21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Valencia, Spain
— Few hours
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Oranienburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 17th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Valencia online driving holiday planner.

Barcelona to Valencia is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Valencia

Zoos & Aquariums · Childrens Museums · Museums
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Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias ©
Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 18th (Sun), examine the collection at Monasterio de las Descalzas Reales, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of Royal Chapel of St. Anthony of La Florida, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, then examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and finally explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

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Traveling by train from Valencia to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Valencia in August, Madrid is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Visit Buckingham Palace and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. National Gallery and Westminster Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The British Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our London trip app.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for much colder days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
The British Museum ©
The British Museum

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get a sense of the local culture at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Get some historical perspective at Anne Frank House and Begijnhof. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Grote Markt & De Vishal) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, stroll around Vondelpark, and get curious at NEMO Science Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam tour planning tool.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Neues Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, and admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary website.

Fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oranienburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Oranienburg, Germany

Oranienburg
Oranienburg is a town in Brandenburg, Germany. On the 29th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and then step into the grandiose world of Oranienburg Palace.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Oranienburg journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Oranienburg takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Oranienburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Oranienburg

Historic Sites · Museums
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Oranienburg Palace ©
Oranienburg Palace

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate the long history of Powder Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Oranienburg to Prague takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Defense Tower, then get engrossed in the history at Zamek Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, and finally get engrossed in the history at Muzeum Zamek w Oswiecimiu.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oswiecim trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Oswiecim by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums · Historic Sites
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Zamek Museum ©
Zamek Museum
Muzeum Zamek w Oswiecimiu ©
Muzeum Zamek w Oswiecimiu

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, explore the historical opulence of Devin Castle, then stroll the grounds of Goat's Gate Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), then pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava online travel planner.

You can drive from Oswiecim to Bratislava in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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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.
Visit Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Dohány Street Synagogue. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Budapest journey builder app.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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