6 days in Vienna, Ljubljana & Italy Itinerary

6 days in Vienna, Ljubljana & Italy Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights


Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Collection of Old Musical Instruments, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus, then make a trip to Stephansplatz, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Warsaw, Poland to Vienna is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. You'll set off for Ljubljana on the 25th (Sat).
Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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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 25th (Sat): head off the coast to Bled Island, then explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then snap pictures at Cobblers' Bridge, and finally stop by Chocolate store Cukrcek. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ljubljana Old Town, take in the views from Triple Bridge, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and finally make a trip to Ljubljana Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Ljubljana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Venice.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ljubljana in February, things will get somewhat warmer in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
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Italy travel guide

Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.