26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Wroclaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Lodz, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Kosice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany — 2 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brandenburg Gate, Charlottenburg Palace, Victory Column (Siegessaule), and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Alte Nationalgalerie, then get outside with Strandbar Mitte, then admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and finally contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), kick back and relax at Strandbad Wannsee, contemplate the long history of Haus der Wannsee-Konferenz, then take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, then make a trip to Neues Palais, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Berlin journey planner.

Newark, USA to Berlin is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Newark to Berlin, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Wroclaw.
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Wroclaw, Poland — 1 night

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town- Historic Center. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town- Historic Center, examine the collection at National Museum, then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church of the Blessed Name of Jesus, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Games and Computers of the Past Era (Games Museum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Historic Jewish Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Centrum Historii Zajezdnia, admire the landmark architecture of White Stork Synagogue, then examine the collection at MovieGate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Solny Square.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wroclaw trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Berlin to Wroclaw in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July in Wroclaw, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lodz.
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Lodz, Poland — 1 night

Boat City

Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Museum of Independence Traditions in Lodz, take an in-depth tour of The Museum of the Independence Traditions in Lodz Radogoszcz Martyrdom Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography in Lodz, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Reicher Synagogue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ksiezy Mlyn.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Lodz trip planning site.

You can drive from Wroclaw to Lodz in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July in Lodz, expect temperatures between 76°F during the day and 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Warsaw.
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Warsaw, Poland — 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 21st (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, contemplate the long history of Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), then examine the collection at Muzeum Polskiej Wódki (Polish Vodka Museum), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, read our Warsaw trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Lodz to Warsaw in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 1 night

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.
You've now added Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the galleries of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take an in-depth tour of Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius, get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, then examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, and finally examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Krakow tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Krakow are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Spisska Nova Ves.
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Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia — 1 night

Predne Solisko has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): trek along Predne Solisko, contemplate the long history of Cage of Shame, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The new church and Minorite monastery in Levoca, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church, then admire the striking features of Evangelical church in Levoca, and finally get engrossed in the history at Radnica.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Spisska Nova Ves day trip app.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Spisska Nova Ves takes 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Spisska Nova Ves when traveling from Krakow in July, with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Kosice.
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Kosice, Slovakia — 1 night

City of Tolerance

Kosice has long been a hidden medieval gem.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Rakoczi Memorial House, get engrossed in the history at Miklus Prison, then get engrossed in the history at Slovak Technical Museum - NKP Solivar in Presov, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Nicholas Concathedral, and finally examine the collection at Orthodox Synagogue and Museum, Presov.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Kosice tour planner.

You can drive from Spisska Nova Ves to Kosice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Spisska Nova Ves in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in Kosice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), walk around Margaret Island, then take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Kosice to Budapest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bratislava Old Town as well as Devin Castle. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, browse the exhibits of Devin Castle, explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, then enjoy the sand and surf at Magio Beach, then explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 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.
You've added Wachau Valley, Altstadt von Graz, Belvedere Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 27th (Sat), don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the verdant scenery at Wachau Valley, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally gain a rich perspective with a tour of cultural highlights. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, see the interesting displays at Hofburg, then get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and finally kick back and relax at Copa Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.
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Zagreb, Croatia — 1 night

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, then examine the collection at Zagreb 80's Museum, then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

For ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zagreb online vacation planner.

Drive from Vienna to Zagreb in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Zagreb are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bled.
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Bled, Slovenia — 1 night

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Škofja Loka Castle as well as Triglav National Park. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Triglav National Park, explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Bled trip planner.

Getting from Zagreb to Bled by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Bled are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mirabell Palace, Fortress Hohensalzburg and Gosauseen. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the activities along Gosauseen, step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Blasius Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), and finally see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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You can drive from Bled to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 78°F, while at night they dip to 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, then see the interesting displays at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, then see the interesting displays at Deutsches Museum Verkehrszentrum, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Frauenkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along English Garden, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, then explore the world behind art at Glyptothek, and finally examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 1 night

Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
You've now added Historic Centre of Telc to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sun), stop by Historic Centre of Telc, browse the exhibits of Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, and finally explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Latran houses, steep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery, then enjoy breathtaking views from Treetop Walkway, and finally get outside with Bobova Draha.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Munich to Cesky Krumlov takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Jewish Museum in Prague, Lobkowicz Palace and Lesser Town. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Lobkowicz Palace, take a stroll through Lesser Town, get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

Before you visit Prague, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Cesky Krumlov to Prague takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Prague are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dresden.
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Dresden, Germany — 1 night

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
The Dresden Zwinger has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Wed), browse the exhibits of The Dresden Zwinger.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dresden trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Dresden, expect temperatures between 75°F during the day and 57°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Neues Museum and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Potsdam's Gardens, explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, then steep yourself in history at Neues Palais, and finally admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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