19 days in Europe Itinerary

19 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris holiday maker tool.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, browse the exhibits of Atomium, then examine the collection at Museum of Cocoa and Chocolate (Musee du Cacao et du Chocolat), and finally make a trip to Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Brussels travel route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Brussels hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Theme Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cologne driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Cologne takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 7:

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Hamburg online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Cologne to Hamburg in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin, and finally meet the residents at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

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.
On the 12th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, and finally enjoy some diversion at Top Gun Prague Shooting Events.

Start your trip to Prague by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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 14th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then steep yourself in history at Chapel of St. Virgil, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On your second day here, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo and then laugh and play at Prater.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. August in Vienna sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mirabell Palace. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter).

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, then get curious at Deutsches Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19: