18 days in Austria, Germany & Italy Itinerary

18 days in Austria, Germany & Italy Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
3
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

3
nights
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and have fun and explore at ZOOM Kindermuseum.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary site.

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to Vienna is an approximately 8-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In September, Vienna is colder than Riyadh - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 5th (Sat), examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, thenexplore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, thensteep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along English Garden, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, explore the world behind art at Glyptothek, thensteep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip planner.

You can fly from Munich to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 12th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the waterfront views at Riva del Carbon, thenadmire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice planner.

Fly from Berlin to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Ratto della Sabina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, thentake in the views from Ponte Vecchio, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, thenadmire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and finally examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence route website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and make a trip to Roman Forum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome vacation planning website.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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