21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Smolensk, Russia
— 2 nights
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Minsk, Belarus
— 1 night
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Bialowieza, Poland
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 4 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 1 night
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights

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Smolensk, Russia

Smolensk ©
Smolensk is a city and the administrative center of Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the Dnieper River, 360km west-southwest of Moscow. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption (Uspensky Sobor), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Peter and Paul Church na Gorodyanke, then get a taste of the local shopping with Art Gallery at the Smolensk State Museum Reserve, then contemplate the long history of Thunder Tower of the Smolensk Fortress, and finally explore the historical opulence of Smolensk Fortress.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Smolensk itinerary planner.

Moscow to Smolensk is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Minsk.

Things to do in Smolensk

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Minsk, Belarus

Minsk ©
As the capital and largest city of Belarus, Minsk represents a cultural center full of churches, libraries, museums, and theatres.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Independence Square, Minsk, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saints Simon and Helena, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Archangel Mikhail, then learn about all things military at Belarusian State Museum of the History of the Great Patriotic War, then pause for some serene contemplation at Archcathedral Holy Name of the Blessed Virgin Mary, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum Strana Mini. On your second day here, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Spirit Cathedral, stop by Upper City, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Mother of God, stroll around Loshitskiy Park, then admire the masterpieces at The National Art Museum of the Republic of Belarus, and finally pause for some photo ops at Island of Tears.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Minsk itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Smolensk to Minsk takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Minsk sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of -2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Bialowieza.

Things to do in Minsk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Bialowieza, Poland

Bialowieza ©
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at European Bison Reservation, learn more about the world around you at Nature And Forest Museum - Bialowieza National Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Nicolas Orthodox Church, then take a peaceful walk through Bialowieza Forest, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Catholic Church.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bialowieza road trip planning website.

Getting from Minsk to Bialowieza by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March, daytime highs in Bialowieza are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Warsaw.

Things to do in Bialowieza

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Bialowieza Forest
4.5

3
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Old Town and The National Museum in Warsaw. Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego and Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum, take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, contemplate the long history of Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, and brush up on your military savvy at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Warsaw day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bialowieza to Warsaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Bialowieza to Warsaw due to the time zone difference. March in Warsaw sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Old Town
4.6

4
nights
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Dresden Zwinger and Katholische Hofkirche. Let the collections at Albertinum and Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Dresden side-trips: Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz (in Lubben), Obere Schleuse Kirnitschklamm (in Hinterhermsdorf) and Radduscher Naturhafen (in Vetschau). There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Dresden day trip app.

You can drive from Warsaw to Dresden in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Dresden are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
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Art Museum
Albertinum
4.4

4
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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Alte Pinakothek and Deutsches Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and Asamkirche. Explore Nuremberg's surroundings by going to Munich (Schack-Galerie, BMW Welt, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, see the interesting displays at Toy Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Dresden to Nuremberg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In March, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Alte Pinakothek
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

1
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Hohenschwangau, Germany

Hohenschwangau ©
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
On the 17th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Bavarian Kings, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alpseebad, and finally get outside with Poellat Gorge.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Hohenschwangau journey planner.

You can drive from Nuremberg to Hohenschwangau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Hohenschwangau sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Outdoors · Museums · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Alpseebad
4.8

4
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Get some historical perspective at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio. Change things up with a short trip to Museo Fratelli Cozzi Alfa Romeo in Legnano (about 32 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica San Lorenzo Maggiore, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Milan online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Hohenschwangau to Milan takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hohenschwangau in March; daily highs in Milan reach 16°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Duomo di Milano
4.8

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