13 days in Europe & Austria Itinerary

13 days in Europe & Austria Itinerary

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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 day
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder website.

Springfield, USA to Barcelona is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. Traveling from Springfield to Barcelona, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Springfield in December, with highs in Barcelona at 59°F and lows at 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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 18th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then make a trip to Eiffel Tower.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in December, with highs in Paris at 47°F and lows at 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, then stroll around St. James's Park, and finally get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our London attractions planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 50°F, and evening lows to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Prague road trip planner.

Fly from London to Prague in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Prague, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from London in December, with highs in Prague at 41°F and lows at 32°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo and then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, daytime highs in Vienna are 41°F, while nighttime lows are 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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 25th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Budapest online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. December in Budapest sees daily highs of 40°F and lows of 29°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 27th (Fri), steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Rome itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in December; daily highs in Rome reach 57°F and lows reach 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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