53 days in Europe Itinerary

53 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Lerici, Italy
— 31 nights
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Modena, Italy
— 3 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
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Trieste, Italy
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Rovinj, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Rijeka, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Szombathely, Hungary
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Lerici, Italy

— 31 nights
Lerici is a town and comune in the province of La Spezia in Liguria (northern Italy), part of the Italian Riviera. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lerici: Marina di Massa (Parco WWF Centro Didattico Ronchi & Bagno Italia), Marina di Pietrasanta (Eldorado, Bagno Grazia, &more) and Pietrasanta (Duomo di Pietrasanta, Piazza Duomo, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Stretti di Giaredo, make a trip to Filetto, kick back and relax at Asciutti Carlo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lago Santo Parmense.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Lerici trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Pisa International Airport, Genoa Cristoforo Colombo Airport and Peretola Airport. August in Lerici sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Lerici

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Modena, Italy

— 3 nights

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, then examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, then enjoy breathtaking views from Ghirlandina, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Panini Motor Museum, then see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Modena road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Lerici to Modena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Modena are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Verona.

Things to do in Modena

Museums · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Verona, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Venture out of the city with trips to Venice (Doge's Palace, Canal Grande, &more). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Arena di Verona.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Verona road trip site.

You can drive from Modena to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Verona are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Trieste.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Trieste, Italy

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Change things up with these side-trips from Trieste: Aquileia (Il campanile di Aquileia & Basilica di Aquileia) and Bibione Spiaggia (in Bibione). The adventure continues: make a trip to Piazza dell'Unita d'Italia, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Miramare - Museo Storico, explore the activities along Canale Grande, and examine the collection at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Trieste trip maker.

Getting from Verona to Trieste by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Trieste are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the shuttle ride to Rovinj.

Things to do in Trieste

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:

Rovinj, Croatia

— 3 nights

Istrian Venice

Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rovinj: Kamenjak National Park (in Premantura), Porec Old Town (in Porec) and Aquapark Istralandia (in Novigrad). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Old Town, steep yourself in history at Monkodonja Hill Fort, don't miss a visit to Port of Rovinj, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Euphemia.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Rovinj travel route planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Trieste to Rovinj takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Rovinj sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rijeka.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Rijeka, Croatia

— 2 nights
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia (after Zagreb and Split). Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): wander the streets of Volosko, get to know the fascinating history of Lungo Mare, make a trip to Maiden With The Seagull, see the sky in a new way at Astronomical Centre Rijeka, then explore the historical opulence of Trsat Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Peek & Poke Computer Museum. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Viale Glagolitico, wander the streets of The town of Hum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Aura Distillery, then stroll around The Angiolina Park - Villa Angiolina, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Korzo.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rijeka travel route builder website.

Drive from Rovinj to Rijeka in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Rijeka

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:

Zagreb, Croatia

— 3 nights

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 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb attractions planning website.

Traveling by car from Rijeka to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Rijeka in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 13°C in Zagreb. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Szombathely.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 24:

Szombathely, Hungary

Szombathely is the 10th largest city in Hungary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): learn about all things military at Nadasdy Ferenc Museum and then explore the activities along Csonakazo-to.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Szombathely trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Zagreb to Szombathely in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Szombathely are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bratislava.

Things to do in Szombathely

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 25:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
On the 25th (Wed), admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), stop by Bratislava Old Town, and then steep yourself in history at Devin Castle. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, don't miss a visit to UFO Observation Deck, then make a trip to Michalska Brana, and finally step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bratislava tour app.

Traveling by car from Szombathely to Bratislava takes 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and then take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder.

Getting from Bratislava to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Bratislava in September, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
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