44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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44 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Thessaloniki, Greece
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Thessaloniki, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Subway + Fly:  2 h 45 min
3
Heraklion, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Taxi:  9 h 45 min
4
Olympia, Greece
— 1 night
train:  2 h
5
Patras, Greece
— 1 night
ferry:  13 h
6
Corfu Town, Greece
— 2 nights
Ferry:  8 h
7
Bari, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  5 h
8
Messina, Italy
— Few hours
Train:  3 h
9
Palermo, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  5 h 30 min
10
Ragusa, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h
11
Syracuse, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  5 h 30 min
12
Pompeii, Italy
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
13
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
14
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
15
Perugia, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 15 min
16
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
17
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
18
La Spezia, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 30 min
19
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
20
Verona, Italy
— 1 night
Bus:  1 h 15 min
21
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
22
Villach, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
23
Spittal an der Drau, Austria
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
24
Bischofshofen, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
25
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
26
St. Veit in Defereggen, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
27
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
28
Augsburg, Germany
— Few hours
Bus:  1 h
29
Ulm, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
30
Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 day
Train:  45 min
31
Mannheim, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  45 min
32
Mainz, Germany
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
33
Bonn, Germany
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
34
Aachen, Germany
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
35
Liege, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
36
Leuven, Belgium
— Few hours
Train:  30 min
37
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Train:  3 h 45 min
End: Birmingham, United Kingdom

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Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
On the 30th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Byzantine Culture, then delve into the distant past at Rotunda, and finally take a stroll through Ladadika District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Osios David (The Latomou Monastery), make a trip to Aristotelous Square, appreciate the history behind Monument of Alexander The Great, then don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, then steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia, and finally appreciate the history behind Arch of Galerius.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Thessaloniki itinerary maker tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airport is Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport. In June in Thessaloniki, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Hagios Demetrios ©
Hagios Demetrios
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki
Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Athens online route builder .

Traveling by flight from Thessaloniki to Athens takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Thessaloniki in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 28°C in Athens. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): observe the fascinating underwater world at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then steep yourself in history at The Palace of Knossos, then stop by Nerium Oleander, and finally take an in-depth tour of Heraklion Archaeological Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Titus, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the local landmark of Morosini Fountain (Lion's Fountain), then get engrossed in the history at Ιστορικό Μουσείο Κρήτης - Historical Museum of Crete, and finally get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Heraklion road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a bus. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Olympia.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, The Palace of Knossos, Wooden Museum, Reptisland
Highlights from your plan
Reptisland ©
Reptisland
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

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Olympia, Greece

Olympia
Inhabited since prehistoric times, Olympia remains best known as the site of the original Olympic Games, held there for the first time in 776 BCE.
To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Olympia trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Heraklion to Olympia takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Heraklion in July, Olympia is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Patras.

Things to do in Olympia

Tours Parks Outdoors

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Patras, Greece

Patras ©
Patras is Greece's third-largest city and the regional capital of Western Greece, in the northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. On the 9th (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Science and Technology, appreciate the history behind Nafpaktos Old Port, then pause for some photo ops at The Statue of Cervantes, then take in the views from Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis), and finally do a tasting at Achaia Clauss Winery.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Patras driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Olympia to Patras takes 2 hours. In July in Patras, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Corfu Town.

Things to do in Patras

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Naupactus, Rio-Antirrio Bridge (Charilaos Trikoupis)
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Technology ©
Museum of Science and Technology
Achaia Clauss Winery ©
Achaia Clauss Winery

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Corfu Town, Greece

Corfu Town ©
Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
On the 11th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Old Fortress Corfu, then examine the collection at Casa Parlante, then don't miss a visit to The Liston, and finally take a stroll through Corfu Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Spianada Square, admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then kick back and relax at Paleokastritsa Beach.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Corfu Town day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Patras to Corfu Town with the Route module. July in Corfu Town sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Bari.

Things to do in Corfu Town

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Paleokastritsa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Fortress Corfu ©
Old Fortress Corfu
Corfu Museum of Asian Art ©
Corfu Museum of Asian Art
Spianada Square ©
Spianada Square

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Bari, Italy

Bari ©
Puglia's capital city, Bari, is a growing metropolis of industry and one of the country's most important commercial ports.
On the 13th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Arco Angioino and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Nicola. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, Head underground at Grotte di Castellana, and then admire the striking features of I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bari travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Corfu Town to Bari in 2 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, car, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Corfu Town to Bari. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Messina.

Things to do in Bari

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

I Trulli di Alberobello - World Heritage Site, Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare, Grotte di Castellana
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare ©
Centro Storico di Polignano a Mare

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Messina, Italy

Messina ©
Messina is the capital of the Italian Metropolitan City of Messina. On the 15th (Mon), admire the local landmark of Fontana di Orione, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile del Duomo di Messina, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Messina, and finally make a trip to Bell Tower and Astronomical Clock (Orologio Astronomico).

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Messina journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Bari to Messina in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Bari in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Messina, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Palermo.

Things to do in Messina

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fontana di Orione ©
Fontana di Orione

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Palermo, Italy

Palermo
The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Palermo road trip tool .

Drive from Messina to Palermo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. You'll set off for Ragusa on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Palermo

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

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Ragusa, Italy

Ragusa ©
Once a flourishing ancient city, Ragusa was rebuilt after a devastating earthquake in 1693.
On the 16th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Lungomare Andrea Doria e Bisani, then get to know the fascinating history of Ragusa Ibla, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo San Giorgio.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ragusa driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Palermo to Ragusa takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ragusa can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Syracuse.

Things to do in Ragusa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cathedral of St. George
Highlights from your plan
Ragusa Ibla ©
Ragusa Ibla
Cathedral of St. George ©
Cathedral of St. George
Duomo San Giorgio ©
Duomo San Giorgio

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Syracuse, Italy

Syracuse ©
Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico Regionale P. Orsi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Syracuse Cathedral, then step off the mainland to explore Ortigia, and finally explore the ancient world of Greek Theater.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Syracuse road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ragusa to Syracuse takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Syracuse

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Noto
Highlights from your plan
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Ortigia ©
Ortigia
Museo Archeologico Regionale Paolo Orsi ©

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Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pompeii day trip app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Syracuse to Pompeii in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and ferry. In July in Pompeii, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Naples.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 19th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio, delve into the distant past at The Neapolis Buried, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara, and finally see the interesting displays at National Archaeological Museum of Naples.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner .

Naples is just a short distance from Pompeii. July in Naples sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vesuvio National Park
Highlights from your plan
Underground Naples ©
Underground Naples
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome online attractions planner .

Traveling by train from Naples to Rome takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Perugia.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Perugia, Italy

Perugia ©
Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Trasimeno, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, then admire the masterpieces at Collegio del Cambio, and finally explore the historical opulence of Rocca Paolina.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Perugia trip itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Rome to Perugia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Perugia when traveling from Rome in July, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Perugia

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Museo della Porziuncola
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria ©
Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria
Collegio del Cambio ©
Collegio del Cambio

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Ratto della Sabina, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and finally take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence online route builder .

You can drive from Perugia to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then contemplate the long history of Camposanto, then make a trip to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, go to the Pisa trip planner .

Traveling by train from Florence to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to take a train to La Spezia.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

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La Spezia, Italy

La Spezia
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our La Spezia online day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Pisa to La Spezia takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in La Spezia can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toMilan.

Things to do in La Spezia

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Milan tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Verona.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): listen to music at Arena di Verona, admire the striking features of Casa di Giulietta, don't miss a visit to Torre dei Lamberti, take a stroll through Piazza delle Erbe, then admire the local landmark of Madonna Verona Fountain, and finally appreciate the history behind La Berlina ( Tribuna o Capitello).

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

Take a train from Milan to Verona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Verona sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Venice.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Venice planning app .

You can take a bus from Verona to Venice in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Villach.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Villach, Austria

Villach
Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): browse the different shops at Einkaufszentrum Atrio and then get outside with Villacher Alpenstraße.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Villach trip planner .

Drive from Venice to Villach in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Venice in August, things will get little chillier in Villach: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Spittal an der Drau.

Things to do in Villach

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping

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Spittal an der Drau, Austria

Spittal an der Drau ©
Spittal an der Drau is a town in the western part of the Austrian federal state of Carinthia. Find out how to plan Spittal an der Drau trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Villach to Spittal an der Drau takes an hour. In August in Spittal an der Drau, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bischofshofen.

Things to do in Spittal an der Drau

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Maltator, Die Stiftskirche Millstatt
Highlights from your plan
Die Stiftskirche Millstatt ©
Die Stiftskirche Millstatt

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Bischofshofen, Austria

Bischofshofen
Bischofshofen is a town in the district of St. To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bischofshofen day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Spittal an der Drau to Bischofshofen takes 1.5 hours. August in Bischofshofen sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll set off for Salzburg on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Bischofshofen

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and then admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bischofshofen to Salzburg takes an hour. In August, daytime highs in Salzburg are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to St. Veit in Defereggen.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Untersberg
Untersberg

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St. Veit in Defereggen, Austria

St. Veit in Defereggen
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Veit in Defereggen travel planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to St. Veit in Defereggen takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You'll set off for Munich on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in St. Veit in Defereggen

Fun & Games Historic Sites

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Munich is known for museums, nature, parks, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Schloss Nymphenburg, admire the striking features of New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Munich travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from St. Veit in Defereggen to Munich takes 3.5 hours. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Augsburg.

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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
English Garden ©
English Garden

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Augsburg, Germany

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Augsburg road trip planning site .

You can take a train from Munich to Augsburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Augsburg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Ulm.

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Historic Sites
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Augsburg Town Hall ©
Augsburg Town Hall

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Ulm, Germany

Ulm
Part of the epicenter of the Holy Roman Empire, Ulm today stands as a cultural and economic hub of modern Germany.
To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Ulm tour planning tool .

Traveling by bus from Augsburg to Ulm takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for Stuttgart on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Ulm

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
On the 8th (Thu), admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, then see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, and then don't miss a visit to Palace Square (Schlossplatz).

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Stuttgart road trip planning website .

Take a train from Ulm to Stuttgart in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Mannheim.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums Historic Sites
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Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
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Palace Square

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Mannheim, Germany

Mannheim ©
Mannheim is one of Germany’s major metropolitan and immigration centers, home to a large number of U.S.
To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mannheim holiday planner .

Take a train from Stuttgart to Mannheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Mannheim can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Mainz.

Things to do in Mannheim

Historic Sites
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Baroque Palace Mannheim ©
Baroque Palace Mannheim

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Mainz, Germany

Mainz
Steeped in history and tradition, Mainz is an elegant, modern city in Germany's largest wine-growing region and a major center for tourism.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mainz itinerary builder app .

Traveling by train from Mannheim to Mainz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daytime highs in Mainz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 9th (Fri), you're off toBonn.

Things to do in Mainz

Historic Sites Parks Museums

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Bonn, Germany

Bonn ©
The birthplace of Ludwig van Beethoven, Bonn is one of the country's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of German National Museum of Contemporary History, then pause for some serene contemplation at Bonner Munster, and then steep yourself in history at Beethoven House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bonn trip maker site .

Take a train from Mainz to Bonn in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Bonn, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aachen.

Things to do in Bonn

Museums Historic Sites
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Bonner Munster ©
Bonner Munster
Beethoven-Haus Bonn ©
Beethoven-Haus Bonn

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Aachen, Germany

Aachen ©
Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aachen trip site .

You can drive from Bonn to Aachen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Aachen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Liege.

Things to do in Aachen

Historic Sites
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Aachen Cathedral ©
Aachen Cathedral

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Liege, Belgium

Liege ©
Although decidedly industrial on the outskirts, Liege also boasts impressive architecture.
On the 10th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of Gare de Liege-Guillemins, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Coteaux de la Citadelle, then make a trip to Montagne de Bueren, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral de Liege (Liege Cathedral).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Liege trip planner.

Liege is just a short distance from Aachen. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Leuven.

Things to do in Liege

Historic Sites
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Coteaux de la Citadelle ©
Coteaux de la Citadelle
Montagne de Bueren ©
Montagne de Bueren
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Leuven, Belgium

Leuven ©
The ancient city of Leuven supports an old Catholic university and offers interesting architecture, botanical gardens, and great breweries.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Leuven trip itinerary planning website .

Leuven is very close to Liege. In August, daily temperatures in Leuven can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Leuven

Historic Sites
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Groot Begijnhof ©
Groot Begijnhof

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 11th (Sun), admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels journey planning website .

Brussels is very close to Leuven. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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