32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Drive
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive
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Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

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.
Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Hungarian National Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest visit planner.

Vancouver, Canada to Budapest is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Vancouver to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in May: highs in Budapest hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 2 — 7:

Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
For shopping fun, head to Vienna Naschmarkt or Xocolat. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Stephen's Cathedral and The Hofburg. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the landmark architecture of Belvedere Palace, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, and step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Vienna tour planning website.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
On the 11th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Vitus, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Jost Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, examine the collection at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then step into the grandiose world of The State Chateau of Hluboká, and finally steep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cesky Krumlov travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 10 — 12:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at DOX Centre for Contemporary Art and Lobkowicz Palace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Jewish Museum in Prague. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, look for gifts at Artel, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay May 12 — 17:

Berlin, Germany

— 5 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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Do your shopping at Winterfeldt Markt and Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, stop by Rausch Schokoladenhaus, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 17 — 22:

Wroclaw, Poland

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Panorama Raclawicka. Spend the 23rd (Thu) among pleasant surroundings at Rynek of Wroclaw. There's still lots to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town- Historic Center, get to know the resident critters at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, and get a sense of history and politics at Wroclaw Town Hall.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wroclaw travel planner.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Wroclaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Wroclaw are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Tours · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:

Krakow, Poland

— 4 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Get some historical perspective at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Cathedral. Wieliczka Salt Mine and Muzeum Uniwersytetu Jagiellonskiego Collegium Maius will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and take in panoramic vistas at Museum of Krakow Town Hall Tower.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Wroclaw to Krakow by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May in Krakow, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 28:

Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
You'll explore and learn at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum and The National Museum in Warsaw. For shopping fun, head to Rynek Starego Miasta or Nowy Swiat. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, steep yourself in history at Lazienki Palace (Palac Lazienkowski), pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and make a trip to Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Warsaw trip builder app.

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping
Find places to stay May 28 — 31: