11 days in Europe Itinerary

11 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly to Trieste, Shuttle to Bled
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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.
On the 9th (Fri), make a trip to Golden Lane, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sat): take a stroll through Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Prague trip builder app.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, and finally pause for some photo ops at Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow holiday planning app.

Getting from Prague to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to fly to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, admire the striking features of Palazzo Confalonieri, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Milan road trip planning website.

Getting from Krakow to Milan by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Krakow in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Milan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): awaken your taste buds at Wine Tasting Bled, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Milan to Bled takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, expect Bled to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Budapest.
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Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Wineries
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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.
On the 14th (Wed), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, then contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Budapest road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bled to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In September in Budapest, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time 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): don't miss a visit to The Grassalkovich palace - Presidential palace, get to know the fascinating history of Bratislava Old Town, then contemplate the long history of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana.

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You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can 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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Third Man Museum, make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Vienna by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.
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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

3.8
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

4.5
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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