10 days in Central Europe & Croatian Coast Itinerary

10 days in Central Europe & Croatian Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in Central Europe & Croatian Coast Itinerary

Start: Tampere, Finland
train + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
End: Tampere, Finland

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church and then steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip tool .

Tampere, Finland to Budapest is an approximately 7-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tampere to Budapest, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tampere in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Budapest: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

1
night
Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, trek along Vintgar Gorge, and then get great views at Mala Osojnica.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, you can read our Bled online trip builder .

You can drive from Budapest to Bled in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or fly. In August in Bled, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Zadar.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Trails Parks
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Mala Osojnica ©
Mala Osojnica
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

1
night
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Punta Rozica beach, explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally don't miss a visit to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje).

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

Traveling by car from Bled to Zadar takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bled in August, with highs in Zadar at 36°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Zadar Land City Gates ©
Zadar Land City Gates
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 26th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Riva Harbor, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Split trip planner.

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Split when traveling from Zadar in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor

2
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.
On the 27th (Tue), wander the streets of Old Town and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Walls of Dubrovnik. On your second day here, examine the collection at War Photo Limited, wander the streets of Cavtat Old Town, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cavtat Cemetery, and finally see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dubrovnik sightseeing planner .

You can take a bus from Split to Dubrovnik in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Dubrovnik sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavtat
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Cavtat Old Town ©
Cavtat Old Town

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): make a trip to Charles Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Castle District, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and then take a stroll through Mala strana.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague travel route planning app .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Prague by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubrovnik in August, things will get a bit cooler in Prague: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

Similar Plans

12 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC July, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, beaches, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Croatian Coast BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, kids, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 13 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Slovenia & Northwest Italy BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA August, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Germany, Krakow & Warsaw BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM BELGIUM August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 12 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 11 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA June, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 11 days in Central Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 13 days in Slovenia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans