31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Zagreb, Croatia
— 4 nights
2
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
4
Belgrade, Serbia
— 4 nights
5
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
6
Brasov, Romania
— 3 nights
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
8
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights

4
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Get some cultural insight at Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Lower Town. Take a break from the city and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Veliki Prstavac. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zagreb: Plitvica (Ciginovac Lake, Gavanovac Lake, &more). The adventure continues: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, see the interesting displays at Backo Mini Express, take an in-depth tour of Drazen Petrovic Museum - Memorial Center, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka).

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb road trip website.

Denver, USA to Zagreb is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Zagreb is 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 41°F in January, and nighttime lows around 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Plitvice Lakes National Park
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Typhlological Museum ©
Typhlological Museum
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Narona Archaeological Museum and Natural History Museum in Metković. Get a sense of the local culture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Your black horizon Art Pavilion. Get out of town with these interesting Dubrovnik side-trips: Villa Korta Katarina & Winery, Relais & Chateaux Member (in Orebic), Ston (Saline di Ston, Marlais Winery, &more) and Vino Spaleta (in Kuna Peljeska). There's much more to do: stop by Old Town, learn about winemaking at Winery Rizman, and take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip site.

Fly from Zagreb to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik: highs are around 51°F and lows about 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Wineries · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

Ston, Winery Rizman, Natural History Museum in Metković, Saints Hills VINARIA, Villa Korta Katarina & Winery, Relais & Chateaux Member
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Vino Spaleta ©
Vino Spaleta
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Napoljun - Napolean and The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip. Get some cultural insight at Jaksic Gallery and Winery Kovac. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Skrip (Museum uja & Museum of Brac), Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac (in Nerezisca) and Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church complex, and Head underground at Zmajeva špilja.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Split road trip planning app.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In January in Split, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Split

Museums · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Skrip, Bol, Fort Napoljun - Napolean, Winery Kovac, Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac
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Museum uja ©
Museum uja
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip ©
The Island of Brac Museum - Skrip
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac ©
Wine Tasting Brac & Olive Oil Brac

4
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Escape the urban bustle at Ada Ciganlija and Divcibare Ski Resort. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Kalemegdan and Viminacium Archaeological Park. Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Belgrade trip planner.

Getting from Split to Belgrade by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in January, things will get slightly colder in Belgrade: highs are around 41°F and lows about 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Divcibare Ski Resort, Viminacium Archaeological Park
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Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

1
night
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): examine the collection at Brukenthal National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Citadel of Alba Iulia. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare), and then see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sibiu trip planner.

Getting from Belgrade to Sibiu by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Belgrade to Sibiu due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Belgrade in January, with highs in Sibiu at 36°F and lows at 19°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Citadel of Alba Iulia
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ASTRA Museum ©
ASTRA Museum
Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia

3
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Step out of the city life by going to Poiana Brasov and Season Hill. Do some cultural sightseeing at Brasov Historical Center and Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle). Change things up with a short trip to Mountain Postavarul in Poiana Brasov (about 30 minutes away). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Valtour Ski School, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, and look for all kinds of wild species at Bunloc.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Brasov trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sibiu to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Brasov

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Bunloc, Rasnov Citadel, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
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Brasov Historical Center ©
Brasov Historical Center
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Mount Tampa ©
Mount Tampa

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Budapest Pinball Museum and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, take an in-depth tour of Hungarian National Museum, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and test the waters at a local thermal spa.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Brasov to Budapest in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Budapest Pinball Museum ©
Budapest Pinball Museum

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nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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.
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth and St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) will appeal to history buffs. Devin Castle and Antic Gerulata Rusovce will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, make a trip to Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety, see the interesting displays at Railway Museum in Railway Depot Bratislava-Vychod, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava road trip website.

Getting from Budapest to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 37°F during the day and 27°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

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