41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Visit Dom Tower and De Duif for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Anne Frank House and Van Gogh Museum. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Canals area in Utrecht, approximately Utrecht away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, get curious at Body Worlds, examine the collection at Micropia, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip planning site.

Bordeaux, France to Amsterdam is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Traveling from Bordeaux in February, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Oslo.
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Oslo, Norway — 2 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, then hit the slopes at Korketrekkeren, and then see the interesting displays at Botanical Gardens (Botanisk Hage og Museum).

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Oslo road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Oslo takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Amsterdam in February since evenings lows in Oslo dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (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.
You'll explore and learn at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Pergamonmuseum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Museum fuer Naturkunde Berlin and Classic Remise Berlin. Step out of Berlin to go to Linum and see Rhinluch, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip builder app.

You can fly from Oslo to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Church of Our Lady before Tyn. Prague Castle and Staromestske namesti are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral, examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror.

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

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Prague are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Die Perchtoldsdorfer Heide and Naturpark Sparbach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, stroll the grounds of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), examine the collection at Hofburg, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 5 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Appreciate the collections at Acropolis Museum and Benaki Museum. Get outdoors at Agioon Theodoron Beach and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Athens with an excursion to Orea Eleni Natural Thermal Spring in Loutra Elenis--about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in March; daily highs in Athens reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri and Santa Maria Sopra Minerva. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Pantheon, make a trip to Vatican Necropolis, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Rome visit planning website.

Getting from Athens to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in March, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Rome. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Synagogue and Jewish Museum of Florence. Centro Storico and Knights’ Square will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Pisa (Battistero di San Giovanni, Duomo di Pisa, &more). There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Museo di San Marco, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Florence journey planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In March in Florence, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

City of Romance

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.
Scuola Grande di San Rocco and Doge's Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Ca' Pesaro Galleria Internazionale d'Arte Moderna and Natural History Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, don't miss a visit to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Venice online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 5 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.
Brescia Castle and Museo di Santa Giulia are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Necchi Campiglio and Museo del Novecento. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Brescia (Piazza Paolo VI & Duomo Vecchio di Brescia) and Monza (Villa Reale, Cappella di Teodolinda, &more). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Milan trip site.

You can drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. March in Milan sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 3 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museo Nazionale del Cinema and Museo Lavazza. Palazzo Reale Di Torino and Chiesa di San Filippo Neri will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Superga, don't miss a visit to Chiesa di Santa Maria del Monte dei Cappuccini, admire the striking features of Villa della Regina, and explore the world behind art at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Turin trip planning tool.

Getting from Milan to Turin by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Milan in March, plan for little chillier days in Turin, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Find places to stay Mar 28 — 31:

Norway travel guide

4.3
Nightlife · Specialty Museums · Art Museums
Land of the Midnight Sun
Take a trip up north and visit Norway, the land of fjords, northern lights, unspoiled nature, and friendly communities. Norway is a haven for holidaymakers who enjoy the outdoors, with numerous resorts for downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as countless trails for hiking in the summer or dog sledding and cross-country skiing in the winter. Norway's cities combine historical and modern architecture and feature a selection of museums, art galleries, and performance venues. Meanwhile, traditional ways of life, local customs, and crafts are celebrated in many open-air and ethnological museums across the land. Even though the country has a modern and elaborate system of roads, Norway continues to foster its ancient connection with the sea. Take to the waters yourself with tours of the scenic coast, fjords, or whale watching.
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Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Architectural Buildings
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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