11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Burgas, Bulgaria
— 1 night
2
Varna, Bulgaria
— 1 night
3
Dobrich, Bulgaria
— Few hours
4
Bucharest, Romania
— 3 nights
5
Lovech, Bulgaria
— Few hours
6
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
7
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
8
Kavala, Greece
— Few hours
9
Alexandroupoli, Greece
— 1 night
10
Istanbul, Turkey
— Few hours

1
night
Burgas, Bulgaria

Burgas ©
Surrounded by lakes and the sea, Burgas represents a popular vacation spot because of its nature, mild climate, and proximity to several charming ancient towns.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the activities along Pomorie Lake.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Burgas sightseeing app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Burgas is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Istanbul to Burgas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Varna.

Things to do in Burgas

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Pomorie Lake
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Pomorie Lake ©
Pomorie Lake

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night
Varna, Bulgaria

Varna ©
Combine historical exploration and seaside relaxation at Varna, Bulgaria's coastal Black Sea city.
On the 26th (Sun), kick back and relax at Nirvana Beach, examine the collection at Butterfly House Varna, take in the exciting artwork at Tina Art Gallery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, and finally learn about winemaking at Prisoe Winery.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Varna day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Burgas to Varna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Varna sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You'll set off for Dobrich on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Varna

Museums · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Nirvana Beach
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Tina Art Gallery ©
Tina Art Gallery
Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin ©
Prisoe Winery ©
Prisoe Winery

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hours
Dobrich, Bulgaria

Dobrich
Dobrich is the eight most populated city in Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Dobrich Province and the capital of the region of Southern Dobrudzha. To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Dobrich trip builder.

Traveling by car from Varna to Dobrich takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. July in Dobrich sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Bucharest.

Things to do in Dobrich

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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3
nights
Bucharest, Romania

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the next day, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, then see the interesting displays at Ceausescu Mansion, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

Before you visit Bucharest, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Dobrich to Bucharest takes 3.5 hours. July in Bucharest sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Lovech.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mogosoaia Palace
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ceausescu Mansion ©
Ceausescu Mansion

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Lovech, Bulgaria

Lovech ©
Lovech is a city in north-central Bulgaria. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devetashka Cave. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): Head underground at Devetashka Cave.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Lovech online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bucharest to Lovech in 4 hours. In July in Lovech, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sofia.

Things to do in Lovech

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Devetashka Cave
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Devetashka Cave ©
Devetashka Cave

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nights
Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
Rila Monastery has been added to your itinerary. On the 31st (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Vitosha Boulevard.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sofia itinerary app.

You can drive from Lovech to Sofia in 2 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 by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Sofia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Rila Monastery
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Rila Monastery ©
Rila Monastery
Vitosha Boulevard ©
Vitosha Boulevard

2
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ataturk Museum. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Trigonion Tower and then view the masterpieces at Seikilo.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Thessaloniki sightseeing app.

Getting from Sofia to Thessaloniki by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August, Thessaloniki is somewhat warmer than Sofia - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kavala.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches
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Trigonion Tower ©
Trigonion Tower
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
Ataturk Museum ©
Ataturk Museum

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Kavala, Greece

Kavala ©
Kavala is a city in northern Greece, the principal seaport of eastern Macedonia and the capital of Kavala regional unit. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): stroll through Kalamitsa and then make a trip to Imaret.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kavala tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Thessaloniki to Kavala in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Alexandroupoli.

Things to do in Kavala

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Kalamitsa ©
Kalamitsa

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night
Alexandroupoli, Greece

Alexandroupoli
Alexandroupoli is a city in Greece and the capital of the Evros regional unit in East Macedonia and Thrace. To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandroupoli trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Kavala to Alexandroupoli by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Alexandroupoli

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandroupoli to Istanbul takes 4 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Turkey Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Alexandroupoli in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 25°C at night. On the 4th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Tours · Shopping · Nightlife
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