18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
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Passau, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights

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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest itinerary planning site.

San Francisco, USA to Budapest is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Budapest is 9 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in April since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. On your second day here, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 29 — 30:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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.
On the 30th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Michalska Brana, pause for some photo ops at Cumil, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, then don't miss a visit to Kapitulska Street, and finally wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bratislava trip maker website.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 62°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Passau.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

2
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Passau, Germany

Passau ©
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
On the 3rd (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul Church. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Baumwipfelpfad Bavarian Forest, make a trip to Veste Oberhaus, then explore the historical opulence of Veste Niederhaus, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Dom St. Stephan.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Passau route planner.

Drive from Bratislava to Passau in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Passau

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Neuschonau, Waldwipfelweg
Find places to stay May 3 — 5:
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Baumwipfelpfad Bavarian Forest ©
Baumwipfelpfad Bavarian Forest
Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan

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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague route builder website.

Getting from Passau to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in May, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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