18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Vientiane, Laos
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Tromso, Norway
— 7 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Vientiane, Laos

3
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore hidden gems such as Heidelberg Castle (Schloss Heidelberg) and Romer. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Marburg (St. Elizabeth Church & Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum), Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park (in Bad Homburg) and Limburg Cathedral (in Limburg). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Altstadt (Old Town), ponder the design of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), and don't miss a visit to Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Frankfurt driving holiday planning tool .

Vientiane, Laos to Frankfurt is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time to Central European Time is minus 6 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Vientiane in January; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 5°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marburg, Heidelberg, Limburg Cathedral, Saalburg Roman Castle and Archeology Park
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Romer ©
Romer
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Room Escape Games and Castle District. There's much more to do: take in the views from Charles Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Prague holiday planning app .

Getting from Frankfurt to Prague by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Tours
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Old Town Square ©
Old Town Square
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
On the 6th (Wed), admire the striking features of Hundertwasserhaus, then admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, then admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, and finally look for gifts at Das Goldene Wiener Herz. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Rathausplatz, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, have some family-friendly fun at Time Travel Vienna, don't miss a visit to Ringstrasse, then see the interesting displays at Sisi Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna tour builder .

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tromso.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Schonbrunn Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Rathausplatz ©
Rathausplatz

7
nights
Tromso, Norway

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Perspektivet Museum, Arctic Escape, The Aurora Tour - Day Tours, and other attractions. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet). Get out of town with these interesting Tromso side-trips: Lyngseidet (Aurora Spirit & Visit Lyngenfjord). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arctic Cathedral, take in the views from Tromso Bridge, engage your brain at Polaria, and browse the collection at Tromso Public library and City Archives.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Tromso trip builder website .

Fly from Vienna to Tromso in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Vienna in February, things will get a bit cooler in Tromso: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tromso

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Lyngseidet
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet) ©
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet)
The Aurora Tour - Day Tours ©
The Aurora Tour - Day Tours

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