19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Zakopane, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Kuchl, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Split, Croatia
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town. On the 16th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Warsaw road trip website.

Riga, Latvia to Warsaw is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Riga to Warsaw, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zakopane.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Zakopane, Poland

— 2 nights

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Spas as well as Dolina Pieciu Stawow Polskich. On the 16th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Zakopane trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Warsaw to Zakopane in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Warsaw in July, expect little chillier with lows of 12°C in Zakopane. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Spas · Outdoors

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Zakopane to Prague by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Zakopane in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Prague. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Kuchl.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Kuchl, Austria

— 2 nights
Kuchl is a market town in the Hallein district of Salzburg, Austria.GeographyKuchl is situated in the broad valley of the Salzach river, part of the Salzburg Tennengau region. On the 20th (Tue), experience rural life at Bio-Hofkaserei Furstenhof.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Kuchl itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Kuchl takes 5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Kuchl can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
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 21st (Wed): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Straža Bled. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Golden Horn Fairyland, take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St John the Baptist, and finally explore the activities along Lake Bohinj.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kuchl to Bled takes 2.5 hours. In July in Bled, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Split.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Split, Croatia

— 1 night

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 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum of Senses Split, enjoy the sand and surf at Bacvice Beach, pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Roko, then examine the collection at Froggyland, and finally make a trip to Split Synagogue.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Split holiday builder.

Drive from Bled to Split in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Bled in July, things will get a bit warmer in Split: highs are around 36°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the striking features of Minceta Fortress, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, then browse the exhibits of Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Brsalje Street, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Dubrovnik Beer Company. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery, make a trip to Prijeko street, make a trip to Love Stories Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik day trip planning site.

Getting from Split to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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 27th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, then get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Vienna online route planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in July, Vienna is slightly colder at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, enjoy the sand and surf at Roman Beach, then steep yourself in history at Citadel, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), walk around Margaret Island, examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Budapest travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

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 30th (Fri): snap pictures at Stary most, enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then take an in-depth tour of Bratislava City Museum (Muzeum Mesta Bratislavy), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery.

Plan trip to Bratislava with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kutna Hora.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

— 1 night

City of Silver

A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St Barbara's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint James, then step into the grandiose world of Vlassky dvur, and finally get engrossed in the history at Bohemian Museum of Silver.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kutna Hora road trip site.

Getting from Bratislava to Kutna Hora by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Historic Sites · Museums

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): steep yourself in history at Latran houses, steep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery, and then steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Kutna Hora to Cesky Krumlov in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites

Poland travel guide

4.6
Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Landmarks
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
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.

Slovenia travel guide

4.2
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.

Croatia travel guide

4.4
Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · National Parks
Once situated on the edge of empires between the Balkans and Central Europe, Croatia represents a land of great natural diversity and rich cultural heritage. Croatian cultural tourism relies on the charming juxtaposition of contrasts. Venetian palaces sit next to Napoleonic forts, Viennese mansions face Socialist Realist sculpture, and early Slavic churches built on the sites of ancient Roman settlements offer countless sightseeing opportunities. Croatia's museums present the main stages of the history of Europe. The country's sapphire seawater and long coastline speckled with islands draws visitors, as do numerous nature reserves, marinas, ancient fortified towns, and sandy and rocky beaches. In recent years, Croatia's shoreline has become a famed center for nautical tourism and naturism, and is a promising diving destination. Hikers explore outdoor landscapes of canyons, underground grottoes, dramatic waterfalls, stony peaks, and scenic lakes of the Dinaric Alps, which hug the coastline. Inland areas showcase mountain resorts, national parks, pine forests, vineyards, and spas.

Hungary travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · Thermal Spas · Government Buildings
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 

Slovakia travel guide

3.9
Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.