15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— Few hours
2
Pula, Croatia
— 1 night
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
6
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia
— 1 night
7
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
8
Oswiecim, Poland
— Few hours
9
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, thenexplore the world behind art at Albertina, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker app.

Lisbon, Portugal to Vienna is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Vienna. In September, Vienna is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pula.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Albertina ©
Albertina
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

1
night
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kastel. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum Olei Histriae, explore the engaging exhibits at MEMO Museum Pula, thendelve into the distant past at Amphitheatre de Pula, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery and Church of St. Francis, and finally explore the historical opulence of Kastel.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pula travel route planner.

Drive from Vienna to Pula in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Pula, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Pula

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Museum Olei Histriae ©
Museum Olei Histriae
MEMO Museum Pula ©
MEMO Museum Pula

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nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave, explore the activities along Lake Vir, contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake, thenadmire the sheer force of Great Cascades, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Milanovacki Slap, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Pula to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Korana River
Highlights from your plan
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi
Veliki Prstavac ©
Veliki Prstavac
Ciginovac Lake ©
Ciginovac Lake

1
night
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, thenget engrossed in the history at Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, and then don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb online attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Zagreb

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb ©
Archaeological Museum in Zagreb

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, thensee the interesting displays at Miniversum Budapest, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Gellert Hill Cave, thenexplore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and finally pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest travel planner.

You can drive from Zagreb to Budapest in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vysoke Tatry.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

1
night
Vysoke Tatry, Slovakia

Vysoke Tatry
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Vysoke Tatry online road trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vysoke Tatry in 4.5 hours. In September, Vysoke Tatry is slightly colder than Budapest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 13th (Sun), you're off to Krakow.

Things to do in Vysoke Tatry

Parks Nature Outdoors

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You've added Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, Church of St. Andrew (Kosciol Swietogo Andrzeja), and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lost Souls Alley and Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Mary's Basilica and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Casimir the Prince, admire the masterpieces at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vysoke Tatry to Krakow in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Krakow are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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hours
Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
On the 16th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Transfiguration, thenappreciate the history behind Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, thentake in panoramic vistas at Defense Tower, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum and Synagogue.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oswiecim online trip builder.

You can drive from Krakow to Oswiecim in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Church of the Transfiguration
Highlights from your plan
Jewish Museum and Synagogue ©
Jewish Museum and Synagogue
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

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nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
Appreciate the collections at Belvedere Palace and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Ringstrasse and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Vienna side-trips: Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob (in Krems an der Donau). See even more of Vienna: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, don't miss a visit to Schweizertor, and admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Burgruine Duernstein, Burgerspitalkirche St. Philipp & Jakob
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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