12 days in Europe Itinerary

12 days in Europe Itinerary

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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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3
Gdansk, Poland
— 1 night
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Malbork, Poland
— Few hours
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5
Lodz, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 1st (Tue), admire the landmark architecture of Red Bull Headquarters, then see the interesting displays at Manro Classic Auto & Musik Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Michaelskirche, and finally contemplate the long history of Kommune Gruft. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Blasius Church, then make a trip to St. Johannes am Imberg, and then take in the exciting artwork at The Selinger.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Škofja Loka, Slovenia to Salzburg is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also drive. In September, daytime highs in Salzburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Salzburg

Side Trips

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Kommune Gruft ©
Historic Site
Kommune Gruft
4.6

2
nights
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 3rd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Vrtba Garden, examine the collection at Muzeum ceskeho granatu, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Francis of Assisi Church, then examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum.

For reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip site.

Getting from Salzburg to Prague by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Prague are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Gdansk.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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The Vrtba Garden ©
Historic Walking Area
The Vrtba Garden
4.7

1
night
Gdansk, Poland

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Brama Wyzynna and then see the interesting displays at Sala BHP.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gdansk day trip site.

Getting from Prague to Gdansk by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Gdansk are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Malbork.

Things to do in Gdansk

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Sala BHP ©
Specialty Museum
Sala BHP
5.0
Brama Wyzynna ©
Historic Site
Brama Wyzynna
4.3

few
hours
Malbork, Poland

Although it contains Europe's largest Gothic castle, Malbork remains a small rural town overlooked by the majority of Poland's foreign visitors.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Mennonite Cemetery and then don't miss a visit to Brama Garncarska.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Malbork road trip planning website.

Drive from Gdansk to Malbork in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Malbork are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lodz.

Things to do in Malbork

Historic Sites
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Brama Garncarska ©
Historic Site
Brama Garncarska
3.8

1
night
Lodz, Poland

Boat City

Nicknamed the "Polish Manchester" because of its largely industrial character, Lodz draws a growing number of tourists with its rejuvenated central districts, which offer shopping, dining, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Reicher Synagogue and then take an in-depth tour of The Museum of the Independence Traditions in Lodz Radogoszcz Martyrdom Memorial.

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

Drive from Malbork to Lodz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Lodz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Warsaw.

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Warsaw, Poland

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Photoplasticon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Warsaw Ghetto boundary marker, then examine the collection at Stacja Muzeum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach, and finally stop by Osiedle Przyjazn.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Warsaw trip maker.

You can drive from Lodz to Warsaw in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. In September in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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1
night
Krakow, Poland

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kosciol Sw. Anny - St. Anne's Collegiate Church, steep yourself in history at Jagiellonian University - Collegium Juridicum, then get engrossed in the history at Krakow for Beginners (Krakow in 15 minutes), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kościół św. Bernardyna ze Sieny. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at The Botanical Garden of the Jagiellonian University and then engage your brain at Ogrod DoSwiadczen im. St. Lema.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Krakow trip planner.

Traveling by train from Warsaw to Krakow takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
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2
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

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 11th (Fri), head outdoors with Magio Beach, explore the world behind art at Slovak National Gallery Slovenská národná galéria, then examine the collection at Arthur Fleischmann Museum, and finally make a trip to Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bratislava itinerary planner.

You can drive from Krakow to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bratislava are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches
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