8 days in Europe Itinerary

8 days in Europe Itinerary

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Drive
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Opole, Poland
— 1 day
Train
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
5
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly

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Opole, Poland

On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Muzeum Wsi Opolskiej, then get to know the resident critters at Zoo Opole, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Opole Silesia, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Opole day trip planning site.

Krakow to Opole is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In August in Opole, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Opole

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

1
night
Warsaw, Poland

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 12th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Warsaw trip maker site.

Traveling by train from Opole to Warsaw takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Tours · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

To find out how to plan a trip to Prague, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Warsaw to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites

1
night
Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, make a trip to Piazza Sant'Alessandro, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For more things to do and other tourist information, read Milan online tour planner.

You can fly from Prague to Milan in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Prague in August, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Lugano.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Monte Carlo of Switzerland

Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Scala Monumentale, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Sasso, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa dei Santi Fedele e Simone, then explore the ancient world of Monte San Giorgio, and finally make a trip to Chiesa San Giorgio.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Lugano trip app.

You can drive from Milan to Lugano in an hour. Another option is to take a train. In August, daytime highs in Lugano are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Lugano

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm), admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, then head outdoors with Bergisel Ski Jump, and finally examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lugano to Innsbruck takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Lugano in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Innsbruck, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna route maker app.

Fly from Innsbruck to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Opole Province travel guide

4.1
Castles · Zoos · Specialty Museums

Swiss Alps travel guide

4.4
Mountains · Bodies of Water · Scenic Drive
The stunning Swiss Alps cover 65 percent of the Switzerland's surface area with dramatic mountain scenery. Its spectacular peaks and valleys are the result of tectonic thrusts, among them the Jungfrau-Aletsch region, the first World Heritage Site in the Alps. Connected by a network of trains and cable cars, this majestic vacation spot is accessible for all. The Swiss Alps are home to some of the highest mountains in the Alps, including the Monte Rosa, which stands at 4,634 m (15,203 ft). Pristine white snow and perfect blue skies await you, and ski sports and hiking trails aplenty top the list of things to do.