22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
3
Riga, Latvia
— 4 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights

5
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.
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
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
Prater ©
Prater

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Matthias Church. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), test the waters at a local thermal spa, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

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Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Thermal Spas

4
nights
Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
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 Dzintari Forest Park. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Jurmala Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church, explore the striking landscape of Gauja National Park, and get engrossed in the history at Latvijas Okupācijas muzejs.

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

Side Trips

Jurmala, Gauja National Park, Salaspils Memorial Ensemble
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Jurmala Beach ©
Jurmala Beach
Dzintari Forest Park ©
Dzintari Forest Park
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens and Natural History Museum make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, 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

Side Trip

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye

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