22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
4
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
5
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
7
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
9
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
11
Giethoorn, The Netherlands
— 1 night

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to 3d Gallery Budapest, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and finally have some family-friendly fun at E-Exit Escape Game. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, then steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, then pause for some photo ops at Statue of St Stephen, and finally contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue.

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Bengaluru, India to Budapest is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Budapest to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Tours · Fun & Games
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Food Tours
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, browse the exhibits of National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Prague travel planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Budapest in May, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 7 — 8:
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Frauenkirche, admire the natural beauty at Hofgarten, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then walk around Theresienwiese, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Munich online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Munich sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 10:
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, walk around Wildpark Bruderhaus, enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Decks, then don't miss a visit to Buerkliplatz, and finally stroll around Parkanlage Zuerihorn.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Zurich day trip tool.

Getting from Munich to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Observation Decks, Wildpark Bruderhaus
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
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Wildpark Bruderhaus ©
Wildpark Bruderhaus
Parasailing & Paragliding
Observation Decks ©
Observation Decks

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kids will enjoy Seilpark Interlaken and Interlaken Walking Tours. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jungfraujoch and Vieille Ville de Thoune. Step out of Interlaken to go to Thun and see Obere Hauptgasse, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: cross one thing off your bucket list with Skydive Switzerland, take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, fly like a bird with Airtime Paragliding, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rom.-Katholische Kirchgemeinde.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Thun, Jungfraujoch
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Skydive Switzerland ©
Skydive Switzerland
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Schlosskirche ©
Schlosskirche

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre dell'Orologio, don't miss a visit to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Venice trip planning website.

You can drive from Interlaken to Venice in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Interlaken in May, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Step off the beaten path and head to Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Family-friendly places like Colosseum and Villa Borghese will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Getting from Venice to Rome by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
On the 19th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Philippe-Chatrier Court, admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then snap pictures at Pont-Neuf, and finally don't miss a visit to Place des Vosges.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip builder app.

You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in May: high temperatures in Paris hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 18 — 20:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Place des Vosges ©
Place des Vosges

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nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye and then wander the streets of Westminster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): walk around Kensington Gardens, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, stroll around Hampstead Heath, then walk around Regent's Park, and finally wander the streets of Soho.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London online trip planner.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. May in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
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Food Tours
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, stop by The Jordaan, then explore the activities along Herengracht, then examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House, and finally examine the collection at Micropia.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Amsterdam. In May, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Giethoorn.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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night
Giethoorn, The Netherlands

Giethoorn ©
Giethoorn is a village in the Dutch province of Overijssel. On the 25th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, see the interesting displays at Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie, then examine the collection at Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus, and finally identify plant and animal life at Natuurgebied Holtingerveld.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Giethoorn trip maker.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Giethoorn in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Giethoorn are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giethoorn

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Natuurgebied Holtingerveld
Find places to stay May 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus ©
Museum Giethoorn 't Olde Maat Uus
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie ©
Gloria Maris Schelpengalerie

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