18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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18 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: New Delhi, India
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  3 h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
3
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: New Delhi, India

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 19th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus and then admire the masterpieces at Städel.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Frankfurt travel guide.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major airport is Frankfurt am Main International Airport. In August, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Brussels.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus

1
night
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), then contemplate the long history of Grand-Place, and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Brussels travel guide.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Brussels takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Frankfurt in August, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Musée d'Orsay, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and admire the striking features of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Paris travel guide.

You can take a train from Frankfurt to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark.

To see photos and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel guide.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Amsterdam, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

3
nights
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.
Munich is known for sightseeing, museums, gardens, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, and engage your brain at Deutsches Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Munich travel guide.

Take a train from Frankfurt to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Rudolfinum, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally make a trip to Charles Bridge. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Old Town Square, then take a stroll through Old Town (Stare Mesto), and then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel guide.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Prague are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

3
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.
Vienna is known for museums, sightseeing, gardens, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Schoenbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Judenplatz.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vienna travel guide.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror, and finally admire the striking features of Residence Parliament. Keep things going the next day: take in the views from Chain Bridge (Szechenyi lanchid), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, then admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest travel guide.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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