48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 1 day
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Train to Mali Zvornik, Drive to Sarajevo
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Train to Čapljina, Drive to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 3 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Popular historic sites such as Museum of Photography and Dominican Monastery Claustrum are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Beach Klooga and Kakumae Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tallinn: Viru Bog Trail (in Kolga) and Jagala Waterfall (in Koogi). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Stroomi Beach, stop by Olde Hansa, examine the collection at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, and get curious at Energy Discovery Centre.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Tallinn is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Tallinn, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Tallinn is slightly colder than Manchester - with highs of 0°C and lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Helsinki, Finland

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hietaranta Beach and Finnish Aviation Museum. Sinebrychoff Art Museum and Halosenniemi Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, stroll the grounds of Hietaniemi Cemetery, examine the collection at Didrichsen Art Museum, and contemplate the long history of Sederholm House (Sederholmin Talo).

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You can fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. February in Helsinki sees daily highs of 0°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Swedish History Museum and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fotografiska Stockholm and Sven-Harrys Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Uppsala Domkyrka (in Uppsala) and Strandvagen (in Nynashamn). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, examine the collection at Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, and get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm holiday planning tool.

Fly from Helsinki to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in March, and nighttime lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Trails · Parks

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Henie Onstad Art Center and The Mini Bottle Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tryvann Ski Resort and Nordisk bibelmuseum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Emanuel Vigeland Museum, step off the mainland to explore Kalvoya Island and Kadettangen, examine the collection at Jewish Museum in Oslo, and steep yourself in history at Christian IV's Glove.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Oslo, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Bergen, Norway

— 1 day

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bergen when traveling from Oslo in March, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Christiansborg Slot. Take a break from Copenhagen with a short trip to Frederiksborg Castle in Hillerod, about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see Bar & Club Tours, make a trip to Papiroeen, explore the historical opulence of Kastellet, and learn more about the world around you at Botanical Garden.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Copenhagen tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Classic Remise Berlin and Neues Museum. There's lots more to do: learn more about the world around you at Museum fuer Naturkunde, examine the collection at Stasi Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Berlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hradcany and Spanish Synagogue. Visit St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Infant Jesus of Prague for their historical value. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, view the masterpieces at Narodni Galerie Praha, and steep yourself in history at Lobkowicz Palace.

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

Drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. March in Prague sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Albertina and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Get some cultural insight at Peterskirche and Votivkirche. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), examine the collection at Belvedere 21, steep yourself in history at Kaisergruft, and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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 historical perspective at Visegrad Citadel and Fiumei Road Cemetery. Let the collections at Koller Gallery and Zugfozde Palinka Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Szentendre (Palmetta Design Gallery & Shop, Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, &more) and Matyas Kiraly Museum (in Visegrad). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, admire the masterpieces at Victor Vasarely Museum, head outdoors with City Park Városliget, and make a trip to Uri Street.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest day trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March in Budapest, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Belgrade, Serbia

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church, then explore the activities along Sava, and finally see the interesting displays at Josip Broz Tito Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, then steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, and finally stop by Dorcol.

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You can fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum Alija Izetbegovic, take an in-depth tour of Svrzo House, then steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alipasina Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alifakovac Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, and finally admire the sheer force of Skakavac.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Sarajevo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Historic Sites · Museums · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of St. Nicholas (Crkva sv. Nikole), then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Srebreno Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Vlaho Bukovac House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get outside with Active Tours, examine the collection at Image of War - War Photography Museum, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, then examine the collection at Zagreb City Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Zagreb Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Zagreb trip planner.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Zagreb by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Zagreb. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Žale Cemetery and City Museum of Ljubljana. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Kamnik to see Little Castle about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, stroll around Volčji Potok Arboretum, and steep yourself in history at Plečnik's House.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ljubljana road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some historical perspective at Kapuzinerkloster and Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church). Manro Classic Auto & Musik Museum and The Selinger will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, steep yourself in history at Kommune Gruft, head outdoors with Lamprechtshohle, and see the interesting displays at Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg tour itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. April in Salzburg sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips