21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Lviv, Ukraine
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Ostrava, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Poprad, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Pecs, Hungary
— 1 night
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Novi Sad, Serbia
— 1 night
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Gdansk, Poland

— 1 night

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Court of the Fraternity of St. George, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Church, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Gdansk trip itinerary maker.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Gdansk is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Gdansk due to the time zone difference. In May in Gdansk, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Gdansk

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 20 — 21:

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Palace of Culture and Science. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, then admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and finally steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski).

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Warsaw online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Gdansk to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 23:

Lviv, Ukraine

— 1 night

City of Lions

Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): stroll around Stryisky Park, get engrossed in the history at Lychakiv Cemetery, let little ones run wild at Hovanky Quest Room, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Svyatogo Yura Cathedral, then visit Old Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Rynok Square.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lviv trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Lviv takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Warsaw to Lviv, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lviv can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Lviv

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay May 23 — 24:

Krakow, Poland

— 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Take a break from Krakow with a short trip to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, about 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at New Jewish Cemetery, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Krakow trip builder website.

You can fly from Lviv to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lviv to Krakow is minus 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ostrava.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 27:

Ostrava, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Ostrava is a city in the north-east of the Czech Republic and is the capital of the Moravian-Silesian Region. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter of Alcantara Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Farni Kostel Narozeni Panny Marie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ostravice River, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostel Panny Marie Kralovny.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Ostrava trip maker.

You can drive from Krakow to Ostrava in 2 hours. May in Ostrava sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Brno.

Things to do in Ostrava

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 27 — 28:
Highlights from your trip

Brno, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
On the 29th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St. John, then take some stellar pictures from Old Town Hall - Tourist Information Centre, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Assumption of Virgin Mary, and finally awaken your taste buds at BRNOguide.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Brno visit site.

Drive from Ostrava to Brno in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Brno sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Poprad.

Things to do in Brno

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 28 — 30:

Poprad, Slovakia

— 1 night
Poprad is a city in northern Slovakia at the foot of the High Tatra Mountains famous for its picturesque historic centre and as a holiday resort. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tatras National Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Poprad attractions planning site.

Drive from Brno to Poprad in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Brno in May, plan for little chillier nights in Poprad, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kosice.

Things to do in Poprad

Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 30 — 31:

Kosice, Slovakia

— 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): make a trip to The Memorial of the Peace Marathon and then explore the fascinating underground world of Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kosice trip planning site.

You can drive from Poprad to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Poprad in May since evenings lows in Kosice dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 1:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Kosice to Budapest by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Budapest are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then stop by Break Time, and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zagreb trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Budapest to Zagreb by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pecs.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:

Pecs, Hungary

— 1 night
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country, close to its border with Croatia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): go for a walk through Zsolnay Cultural Quarter, make a trip to Szechenyi Ter, admire the masterpieces at Zsolnay Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pecs Cathedral, and finally delve into the distant past at Early Christian Mausoleum.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Pecs online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Pecs in 3.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Pecs can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Novi Sad.

Things to do in Pecs

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 6:

Novi Sad, Serbia

— 1 night

Serbian Athens

The regional and cultural center of northern Serbia, the riverside city of Novi Sad occupies a strategically advantageous position between Belgrade and Budapest.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery Petkovac, do a tasting at Podrum Probus, and then deepen your knowledge of military history at Petrovaradin Fortress.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Novi Sad online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Pecs to Novi Sad takes 3.5 hours. In June in Novi Sad, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the shuttle to Belgrade.

Things to do in Novi Sad

Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Belgrade, Serbia

— 2 nights
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 8th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then steep yourself in history at Kalemegdan, and then take a stroll through Skadarlija. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Knez Mihailova, get to know the resident critters at Belgrade Zoo, make a trip to London plane tree, stop by FAB Living by Una, then get curious at Nikola Tesla Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Belgrade trip itinerary website.

Take a shuttle from Novi Sad to Belgrade in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Belgrade are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9: