36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe vacation planner

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Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Nancy, France
— 3 nights
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Colmar, France
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Davos, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Chur, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Tirano, Italy
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Bamberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive to Frankfurt am Main Airport, Fly to Ljubljana
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Shuttle to Zagreb, Fly to Split
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Ghent, Belgium

— 2 nights
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally go for a walk through Walplein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ghent day trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ghent is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luxembourg City: Vianden (Trinitarian Church, Vianden Castle, &more) and MNHM National Museum of Military History (in Diekirch). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, make a trip to Barrio Grund, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and appreciate the history behind Monument du Souvenir - 'Gelle Fra'.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nancy.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Nancy, France

— 3 nights

Cultural Heart of Lorraine

Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, contemplate the long history of Eglise des Cordeliers, then stroll around Parc de la Pepiniere, and finally make a trip to Place Stanislas. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, then admire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale, and then examine the collection at Centre Pompidou-Metz.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nancy trip planning website.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Nancy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in April: highs in Nancy hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Nancy

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Colmar, France

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 13th (Tue), make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim and then don't miss a visit to Old Town.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colmar online holiday planner.

Getting from Nancy to Colmar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Colmar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Davos.

Davos, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Kirchner Museum Davos, hit the slopes at Davos Klosters Ski Resort, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Kirche St. Johann, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Jakobshorn, and finally soothe aching muscles at Eau-la-la.

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You can drive from Colmar to Davos in 3.5 hours. In April, Davos is slightly colder than Colmar - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Chur.

Things to do in Davos

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Chur, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chur: St. Leonhard Kapelle (in Bad Ragaz), St Mauritius Church (in Appenzell) and St. Gallen (St. Laurenzen, Stiftsbibliothek, &more). Next up on the itinerary: partake in some friendly competition at The Magic Portal - Operation Mindfall, explore the world behind art at Bundner Kunstmuseum, travel the rails with Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn, and hit the slopes at Chur-Brambruesch.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chur trip planner.

You can drive from Davos to Chur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tirano.

Things to do in Chur

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tirano, Italy

— 3 nights
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Tirano: Minimarket Ginetto (in Santa Caterina), Bormio (Stelvio Pass, Centro Storico, &more) and Torri di Fraele (in Valdidentro). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Parco Delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Martino, pause for some serene contemplation at Parrocchia SS. Pietro e Paolo, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo Salis e Museo Senza Frontiere.

Make your Tirano itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from Chur to Tirano in 3 hours. April in Tirano sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then pause for some photo ops at Hofkirche, then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Congress innsbruck, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, then get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Georgskapelle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spitalskirche.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck travel route planner.

Drive from Tirano to Innsbruck in 4 hours. When traveling from Tirano in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Innsbruck, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), appreciate the history behind Caldera Sculpture, then pause for some serene contemplation at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Hallstatt, Austria

— 1 night

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 25th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, go deep underground at Salzwelten Hallstatt, and then make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick". On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bamberg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites

Bamberg, Germany

— 3 nights

Franconian Rome

First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
On the 27th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, then examine the collection at Alte Hofhaltung, and finally contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Klein Venedig, then contemplate the long history of Neue Residenz Bamberg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bamberg trip builder site.

Getting from Hallstatt to Bamberg by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April in Bamberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Bled Island, &more), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Zipline (in Bovec). There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Dragon Bridge, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bamberg to Ljubljana. In April in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Split, Croatia

— 3 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): walk around Marjan Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Old Split, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then look for gifts at Break Time.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Split day trip planning website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Split dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Korcula Town, Croatia

— 2 nights
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 5th (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at Atelier Abel, enjoy breathtaking views from Zakerja Tower, look for gifts at Kasiopea, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic collection Barilo. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Treasury Museum, make a trip to Korcula Old City, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Korcula Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Korcula Town in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Step out of Dubrovnik to go to Cavtat and see Cavtat Old Town, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Dubrovnik City Walls, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, don't miss a visit to Pile Gate, and indulge in some culinary diversions at Life According to Kawa.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip maker app.

You can ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In May in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip