15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly to Klagenfurt, Shuttle to Trieste
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Trieste, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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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.
On the 22nd (Thu), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then make a trip to National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, and finally pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeum Smyslů.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip maker website.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Prague is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Prague, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in July: high temperatures in Prague hover around 78°F and lows are around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius, then make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally browse the exhibits of Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Krakow trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Prague to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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 26th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, steep yourself in history at Citadel, then don't miss a visit to Music Fountain, and finally examine the collection at Miniversum Budapest. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning website.

You can fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums

Vienna, Austria

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then explore the world behind art at Albertina. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peterskirche, then contemplate the long history of Maria Am Gestade, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online day trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 61°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Trieste.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums

Trieste, Italy

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Villa Peteani, Della Noce, Rigatti, explore the ancient world of Decumano di Aratria Galla, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Aquileia, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Pagani, then explore the ancient world of Domus e Palazzo Episcopale, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Military Memorial Redipuglia. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the historical opulence of Castello di San Giusto, see the interesting displays at Civico Museo della Risiera di San Sabba, then explore the ancient world of Parco archeologico Muggia vecchia, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Santa Maria Assunta, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo dei SS. Giovanni e Paolo.

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

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Vienna to Trieste in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in July, Trieste is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Trieste

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 1st (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Bled Island, trek along Vintgar Gorge, then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bled trip planner.

Traveling by car from Trieste to Bled takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Trieste in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Bled, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bled

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trip

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Appreciate the collections at Haus der Natur and Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle. Get some historical perspective at Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen and St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Gstattentor.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning site.

Getting from Bled to Salzburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in August, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.