8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 2 nights
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Podgorica, Montenegro
— 1 night
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Shkoder, Albania
— 1 night
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Tirana, Albania
— 1 night
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Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 2 nights

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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.
Sarajevo is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Sarajevo War Tunnel, snap pictures at Latin Bridge, explore the world behind art at Galerija 11/07/95, and get engrossed in the history at War Childhood Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sarajevo trip planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Sarajevo is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Sarajevo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sarajevo, with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Podgorica.

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Sarajevo War Tunnel ©
Sarajevo War Tunnel
Galerija 11/07/95 ©
Galerija 11/07/95
Bascarsija ©
Bascarsija

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Podgorica, Montenegro

Podgorica
One of Europe's most relaxed and newest capital cities, Podgorica sits on the confluence of two rivers, with two sides of it offering two different options for exploring.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Virpazar Stone Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Morača River.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Podgorica road trip planning app.

You can drive from Sarajevo to Podgorica in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of car and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Shkoder.

Things to do in Podgorica

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

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Morača River
Morača River
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ ©
Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ
Virpazar Stone Bridge
Virpazar Stone Bridge

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Shkoder, Albania

Shkoder ©
Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years.
On the 19th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Shkodra Lake, then step into the grandiose world of Rozafa Castle, then examine the collection at Marubi National Museum of Photography, and finally admire the striking features of Former Palace of King Nikola I.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Shkoder online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Podgorica to Shkoder takes 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Shkoder can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Tirana.

Things to do in Shkoder

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Rozafa Castle ©
Rozafa Castle
Shkodra Lake ©
Shkodra Lake
Marubi National Museum of Photography ©
Marubi National Museum of Photography

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Tirana, Albania

Tirana ©
Tirana, the largest city in Albania, represents one a lively and fast-paced metropolis.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Et`hem Bey Mosque, brush up on your military savvy at Bunk'Art 1, then get engrossed in the history at Muzeu Historik Kombetar, then brush up on your military savvy at BunkArt 2, and finally don't miss a visit to Skanderbeg Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tirana trip planner.

Drive from Shkoder to Tirana in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Shkoder in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Tirana, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Skopje.

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Muzeu Historik Kombetar ©
Muzeu Historik Kombetar
Skanderbeg Square ©
Skanderbeg Square
Bunk'Art 1 ©
Bunk'Art 1

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Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take a stroll through Old Bazaar, Skopje, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka, and then take in the history at Memorial House of Mother Teresa. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Kale, then take in the views from The Stone Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Macedonia Square, and finally snap pictures at Skopje Eye Bridge.

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

Traveling by car from Tirana to Skopje takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Tirana in August since evenings lows in Skopje dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Skopje

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods
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Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
Old Bazaar, Skopje ©
Old Bazaar, Skopje
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge

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