39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
2
Hohenschwangau, Germany
— 1 day
Drive
3
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
5
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Malbun, Liechtenstein
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Triesen, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Drive
8
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 3 nights
Drive
9
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
11
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
12
Neuchatel, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
13
Bern, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
14
Stein am Rhein, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
15
Lauenen, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive

S M T W T F S
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bahnhofstrasse as well as Old Town. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Munot.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Puerto Rico, the closest major aiports are Zürich Airport, EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg Airport and Bern Belp Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hohenschwangau.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Hohenschwangau, Germany

— 1 day
A picturesque village nestled in a green valley on the shores of a lake, Hohenschwangau receives nearly two million visitors every year.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): steep yourself in history at Schloss Hohenschwangau.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hohenschwangau vacation planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Hohenschwangau in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in April, Hohenschwangau is slightly colder at night with lows of 2°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Munich.

Things to do in Hohenschwangau

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Heiliggeistkirche and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Church.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Munich route builder site.

You can drive from Hohenschwangau to Munich in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Popular historic sites such as Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburg Cathedral are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Franziskanerkirche and Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian). Step out of Salzburg to go to Ebensee am Traunsee and see Langbathseen, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kollegienkirche (Collegiate Church), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg trip planner.

Getting from Munich to Salzburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 2 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Plan a Innsbruck trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Malbun.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums

Malbun, Liechtenstein

— 3 nights
To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Malbun trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Malbun in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Triesen.

Things to do in Malbun

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Triesen, Liechtenstein

— 1 night
For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Triesen online road trip planner.

Triesen is just a short distance from Malbun. You'll set off for Vaduz on the 16th (Thu).

Things to do in Triesen

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 3 nights
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Vaduz Castle and Wine Cellars of the Prince of Liechtenstein are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein and Liechtenstein Center. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at FIS-Ski-Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Minigolf-Sportanlage Schaan/Vaduz, ponder the world of politics at Landtag of Liechtenstein, and don't miss a visit to Vaduz Town Hall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vaduz online driving holiday planner.

Vaduz is very close to Triesen. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) and The Rosengart Collection. Escape the urban bustle at Mt Pilatus and Lake Lucerne. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and contemplate the long history of Museggmauer.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online day trip planner.

Drive from Vaduz to Lucerne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 3 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lauterbrunnen Church, admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then hike along North face Trail, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Trottiland, and finally get outside with Spiezer Rundwanderweg. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Rodelbahn Oeschinensee, appreciate the views at Lotschental Valley, and then hike along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Lucerne to Lauterbrunnen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Interlaken, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kleine Scheidegg, Oberhofen Castle and Harderkulm. Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Heimwehfluh. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Alpenwildpark and Hohematte Park. Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Stockhorn (in Erlenbach im Simmental), UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern) and Axalp (in Brienz). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche and have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Interlaken trip builder site.

Interlaken is very close to Lauterbrunnen. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Neuchatel, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Creux du Van. Chateau de Neuchatel and Galerie Quint-Essences are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Roman Theatre and French Church. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jeunes Rives, view the masterpieces at Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Jean Baptiste de Grandson, and don't miss a visit to Basilique Notre-Dame de l'Assomption.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Neuchatel online day trip planner.

Drive from Interlaken to Neuchatel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Bern.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 4 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Tourbillon and Museum of Natural History of Bern. Popular historic sites such as Cathedrale St-Nicolas and Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bern: Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Museum of Communication, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, appreciate the history behind Zahringerbrunnen, and steep yourself in history at Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Bern trip maker site.

Getting from Neuchatel to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In April, daytime highs in Bern are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Stein am Rhein.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Stein am Rhein, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Stein am Rhein is a historic town and a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.The town has a well-preserved medieval centre, retaining the ancient street plan. Stein am Rhein has been added to your itinerary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Stein am Rhein trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bern to Stein am Rhein takes 2.5 hours. In May in Stein am Rhein, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. You'll set off for Lauenen on the 7th (Thu).

Things to do in Stein am Rhein

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Lauenen, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Lauenen is a municipality in the Obersimmental-Saanen administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.HistoryLauenen is first mentioned in 1296 as an der Lowinon. On the 8th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Pisciculture de la Gruyere, examine the collection at La Chapelle Balthus, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Romane de Rougemont, then hike along Lake Lauenen - Geltenhutte SAC - Lauenensee, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Historical village of Saanen.

Discover how to plan a Lauenen trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Stein am Rhein to Lauenen takes 3.5 hours. On the 9th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lauenen

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Salzburg Region travel guide

4.2
Lookouts · Historic Sites · Gardens
Salzburg Region, known as Salzburgerland, sits in the heart of Austria, but has a distinct culture and history that sets it apart from the rest of the country. Due to centuries as an independent Prince-Bishopric, this area stretching along the Salzach River offers different traditions for tourists to explore. Icons of high culture--including Mozart, the Salzburg Festival, and the play "Everyman"--draw visitors, as do rural Alpine lakes and Europe's highest waterfalls. Like other parts of Austria, this region offers a plethora of urban entertainment, historical sites, and outdoor activities.

Liechtenstein travel guide

3.5
Landmarks · Castles · Specialty Museums
Business Microstate
One of the smallest but most successful countries in the world, the German-speaking microstate of Liechtenstein is known primarily for two things: its gorgeous Alpine location and strong economy. Due to its size, Liechtenstein is culturally influenced by its neighboring countries, Austria and Switzerland. It is also quite similar to them geographically, with a mountainous landscape that draws scores of tourists for winter holidays. Outdoor enthusiasts have plenty to enjoy here year-round, with numerous hiking and biking trails. As the second-richest nation in the world with one of the lowest unemployment rates, Lichtenstein's charm nevertheless lies in the pride its citizens take in their country's independence and natural splendor.

Bernese Oberland travel guide

4.7
Mountains · Waterfalls · Parasailing & Paragliding
Surrounding Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Bernese Oberland embodies Swiss-style comfort with its richly decorated chalets. The region abounds with famous, family-friendly ski resorts; ski tours take you to pristine Alpine peaks offering skiing for all skill levels. Itineraries here can include ice climbing, ski sailing, and marvelling in the beauty of the Alps and mirroring lakes below. Find yourself at the top of the continent with a ride to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe at 3,454 m (11,332 ft) above sea level.