15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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15 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fly:  4​h 45​min
1
The Hague, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

3
nights
The Hague, Holland

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Explore The Hague's surroundings by going to Rotterdam (Markthal & Euromast). Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Madurodam. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, take a leisurely stroll along De Pier Scheveningen, get a sense of history and politics at Vredespaleis, and get engrossed in the history at Panorama Mesdag.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the The Hague trip itinerary builder app .

Edinburgh, UK to The Hague is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, The Hague is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Rotterdam, Markt
Highlights from your plan
Madurodam ©
Madurodam

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.
On the 11th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to StaromEstske namEsti, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Prague tour itinerary maker .

Getting from The Hague to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, then meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

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Take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Venice to Verona to see Arena di Verona about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Venice when traveling from Budapest in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Arena di Verona
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

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