16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Milan, Italy
— Few hours
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
5
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
7
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Milan holiday maker app.

Petrolina, Brazil to Milan is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Petrolina to Milan. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Petrolina in October, with highs in Milan at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 4th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then explore the activities along English Garden. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Munich journey planner.

Getting from Milan to Munich by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in October, expect Munich to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Take a break from the city and head to Margaret Island and Danube River. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, meet the residents at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

Find out how to plan Budapest trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Munich to Budapest by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Margaret Island ©
Margaret Island
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), and then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Zagreb takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History and then visit Ljubljana Old Town. On the next day, explore the engaging exhibits at House of Illusions and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bled.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Ljubljana by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Bled
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Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
National Museum of Contemporary History ©
National Museum of Contemporary History

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenbrowse the exhibits of Doge's Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions planning website.

Getting from Ljubljana to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in October, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
On the 14th (Mon), tour the water at your own pace with Turati Centro Nautico Lario and then steep yourself in history at Castello Sforzesco. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the landscape on two wheels at Anything But Work.

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You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Milan

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Anything But Work, Turati Centro Nautico Lario
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Turati Centro Nautico Lario ©
Turati Centro Nautico Lario
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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