10 days in Europe Itinerary

10 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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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 1st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Wallenstein garden, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and then take some stellar pictures from Petřín. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Old Royal Palace, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, then let the kids burn off some steam at Kampa Park, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Prague planning website.

New Delhi, India to Prague is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. When traveling from New Delhi in July, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Prague: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

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 3rd (Sun): admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning tool.

Getting from Prague to Budapest by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites
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Vienna, Austria

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then stroll around Volksgarten.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 5th (Tue), admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online journey maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Venice travel route planner.

Getting from Rome to Venice by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Zurich is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Museums · Shopping

Paris, France

— 1 night

City of Light

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 8th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and then take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Paris journey planning tool.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In July in Paris, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planning app.

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in Amsterdam, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites