29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Koper, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bovec, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Beach and Sas Hill Nature Reserve. You'll get in some beach time at Tagore Promenade and Priest's Island (Pap-sziget). Go for a jaunt from Budapest to Balatonvilagos to see Panorama Lookout about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, explore the activities along Danube River, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Reykjavik, Iceland to Budapest is an approximately 7.5-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. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Budapest: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Koper.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:

Koper, Slovenia

— 2 nights
A bridge between the Mediterranean and alpine regions of Slovenia, Koper is a small town with big appeal.
Visiting Strunjan Nature Reserve and Zusterna Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Portorož Beach and Port Piran. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Rent a Boat Portoroz, and explore the activities along Dragonja.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Koper trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Koper takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Budapest in September, Koper is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bovec.

Things to do in Koper

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Transportation

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Bovec, Slovenia

— 3 nights
In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Virje Waterfall and Vršič Pass. Get in touch with nature at Planica Valley and Source of the Soča River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Zelenci Nature Reserve). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bovec day trip planning site.

You can drive from Koper to Bovec in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Koper in September; daily highs in Bovec reach 21°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bohinjsko Jezero.

Things to do in Bovec

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Bohinjsko Jezero, Slovenia

— 2 nights
The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
On the 14th (Fri), get great views at Straža Bled, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and then get great views at Mala Osojnica. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Savica Waterfall and then trek along Triglav National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Bohinjsko Jezero driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Bovec to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Bohinjsko Jezero sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bohinjsko Jezero

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get outdoors at Ljubljanica River and Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Ljubljana Old Town and Predjama Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Cross Cave (in Grahovo) and Notranjski Regional Park (in Cerknica).

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana holiday builder app.

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. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can catch the shuttle to Prague.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hradcany and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. Go for a jaunt from Prague to Turnov to see Czech Paradise about 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip maker site.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Prague in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums

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Find places to stay Sep 18 — 24:

Paris, France

— 6 nights

City of Light

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 outdoors at Ile Saint-Louis and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Île de la Cité and Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: La Hotte du Diable (in Coincy) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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 fly back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 30:

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.