Two-Week Road Trip to North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria

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Set off on a grand 15-day Euro trip through North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. Visit multiple cities like Skopje, Tirana, Bar, Ioannina, and Kyustendil, each offering a unique experience unlike any other.

With this ultimate European tour package, you'll experience the essence of 5 incredible countries, each offering a tapestry of experiences that will leave you with lasting memories. You'll stay 2 nights in North Macedonia, 2 nights in Albania, 2 nights in Montenegro, 4 nights in Greece, and 4 nights in Bulgaria.

In the first leg of your journey, you'll find yourself in the heart of North Macedonia, a land filled with treasures waiting to be discovered. You’ll collect your chosen rental car in the city of Skopje and begin your adventure from there. Explore Skopje, where picturesque vistas and cultural gems await your exploration.

Next, prepare to be mesmerized by the diverse and vibrant landscapes of Albania. Immerse yourself in the allure of Tirana, Durrës, and Gjirokastra, where every street tells a story.

Continuing your journey, you'll step into the captivating realm of Montenegro. This country's charm is boundless, and you'll be impressed by the wonders of Bar, Stari Bar, Tomba, Petrovac na Moru, and Buljarica.

As your Euro trip unfolds, you'll find yourself in Greece. Greece offers a multitude of experiences to explore in destinations like Ioannina, Kastraki, Thessaloniki, and Edessa.

In the next phase of your Europe tour, you'll drive to Bulgaria. Look forward to enticing destinations, including Kyustendil, Bistritsa, Sofia, and Plovdiv, where you can savor its rich culture, splendid landscapes, and culinary delights.

Your multi-country road trip brings you close to some of Europe’s most iconic attractions and landmarks, such as Tirana’s Skanderbeg Square and Bar's iconic King Nikola's Palace. In Ioannina, marvel at the extraordinary Ioannina Castle. During your time in Kyustendil, appreciate the unforgettable Park "St. Vrach". From must-see attractions to breathtaking viewpoints, this meticulously crafted itinerary promises you a glimpse into the unique features of this region in Europe.

Throughout your tour, you’ll stay at some of the best accommodations along your route. Our recommendations always include options with varying levels of comfort, ranging from 3 to 5-star hotels that cater to various preferences and budgets.

Your ultimate multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria will not be complete without indulging in some retail therapy! Embark on a quest for a rare souvenir in each destination. Beyond the thrill of buying unique goods, it’s also an amazing opportunity to immerse yourself in local customs and interact with friendly locals at every stop.

By booking this holiday package, you can save yourself from the tedious task of researching and planning your road trip in Europe. We'll handle all the travel arrangements for your 15-day self-drive adventure in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. With our expertise, you can enjoy a hassle-free experience and focus on immersing yourself in incredible destinations without the stress of organizing every detail. This holiday deal also comes with 24/7 travel support and a step-by-step guide accessible via our mobile app to assist you throughout your journey.

Discover breathtaking landscapes, diverse cultures, and iconic landmarks in multiple European countries on one epic road trip! Travel across borders and experience the freedom of the open road as you create lifelong memories in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

Choose your travel dates today and start planning your unforgettable multi-country road trip with Guide to Europe!

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Hotel, 14 nights
Rental car, 15 days
CDW Insurance
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Personal travel agent
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Destinations

Sofia - city in BulgariaSofia / 3 nights
Photo of aerial view of the city Durres, Albania.Durrës / 1 night
Epirus - region in GreeceIoannina / 1 night
Photo of Saint George is a Medieval Bulgarian Church in the town of Kyustendil, Bulgaria.Sandanski
Bar - city in MontenegroBar / 2 nights
Panoramic view of Skopje town with Vodno hill in the background.Skopje / 2 nights
Tirana County - region in AlbaniaTirana / 1 night
Thessaloniki Municipal Unit - city in GreeceThessaloniki / 3 nights
Кюстендил -  in BulgariaKyustendil / 1 night
Photo of aerial view of historical protected town of Gjirocaster , Southern Albania.Gjirokastra
meteora greeceMeteora
Photo of panoramic aerial view of Edessa Waterfall, Central Macedonia, Greece.Edessa
Photo of aerial view of Plovdiv, Bulgaria.Plovdiv

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Photo of aerial drone view of iconic historic landmark ,old byzantine White Tower of Thessaloniki or Salonica, North Greece.White Tower of Thessaloniki
Photo of aerial drone panoramic view of iconic landmark Aristotelous square in the heart of Thessaloniki or Salonica, North Greece.Aristotelous Square
Photo of Sunset over monastery of Rousanou and Monastery of St. Nicholas Anapavsa in famous greek tourist destination Meteora in Greece.Meteora
South Park
Borisova Gradina Park
St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
Old Bazaar, Chair, Skopje, Municipality of Chair, City of Skopje, Skopje Region, North MacedoniaOld Bazaar
Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis
Photo of Waterfall in the park of the city of Edessa, Greece.Waterfalls Park, Edessa
Tsar Simeon Garden
Park "Zaimov"
Sofia Zoo, R-7276261, R-186382, R-4283101Sofia Zoo
Photo of sunset aerial view of the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria.National Palace of Culture
The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos, 1st District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, GreeceThe Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos
Singing Fountains
photo of view of Arch of Galerius and Rotunda, Thessaloniki, Greece.Arch of Galerius and Rotunda
North Park
Photo of famous ruins of Ali Pasha's palace and the Tower of Bohemond in the old byzantine castle of Ioannina, Greece.Ioannina Castle
Park "Geo Milev
Ivan Vazov" National Theater
photo of view of Agia Sofia Square travel guide, Thessaloniki, Greece.Agias Sofias Square
photo of View of a fruits and vegetables stand at the outdoor market Kapani in Thessaloniki Greece,Thessaloniki Greece.Kapani
Photo of Eagles' bridge in Sofia, Bulgaria.Eagles' Bridge
Photo of Skanderbeg square with flag, Skanderbeg monument and The Et'hem Bey Mosque in the center of Tirana city, Albania.Skanderbeg Square
Castle of Gjirokastra, Gjirokastër, Gjirokastra, Gjirokastër County, Southern Albania, AlbaniaCastle of Gjirokastra
Park "St. Vrach", Sandanski, Blagoevgrad, BulgariaPark "St Vrach
Photo of Skopje Zoo, Macedonia.Skopje Zoo
photo of view ofAtatürk useumM, Thessaloniki, Greece.Atatürk useumM
photo of Perama Cave, Greece,Perama  Greece.Cave of Perama
Sveta Nedelya Church
Fortress Old Bar, Stari Bar-dio, Stari Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroFortress Old Bar
Heptapyrgion of Thessalonica, 3rd District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, GreeceHeptapyrgion of Thessalonica
Cathedral Church of Agia Sophia of Thessalonica, 1st District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, GreeceCathedral of Agia Sophia Thessaloniki
Photo of Archaeological Museum of Macedonia and famous Stone Bridge in downtown of Skopje.Stone Bridge in Skopje
Skopje City ​​Park, Centar, Skopje, Municipality of Centar, City of Skopje, Skopje Region, North MacedoniaSkopje City Park
Durres Amphitheatre, Durrës, Bashkia Durrës, Durrës County, Northern Albania, AlbaniaDurres Amphitheatre
Photo of grand park in Tirana viewed behind a fountain on an artificial lake, Albania.Grand Park of Tirana
Photo of entrance to Bunk'Art 2 museum in Tirana, Albania.Bunk’Art 2
photo of view of Stock Photo ID: 323530922  Bliznaka (Twin) Lake in Rila mountain, Bulgaria,Bistritsa Bulgaria.Rila
Youth Park, Njësia Bashkiake Nr. 10, Tiranë, Tirana Municipally, Tirana County, Central Albania, AlbaniaParku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
Memorial House of Mother Teresa, Centar, Skopje, Municipality of Centar, City of Skopje, Skopje Region, North MacedoniaMemorial House of Mother Teresa
King Nikola's Palace, Topolica, Bar, Bar Municipality, MontenegroKing Nikola's Palace
Photo of National Gallery of Macedonia or Daut Pasha Hamam in the centre of Skopje city, North Macedonia.Čifte Hammam
Photo of beautiful view of the Skopje Fortress (Kale Fortress) in Skopje, Macedonia.Skopje Fortress
Photo of St. Clement’s Church in Ohrid, North Macedonia.Church of St Clement of Ohrid
Photo of town of Petrovac beach and coastline aerial view, archipelago of Montenegro.Petrovac, Budva
Photo of the 2,000 year old olive tree, Stara Maslina near to Stari Bar, Montenegro.Stara Maslina
Kastio Castle
Photo of sea and sky with boats, rocks, a bright sunny day, clear water blue sea at Petrovac Buljarica beach, Montenegro.Buljarica
Photo of fortress in the Stari Grad Bar or Bar Old Town, a small town in Montenegro.Old Town Bar
Sandanski Archaeological Museum, Sandanski, Blagoevgrad, BulgariaSandanski Archaeological Museum
Старый город Гирокастры
Suli An,Skopje,North Macedonia.Suli An
Paragliding wild beauty Montenegro, Budva Municipality, MontenegroParagliding wild beauty Montenegro
Paragliding training

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Day 1

Day 1 – Skopje - arrival day

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Your unforgettable multi-country road trip in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria begins the moment you arrive in the awe-inspiring city of Skopje in North Macedonia. You’ll check in at a top-rated hotel and stay in Skopje for 1 night.

Catch an early flight to North Macedonia to enjoy as much time as possible exploring Skopje before it’s time to hit the road and drive to your next destination. Discover the city’s rich history, breathtaking sights, and lively atmosphere with visits to the most popular attractions.

Make your way to your chosen hotel. Check-in typically starts between 2 and 4 PM in Skopje. Make yourself at home and enjoy some downtime before heading out again.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of North Macedonia's delectable cuisine at one of Skopje's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Reserve a table at Restaurant Skopski Merak, a renowned restaurant in Skopje. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 3,862 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Pelister while in Skopje. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 2,679 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Skopje at St. Patrick, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,104 customers.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Amigos, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Amigos has earned an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 1,337 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at The Gallery Café, a crowd-favorite. Around 1,212 customers have rated their experience at The Gallery Café an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Temov brewery belongs to the list of the best bars in Skopje, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 878 bar-goers.

Your multi-country road trip in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria has only just begun. Brace yourself for more exciting days to come as you cross country borders in the comfort of your rental car and discover the most unique attractions, activities, and foods of each destination.

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Day 2

Day 2 – Skopje and Tirana

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  • Tirana
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Drive 300 km, 5 hours 20 min

  • Memorial House of Mother Teresa
  • Church of St Clement of Ohrid
  • Skopje Fortress
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Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 2 of your multi-country journey across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 2 vibrant destinations - Skopje in North Macedonia and Tirana in Albania. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Tirana where you'll spend 1 night of well-deserved relaxation.

In Skopje, the extraordinary Mother Theresa Memorial House awaits. This attraction is a valued museum that boasts an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,599 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Skopje is the spectacular Church of St. Clement of Ohrid. This attraction is a cathedral that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,638 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

You could then travel to the amazing Skopje Fortress. This local archaeological site and wonder has an overall review score of 4.2 out of 5 stars from 1,854 visitors, proving its popularity among travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Skopje and set your GPS to Tirana, Albania. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 4 hours 46 min. Upon reaching Tirana, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Tirana.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Tirana boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Albania.

Make a reservation at ejona, a popular dining spot in Tirana. Its reputation for being a popular dining spot shines through its 4.8 out of 5-star rating from 802 satisfied diners.

Make a reservation at Artigiano at Vila while indulging in the charm of Tirana. This restaurant offers a delicious menu reflected with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, cherished by 1,092 discerning connoisseurs.

Indulge in the flavors of Restaurant Piceri Era "Blloku", a treasured establishment in Tirana. Its diverse menu promises to tantalize your palate and elevate your dining experience. Known for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,065 satisfied guests.

If you’re looking for a bar to end the evening at, many locals recommend Komiteti Bar - Tiranë, claiming it’s one of the best in the city. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 715 customers.

Another popular place to go for a drink is Salt Rest. It is rated an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 586 customers.

Tirana International Hotel & Conference Center is a place where you can easily spend an hour or two of fun or relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,494 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 3

Day 3 – Tirana and Bar

  • Tirana
  • Bar
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Drive 154 km, 3 hours 15 min

  • Bunk’Art 2
  • Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
  • Skanderbeg Square
  • Grand Park of Tirana
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Dive into day 3 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. Today's main destinations are Tirana in Albania and Bar in Montenegro, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Bar. You’ll stay here for 2 nights.

You'll enjoy easy access to the most remarkable sights in Tirana, including the outstanding Bunk’Art 2. Having an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 4,293 reviews, this fascinating museum and attraction is one of the top travel destinations in the city.

Tirana is also home to the captivating Rinia Park, a local park considered one of the highlights of the city. About 2,691 visitors have rated this incredible site with 4.4 out of 5 stars, proving its popularity.

The extraordinary Skanderbeg Square is another unforgettable place you can visit on this leg of your journey in Tirana. This extraordinary square and tourist hot spot boasts a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 8,412 travelers.

A trip to the wonderful Grand Park of Tirana will inspire you. Visitors have rated their experience at this amazing urban park and attraction an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars in 3,933 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Tirana, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Set course for Montenegro! Under favorable conditions, your drive to Bar may take around 2 hours 42 min. Upon your arrival in Bar, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Bar of your choice.

As the sun sets on day 3 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Bar's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Montenegro to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the town’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Bar has them.

Don't miss out on experiencing Caffe Pizzeria Perbacco, a renowned dining spot in Bar. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 618 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Le Petit Chateau Restoran while immersing yourself in Bar. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 547 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Kraljevska Plaža, a beloved dining establishment within Bar. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 458 satisfied customers.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at Nice Vice, a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the town. Nice Vice boasts an impressive 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 273 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at YOUR TIME, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. YOUR TIME has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 210 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, KARUBA PIZZA & PUB. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5-star from 210 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Bar as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 4

Day 4 – Bar

  • Bar
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Drive 13 km, 47 min

  • Paragliding training
  • King Nikola's Palace
  • Stara Maslina
  • Old Town Bar
  • Fortress Old Bar
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Greet day 4 of your multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria with a smile and start your day with a hearty breakfast. You will return to Bar for your remaining 1 night in the town later today, but first, it’s time for some exploring! On the agenda for this day, you’ll find only the best things to see and do in Bar in Montenegro.

Paragliding training is a travelers’ favorite in Bar, and today you’ll have the opportunity to discover it too! This one-of-a-kind attraction is rated an average of 5 out of 5 stars from 3 visitors.

In Bar, don’t miss King Nikola's Palace, a great museum and place to see in the city. This outstanding attraction has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 1,908 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Bar, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Tomba may take around 8 min. Upon your arrival in Tomba, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

A favorite among locals and travelers alike in Tomba is the fantastic Stara Maslina. As an appreciated important tree and local gem in the area, Stara Maslina has earned an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars in 1,585 reviews.

As you’ve unraveled the marvels of Tomba, it’s time to gear up for the next part of your road trip adventure. Under favorable conditions, your drive to Stari Bar may take around 5 min. Upon your arrival in Stari Bar, you’ll be greeted with the opportunity to do some sightseeing and exploring.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Stari Bar is the magnificent Old Town Bar. Around 939 visitors have rated this excellent museum and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Fortress Old Bar on this leg of your adventure in Montenegro. This attraction is a well-known sightseeing destination that has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 5,033 travelers.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Stari Bar and set your GPS to Bar. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 10 min. Upon reaching Bar, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Bar. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Montenegro in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Ресторан Арія. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Bar has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 484 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Mornar should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Bar, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 358 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Pascucci. This highly regarded restaurant in Bar has earned a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 279 satisfied guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Las Ramblas, one of the top bars in the town. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Las Ramblas has earned an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 274 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Dublin Pub, a crowd-favorite. Around 71 customers have rated their experience at Dublin Pub an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars.

Food House belongs to the list of the best bars in Bar, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 71 bar-goers.

Take in the ambiance of Bar as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 5

Day 5 – Bar and Durrës

  • Durrës
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Drive 193 km, 3 hours 51 min

  • Kastio Castle
  • Petrovac, Budva
  • Paragliding wild beauty Montenegro
  • Buljarica
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On day 5 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 3 destinations, Petrovac na Moru in Montenegro and Durrës in Albania. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Durrës, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Petrovac na Moru today.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Petrovac na Moru, home to many well-known sights in the region, is a lovely destination on today’s itinerary. Keep in mind that your travel time from Bar to Petrovac na Moru may take around 31 min without traffic disruptions. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

One place travelers keep coming back to in Petrovac na Moru is the magnificent Kastio Castle. Around 1,434 visitors have rated this excellent point of interest and travel destination an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars.

We also recommend you explore the amazing Petrovac, Budva on this leg of your adventure in Montenegro. This attraction is a well-known natural feature that has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from around 1,632 travelers.

The remarkable Paragliding Beauty Montenegro is known to be one of the best places to visit in Petrovac na Moru, and its average rating of 5 out of 5 stars from 118 traveler reviews is proof.

Buljarica’s wonders await as you prepare for another journey on the road, leaving the breathtaking surroundings of Petrovac na Moru behind. This drive usually takes around 7 min. Buljarica welcomes you with a multitude of unique vacation experiences.

After an exciting day of sightseeing, it’s time to check in at your accommodation in Durrës. This is not only a place to sleep but your home away from home, offering a warm welcome after a long day on the road.

In the evening, prepare to be amazed by Durrës’s regional flavors and culminate your day with a toast. We’ve curated a guide to the city’s culinary and nightlife hotspots to enhance your experience during your multi-country vacation in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

Reserve a table at 4 Stinët, a renowned restaurant in Durrës. This culinary gem and its flavorful dishes have captured the hearts of food enthusiasts. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.1 out of 5-star rating from 921 guests.

Ensure you experience culinary excellence at Gusto di Mare & Sushi Time while in Durrës. This dining establishment presents an exquisite menu that has received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, acclaimed by 488 discerning diners.

Experience a taste of Durrës at Te Peku Restorant, a popular local restaurant. With a menu designed to impress, it promises a journey of flavors that will leave you captivated. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 268 customers.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Sunset Bar, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Sunset Bar has charmed many with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 279 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Illyrian Garden, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Illyrian Garden captures hearts with its 4.8 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 97 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on SEMA, another local party gem in Durrës. This bar has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 375 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Celebrate day 5 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 6

Day 6 – Durrës and Ioannina

  • Durrës
  • Gjirokastra
  • Ioannina
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Drive 290 km, 4 hours 22 min

  • Durres Amphitheatre
  • Старый город Гирокастры
  • Castle of Gjirokastra
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On day 6 of your multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria, you will get a true taste of the freedom a self-drive vacation in Europe entails. Today’s travel plans include stops at the most scenic, wondrous, and interesting places to see in Durrës in Albania and Ioannina in Greece. In the evening, you’ll end up in Ioannina, where you will stay for 1 night.

Something that makes Durrës the perfect holiday destination is that the city offers easy access to many popular places of interest, like the outstanding point of interest, Durrës Amphitheatre. This local gem has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 4,314 visitors.

After soaking in Durrës’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Gjirokastra. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 2 hours 38 min. When you arrive in Gjirokastra, it's time to take a break from the road.

A tour of Gjirokastra is not complete without a visit to the famous Старый город Гирокастры. This incredible point of interest and attraction has an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars from 253 travelers.

Make the most of your Gjirokastra travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Castle of Gjirokastra. This point of interest and unique destination is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 7,244 travelers.

After soaking in Gjirokastra’s unique atmosphere, jump into the car with a full heart and drive in the direction of your next destination: Ioannina, Greece. Expect your car journey to take a minimum of 1 hour 29 min. When you arrive in Ioannina, it's time to take a break from the road.

Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination.

After a long day of discovery, it's time to settle in at a top-rated hotel in Ioannina. Indulge in well-deserved rest and rejuvenation, preparing for the continued adventure that lies ahead.

As the day slows down and turns into evening, we encourage you to indulge your taste buds at one of the top-rated restaurants in Ioannina. After a delicious dinner, experience the local nightlife or unwind at one of the city’s most popular bars.

Have a delightful culinary experience when you dine at ΨΗΣΤΑΡΙΑ ΤΑΒΕΡΝΑ "Ο ΣΑΚΗΣ". Favored by many foreign travelers and locals, this restaurant in Ioannina boasts a carefully curated and enticing menu. Its delectable dishes have earned it an impressive rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from around 885 visitors.

Another dining spot you shouldn’t miss while in Ioannina is Balsamico. It has garnered a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 5,077 diners thanks to its impeccable menu options and flavors.

Experience a celebration of flavors when you dine in at Φρόντζου Πολιτεία - Frontzu Politia Restaurant, in Ioannina. Its delightful menu and flavorful dishes have earned it a stellar rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 4,712 satisfied customers.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Spitaki με θέα. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,243 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Παλιά Αγορά. This popular bar in Ioannina is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 1,278 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love Scala. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Scala has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 909 reviews.

Relax, recharge, and look forward to what tomorrow holds. The opportunities are endless with a European self-drive tour!

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Day 7

Day 7 – Ioannina and Thessaloniki

  • Ioannina
  • Thessaloniki
  • Meteora
  • More

Drive 330 km, 4 hours 47 min

  • Ioannina Castle
  • Cave of Perama
  • Meteora
  • More

Embark on another extraordinary experience on day 7 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, where you’ll be making 3 stops. The highlights of today include the wonderful destinations of Ioannina in Greece. At the end of the day, you will enjoy the comforts of a top-rated hotel in Thessaloniki, your home for 3 nights.

A tour of Ioannina is not complete without a visit to the famous Ioannina Castle. This incredible castle and attraction has an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 11,505 travelers.

Make the most of your Ioannina travel adventure by seeing another popular site, the wonderful Cave of Perama. This show cave and unique destination is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,774 travelers.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Kalambaka. This car ride takes around 1 hour 43 min.

Embrace the thrill of the open road as you wave goodbye to Kalambaka and set your GPS to Thessaloniki. While on the road, immerse yourself in your favorite road trip tunes or sample the sounds from a local radio station. This car ride usually takes around 2 hours 43 min. Upon reaching Thessaloniki, unwind, observe, and explore. The best things to do, see, and eat are waiting for you.

Take some time off from the road, it’s time to check in at a top-rated stay in Thessaloniki. Choose a hotel where you can gently let go of the day’s excitement and enjoy some peace and relaxation.

If you're eager to sample culinary delights during your multi-country road trip in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria, you'll be excited to head out for dinner and get a taste of the local cuisine in Thessaloniki. After dinner, head out to a bar to reminisce about your day and raise a toast to this stop on your road trip.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Kanoula. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Thessaloniki has received a 4.8 out of 5-star rating from around 2,335 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, rOOTS should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Thessaloniki, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 2,104 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Kitchen Bar. This highly regarded restaurant in Thessaloniki has earned a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 9,067 satisfied guests.

Wrap up your evening by visiting the renowned Pulp, a must-visit hotspot in the city of Thessaloniki. This bar has garnered an impressive average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars, backed by 1,573 delighted customers.

Alternatively, quench your thirst at the popular Wall by Wall, consistently rated 4.5 out of 5 stars in reviews.

Or, for an authentic local recommendation, head over to Loupino Restaurant, one of the top-rated bars in Thessaloniki, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 3,657 satisfied customers.

Savor the moment and raise a toast to yet another amazing day of your vacation in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria! Enjoy your evening in Thessaloniki to the fullest by mingling with the locals at a bar, taking a stroll around the city center, or simply just relaxing.

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Day 8

Day 8 – Thessaloniki

  • Thessaloniki
  • Edessa
  • More

Drive 180 km, 3 hours 20 min

  • Waterfalls Park, Edessa
  • Kapani
  • Aristotelous Square
  • White Tower of Thessaloniki
  • The Umbrellas by Zongolopoulos
  • More

On day 8, you will wake up in Thessaloniki with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 2 nights left in Thessaloniki before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

As the day unfolds, you’ll be delighted to find that the city of Thessaloniki boasts an array of restaurants and bars catering to every budget. Take this opportunity to sample the distinctive flavors of Greece.

For a memorable dining experience, be sure to visit Giok Balik. Known for its excellent cuisine and commitment to quality dishes, this restaurant in Thessaloniki has received a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from around 4,336 happy diners.

When seeking local-favorite dining spots, Sebriko should be on your list. Situated in the heart of Thessaloniki, it has become a beloved food venue for its delicious menu. It boasts a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,978 satisfied diners, a testament to its favored status.

Ready for a culinary adventure? Book a table at Charoupi. This highly regarded restaurant in Thessaloniki has earned a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, thanks to its flavorful dishes and positive reviews from 2,912 satisfied guests.

Spend the night with your favorite cocktail in hand at Tribeca. This bar is among the most recommended in the city, with an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 3,262 customers.

Embrace relaxation as you toast to a fantastic night at Castra- All Day Terrace Bar. This popular bar in Thessaloniki is a local favorite with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 2,882 customers.

If you want to check out another bar in the area, you’ll love The Blue Cup | Creative bar. This bar is known for its many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. The Blue Cup | Creative bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,254 reviews.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 9

Day 9 – Thessaloniki

  • Thessaloniki
  • More

Drive 7 km, 49 min

  • Heptapyrgion of Thessalonica
  • Atatürk useumM
  • Arch of Galerius and Rotunda
  • Cathedral of Agia Sophia Thessaloniki
  • Agias Sofias Square
  • More

Wake up and see what day 9 of your great European road trip in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria has in store for you! You will be staying in Thessaloniki for 1 night before continuing your journey to the next destination.

Before this memorable day of your vacation comes to a close, treat your palate to a taste of Greece's delectable cuisine at one of Thessaloniki's best restaurants. After a nice meal, enhance your vacation experience by enjoying the local nightlife or unwinding with a drink or two in the city’s most recommended bars.

Reserve your spot at The Rouga, a popular local restaurant in Thessaloniki. This culinary hotspot and its flavorful dishes have left a lasting impression on guests. Its dedication to culinary mastery is reflected by its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 2,900 satisfied guests.

Make it a priority to experience The Greek during your stay in Thessaloniki. This popular local restaurant offers an unparalleled menu, with a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 3,117 discerning guests.

Explore the culinary wonders of Palati Thessaloniki, a popular local gem in Thessaloniki. Its enticing menu promises a journey through flavors that will leave a lasting impression. Renowned for its impeccable service, it boasts a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,775 satisfied guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Menta, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Menta has earned an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 2,241 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Apallou, a crowd-favorite. Around 2,504 customers have rated their experience at Apallou an average of 4.4 out of 5 stars.

Kafodeio Greek belongs to the list of the best bars in Thessaloniki, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 2,095 bar-goers.

Celebrate day 9 of your multi-country road trip in Europe with a toast, and look forward to more memorable moments to come!

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Day 10

Day 10 – Thessaloniki and Sofia

  • Sandanski
  • Sofia
  • More

Drive 317 km, 4 hours 42 min

  • Sandanski Archaeological Museum
  • Park "St Vrach
  • Rila
  • More

Experience an unparalleled adventure on day 10 of your multi-country journey across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. This exciting part of your road trip invites you to discover the renowned landmarks in 3 vibrant destinations - Kyustendil in Bulgaria. After a day filled with exploration and new experiences, you will retreat to Sofia where you'll spend 3 nights of well-deserved relaxation.

Set your GPS to Kyustendil, Bulgaria and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 47 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Kyustendil beckons with new experiences!

In Kyustendil, the extraordinary Sandanski Archaeological Museum awaits. This attraction is a valued church that boasts an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 566 travelers' reviews.

Another of the best travel destinations in Kyustendil is the spectacular Park "St. Vrach". This attraction is a park that is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 6,684 visitors, making it a captivating highlight for all travelers.

Set your GPS to Bistritsa and hit the road. Expect a journey of approximately 1 hour 30 min without stops. Soak in the beautiful landscapes as you drive and look forward to exploring your next destination. Bistritsa beckons with new experiences!

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Bistritsa today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Rila. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 3,899 visitors.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Sofia. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 6 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

An exhilarating day of exploring and driving will have you longing for a comfortable bed at the end of the day. Fortunately, Sofia’s top hotels offer a lovely retreat at day’s end. Choose from options ranging from budget to luxury.

By dinnertime, you’ll be ready to savor the tastiest bites and enjoy the lively vibes in central Sofia. From mouthwatering restaurants to happening bars, we've got the inside scoop on where to eat and drink at this stop on your multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

Don't forget to book a table at Hadjidraganov's Houses Restaurant, a well-known eatery in Sofia. This popular restaurant and its sumptuous cuisine have won the hearts of food lovers. Its commitment to a delicious menu is evident in its 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 4,010 satisfied guests.

Ensure you visit Restaurant "Staria Chinar" while exploring Sofia. This popular restaurant offers a delicious menu, distinguished with a rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 2,717 discerning guests.

Immerse yourself in the culinary delights of Art Club Museum, a popular restaurant in Sofia. With a menu designed to delight, it ensures a dining experience that transcends the ordinary. Its reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 2,570 discerning diners.

Order some of the best-tasting cocktails and celebrate the night away at Bar Friday. This famous bar in Sofia has a rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 3,410 customers.

You can also check out an equally popular bar in the area, The Cocktail Bar. This amazing place never disappoints with its variety of drinks and fantastic ambiance. The Cocktail Bar has received an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,814 customers.

If you want to visit another bar, we recommend One More Bar. This bar offers guests many choices of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to pair with a great night, helping it earn an average rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars from 2,228 customers.

As the night falls in Sofia, take a moment to savor the experiences of the day. Wash away your fatigue with a drink, or lay back and relax at your hotel, and look forward to another thrilling day of your multi-country journey across Europe.

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Day 11

Day 11 – Sofia

  • Sofia
  • More

Drive 24 km, 1 hour 6 min

  • South Park
  • National Palace of Culture
  • Borisova Gradina Park
  • Eagles' Bridge
  • Sofia Zoo
  • More

Day 11 of your multi-country road trip promises a full day of discoveries in beautiful Sofia. Enjoy time off the road as you’ll be staying in the city for 2 nights more before hitting the road again.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Sofia. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Bulgaria in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Don't miss out on experiencing The Wrong Bar, a renowned dining spot in Sofia. This restaurant's rich flavors have left a lasting impression on diners. Its dedication to culinary perfection is evident in its 4.6 out of 5-star rating from 1,293 satisfied guests.

Make a reservation at Taj Mahal Restaurant while immersing yourself in Sofia. This distinguished restaurant offers imaginative dishes, with a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 1,423 guests.

Discover the culinary treasures of Luciano, a beloved dining establishment within Sofia. Its exquisite menu promises to tantalize your taste buds and transport you to culinary bliss. Renowned for its exceptional service, it has earned a 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,291 satisfied customers.

For a sip of relaxation, head over to Halbite Beer Hall, a top-notch spot in the city scene. Whether you're unwinding solo or with pals, Halbite Beer Hall has charmed many with its 4.3 out of 5-star rating, as attested by 2,280 happy guests.

Or, join the buzz at Lime Cafe & Cocktails, where locals and fellow explorers gather for good times and good chats. Lime Cafe & Cocktails captures hearts with its 4.5 out of 5-star rating, drawing acclaim from 1,223 merry-makers.

And don't miss out on 5 Corners Pub, another local party gem in Sofia. This bar has an average rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars from 1,463 reviews, highlighting its charm and popularity in the area.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 12

Day 12 – Sofia

  • Sofia
  • More

Drive 17 km, 1 hour 19 min

  • North Park
  • Park "Zaimov"
  • St Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • Sveta Nedelya Church
  • Ivan Vazov" National Theater
  • More

On day 12, you will wake up in Sofia with an entire day of wonders ahead of you! You still have 1 night left in Sofia before it’s time to get back on the road and continue your European tour across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

As the sun sets on day 12 of your multi-country road trip in Europe, prepare for a culinary journey. Navigate through Sofia's top restaurants and eateries, each offering a local taste of Bulgaria to remember your trip by. After a fulfilling dinner, dive into the city’s local nightlife. Whether you prefer the bustling energy of popular pubs or want to take in the ambiance of a quiet bar, Sofia has them.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Mamma Mia Ltd, an acclaimed dining establishment in Sofia. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,252 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Island Restaurant while experiencing the best of Sofia. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,035 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Марайа Класик / Maraia Classic, an elegant culinary destination in Sofia. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,002 previous guests.

Quench your thirst after a long day of adventure at K. E. B. A. , a prime hotspot for fun and relaxation seekers in the city. K. E. B. A. Boasts an impressive 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,055 customers.

Or, try the exciting drinks at By the Way, a vibrant place where locals and travelers converge for spirited toasts and amazing stories. By the Way has an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from 909 customers.

As the sun dips below the horizon, make a stop at another famous bar in the area, Грийн бар. This bar is a local favorite, with an impressive rating of 4.3 out of 5-star from 909 customers.

Take in the ambiance of Sofia as this vacation day slowly comes to an end. Whether you’re going bar hopping or you decide on a quiet night at your hotel, you have another exciting day of your road trip to look forward to!

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Day 13

Day 13 – Sofia and Kyustendil

  • Plovdiv
  • Sofia
  • Kyustendil
  • More

Drive 411 km, 5 hours 7 min

  • Park "Geo Milev
  • Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis
  • Tsar Simeon Garden
  • Singing Fountains
  • More

Dive into day 13 of your remarkable multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. Today's main destinations are Reduta in Bulgaria, where you will have the opportunity to experience all the top things to see and do. At the end of the day, you’ll unwind at one of the finest accommodations in Kyustendil. You’ll stay here for 1 night.

This outstanding travel destination inspires so many travelers each year.

Once you're ready to continue your road trip, it's time to buckle up and drive, eagerly anticipating your arrival in Plovdiv. This drive usually takes around 1 hour 37 min, without any stops or traffic disruptions.

Explore multiple popular travel destinations in Plovdiv today. Begin your sightseeing with a visit to the outstanding Ancient Theatre of Philippopolis. This attraction boasts an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars from 17,603 visitors.

Next, discover the charms of the popular “Tsar Simeon Garden” Park. This incredible attraction and park holds an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, thanks to 15,346 visitors.

According to travelers in Plovdiv, the extraordinary Singing Fountains is a must-see attraction. This crowd-favorite destination and park is rated an average of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 12,362 visitors.

Continue your road trip and head to your next destination, Kyustendil. This car ride takes around 2 hours 57 min.

Relax your senses after a day of exhilarating activities and fun exploration. Retreat to one of the best accommodations in Kyustendil.

As the sun dips under the horizon, freshen up and head out to discover the best dining spots in Kyustendil. Check out our recommendations on where to wine and dine while seeing this marvelous destination in Bulgaria in a new light. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax, mingle with the locals, and raise a toast to your unforgettable road trip vacation in Europe.

Make sure to book a table at Restaurant Friends, a popular restaurant in Kyustendil. This acclaimed restaurant and its mouthwatering dishes have earned the admiration of food lovers. Its commitment to culinary excellence is evident in its 4.7 out of 5-star rating from 3,791 satisfied guests.

Do not miss the opportunity to dine at Pizza Royal Kyustendil during your stay in Kyustendil. This popular dining spot boasts a tantalizing menu, earning a remarkable rating of 4.3 out of 5 stars, esteemed by 673 satisfied guests.

Savor the flavors of Hotel Ramira, a renowned dining destination in Kyustendil. Offering a menu that's sure to please, it has a gained 4.5 out of 5-star rating from 593 satisfied guests.

If you’re in the mood for a drink, visit Passione, one of the top bars in the city. An excellent place to unwind and enjoy a refreshing evening drink, Passione has earned an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars from 680 customers.

Alternatively, you could enjoy a toast with locals and other travelers at Vintage bar and dinner, a crowd-favorite. Around 201 customers have rated their experience at Vintage bar and dinner an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Vogue belongs to the list of the best bars in Kyustendil, and its ratings and reviews are proof of this claim. This bar is rated an average of 4.6 out of 5 stars by 63 bar-goers.

Spend the evening looking over your itinerary for tomorrow and reminisce about what you’ve seen and done so far on your European road trip adventure. New experiences await!

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Day 14

Day 14 – Kyustendil and Skopje

  • Skopje
  • More

Drive 141 km, 2 hours 27 min

  • Suli An
  • Čifte Hammam
  • Old Bazaar
  • Skopje Zoo
  • More

On day 14 of your exciting European self-drive vacation in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria, you’ll soak in the magnificence of 2 destinations, Skopje in North Macedonia. When you’re not exploring the city and its surrounding areas, take time to relax at your selected hotel in Skopje, where you’ll be staying for 1 night.

When you’re ready to jump back into the car and say goodbye to Kyustendil, you’ll hit the road in the direction of Skopje, North Macedonia. Witness the landscapes transform as you cross the border to North Macedonia. This drive usually takes around 2 hours 13 min. When you arrive, enjoy some sightseeing.

Fasten your seatbelt and make your way to your next stop. Upon arrival, we highly recommend checking out some of the top attractions.

After a long day of driving and exploring, you’ll check in at a top-recommended hotel in Skopje of your choice.

After a day of exploration and awe-inspiring sights, it’s time to replenish your strength. Make the most of this stop on your multi-country road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria by rewarding yourself with a taste of Skopje’s local cuisine. After dinner, head out to a bar to relax or mingle with the locals and raise a toast to your exciting road trip adventure.

Plan ahead and secure a table at Restaurant „Gino“, an acclaimed dining establishment in Skopje. This restaurant and its exquisite cuisine have earned the admiration of diners far and wide. Its commitment to culinary excellence shines through its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,901 satisfied guests.

Do not overlook the culinary excellence of Old City House while experiencing the best of Skopje. This renowned restaurant presents a refined menu, distinguished with an exceptional rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, celebrated by 1,632 discerning diners.

Indulge in the rich flavors of Restaurant Baba Cana, an elegant culinary destination in Skopje. A menu crafted to perfection guarantees a dining experience that will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Its stellar reputation is reflected in its 4.4 out of 5-star rating from 1,357 previous guests.

A visit to a top-rated local bar is one of the most refreshing ways to cap off a beautiful night in Skopje. At Центар Бар, you can enjoy a mix of fun and relaxation. This bar is rated an average of 4.3 out of 5 stars by 875 customers.

Alternatively, unwind and relive your best memories of this day of your adventure at Café Capri, another popular bar in the city. Customers have rated this fantastic bar an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars in 646 reviews.

Van Gogh Bar is also one of the best places in Skopje where you can let loose and enjoy some celebratory drinks. This bar has an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars from 550 customers.

Go to bed happy and look forward to a good night’s sleep as soon as your head hits the pillow. Your European tour continues tomorrow!

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Day 15

Day 15 – Skopje - departure day

  • Skopje - Departure day
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  • Skopje City Park
  • More

On day 15 you have reached the last destination of your European road trip. Catch one last glimpse of Skopje before it’s time to leave.

Depending on how much time you have before your departure, you may want to engage in some last-minute shopping or souvenir hunting. Get some unique items to remind you of your great European road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria. If shopping isn’t your thing, visit some of the lesser-known attractions you have yet to discover.

As your final day in North Macedonia unfolds, don’t miss the chance for a last-minute shopping spree in Skopje’s shopping district. Your accommodation’s convenient location near the city’s shopping area offers the luxury of time, so you don’t have to limit yourself from leisurely strolling its streets amidst a collection of establishments.

Look for the perfect gift for your loved ones back home, or buy yourself a little keepsake to remind you of North Macedonia.

Get a last taste of North Macedonia’s tasty traditional food. Choose from a curated list of the best local food and drink spots in Skopje and enjoy what may be your last vacation meal of this trip. Look forward to recreating these distinct culinary experiences in your own kitchen later to remind you of your unforgettable road trip across North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria.

The time has come to say farewell to Skopje for now. You will realize that you’re traveling home with more than you came with as you look back at your 15-day European road trip in North Macedonia, Albania, Montenegro, Greece, and Bulgaria with fond memories. Safe travels!

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