26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
2
Eger, Hungary
— Few hours
3
Aggtelek, Hungary
— 1 night
4
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
6
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Strasbourg, France
— 4 nights
8
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Szimpla Kert, Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar) and Buda Castle. On the 3rd (Thu), explore the historical opulence of Buda Castle, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate the long history of Citadel, thencontemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Szimpla Kert.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planning tool.

Kansas City, USA to Budapest is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kansas City to Budapest is 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kansas City in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Eger.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nightlife Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

few
hours
Eger, Hungary

Eger
Nestled between the Matra and Bukk Mountains in northern Hungary, Eger represents a mixture of historical discovery and relaxing pleasures.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Eger online trip planner.

Drive from Budapest to Eger in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Eger, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for Aggtelek on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Eger

Parks Spas Historic Sites

1
night
Aggtelek, Hungary

Aggtelek ©
Aggtelek is a village in the county of Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén, Hungary. On the 5th (Sat), explore the fascinating underground world of Baradla Cave and then Head underground at Aggtelek National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Aggtelek travel route tool.

Getting from Eger to Aggtelek by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Aggtelek

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Aggtelek National Park
Highlights from your plan
Aggtelek National Park ©
Aggtelek National Park
Baradla Cave ©
Baradla Cave

4
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.
You've added Schonbrunner Gardens, Cafe Gloriette, Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online holiday maker.

Getting from Aggtelek to Vienna by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

4
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You've now added Eagle’s Nest Historical Tours to your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Schloss Hellbrunn and Mirabell Palace. Appreciate the collections at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7. Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Burg Mauterndorf (in Mauterndorf), Oberer Stadtplatz, Silberzeile (in Scharding) and Schlossmuseum Linz (in Linz). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

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

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Salzburger Freilichtmuseum, Burg Mauterndorf, Eagle’s Nest Historical Tours, Oberer Stadtplatz, Silberzeile, Schlossmuseum Linz
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Red Bull Hangar-7 ©
Red Bull Hangar-7

2
nights
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Visit Old Town and Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen for their historical value. Landesmuseum Joanneum GmbH and Museum Hallstatt will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Hallstatt to go to Traunkirchen and see Johannesbergkapelle, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", stroll the grounds of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bad Ischl, Traunkirchen, Landesmuseum Joanneum GmbH
Highlights from your plan
Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Old Town ©
Old Town
Landesmuseum Joanneum GmbH ©
Landesmuseum Joanneum GmbH

4
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Get some cultural insight at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER and Ortenbourg Castle. You'll explore and learn at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame and Le Vaisseau. Get out of town with these interesting Strasbourg side-trips: Ancienne Synagogue de Bergheim (in Bergheim), Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach (in Neuf-Brisach) and Abbatiale Saint-Cyriaque (in Altorf). Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saints-Pierre-et-Paul de Rosheim, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Kaysersberg, and examine the collection at Musee Tomi Ungerer.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Strasbourg route builder site.

Drive from Hallstatt to Strasbourg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Ancienne Synagogue de Bergheim, Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach, Eglise Abbatiale Saint Maurice d'Ebersmunster, Domaine Albert Seltz, Abbatiale Saint-Cyriaque
Highlights from your plan
Domaine Albert Seltz ©
Domaine Albert Seltz
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER ©
Vin d'Alsace HORCHER
Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach ©
Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
You'll explore and learn at Espace Ballon and Museum of Artisan and Folklore (Musee Artisanal du Vieux Pays d'Enhaut). Get some cultural insight at Burgkirche Raron and Sammlung Historischer Panzer der Armee. Change things up with these side-trips from Lauterbrunnen: Minigolf (in Wengen), Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael (in Raron) and Spas (in Murren). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Lauterbrunnen Church, trek along North face Trail, and stroll through Blumental Panorama Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen attractions tool.

Drive from Strasbourg to Lauterbrunnen in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Raron, Murren, Chateau-d'Oex, Minigolf, Sammlung Historischer Panzer der Armee
Highlights from your plan
North face Trail ©
North face Trail
Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael ©
Felsenkirche Eglise St.Michael

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