16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
5
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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2
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.
On the 11th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Prague trip maker app .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Prague is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Prague is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Dubai in September, things will get cooler in Prague: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church, and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip tool .

You can fly from Prague to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

1
night
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 14th (Mon), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Hohematte Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and finally explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Zurich to Interlaken by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trümmelbachfälle, Lake Brienz
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, examine the collection at Postal Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Florin, and finally don't miss a visit to Burg Gutenberg.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vaduz trip tool .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Vaduz takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Burg Gutenberg
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Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle
Burg Gutenberg ©
Burg Gutenberg
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then make a trip to Marienplatz.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Munich trip planner .

Drive from Vaduz to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
English Garden ©
English Garden

1
night
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 18th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, then go deep underground at Salzwelten, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt route tool .

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

5
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, test the waters at a local thermal spa, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest attractions website .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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