36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 4 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Bamberg, Germany
— Few hours
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
— 1 night
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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
— 2 nights
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Baden-Baden, Germany
— 3 nights
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Heidelberg, Germany
— Few hours
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Mainz, Germany
— 2 nights
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Cologne, Germany
— 3 nights
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Dusseldorf, Germany
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden

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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, enjoy fun for all ages at Grona Lunds Tivoli, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and find something for the whole family at Junibacken.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm driving holiday planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Stockholm is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Stockholm. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, expect Stockholm to be much colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Theme Parks · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Oslo, Norway

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.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, examine the collection at Kon-Tiki Museum, and explore the world behind art at Munch Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Oslo, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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Copenhagen, Denmark

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.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, browse the exhibits of Amalienborg, and examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen day trip planning website.

Getting from Oslo to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Oslo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Copenhagen, with lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Theme Parks

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Berlin, Germany

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.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, admire the landmark architecture of Reichstag Building, and explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Berlin journey planning app.

Fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

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Dresden, Germany

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, then contemplate the long history of The Dresden Zwinger, and then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then admire the striking features of Bruehlsche Terrasse, then snap pictures at Augustus Bridge, and finally get great views at Basteigebiet.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dresden day trip site.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Bamberg.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Bamberg, Germany

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Bamberg Altstadt, and then admire the natural beauty at Rosengarten.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bamberg trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Bamberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Bamberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Parks

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Nuremberg, Germany

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, explore the historical opulence of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche, then get a taste of the local shopping with Hauptmarkt, and finally make a trip to Altstadt.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nuremberg online trip maker.

Getting from Bamberg to Nuremberg by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see a show at Kreuzgangspiele Feuchtwangen, don't miss a visit to Romanische Kreuzgang, don't miss a visit to Stiftskirche, then don't miss a visit to Johanniskirche, then don't miss a visit to Rohrenbrunnen, and finally don't miss a visit to Schloss Schillingsfurst.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Rothenburg ob der Tauber sightseeing site.

Getting from Nuremberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber by car takes about 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Freiburg im Breisgau.

Things to do in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Nightlife

Side Trips

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Capital of the Black Forest

In the heart of a major wine-producing region, Freiburg im Breisgau serves as the primary entry point for tours into the scenic Black Forest mountain range.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Schwabentor and then find something for the whole family at Europa-Park. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at Mundenhof, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Schlossberg, then explore the activities along Bachle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Freiburger Münster, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Munsterplatz.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Freiburg im Breisgau journey maker.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Freiburg im Breisgau takes 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Freiburg im Breisgau are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Baden-Baden.

Things to do in Freiburg im Breisgau

Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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Baden-Baden, Germany

Belle Époque Europe's Summer Capital

Scenically located at the edge of the Black Forest, Baden-Baden offers scenery, culture, and relaxation in addition to a vibrant nightlife and dining scene, specializing in traditional German dishes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Baden-Baden: Karlsruhe (State Museum of Baden, Karlsruhe Palace, &more) and Schwarzwald Hochstrasse (in Baiersbronn). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Frieder Burda, contemplate the waterfront views at Mummelsee, take in the awesome beauty at Merkur, and don't miss a visit to MerkurBergbahn.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Baden-Baden trip maker website.

Drive from Freiburg im Breisgau to Baden-Baden in 1.5 hours. In September in Baden-Baden, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Baden-Baden

Parks · Spas · Baths · Nature

Side Trips

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Heidelberg, Germany

City of Romanticism

A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Heidelberg visit planner.

You can drive from Baden-Baden to Heidelberg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September in Heidelberg, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. You will leave for Frankfurt on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Parks

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Frankfurt, Germany

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten, and then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Romer, snap pictures at Iron Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally make a trip to Fountain of Justice.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt trip tool.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Frankfurt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Mainz.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

2
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Mainz, Germany

Great Wine Capital

Steeped in history and tradition, Mainz is an elegant, modern city in Germany's largest wine-growing region and a major center for tourism.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of Mainz Cathedral, make a trip to Nagelsaule, then get engrossed in the history at Siegfried's Mechanisches Musikkabinett, then make a trip to Drosselgasse, and finally pause for some photo ops at Niederwald Monument (Niederwalddenkmal). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Markt, then get engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche), and finally do a tasting at Eberbach Abbey.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Mainz road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Mainz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Mainz are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Mainz

Museums · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

3
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Cologne, Germany

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Get out of town with these interesting Cologne side-trips: Aachen (Paradiesbrunnen, Karlsbrunnen, &more). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Phantasialand. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cologne Cathedral, don't miss a visit to KolnTriangle, admire the masterpieces at Museum Ludwig, and take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum).

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cologne tour planning site.

Traveling by train from Mainz to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dusseldorf.

Things to do in Cologne

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Dusseldorf, Germany

Fashion Capital of Germany

Renowned for its fashion and trade fairs, Dusseldorf offers visitors vibrant nightlife and a wide range of shopping options.
Get out of town with these interesting Dusseldorf side-trips: Weinbrennerei Dujardin Museum (in Krefeld), Essen (Villa Hugel & Zollverein Coal Mine Industrial Complex in Essen) and Landschaftspark Duisburg-Nord (in Duisburg). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Rheinuferpromenade, take in panoramic vistas at Rheinturm, admire the striking features of Neuer Zollhof, and don't miss a visit to Das Geleucht.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dusseldorf online vacation planner.

You can drive from Cologne to Dusseldorf in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dusseldorf

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips