55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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55 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Lima, Peru
Fly:  19​h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 6 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 7 nights
5
Belgrade, Serbia
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Pec, Kosovo
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
7
Himare, Albania
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 5 nights
9
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
11
Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
+3
shuttle + foot + Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
12
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 day
13
Geneva, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Lima, Peru

7
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: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the views from Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip maker .

Lima, Peru to Prague is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Peru Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 6 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lima in July: highs in Prague hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

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

6
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Cesky Krumlov is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, admire the landmark architecture of Chapel of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, and contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel ©
Museum Fotoatelier Seidel

6
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.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Devin Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kuchajda, and steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Bratislava travel tool .

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Bratislava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daytime highs in Bratislava are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Lake Kuchajda ©
Lake Kuchajda
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town

7
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.
When in Budapest, make a side trip to see Eger Castle in Eger, approximately 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Budapest tour planner .

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Eger Castle
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Explore Belgrade's surroundings by going to Petrovaradin Fortress (in Petrovaradin) and Oplenac (in Topola). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, don't miss a visit to Avala Tower, examine the collection at Muzej Nikole Tesle (Nikola Tesla Museum), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save).

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Belgrade online trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Pec.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Petrovaradin Fortress, Oplenac
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Room Escape Games
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija

1
night
Pec, Kosovo

Pec ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Rugova Canyon, contemplate the long history of Patriarchate of Pec, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Sleeping beauty Cave.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pec vacation builder tool .

You can drive from Belgrade to Pec in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Himare.

Things to do in Pec

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Rugova Canyon ©
Rugova Canyon
Patriarchate of Pec ©
Patriarchate of Pec

1
day
Himare, Albania

Himare ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): kick back and relax at Gjipe Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Himare travel app .

Traveling by car from Pec to Himare takes 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pec to Himare. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ohrid.

Things to do in Himare

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Gjipe Beach ©
Gjipe Beach

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to National Park Pelister (in Bitola) and Mavrovo National Park (in Mavrovo). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Ohrid, explore the wealth of natural beauty at National Park Galicica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Sophia.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Ohrid trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Himare to Ohrid takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Himare to Ohrid, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Ohrid is slightly colder than Himare - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Ohrid

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

National Park Pelister, Mavrovo National Park
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Lake Ohrid ©
Lake Ohrid
Monastery Saint Naum ©
Monastery Saint Naum
St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo

4
nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sofia: Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School (in Borovets) and Rila (Rila Monastery & Rila National Park). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral, contemplate the long history of The Rotunda Church of St George, wander the streets of Boyana Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Sveti Nikolay.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sofia tour builder app .

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Sofia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Rila, Yanakiev Ski and Snowboard School
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Room Escape Games
Rila National Park ©
Rila National Park
Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery

3
nights
Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest ©
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
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, admire the natural beauty at Cismigiu Gardens, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, and admire the masterpieces at Peasant Museum (Muzeul Taranului Roman).

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Bucharest sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Herăstrău Park ©
Herăstrău Park
Palace of Parliament ©
Palace of Parliament

2
nights
Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), and then have some family-friendly fun at Quad Team Building. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, grab your bike and head to Season Hill, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tampa, and finally don't miss a visit to Council Square.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Brasov trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Bucharest to Brasov by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Vaduz.

Things to do in Brasov

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Poiana Brasov, Peles Castle, Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), Rasnov Citadel
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Season Hill ©
Season Hill
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle) ©
Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle)
Peles Castle ©
Peles Castle

1
day
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle, then examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and then don't miss a visit to Burg Gutenberg.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vaduz tour itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Brasov to Vaduz in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brasov to Vaduz, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Burg Gutenberg
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Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Burg Gutenberg ©
Burg Gutenberg

5
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Change things up with these side-trips from Geneva: Lauenensee (in Lauenen), Creux du Van (in Neuchatel) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, make a trip to Banc de la Treille, go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, and examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Geneva attractions planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Vaduz to Geneva in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Creux du Van, Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, Lauenensee
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève

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