36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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36 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Edmonton, Canada
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
2
Split, Croatia
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
9
Bucharest, Romania
— 1 day
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 15​min
10
Kiev, Ukraine
— 1 day
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
11
Kaunas, Lithuania
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
14
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Edmonton, Canada

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Gradske Zidine, and then partake in some friendly competition at Dubrovnik Trails. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, take in the exciting artwork at Art by Stjepko, and then take a stroll through Old Town.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik itinerary maker app .

Edmonton, Canada to Dubrovnik is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Edmonton to Dubrovnik due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in April; daily highs in Dubrovnik reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

1
night
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 30th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, steep yourself in history at Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius, and then explore the ancient world of Diocletian's Palace.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Split trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Dubrovnik to Split by bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Museums
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

3
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Zagreb is known for museums, historic sites, fun & games, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, explore the world behind art at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and head outdoors with Otok Premuda.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner .

Fly from Split to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Split in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zagreb, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Premuda
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Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Medvednica ©
Medvednica

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Explore Ljubljana's surroundings by going to Bled (Inter Games Bled & Treno storico Transalpina). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Dobra Poteza, look for gifts at Agent Panda Concept Store, and contemplate the long history of Plecnik House.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana vacation builder site .

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Bled
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Room Escape Games
Tromostovje ©
Tromostovje
Tivoli Park ©
Tivoli Park

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, parks, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get great views at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and stop by Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Salzburg travel planner .

You can drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

4
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.
Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Prater. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To find out how to plan a trip to Vienna, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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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.
On the 14th (Tue), make a trip to Slavin War Memorial, then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then step into the grandiose world of Devin Castle (hrad), and finally make a trip to Michael's Gate (Michalska brana). On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's / Blue Church, then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and finally enjoy some diversion at BrainTeaseLava - more than Escape Room.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip planner .

Drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

4
nights
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, enjoy some diversion at Prague Tours Direct Shooting Trips, and get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bratislava in May: highs in Prague hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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day
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stavropoleos Church (Biserica Stravrapoleos), then ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, then examine the collection at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Herăstrău Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bucharest trip planner .

You can fly from Prague to Bucharest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Prague to Bucharest. Traveling from Prague in May, you will find days in Bucharest are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kiev.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Historic Sites
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

1
day
Kiev, Ukraine

Kiev ©
The center of East Slavic culture, Kiev boasts centuries of eclectic art, architecture, and history.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Volodymyr's Cathedral, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at CHERNOBYLwel.come, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Kiev-Pechersk Lavra - Caves Monastery.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Kiev online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Bucharest to Kiev in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Kiev, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Kaunas.

Things to do in Kiev

Tours Historic Sites
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CHERNOBYLwel.come ©
CHERNOBYLwel.come
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra ©
Kyivo-Pechers'ka Lavra
St. Volodymyr's Cathedral ©
St. Volodymyr's Cathedral

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night
Kaunas, Lithuania

Kaunas ©
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
On the 22nd (Wed), stroll through Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park, then buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gertrude's Church. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Kaunas Botanical Garden, then contemplate the long history of Ninth Fort, then don't miss a visit to Cade valley, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Kaunas.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kaunas day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Kiev to Kaunas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. In May, Kaunas is a bit cooler than Kiev - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Warsaw.

Things to do in Kaunas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park ©
Kaunas Lagoon Regional Park
Ninth Fort ©
Ninth Fort
Kaunas Botanical Garden
Kaunas Botanical Garden

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nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki - Royal Residence Park, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), and learn about all things military at Warsaw Uprising Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Warsaw trip itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Kaunas to Warsaw in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kaunas to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town
Walking tours

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nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oswiecim, approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, buy something for everyone on your list at Cloth Hall (Sukiennice), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and have some family-friendly fun at Axe Nation - axe throwing club.

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

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

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Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof.

You can plan Amsterdam trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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