24 days in Europe Itinerary

24 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Budapest, Hungary
Drive:  2 h 30 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Rust, Germany
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: Budapest, Hungary

2
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and Rathausplatz. Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunner Gardens and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, and make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Vienna is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien ©
Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz
Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek ©
Oesterreichische Nationalbibliothek

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like St Barbara's Church and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost. Family-friendly places like St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Prague Zoo will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, take a stroll through Hradcany, visit Lesser Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Prague online journey maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St Barbara's Church, Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
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St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral ©
St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost ©
Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost
St Barbara's Church ©
St Barbara's Church

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov and then contemplate the long history of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Cesky Krumlov takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

2
nights
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

Garmisch-Partenkirchen ©
Nestled within the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch-Partenkirchen offers a classic mountain feel along with world-class winter sports.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Bannwaldsee, thensteep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, and then take in the awesome beauty at Zugspitze.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Garmisch-Partenkirchen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Garmisch-Partenkirchen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Garmisch-Partenkirchen sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Schloss Linderhof, Bannwaldsee, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Partnachklamm ©
Partnachklamm
Zugspitze ©
Zugspitze

2
nights
Rust, Germany

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
On the 21st (Sun), find something for the whole family at Europa-Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Munsterplatz and then admire the striking features of Freiburger Münster.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rust day trip planning site.

You can drive from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Rust in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Freiburg im Breisgau
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Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park
Freiburger Münster ©
Freiburger Münster
Munsterplatz
Munsterplatz

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Explore hidden gems such as Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Civita di Bagnoregio. Bring the kids along to San Donato Church and Piazza del Popolo. Venture out of the city with trips to Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto (in Spoleto), Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica) and Orvieto (Duomo di Orvieto & Pozzo di San Patrizio). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rome online journey maker.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Rust to Rome in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, Rome is a bit warmer than Rust - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

Orvieto, San Donato Church, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto, St. Peter's Square, Civita di Bagnoregio
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Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura ©
Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto ©
Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta Spoleto
San Donato Church ©
San Donato Church

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at San Gimignano 1300 and Camposanto. Kids will enjoy Loggia dei Lanzi and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Torre del Mangia, Centro Storico di Siena, &more), Historic Centre of San Gimignano (in San Gimignano) and Duomo di Pisa (in Pisa). Dedicate the 28th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Castello di Monteriggioni, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Galgano.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Florence road trip planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa, Le mura di Lucca, Castello di Monteriggioni
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San Gimignano 1300 ©
San Gimignano 1300
Castello di Monteriggioni ©
Castello di Monteriggioni
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Dorsoduro and Torre dell'Orologio will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to libreria Acqua alta and Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and visit Cannaregio.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Venice road trip site.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Torre dell'Orologio ©
Torre dell'Orologio
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
libreria Acqua alta ©
libreria Acqua alta

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stop by Ljubljana Old Town, thendon't miss a visit to Prešeren Square, thenstroll through Vintgar Gorge, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Triple Bridge, Head underground at Postojna Cave, and then step into the grandiose world of Predjama Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana travel route planner.

You can drive from Venice to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in August, with highs in Ljubljana at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Postojna, Vintgar Gorge
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Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Room Escape Games
Prešeren Square ©
Prešeren Square

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