18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia
— 1 night
2
Pristina, Kosovo
— 2 nights
3
Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
4
Novi Sad, Serbia
— 2 nights
5
Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
8
Kotor, Montenegro
— 2 nights
9
Elbasan, Albania
— 2 nights

1
night
Bitola, Republic of North Macedonia

Bitola
Bitola is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bitola journey planner.

Ioannina, Greece to Bitola is an approximately 3-hour car ride. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Ioannina in February, things will get slightly colder in Bitola: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll travel to Pristina.

Things to do in Bitola

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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2
nights
Pristina, Kosovo

Long regarded as a gray and traffic-congested provincial town with little tourist appeal, Pristina today possesses a youthful vibrance and a newfound sense of sophistication, as the result of the city's large community of foreign functionaries.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get advice or help at Pristina National Library, don't miss a visit to Gracanica Monastery, browse the different shops at ALBI Shopping Mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrale Nënë Tereza, then pause for some photo ops at Newborn Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Statue of Mother Tereza. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Bazaar, admire the striking features of Džamija cara, take an in-depth tour of Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik), then walk around Germia Park, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Pristina road trip planner.

You can drive from Bitola to Pristina in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Belgrade.

Things to do in Pristina

Spas · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gracanica Monastery
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Spas & Wellness
Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik) ©
Ethnographic Museum (Muzeu Etnologjik)
ALBI Shopping Mall ©
ALBI Shopping Mall

2
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple, wander the streets of Knez Mihailova, then take a stroll through Skadarlija, and finally contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Nikola Tesla Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Pristina to Belgrade in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Belgrade

Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods
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Knez Mihailova ©
Knez Mihailova
Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

2
nights
Novi Sad, Serbia

Novi Sad ©
The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
On the 6th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Name of Mary Church, kick back and relax at Strand, then contemplate the long history of Sremski Karlovci, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Dunavska Street. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Fruska Gora Monasteries, then expand your understanding of the military at Petrovaradin Fortress, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Novi Sad tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Belgrade to Novi Sad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February in Novi Sad, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Sremski Karlovci
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Sremski Karlovci ©
Sremski Karlovci
Dunavska Street ©
Dunavska Street
Fruska Gora Monasteries ©
Fruska Gora Monasteries

2
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Zadar ©
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 8th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat, then examine the collection at Archaeological Museum Zadar, and then see the interesting displays at Permanent Exhibition of Religion Art. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Bozava, then get a taste of local nightlife at Mashtel Distillery, and then examine the collection at Solana Nin Salt Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Zadar trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Novi Sad to Zadar by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February in Zadar, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Nin, Bozava, MasVin
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Bozava ©
Bozava
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat
Mashtel Distillery ©
Mashtel Distillery

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stop by Filigran Split, then admire the masterpieces at Jaman Art, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Palazzo di Diocleziano.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Split tour planner.

Drive from Zadar to Split in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Zadar in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 6°C in Split. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Filigran Split ©
Filigran Split
Jaman Art ©
Jaman Art

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, visit Old Town, then view the masterpieces at Art Gallery TALIR, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pustjerna. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, browse the exhibits of Samostan Sv.klare, steep yourself in history at Dubrovnik City Walls, then view the masterpieces at Art by Stjepko, then stop by Vina Milicic, and finally contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik day trip site.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

2
nights
Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Castle Of San Giovanni, then look for gifts at Cats of Kotor, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rocks. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Kotor Old City.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Kotor holiday maker.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Kotor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Kotor when traveling from Dubrovnik in February, with lows around 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Elbasan.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Our Lady of the Rocks, Castle Of San Giovanni
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Our Lady of the Rocks ©
Our Lady of the Rocks
Kotor Old City
Kotor Old City
Castle Of San Giovanni
Castle Of San Giovanni

2
nights
Elbasan, Albania

Elbasan ©
Elbasan is a city and a municipality in Elbasan County, central Albania. To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Elbasan sightseeing app.

You can drive from Kotor to Elbasan in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 3°C. You will leave for home on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Elbasan

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Petrela Castle
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Kalaja E Elbasanit ©
Kalaja E Elbasanit
Petrela Castle ©
Petrela Castle
King Mosque ©
King Mosque

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