22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Como, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Colmar, France
— 3 nights
Drive
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Strasbourg, France
— 1 night
Drive
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Freudenstadt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Konstanz, Germany
— 1 night
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Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights

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Milan, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 10th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Oasi Le Foppe, then relax in the rural setting at Asinoteca, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Milan sightseeing app.

Berlin, Germany to Milan is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Como.
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Como, Italy — 2 nights

City of Silk

Known for its idyllic location on the shores of Lake Como and at the foot of the Alps, Como is one of northern Italy's most popular tourist destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): browse the exhibits of Villa Carlotta, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa del Balbianello, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at I Giardini di Villa Melzi. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Faro voltiano, then identify plant and animal life at I Falconieri del Feudo, and then identify plant and animal life at Parco Monte Barro.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Como online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Milan to Como in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Colmar.
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Colmar, France — 3 nights

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Get out of town with these interesting Colmar side-trips: La Volerie des Aigles (in Kintzheim), Maison de la Nature du Ried et de l'Alsace Centrale (in Muttersholtz) and Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Maison de la Nature du Sundgau, learn about winemaking at Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, make a trip to Old Town, and get a dose of the wild on Ecomusee d'Alsace.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Colmar visit planning website.

Drive from Como to Colmar in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Como in August: high temperatures in Colmar hover around 30°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 1 night

Crossroads of Europe

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stop by Alsace Factory, get a new perspective on things with Mathieu Romain Moniteur - Guide De Peche, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Buvette aux Sept Ecluses.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg trip planner.

Getting from Colmar to Strasbourg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Baden-Baden.
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Baden-Baden, Germany — 2 nights

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
On the 18th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Baumwipfelpfad Schwarzwald, then look for all kinds of wild species at Monbachtal, then explore the world behind art at Museum Frieder Burda, and finally try your luck at Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten auf dem Beutig, then walk around Lichtentaler Allee, then admire the sheer force of Geroldsau Waterfall, and finally make a trip to MerkurBergbahn.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Baden-Baden itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Strasbourg to Baden-Baden by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Freudenstadt.
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Freudenstadt, Germany — 1 night

Freudenstadt is a town in Baden-Württemberg in southern Germany. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Aussichtsturm Durrenmettstetten, then look for all kinds of wild species at Zauberland an der Kinzig, then identify plant and animal life at Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Burgbachwasserfall.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Freudenstadt travel site.

Drive from Baden-Baden to Freudenstadt in 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Konstanz.
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Konstanz, Germany — 1 night

City by the Lake

Set on the border with Switzerland and on the shores of the lake of the same name, Konstanz represents both a city of leisure and some of the country’s best education.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): head off the coast to Mainau, appreciate the history behind Imperia, then take a leisurely stroll along Constance Harbour, then pause for some photo ops at Graf-Zeppelin-Denkmal, and finally contemplate the long history of Schnetztor.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Konstanz tour builder app.

Getting from Freudenstadt to Konstanz by car takes about 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Fussen.
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Fussen, Germany — 2 nights

Southern End of the Romantic Road

Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Weißensee. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Partnachklamm, identify plant and animal life at Reptilienhaus Oberammergau, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fussen route maker app.

You can drive from Konstanz to Fussen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Berchtesgaden.
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Berchtesgaden, Germany — 1 night

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 24th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on Mirabell Tours, then don't miss a visit to The Eagle's Nest, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Obersee.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Berchtesgaden travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Fussen to Berchtesgaden takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salzburg: Innsbruck (Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more), Mariastein (in Kufstein) and Puchheimer Au (in Attnang-Puchheim). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Fortress Hohensalzburg, admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and cool off at Alpenseebad Mondsee.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Salzburg tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Berchtesgaden to Salzburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Berlin driving holiday website.

You can fly from Salzburg to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.
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Lake Como travel guide

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A favorite vacation spot for more than a century, Lake Como was once an exclusive retreat for local aristocrats and wealthy people. It is not only one of Europe's most beautiful lakes, but also one of the deepest at more than 400 m (1,300 ft). Surrounded by elegant villas, the lake has become a popular holiday destination for tourists because of its range of attractions, from landscapes, wildlife, and spas, to activities like sailing, windsurfing, and kite-surfing. The area has been an inspiration for artists since Roman times. English poet Percy Bysshe Shelley wrote, "This lake exceeds anything I ever beheld in beauty…It is long and narrow and has the appearance of a mighty river winding among the mountains and the forests."
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