38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Ghent, Belgium
— 1 night
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paderborn, Germany
— 1 night
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Wolfsburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Timisoara, Romania
— 2 nights
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Krka National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Starigrad-Paklenica, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Ghent road trip app.

Dunkirk, France to Ghent is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. March in Ghent sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Ghent

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Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Atomium. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin) and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Te Boelaerpark.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Antwerp travel route planner.

You can drive from Ghent to Antwerp in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In March, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paderborn.

Things to do in Antwerp

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

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Paderborn, Germany

Paderborn ©
As a home to some of Germany's most recognizable computer-tech companies, such as Siemens, Paderborn rebuilt itself as a center for higher education and information technology after World War II.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get interesting insight from Altenbeken Viaduct, get outside with Externsteine, and then identify plant and animal life at Adlerwarte Berlebeck.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Paderborn trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Antwerp to Paderborn in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Antwerp in March, plan for little chillier days in Paderborn, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Wolfsburg.

Things to do in Paderborn

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 15 — 16:
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Externsteine ©
Externsteine
Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn) ©
Paderborn Cathedral (Dom zu Paderborn)
Adlerwarte Berlebeck ©
Adlerwarte Berlebeck

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Wolfsburg, Germany

Wolfsburg ©
Rather distinct among German cities, Wolfsburg arose in the first half of the 20th century as a somewhat planned urban area.
On the 16th (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wolfsburg.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Wolfsburg online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Paderborn to Wolfsburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Wolfsburg

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Science Center phaeno ©
Science Center phaeno
Dankwarderode Castle ©
Dankwarderode Castle
Schloss Wolfsburg ©
Schloss Wolfsburg

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 18th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, then contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, and then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building.

Discover how to plan a Berlin trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Wolfsburg to Berlin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 20:
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
On the 20th (Wed), take in the views from Charles Bridge. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and finally get in on the family fun at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 23:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, and then examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Vienna day trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 26:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Devin Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, head outdoors with Magio Beach, explore the activities along Tyrsovo nabrezie, then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Mar 26 — 28:
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Heroes' Square. There's still lots to do: test the waters at a local thermal spa, get to know the resident critters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and kick back and relax at Roman Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip builder website.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Timisoara.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Spas
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Timisoara, Romania

Timisoara ©
Timișoara is the capital city of Timiș County, and the main social, economic and cultural centre in western Romania.The third most populous city in the country, with 319,279 inhabitants as of the 2011 census, Timișoara is the informal capital city of the historical region of Banat. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Timisoara Historical Center, don't miss a visit to Piata Victoriei, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Unirii Square and then walk around Dendrological Park.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Timisoara trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Timisoara takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Timisoara can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Belgrade.

Things to do in Timisoara

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 1 — 3:
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Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral ©
Timisoara Orthodox Cathedral
Timisoara Historical Center ©
Timisoara Historical Center
Piata Victoriei ©
Piata Victoriei

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Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade ©
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): wander the streets of Skadarlija, contemplate the long history of Kalemegdan, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ada Ciganlija. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then wander the streets of Knez Mihailova, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sava Temple.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Belgrade road trip app.

Getting from Timisoara to Belgrade by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Timisoara to Belgrade, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in Belgrade are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:
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Kalemegdan ©
Kalemegdan
Ada Ciganlija ©
Ada Ciganlija
St. Sava Temple ©
St. Sava Temple

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo ©

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bascarsija, see the interesting displays at War Childhood Museum, then contemplate the long history of Sebilj Brunnen (Fountain), and finally shop like a local with Ferhadija Pedestrian Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sarajevo visit site.

You can drive from Belgrade to Sarajevo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Split.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 7:
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War Childhood Museum ©
War Childhood Museum
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque ©
Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque

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Split, Croatia

Split ©

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Split travel planner.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Split in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Krka National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 7 — 9:
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Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Marjan Park ©
Marjan Park

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Krka National Park, Croatia

Krka National Park ©
On the 9th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Visovac Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): explore the activities along Source of the River Cetina, then admire the sheer force of Manojlovac waterfall, then delve into the distant past at Knin Fortress, and finally steep yourself in history at Burnum - principum.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Krka National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Split to Krka National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Starigrad-Paklenica.

Things to do in Krka National Park

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:
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Visovac Monastery ©
Visovac Monastery
Knin Fortress ©
Knin Fortress
Source of the River Cetina
Source of the River Cetina

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Starigrad-Paklenica, Croatia

Starigrad-Paklenica ©
Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Vecka Kula, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jurja Church, then step into the grandiose world of Fortica Castle, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Sv. Duh.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Starigrad-Paklenica online visit planner.

Drive from Krka National Park to Starigrad-Paklenica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Krka National Park in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Starigrad-Paklenica, with lows around 7°C. You will leave for Plitvice Lakes National Park on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Starigrad-Paklenica

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 11 — 13:
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Fortica Castle ©
Fortica Castle
St. Jurja Church ©
St. Jurja Church
Vecka Kula ©
Vecka Kula

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, explore the striking landscape at Veliki Prstavac, then look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Starigrad-Paklenica to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 13 — 15:
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and then take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Zagreb trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. April in Zagreb sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): see the interesting displays at House of Illusions.

Plan a trip to Ljubljana easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In April in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:
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House of Illusions ©
House of Illusions

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