16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy
— 2 nights
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Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
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Bologna, Italy
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Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Holy Cross Church, then get to know the fascinating history of Canaletto Blick, then see the interesting displays at The Royal Porcelain Collection, and finally get engrossed in the history at Transport Museum Dresden. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Albertinum and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dresden trip app.

Berlin to Dresden is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 57°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

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Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

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.
On the 21st (Sun), explore the galleries of Lobkowicz Palace. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Staroměstská mostecká věž, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, then appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Dresden to Prague in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. October in Prague sees daily highs of 56°F and lows of 43°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Salzburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 23:

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent and then make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Petersfriedhof, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg online vacation planner.

You can drive from Prague to Salzburg in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 25:

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Olympic Tower and then sample the tasty concoctions at Andechs Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tegernsee.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Munich online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Salzburg to Munich by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 57°F, and evening lows to 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can fly to Milan.

Things to do in Munich

Nature · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
You've now added Teatro Alla Scala to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, steep yourself in history at Abbazia di Chiaravalle, then take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally catch a live performance at Teatro Alla Scala. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Michele Maggiore, then steep yourself in history at Certosa di Pavia, and finally take in the views from Ponte Coperto.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Milan trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Munich to Milan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in October: high temperatures in Milan hover around 65°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Santo Stefano Belbo.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:

Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy

— 2 nights
Santo Stefano Belbo is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Cuneo in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 60km southeast of Turin and about 60km northeast of Cuneo.It is the birthplace of 20th century author Cesare Pavese. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): do a tasting at Cantina Josetta Saffirio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of A Spasso per Bene Vagienna, and then step into the grandiose world of Castello e Torre di Roccaverano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Mario Giribaldi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa della Madonna della Neve, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Chiara, and finally learn about winemaking at Azienda Agricola Negro Angelo & Figli.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santo Stefano Belbo journey planning site.

Getting from Milan to Santo Stefano Belbo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Milan in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 47°F in Santo Stefano Belbo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Santo Stefano Belbo

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:

Pisa, Italy

— 1 night
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 31st (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then examine the collection at Palazzo Blu, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Piero a Grado, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Palazzo Pfanner.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Pisa trip planner.

Drive from Santo Stefano Belbo to Pisa in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santo Stefano Belbo in October; daily highs in Pisa reach 71°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:

Bologna, Italy

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Ferrara Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale, then get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura di Ferrara, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Basilica di San Domenico.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Bologna trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Bologna takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Pisa in November, you will find days in Bologna are little chillier (55°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

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