22 days in Europe Itinerary

22 days in Europe Itinerary

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22 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
3
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
4
Como, Italy
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
7
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

1
night
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 28th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam attractions planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Amsterdam is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Amsterdam when traveling from Melbourne in September, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Venice.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): wander the streets of Cannaregio, then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice vacation planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan
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.
For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by train from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You will leave for Como on the 2nd (Tue).

Things to do in Milan

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors

2
nights
Como, Italy

Como ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedral of Como (Duomo) and Piazza Motta. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lake Orta and Basilica di San Giulio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Como: Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo (in Faggeto Lario), Varallo (Varallo & Chiesa di Santa Maria delle Grazie) and Lido di Moltrasio (in Moltrasio).

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Como trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Milan to Como takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Como, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Como

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Orta San Giulio, Varallo, Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo, Lido di Moltrasio
Highlights from your plan
Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo ©
Lido di Faggeto Miamilaryo
Cathedral of Como (Duomo) ©
Cathedral of Como (Duomo)
Lake Orta ©
Lake Orta

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get your bearings at State Hall of the Austrian National Library, examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Como to Vienna by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Como in October, plan for slightly colder days in Vienna, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Ringstrasse ©
Ringstrasse

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, take a stroll through Steingasse, then get great views at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica St.Michael, contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), examine the collection at Domquartier, then view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilika St. Michael
Highlights from your plan
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus

2
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Beaufort Castles, then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Vianden, and then delve into the distant past at Bourscheid Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), then stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, then learn about winemaking at Caves St Martin, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Casemates du Bock.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Salzburg to Luxembourg City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Luxembourg City can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Caves St Martin, Chateau de Vianden, Beaufort Castles, Bourscheid Castle
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Vianden ©
Chateau de Vianden
Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial ©
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

1
day
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 10th (Wed), wander the streets of Place St. Gery, then make a trip to Grand Place, then admire the masterpieces at René Magritte Museum, and finally admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels road trip site .

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
René Magritte Museum ©
René Magritte Museum

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like De Duif and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Red Light District and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to UNESCO World Heritage Kinderdijk (in Kinderdijk), Canals area (in Utrecht) and The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) & Louwman Museum The Hague). See even more of Amsterdam: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), get engrossed in the history at Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, see the interesting displays at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online travel route planner .

You can take a train from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Hague, World Heritage Kinderdijk, Canals area
Highlights from your plan
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder ©
Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder
World Heritage Kinderdijk ©
World Heritage Kinderdijk

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