25 days in Europe Itinerary

25 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 3 nights
Taxi to Vrhovine, Train to Split
4
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Kotor, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Bar, Montenegro
— 2 nights
Drive to Podgorica Airport / Podgorica Golubovci Airbase, Fly to Belgrade
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip planning website.

Cambridge, UK to Venice is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cambridge to Venice. Traveling from Cambridge in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Zagreb.
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Zagreb, Croatia — 2 nights

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Zagreb, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia — 3 nights

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Change things up with a short trip to Rastoke in Slunj (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, explore the activities along The Lower Lakes, and take in the dramatic natural features at Barac Caves.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip site.

Getting from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 3 nights

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Explore Split's surroundings by going to Krka National Park (in Skradin) and Speed Boats Tours (in Trogir). Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Diocletian's Palace, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and look for gifts at Break Time.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Split trip planner.

Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Split by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. August in Split sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Dubrovnik.
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 nights

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.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, wander the streets of Old Town, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dubrovnik visit planner.

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Kotor.
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Kotor, Montenegro — 3 nights

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Get out of town with these interesting Kotor side-trips: Blue Grotto (in Luštica) and Ploče Beach (in Krimovica). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, make a trip to Njegoš Mausoleum, stop by Cats of Kotor, and take a memorable drive along Viewing Point at the Road Kotor-Lovćen.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kotor trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Kotor by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kotor when traveling from Dubrovnik in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Bar.
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Bar, Montenegro — 2 nights

Thanks to its industrial area and busy port, Bar remains off radar for most casual tourists.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): make a trip to Bar Stari Grad, then explore the activities along Lake Skadar, and then take in the views from Virpazar Stone Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Buzuku Montenegro Olive Oil, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Old Olive Tree.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bar road trip site.

Traveling by car from Kotor to Bar takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in August since evenings lows in Bar dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Belgrade.
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Belgrade, Serbia — 3 nights

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Belgrade is known for historic sites, fun & games, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, take in panoramic vistas at The Millenary Monument, don't miss a visit to Knez Mihailova, and get to know the resident critters at Belgrade Zoo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Belgrade online road trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bar to Belgrade. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Bar in August; daily highs in Belgrade reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.
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