14 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
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Paris, France — 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
On the 31st (Thu), admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

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Washington DC, USA to Paris is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to 47°F, and evening lows to 37°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can fly to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 1 night

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 2nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Florence, ranging from highs of 53°F to lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 3rd (Sun), delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally ponder the design of Trevi Fountain. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, and then browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

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Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 55°F, while at night they dip to 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, then take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue. On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, then steep yourself in history at Shoes on the Danube Bank, then contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and finally examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Rome in January; daily highs in Budapest reach 37°F and lows reach 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Discover out-of-the-way places like Albertina and Peterskirche. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Historic Center of Vienna, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, and ponder the world of politics at Rathaus.

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Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 38°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Hradcany, stop by Lesser Town, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

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You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°F, and evening lows to 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can fly to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 12th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally examine the collection at Horta Museum (Musee Horta).

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You can fly from Prague to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Brussels are 40°F, while nighttime lows are 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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