15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport, Drive to Graz
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Graz, Austria
— 2 nights
Train
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Krems an der Donau, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
5
Passau, Germany
Drive
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Regensburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Bus
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
Bus
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Graz, Austria — 2 nights

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Graz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Herz Jesu Kirche, see the interesting displays at Archaeology Museum, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Eggenberg, then examine the collection at FRida & freD - Das Grazer Kindermuseum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of Succor (Mariahilferkirche). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Stallbastei, pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarramt Thal-St. Jakob, see the interesting displays at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stift Rein, then explore the fascinating underground world of Lurgrotte Peggau, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Barenschutzklamm.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Graz online trip builder.

Ontario, USA to Graz is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 9 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Ontario in July, with highs in Graz at 80°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

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 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then examine the collection at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by car from Graz to Budapest takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.
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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 8th (Sat): examine the collection at Leopold Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Kahlenberg, see Off-Road Tours, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, then examine the collection at Hofburg, then admire the masterpieces at MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in July, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Krems an der Donau.
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Krems an der Donau, Austria — 1 night

Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): do a tasting at Weingut Sepp Moser, do a tasting at Winzer Krems, see the interesting displays at Motorrad-Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Duernstein, then pause for some serene contemplation at Durnstein Abbey, and finally learn about winemaking at Weingut Bohmer.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Krems an der Donau online holiday maker.

You can drive from Vienna to Krems an der Donau in an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Vienna in July since evenings lows in Krems an der Donau dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Passau.
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Passau, Germany

City of Three Rivers

Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kloster Niedernburg and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Passau sightseeing planning tool.

Drive from Krems an der Donau to Passau in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Regensburg.
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Regensburg, Germany — 2 nights

One of Germany’s oldest towns and home to a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Regensburg today offers a medieval charm not found in many of the country’s cities today.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Maria Laeng Kapelle, examine the collection at Domschatz Museum, take an in-depth tour of Historisches Museum, examine the collection at Golf Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirchengemeinde Dreieinigkeitskirche, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika St. Emmeram. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Georg Abbey Church, identify plant and animal life at Donaudurchbruch, contemplate the long history of Liberation Hall, then step into the grandiose world of Prunn Castle, then explore the historical opulence of Falkenhof Schloss Rosenburg, and finally step into the grandiose world of Burgruine Donaustauf.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Regensburg tour builder.

Getting from Passau to Regensburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Regensburg, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 55°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Nuremberg.
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Nuremberg, Germany — 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a splash at Kristall Palm Beach, then examine the collection at DB Museum (German Railway Museum), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and finally steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg travel route planner.

You can drive from Regensburg to Nuremberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, browse the exhibits of Lobkowicz Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, then explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeum Smyslů, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, visit Lesser Town, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in July, and nighttime lows around 59°F. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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