42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
2
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
3
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
4
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 5 nights
5
Heviz, Hungary
— 4 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
10
Innsbruck, Austria
— 8 nights

2
nights
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, go all around town with City Tours, thenadmire the masterpieces at Galerija 11/07/95, and finally steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Vijećnica, take in the views from Bridge Festina Lente, thendon't miss a visit to Sarajevo War Tunnel, and finally indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sarajevo online trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Sarajevo is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Mostar.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Tours Historic Sites Museums
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Walking tours
Food Tours
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95

2
nights
Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 4th (Thu), make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar and then contemplate the long history of Old Bridge (Stari Most). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Bosnaseum, thenadmire the sheer force of Kravica, and then delve into the distant past at Roman Villa Mogorjelo Archaeological Site.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Mostar online route planner.

Traveling by car from Sarajevo to Mostar takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can go by car to Split.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Kravica, Roman Villa Mogorjelo Archaeological Site
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Kravica ©
Kravica
Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar ©

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visiting Off-Road Tours and Marjan Park will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Split to Trogir to see Historic City of Trogir about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Riva Harbor, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, contemplate the long history of Old Split, and pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Split itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Split are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Historic City of Trogir
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Off-Road Tours
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park
Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor

5
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Take a break from the city and head to The Lower Lakes and Le Parc National de Plitvice. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Veliki Slap and Active vacation BTZ. Take a break from Plitvice Lakes National Park with a short trip to Rastoke in Slunj, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Konjicki Klub Rakovica, contemplate the waterfront views at Ciginovac Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, and explore the fascinating underground world of Supljara cave.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Heviz.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
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Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

4
nights
Heviz, Hungary

Heviz ©
Located on Heviz Lake, the world's second-largest thermal lake, Heviz is a charming little spa town.
You'll get in some beach time at Plazs Siofok and Lido Strand. Take a break from the city and head to Thermal Lake of Heviz and Intersport Ski Arena Epleny, Bike Arena. Get out of town with these interesting Heviz side-trips: Lavender House (in Tihany), Sió-Torony Kft (in Siofok) and Haditechnikai Park (in Zanka). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ferto-tavi Water Estate, take an in-depth tour of Jatekmuzeum - Foltermuseum, explore the fascinating underground world of Loczy Cave, and examine the collection at The Marzipan Museum and Confectionery.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Heviz tour itinerary tool.

Drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Heviz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. February in Heviz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Heviz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Keszthely, Siofok, Sopron, Lavender House, Loczy Cave
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Thermal Lake of Heviz ©
Thermal Lake of Heviz
Lido Strand ©
Lido Strand
Plazs Siofok ©
Plazs Siofok

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Wesselenyi Beach Balatonalmadi and Margaret Island. You'll discover tucked-away gems like E-Exit Escape Game and Citadel. Venture out of the city with trips to Esztergom (Courthouse, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, &more) and Handclasp European Sculpture Park (in Balatonalmadi). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Statue of St Stephen, get engrossed in the history at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, take in the views from Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), and make a trip to New York Palace.

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

Getting from Heviz to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Esztergom, Balatonalmadi
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Margaret Island ©
Margaret Island
E-Exit Escape Game ©
E-Exit Escape Game
Citadel ©
Citadel

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Osterreichisches Parlament and Danube Tower. Step out of Vienna to go to Melk and see Melk Abbey, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Rathausplatz, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, have some family-friendly fun at Time Travel Vienna, and pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna vacation planning website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Vienna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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Osterreichisches Parlament ©
Osterreichisches Parlament
Danube Tower ©
Danube Tower

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Škocjan Caves and Lake Bohinj. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tartini Square and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Toplar Double Hayrack, Postojna Cave, &more), Piran (Church of St Peter & St Stephen's Church) and Avgust Cernigoj Gallery (in Lipica). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, trek along Vintgar Gorge, take in the views from Triple Bridge, and head off the coast to Bled Island.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana holiday planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Ljubljana in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in February, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Postojna, Piran, Škrlovec Tower, Vintgar Gorge, Bled Island
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Postojna Cave ©
Postojna Cave
Lake Bohinj ©
Lake Bohinj
Škocjan Caves ©
Škocjan Caves

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kitzsteinhorn and Petersfriedhof. Visiting Schmittenhohe and Untersberg will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Sport Klaus Skischule (in Muhlbach am Hochkonig), Alpine Coaster Maisiflitzer (in Kaprun) and Lake Zell (in Zell am See). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Haus der Natur, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salt Mine Hallein, and kick back and relax at Strandbad Weyregg.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg online trip builder.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. February in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kaprun, Zell am See, Strandbad Weyregg, Sport Klaus Skischule, Salt Mine Hallein
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Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Kitzsteinhorn ©
Kitzsteinhorn
Lake Zell ©
Lake Zell

8
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Stubaier Gletscher and Ischgl-Samnaun ski area. Visiting St. Anton and Obergurgl-Hochgurgl will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Fendels Ski Resort (in Fendels), Ski Arlberg (in Lech) and Skigebiet Warth Schrocken (in Warth). Spend the 9th (Tue) jumping from game to game at Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis. There's still lots to do: stroll through Mayrhofner Bergbahnen, admire the sheer force of Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle), enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), and fly down the slopes at Rosshutte.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Innsbruck trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Innsbruck, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Neustift im Stubaital, Krimml, Seefeld in Tirol, Fendels Ski Resort, Serfaus-Fiss-Ladis
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Ischgl-Samnaun ski area ©
Ischgl-Samnaun ski area
St. Anton ©
St. Anton
Stubaier Gletscher ©
Stubaier Gletscher

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