51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Graz, Austria
— 2 nights
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Klagenfurt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kranjska Gora, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Zell am See, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Dornbirn, Austria
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Piran, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Peterskirche and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. When in Vienna, make a side trip to see Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide in Perchtoldsdorf, approximately Perchtoldsdorf away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Votivkirche, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna attractions planning website.

Colombo, Sri Lanka to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Colombo to Vienna, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Colombo in October, with highs in Vienna at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Graz, Austria

— 2 nights
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Universalmuseum Joanneum, see the interesting displays at Oesterreichisches Freilichtmuseum Stuebing, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stift Rein, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at FLECKS SteirerBier. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Gemaltes Haus, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, steep yourself in history at Stadtpfarrkirche, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Herz Jesu Kirche, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Franciscans (Franziskanerkirche), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Herrengasse.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Graz trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Klagenfurt.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Klagenfurt, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Culture in the South

Located on Woethersee, Klagenfurt serves as the capital of the federal state of Carinthia.
On the 12th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Velden, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria-Wörth, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Kreuzbergl. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche St. Egid, contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, Alter Platz, stroll through Europapark, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Loretto Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre Maria Saal, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Sankt Georgen am Langsee.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Klagenfurt journey planning app.

You can drive from Graz to Klagenfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Klagenfurt sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Bled.

Things to do in Klagenfurt

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Bled, Slovenia

— 2 nights
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): hike along Vintgar Gorge, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and then play a few rounds at Royal Bled Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Bled Island, tour in harmony with nature at Diving Bled, then get great views at Ojstrica, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Pokljuka Gorge.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Klagenfurt to Bled takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Kranjska Gora.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

Side Trips

Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

— 2 nights
A trip to Kranjska Gora takes visitors to an area that represents a border point between Austria, Italy, and Slovenia.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Thirsty River Brewing, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Log Pod Mangartom Military Cemetery, then take a memorable drive along Mangart Saddle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Planica Valley. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Liznjekova house, try to win big at Casino Korona, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Vršič Pass.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kranjska Gora trip planner.

Getting from Bled to Kranjska Gora by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. October in Kranjska Gora sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Kranjska Gora

Parks · Wildlife · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Austria

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): look for gifts at Alte Handwerkerei, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannesbergkapelle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen, then look for all kinds of wild species at Langbathseen, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Badestrand Hallstatt, examine the collection at Museum Hallstatt, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip maker.

You can drive from Kranjska Gora to Hallstatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church).

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Hallstatt to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zell am See.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Zell am See, Austria

— 2 nights
Despite its small size, Zell am See is a well-visited tourist destination known mostly as a ski resort town, and it serves as an important transportation hub for the region.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): indulge in some personalized pampering at Tauern Spa, hike along New Schmittenhohe Mountain Paths, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zell.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zell am See trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Zell am See by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Zell am See can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Zell am See

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Tyrolean Provincial Museum (Tiroler Landesmuseum Ferdinandeum), then examine the collection at Panorama and kaiserjager museum, then fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Wilten. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Grassmayr Glockenmuseum Glockengiesserei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Spitalskirche, explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, then get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Innsbruck trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Zell am See to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. October in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dornbirn.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Winter Sports

Dornbirn, Austria

— 1 night
Dornbirn is a city in the Austrian state of Vorarlberg. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): engage your brain at inatura – Erlebnis Naturschau, appreciate the views at Rolls-Royce Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Rappenlochschlucht, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sankt Martin, and finally make a trip to Dornbirner Marktplatz. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilika Rankweil, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Agatha Kapelle am Kristberg, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Pfarrkirche Bartholomaberg, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dornbirn road trip app.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Dornbirn takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Dornbirn

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town and Wyden Badi. Visit Limmatquai and Wasserkirche for their historical value. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, contemplate the long history of Lenin Apartment Zurich, wander the streets of Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, and explore the historical opulence of Castle Kyburg.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich route planner.

Getting from Dornbirn to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 2 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 30th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Uferpromenade Weggis, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll through Mt Pilatus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seebad Eich, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, steep yourself in history at Museggmauer, pause for some serene contemplation at Hofkirche, then take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Luzern, and finally see the interesting displays at Bourbaki Panorama.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne travel planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Lucerne in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October in Lucerne, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Oberhofen Castle. Popular historic sites such as Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen and Schlosskirche are in your itinerary. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Thrill Walk Felsensteg Birg (in Murren) and Schloss Thun (in Thun). There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, look for all kinds of wild species at Alpenwildpark, and explore the fascinating underground world of St. Beatus Hoehlen.

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You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Montreux, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): do a tasting at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise de Saint-Sulpice, examine the collection at Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, then get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Palud, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, do a tasting at Aigle Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Chillon, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise St Vincent.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Montreux route planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Historic Sites · Wineries · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland

— 4 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Patek Philippe Museum and Chateau de Rolle. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bains des Paquis and Plage de Port-Choiseul. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: l'Arboretum National du Vallon de l'Aubonne (in Aubonne), Nyon (Chateau de Nyon & Roman Columns) and Prangins Castle (in Prangins). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, wander the streets of Vieux-Carouge, do a tasting at Domaine Les Perrieres, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame Basilica.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Geneva online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Montreux to Geneva in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Geneva

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 3 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cattedrale (Duomo) di Bergamo e Battistero and Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Abbazia di Chiaravalle. Venture out of the city with trips to Bergamo (Mura Venete & Campanone o Torre Civica). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Gallerie d’Italia, steep yourself in history at Chiesa di San Bernardino alle Ossa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio, and don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Milan trip site.

Fly from Geneva to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Geneva in November, you will find days in Milan are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

City of Romance

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 (Sat): steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally stop by Dorsoduro. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita, explore the activities along Canal Grande, then make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then stop by Cannaregio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Campo del Ghetto.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Venice tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November in Venice, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Piran.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Piran, Slovenia

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the striking features of Benečanka Venetian House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marija Snežne Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Francis of Assisi, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Piran Minorite Monastery, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Fish Spa Piran, and finally make a trip to Walls of Piran. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Bernardine, examine the collection at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, then see the interesting displays at Mediadom Pyrhani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, and finally stroll around Strunjan Nature Reserve.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Piran trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Piran takes 2.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Piran

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Beaches

Side Trips

Zadar, Croatia

— 1 night
Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
On the 17th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zadar trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Piran to Zadar by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can drive to Split.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 18th (Thu), appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, then get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, and finally examine the collection at Froggyland.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Zadar to Split takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Split. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Museums

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Little Church of St. Nicholas (Crkva sv. Nikole). Take a break from the city and head to Zarkovica Animal Shelter and Fishing Charters & Tours. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. John's Fortress, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Treasury, enjoy the sand and surf at Sveti Jakov Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Prijeko street.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.