22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Drive to Newark Liberty International Airport, Fly to Vienna International Airport
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
Fly
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Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 5 nights

City of Dreams

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 Schönbrunn Zoo will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and have fun and explore at ZOOM Kindermuseum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Vienna trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Newark, USA to Vienna is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Vienna. Traveling from Newark in August, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 80°F and lows about 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Szechenyi Lanchid. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest travel route website.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 60°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Riga.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature
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Riga, Latvia

— 4 nights

Paris of the North

Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Kids will enjoy Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Gauja National Park. When in Riga, make a side trip to see Salaspils Memorial Ensemble in Salaspils, approximately Salaspils away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Jurmala Beach, appreciate the history behind Freedom Monument, have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, and steep yourself in history at Latvian Ethnographic Open Air Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Riga itinerary planning website.

Fly from Budapest to Riga in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect nights in Riga to be about the same, around 57°F, while days are little chillier, around 72°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

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London, United Kingdom

— 6 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Tower Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Riga to London in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Riga to London is minus 2 hours. August in London sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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