16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
subway + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: San Francisco, United States

5
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Old Town Square, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Petřín.

Plan my day in Prague using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Francisco, USA to Prague is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of subway and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Prague, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

#Tours, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Oswiecim (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Old Town, examine the collection at Oskar Schindler's Factory, and don't miss a visit to Main Market Square.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Krakow trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Tours

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
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Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum ©
Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Spend the 11th (Wed) immersed in therapeutic waters at a local thermal spa. And it doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Budapest attractions website .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

#Spas, #Historic Sites, #Museums
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Thermal Spas
Parliament ©
Parliament
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

3
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.
Vienna is known for museums, parks, historic sites, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, explore the world behind art at Albertina, and stop by FreyWille.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)
Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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