13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
4
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Mining Museum and Bozso Gyujtemeny. Museum-lovers will appreciate House of Terror Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Take a break from Budapest with a short trip to Geszler Family Winery in Mor, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Budapest route builder.

New York City, USA to Budapest is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Budapest is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 40°F and lows are around 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Mining Museum, Bozso Gyujtemeny, Geszler Family Winery
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Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Mining Museum ©
Mining Museum
Geszler Family Winery ©
Geszler Family Winery

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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 6th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then steep yourself in history at Old Town Hall, and finally look for gifts at Koralkovy svet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tyrsovo nabrezie, then get engrossed in the history at Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum), and finally admire the masterpieces at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Bratislava sees daily highs of 41°F and lows of 31°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Old Town Hall ©
Old Town Hall
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©
Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum) ©
Bratislava City Museum (Mestske Muzeum)

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 8th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Die Burgkapelle (Home of the Vienna Boys' Choir) and then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In December in Vienna, expect temperatures between 41°F during the day and 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You'll explore and learn at Deutsches Historisches Museum and Topography of Terror. Get some historical perspective at Zionskirche (Iglesia de Sion) and Schloss Petzow. The adventure continues: stop by Mitte, wander the streets of Karl-Marx-Allee, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Berlin tour itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Schloss Petzow
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Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Deutsches Historisches Museum ©
Deutsches Historisches Museum
Mitte ©
Mitte

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