45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Tehran, Iran
bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
2
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Rust, Germany
— 1 night
+2
bus + tram + train:  3​h 15​min
5
Paris, France
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Berlin, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Nuremberg, Germany
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Munich, Germany
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
End: Tehran, Iran

4
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Duomo di Milano and Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and make a trip to Dialogo nel Buio.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan driving holiday planner .

Tehran, Iran to Milan is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Tehran to Milan is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tehran in August, with highs in Milan at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Milan

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

5
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Interlaken ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald), Grindelwald Area (Kleine Scheidegg, Jungfraujoch, & more) and Egelsee (in Bern). There's still lots to do: get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Interlaken tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Milan to Interlaken by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in August, expect Interlaken to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Matterhorn, Trümmelbachfälle, Lake Brienz, The Eiger Trail
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

6
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Bring the kids along to Swimming Pools Unter Letten and Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Ufschotti Park, & more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern (Fluntern Cemetery), admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), and cool off at Hallenbad Altstetten.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip planning app .

Getting from Interlaken to Zurich by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rust.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

1
night
Rust, Germany

Rust ©
Originally a poor fishing village, Rust now features a world-class amusement park complex.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Europa-Park.

Planning Rust trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Zurich to Rust in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rust

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Europa-Park ©
Europa-Park

7
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Kids will enjoy Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Jardin d'Acclimatation. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Le Marais, take a stroll through Montmartre, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Rust to Paris by combination of bus and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Jardin d'Acclimatation ©
Jardin d'Acclimatation
Musee des Arts et Metiers ©
Musee des Arts et Metiers

3
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
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.
Attractions like Miniatur Wunderland and Tierpark Hagenbeck make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Hamburg with an excursion to Wildpark Luneburger Heide in Nindorf--about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: walk around Planten un Blomen, ponder the world of politics at Townhall, admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Paris to Hamburg in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In September in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Wildpark Luneburger Heide
Highlights from your plan
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Planten un Blomen ©
Planten un Blomen

6
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Bring the kids along to Zoo Berlin and Tierpark Berlin. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, make a trip to East Side Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin

6
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tiergarten Nurnberg and Nuremberg Toy Museum (Spielzeugmuseum). Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Alte Mainbruecke, Würzburg Residence, & more) and Rothenburg (Town Walls, Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, & more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum, admire the natural beauty at Burgermeistergarten, steep yourself in history at Pilatushaus, and stroll the grounds of Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip maker app .

Getting from Berlin to Nuremberg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg
Highlights from your plan
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Tiergarten Nurnberg ©
Tiergarten Nurnberg

6
nights
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.
Attractions like Deutsches Museum and Ungerer Bad make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Alpine Coaster Oberammergau (in Oberammergau) and Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Hohenschwangau). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along English Garden, explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and step into the grandiose world of Nymphenburg Palace.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Munich online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Alpine Coaster Oberammergau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Ungerer Bad ©
Ungerer Bad
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus) ©
New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus)

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