45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Olsztynek, Poland
— 1 night
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Sopot, Poland
— 3 nights
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Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Maribor, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and then look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, then admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip itinerary maker app.

Antalya, Turkey to Warsaw is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Antalya to Warsaw, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Warsaw is little chillier than Antalya - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olsztynek.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Olsztynek, Poland

— 1 night
Olsztynek is a town in Olsztyn County, in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of Poland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego - Park Etnograficzny and then take an in-depth tour of Prisoners Camp and Olsztynek Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Olsztynek trip planning site.

Getting from Warsaw to Olsztynek by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sopot.

Things to do in Olsztynek

Museums

Sopot, Poland

— 3 nights

Nice of the North

Situated on the Baltic coastline, the small seaside resort of Sopot serves as one of northern Poland's glitziest tourist destinations.
Get a sense of the local culture at Okret Muzeum ORP Blyskawica and City of Gdynia Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Sopot Beach and Beach in Rewa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sopot: Hel (in Baltic Coast), Muzeum Regionalne w Krokowej (in Krokowa) and Beach (in Chalupy). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Debki Beach, admire the verdant scenery at Rezerwat Dolina Chlapowska, enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier, and head outdoors with Chlapowo Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sopot trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Olsztynek to Sopot in 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Sopot can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Gdansk.

Things to do in Sopot

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Gdansk, Poland

— 3 nights

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku. Popular historic sites such as Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka) and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Malbork (Latin School & Brama Garncarska). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci, steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk tour itinerary maker.

Gdansk is very close to Sopot. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Spas

Side Trip

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Potsdam's Gardens. Explore hidden gems such as Gemaldegalerie and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, admire the striking features of Berliner Dom, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gdansk to Berlin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Michael's Church and Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown). Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Speicherstadt and St. Marien in Lubeck. Venture out of the city with trips to Lubeck (Heiligen-Geist-Hospital & Holstentor). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at International Maritime Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and stop by Alster.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip maker.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), stop by The Jordaan, and examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. August in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Delft.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Delft, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bagijnhofpoort, see the interesting displays at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then take an in-depth tour of Het steen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delft holiday planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Delft in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Historic Sites · Museums

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Prison Gate Museum, then examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, then steep yourself in history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally learn about all things military at Widerstandsnest 67 HL, Stichting Atlantikwall Musuem Scheveningen. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, don't miss a visit to Panorama Mesdag, then admire the masterpieces at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the The Hague vacation builder app.

The Hague is just a stone's throw from Delft. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Turin.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Step out of the city life by going to Bagni Velazzurra and Lido delle Sirene. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Armeria Reale. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Forte di Bard (in Bard), Castello di Fenis (in Fenis) and Teatro Romano (in Aosta). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sacra di San Michele, get engrossed in the history at Borgo Medievale, admire the masterpieces at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Carlo.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Turin vacation builder tool.

You can fly from The Hague to Turin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from The Hague in August, things will get a bit warmer in Turin: highs are around 28°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and La Citta Alta. Get some cultural insight at Il Cenacolo and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Tremezzina (Villa Carlotta & Villa del Balbianello), Cathedral of Como (Duomo) (in Como) and Museo di Santa Giulia (in Brescia). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

You can take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Turin in August, expect nights in Milan to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Centro Storico di Venezia are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planning tool.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Parasailing & Paragliding. Your inner history buff will appreciate Predjama Castle and Bled Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Vino Zorz (in Slap), Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje) and Lake Bohinj (in Bohinjsko Jezero). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Škocjan Caves, visit Ljubljana Old Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and explore the activities along Ljubljanica River.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Ljubljana road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 31°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Maribor, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Water Tower and Grajski Trg square are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dveri Pax Winery and Puklavec Family Wines. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maribor Cathedral, learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lent, and appreciate the history behind Plague Column.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Maribor road trip tool.

Take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Maribor can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zakopane.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Zakopane, Poland

— 1 night

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, kick back and relax at Gubalowka Beach, then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaplica NajSwietszego Serca Jezusa.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zakopane trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Zakopane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Maribor in September; daily highs in Zakopane reach 21°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Wine Tours & Tastings. Appreciate the collections at Budapest Pinball Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Zakopane to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, Budapest is a bit warmer than Zakopane - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Warmia-Masuria Province travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · Historic Sites