17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles, United States
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Hvar, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry:  4 h
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  17 h
End: Los Angeles, United States


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3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes John Lennon Wall, Lovers bridge Prague and Karlovy Lazne. On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Powder Tower, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, don't miss a visit to John Lennon Wall, then snap pictures at Lovers bridge Prague, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, then take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at Karlovy Lazne.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Prague vacation planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Prague is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Prague is 9 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Prague reach 66°F and lows reach 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Shoes on the Danube Bank as well as Széchenyi Thermal Bath. Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Andrassy Avenue or Vaci Street. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, stop by Herend Porcelain - Hadik Shop, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest vacation maker site.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and then don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna road trip app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You'll set off for Split on the 15th (Sun).

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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Split trip planning website.

Getting from Vienna to Split by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Vienna in September, expect Split to be somewhat warmer, temps between 79°F and 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hvar.

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Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

3
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Dubovica Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hvar itinerary maker site.

Drive from Split to Hvar in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Hvar

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Dubovica Beach
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Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

2
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 20th (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and then take an in-depth tour of Rector's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Old Town.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

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