18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
1
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Train
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly
7
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Train to Vienna, Fly to Delhi

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Rome, Italy

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 2nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and finally make a trip to Spanish Steps.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

New Delhi, India to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Rome is minus 4.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in Rome reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8
Trevi Fountain ©
Must see
Trevi Fountain
4.4

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence route planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Florence

Highlights from your trip
The Baptistery of St. John ©
World heritage site
The Baptistery of St. John
4.6
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4

2
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge, then identify plant and animal life at Barenpark, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Rose Garden (Rosengarten). Here are some ideas for day two: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, take the plunge with Skydive Switzerland, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken trip planner.

Take a train from Florence to Interlaken in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Florence in April, expect Interlaken to be slightly colder, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Observation Deck
Clock Tower - Zytglogge
3.9

2
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch and then glide through the air with Airtime Paragliding. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen online sightseeing planner.

Lauterbrunnen is just a stone's throw from Interlaken. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Jungfraujoch ©
World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
Airtime Paragliding ©
Parasailing / Paragliding
Airtime Paragliding
4.9

3
nights
Paris, France

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Versailles (Palace of Versailles & La Galerie des Batailles). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip website.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Paris takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. April in Paris sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Louvre Museum ©
Art Museum
Louvre Museum
4.6
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

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 14th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Prague driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Paris to Prague in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Highlights from your trip
Staromestske namesti ©
World heritage site
Staromestske namesti
4.8
Charles Bridge
Bridge
Charles Bridge
4.6

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
On the 15th (Thu), hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Vienna online visit planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Highlights from your trip
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, then see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In April in Budapest, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Spas · Museums
Highlights from your trip
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
Matthias Church ©
World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

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