29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive
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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
Shuttle
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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 Tagore Promenade. Get a sense of the local culture at Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get out of town with these interesting Budapest side-trips: Panorama Lookout (in Balatonvilagos) and Priest's Island (Pap-sziget) (in Szentendre). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and stroll through Sas Hill Nature Reserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest journey planner.

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 moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Reykjavik in September, things will get a bit warmer in Budapest: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to Koper.
Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites
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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 Svetilnik Beach will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Portorož Beach and Rent a Boat Portoroz. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Zusterna Beach, explore the activities along Dragonja, and take in the waterfront at Port Piran.

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.
Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours
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 Planica Valley. Get in touch with nature at Vršič Pass and Kozjak Waterfall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bovec: Kranjska Gora (Lake Jasna & Zelenci Nature Reserve). It doesn't end there: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour and explore the activities along Source of the Soča River.

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

Traveling by car from Koper to Bovec takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Koper in September: high temperatures in Bovec hover around 21°C and lows are around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Adventure
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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.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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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 Cross Cave. Step off the beaten path and head to Ljubljana Old Town and Predjama Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Rakov Škocjan Landscape Park (in Rakek) 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.
Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors
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Prague, Czech Republic — 6 nights

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 Church of Our Lady before Tyn. Go for a jaunt from Prague to Turnov to see Czech Paradise about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Lesser Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Prague online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by shuttle from Ljubljana to Prague takes 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.
Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Museums
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Paris, France — 6 nights

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 Île de la Cité. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Champagne Roger-Constant Lemaire and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères. 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: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, 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.
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.