23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Barcelona, Spain
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Valencia, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Barcelona, Spain

3
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, explore the world behind art at The British Museum, make a trip to Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read London online vacation planner .

Barcelona, Spain to London is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to London is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in London reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, contemplate the long history of Bebelplatz, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip planning website .

Getting from London to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, and take some stellar pictures from Petřín.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Prague journey planner .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

2
nights
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.
On the 27th (Tue), take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, steep yourself in history at Devin Castle, and then take in the views from Stary most. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, appreciate the history behind Cumil, make a trip to Schone Naci Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, and finally steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bratislava online attractions planner .

Drive from Prague to Bratislava in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. August in Bratislava sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest online route planner .

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Spas
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Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

2
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
On the 1st (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally make a trip to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 2nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), see the interesting displays at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Krakow online road trip planner .

You can fly from Budapest to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Budapest in August; daily highs in Krakow reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Madrid in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Krakow in September: high temperatures in Madrid hover around 32°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Retiro Park ©
Retiro Park

2
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
On the 6th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Micalet - Miguelete and then admire the striking features of La Lonja de la Seda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): shop like a local with Central Market (Mercado Central), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Valencia Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir, and finally don't miss a visit to City of the Arts and Sciences.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Valencia road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, Valencia is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Childrens Museums
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City of the Arts and Sciences ©
City of the Arts and Sciences
Central Market (Mercado Central) ©
Central Market (Mercado Central)
Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia

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