57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Paris, France
+2
Train + Bus + Train:  5 h 30 min
1
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  3 h
4
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Carlisle, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
6
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Inverness, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h
10
John O'Groats, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h
11
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
12
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
13
Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
Bus + Train:  13 h
14
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
15
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
16
Rovaniemi, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
17
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h
18
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
19
Roskilde, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
20
Silkeborg, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
21
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 45 min
22
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  6 h
23
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
24
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Shuttle:  6 h
25
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h
26
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h
27
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
28
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
29
Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
30
Gruyeres, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
31
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
32
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h
End: Paris, France

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
You've now added Pitt Rivers Museum to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum and then examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Oxford trip planner.

Paris, France to Oxford is an approximately 5- hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Paris in September, Oxford is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avebury, Lacock Abbey
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology ©
Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology

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Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
You've now added Pulteney Bridge to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then hunt for treasures at Pulteney Bridge.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bath online journey maker.

Take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Highclere Castle, Stonehenge
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Highclere Castle ©
Highclere Castle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

1
night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford
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Getting from Bath to Oxford by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for York.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:

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night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
You've now added Jorvik Viking Centre to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): delve into the distant past at York City Walls, then examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then examine the collection at Jorvik Viking Centre.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the York holiday planner.

Take a train from Oxford to York in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in York are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Thu) before leaving for Carlisle.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
Jorvik Viking Centre
Jorvik Viking Centre

1
night
Carlisle, United Kingdom

Carlisle ©
Carlisle is a city and the county town of Cumbria. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Castlerigg Stone Circle as well as Helm Crag. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Helm Crag and then explore the ancient world of Castlerigg Stone Circle.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Carlisle sightseeing planner.

You can drive from York to Carlisle in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Carlisle, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Carlisle

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Helm Crag, Castlerigg Stone Circle
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Castlerigg Stone Circle ©
Castlerigg Stone Circle
Helm Crag ©
Helm Crag

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nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Blackness Castle, Midhope Castle, Edinburgh Castle, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at National Museum of Scotland, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Carlisle to Edinburgh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carlisle in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Stirling, Linlithgow, Falkland Palace & Garden, Culross Abbey
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Doune Castle ©
Doune Castle
Stirling Castle
Stirling Castle

1
night
Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Pitlochry travel app.

Drive from Edinburgh to Pitlochry in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rannoch Moor Visitor Centre, Urquhart Castle, Glen Coe, Loch Ness
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Glen Coe ©
Glen Coe
Urquhart Castle ©
Urquhart Castle
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness

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nights
Inverness, United Kingdom

Inverness ©
Inverness, often described as the Gateway to the Highlands, is a thriving commercial and industrial center.
You've now added Clava Cairns to your itinerary.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Inverness travel route planning site.

Traveling by train from Pitlochry to Inverness takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns

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nights
Isle of Skye, United Kingdom

Isle of Skye ©
Blessed with picturesque lochs and a dramatic, rocky coastline, the far-flung Isle of Skye remains one of Scotland's most beloved destinations.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Quiraing, The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and The Old Man of Storr. On the 11th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at The Quiraing. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at The Old Man of Storr and then admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

Before you visit Isle of Skye, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Inverness to Isle of Skye in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to John O'Groats.

Things to do in Isle of Skye

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
The Quiraing ©
The Quiraing
The Old Man of Storr ©
The Old Man of Storr
The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye ©
The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye

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nights
John O'Groats, United Kingdom

John O'Groats ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Skara Brae as well as Dunrobin Castle and Gardens. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and then explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read John O'Groats online visit planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Isle of Skye to John O'Groats. In September in John O'Groats, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in John O'Groats

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Skara Brae, Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens ©
Dunrobin Castle and Gardens
Skara Brae ©
Skara Brae

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nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning) as well as Viking Ship Museum. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, get in on the family fun at Norsk Folkemuseum, and then take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Oslo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Explore your travel options from John O'Groats to Oslo with the Route module. Traveling from John O'Groats to Oslo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Oslo sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Kon-Tiki Museum ©
Kon-Tiki Museum
Norsk Folkemuseum ©
Norsk Folkemuseum

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night
Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
You've now added Voringsfossen to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Voringsfossen.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bergen journey planning website.

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in September, Bergen is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Voringsfossen
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Voringsfossen ©
Voringsfossen

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night
Geiranger, Norway

Geiranger ©
Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Geiranger Fjord. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Geiranger Fjord.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Geiranger online sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daytime highs in Geiranger are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Geiranger

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Geiranger Fjord ©
Geiranger Fjord

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Anundshog, The Swedish History Museum and Skansen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum and then examine the collection at Skansen.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Stockholm trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Geiranger to Stockholm in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Anundshog
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
The Swedish History Museum ©
The Swedish History Museum

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nights
Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
You've now added The National Museum of Finland to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The National Museum of Finland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Helsinki trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Helsinki, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Helsinki

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum ©
Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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nights
Rovaniemi, Finland

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Claus Village as well as SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): see Santa Claus Office. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Santa Claus Village.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Rovaniemi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Helsinki, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Rovaniemi, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Saint Isaac's Cathedral, Zoological Museum and The Kunstkamera. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, then examine the collection at Russian Museum of Ethnography, and then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read St. Petersburg road trip planning site.

You can fly from Rovaniemi to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Rovaniemi in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. Petersburg: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 9°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Copenhagen.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The Kunstkamera ©
The Kunstkamera

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nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tivoli Gardens, The Little Mermaid and National Museum of Denmark. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen due to the time zone difference. In September in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Wed) before leaving for Roskilde.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Theme Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

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Roskilde, Denmark

Roskilde ©
An ancient city from the Viking Age, today Roskilde welcomes a new crowd, especially as host of Roskilde Festival, a popular rock festival in Europe.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Lejre Land of Legends and then take a tour of Viking Ship Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Aarhus Vikingemuseet.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Roskilde online road trip planner.

Roskilde is just a stone's throw from Copenhagen. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Silkeborg.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums

Side Trips

Aarhus Vikingemuseet, Lejre Land of Legends
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Lejre Land of Legends ©
Lejre Land of Legends
Aarhus Vikingemuseet ©
Aarhus Vikingemuseet

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night
Silkeborg, Denmark

Silkeborg ©
Silkeborg is a Danish town with a population of 43,158 (1 January 2014). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ribe Vikinge Center.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Silkeborg day trip site.

Traveling by car from Roskilde to Silkeborg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Silkeborg sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Silkeborg

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Ribe Vikinge Center
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Ribe Vikinge Center ©
Ribe Vikinge Center

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night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Speicherstadt.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Hamburg online trip builder.

You can drive from Silkeborg to Hamburg in 4 hours. October in Hamburg sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
You've added East Side Gallery, Alexanderplatz, Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and other attractions to your itinerary. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, see the interesting displays at DDR Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and finally contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip maker app.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery

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nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego as well as Palace of Culture and Science.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Warsaw day trip website.

Getting from Berlin to Warsaw by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October in Warsaw, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego
Old Town ©
Old Town
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre

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nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Plaszow Concentration Camp, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera and then contemplate the long history of Plaszow Concentration Camp.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Krakow day trip site.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Krakow are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

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nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles Bridge as well as Prague Castle. On the 12th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and then snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Prague trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. October in Prague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum) as well as Wiener Staatsoper. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunner Gardens, catch a live performance at Wiener Staatsoper, and then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planning site.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Nightlife Parks
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Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
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The Hofburg

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
You've added Schloss Neuschwanstein, Staatliche Antikensammlung, Marienplatz, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, admire the masterpieces at Staatliche Antikensammlung, and then make a trip to Marienplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: see some familiar sights at Bavarian Film Studio and then get curious at Paleontological Museum Munich.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Munich online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Vienna to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bern.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Childrens Museums Tours

Side Trip

Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Staatliche Antikensammlung
Staatliche Antikensammlung

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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
You've now added Latenium to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bern tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Munich to Bern takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Museums

Side Trip

Latenium
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Latenium ©
Latenium

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Museum of Natural History (Museum d'Histoire naturelle) as well as The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Geneva travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums
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The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

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Gruyeres, Switzerland

Gruyeres ©
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Gruyeres sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Geneva to Gruyeres in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Gruyeres are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Milan.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Museums
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HR Giger Museum ©
HR Giger Museum

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lago di Como as well as I Navigli. Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Milan trip maker.

You can drive from Gruyeres to Milan in 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Gruyeres in October, with highs in Milan at 21°C and lows at 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lago di Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
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Piazza del Duomo
I Navigli ©
I Navigli

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Venice, Italy

Venice
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Doge's Palace has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice attractions planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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