9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly + Train:  14 h 45 min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 45 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: San Francisco, United States

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.
For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. The adventure continues: visit Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, look for gifts at Bijoux Blues, and steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Paris driving holiday planner.

San Francisco, USA to Paris is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of subway and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 9 hours. In December, Paris is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 47°F and lows of 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Champs-Elysees ©
Champs-Elysees

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Central Market Hall or Andrassy Avenue. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, make a trip to Vaci Street, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Paris to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in December: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 40°F and lows are around 29°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Prague.

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

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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 31st (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and then snap pictures at Charles Bridge. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Lesser Town, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and then shop like a local with Moser Sales Gallery.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip builder site.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Prague are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Lesser Town
Lesser Town
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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