21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
4
Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Graz, Austria
— 1 night
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
10
Leipzig, Germany
— 1 night

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, thenpause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, thentake a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, thendon't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and finally steep yourself in history at Trains To Life Trains To Death.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planning app.

Barranquilla, Colombia to Berlin is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 23rd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), thentake in nature's colorful creations at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, thensee the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, thenhit the slopes at Gorka Szczesliwicka, thenhave fun at PM Shooter, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Room Escape Warszawa.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Warsaw takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Warsaw sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town
Room Escape Warszawa ©
Room Escape Warszawa

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, thenhave some family-friendly fun at VRepublic - Virtual Reality Park, and finally don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, thenlook for gifts at Kacper Ryx Historical Shop, and finally get your game on at BAD AXE Throwing Krakow.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow journey planner.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kosice.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Fun & Games Shopping
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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night
Kosice, Slovakia

Kosice ©
Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to The Memorial of the Peace Marathon, Head underground at Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst, have some family-friendly fun at THEROOMS.EU, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Kaplnka svateho Michala, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety).

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Kosice trip planner.

Drive from Krakow to Kosice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Kosice are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Kosice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst
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St Elizabeth's Cathedral (Dom Svatej Alzbety) ©
THEROOMS.EU ©
THEROOMS.EU
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst ©
Caves of Aggtelek Karst and Slovak Karst

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Statue of Imre Nagy, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), thentest the waters at a local thermal spa, thenpause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, make a trip to Vorosmarty Square (Vorosmarty ter), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

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Traveling by car from Kosice to Budapest takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, pick up some local products at Dolac Market, stop by Kredenca Zagreb, thenpartake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, thenmake a trip to Tunel Gric, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Sensperience. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, thenget your game on at Karting Arena Zagreb, and finally walk around Zrinjevac.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb day trip planning app.

Drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can drive to Graz.

Things to do in Zagreb

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks
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Karting Arena Zagreb ©
Karting Arena Zagreb
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

1
night
Graz, Austria

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stop by MuR - Modernes & Raritaten, make a trip to Wahlfahrtskirche Maria Straßengel, thensee the interesting displays at Archaeology Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, and finally admire the striking features of Landhaushof.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Graz tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December in Graz, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Graz

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Altstadt von Graz ©
Altstadt von Graz
Landhaushof ©
Landhaushof
Archaeology Museum ©
Archaeology Museum

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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 historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Graz to Vienna in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Little Quarter Bridge tower, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, thendon't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, and finally look for gifts at Carlo Quatro. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Dancing House, thenpartake in some friendly competition at CityQuester, thentake a stroll through Lesser Town, and finally steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague tour itinerary site.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In January in Prague, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Leipzig.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Neighborhoods
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche), take an in-depth tour of Bach Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), admire the striking features of Altes Rathaus, thenadmire the masterpieces at Museum der Bildenden Kunste, and finally have some family-friendly fun at LaserTag Leipzig.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Leipzig trip planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Leipzig takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Leipzig

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche) ©
St. Thomas Church (Thomaskirche)
Museum der Bildenden Kunste ©
Museum der Bildenden Kunste
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

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