16 days in Europe Itinerary

16 days in Europe Itinerary

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16 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Minneapolis, United States
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Hannover, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Altena, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Moraira, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Minneapolis, United States

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, then see the interesting displays at EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind The Famine Sculptures. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Temple Bar, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder website .

Minneapolis, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is 6 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Minneapolis in August: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 66°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Beer Tastings & Tours

3
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Explore hidden gems such as Herrenhaeuser Garten and Berggarten. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, ponder the world of politics at The New Town Hall, take a stroll through Altstadt, and stroll around Tiergarten.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hannover trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Dublin to Hannover in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Dublin to Hannover is 1 hour. When traveling from Dublin in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hannover: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Altena.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover ©
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover

1
night
Altena, Germany

Altena ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Deutsches Drahtmuseum and then explore the historical opulence of Burg Altena.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Altena attractions planning site .

Getting from Hannover to Altena by car takes about 3 hours. August in Altena sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. On the 31st (Mon), you'll travel to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Altena

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Drahtmuseum ©
Deutsches Drahtmuseum
Burg Altena ©
Burg Altena

3
nights
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Freiburg im Breisgau ©
In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate the waterfront views at Bachle, then admire the landmark architecture of Freiburger Münster, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schlossberg. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mundenhof, explore the world behind art at Augustinermuseum, then make a trip to Munsterplatz, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Alter Friedhof.

Plan my day in Freiburg im Breisgau using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Altena to Freiburg im Breisgau takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Altena in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Freiburg im Breisgau, with highs around 78°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Moraira.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mundenhof ©
Mundenhof
Spas
Munsterplatz
Munsterplatz

4
nights
Moraira, Spain

Moraira ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Arenal Beach and Playa La Granadella.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moraira holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Freiburg im Breisgau to Moraira. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Freiburg im Breisgau in September; daily highs in Moraira reach 82°F and lows reach 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Madrid.

Things to do in Moraira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Javea, Cala Denia
Highlights from your plan
Playa del Portet ©
Playa del Portet
Arenal Beach ©
Arenal Beach
Arab Baths

1
night
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Madrid trip tool .

Traveling by car from Moraira to Madrid takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and tram. Expect little chillier evenings in Madrid when traveling from Moraira in September, with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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