39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe route planner

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Munich, Germany
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Dachau, Germany
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Nordlingen, Germany
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Wurzburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
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Dresden, Germany
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Oswiecim, Poland
— 1 night
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Bratislava, Slovakia
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
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Buje, Croatia
— 1 night
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Bled, Slovenia
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Trieste, Italy
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Piran, Slovenia
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
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Santa Maria Val Mustair, Switzerland
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Landquart, Switzerland
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Altdorf, Switzerland
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Bern, Switzerland
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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Gruyeres, Switzerland
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Colmar, France
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Annecy, France
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Lyon, France
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Aigues-Mortes, France
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Sete, France
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Cabrespine, France
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Collioure, France
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Carcassonne Center, France
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Cordes-sur-Ciel, France
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Bordeaux, France
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Saint-Nazaire, France
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La Rochelle, France
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Nantes, France
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Brest, France
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Munich, Germany

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 14th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

Auckland, New Zealand to Munich is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Munich, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Auckland in April: highs in Munich hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dachau.

Things to do in Munich

Nature · Parks
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Dachau, Germany

Dachau is a town in Upper Bavaria, in the southern part of Germany. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Dachau Palace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dachau trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Munich to Dachau by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Nordlingen.

Things to do in Dachau

Historic Sites
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Nordlingen, Germany

— 1 night
Nördlingen is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of approximately 19,000. On the 15th (Mon), don't miss a visit to St. Georg Dom, don't miss a visit to Kirchturm Daniel, and then step into the grandiose world of Harburg Castle.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Nordlingen trip app.

You can drive from Dachau to Nordlingen in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, daytime highs in Nordlingen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Nordlingen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wurzburg, Germany

— 1 night

Pearl of the Romantic Road

Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Wurzburg trip maker app.

Drive from Nordlingen to Wurzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Berlin, Germany

— 1 night

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.
You've added Gleis 17, Grunewald, Topography of Terror, The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, steep yourself in history at Gleis 17, Grunewald, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then get outside with Fat Tire Tours Berlin, and finally take a spin around town with Free Berlin - Authentische Radtouren.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin online travel route planner.

Getting from Wurzburg to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Historic Sites

Dresden, Germany

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden visit planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You'll set off for Oswiecim on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife

Oswiecim, Poland

— 1 night
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
On the 18th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square and then explore the activities along Jezioro Paprocanskie.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Oswiecim driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Oswiecim takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bratislava online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Oswiecim to Bratislava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oswiecim in April, you will find days in Bratislava are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (6°C). On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Tours · Museums

Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your day by day itinerary now includes I Like EBike as well as BudaBike Tours. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): head outdoors with BudaBike Tours and then take a spin around town with I Like EBike.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Budapest online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Budapest are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You will leave for Dubrovnik on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Outdoors
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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dubrovnik Day Tours, Cheap Dubrovnik Tours, ACCESS Dubrovnik, and other attractions. Popular historic sites such as Dubrovnik City Walls and The Franciscan Church and Monastery are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Fort Lovrijenac and Stradun. There's more to do: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Dubrovnik in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries

Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

— 1 night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Buje.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Buje, Croatia

— 1 night
Buje is a town situated in Istria, Croatia's westernmost peninsula.Buje was known as the "sentinel of Istria" for its hilltop site located 10km inland from the Adriatic Sea. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Dvigrad and then Head underground at Festinsko Kraljevstvo.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Buje online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Buje takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mostar.

Things to do in Buje

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 1 night
Famed for its 16th-century bridge, Mostar boasts a rich cultural and architectural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): snap pictures at Old Bridge (Stari Most), then take in the dramatic scenery at Kravica, and then make a trip to Old Bridge Area of the Old City of Mostar. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll the grounds of Partisan Cemetery and then contemplate the waterfront views at Neretva River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mostar attractions planner.

Drive from Buje to Mostar in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Mostar

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bled, Slovenia

— 1 night
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lake Bled. On the 28th (Sun), explore the activities along Lake Bled.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bled online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mostar to Bled takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Mostar in April, things will get slightly colder in Bled: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Nature · Parks
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 1 night
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and then visit Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael, then steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House, and finally take in the views from Triple Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Ljubljana travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the shuttle to Trieste.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games

Trieste, Italy

Pearl of the Adriatic

Trieste is a charming old town with a quiet atmosphere often compared to eastern European cities.
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Trieste holiday planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Trieste in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in April since evenings lows in Trieste dip to 12°C. You'll set off for Piran on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Trieste

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

Piran, Slovenia

— 1 night
Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Tartini Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Church, explore the activities along Dragonja, then admire the landmark architecture of Praetorian Palace, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Koper Cathedral and Bell Tower, and finally don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Piran online route planner.

Getting from Trieste to Piran by car takes about an hour. In April in Piran, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Piran

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and then go for a walk through Old Town. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Gollinger Wasserfall, then contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, and then take a tour by water with Lake Hallstatt Explorer.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Hallstatt journey planner.

You can drive from Piran to Hallstatt in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria Val Mustair.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Santa Maria Val Mustair, Switzerland

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): learn about all things military at Museum 14/18, identify plant and animal life at Val Mustair, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Benedictine Convent of Saint John Mustair.

Before you visit Santa Maria Val Mustair, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Hallstatt to Santa Maria Val Mustair by car takes about 5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Santa Maria Val Mustair are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Landquart.

Things to do in Santa Maria Val Mustair

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Landquart, Switzerland

— 1 night
On the 5th (Sun), revel in the low prices at Landquart Fashion Outlet.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Landquart tour itinerary site.

You can drive from Santa Maria Val Mustair to Landquart in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Altdorf.

Things to do in Landquart

Shopping
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Altdorf, Switzerland

— 1 night
Altdorf is a historic and statistical town and a municipality in the Swiss canton of Uri. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Wilhelm Tell Monument, then contemplate the long history of Ruetli, and then hike along The Swiss Path.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Altdorf trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Landquart to Altdorf takes 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Altdorf can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Bern.

Things to do in Altdorf

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 1 night

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 7th (Tue), browse the exhibits of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) and then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bern online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Altdorf to Bern takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Bern

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne vacation builder.

Getting from Bern to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Lucerne are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Gruyeres.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites

Gruyeres, Switzerland

— 1 night
The small medieval town of Gruyères sits at the base of two foothill peaks with a saddle suspended between them.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the historical opulence of Gruyeres Castle.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Gruyeres visit site.

Getting from Lucerne to Gruyeres by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In May, daytime highs in Gruyeres are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Colmar.

Things to do in Gruyeres

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Colmar, France

— 1 night

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.
To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Colmar day trip site.

You can drive from Gruyeres to Colmar in 2.5 hours. May in Colmar sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 10th (Fri), you're off to Annecy.

Things to do in Colmar

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Annecy, France

— 1 night

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Palais de l'Ile, see the interesting displays at Musee Chateau, and then contemplate the long history of Basilique de la Visitation.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Annecy road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Colmar to Annecy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Annecy

Museums · Historic Sites

Lyon, France

Culinary Capital of France

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Georges and then admire the striking features of Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lyon day trip tool.

You can drive from Annecy to Lyon in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Lyon sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aigues-Mortes.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites

Aigues-Mortes, France

— 1 night
Aigues-Mortes is a French commune in the Gard department in the Occitanie region of southern France.The medieval city walls surrounding the city are well preserved.The inhabitants of the commune are known as Aigues-Mortais or Aigues-Mortaises.GeographyAigues-Mortes is located in the Petite Camargue some 90km northwest of Marseilles. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the striking features of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aigues-Mortes online route builder.

You can drive from Lyon to Aigues-Mortes in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sete.

Things to do in Aigues-Mortes

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sete, France

— 1 night
Sète, known as Cette until 1928, is a commune in the Hérault department in the Occitanie region in southern France. On the 12th (Sun), get great views at Mont St-Clair.

Plan trip to Sete with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Aigues-Mortes to Sete takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daily temperatures in Sete can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can drive to Cabrespine.
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Cabrespine, France

— 1 night
Cabrespine is a commune in the Aude department in southern France. On the 13th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Limousis, step into the grandiose world of Chateaux de Lastours, and then Head underground at Gouffre Geant de Cabrespine. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Abbaye de Lagrasse, then don't miss a visit to Hautpoul, and then identify plant and animal life at Le Sidobre.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cabrespine trip app.

Drive from Sete to Cabrespine in 2 hours. In May in Cabrespine, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Collioure.

Things to do in Cabrespine

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Collioure, France

— 1 night
Collioure is a commune in the Pyrénées-Orientales department in southern France.GeographyThe town of Collioure is on the Côte Vermeille, in the canton of La Côte Vermeille and in the arrondissement of Céret.ToponymyCollioure is named Cotlliure in Catalan.HistoryThere is a record of the castle at "Castrum Caucoliberi" having been mentioned as early as 673, indicating that the settlement here was of strategic and commercial importance during the Visigoth ascendancy.Collioure used to be divided into two villages separated by the river Douy, the old town to the south named Port d'Avall (in French known as Le Faubourg) and the upstream port, Port d'Amunt (in French known as La Ville).Collioure was taken in 1642 by the French troops of Maréchal de la Meilleraye. On the 15th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Sentier du Littoral, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame des Anges, and then steep yourself in history at Chateau Royale de Collioure.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Collioure trip app.

Traveling by car from Cabrespine to Collioure takes 2 hours. In May, daytime highs in Collioure are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carcassonne Center.

Things to do in Collioure

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Carcassonne Center, France

— 1 night
On the 15th (Wed), stop by Jeff de Bruges Carcassonne.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Carcassonne Center trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Collioure to Carcassonne Center in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May in Carcassonne Center, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Cordes-sur-Ciel.

Things to do in Carcassonne Center

Historic Sites · Shopping
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Cordes-sur-Ciel, France

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): explore the historical opulence of Forteresse de Najac, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Nature-Escapade, and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile. On your second day here, take an in-depth tour of Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins de la Berbie, then take in nature's colorful creations at Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, and finally take in the views from Pont Vieux.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cordes-sur-Ciel trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Carcassonne Center to Cordes-sur-Ciel in 2 hours. In May in Cordes-sur-Ciel, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Cordes-sur-Ciel

Parks · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Bordeaux, France

— 1 night

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
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Traveling by car from Cordes-sur-Ciel to Bordeaux takes 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Saint-Nazaire.

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Saint-Nazaire, France

Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Le Grand Blockhaus and then visit Cite Medievale de Guerande.

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Getting from Bordeaux to Saint-Nazaire by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bordeaux in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Saint-Nazaire: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to La Rochelle.

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La Rochelle, France

— 1 night

White City

Driving on the narrow streets can be difficult in La Rochelle so walking or biking will give you the best view of the pale stone buildings that give the Vieux Port, or old port, a distinctly Mediterranean quality.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Le Bunker de La Rochelle.

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Traveling by car from Saint-Nazaire to La Rochelle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May in La Rochelle, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nantes.

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Nantes, France

— 1 night

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, then get to know the resident critters at Planete Sauvage, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne.

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Traveling by car from La Rochelle to Nantes takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May in Nantes, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

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Brest, France

— 1 night
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Plage du Petit Minou.

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Getting from Nantes to Brest by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Nantes, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Brest, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Le Havre.

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Historic Sites

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Le Havre, France

Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
On the 21st (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Joseph and then explore the landscape on two wheels at La Plage du Havre.

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Traveling by car from Brest to Le Havre takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Historic Sites · Trails · Beaches · Parks