17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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Gera, Germany
— 1 night
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Bojnice, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Tapolca, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
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Gera, Germany — 1 night

Gera is the third-largest city in Thuringia, Germany, with 96,000 inhabitants, located 55km south of Leipzig, 75km east of Erfurt and 120km west of Dresden.Gera was first mentioned in 995 and developed to a city during the 13th century. To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Gera sightseeing website.

Mons, Belgium to Gera is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Mons in April since evenings lows in Gera dip to 8°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Basilica, and finally explore the galleries of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), take a stroll through Kazmierz The Former Jewish District, then steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, and finally see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Krakow online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gera to Krakow. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Gera in April since evenings lows in Krakow dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Bojnice.
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Bojnice, Slovakia — 1 night

Bojnice is a historical town in central Slovakia at the upper Nitra river, near the city of Prievidza. On the 5th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of SNM - Bojnice Castle Museum and then take some stellar pictures from Bojnice Lookout.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Bojnice trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Bojnice takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Fisherman's Bastion and Hungarian Parliament Building will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Bojnice to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. April in Budapest sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Tapolca.
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Tapolca, Hungary — 2 nights

Tapolca is a town in Veszprém county, Hungary, close to Lake Balaton. On the 10th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Csobanc, then contemplate the waterfront views at Malom Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Cave. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with Liliomkert Market, make a trip to Szigliget Castle, and then step into the grandiose world of Sumeg Castle.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tapolca sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Budapest to Tapolca in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Tapolca sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 2 nights

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 12th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle and then get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, snap pictures at New Bridge (Novy Most), then pause for some photo ops at Cumil, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bratislava Old Town.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Tapolca to Bratislava takes 2.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Albertina, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, and see the interesting displays at Mozarthaus Vienna.

For reviews and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Bratislava to Vienna in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic — 1 night

Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): examine the collection at Regionalni Muzeum v Ceskem Krumlove, then get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and then explore the historical opulence of Cesky Krumlov Castle.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Cesky Krumlov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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