29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Train to Basel SBB, Bus to Mulhouse, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dinant, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
Fly
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly
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Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Drive
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Flam, Norway
— 2 nights
Bus to Hellesylt, Ferry to Geiranger
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Geiranger, Norway
— 1 night
Fly to Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, Drive to Cleveland

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Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
On the 16th (Fri), pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Basilica, cool off at Bains des Paquis, get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, then stroll around Le Jardin Anglais, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Pointe de la Jonction.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Geneva trip planning app.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Geneva Cointrin International Airport, Bern Belp Airport and EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport. In July in Geneva, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Bern, Switzerland

— 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 17th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, admire the local landmark of Schutzenbrunnen, look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hunegg Hilterfingen, and finally get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): explore the activities along Aare River, don't miss a visit to Zahringerbrunnen, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, ponder the design of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen, then ponder the design of Simsonbrunnen, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Geneva to Bern takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Bern are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Tuileries, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, then admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Ile Saint-Louis, stop by Île de la Cité, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the sheer force of Grandes Cascades du Mont Dore.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Bern to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dinant.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Dinant, Belgium

— 2 nights
Located along the Upper Meuse Valley, the city of Dinant features colorful buildings framing its famous church and a clifftop citadel in the background.
On the 21st (Wed), steep yourself in history at Citadelle de Dinant, explore the ancient world of Parc de Furfooz, and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dinant tour builder.

Traveling by car from Paris to Dinant takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dinant: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Dinant

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Brussels, Belgium

— 1 night

Capital of Europe

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 22nd (Thu), don't miss a visit to Grand Place, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Brussels, steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, then take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, and finally steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

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Getting from Dinant to Brussels by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, then kick back and relax at Strand Muiderberg, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then explore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and then explore the activities along Herengracht.

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You can drive from Brussels to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilika St. Aposteln, identify plant and animal life at Lindenthaler Tierpark, then admire the striking features of St. Maria im Kapitol, and finally steep yourself in history at St Kunibert Basilica.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Cologne tour planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Cologne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Roberto Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Munich online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Cologne to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Munich are 77°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Nuremberg, Germany

— 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 27th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Schwarzachschlucht, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg, and finally steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip planning site.

Drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, stroll through Strandbad Tegeler See, then head outdoors with Berlin Racing Bikes, and finally kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Wannsee, then admire the natural beauty at Potsdam's Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, and finally head outdoors with Karl Foerster Garten.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Nuremberg to Berlin by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): examine the collection at German Salt Museum, ponder the world of politics at Historisches Lueneburger Rathaus, then steep yourself in history at Alter Kran, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildpark Lueneburger Heide. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, then kick back and relax at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and finally steep yourself in history at Alter Elbtunnel.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Hamburg day trip planner.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In July in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Hamburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 1st (Sun), stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave, contemplate the long history of The Karen Blixen Museum, then explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Amager Strandpark, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Saviour's Church, take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinitatis Kirke, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Copenhagen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stockholm, Sweden

— 2 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): head outdoors with Fjaderholmarna, then take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, then stroll the grounds of Skogskyrkogarden, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Drottningholm Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Strandvagen, and finally take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet).

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Stockholm online holiday planner.

Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Oslo, Norway

— 2 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): glide through natural beauty at Nordmarka, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Ingierstrand Beach, steep yourself in history at Oscarsborg Fortress, and then steep yourself in history at Drobak.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 47°F in Oslo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Flam.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Flam, Norway

— 2 nights
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Visiting Rjoandefossen and Boat Tours & Water Sports will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Undredal Stave Church and Borgund Stave Church are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flam: Gamle Laerdalsoeyri (in Laerdalsoyri) and Vindhellavegen (in Borgund). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Flam Church, contemplate the long history of Otternes Bygdetun, and hike along Flam Hiking AS.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Flam travel planning site.

Drive from Oslo to Flam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, expect nights in Flam to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Geiranger.

Things to do in Flam

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Geiranger, Norway

— 1 night

Pearl of the North

Surrounded by pristine nature, the scenic village of Geiranger serves as a gateway to some of Norway's most famous landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Storseterfossen, examine the collection at Norwegian Fjord Centre, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Geiranger Church, and finally stop by Geiranger Sjokolade.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Geiranger tour builder tool.

Do a combination of bus and ferry from Flam to Geiranger in 9.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geiranger

Outdoors · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites