49 days in Romania & The Balkans Itinerary

49 days in Romania & The Balkans Itinerary

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49 days in Romania & The Balkans Itinerary

Start: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Alba Iulia, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Sibiu, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Sighisoara, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
5
Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
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Constanta, Romania
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Varna, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
9
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 3 nights
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Saranda, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Gjirokaster, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Berat, Albania
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
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Tirana, Albania
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
train:  2​h
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 3 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Timisoara, Romania
— 1 night
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Iasi, Romania
— 1 night
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Suceava, Romania
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Alba Iulia, Romania

Alba Iulia ©
Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 63,536. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castelul Corvinilor as well as Rapa Rosie. On the 2nd (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Rapa Rosie, then step into the grandiose world of Castelul Corvinilor, and then get to know the fascinating history of Citadel of Alba Iulia.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Alba Iulia trip planner.

Cluj-Napoca to Alba Iulia is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. September in Alba Iulia sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Alba Iulia

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Rapa Rosie, Castelul Corvinilor
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Citadel of Alba Iulia ©
Citadel of Alba Iulia
Castelul Corvinilor ©
Castelul Corvinilor
Rapa Rosie ©
Rapa Rosie

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Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vidraru Dam, Transfagarasan Highway and Moldoveanu Peak. On the 3rd (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Moldoveanu Peak, take a memorable drive along Transfagarasan Highway, and then see human ingenuity at work at Vidraru Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at ASTRA Museum, examine the collection at Brukenthal National Museum, don't miss a visit to Bridge of Lies, then enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Sfatului (The Tower of the Council), and finally don't miss a visit to Big Square (Piata Mare).

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Sibiu trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Alba Iulia to Sibiu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Sibiu sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Sibiu

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Curtea de Arges, Moldoveanu Peak
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Vidraru Dam ©
Vidraru Dam
Transfagarasan Highway ©
Transfagarasan Highway
Big Square (Piata Mare) ©
Big Square (Piata Mare)

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Sighisoara, Romania

Sighisoara
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Darjiu Fortified Church as well as Viscri Fortified Church. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Viscri Fortified Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Darjiu Fortified Church, and then admire the striking features of The Fortified Church of Biertan. On the next day, make a trip to Torre do Relogio, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church on the Hill, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Sighisoara Historic Center.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Sighisoara route planning tool .

You can drive from Sibiu to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Sighisoara, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brasov.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Darjiu Fortified Church, Viscri Fortified Church, The Fortified Church of Biertan
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Sighisoara Historic Center
Sighisoara Historic Center
Torre do Relogio ©
Torre do Relogio
Viscri Fortified Church ©
Viscri Fortified Church

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nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Rope Street - Strada Sforii as well as Pelisor Castle. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Rasnov Citadel, explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), don't miss a visit to Council Square, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tampa. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Peles Castle, step into the grandiose world of Pelisor Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sinaia Monastery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Rope Street - Strada Sforii.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Brasov trip planner .

Drive from Sighisoara to Brasov in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Bucharest.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sinaia, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Black Church (Biserica Neagra) ©
Black Church (Biserica Neagra)
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
You've added Great Synagogue, The Holy Saviour Italian Church, Bellu Cemetery, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from Bucharest with a short trip to Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Palace of Parliament, wander the streets of Old Town, learn more about the world around you at Grigore Antipa National Museum of Natural History, and explore the world behind art at The National Museum of Art of Romania.

Discover how to plan a Bucharest trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Take a train from Brasov to Bucharest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Bucharest, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Constanta.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman) ©
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

1
night
Constanta, Romania

Constanta ©
Constanta is a relaxed seaside town on the coast of the Black Sea.
You've now added Tropaeum Traiani Monument to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Tropaeum Traiani Monument, then admire the landmark architecture of Museum of National History and Archeology, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mamaia Beach.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Constanta day trip planning website .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Constanta takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bucharest in September, Constanta is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Varna.

Things to do in Constanta

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Mamaia Beach ©
Mamaia Beach
Tropaeum Traiani Monument ©
Tropaeum Traiani Monument

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nights
Varna, Bulgaria

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stone Forest as well as Cape Kaliakra. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Varna Archaeological Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, then admire the natural beauty at ''Primorski'' park, and finally explore the ancient world of Stone Forest. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cape Kaliakra and then see the interesting displays at Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Varna trip maker site .

You can drive from Constanta to Varna in 2.5 hours. In September in Varna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Burgas.

Things to do in Varna

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cape Kaliakra, Palace and Botanical Gardens of Balchik
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Varna Archaeological Museum ©
Varna Archaeological Museum
Cape Kaliakra ©
Cape Kaliakra
''Primorski'' park ©
''Primorski'' park

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nights
Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Plovdiv ©
Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thracian Tomb as well as Central Balkan National Park. On the 16th (Mon), make a trip to Assen's Fortress, contemplate the long history of Bachkovo Monastery, then don't miss a visit to Plovdiv Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Plovdiv Roman Theatre, and finally pause for some photo ops at Thracian Tomb . Keep things going the next day: stroll around Central Balkan National Park.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Plovdiv trip maker website .

Drive from Varna to Plovdiv in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Plovdiv can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Plovdiv

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Assen's Fortress, Thracian Tomb , Central Balkan National Park, Bachkovo Monastery
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Central Balkan National Park ©
Central Balkan National Park
Plovdiv Roman Theatre ©
Plovdiv Roman Theatre
Plovdiv Old Town ©
Plovdiv Old Town

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
You've now added Rila Monastery to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sofia Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Boyana Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Rotunda Church of St George, wander the streets of Vitosha Boulevard, and then steep yourself in history at Rila Monastery.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sofia online itinerary maker .

You can drive from Plovdiv to Sofia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Plovdiv in September, Sofia is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Skopje.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Boyana Church ©
Boyana Church
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the architecture and history at Memorial House of Mother Teresa, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka, and then contemplate the long history of Old Bazaar, Skopje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mountain of Vodno, pause for some photo ops at Millennium Cross, then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square, then take in the views from The Stone Bridge, and finally contemplate the long history of Kale.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Skopje travel planning app .

You can drive from Sofia to Skopje in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Skopje

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje

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Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia

Ohrid ©
Located on Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid earned the nickname Jerusalem of the Balkans because it was once home to 365 churches.
You've now added Plaoshnik to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lake Ohrid, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Galicica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Saint Naum, and make a trip to Samoil's Fortress.

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

Traveling by car from Skopje to Ohrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a shuttle to Saranda.

Things to do in Ohrid

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

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Saranda, Albania

Saranda ©
A popular summer destination for its inexpensive accommodation and stony Mediterranean beaches, Saranda has become a favorite of both Albanian and foreign travelers.
You've now added Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Butrint National Park and then step into the grandiose world of Lekuresi Castle. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Blue Eye and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saranda trip maker site .

Traveling by shuttle from Ohrid to Saranda takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Ohrid to Saranda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Ohrid in September, expect Saranda to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Gjirokaster.

Things to do in Saranda

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello, Butrint National Park, Blue Eye
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Butrint National Park ©
Butrint National Park
Blue Eye ©
Blue Eye
Penisola Di Porto Palermo e Castello ©

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Gjirokaster, Albania

Gjirokaster ©
Along with the central Albanian town of Berat, Gjirokastra serves as a striking World Heritage Site known for its Ottoman architecture.
Fir of Hotova National Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fir of Hotova National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Gjirokaster, then steep yourself in history at Zekate House, and then get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gjirokaster holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Saranda to Gjirokaster takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Gjirokaster can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Berat.

Things to do in Gjirokaster

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Fir of Hotova National Park
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Fir of Hotova National Park ©
Fir of Hotova National Park
Gjirokaster ©
Gjirokaster
Zekate House ©
Zekate House

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Berat, Albania

Berat ©
A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
Church of St Mary has been added to your itinerary.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berat trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Gjirokaster to Berat in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gjirokaster to Berat due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Berat when traveling from Gjirokaster in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Tirana.

Things to do in Berat

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fier
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Apollonia ©
Apollonia
Berat Castle ©
Berat Castle
Church of St Mary ©
Church of St Mary

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tanners' Bridge, Clock Tower and Grand Park (Parku i Madh). Venture out of the city with trips to Durres Amphitheatre (in Durres) and Kruja Castle (in Kruje). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Dajti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Et`hem Bey Mosque, get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, and admire the landmark architecture of Enver Hoxha Pyramid.

To see reviews and tourist information, you can read our Tirana journey site .

Drive from Berat to Tirana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Tirana are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

Things to do in Tirana

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kruja Castle, Durres Amphitheatre
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Dajti ©
Dajti
Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square

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Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica ©
Podgorica is the capital and largest city of Montenegro. You've added Clock Tower, The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski), Njegos Mausoleum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Podgorica to Niksic to see Ostrog Monastery about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Lake Skadar and snap pictures at Millennium Bridge.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Podgorica online tour planner .

Drive from Tirana to Podgorica in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Kotor.

Things to do in Podgorica

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cetinje, Ostrog Monastery, Biogradska Gora National Park
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Lake Skadar ©
Lake Skadar
Lovcen National Park ©
Lovcen National Park
Ostrog Monastery ©
Ostrog Monastery

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
You've added St. Tryphon Cathedral, St. Nikola Church, Blue Grotto, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, get to know the fascinating history of City Walls, contemplate the long history of Stari Grad Kotor, and step into the grandiose world of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Kotor trip builder .

You can drive from Podgorica to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Kotor can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Mostar.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

St. Mary's Church, R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela, Citadel, Blue Grotto
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Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela ©
R.K.C. Gospa od Škrpjela

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Mostar ©
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Old Bridge (Stari Most), browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Bazar Kujundziluk, and then don't miss a visit to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mostar trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Mostar takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can take a train to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Mostar

Historic Sites Shopping
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Old Bridge (Stari Most) ©
Old Bridge (Stari Most)
Old Bazar Kujundziluk ©
Old Bazar Kujundziluk

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©
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.
You've added Katedrala Sarajevo, Ferhadija Mosque, A Glimpse of the War, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Bascarsija, trek along Vrelo Bosne, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque, and get engrossed in the history at Galerija 11/07/95.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sarajevo route maker app .

You can take a train from Mostar to Sarajevo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Mostar in October, with highs in Sarajevo at 20°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums Historic Sites Trails
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dunavska Street, Petrovaradin Fortress, Saint Petka's Chapel, and other attractions you added. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, take a stroll through Skadarlija, make a trip to Avala Tower, and examine the collection at Muzej Nikole Tesle (Nikola Tesla Museum).

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Belgrade trip planner .

You can fly from Sarajevo to Belgrade in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Belgrade sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Novi Sad
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save) ©
St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save)

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Timisoara, Romania

Timisoara ©
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. Banat Museum has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Banat Museum, don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Unirii Square.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Timisoara online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Timisoara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, car, and train; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. October in Timisoara sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Iasi.

Things to do in Timisoara

Museums Historic Sites
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Banat Museum ©
Banat Museum
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral

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Iasi, Romania

Iasi ©
Iași is the largest city in eastern Romania and the seat of Iași County. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Galata Monastery, Hadambu Monastery and Cetatuia Monastery. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cetatuia Monastery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hadambu Monastery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Galata Monastery, then step into the grandiose world of Palace of Culture, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Metropolitan Cathedral.

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

Traveling by flight from Timisoara to Iasi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Timisoara in October: highs in Iasi hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Suceava.

Things to do in Iasi

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hadambu Monastery
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Palace of Culture ©
Palace of Culture
Cetatuia Monastery ©
Cetatuia Monastery
Metropolitan Cathedral ©
Metropolitan Cathedral

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Suceava, Romania

Suceava ©
Suceava is the largest city and the seat of Suceava County, in the historical region of Bukovina, north-eastern Romania. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sucevita Monastery as well as Moldovita Monastery. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the striking features of Moldovita Monastery, contemplate the long history of Sucevita Monastery, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Manastirea Voronet, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Humor Monastery.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Suceava travel route builder website .

Drive from Iasi to Suceava in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Suceava

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sucevita Monastery, Moldovita Monastery, Manastirea Voronet, Humor Monastery
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Manastirea Voronet ©
Manastirea Voronet
Sucevita Monastery ©
Sucevita Monastery
Moldovita Monastery ©
Moldovita Monastery

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