28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Chennai, India
Fly:  14 h 45 min
1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
4
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Chamonix, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Lyon, France
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Arcachon, France
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
12
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 45 min
13
Cologne, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
14
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h 30 min
End: Chennai, India


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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 10th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and then don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. On your second day here, make a trip to Neue Burg, admire the masterpieces at Albertina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online trip itinerary maker .

Chennai, India to Vienna is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central European Time is minus 4 hours. In March, Vienna is colder than Chennai - with highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Thu) before leaving for Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo

1
night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 12th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Vienna.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
On the 13th (Fri), wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Hallstatt to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sun) before leaving for Geneva.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Vienna Naschmarkt ©
Vienna Naschmarkt
Karlskirche ©
Karlskirche

4
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), The Fork (in Vevey) and Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Geneva, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), examine the collection at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, and admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain.

Plan my day in Geneva using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Vienna to Geneva in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Chamonix.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Chateau de Chillon, Freddie Mercury Statue, The Fork
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
Chamonix, France

"Situated near the massive peaks of the Aiguilles Rouges and, most notably, the Aiguille du Midi, Chamonix is one of the oldest ski resorts in France and known as the Alpine Capital of the World.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get great views at Aiguille du Midi.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Chamonix trip builder tool .

You can drive from Geneva to Chamonix in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Chamonix

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aiguille du Midi ©
Aiguille du Midi
Vallee Blanche ©
Vallee Blanche

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lyon journey planning site .

You can drive from Chamonix to Lyon in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Lyon sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Vieux Lyon ©
Vieux Lyon

1
night
Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon, France

Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take in the waterfront activity at Le Petit Port, then examine the collection at Musee De Prehistoire Des Gorges Du Verdon, then look for gifts at Maison de Produits de Pays du Verdon, and finally have fun and explore at L'Art En Jouet.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Lyon to Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Lyon in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Maison de Produits de Pays du Verdon, L'Art En Jouet, Musee De Prehistoire Des Gorges Du Verdon
Highlights from your plan
L'Art En Jouet ©
L'Art En Jouet
Le Petit Port ©
Le Petit Port

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, don't miss a visit to Place Massena, and then visit Vieille Ville.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cannes trip maker app .

Drive from Sainte-Croix-du-Verdon to Cannes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In March, daytime highs in Cannes are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Arcachon.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Nice
Highlights from your plan
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

1
night
Arcachon, France

Arcachon ©
A popular beach resort town on the Atlantic coast, Arcachon offers you fine, sandy beaches and a particularly mild climate said to be favorable to people suffering from pulmonary diseases.
Take the guesswork out of planning a Arcachon vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Cannes to Arcachon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Arcachon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La ville d'Hiver ©
La ville d'Hiver
Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Passes ©
Eglise Notre-Dame-des-Passes
Basilique Notre-Dame ©
Basilique Notre-Dame

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Paris trip website .

Getting from Arcachon to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Arcachon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and contemplate the long history of Magere Brug.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online route planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, don't miss a visit to Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brussels road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

2
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Chocolate Museum, take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge, then admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Aachen Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to KolnTriangle.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cologne day trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Brussels to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Aachen Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Museum Ludwig ©
Museum Ludwig
Aachen Cathedral ©
Aachen Cathedral

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

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 3rd (Fri): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can fly from Cologne to Berlin in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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