18 days in Europe Itinerary

18 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Kassel, Germany
— 2 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
3
Brno, Czech Republic
— 1 night
4
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
8
Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
9
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
10
Dusseldorf, Germany
— 2 nights
11
Celle, Germany
— 3 nights

2
nights
Kassel, Germany

Kassel ©
Despite suffering total devastation from bombing raids and house-to-house combat during the Second World War, Kassel today has been revitalized as a city of high education, high culture, and the arts.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Hercules Monument, then get a taste of the local shopping with Caricatura, Galerie fuer Komische Kunst, then examine the collection at Museum fuer Sepulkralkultur, and finally see the interesting displays at Grimm World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Wilhelmshohe, take in the dramatic scenery at Steinhofer Wasserfall, and then walk around Bergpark.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Kassel tour builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Kassel is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In July in Kassel, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Kassel

Museums · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Museum fuer Sepulkralkultur ©
Museum fuer Sepulkralkultur
Schloss Wilhelmshohe ©
Schloss Wilhelmshohe
Steinhofer Wasserfall ©
Steinhofer Wasserfall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): visit Lesser Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Katie Feygie Art Gallery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Kassel to Prague in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brno.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

1
night
Brno, Czech Republic

Brno ©
A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
On the 29th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Tugendhat, then steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle, and finally examine the collection at Mendel Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Brno day trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Brno by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Brno, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Spilberk Castle ©
Spilberk Castle
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
Villa Tugendhat ©
Villa Tugendhat

1
night
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally contemplate the long history of Devin Castle.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Bratislava trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Brno to Bratislava in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. July in Bratislava sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Bratislava Old Town ©
Bratislava Old Town
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle

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 31st (Fri), steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, look for gifts at Xocolat, then make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Donauinsel, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, and finally admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Vienna online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. July in Vienna sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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 2nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and finally admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Salzburger Altstadt, take in the exciting artwork at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Franziskanerkirche.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Salzburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Munich driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
English Garden ©
English Garden
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
BMW Welt ©
BMW Welt

1
night
Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Staatsgalerie, then wander the streets of Konigstrasse, then don't miss a visit to Palace Square, and finally examine the collection at Porsche Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Stuttgart travel planning app.

Drive from Munich to Stuttgart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Staatsgalerie ©
Staatsgalerie
Palace Square ©
Palace Square

1
night
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 6th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Main-Taunus Zentrum, then explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, then snap pictures at Iron Bridge, and finally steep yourself in history at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Stuttgart to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Main-Taunus Zentrum
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum

2
nights
Dusseldorf, Germany

Dusseldorf ©
Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Museum Ludwig. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, look for gifts at Altstadt, take a stroll through Konigsallee, then delve into the distant past at ArcheoPoint, and finally see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Dusseldorf.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Dusseldorf online attractions planner.

Take a train from Frankfurt to Dusseldorf in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Celle.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Cologne
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Chocolate Museum ©
Chocolate Museum
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig

3
nights
Celle, Germany

Celle ©
Celle is a town and capital of the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Das Alte Rathaus, explore the historical opulence of Herzogschloss Celle, then get to know the fascinating history of Kalandgasse, then get engrossed in the history at Bomann Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stadtkirche Sankt Marien. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Lueneburger Heide, get some fabulous bargains at Designer Outlet Soltau, and then steep yourself in history at Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Celle trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Dusseldorf to Celle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. In August, daily temperatures in Celle can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Celle

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Wildpark Lueneburger Heide, Designer Outlet Soltau, Deutsches Panzermuseum
Find places to stay Aug 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Herzogschloss Celle ©
Herzogschloss Celle
Deutsches Panzermuseum ©
Deutsches Panzermuseum
Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen ©
Gedenkstatte Bergen-Belsen

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