7 days in Europe Itinerary

7 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 3rd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), steep yourself in history at Grand Place, then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On the next day, browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center, examine the collection at Atomium, and then find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels vacation builder app.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Brussels is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Brussels, with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Berlin.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
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Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Brussels to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

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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.
On the 6th (Mon), wander the streets of Lesser Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at Hofburg, then ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, and then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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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 9th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then make a trip to Heroes' Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

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