55 days in Europe Itinerary

55 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Ronda, Spain
— 1 night
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Granada, Spain
— 1 night
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Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
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Taormina, Italy
— Few hours
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Messina, Italy
— Few hours
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— Few hours
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 day
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Lyon, France
— 2 nights
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Toulouse, France
— 1 night
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 1 night

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Royal Palace of Madrid, Prado National Museum, Plaza Mayor, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum and then contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Palacio de Cibeles, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and then stroll around Parque Madrid Rio.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid trip itinerary planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Madrid is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Madrid, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Madrid at 87°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Ronda.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum

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Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©

City of Dreams

Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
You've added Baños Arabes, Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, Alameda Del Tajo, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor, then delve into the distant past at Baños Arabes, then explore the striking landscape at El Tajo de Ronda, and finally stroll through Alameda Del Tajo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ronda tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Ronda in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Granada.

Things to do in Ronda

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda
Baños Arabes ©
Baños Arabes
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor ©
Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor

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Granada, Spain

Granada ©

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Generalife, Alhambra and Mirador de San Nicolas. Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Generalife, step into the grandiose world of Alhambra, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Granada planning app.

Traveling by train from Ronda to Granada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in June, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife
Alhambra ©
Alhambra

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, Platja La Malvarrosa, Playa de Pinedo, and other attractions you added. On the 19th (Sat), admire the striking features of Central Market of Valencia and then stroll through Playa de Pinedo. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Platja La Malvarrosa and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valencia travel route planning app.

Getting from Granada to Valencia by train takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Valencia can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias
Platja La Malvarrosa ©
Platja La Malvarrosa
Playa de Pinedo ©
Playa de Pinedo

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You've added Parc Guell, Ciutadella Park, El Barri Gòtic, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, then stroll around Ciutadella Park, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Valencia to Barcelona by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train; or drive. When traveling from Valencia in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Syracuse.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional ©
Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional

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Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ortigia, Duomo di Siracusa and Fountain of Diana. On the 23rd (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa, head off the coast to Ortigia, and then admire the local landmark of Fountain of Diana.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Syracuse trip maker website.

You can fly from Barcelona to Syracuse in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Taormina.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Siracusa ©
Duomo di Siracusa
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Fountain of Diana ©
Fountain of Diana

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Taormina, Italy

Taormina ©
With its warm island weather and cliffside location overlooking the Ionion Sea, Taormina has been one of Sicily's most popular getaway destinations since the early 19th century.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chiesa Madonna della Rocca as well as Ancient Theatre of Taormina. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Ancient Theatre of Taormina and then take in the pleasant sights at Chiesa Madonna della Rocca.

Plan a Taormina trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can take a train from Syracuse to Taormina in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Messina.

Things to do in Taormina

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Ancient Theatre of Taormina ©
Ancient Theatre of Taormina
Chiesa Madonna della Rocca ©
Chiesa Madonna della Rocca

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Messina, Italy

Messina ©
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get great views at Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Messina route planning website.

Drive from Taormina to Messina in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, daytime highs in Messina are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Naples.

Things to do in Messina

Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re ©
Tempio Votivo di Cristo Re

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Neapolis Buried, Underground Naples and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Naples travel planner.

Traveling by train from Messina to Naples takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in June, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
The Neapolis Buried ©
The Neapolis Buried

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rome road trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. June in Rome sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica ©
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've added Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence Academy of Fine Arts, Ponte Vecchio, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 65°F in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Museo Nazionale del Bargello ©
Museo Nazionale del Bargello
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Venice, Italy

Venice

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Venice trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 87°F, while nighttime lows are 67°F. You'll set off for Innsbruck on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Venice

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zirbenweg as well as Altstadt von Innsbruck. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Zirbenweg.

To find maps and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by train from Venice to Innsbruck takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in July; daily highs in Innsbruck reach 78°F and lows reach 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Zirbenweg ©
Zirbenweg
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
You've added St. Peter's Church, Marienplatz, English Garden, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll around Maximilian Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Munich online journey planner.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salzburger Altstadt, Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and then don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Munich to Salzburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna

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.
You've added Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), Karlskirche, Historic Center of Vienna, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Karlskirche ©
Karlskirche

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Holocaust Memorial Center, Liberty Statue, Buda Castle, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and then relax and rejuvenate at Széchenyi Thermal Bath. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, then step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, then contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, and finally see the interesting displays at Holocaust Memorial Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip maker website.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 83°F and lows of 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©

Slavic Rome

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Planty Park, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, and other attractions. On the 15th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and then get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Krakow vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Budapest to Krakow in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
You've added Prague Astronomical Clock, Lobkowicz Palace, St. Vitus Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sat), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague road trip planner.

You can take a train from Krakow to Prague in 9.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You've added Reichstag Building, Brandenburg Gate, The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For maps and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planning website.

You can take a train from Prague to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cologne.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gross St. Martin, Praetorium, Museum Ludwig, and other attractions. On the 22nd (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Gardens Flora and then don't miss a visit to Cologne Cathedral. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig, then delve into the distant past at Praetorium, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gross St. Martin.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cologne road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Berlin to Cologne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In July in Cologne, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Gross St. Martin ©
Gross St. Martin
Praetorium ©
Praetorium

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rijksmuseum as well as Van Gogh Museum. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Amsterdam vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Cologne to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Ghent.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
You've added Ghent City Center, Graslei and Korenlei, Saint Bavo's Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ghent City Center, get to know the fascinating history of Graslei and Korenlei, and then contemplate the long history of Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Gravensteen and then wander the streets of Patershol.

To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ghent online day trip planner.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Ghent in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Ghent sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Gravensteen ©
Gravensteen
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

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Paris, France

Paris ©

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You've added Place de la Concorde, Musee de l'Orangerie, Louvre Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Ghent to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Ghent, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, Vieux Lyon, Place des Jacobins, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), wander the streets of Place des Jacobins, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, visit The Presqu'ile, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lyon journey planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Lyon sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Geneva.

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Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Palais des Nations, Genève as well as Cathedrale de St-Pierre. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): admire the striking features of Cathedrale de St-Pierre and then ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

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You can take a train from Lyon to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Lyon.

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Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre
Palais des Nations, Genève ©
Palais des Nations, Genève

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Lyon, France

Lyon ©

Culinary Capital of France

Your day by day itinerary now includes Fourviere Hill as well as Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Fourviere Hill.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Lyon day trip app.

Traveling by train from Geneva to Lyon takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Toulouse.

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Fourviere Hill ©
Fourviere Hill
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon ©
Gallo-Roman Museum of Lyon

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Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Canal de Brienne (Le), Quai de la Daurade and Jardin du Grand Rond. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Grand Rond, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Quai de la Daurade, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Canal de Brienne (Le).

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Traveling by train from Lyon to Toulouse takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 62°F. On the 5th (Thu), you'll travel to Lisbon.

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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
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Canal de Brienne (Le) ©
Canal de Brienne (Le)
Quai de la Daurade ©
Quai de la Daurade
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Jardin du Grand Rond

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lisbon itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Toulouse to Lisbon in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. August in Lisbon sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 63°F at night. On the 6th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks
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