26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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26 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Burgas, Bulgaria
train:  6 h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
9
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
10
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
13
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Shuttle:  7 h 30 min
14
Brasov, Romania
— 1 day
Drive:  8 h
End: Burgas, Bulgaria

1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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 10th (Sun), snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, then test the waters at a local thermal spa, and finally pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

Burgas, Bulgaria to Budapest is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Burgas to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Burgas in November; daily highs in Budapest reach 11°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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.
On the 12th (Tue), make a trip to Michael's Gate (Michalska brana), take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, then appreciate the history behind Cumil, then explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle (hrad), and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle.

For reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bratislava route site .

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Bratislava are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 13th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and then see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vienna day trip app .

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. On your second day here, get great views at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, then make a trip to Mozartplatz, and finally stroll through Mirabell Palace.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip builder tool .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around English Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Schloss Nymphenburg, and then admire the striking features of Frauenkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip planner .

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

2
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Charles Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and finally don't miss a visit to Old Town Square. On the next day, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and then wander the streets of Mala strana.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Munich to Prague by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November in Prague, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, gain insight at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Berlin, then snap pictures at Gertraudenbrucke, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Berlin online tour planner .

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
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 23rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and then stroll through Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Royal Palace Amsterdam, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and finally get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

Before you visit Amsterdam, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Paris visit planning app .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Nice, France

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): wander the streets of Vieille Ville, then don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre & Paul, make a trip to Conservatoire National a Rayonnement Regional, and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

Discover how to plan a Nice trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Paris to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in November, things will get a bit warmer in Nice: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Eglise St Pierre & Paul
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 29th (Fri), make a trip to Trevi Fountain, admire the striking features of Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

Start your trip to Florence by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 3rd (Tue), wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso, browse the exhibits of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally make a trip to St. Mark's Square.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Venice online trip itinerary maker .

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in December, things will get a bit cooler in Venice: highs are around 11°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Brasov.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
day
Brasov, Romania

Brasov
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
On the 5th (Thu), have some family-friendly fun at Quad Team Building.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Brasov itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Venice to Brasov in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Venice to Brasov, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brasov

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Quad Team Building

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