12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Matyas Kiraly Museum, see the interesting displays at Zugfozde Palinka Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Visegrad Citadel, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Belvarosi Szent Anna Templomigazgatosag, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Michael's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Korzo - Danube Embankment (Dunakorzo), shop like a local with Koller Gallery, then get engrossed in the history at Panoptikum, then examine the collection at The House of Houdini, and finally learn about winemaking at Faust Wine Cellar.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary builder website.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to Budapest is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from San Juan in November; daily highs in Budapest reach 11°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trip

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 night

Beauty on the Danube

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 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Muzea Obchodu - Museum of Trade, admire the masterpieces at Slovak National Gallery Slovenská národná galéria, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bratislava travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) and Dominican Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Minoritenkirche and Globe Museum of the Austrian National Library. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Bank Austria Kunstforum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anna's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, and get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 25th (Thu), you're off to Rome.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Domus Aurea and Chiesa di Sant'Andrea al Quirinale are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to National Gallery of Ancient Art in Barberini Palace and Complesso del Vittoriano. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Campidoglio, don't miss a visit to Roma dal Cielo Terrazza delle Quadrighe, admire the masterpieces at Villa Farnesina, and examine the collection at Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in November, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums