26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Pune, India
Fly:  11 h 30 min
1
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  4 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
11
Madrid, Spain
— 1 day
Train:  2 h 45 min
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
13
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
14
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
15
Athens, Greece
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Pune, India

1
night
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 20th (Fri): take a stroll through Ulica Florianska.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow online trip maker.

Pune, India to Krakow is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 4.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Krakow are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, make a trip to Heroes' Square, thenexplore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, thenadmire the striking features of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
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 24th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Vienna itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Lobkowicz Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, thencontemplate the long history of Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Lesser Town.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Prague online trip builder.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In September in Prague, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
On the 28th (Sat), examine the collection at Munich Residenz, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Munich travel route planning site.

Fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, and finally visit Old Town.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zurich online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 30th (Mon), shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, thenadmire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, thentake a stroll through Île de la Cité, and finally wander the streets of Le Marais. On your second day here, take a stroll through Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 2nd (Wed), appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, thenadmire the masterpieces at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, thenadmire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Leidseplein, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, thenadmire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Oslo route planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Oslo in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect Oslo to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum

1
night
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 5th (Sat), examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, thenget a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin vacation planning tool.

Fly from Oslo to Dublin in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to Dublin due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dublin, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

1
day
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor, and then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Madrid day trip tool.

You can fly from Dublin to Madrid in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Madrid is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in October, things will get a bit warmer in Madrid: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza ©
Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, walk around Parc Guell, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. On your second day here, stop by El Barri Gòtic, thenget engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA, thenbrowse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in October since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, thencontemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, take an in-depth tour of Palazzo Medici Riccardi, thenexplore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence online travel planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, thenexplore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, thendon't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rome online tour planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Rome are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, thenponder the world of politics at Hellenic Parliament, thenwander the streets of Plaka, and finally get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum, thenpause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Athens day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

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