17 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

17 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

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17 days in Western Europe & Budapest Itinerary

Start: Seattle, United States
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Seattle, United States

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.
Louvre Museum has been added to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse and Île de la Cité. Get some historical perspective at Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, and see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary maker tool .

Seattle, USA to Paris is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 9 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 70°F, while at night they dip 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
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Zaccaria, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Pantalon, and finally wander the streets of Cannaregio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Piazza San Marco, make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Venice road trip tool .

Getting from Paris to Venice by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 77°F and 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

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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 ©

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.
Get some cultural insight at Halaszbastya and Matthias Church. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Hősök tere. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, and examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Budapest online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 71°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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 21st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Minoritenkirche, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Dominican Church, then admire the striking features of Church of the Jesuits, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna vacation planning site .

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 69°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Church of the Jesuits ©
Church of the Jesuits

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 23rd (Thu): wander the streets of Steingasse, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and then contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), contemplate the long history of Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and finally gain insight at Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church).

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Salzburg online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 50°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive 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) ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Burgersaalkirche, and finally admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Munich travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Munich sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums
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Heiliggeistkirche ©
Heiliggeistkirche
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

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