17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 3 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.
Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Head to Book Cafe - Lotz Terem and Andrassy Avenuefor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and make a trip to New York Palace.

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Budapest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Budapest. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Dubai in March; daily highs in Budapest reach 14°C and lows reach 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Nature

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.
Attractions like Schonbrunn Palace and Peterskirche make great kid-friendly stops. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Schonbrunner Gardens and Karlskirche. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the striking features of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, don't miss a visit to Graben and Kohlmarkt, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can fly to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Parks

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 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.
Shop till you drop at Narodni Galerie Praha and Medovinarna. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hradcany and Spanish Synagogue. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn, and get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planning tool.

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In March in Prague, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Museums

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then wander the streets of Leidseplein, and then get curious at Body Worlds. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, and finally get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Paris, France

— 5 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Marne-la-Vallee to see Walt Disney Studios Park about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris tour planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Theme Parks · Shopping

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