40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fira, Greece
— 5 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 5 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights

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Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Akrotiri and Panagia Theoskepasti Chapel will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Red Beach and Experience Horse Riding will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Kamari Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, trek along Ekklisia Theoskepasti hiking trail, and stroll through Caldera Beach.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Fira visit planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Fira is an approximately 10-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kuwait City in October, plan for cooler days in Fira, with highs around 27°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Fira

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Akrotiri
4.1
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Santorini Sailing
4.7
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Beach
Red Beach
3.0

5
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Escape the urban bustle at Aletsch Glacier and Lake Zurich. Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Altstadt Luzernfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona (in Glarus) and Old Town (in Zurich). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, take an in-depth tour of Bourbaki Panorama, glide through the air with Paragliding Luzern, and take a memorable drive along Furka Pass.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lucerne trip planning app.

Getting from Fira to Lucerne by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Lucerne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fira in October, things will get slightly colder in Lucerne: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Must see
Aletsch Glacier
4.8
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World heritage site
Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
5.0
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6

2
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Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Lauterbrunnen Village, then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken road trip site.

You can drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
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Mountain
Maennlichen
4.7

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Musee Rodin. Step out of the city life by going to Evasion Canine and Scuba & Snorkeling. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups (in Chatenay-Malabry) and Versailles (The Royal Chapel & Palace of Versailles). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris route website.

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Interlaken to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Interlaken in October, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Must see
Musee d'Orsay
4.7
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
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Louvre Museum
4.6

7
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get outdoors at Alpaca Walking - with Spring Farm Alpacas and Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Tower of London and Wesley's Chapel & Museum of Methodism. Explore London's surroundings by going to The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Kent Owl Academy (in Maidstone) and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, examine the collection at The British Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
4.5

6
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and NEMO Science Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Grote Markt, &more), Grote Kerk (in Edam) and Delft (Old Church & Nieuwe Kerk). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, walk around Vondelpark, and enjoy the sand and surf at Scheveningen Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Side Trips

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Must see
Rijksmuseum
4.6
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Must see
Anne Frank House
4.4
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Van Gogh Museum
4.5

7
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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.
Visit The Dresden Zwinger and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie for their historical value. Pergamonmuseum and Klassenfeind Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and don't miss a visit to East Side Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Berlin tour website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Walking tours
4.8
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
4.8
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
4.4

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