17 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights

4
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Louvre Museum. Get some cultural insight at Eiffel Tower and Hotel de Ville. Popular historic sites such as Arc de Triomphe and Île de la Cité are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres, steep yourself in history at Sainte-Chapelle, and make a trip to Ile Saint-Louis.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary planner.

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Seattle to Paris. In September, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 53°F. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Zaccaria, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of San Pantalon, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Venice holiday planner.

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Venice at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute ©
Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Liberty Statue and Budapest Pinball Museum. Popular historic sites such as Fisherman's Bastion and Citadel are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, make a trip to Heroes' Square, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Minoritenkirche, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Michael's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Minoritenkirche ©
Minoritenkirche

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take a stroll through Steingasse, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and then steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, and finally deepen your understanding at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church).

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
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Steingasse ©
Steingasse
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

2
nights
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 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Munich Residenz and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Munich trip builder tool.

You can drive from Salzburg to Munich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 47°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Heiliggeistkirche ©
Heiliggeistkirche
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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