11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly
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Padua, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): wander the streets of Lesser Town, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle. On the next day, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

To see ratings and more tourist information, use the Prague online trip itinerary maker.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Václav Havel Airport Prague, Brno-Tuřany Airport and Ostrava Leos Janáček Airport. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 1 night

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.
On the 11th (Sun), appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, then don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow trip website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Padua.
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Padua, Italy — 1 night

Holy City

Padua is a picturesque city with a dense network of arcaded streets opening into large communal piazze (squares).
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Casa Ezzelino, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa degli Eremitani - World Heritage Site, pause for some serene contemplation at Scrovegni Chapel, then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Padua sightseeing planner.

Fly from Krakow to Padua in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Padua when traveling from Krakow in September, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bled vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Padua to Bled takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a train. Traveling from Padua in September, plan for little chillier nights in Bled, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, then appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest driving holiday website.

Drive from Bled to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): make a trip to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and finally make a trip to Michalska Brana.

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You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace.

To see maps and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Czech Republic travel guide

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From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.
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Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.
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Hungary travel guide

4.1
Historic Sites · Government Buildings · Nightlife
Breadbasket of Europe
Because tourism throughout the whole country is not as popular as in other European countries, much of the natural beauty of Hungary has not been developed or exploited. Visitors today are drawn to the unspoiled picturesque landscape, the capital metropolis surrounded by charming small towns and villages, and the plethora of thermal baths. The country's number of well-preserved archaeological ruins, castles, cathedrals, and medieval towns provide opportunities to those wanting a taste of European history. With the opportunity to explore both time-worn architecture and notable natural surroundings in every region, Hungary provides sightseeing opportunities with the amenities of traditional tourist destinations. 
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Slovakia travel guide

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Landmarks · Castles · Monuments
Heart of Europe
A land of magnificent castles, untouched nature, and rich cultural heritage, Slovakia is a jewel in the heart of Europe that's waiting to be discovered. Larger cities such as Bratislava and Kosice feature historic architecture and offer numerous sightseeing opportunities and exciting art scenes, while the traditional villages are the perfect place to get acquainted with local customs. Some of the country's most popular tourist destinations are its numerous spa resorts, famous for their therapeutic properties, and a selection of wooden churches, many of which are World Heritage Sites. Those looking for nature's attractions can enjoy everything from the thick forests and snowy peaks of the Tatra Mountains, to one of Europe's largest concentrations of subterranean caves. The country's cuisine reflects its multi-cultural history and is a definite must-try.
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Austria travel guide

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Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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