14 days in Europe Itinerary

14 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Rex Studios Paris.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris online trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Theme Parks · Parks

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, and then see the sky in a new way at The Štefánik Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then admire the masterpieces at Illusion Art Museum Prague - IAM Prague, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and finally find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Prague sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums

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.
On the 14th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some photo ops at Mansfeld Peter Memorial, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

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

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Prague in May, you will find days in Budapest are somewhat warmer (25°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas

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.
To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

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 17th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercati di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salzburg in May; daily highs in Venice reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

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 20th (Wed), ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then explore the engaging exhibits at Welcome to Rome, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On your second day here, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums and then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome route planner.

You can fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Rome, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip