57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Drive
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Essen, Belgium
Drive
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
Train
3
Lyon, France
— 3 nights
Train
4
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Siena, Italy
— 1 night
Train
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Train
8
Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
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Agrigento, Italy
— 1 night
Train
10
Catania, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Messina, Italy
— 1 night
Ferry to Villa S.Giovanni, Train to Salerno
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Salerno, Italy
Train
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Caserta, Italy
Train
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Bari, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
15
Patras, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
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Kiato, Greece
— 1 night
Drive
17
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Drive
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Sofia, Bulgaria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Train
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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
— 2 nights
Train
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Ruse, Bulgaria
— 1 night
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Bucharest, Romania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
Train to Rupea, Taxi to Viscri
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Viscri, Romania
— 2 nights
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Sighisoara, Romania
— 2 nights
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
— 2 nights
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Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
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Arad, Romania
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 7 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Essen, Belgium

Essen is a municipality in the Belgian province of Antwerp which comprises the towns of Essen Centrum, Heikant, Horendonk, Wildert, Statie and Hoek. To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Essen trip itinerary planning app.

Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands to Essen is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. In February in Essen, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 day

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, browse the exhibits of Atomium, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and finally steep yourself in history at Grand Place.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Brussels online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Essen to Brussels in 1.5 hours. In February in Brussels, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Lyon.
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Lyon, France — 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon, see the interesting displays at Musee des Confluences, see the interesting displays at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Colline de Fourviere. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musee de la Galoche, shop like a local with Taverne Gutenberg, walk around Parc de la Tete d'Or, then take in the exciting artwork at Galerie Estades Lyon, then examine the collection at Fresque des Lyonnais, and finally view the masterpieces at Les Pin-Up de Marc Curial.

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You can fly from Brussels to Lyon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Brussels in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Lyon, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to fly to Bologna.
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Bologna, Italy — 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo per la Memoria di Ustica, take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Medievale, then explore the world behind art at La Quadreria - Palazzo Rossi Poggi Marsili, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, get lost in a book at International museum and library of music, take in panoramic vistas at Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, then take an in-depth tour of Museo Civico Archeologico, then steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, and finally examine the collection at Il Museo del Suono e della Canzone.

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You can fly from Lyon to Bologna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Bologna are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in the exciting artwork at M.G. Design, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio. On your second day here, pause for some photo ops at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence route site.

Getting from Bologna to Florence by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Siena.
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Siena, Italy — 1 night

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
On the 15th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of San Francesco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, browse the exhibits of Complesso Museale Santa Maria della Scala, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, then steep yourself in history at Walls of Monteriggioni, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico.

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Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in Siena are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Naples online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Siena to Naples in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Palermo.
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Palermo, Italy — 3 nights

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cattedrale di Palermo and Norman Palace. Appreciate the collections at Museo dell'Acciuga and Museo Archeologico Regionale "Antonino Salinas". Change things up with these side-trips from Palermo: Museo del Motorismo Siciliano e della Targa Florio di Termini Imerese (in Termini Imerese), Duomo di Monreale (in Monreale) and Villa Sant’Isidoro De Cordova (in Bagheria). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, see the interesting displays at No Mafia Memorial, view the masterpieces at Via delle Absidi, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Palermo travel planning tool.

You can fly from Naples to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Agrigento.
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Agrigento, Italy — 1 night

Valley of the Temples

Historically one of ancient Greece's leading cities, Sicily's Agrigento is home to the seven monumental temples that make up the well-preserved Valley of the Temples.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Biblioteca e Museo Comunale Barone Mendola, stop by Farm Cultural Park, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale di Agrigento, explore the ancient world of Valle dei Templi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Nicola, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Seta Spa and Wellness. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Maria Santissima del Soccorso, see the interesting displays at Il Castello Incantato, don't miss a visit to Piazza Angelo Scandaliato, then take an in-depth tour of Collezione La Gaipa, and finally examine the collection at Casa Natale di Luigi Pirandello.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Agrigento trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Palermo to Agrigento in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Catania.
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Catania, Italy — 2 nights

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 23rd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castello Normanno, take an in-depth tour of Museo Storico dello Sbarco in Sicilia 1943, take an in-depth tour of Monastero dei Benedettini, make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then admire the local landmark of Fontana dell'Amenano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Catedrale Sant'Agata V.M. Catania.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Catania road trip app.

You can drive from Agrigento to Catania in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Messina.
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Messina, Italy — 1 night

Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario della Madonna di Montalto, get great views at Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re, admire the local landmark of Fontana di Nettuno, admire the masterpieces at Museo Regionale Interdisciplinare, then enjoy the sea views from Faro di Capo Peloro, and finally don't miss a visit to Basilica Santuario S.Antonio.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Messina travel route planner.

Getting from Catania to Messina by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Salerno.
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Salerno, Italy

Unspoilt Gem of the Amalfi Coast

While often overshadowed by the Amalfi Coast's array of quaint villages, Salerno has become one of the region's main areas for culture and entertainment, while remaining relatively unmarked by tourism.
For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Salerno route builder app.

Do a combination of ferry and train from Messina to Salerno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and car. In February in Salerno, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll set off for Caserta on the 25th (Sat).
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Caserta, Italy

Caserta is the capital of the province of Caserta in the Campania region of Italy. On the 25th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Casa Museo Domenico Mondo and then see where the action happens at Anfiteatro Campano e Museo dei Gladiatori.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Caserta trip maker.

Getting from Salerno to Caserta by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Salerno in February, Caserta is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bari.
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Bari, Italy — 1 night

Gateway to Apulia

Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 25th (Sat), shop like a local with Baart Gallery and then get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare e Murat.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bari day trip app.

Traveling by car from Caserta to Bari takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bari are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Patras.
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Patras, Greece — 1 night

Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Patras, snap pictures at Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery, then awaken your taste buds at Guide me in Greece tours, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ekklisia Tou Agiou Andrea.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Patras online holiday builder.

Drive from Bari to Patras in 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In February in Patras, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kiato.
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Kiato, Greece — 1 night

Kiato is a town in the northern part of Corinthia in the Peloponnese, Greece. On the 28th (Tue), explore the ancient world of West Court of Heraion of Perachora.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Kiato tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Patras to Kiato. In February, Kiato is slightly colder than Patras - with highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thessaloniki.
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Thessaloniki, Greece — 2 nights

Mother of Israel

A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 1st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Aristotelous Square.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Kiato to Thessaloniki. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Blagoevgrad.
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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria — 1 night

Blagòevgrad is а city in southwestern Bulgaria, the administrative centre of Blagoevgrad Municipality and of Blagoevgrad Province, with a population of 70,881 inhabitants. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Varosha Ethnographic Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Church, browse the different shops at Largo Mall, take in the dramatic natural features at Stob's Pyramids, then learn about winemaking at Medi Valley Winery, and finally stroll around Park Bachinovo.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Blagoevgrad day trip planning website.

Drive from Thessaloniki to Blagoevgrad in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Thessaloniki in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 1°C in Blagoevgrad. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sofia.
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Sofia, Bulgaria — 3 nights

Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
St. Alexander Nevski Cathedral and Saint Sofia Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of illusions Sofia and National Museum of History. Get out of town with these interesting Sofia side-trips: Pernik (Underground Mining Museum & Regional History Museum Pernik). And it doesn't end there: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Boyana Church, take a stroll through Vitosha Boulevard, and shop like a local with Zelena gallery.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sofia attractions app.

Traveling by car from Blagoevgrad to Sofia takes 1.5 hours. March in Sofia sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Plovdiv.
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Plovdiv, Bulgaria

City of the Seven Hills

Though it is often seen as merely a stopover city, Plovdiv is actually a lively university town with bohemian cafes, a thriving art scene, and exciting nightlife.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Plovdiv trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Sofia to Plovdiv by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in Plovdiv sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. You'll set off for Veliko Tarnovo on the 7th (Tue).
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Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria — 2 nights

Veliko Tarnovo is a city in north central Bulgaria and the administrative centre of Veliko Tarnovo Province.Often referred to as the "City of the Tsars", Veliko Tarnovo is located on the Yantra River and is famously known as the historical capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire, attracting many tourists with its unique architecture. Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Asen's Monument, examine the collection at Museum of illusions Veliko Tarnovo, take in the views from Vladishki Bridge, then explore the historical opulence of Tsarevets, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Nativita, and finally explore the ancient world of Nicopolis ad Istrum. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Interactive Museum of Industry, examine the collection at Open Air Ethnographic Museum ETAR, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sokolski Monastery, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Satire and Humor, and finally make a trip to Samovodska Charshiya Complex.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Veliko Tarnovo tour planner.

You can drive from Plovdiv to Veliko Tarnovo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Veliko Tarnovo can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Ruse.
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Ruse, Bulgaria — 1 night

Ruse is the fifth largest city in Bulgaria. To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Ruse sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Veliko Tarnovo to Ruse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Bucharest.
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Bucharest, Romania — 2 nights

The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
On the 11th (Sat), ponder the world of politics at Palace of Parliament, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", stroll around Herăstrău Park, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Biserica Sfantul Anton - Curtea Veche. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and then contemplate the long history of Stavropoleos Monastery.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Bucharest visit website.

Drive from Ruse to Bucharest in 1.5 hours. March in Bucharest sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Brasov.
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Brasov, Romania — 2 nights

With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with La Cabane Aux Images, don't miss a visit to The Time Tunnel, explore the historical opulence of Bran Castle (Dracula's Castle), step into the grandiose world of Rasnov Citadel, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Piaka Sfatului. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Brasov Historical Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Black Church (Biserica Neagra), enjoy breathtaking views from Black Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Biserica Buna Vestire, then contemplate the long history of Turnul Alb, and finally stroll through Poiana Brasov.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brasov trip planner.

Getting from Bucharest to Brasov by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Viscri.
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Viscri, Romania — 2 nights

Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Racos Volcano, then delve into the distant past at Cetatea Rupea, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Emerald Lake.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Viscri day trip planner.

Getting from Brasov to Viscri by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sighisoara.
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Sighisoara, Romania — 2 nights

As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Church on the Hill, and then take in panoramic vistas at Turnul Franghierilor. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the mystery of Casa Vlad Dracul, view the masterpieces at Art & Crafts, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, admire the striking features of The Fortified Church of Biertan, then make a trip to Sighisoara Clock Tower, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Dracula Investigation.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sighisoara road trip planning site.

You can drive from Viscri to Sighisoara in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. March in Sighisoara sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cluj-Napoca.
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania — 2 nights

Treasure City

The multicultural Cluj-Napoca is the capital of the historic region of Transylvania.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the ancient world of City Walls of Cluj, get engrossed in the history at Muzeon - Storytelling Jewish History Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Reformed Church of Cluj-Napoca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Salina Turda, identify plant and animal life at Cheile Turzii, walk around Simion Bărnuțiu Central Park, then examine the collection at The Pharmacy History Collection, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cetakuia Hill (Dealul Cetakuia).

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cluj-Napoca route planner.

Drive from Sighisoara to Cluj-Napoca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March in Cluj-Napoca, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Sibiu.
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Sibiu, Romania — 1 night

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
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Getting from Cluj-Napoca to Sibiu by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Sibiu can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to Arad.
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Arad, Romania — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make a trip to City Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Maria Radna, take in the views from Trajan Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anthony of Padua Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Sibiu to Arad takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 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.
On the 23rd (Thu), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then steep yourself in history at Hungarian National Museum, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Applied Arts. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Széchenyi Thermal Bath, then step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, and finally appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank.

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You can drive from Arad to Budapest in 3 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Arad to Budapest due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.
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Zagreb, Croatia — 7 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mark's Church and St. Francis of Assisi Church. Appreciate the collections at Image of War - War Photography Museum and Museum of Broken Relationships. Venture out of the city with trips to Franciscan Museum Karlovac (in Karlovac) and Varazdin (Ursuline Church of the Birth of Christ, Old Town, &more). And it doesn't end there: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Zagreb, and stop by Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

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Drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You will leave for Dubrovnik on the 1st (Sat).
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Dubrovnik, Croatia — 3 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.
Walls of Dubrovnik and Church of Saint Blaise will appeal to history buffs. Red History Museum and Sebastian Art Gallery & Art Shop will appeal to museum buffs. When in Dubrovnik, make a side trip to see Vlaho Bukovac House in Cavtat, approximately Cavtat away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, steep yourself in history at Fort Lovrijenac, brush up on your military savvy at Museum of Croatian War of Indepen, and get your bearings at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

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Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

Village of a Million People

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 (Tue), see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

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You can fly from Dubrovnik to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dubrovnik in April: high temperatures in Munich hover around 16°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.
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