5 days in Europe Itinerary

5 days in Europe Itinerary

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5 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom


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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Big Ben, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery, and finally explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, then snap pictures at Tower Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read London trip planner .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. May in London sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, then pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the striking features of Louvre Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner .

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In May, daytime highs in Paris are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the views from Charles Bridge, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Prague Castle, and finally take a stroll through Old Town Square.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Prague

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StaromEstske namEsti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
On the 27th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Wawel Royal Castle, then contemplate the long history of Wawel Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, and finally have fun at Shooting in Krakow - Cracow Shooting Academy - Strzelnica Krakow.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow route maker website .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Krakow are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle

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