20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Bucharest, Romania
— Few hours
2
Brasov, Romania
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Fagaras, Romania
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
5
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Pec, Kosovo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Prizren, Kosovo
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Berat, Albania
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Ohrid, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
10
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
11
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc), then wander the streets of Old Town, and then see the interesting displays at The Art Collections Museum.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Bucharest tour itinerary website .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Bucharest is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Eastern European Time is 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in July, you will find days in Bucharest are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are slightly colder (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Art Collections Museum ©
The Art Collections Museum
Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc) ©
Manuc's Inn (Hanul lui Manuc)
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Brasov, Romania

Brasov ©
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Brasov Historical Center and Black Church (Biserica Neagra). Discover out-of-the-way places like Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer and Canionul Șapte Scări. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fortified Church of Harman, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Turnul Alb, and make a splash at Paradisul Acvatic.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Brasov trip builder website .

Traveling by train from Bucharest to Brasov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Fagaras.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer, Canionul Șapte Scări, Museum Medieval Bran, Fortified Church of Harman
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Peasant Fortified Church at Prejmer ©
Turnul Alb ©
Turnul Alb
Fortified Church of Harman ©
Fortified Church of Harman

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Fagaras, Romania

Fagaras ©
Făgăraș is a city in central Romania, located in Brașov County. For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Fagaras road trip website .

Traveling by bus from Brasov to Fagaras takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Fagaras sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Sibiu.

Things to do in Fagaras

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fortified Evangelical Church of Cincsor
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Fagaras Fortress ©
Fagaras Fortress

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night
Sibiu, Romania

Sibiu ©
Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
Make your Sibiu itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Fagaras to Sibiu by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Belgrade.

Things to do in Sibiu

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Biserica Sfântul Mihail, Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată
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Biserica Evanghelică Fortificată ©

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Petka's Chapel, and then don't miss a visit to Skadarlija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save), admire the striking features of Crkva Svetog Marka, get to know the fascinating history of Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade Fortress, then learn about all things military at Military Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan.

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

Getting from Sibiu to Belgrade by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, car, and bus. Traveling from Sibiu to Belgrade, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Belgrade, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Pec.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Spas
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Saint Petka's Chapel ©
Saint Petka's Chapel
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Crkva Svetog Marka ©
Crkva Svetog Marka

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night
Pec, Kosovo

Pec ©
On the 22nd (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Rugova Canyon and then steep yourself in history at Patriarchate of Pec.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pec day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Belgrade to Pec takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Prizren.

Things to do in Pec

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

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Prizren, Kosovo

Prizren ©
Kosovo's second city, Prizren sits on the slopes of the rugged Sar Mountain, a region bordered by both Albania and the Republic of Macedonia.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Sinan Pasha Mosque, then get engrossed in the history at Albanian League of Prizren Museum [Muzeu Lidhja Shqiptare e Prizrenit], and then get a new perspective on nature at Marash Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Prizren road trip planner.

You can drive from Pec to Prizren in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Berat.

Things to do in Prizren

Museums Historic Sites
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Marash Park ©
Marash Park
Sinan Pasha Mosque ©
Sinan Pasha Mosque

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Berat, Albania

Berat ©
A rare example of well-preserved Ottoman style, Berat is a World Heritage Site.
On the 24th (Wed), examine the collection at National Ethnographic Museum Berat, learn about winemaking at Nurellari Winery, then admire the masterpieces at National Iconographic Museum Onufri, and finally don't miss a visit to Quorter Of Gorica.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Berat route planner .

Traveling by car from Prizren to Berat takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ohrid.

Things to do in Berat

Museums Wineries
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National Ethnographic Museum Berat ©
National Ethnographic Museum Berat
National Iconographic Museum Onufri ©
Nurellari Winery ©
Nurellari Winery

2
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.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Ohrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): see the interesting displays at National Workshop For Handmade Paper, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jovan Kaneo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Perivlepta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Saint Naum.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Ohrid travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Berat to Ohrid by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Berat in July: high temperatures in Ohrid hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Bitola.

Things to do in Ohrid

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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St. Jovan Kaneo ©
St. Jovan Kaneo
Holy Mary Perybleptos ©
Holy Mary Perybleptos
National Workshop For Handmade Paper ©

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night
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia

Bitola ©
Bitola is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Memorial d'Orient, then explore the ancient world of Heraclea Lyncestis, and then examine the collection at НУ Завод и Музеј Битола (NI Institute and Museum Bitola).

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bitola trip planner .

Traveling by car from Ohrid to Bitola takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Sofia.

Things to do in Bitola

Historic Sites Museums
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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 28th (Sun), learn about all things military at National Museum of Military History, then admire the landmark architecture of The Rotunda of St George (Sveti Georgi), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Vitosha Boulevard, and finally stop by Top Gifts LTD. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Sveti Nikolay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Saint Alexandar Nevski, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Boyana Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sofia trip maker .

Drive from Bitola to Sofia in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Bitola to Sofia. In July, daytime highs in Sofia are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral ©
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church ©
Sveti Sedmochislenitsi Church

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Bucharest, Romania

Bucharest
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): examine the collection at National Military Museum Bucharest, examine the collection at Cotroceni Palace (Palatul Cotroceni), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Patriarchal Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Lipscani.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bucharest day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Sofia to Bucharest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bucharest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Lipscani
Lipscani
Patriarchal Cathedral ©
Patriarchal Cathedral
Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche ©

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