21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 5 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dresden, Germany
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the striking features of Mirabell Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip planner.

New York City, USA to Salzburg is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Salzburg. In September, Salzburg is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Vienna, Austria

— 5 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Albertina, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 5 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and make a trip to Slavin War Memorial.

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You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and make a trip to Staromestske namesti.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bratislava in September: highs in Prague hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Dresden, Germany

— 5 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Explore Dresden's surroundings by going to Berlin (Neues Museum, Brandenburg Gate, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at The Dresden Zwinger, admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, take an in-depth tour of Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister, and make a trip to Schlossplatz.

For maps and other tourist information, you can read our Dresden online holiday planner.

You can drive from Prague to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in September, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

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