27 days in Europe Itinerary

27 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Berlin, Germany
Drive:  3 h 30 min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 45 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Drive:  14 h 30 min
5
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
8
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
9
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  7 h 15 min
End: Berlin, Germany

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To find reviews and tourist information, use the Prague tour itinerary tool.

Berlin, Germany to Prague is an approximately 3.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

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

3
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 5th (Sun), make a trip to Stephansplatz, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of St. Virgil, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Budapest road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. July in Budapest sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Budapest

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

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lopud (Your black horizon Art Pavilion & Sunj Beach) and Cavtat Old Town (in Cavtat). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in July since evenings lows in Dubrovnik dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Lopud, Cavtat Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

1
night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then see the interesting displays at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, then don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rhine Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zurich itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Dubrovnik to Zurich in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July, Zurich is a bit cooler than Dubrovnik - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Chapel Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, then take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, and finally get your game on at Heidi's Photo Chalet. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie Wydi and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken vacation planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Lake Brienz, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Milan driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Interlaken in July: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Paris.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

3
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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Milan in July; daily highs in Paris reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, Belfry of Bruges, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), see the interesting displays at Atomium, and try for a hole-in-one at Wolu Mini Golf.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in July, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Bruges
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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