42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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42 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Panama City, Panama
Fly:  16​h
1
Porto, Portugal
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Almeria, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Leuven, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Cologne, Germany
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Krk Island, Croatia
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  17​h 45​min
6
Koper, Slovenia
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
7
Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
8
Groningen, Holland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
10
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Panama City, Panama

5
nights
Porto, Portugal

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parque da Cidade do Porto and Ribeira Square. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Porto Bridge Climb, pick up some local products at Mercado Bom Sucesso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Igreja de Santo Antonio dos Congregados, and get great views at Miradouro da Vitoria.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Porto trip itinerary site .

Panama City, Panama to Porto is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Panama City to Porto, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Panama City in July; daily highs in Porto reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Almeria.

Things to do in Porto

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Parque da Cidade do Porto ©
Parque da Cidade do Porto
Ribeira Square ©
Ribeira Square

4
nights
Almeria, Spain

Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Kayaking & Canoeing. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Monsul, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, make a trip to Escuela de Arte de Almeria, and gain insight at Centro Andaluz de la Fotografia.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Almeria online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Porto to Almeria takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Porto to Almeria, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Porto in August; daily highs in Almeria reach 37°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Leuven.

Things to do in Almeria

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kayaking & Canoeing
Playa Cabo De Gata ©
Playa Cabo De Gata

1
night
Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
On the 11th (Sun), get lost in a book at Tweebronnen City Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint-Antoniuskerk, admire the landmark architecture of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, explore the historical opulence of Arenberg Castle, then admire the striking features of Sint-Kwintenskerk, and finally steep yourself in history at Abdij van Vlierbeek.

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Explore your travel options from Almeria to Leuven with the Route module. Traveling from Almeria in August, things will get slightly colder in Leuven: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arenberg Castle ©
Arenberg Castle
Sint-Antoniuskerk ©
Sint-Antoniuskerk
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven ©
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

4
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stadtwald Park Koln and Lindenthaler Tierpark. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Ursula, admire the landmark architecture of St. Maria im Kapitol, and explore the ancient world of Praetorium.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cologne online route planner .

You can drive from Leuven to Cologne in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Cologne sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krk Island.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Melaten-Friedhof ©
Melaten-Friedhof
Lindenthaler Tierpark ©
Lindenthaler Tierpark
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum ©
Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum

4
nights
Krk Island, Croatia

Krk Island ©
A trip to Krk Island ensures you enjoy some Italian atmosphere and loads of Croatian culture.
Explore hidden gems such as Vela Luka and Potovosce. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Krk Island: Cres (Mali Bok & Orlec Beach), Valun Tablet (Valunska ploca) (in Valun) and Gradski Toranj (City Tower) (in Rijeka). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Lukovo Beach, find something for the whole family at Underwater park Punat, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Lucy, and head off the coast to Košljun.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Krk Island trip itinerary planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Cologne to Krk Island. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cologne in August, with highs in Krk Island at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Koper.

Things to do in Krk Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cres Island, Gradski Toranj (City Tower), Lukovo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Košljun ©
Košljun
Church of St. Lucy ©
Church of St. Lucy
Frankopan Castle ©
Frankopan Castle

5
nights
Koper, Slovenia

Koper ©
Koper is a city in southwestern Slovenia, with the other Slovenian coastal towns Ankaran, Izola, Piran, and Portorož, situated along the country's 47-kilometre coastline, in the Istrian Region, approximately five kilometres from its border with Italy. Step off the beaten path and head to Zusterna Beach and Koper City Beach. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Dragonja, admire the striking features of Tito square, don't miss a visit to Port Piran, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Histria Botanica.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Koper online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Krk Island to Koper. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Krk Island in August since evenings lows in Koper dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Waldshut-Tiengen.

Things to do in Koper

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Piran, Nature Park Strunjan
Highlights from your plan
Naravni rezervat Škocjanski zatok ©
Naravni rezervat Škocjanski zatok
Dragonja ©
Dragonja
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany

Waldshut-Tiengen ©
Waldshut-Tiengen is a city in southwestern Baden-Württemberg right at the Swiss border. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Rotteln Castle and Old Town (Niederburg). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waldshut-Tiengen: Hohentwiel (in Singen), Muenster Unserer Lieben Frau (in Konstanz) and Wallfahrtskirche Basilika Birnau (in Uhldingen Muhlhofen). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Rodelbahn Gutach, identify plant and animal life at Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, look for gifts at House of Black Forest Clocks, and walk around Kur- und Erlebnispark.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Waldshut-Tiengen trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Koper to Waldshut-Tiengen in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Koper in August; daily highs in Waldshut-Tiengen reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Groningen.

Things to do in Waldshut-Tiengen

Historic Sites Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Konstanz, Rotteln Castle, Alternativer Wolf- Und Barenpark Schwarzwald, Todtnau Waterfalls, House of Black Forest Clocks
Highlights from your plan
Old Town (Niederburg) ©
Old Town (Niederburg)
Rotteln Castle ©
Rotteln Castle
German Clock Museum ©
German Clock Museum

1
night
Groningen, Holland

Groningen ©
Groningen is the main municipality as well as the capital city of the eponymous province in the Netherlands. On the 31st (Sat), walk around Noorderplantsoen Park, examine the collection at Universiteitsmuseum Groningen, and then see the interesting displays at Infoversum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the striking features of Stadhuis Groningen, then see the interesting displays at Grafisch Museum Groningen - GRID, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue Groningen, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Brouwerij Martinus.

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Drive from Waldshut-Tiengen to Groningen in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daily temperatures in Groningen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Groningen

Museums Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Universiteitsmuseum Groningen ©
Universiteitsmuseum Groningen
Grafisch Museum Groningen - GRID ©
Grafisch Museum Groningen - GRID
Brouwerij Martinus ©
Brouwerij Martinus

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Room Escape Games. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Jordaan, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter, and enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Groningen to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Herengracht ©
Herengracht
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Green Park, and then make a trip to Horse Guards Parade. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Kenwood House, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London Docklands, and then don't miss a visit to Eltham Palace and Gardens.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to London is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum ©
Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Museum
Eltham Palace and Gardens ©
Eltham Palace and Gardens
Kenwood House ©
Kenwood House

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