22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe holiday builder

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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly
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Riga, Latvia
— 5 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes SEA LIFE London Aquarium, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter and Hyde Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum and St. Paul's Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the landmark architecture of Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our London trip itinerary builder site.

Newark, USA to London is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Newark to London. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Newark in August; daily highs in London reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Riga.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Riga, Latvia

— 5 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.
Family-friendly places like Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Jurmala Beach will thrill your kids. It doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Central Market (Centraltirgus) and take a peaceful walk through Dzintari Forest Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Riga trip itinerary planner.

Fly from London to Riga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Riga due to the time zone difference. In August in Riga, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 57°F at night. You will leave for Vienna on the 24th (Sat).

Things to do in Riga

Parks · Beaches · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Let the collections at The Hofburg and MuseumsQuartier Wien capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, find something for the whole family at Prater, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Vienna trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Riga to Vienna takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Riga to Vienna. Traveling from Riga in August, you will find days in Vienna are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · 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.
Head to Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Koller Galleryfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and browse the fresh offerings at Central Market Hall.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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