16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Train
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Molsheim, France
— 2 nights
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Drive to Strasbourg Airport, Fly to Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, Drive to Modena
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Modena, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Ingolstadt, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive
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Angelholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Drive to Malmö Sturup Airport, Fly to Denver

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Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get a new perspective on nature at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt vacation site.

Denver, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Denver to Frankfurt due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Frankfurt when traveling from Denver in May, with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites

Stuttgart, Germany

— 1 night

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 17th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik - Fruchtkasten am Schillerplatz, then contemplate the long history of Palace Square, then see the interesting displays at Hegel-Haus, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Stuttgart road trip planning tool.

Take a train from Frankfurt to Stuttgart in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Stuttgart can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Molsheim.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Historic Sites

Molsheim, France

— 2 nights
Molsheim is a commune in the Bas-Rhin department in Grand Est in north-eastern France. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sainte Chapelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Israelite, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Guirbaden, then make a trip to Sanctuaire du Mont Sainte Odile, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Notre-Dame du Bischenberg.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Molsheim trip maker app.

Drive from Stuttgart to Molsheim in 2.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Molsheim can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Modena.

Things to do in Molsheim

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Modena, Italy

— 1 night

Capital of Engines

Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti and then don't miss a visit to Piazza Grande.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Modena online travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Molsheim to Modena. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
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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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Natural History Museum. Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, visit Cannaregio, admire the striking features of Ca' Rezzonico, and make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo).

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Venice online vacation planner.

Getting from Modena to Venice by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of shuttle and train. May in Venice sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Ingolstadt.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Ingolstadt, Germany

— 1 night
Ingolstadt is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Audi Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ev.-Luth. Pfarramt St. Matthaus, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Moritzkirche und Pfeifturm, then get a sense of history and politics at Altes Rathaus (Ingolstadt), and finally learn more about the world around you at Dinosaurier Museum Altmuhltal.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Ingolstadt attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ingolstadt takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in May, with highs in Ingolstadt at 65°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Ingolstadt

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Stasi Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, then appreciate the history behind Victory Column (Siegessaule), then take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, and finally explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Ingolstadt to Berlin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, then contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Alster, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, and then steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Hamburg trip planner.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 63°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Angelholm.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Angelholm, Sweden

— 1 night
Ängelholm is a locality and the seat of Ängelholm Municipality in Skåne, Sweden with 39,612 inhabitants in 2010.HistoryThe old settlement Rynestad was mentioned around the year 1600.The city was founded in 1516 as Engelholm by King Christian II of Denmark, who moved the settlement from Luntertun on the coast because it was difficult to defend. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum Angelholm, then stroll through Magnarps Strandmark Naturreservat, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Rabocka.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Angelholm trip builder tool.

Getting from Hamburg to Angelholm by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in May, and nighttime lows around 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Angelholm

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip