17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Dublin, Ireland
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  5 h 45 min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 45 min
3
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  5 h
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 15 min
End: Munich, Germany

3
nights
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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

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Dublin, Ireland to Paris is an approximately 5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In July, Paris is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville and then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then make a trip to Promenade des Anglais.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice online vacation builder.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in July since evenings lows in Nice dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Milan.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Milan day trip planner.

You can drive from Nice to Milan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Milan, with lows of 21°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tour Leader Venice. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Venice route site.

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and steep yourself in history at Matthias Church.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Budapest attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Venice to Budapest takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Venice in August since evenings lows in Budapest dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas Historic Sites Museums
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Thermal Spas
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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 7th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace and then browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vienna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 9th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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