21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip maker tool.

New Delhi, India to Budapest is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from New Delhi in December, you will find days in Budapest are much colder (5°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

3
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, ponder the world of politics at Rathaus, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and browse the exhibits of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
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World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Salzburger Altstadt, examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 6°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Salzburg Cathedral
4.6

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): admire the striking features of Dancing House, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. On the next day, take a stroll through Lesser Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and finally get great views at Petřín.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Prague in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

2
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, then don't miss a visit to Gendarmenmarkt, and finally admire the striking features of Berliner Dom.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4
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Government Building
Reichstag Building
4.6
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Monument
Brandenburg Gate
4.6

3
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, The Markt, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), admire the landmark architecture of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and get in on the family fun at Mini-Europe.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Brussels are 5°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Atomium
3.8
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Landmark
The Markt
4.4
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World heritage site
Grand Place
4.8

2
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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 7th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planning site.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
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Art Museum
Musee d'Orsay
4.7

2
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 9th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Palau Guell, then wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, then pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in January, expect Barcelona to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6
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World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1

2
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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 (Mon): explore the ancient world of Colosseum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
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Historic Site
St. Peter's Basilica
4.8
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World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

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