27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
2
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
6
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
10
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
11
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
12
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
13
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
14
Florence, Italy
— 1 day
15
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Margaret Island, Matthias Church and Buda Castle. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Margaret Island and then pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Budapest online sightseeing planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Budapest is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Abu Dhabi to Budapest, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in May, things will get much colder in Budapest: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Heroes' Square ©
Heroes' Square
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Hofburg as well as Belvedere Palace. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, thenadmire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, thenexamine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Letna Park as well as Prague Castle. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, thenwalk around Letna Park, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks
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Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): make a trip to Reichstag Building and then make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and then admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Großer Tiergarten ©
Großer Tiergarten
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 Keukenhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Keukenhof, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Keukenhof
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Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, make a trip to The Markt, thentake in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally trek along Bruges Art Route. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at St Bonifacius Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, get to know the fascinating history of Walplein, take in the waterfront at Quai du Rosaire / Rozenhoedkaai, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sint-Janshuismolen, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bruges day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Bruges takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Tours Historic Sites Trails
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Walking tours
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood

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Paris, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, thencapture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, and finally admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, thenlearn about all things military at The Army Museum, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Photography Tours
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): stop by Ciutat Vella, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, thenadmire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and then walk around Parc Guell.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online itinerary maker.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in May, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Transportation Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Zurich and Limmat. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Old Town, head outdoors with Hallenbad City, stop by Niederdorf, and admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Barcelona to Zurich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in May; daily highs in Zurich reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Limmat ©
Limmat

2
nights
Munich, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the natural beauty at Hofgarten, and then don't miss a visit to Eisbach Wave.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Zurich to Munich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Tours Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 26 — 27:
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Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle

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nights
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 28th (Thu), explore the activities along Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice road trip website.

Drive from Salzburg to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Salzburg in May, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pisa road trip planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Pisa are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado ©
Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Palazzo Blu ©
Palazzo Blu

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday planner.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites
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Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the galleries of Welcome to Rome, thenadmire the local landmark of Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta and then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rome visit planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Rome when traveling from Florence in May, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
La Pieta ©
La Pieta
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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