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
— 3 nights
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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.
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

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.
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius 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 examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

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

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Andrassy Avenuefor plenty of shopping. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Eger (Dobo Square, Bolyki Pinceszet, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, and take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest day trip planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.
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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.
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

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarkt. Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Maria Am Gestade, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and stop by Xocolat.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online vacation planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 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

Moravian Manchester

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

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.
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. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, visit Lesser Town, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip app.

Traveling by car from Brno to Prague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Popular historic sites such as Würzburg Residence and Messel Pit Fossil Site are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Mosel Valley and Altstadt. Venture out of the city with trips to Rothenburg (Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., Town Walls, &more), Cologne Cathedral (in Cologne) and Wurzburg (St. Kilian Cathedral & Fortress Marienberg). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Winzerhof Kremer and explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Jewish Cemetery.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Prague to Frankfurt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Visit East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, visit Potsdamer Platz, 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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