13 days in Europe Itinerary

13 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: London, United Kingdom
Train + Fly:  5 h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h
6
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
La Spezia, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
9
Turin, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + Train:  4 h 45 min
End: London, United Kingdom

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 12th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady before Tyn and then don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague road trip app.

London, UK to Prague is an approximately 5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

1
night
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, and finally contemplate the long history of Former Fink Cafe.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cesky Krumlov day trip planning website.

Drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Cesky Krumlov, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
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Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and finally contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Salzburg attractions tool.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, choose your vessel at Lake Hallstatt Explorer, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish of the Assumption, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Hallstatt trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Parish of the Assumption ©
Parish of the Assumption
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip website.

Drive from Hallstatt to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
House of Terror Museum ©
House of Terror Museum

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 19th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Forum of Augustus, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in September, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Fri), explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the landmark architecture of Campanile di Giotto, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

1
night
La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia ©
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take a memorable tour with Emasail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the La Spezia online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to La Spezia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in La Spezia sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Turin.

Things to do in La Spezia

Tours Outdoors Transportation
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Emasail ©
Emasail

1
night
Turin, Italy

Turin ©
A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
On the 24th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo, then examine the collection at Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Nazionale del Cinema.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Turin driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from La Spezia to Turin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from La Spezia in September: highs in Turin hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Turin

Museums
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Museo Nazionale del Cinema ©
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile ©
Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile
Piazza San Carlo ©
Piazza San Carlo

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