22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Graz, Austria
— 1 night
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Linz, Austria
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Leipzig, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, then ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and then head off the coast to Margaret Island.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Budapest is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Budapest due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bratislava.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:

Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Hlavne Namestie, steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, then admire the striking features of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then pause for some photo ops at Cumil, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Bratislava by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Sep 5 — 7:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, make a trip to Maria Theresia Denkmal, steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Peterskirche, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Belvedere Schlossgarten.

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You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Graz.
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Find places to stay Sep 7 — 9:

Graz, Austria — 1 night

With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 9th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz.

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Traveling by car from Vienna to Graz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Graz are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.
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Ljubljana, Slovenia — 2 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Ojstrica, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ljubljana tour planner.

You can drive from Graz to Ljubljana in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.
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Find places to stay Sep 10 — 12:

Zagreb, Croatia — 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, and finally make a trip to Tunel Gric. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take a stroll through Lower Town, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zagreb trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Ljubljana to Zagreb by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a train. In September in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Linz.
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Linz, Austria — 1 night

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): explore the activities along Der Au-see, then take an in-depth tour of KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hohenrausch 2021.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Linz road trip website.

Getting from Zagreb to Linz by car takes about 4.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): go deep underground at Salzwelten Salzburg, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Salzburg planner.

Getting from Linz to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 1 night

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Hofkirche, then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then fly down the slopes at Rosshutte, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck travel route site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Vaduz.
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein — 1 night

As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Liechtenstein Center, explore the world behind art at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, appreciate the history behind Reclining Woman, then explore the activities along Ganglesee Lake, then hike along Furstin-Gina-Weg, and finally stroll through Galina Falcon Center.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Vaduz online trip builder.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Vaduz in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Munich.
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 18:

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 19th (Mon): stroll around Theresienwiese, explore the activities along Starnberger See, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, then don't miss a visit to Rathaus-Glockenspiel, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, then make a trip to Eisbach Wave, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Munich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) 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.
On the 21st (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Franz Kafka Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Hradcany. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip builder.

Getting from Munich to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Prague, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Leipzig.
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Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:

Leipzig, Germany — 1 night

Little Paris

Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo Leipzig, buy something for everyone on your list at Hauptbahnhof Leipzig, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church (Nikolaikirche), and finally pause for some photo ops at Volkerschlachtdenkmal.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Leipzig online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Prague to Leipzig takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daily temperatures in Leipzig can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

Berlin, Germany — 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Gendarmenmarkt, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), and finally take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, admire the striking features of Reichstag Building, and then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin online trip planner.

You can drive from Leipzig to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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