12 days in Budapest, Amsterdam & Rome Itinerary

12 days in Budapest, Amsterdam & Rome Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. Get some cultural insight at Matthias Church and Heroes' Square. Next up on the itinerary: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, stop by Repertory, look for all kinds of wild species at Sas Hill Nature Reserve, and wander the streets of Vaci Street.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

Cairo, Egypt to Budapest is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cairo to Budapest. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Cairo in December: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Van Gogh Museum and Leidseplein. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of Red Light District, contemplate the waterfront views at Het Twiske, and stop by The Jordaan.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in December; daily highs in Amsterdam reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Museums Parks
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. Take a break from the city and head to Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Colle del Gianicolo. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in January: highs in Rome hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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