20 days in Europe Itinerary

20 days in Europe Itinerary

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20 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
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.
On the 23rd (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy and then make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament.

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Melbourne, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Central European Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Budapest reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Berlin online road trip planner .

Fly from Budapest to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Anne Frank House and Grote Markt for their historical value. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, admire nature's wide array of creatures at ARTIS, and contemplate the long history of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online tour builder .

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grote Markt
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): make a trip to Marienplatz, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum and then see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 9°C in Munich. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Childrens Museums
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Schloss Hellbrunn and Mozarts Geburtshaus. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), don't miss a visit to Altstadt von Salzburg, take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg vacation planner.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks
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Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
St. Stephen's Cathedral and St. Rupert's Church (Ruprechtskirche) will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), appreciate the extensive heritage of Historic Center of Vienna, and stroll through Schonbrunner Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna vacation app .

Getting from Salzburg to Vienna by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 9:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, then stroll the grounds of Old Jewish Cemetery, and finally steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see maps and more tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

#Historic Sites, #Museums
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 11:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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