31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
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Tirana, Albania
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 1st (Wed), don't miss a visit to MoenchsbergAufzug, take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, then step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salzburg trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Dublin, Ireland to Salzburg is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
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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.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Bled Island, Galerija Mikame, &more). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and take a stroll through Metelkova.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Ljubljana in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Wineries
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Find places to stay Mar 2 — 5:

Vienna, Austria — 5 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Bratislava.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 4 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.
Bratislava is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, make a trip to Hviezdoslavovo Namestie, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and steep yourself in history at Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac).

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bratislava trip site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.
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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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Budapest, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Sofia.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Spas · Zoos & Aquariums
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Sofia, Bulgaria — 2 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 19th (Sun), engage your brain at Museum of illusions Sofia, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then look for gifts at Catch a Fire Records, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Church St. George Rotunda, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Sofia Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sofia vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Sofia takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Bucharest.
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Historic Sites · Tours · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Bucharest, Romania — 2 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, and finally contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bucharest route planner.

Getting from Sofia to Bucharest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. March in Bucharest sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to fly to Kotor.
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Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Kotor, Montenegro — 2 nights

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get outside with Mount Vrmac, take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen, and then cruise along Kotor Serpentine. On your second day here, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, learn the secrets of beer at Montenegro Travel Club, and then explore the ancient world of St. Tryphon Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kotor route planner.

You can fly from Bucharest to Kotor in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bucharest in March, expect Kotor to be a bit warmer, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Tirana.
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Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Breweries & Distilleries
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Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Tirana, Albania — 2 nights

Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Bunk'Art 1, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then view the masterpieces at Gallery 43, and finally take an in-depth tour of Muzeu Historik Kombetar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable excursion with Day Trips.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Tirana trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Kotor to Tirana by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Prague.
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Find places to stay Mar 24 — 26:

Prague, Czech Republic — 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for sightseeing, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

You can fly from Tirana to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Tirana in March; daily highs in Prague reach 11°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 26 — 31:

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Slovenia travel guide

4.2
Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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Slovakia travel guide

3.8
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.
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Hungary travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · Government Buildings · Nightlife
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 
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Bulgaria travel guide

4.4
Architectural Buildings · Ruins · Nightlife
Eventful history has endowed Bulgaria with a rich cultural, architectural, and artistic heritage, while natural beauty and recreational opportunities make it one of Europe's most desirable holiday destinations. Carpeted by dense forests and fed by mighty rivers, this ancient land once drew invaders from distant corners of Europe. Today, the country's Black Sea coastline and seven rugged mountain ranges top the itineraries of nearly 8 million annual visitors. While its growing cities offer modern shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities, Bulgaria's countryside remains a history buff's paradise, boasting well-preserved reminders of ancient civilizations that conquered or passed through this land. Begin your Bulgarian adventure in Sofia, one of Europe's oldest capitals, with over 250 historic landmarks.
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Romania travel guide

4.3
Castles · Historic Walking Areas · Government Buildings
An image of ancient architecture contrasted against a backdrop of vivdly green landscape represents the country of Romania, which features a diversity of landscape that has been largely undeveloped. With numerous mountain, valley, and lakeside resorts, an abundance of activities await outdoor enthusiasts. The other side of Romanian tourism is its impressive collection of ancient ruins, prehistoric fortresses, and medieval castles. Many of these date back to prehistoric times, the Ottoman Empire, and Austro-Hungarian rule, the influences of which are still apparent in preserved details. Tourism in Romania is not as prevalent as other countries, which this makes the travel experience here feel more authentic and awe-inspiring. Check out this simple but captivating country and discover its natural and historic beauty.
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Montenegro travel guide

4.3
Historic Sites · Beaches · Bodies of Water
Whether you're in the mood to explore unspoiled nature, see historical sights, or soak in the Mediterranean atmosphere of beaches and parties, in Montenegro you can find everything within arm's reach. The Montenegrin coastline offers both large city beaches abundant with amenities, as well as peaceful fishing villages and secluded coves. Fortified old towns, medieval cathedrals, and monasteries are certain to satisfy history enthusiasts. Further inland are some of the nation's larger cities, as well as an abundance of opportunities for an active vacation. Wander off the beaten path, hike the mountains and canyons, and experience the traditional hospitality of villages where time seems to stand still. The national cuisine reflects the diversity of the landscape, including everything from fresh meat and dairy specialties, to a selection of seafood. The size of the country allows you to see a lot even during a short stay.
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Albania travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Military Museums
Land of the Eagles
With its young bustling metropolis, networks of cobblestone pedestrianized streets, coastal beach towns, and cities of ancient ruins, Albania will continuously surprise you. As you reach each new major town and discover how completely different it is from the last, your appreciation will deepen for this tucked-away land steeped in history. Travel, eating, and accommodation here is very inexpensive, freeing you from budget concerns and allowing you to travel in the style that you want. Meanwhile, you may find yourself going days without spotting another tourist. While this means that many things will not be customized for visitors (non-English menus, sparse accommodation, and fewer international transportation options), you'll experience the feel of authentic Albania.
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Czech Republic travel guide

4.4
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.
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