5 days in Europe Itinerary

5 days in Europe Itinerary

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5 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
3
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

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night
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 29th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Hősök tere.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest day trip app .

London, UK to Budapest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Budapest. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, then pause for some photo ops at Cumil, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, and finally take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bratislava online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth

1
night
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.
To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna attractions planner .

Drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 2nd (Mon), you're off toLjubljana.

Things to do in Vienna

Nightlife Museums Tours

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night
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): snap pictures at Tromostovje, make a trip to Preseren Square, and then wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town.

To find out how to plan a trip to Ljubljana, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Ljubljana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Neighborhoods Nature Parks

Side Trip

Postojna Caves
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Tromostovje ©
Tromostovje
Postojna Caves ©
Postojna Caves

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