21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
4
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

2
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Carrer de Montcada. Get outdoors at Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Scuba & Snorkeling. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Barcelona vacation planner.

If you are flying in from Spain, the closest major aiports are Barcelona International Airport, Girona Airport and Reus Air Base. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Visit Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, and take an in-depth tour of Hungarian National Museum.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, go to the Budapest driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Budapest in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Budapest, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

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

3
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower. Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. When in Prague, make a side trip to see Karlstejn Castle in Karlstejn, approximately Karlstejn away. There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Budapest to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Budapest in August, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Karlstejn Castle
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and visit Potsdamer Platz.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Berlin road trip planning website.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nymphenburg Palace and Deutsches Museum. You'll explore and learn at Munich Residenz and Alte Pinakothek. Take a break from Munich with a short trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein in Schwangau, about 1h 40 min away. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Munich, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): wander the streets of Old Town, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich vacation maker site.

Drive from Munich to Zurich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

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nights
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.
Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and Natural History Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our London vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to London takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. September in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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