22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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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.
AghaRTA Jazz Club has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Top Gun Prague Shooting Events and Speculum Alchemiae Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Chram svateho Mikulase (in Louny), Hop Museum (in Zatec) and Museum of Folk Buildings (in Kourim). There's much more to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Chapel, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Barbara's Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Prague is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Johannesburg to Prague is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Johannesburg in September, plan for slightly colder days in Prague, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Nightlife · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), don't miss a visit to Bruehlsche Terrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Katholische Hofkirche, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Alter Judischer Friedhof, and finally admire the masterpieces at Albertinum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Grosser Zschirnstein, take in the dramatic natural features at Schwedenlocher, then take in nature's colorful creations at Landschloss Zuschendorf, and finally make a trip to Neumarkt.

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Getting from Prague to Dresden by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. September in Dresden sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Explore hidden gems such as Sanssouci Park and Gemaldegalerie. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, appreciate the history behind Schinkelplatz, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Warsaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): put a fun spin on your tour with Team Exit, don't miss a visit to Fragment of Ghetto Wall, examine the collection at Katyn Museum, look for gifts at Smakovia, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally browse the collection at Warsaw University Library. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Museum of Linen, admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady of Consolation, pause for some photo ops at Statue of John III Sobieski, admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then examine the collection at Museum of Dollhouses, Games and Toys, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Zlote Tarasy.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Warsaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Statue of St Stephen and Thury Castle. Get out of town with these interesting Budapest side-trips: Museum of the Diocese of Szekesfehervar (in Szekesfehervar) and Majk Kamalduli Remeteseg (in Oroszlany). There's still lots to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

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You can fly from Warsaw to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zagreb, Croatia

— 3 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and Zagreb 80's Museum. The adventure continues: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience, and admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zagreb trip itinerary builder tool.

Take a bus from Budapest to Zagreb in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Zagreb are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours · Wineries · Adventure · Outdoors

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Speed Boats Tours and City Harbor. Venture out of the city with trips to Cavtat (Cavtat Seaside Promenade & Vlaho Bukovac House) and Stonske zidine - Ulaz (in Ston). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, visit Lapad, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Franciscan Church and Monastery, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik tour itinerary builder.

You can fly from Zagreb to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, Dubrovnik is a bit warmer than Zagreb - with highs of 29°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips