20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary maker

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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Budapest is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Budapest. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in May, things will get a bit cooler in Budapest: highs are around 25°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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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 nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna day trip site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

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Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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Berlin, Germany

— 4 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, steep yourself in history at Charlottenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and admire the natural beauty at Großer Tiergarten.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin road trip planning site.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
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Krakow, Poland

— 5 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Oswiecim (Zamek Museum & Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, and steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Berlin to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

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