18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
Fly:
4​h 45​min
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:
4​h 15​min
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
train:
4​h 15​min
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:
2​h 30​min
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:
3​h 15​min
Brno, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:
3​h 30​min
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
bus + train:
6​h 30​min
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Prague, Czech Republic

2
days
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz, then browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens, then kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See, and finally stop by Fassbender & Rausch Chocolatiers am Gendarmenmarkt. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Ritter Sport Bunte Schokowelt, take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally stop by Konditorei Rabien.

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London, UK to Berlin is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Berlin due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from London in January: high temperatures in Berlin hover around 3°C and lows are around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Innsbruck.

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Potsdamer Platz
Charlottenburg Palace
Strandbad Tegeler See

2
days
Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Ambras Castle and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): stop by Speckeria, then steep yourself in history at Golden Roof, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck custom trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Innsbruck in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Spas & Wellness
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Swarovski Crystal Worlds
Ambras Castle
Golden Roof

2
days
Vienna, Austria

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 10th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Hohe Wand Wiese and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. On the next day, take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 3°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Budapest.

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Ringstrasse
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
days
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then test the waters at a local thermal spa, then look for gifts at BookCafé - Lotz Hall, and finally take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, then admire the striking features of Matthias Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Danube, and finally steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Promenade Memorial.

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Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Brno.

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Sightseeing Historic Sites Spas
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Andrassy Avenue
Fisherman's Bastion

2
days
Brno, Czech Republic

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Technical museum and then explore the historical opulence of Pernstejn Castle. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Olympia Brno, do a tasting at Sonberk, then explore the historical opulence of Špilberk Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brno vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Brno in 3.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Brno can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites Sightseeing Wineries

Side Trips

Sonberk, Pernstejn Castle
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Pernstejn Castle
Špilberk Castle

2
days
Krakow, Poland

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.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the fascinating underground world of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then wander the streets of Jewish District (Kazimierz), and then get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Wawel Royal Castle, then examine the collection at Lost souls alley, and finally shop like a local with The Cloth Hall.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Krakow vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Brno to Krakow in 3.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Sightseeing Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle

6
days
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Pilsner Urquell Brewery and Vridelni kolonada. Take a break from the city and head to Czech Paradise and Cayman Travel. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, look for gifts at PALLADIUM Shopping Center Prague, and shop like a local with National Gallery in Prague - Kinský Palace.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Drive from Krakow to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Krakow in January, Prague is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Sightseeing Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cayman Travel | Bohemian Saxon Switzerland Tours, Czech Paradise, Vridelni kolonada, Pilsner Urquell Brewery
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Prague Astronomical Clock
Prague Castle
Old Town Square

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