquatico Bolleblu (in Borghetto di Borbera), Tempio della Fraternita (in Varzi) and Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio (in Ponte Nizza). Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 27th (Fri) at Parco Acquatico Lavagello. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parco delle Capanne di Marcarolo, don't miss a visit to Piani di praglia, explore the landscape on two wheels at Percorso Verde Ex Guidovia, and contemplate the long history of Ex Monastero di San Remigio.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Ovada trip planner.

Getting from Desenzano Del Garda to Ovada by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Desenzano Del Garda in August, with highs in Ovada at 28°C and lows at 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for home.
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