24 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Adenau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Wetzlar, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Borough Market, Piccadilly Circus, Chinatown, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Westminster Abbey and The British Museum. Visit St. Paul's Cathedral and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. There's much more to do: grab your bike and head to BrakeAway Bike Tours, make a trip to Big Ben, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London sightseeing planning website.

Austin, USA to London is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Austin to London. Traveling from Austin in May, expect nights in London to be little chillier, around 46°F, while days are cooler, around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (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.
You've added Chinatown avec Thuy, Bateaux Parisiens, Pantheon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): play a few rounds at UGolf Chateau de Rochefort, admire the striking features of Luxembourg Palace, and then wander the streets of Place de la Bastille. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Cour du Commerce Saint Andre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, take a stroll through Right Bank (Rive Droite), then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation planning tool.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Adenau.
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Adenau, Germany — 1 night

Adenau is a town in the High Eifel in Germany. On the 16th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Johannes der Taufer Kath. Pfarrkirche in Adenau, awaken your taste buds at Winzergenossenschaft Mayschoss-Altenahr, do a tasting at Winzergenossenschaft Mayschoss, then explore the historical opulence of Are Castle, and finally trek along Rotweinwanderweg.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Adenau trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Paris to Adenau in 5.5 hours. You will leave for Wetzlar on the 17th (Wed).
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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 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Marburger Landgrafenschloss Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Elizabeth Kirche, don't miss a visit to Elefantenklo, then wander the streets of Historische Altstadt Wetzlar, and finally contemplate the long history of Wetzlar Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Basaltpark Wanderweg, then awaken your taste buds at Birkenhof Brennerei, then hike along Kroppacher Schweiz, and finally Head underground at Herbstlabyrinth Breitscheid.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Wetzlar trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Adenau to Wetzlar by car takes about 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Wetzlar are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 1 night

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 19th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Barrage Vauban and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centre-ville de Strasbourg.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Strasbourg online trip maker.

You can drive from Wetzlar to Strasbourg in 3 hours. In May in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 5 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 a sense of the local culture at Nymphenburg Palace and St. Peter's Church. Visiting English Garden and Alpseebad will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Andechs Monastery (in Andechs), Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Old Town (in Regensburg). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, examine the collection at BMW Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and contemplate the long history of Asamkirche.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Strasbourg to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fortress Hohensalzburg and Schloss Hellbrunn. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salzburg Cathedral and Mozarts Geburtshaus. Venture out of the city with trips to Gollinger Wasserfall (in Golling an der Salzach), Eisriesenwelt (in Werfen) and Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, explore the striking landscape at Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, and contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg road trip site.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 65°F in May, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vienna.
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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.
Get outdoors at Helenental and Allander Tropfsteinhohle. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunner Gardens. Take a break from Vienna with a short trip to Biospharenpark Wienerwald in Tullnerbach, about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt, and admire the landmark architecture of Church of the Jesuits.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Vienna route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. May in Vienna sees daily highs of 67°F and lows of 50°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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