29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Reykjavik, Iceland
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Koper, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Bovec, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h
Paris, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Reykjavik, Iceland

4
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Tagore Promenade and Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Danube River and Sas Hill Nature Reserve. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) (in Szentendre) and Panorama Lookout (in Balatonvilagos). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and appreciate the extensive heritage of Castle Hill.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip website .

Reykjavik, Iceland to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Reykjavik to Budapest is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Reykjavik in September; daily highs in Budapest reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Budapest

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Priest's Island (Pap-sziget), Beach, Panorama Lookout, Tagore Promenade
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Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Svetilnik Beach and Zusterna Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Skocjan Caves and Dragonja. Next up on the itinerary: tour the water at your own pace with Rent a Boat Portoroz, don't miss a visit to Port Piran, kick back and relax at Portoroz Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Park Strunjan.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Koper online route planner .

Drive from Budapest to Koper in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Koper when traveling from Budapest in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Portoroz, Skocjan Caves, Svetilnik Beach, Port Piran, Nature Park Strunjan
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Svetilnik Beach ©
Svetilnik Beach
Skocjan Caves ©
Skocjan Caves
Portoroz Beach ©
Portoroz Beach

3
nights
Bovec, Slovenia

Bovec is a town in the Littoral region in northwestern Slovenia, close to border with Italy. Get in touch with nature at River Rafting & Tubing and Lake Jasna. Explore hidden gems such as Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps and Zelenci Nature Reserve. When in Bovec, make a side trip to see Planica Valley in Ratece, approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at The Source of Soca River, admire the sheer force of Kozjak Waterfalls, and explore the stunning scenery at Virje Waterfall.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bovec trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in September; daily highs in Bovec reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, The Source of Soca River, Planica Valley, Kozjak Waterfalls
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River Rafting & Tubing
Lake Jasna ©
Lake Jasna
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps ©
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps

2
nights
Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

Bohinjsko Jezero ©
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Straza Bled, trek along Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar), and then get great views at Mala Osojnica. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Waterfall Savica and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Triglav National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bohinjsko Jezero are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Triglav National Park
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Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar) ©
Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar)
Triglav National Park ©
Triglav National Park
Straza Bled ©
Straza Bled

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Take a break from the city and head to Rakov Skocjan Valley and Pivka Jama. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ljubljana Old Town and Ljubljana Castle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Predjama Castle (in Postojna), Notranjski Regijski Park (in Cerknica) and Krizna Jama Cave (in Grahovo). The adventure continues: explore the activities along River Ljubljanica Kanal.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Ljubljana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Ljubljana

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Postojna, Rakov Skocjan Valley, Notranjski Regijski Park, Krizna Jama Cave
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Rakov Skocjan Valley ©
Rakov Skocjan Valley
Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle

6
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.
Old Town Square and St. Vitus Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Prague Zoo and Mala strana. Step out of Prague with an excursion to Czech Paradise in Turnov--about 1h 35 min away. There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Castle District, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Ljubljana to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Czech Paradise
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Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

6
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get some cultural insight at Musee d'Orsay and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres and Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire. Explore Paris' surroundings by going to La Hotte du Diable (in Coincy), Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and A Cupulatta (in Veron). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Paris tour site .

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire, A Cupulatta, Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres, La Hotte du Diable, Palace of Versailles
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Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres ©
Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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