8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Bled, Slovenia
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Como, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 1 night

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana online trip itinerary builder.

Jerusalem, Israel to Ljubljana is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia

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 17th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Ljubljana to Bled by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 2 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Innsbruck: Krimml Falls (Krimmler Wasserfalle) (in Krimml) and Achensee (in Maurach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alpenzoo, take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Innsbruck travel planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Innsbruck takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Interlaken.
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Interlaken, Switzerland — 1 day

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.
On the 21st (Thu), admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Interlaken takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Como.
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Como, Italy — 1 night

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Como online tour builder.

You can drive from Interlaken to Como in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Interlaken in July, with highs in Como at 34°C and lows at 21°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll travel to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 1 night

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 22nd (Fri): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice journey builder website.

Drive from Como to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

On the 23rd (Sat), take in the views from Dragon Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in July: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
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.
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Lake Como travel guide

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Gardens · Architectural Buildings · Churches
A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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