21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: New York City, United States
+3
Subway + Train + Fly + Train:  7 h 30 min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 day
Train + Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  8 h 15 min
4
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Lviv, Ukraine
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 45 min
7
Leeds, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
London, United Kingdom
— Few hours
+3
Train + Fly + Train + Subway:  8 h 30 min
End: New York City, United States

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day
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge and then make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London trip planner.

New York City, USA to London is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of subway, train, and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to London is 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in London at 61°F and lows at 48°F. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hamburg.
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Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 5th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): stroll around Planten un Blomen, see the interesting displays at U-Bootmuseum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, then get to know the fascinating history of Alter Elbtunnel, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Townhall.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hamburg itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of train and flight from London to Hamburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Hamburg is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, and contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, and have some family-friendly fun at Fear Factory.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Krakow in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October in Krakow, expect temperatures between 56°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Lviv.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square

2
nights
Lviv, Ukraine

Lviv ©
Instead of Soviet buildings typical of Ukraine, Lviv boasts a charming Central European-style old town with World Heritage Site status.
Lviv is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rynok Square, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lychakiv Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Armenian Virgin Mary's Dormition Church, and examine the collection at Beer Cultural Experience Center “Lvivarnya”.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Lviv travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Lviv takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Lviv. In October, daytime highs in Lviv are 55°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Lviv

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Lychakiv Cemetery ©
Lychakiv Cemetery
Rynok Square ©
Rynok Square
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral ©
Svyatogo Yura Cathedral

5
nights
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Prague itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lviv to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lviv to Prague. October in Prague sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Leeds.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

2
nights
Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds ©
One of the most cosmopolitan, innovative, and prosperous cities in the country, Leeds went from a run-down mill town to a hip 21st-century urban center in just a few decades.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Royal Armouries Museum, get your game on at Live For Today Adventures - Hazlewood Castle, and then walk around Roundhay Park.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Leeds tour planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Prague to Leeds in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 55°F in October, and nighttime lows around 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Leeds

Fun & Games Outdoors Museums
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Royal Armouries Museum ©
Royal Armouries Museum
Roundhay Park ©
Roundhay Park

few
hours
London, United Kingdom

London ©
On the 23rd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace and then contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the London online journey planner.

Getting from Leeds to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Leeds in October, you will find days in London are a bit warmer (61°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites
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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

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