27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Warsaw, Poland — 1 night

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then appreciate the history behind Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Warsaw day trip planner.

London, UK to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Kazmierz The Former Jewish District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, shop like a local with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, and browse the exhibits of Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Krakow tour itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Vaci Streetfor plenty of shopping. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Eger (Dobo Square, Bolyki Pinceszet, &more). There's lots more to do: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery, contemplate the long history of Devin Castle, then take in the exciting artwork at Multium - space and mirror gallery, then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina).

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Bratislava itinerary maker.

Drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarkt. Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Maria Am Gestade are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna visit app.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Vienna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Brno.
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Brno, Czech Republic — 2 nights

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
On the 8th (Mon), Head underground at Cave Balcarka and then explore the fascinating underground world of Moravian Karst. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Lookout Mountain Cow, head outdoors with Svaty Kopecek v Mikulove, and then play a few rounds at Srdecna.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Brno journey website.

Getting from Vienna to Brno by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Brno are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Lobkowicz Palace. Spend the 12th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague travel route builder tool.

Drive from Brno to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 4 nights

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Popular historic sites such as Altstadt and Cologne Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Mosel Valley and Messel Pit Fossil Site. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Rothenburg (Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Town Walls, &more), Winzerhof Kremer (in Grossheubach) and Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Old Jewish Cemetery.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt vacation planner.

You can fly from Prague to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Potsdamer Platz. Visit East Side Gallery and Memorial of the Berlin Wall for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin online trip builder.

Getting from Frankfurt to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly back home.
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