26 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Wetzlar, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Strasbourg, France
— 2 nights
Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

The Square Mile

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and hunt for treasures at Camden Market.

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Austin, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is 6 hours. While traveling from Austin, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in London, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Luxembourg Palace, then appreciate the history behind Pantheon, then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and finally catch all the local highlights with Bateaux Parisiens.

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Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Zoo Frankfurt, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then snap pictures at Iron Bridge, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Mainkai. Here are some ideas for day two: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Frankfurt takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Wetzlar.
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Wetzlar, Germany — 2 nights

The city of Wetzlar, located in the state of Hesse, Germany, is a former Free imperial city that owed much of its fame to being the seat of the Imperial Supreme Court of the Holy Roman Empire. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Braunfels, explore the historical opulence of Weilburg Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bischofliches Haus, then don't miss a visit to Limburg Cathedral, and finally snap pictures at Alte Lahnbrucke Limburg an der Lahn. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Mineralogisches Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elizabeth Kirche, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michaelskapelle, see the interesting displays at Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum, then see the interesting displays at Mathematikum, and finally snap pictures at Alte Lahnbruecke.

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Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Wetzlar takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 2 nights

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, make a trip to Barrage Vauban, ponder the world of politics at European Parliament Strasbourg, admire the striking features of Place Kleber, then learn about winemaking at Domaine Albert Seltz, and finally don't miss a visit to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Centre-ville de Strasbourg, take an in-depth tour of Alsatian Museum, explore the historical opulence of Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, then do a tasting at Domaine Koeberle-Kreyer, then explore the world behind art at Musée d'Unterlinden, and finally steep yourself in history at Vieille ville d'Eguisheim.

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Traveling by car from Wetzlar to Strasbourg takes 3 hours. In February in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 8°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 2 nights

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 13th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), explore the historical opulence of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, then examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

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You can do a combination of flight and train from Strasbourg to Salzburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Strasbourg in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Salzburg, with lows of -3°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Munich side-trips: Schwangau (Schloss Neuschwanstein & Poellat Gorge) and Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, and get curious at Deutsches Museum.

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You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus, pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, then make a trip to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", then get great views at 5 Fingers, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee.

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Getting from Munich to Hallstatt by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), and explore the world behind art at MuseumsQuartier Wien.

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Getting from Hallstatt to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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