57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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57 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
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
train + Fly:  8​h
18
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
19
Roskilde, Denmark
— 1 night
20
Silkeborg, Denmark
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
21
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
22
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
23
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
24
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
25
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
26
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
27
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
28
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pitt Rivers Museum. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum and then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Oxford vacation maker site .

Paris, France to Oxford is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Oxford. Traveling from Paris in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 9°C in Oxford. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the train ride to Bath.

Things to do in Oxford

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Avebury, Lacock Abbey
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:
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Avebury Stone Circle ©
Avebury Stone Circle
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pulteney Bridge. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Pulteney Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bath itinerary app .

You can take a train from Oxford to Bath in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Oxford.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Highclere Castle, Stonehenge
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The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Highclere Castle ©
Highclere Castle
Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge

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night
Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Oxford trip maker tool .

You can take a train from Bath to Oxford in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. On the 4th (Wed), you're off toYork.

Things to do in Oxford

Nightlife Outdoors Parks
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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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of York City Walls, examine the collection at York Castle Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Jorvik Viking Centre.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our York road trip app .

Getting from Oxford to York by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In September, daily temperatures in York can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Carlisle.

Things to do in York

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

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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, Helm Crag and Hadrian's Wall & Housesteads Roman Fort. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Hadrian's Wall & Housesteads Roman Fort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Helm Crag and then steep yourself in history at Castlerigg Stone Circle.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Carlisle trip builder website .

Traveling by car from York to Carlisle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. 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

Trails Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blackness Castle, Midhope Castle, Edinburgh Castle, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): make a trip to The Real Mary King's Close. On your second day here, learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, and then go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Edinburgh sightseeing planner .

Traveling by train from Carlisle to Edinburgh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carlisle in September, Edinburgh is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pitlochry.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

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

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night
Pitlochry, United Kingdom

Pitlochry ©
Pitlochry is a burgh in the county of Perthshire in Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Pitlochry trip planner .

Traveling by car from Edinburgh to Pitlochry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Inverness.

Things to do in Pitlochry

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Loch Ness, Urquhart Castle, Rannoch Moor Visitor Centre, Glen Coe
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.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Inverness trip planner .

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. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Isle of Skye.

Things to do in Inverness

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Culloden Battlefield, Clava Cairns
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Culloden Battlefield ©
Culloden Battlefield
Clava Cairns ©
Clava Cairns
Inverness Castle Viewpoint ©
Inverness Castle Viewpoint

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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 Quiraing (Hill Walk), The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye and The Old Man of Storr. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Quiraing (Hill Walk). Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at The Old Man of Storr and then admire the sheer force of The Fairy Pools, Glen Brittle, Isle of Skye.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Isle of Skye trip site .

Getting from Inverness to Isle of Skye by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. In September, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 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

Nature Parks
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

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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): step into the grandiose world of Dunrobin Castle and Gardens and then explore the ancient world of Skara Brae.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read John O'Groats road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Isle of Skye to John O'Groats. In September, daily temperatures in John O'Groats can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough 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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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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): have fun and explore at The Kon-Tiki Museum, get in on the family fun at The Norwegian Museum of Cultural History, and then get engrossed in the history at Viking Ship Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo trip itinerary builder tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from John O'Groats to Oslo. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour 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

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Voringsfossen.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bergen online journey planner .

You can fly from Oslo to Bergen in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Bergen, with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Geiranger.

Things to do in Bergen

Nature Parks

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.
You've now added Geiranger Fjord to your itinerary.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geiranger online road trip planner .

You can drive from Bergen to Geiranger in 7.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September in Geiranger, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Stockholm.

Things to do in Geiranger

Nature Parks
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. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum and then examine the collection at Skansen.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm visit planner.

Getting from Geiranger to Stockholm by car takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. In September, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Helsinki.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature

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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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 National Museum of Finland to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Finland. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki online trip planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 1 hour. September in Helsinki sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for 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 ©
The National Museum of Finland ©
The National Museum of Finland

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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. On the 25th (Wed), see Santa Claus Office. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Santa Claus Village.

Make your Rovaniemi itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

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

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village
Santa Claus Office ©
Santa Claus Office

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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 Kunstkamera Peter The Great's Antropology and Ethnography Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, then see the interesting displays at Russian Museum of Ethnography, and then examine the collection at Saint Isaac's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg online vacation builder .

Do a combination of flight and train from Rovaniemi to St. Petersburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rovaniemi to St. Petersburg. 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. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off 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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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 (Den Lille Havfrue) and National Museum of Denmark. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Copenhagen, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Lejre Land of Legends and then admire the landmark architecture of Viking Ship Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Aarhus Vikingemuseet.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Roskilde trip planning app .

Roskilde is just a stone's throw from Copenhagen. In October, daily temperatures in Roskilde can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Silkeborg.

Things to do in Roskilde

Museums

Side Trips

Lejre Land of Legends, Aarhus Vikingemuseet
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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Silkeborg, Denmark

Silkeborg ©
Silkeborg is a Danish town with a population of 43,158 (1 January 2014). You've now added Ribe Vikinge Center to your itinerary.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Silkeborg planner .

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

Things to do in Silkeborg

Museums Historic Sites

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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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.
You've now added Speicherstadt to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Silkeborg to Hamburg takes 4 hours. In October, daytime highs in Hamburg are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sat) before leaving for 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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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes East Side Gallery, Alexanderplatz, Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and other attractions you added. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, examine the collection at Neues Museum, then examine the collection 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, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for 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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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 Warsaw Rising Museum as well as Palace of Culture and Science.

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

Getting from Berlin to Warsaw by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. 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
Copernicus Science Centre ©
Copernicus Science Centre
Old Town ©
Old Town

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine, Plaszow Concentration Camp, and other attractions. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Muzeum Historyczne Miasta Krakowa Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera and then contemplate the long history of Plaszow Concentration Camp.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, read Krakow trip planner .

Take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Krakow are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles Bridge as well as Prague Castle. On the 12th (Sat), wander the streets of Old Town Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, and then take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Prague holiday site .

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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 State Opera House. On the 14th (Mon), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schonbrunner Gardens, then catch a live performance at State Opera House, and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online tour planner .

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Wed) before leaving for Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (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 Neuschwanstein Castle, Museum of Antiquities, Marienplatz, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get curious at Deutsches Museum, explore the world behind art at Museum of Antiquities, and then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some familiar sights at Bavarian Film Studio and then get curious at Paleontological Museum Munich.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Munich itinerary planning app .

You can take a train from Vienna to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daytime highs in Munich are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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 maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bern road trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Bern by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. October in Bern sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride 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.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Geneva tour planner.

Drive from Bern to Geneva in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums
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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 see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Gruyeres road trip tool .

Getting from Geneva to Gruyeres by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: 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. Visit Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Milan sightseeing planner.

Getting from Gruyeres to Milan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Gruyeres in October; daily highs in Milan reach 21°C and lows reach 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lago di Como
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Doge's Palace as well as Chiesa di San Barnaba. On the 25th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Chiesa di San Barnaba and then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Venice itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Milan to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Venice are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 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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