59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
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Munich, Germany
— 1 day
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Venice, Italy
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Florence, Italy
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Siena, Italy
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Sorrento, Italy
— 3 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 4 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Genoa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Mellieha, Malta
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
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Granada, Spain
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Dinan, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
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Kitzbuhel, Austria
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
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San Francisco, USA to Dublin is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from San Francisco to Dublin. In June, Dublin is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 64°F and lows of 48°F. On the 10th (Thu), you're off to Munich.

Things to do in Dublin

Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife · Parks

Munich, Germany

— 1 day

Village of a Million People

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.
On the 11th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Angel of Peace (Friedensengel), admire the landmark architecture of Justizpalast, explore the world behind art at Glyptothek, don't miss a visit to Konigsplatz, then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, and finally explore the world behind art at Lenbachhaus.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Munich travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Munich in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Dublin in June, you will find days in Munich are somewhat warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Venice, Italy

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.
To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Munich in June: high temperatures in Venice hover around 81°F and lows are around 63°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Nightlife

Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 83°F, and evening lows to 65°F. You will leave for Siena on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Florence

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Siena, Italy

Cultural Heart of Tuscany

Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Siena trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Florence to Siena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Siena sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 61°F at night. You'll set off for Rome on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Siena

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wineries

Rome, Italy

— 2 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, and finally pause for some photo ops at La Pieta. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, don't miss a visit to Welcome to Rome, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Colle Aventino.

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You can drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Naples, Italy

— 2 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): catch a live event at Anfiteatro Romano, delve into the distant past at Forum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, then steep yourself in history at Catacombe di San Gaudioso, and finally steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pontificio Santuario della Beata Maria Vergine del Santo Rosario di Pompei, make a trip to Centro Storico Salerno, take in the exciting artwork at Sol’Art Ceramiche, do a tasting at Le Vigne di Raito, then do a tasting at Bosco de Medici Winery, and finally make a trip to Pompeii Archaeological Park.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Naples itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June in Naples, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sorrento.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries

Side Trips

Sorrento, Italy

— 3 nights

Land of the Sirens

A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and La Masseria Farm Experience. Venture out of the city with trips to Amalfi (Valle delle Ferriere, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, &more), Atrani (Vicoli, scale e archi, Chiesa di San Salvatore de Birecto, &more) and Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei, Fornillo, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Piazza Tasso, tour the pleasant surroundings at Leonelli's Beach, admire the natural beauty at Aranceto Storico, and learn about winemaking at Limonoro.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sorrento trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Naples to Sorrento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or take a train. In June, daily temperatures in Sorrento can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Sorrento

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mykonos Town, Greece

— 4 nights

Chora Mykonos

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Elia Beach and Little Venice. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mykonos Town: Kastraki Beach (in Kastraki), Delos (Avenue of the Lions, Mount Kynthos, &more) and Maragas Beach (in Agios Prokopios). There's lots more to do: stroll through Platis Gialos Beach, appreciate the history behind Melanes Kouros Statue, explore the ancient world of Naos tou Apollona - Portara, and cast your line with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by flight from Sorrento to Mykonos Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sorrento to Mykonos Town is 1 hour. In June in Mykonos Town, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Fira.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fira, Greece

— 2 nights
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
On the 23rd (Wed), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, kick back and relax at Red Beach, delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, stroll through Vlychada Beach, then see some colorful creatures with Aegean Divers Dive Center - Day Excursions, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Three Bells of Fira, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Church Of Candlemas Of The Lord, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Megalochori - Traditional Village, and finally examine the collection at Cultural Village.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Fira trip builder.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In June, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Genoa.

Things to do in Fira

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Genoa, Italy

— 2 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica DI Santa Maria Assunta, trek along Camogli - San Rocco - Punta Chiappa Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of San Giorgio, then make a trip to Piazza Martiri Dell'Olivetta, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Margherita d'Antiochia - Santuario di Nostra Signora della Rosa, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Villa Durazzo. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Bagni Colombo, enjoy the sand and surf at Pluto Beach, get outside with Bagni Ondina, then pause for some photo ops at Monumento ai Caduti 1915-18 - “Rintocchi e Memorie”, then kick back and relax at Bagni San Domenico Beach, and finally make a trip to Parco Comunale di Arenzano.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Genoa trip builder tool.

Getting from Fira to Genoa by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Fira to Genoa. When traveling from Fira in June, plan for little chillier days in Genoa, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Genoa

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, visit Anafiotika, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Athena Nike, then pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Hephaestus. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Akti tou Iliou, head outdoors with Zen Beach, see some colorful creatures with Seahorse Dive Center, stroll through Asteras Glyfada Beach, then get into the urban bustle at Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Flisvos Marina.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Athens road trip site.

You can fly from Genoa to Athens in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Genoa to Athens, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Genoa in June: highs in Athens hover around 86°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Mellieha.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mellieha, Malta

— 3 nights
A growing town in the northwestern section of Malta, the lively tourist destination of Mellieha sits perched between two picturesque bays.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mdina Old City and Valletta Waterfront. Explore Mellieha's surroundings by going to Wied il-Ghasri (in Ghasri), Xwejni Bay (in Marsalforn) and Mnajdra (in Qrendi). There's lots more to do: take in the history at Lascaris War Rooms, enjoy the sand and surf at Mellieha Beach, explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hondoq Bay.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Mellieha trip maker tool.

You can fly from Athens to Mellieha in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in June, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Mellieha

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Plaza de Cataluna, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Lleo i Morera, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then make a trip to Placa d'Espanya, and finally admire the masterpieces at Casa Vicens.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker site.

You can fly from Mellieha to Barcelona in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Palma de Mallorca, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of the Balearic Islands

Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
On the 6th (Tue), walk around Jardines de S'Hort del Rei, pause for some serene contemplation at Terrazas de la Catedral de Palma, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Mallorca, don't miss a visit to Placa de Cort, then examine the collection at Museo Historico Militar de San Carlos, and finally identify plant and animal life at Big Blue Diving. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Playa de Muro, kick back and relax at Playa de Alcudia, wander the streets of Alcudia Old Town, kick back and relax at Aucanada Beach, then go for a walk through The 365 Calvari Steps, and finally gain a rich perspective with Mallorca Urban Adventures.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Palma de Mallorca trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Granada.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Granada, Spain

— 3 nights

Pearl of Spain

Granada boasts numerous well-preserved examples of exquisite Moorish architecture, not the least of which is the Alhambra, an ancient citadel and royal palace.
Step off the beaten path and head to Generalife and Balcony of Europe. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Granada: Paseo Maritimo (in Torre del Mar), Nerja (El Puente del Águila, Fundación Cueva de Nerja, &more) and Torrox Costa Promenade (in Torrox). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mirador de San Nicolas, add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and make a trip to Plaza de San Nicolas.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Granada road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Palma de Mallorca to Granada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. While traveling from Palma de Mallorca, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Granada, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Granada

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and The Walls of Avila. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Madrid: Segovia (Plaza de la Merced & Alcazar of Segovia), Avila (Basilica de San Vicente & Catedral de Avila) and Toledo (Alcazar - Biblioteca de Castilla-La Mancha, Catedral Primada, &more). There's much more to do: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, walk around Parque del Retiro, don't miss a visit to Paseo del Prado, and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Madrid trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Granada to Madrid takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly; or drive. In July in Madrid, expect temperatures between 94°F during the day and 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Dinan.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Dinan, France

— 1 night
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Lehon, delve into the distant past at Chateau Fort de Lehon, experience rural life at La Ferme de Kemo, step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Guildo, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de la Hunaudaye, and finally see the interesting displays at Rail Museum. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Chateau - Tour du Coetquen, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Malo de Dinan, stop by From Scotland, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Dinan, then explore the world behind art at Manoli, Musee et Jardin de Sculptures, and finally make a trip to Pointe du Moulinet.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Dinan planner.

You can drive from Madrid to Dinan in 11.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Madrid in July, expect nights in Dinan to be a bit cooler, around 56°F, while days are much colder, around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Dinan

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Paris, France

— 3 nights

City of Light

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chateau de Fontainebleau and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Venture out of the city with trips to France Miniature (in Elancourt), Fontainebleau Forest (Foret de Fontainebleau) (in Fontainebleau) and Versailles (Le Jardin de Versailles, The Hall of Mirrors, &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, make a trip to Ile Saint-Louis, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip tool.

Traveling by car from Dinan to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Dinan in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 60°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

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 18th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Tintin Mural Painting and then appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Petit Sablon, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, see the interesting displays at Atomium, then don't miss a visit to Great Market Square (Grote Markt), then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Kruidtuin, and finally make a trip to Old Market Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels route planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, steep yourself in history at Dom Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area, then examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and finally take in panoramic vistas at A'dam Lookout. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Museum Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, explore the world behind art at Moco Museum, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, then stroll around Vondelpark, and finally examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, steep yourself in history at Asam-Haus, admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, then make a trip to Konigsplatz, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), admire the masterpieces at Pinakothek der Moderne, see the interesting displays at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen, then admire the masterpieces at Lenbachhaus, and finally explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Munich road trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Munich in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Vienna, Austria

— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and State Hall of the Austrian National Library. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Durnstein (Durnstein Castle, Burgruine Duernstein, &more), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Melk Abbey (in Melk). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum, and examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Vienna when traveling from Munich in July, with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Hallstatt, Austria

— 2 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): stroll through Echernwand, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, go for a walk through Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Parish of the Assumption. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Hallstatter See, admire the sheer force of Waldbachstrub Waterfall, explore the activities along Laudachsee, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Johannesbergkapelle, then take in the awesome beauty at Traunstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Hallstatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Kitzbuhel.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Kitzbuhel, Austria

— 3 nights
Kitzbühel is a small medieval town situated along the river Kitzbuhler Ache in Tyrol, Austria and the administrative centre of the Kitzbühel district. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Franziskaner Der Immakulata. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bikepark Leogang, identify plant and animal life at Sinne Erlebnispark an der Asitz Mittelstation, identify plant and animal life at Vorderkaserklamm, then explore the striking landscape at Naturdenkmal Seisenbergklamm, then head outdoors with Skischule Sturm Almenwelt Lofer, and finally steep yourself in history at Kufstein Fortress.

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You can drive from Hallstatt to Kitzbuhel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Kitzbuhel

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lake Lucerne and Rhine Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Berggasthaus Aescher - Wildkirchli (in Schwende), Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch) and Seealpsee (in Wasserauen). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

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Traveling by car from Kitzbuhel to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Zurich are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Munich, Germany

— 3 nights

Village of a Million People

Explore hidden gems such as Marienplatz and English Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Ettal Abbey (in Ettal), Pilatushaus (in Oberammergau) and Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden). Enjoy Munich some more: explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, see the interesting displays at BMW Museum, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Munich road trip site.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Munich

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

Tuscany travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Art Museums · Sacred & Religious Sites
Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance
Known for its landscapes, traditions, and history, Tuscany possesses an unparalleled artistic legacy that continues to influence world culture. Regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, the region boasts a lengthy list of attractions, including world-class museums, art galleries, and archeological sites. With a distinct culture and a very strong linguistic identity, this region is sometimes referred to as a nation within a nation. A land of picture-postcard areas, Tuscany contains plenty of places to visit on your holiday, with seven World Heritage Sites, including the historic town centers of Florence and Siena. With more than 120 protected nature preserves, Tuscany is not only a land of culture and historic monuments, but also a great place to discover and enjoy the Italian outdoors. Take it slowly here (as the locals do), and give yourself plenty of time to get to know the local culture and cuisine of Tuscany's medieval towns and ancient villages.

Mykonos travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Landmarks · Nightlife
Island of the Winds
Local tradition claims that Mykonos, the trendiest of the Cyclades group of islands, came into existence from the petrified bodies of giants killed by the mythological hero Hercules. Named after the grandson of the god Apollo, this cosmopolitan "Ibiza of Greece" offers modern tourists a blend of glamour and simplicity. Be prepared for hip and loud dance clubs along the coastline and quieter areas farther from the water. Avoid cruise ship crowds thronging the narrow streets by exploring the small villages located in the center of the island. The easiest way to discover the island's golden beaches is by guided boat tour, private car, or motorcycle.

Santorini travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.

Malta travel guide

3.9
Historic Walking Areas · Sacred & Religious Sites · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.

Majorca travel guide

3.7
Beaches · Churches · Nightlife
Majorca offers much more than 550 km (342 mi) of shoreline, with its golden beaches and tranquil waters ideal for leisurely sailing trips. Although the island’s coastline attracts nearly 8 million tourists each year, away from the most popular beach resorts, chances for an enjoyable and authentic Majorca vacation abound, including exploring its signature limestone cliffs, now popular for cliff jumping. Deeper inland, you'll find rugged mountains and sprawling plains covered with vineyards. In the island’s interior, numerous small restaurants serve delicious and affordable authentic Mediterranean food.