59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
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Mainz, Germany
— Few hours
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Bacharach, Germany
— Few hours
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Oberwesel, Germany
— 1 night
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Koblenz, Germany
— Few hours
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Aachen, Germany
— Few hours
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Ghent, Belgium
— Few hours
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
— Few hours
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— Few hours
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Hannover, Germany
— Few hours
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Colditz, Germany
— Few hours
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Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— Few hours
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— Few hours
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
— 1 day
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— Few hours
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 day
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Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
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Hallstatt, Austria
— Few hours
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Ingolstadt, Germany
— Few hours
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
— Few hours
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Hydra, Greece
— 1 day
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Harrods as well as Imperial War Museums. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and National Gallery. Appreciate the collections at Natural History Museum and Tate Modern. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and stroll the grounds of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London online driving holiday planner.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Belfast.

Things to do in London

Highlights from your trip
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
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Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7
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World heritage site
Westminster Abbey
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Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Abingdon Collection and HMS Caroline. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ulster American Folk Park and City Walls. When in Belfast, make a side trip to see Moravian Cemetery in Gracehill, approximately Gracehill away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Church, learn more about the world around you at Ulster Museum, and steep yourself in history at Falls Road.

To find maps and tourist information, go to the Belfast trip itinerary planner.

Fly from London to Belfast in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Belfast hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
HMS Caroline
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Titanic Belfast
4.3

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Edinburgh City Chambers, St Paul's and St George's Church, New Town, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of New Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's and St George's Church, appreciate the extensive heritage of Edinburgh City Chambers, step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, then browse the exhibits of Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and finally explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Calton Hill, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and finally contemplate the long history of Advocate's Close.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh online itinerary planner.

Getting from Belfast to Edinburgh by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Belfast in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 11°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You've added Galeria Kaufhof Frankfurt An der Hauptwache, Bitter & Zart, Archaologisches Museum Frankfurt, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dreikonigskirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Liebfrauen, Frankfurt, hunt for treasures at Kleinmarkthalle, then walk around Hafenpark, and finally examine the collection at Museum Embankment.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Frankfurt takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Edinburgh to Frankfurt, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Frankfurt is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Mainz.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Highlights from your trip
Art Museum
Stadel Museum
4.6
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Historic Site
Goethe House
4.0

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Mainz, Germany

Mainz ©

Great Wine Capital

Steeped in history and tradition, Mainz is an elegant, modern city in Germany's largest wine-growing region and a major center for tourism.
You've added St. Augustine's Church, St. Christoph-Kirche, Heunensaeule, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 18th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christuskirche, admire the local landmark of Fastnachtsbrunnen, stroll around Stadt Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Augustine's Church, then snap pictures at Sudbrucke, and finally don't miss a visit to St. Peter.

Plan trip to Mainz with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Frankfurt to Mainz by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Mainz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Bacharach.

Things to do in Mainz

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Mainz Cathedral
4.5

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Bacharach, Germany

Bacharach ©
Nestled in a gorge along the Rhine river, Bacharach offers cultural sightseeing, fine dining, and music events in one of Germany's best-preserved medieval towns.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marktturm, Wernerkapelle, St. Peter Kirche, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Tue), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wernerkapelle, make a trip to Marktturm, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter Kirche, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Stahleck, and finally steep yourself in history at Alte Haus.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bacharach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Mainz to Bacharach takes an hour. In August in Bacharach, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Oberwesel.

Things to do in Bacharach

Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Burg Stahleck
4.5
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Historic Site
Alte Haus
4.1

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Oberwesel, Germany

Oberwesel
Oberwesel is a town on the Middle Rhine in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Schoenburg.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Oberwesel trip itinerary planner.

Oberwesel is just a stone's throw from Bacharach. In August, daily temperatures in Oberwesel can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Koblenz.

Things to do in Oberwesel

Historic Sites

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Koblenz, Germany

Koblenz ©

Gateway to the Romantic Rhine

Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rathaus (town hall), Altes Kaufhaus, Alte Burg, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Altes Kaufhaus, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Stolzenfels, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of St. Castor, then steep yourself in history at Alte Burg, then contemplate the long history of Rathaus (town hall), and finally test your team's savvy at 66 Minuten - Theater Adventures.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Koblenz trip planner.

Drive from Oberwesel to Koblenz in an hour. August in Koblenz sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
4.3
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Religious Site
Basilica of St. Castor
4.5

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Roman North Gate, Globetrotter, Das Delfter Haus, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Agnes, contemplate the long history of Overstolzenhaus, stop by Globetrotter, steep yourself in history at Severinstorburg, then don't miss a visit to Historic Town Hall, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Neumarkt Passage.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cologne using our trip planner.

You can drive from Koblenz to Cologne in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Thu) before leaving for Aachen.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
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World heritage site
Cologne Cathedral
4.8
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Religious Site
Saint Gereon's Basilica
4.7
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Religious Site
St. Ursula
4.4

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Aachen, Germany

Aachen ©

City of Water

Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Aachen Cathedral has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aachen Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of Aachener Rathaus, and then get engrossed in the history at Centre Charlemagne.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aachen trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Cologne to Aachen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Aachen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Ghent.

Things to do in Aachen

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Architectural Building
Aachener Rathaus
4.3
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World heritage site
Aachen Cathedral
4.7
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History Museum
Centre Charlemagne
4.1

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Geeraard de Duivelsteen (The Castle of Gerald the Devil), Laarne Castle, Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): make a trip to Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle), steep yourself in history at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of St Michael's Bridge, and finally explore the historical opulence of Laarne Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Ghent holiday site.

Drive from Aachen to Ghent in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Ghent are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Ieper (Ypres).

Things to do in Ghent

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Saint Bavo's Cathedral
4.6
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Castle
Gravensteen
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Pier / Boardwalk
Graslei and Korenlei
4.8

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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Ieper (Ypres) ©

Wipers

Boasting remnants from the Middle Ages, the ancient city of Ieper in West Flanders offers attractions that are as historically significant as Ghent and Bruges, but with fewer crowds.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hill 60, In Flanders Fields Museum and Menin Gate Memorial. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the history at Hill 60, brush up on your military savvy at In Flanders Fields Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Menin Gate Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Ramparts Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Ieper (Ypres) trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Ghent to Ieper (Ypres) by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Battlefield
Hill 60
4.5
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Military Museum
In Flanders Fields Museum
4.5

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes La Bourse de Bruxelles, Lower Town, Hôtel de Ville de Bruxelles, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, get a sense of history and politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady of Laeken, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Beguinage, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Brussels trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ieper (Ypres) to Brussels takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Highlights from your trip

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Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Town Hall (Stadhuis), Steen Castle and Cathedral of Our Lady. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): contemplate the long history of Town Hall (Stadhuis), examine the collection at Steen Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Antwerp driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Grote Markt
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Steen Castle
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Rotterdam trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Rotterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Fun & Games

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

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've added South Church (Zuiderkerk), Westindisch Huis, St. Nicholas Basilica, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Sat), admire the masterpieces at De Nieuwe Kerk and then take in the spiritual surroundings of South Church (Zuiderkerk).

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Anne Frank House
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Art Museum
Rijksmuseum
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Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Marienburg Castle, Leineschloss (Landtag Niedersachsen), Aegidienkirche, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus, pause for some serene contemplation at Marktkirche, contemplate the long history of Aegidienkirche, ponder the world of politics at Leineschloss (Landtag Niedersachsen), then explore the historical opulence of Marienburg Castle, and finally ponder the world of politics at The New Town Hall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hannover online trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Hannover in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Aegidienkirche
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Church
Marktkirche
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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©

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 list of things to see and do now includes Mitte, City Palace (Berlin Stadtschloss), DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, admire the striking features of Museum St. Nicholas Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Hedwig - Domgemeinde St. Hedwig, then examine the collection at DRIVE. Volkswagen Group Forum, then take a stroll through Mitte, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning website.

Take a train from Hannover to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colditz.

Things to do in Berlin

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
Pergamonmuseum
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Specialty Museum
Topography of Terror
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Colditz, Germany

Colditz ©
Colditz is a small town in the district of Leipzig, in Saxony, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): snap pictures at Hangebrucke and then step into the grandiose world of Colditz Castle.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Colditz day trip website.

You can drive from Berlin to Colditz in 3 hours. August in Colditz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Colditz

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Colditz Castle
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Bridge
Hangebrucke
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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden day trip planning app.

Drive from Colditz to Dresden in 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Dresden are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Highlights from your trip
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Art Museum
The Dresden Zwinger
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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cafe Slavia, Church of St. Salvator, House of the Black Madonna, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Prague Castle and Lobkowicz Palace. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the views from Charles Bridge, learn about all things military at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Dresden to Prague takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Brno.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Castle
Prague Castle
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Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
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Brno, Czech Republic

Brno ©

Moravian Manchester

A thousand years old, Brno offers a convenient urban base for exploring the southern section of Moravia, famed for its lush vineyards and natural caves.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Dietrichsteinsky Palace as well as St. James' Church. On the 30th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. James' Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, then steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle, and finally see the interesting displays at Dietrichsteinsky Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brno trip planner.

Getting from Prague to Brno by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. August in Brno sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.

Things to do in Brno

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
St. James' Church
4.5
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Historic Site
Spilberk Castle
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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Befreiung der Quelle Brunnen, Altes Rathaus, Statue of Johannes Gutenberg, and other attractions. On the 30th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Paulanerkirche, steep yourself in history at Cafe Gloriette, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Othmar unter den Weissgerbern, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, then pause for some serene contemplation at Schottenkirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church. Keep things going the next day: ponder the design of Vermahlungsbrunnen (Marriage Fountain), admire the local landmark of Pallas-Athene-Brunnen, appreciate the history behind Johann Strauss Monument, then pause for some photo ops at Pestsäule, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Maria Am Gestade, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder.

Getting from Brno to Vienna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Vienna are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Belvedere Palace
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Schonbrunn Palace
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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
You've added Zichy's palace, St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), make a trip to Michalska Brana, steep yourself in history at Old Town Hall, then contemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), and finally steep yourself in history at Zichy's palace.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Bratislava are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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Historic Site
Michalska Brana
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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Gul Baba's Tomb (Gul Baba Turbeje), Budapest Western Railway Station, Lion Fountain, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at University Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Gellert Hill Cave, appreciate the extensive heritage of Becsi Kapu Square, admire the landmark architecture of Belvarosi Nagyboldogasszony Foplebaniatemplom, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Roch Parish, and finally make a trip to Budatower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Lion Fountain, stroll the grounds of Fiumei Road Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, and finally admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

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World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6
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World heritage site
Matthias Church
4.7

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Bled, Slovenia

Bled ©
The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
On the 4th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Bled Island, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, and then browse for gifts or souvenirs at Galerija Mikame.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bled online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bled in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nature · Museums
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Island
Bled Island
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Bled Castle
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Old Town Souvenirs, Slovenian Philharmonic Hall (Slovenska Filharmonija), Cobblers' Bridge, and other attractions. On the 4th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija Hest, make a trip to Prešeren Square, don't miss a visit to Congress Square (Kongresni trg), then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, then look for gifts at Old Town Souvenirs, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip maker site.

You can drive from Bled to Ljubljana in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi, Chiesa di San Canciano, Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Francesco della Vigna, explore the historical opulence of Palazzo Dario, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Nicolo da Tolentino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Santa Maria Formosa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa dei Santi Gervasio e Protasio, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria di Nazareth - Chiesa degli Scalzi. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Museo Correr, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in September, with highs in Venice at 29°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Piazza San Marco
4.4
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Castello Cova, Via Monte Napoleone, Palazzo Cusani, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Passione, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Angelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santuario San Camillo de Lellis, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria Segreta, and finally see the interesting displays at Gallerie d’Italia. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Milan online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Venice to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Milan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Duomo di Milano
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Your list of things to see and do now includes St Gallus Catholic Church, Kornmarkt, The Nine Towers, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers, pause for some serene contemplation at St Gallus Catholic Church, see the interesting displays at Natur-Museum Luzern, then take a leisurely stroll along Nadelwehr, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lucerne day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Milan to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, Lucerne is little chillier than Milan - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums
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Religious Site
Hofkirche
4.5
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Religious Site
Markuskirche
4.8
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Church
Jesuitenkirche
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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You've added Predigerkirche, Ulrich Zwingli Monument, Town Hall (Rathaus), and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Musee Visionnaire Zurich, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche St. Jakob, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Katholische Pfarrei St. Peter und Paul, make a trip to Predigerkirche, then take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Strauhof.

To see reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Neighborhood
Old Town
4.6
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Religious Site
Fraumünster Church
4.2

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gutenberg Castle, Cathedral of St. Florin, Vaduz Town Hall, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the views from Alte Rheinbrucke, get a sense of history and politics at Vaduz Town Hall, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin, make a trip to Gutenberg Castle, then make a trip to The Main Square, and finally step into the grandiose world of Vaduz Castle.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Vaduz driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Zurich to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fussen.

Things to do in Vaduz

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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Castle
Vaduz Castle
3.6
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Specialty Museum
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
3.7

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©

Southern End of the Romantic Road

Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hohes Schloss as well as Schloss Neuschwanstein. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Hohes Schloss, don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, and then contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Fuessen.

To find photos and more tourist information, refer to the Fussen trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Fussen takes 2 hours. In September in Fussen, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Altstadt von Fuessen
4.5
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Castle
Hohes Schloss
4.2

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©

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 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, then see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hallstatt online journey planner.

You can drive from Fussen to Hallstatt in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Scenic Walking Area
Old Town
4.4
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Specialty Museum
Museum Hallstatt
4.2

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Residenzplatz, Pieta, Casino Salzburg, and other attractions you added. On the 13th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kajetanerkirche - Cajetan Church, then see the interesting displays at Cathedral Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Erhardkirche, and finally contemplate the long history of Dreifaltigkeitskirche (Holy Trinity Church).

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos
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Architectural Building
Salzburg Cathedral
4.6

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©

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.
You've added Isartor, Palais Holnstein, Alter Hof, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, admire the landmark architecture of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, explore the world behind art at Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum), admire the masterpieces at Glyptothek, then admire the striking features of Heiliggeistkirche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anna Damenstiftskirche.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Munich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Ingolstadt.

Things to do in Munich

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Site
Nymphenburg Palace
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Munich Residenz
4.5
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Religious Site
St. Peter's Church
4.6

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Ingolstadt, Germany

Ingolstadt
Ingolstadt is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany. On the 16th (Wed), learn about all things military at Bayerisches Armeemuseum, examine the collection at Audi Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maria de Victoria Kirche.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Ingolstadt day trip tool.

Getting from Munich to Ingolstadt by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train; or take a bus. September in Ingolstadt sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 16th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Ingolstadt

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Specialty Museum
Audi Museum
4.4
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Military Museum
Bayerisches Armeemuseum
4.4

1
night
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
You've added Hans Sachs Platz and Hans Sachs Denkmal, Ludwig-Eisenbahn-Denkmal, Zeughaus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Sebaldus Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, contemplate the long history of Hangman's Bridge, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Egidien - Egidienkirche Nurnberg, and finally contemplate the long history of Tiefer Brunnen.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nuremberg road trip app.

Getting from Ingolstadt to Nuremberg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. September in Nuremberg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rothenburg ob der Tauber trip maker tool.

Drive from Nuremberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber in 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Museums

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
You've added Place Clairefontaine, Monument of Dicks and Lentz, Les Rives de Clausen, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame), take an in-depth tour of Museum Drai Eechelen, examine the collection at The Bank Museum, then appreciate the history behind Monument of Dicks and Lentz, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Michel's Church.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City day trip site.

Getting from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Luxembourg City by car takes about 4.5 hours. September in Luxembourg City sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Nightlife
Highlights from your trip

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
You've added Eglise Notre-Dame de Lorette, Le Palais Royal, Luxembourg Palace, and other attractions to your itinerary. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Eiffel Tower
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Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
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World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and Assumption of Our Lady, Barri de Gracia, El Born, and other attractions. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Batllo and Museu Picasso. Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parc Guell, explore the galleries of Parc de Montjuic, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip maker.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. You will leave for Rome on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Barcelona

Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
El Barri Gòtic
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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You've added Chiesa di San Gregorio al Celio, Via dei Fori Imperiali, Basilica dei Santi Cosma e Damiano, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Agostino in Campo Marzio. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale San Paolo fuori le Mura, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

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Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Must see
Vatican Museums
4.2

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Monument of Lysikrates, The Tomb of Heinrich Schliemann (First Cemetry), Hadrian's Library, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Kapnikarea, get engrossed in the history at Numismatic Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Athena Nike, steep yourself in history at Stoa of Attalos, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Panteleimon, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Agia Irini Church.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Athens journey planner.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Athens is 1 hour. Traveling from Rome in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Athens, with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Architectural Building
Parthenon
4.7
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History Museum
Acropolis Museum
4.7

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Hydra, Greece

Hydra ©
Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. On the 28th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Komiseos Theotokou Monastery, admire the masterpieces at Historical Archive - Museum of Hydra, and then take an in-depth tour of Lazaros Koundouriotis Mansion (National Historical Museum).

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hydra trip builder app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Athens to Hydra. In September in Hydra, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Hydra

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

Your day by day itinerary now includes Roman Agora as well as Kerameikos Cemetery. On the 29th (Tue), delve into the distant past at Roman Agora, stroll the grounds of Kerameikos Cemetery, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, explore the ancient world of Erechtheion, then contemplate the long history of Areopagus, and finally see the interesting displays at Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Eleftherios Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Athens sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature
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Art Museum
Benaki Museum
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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yeni Camii, Haydarpasa Terminal, Saint Stephen Bulgarian Orthodox Church, and other attractions you added. Let the collections at Topkapi Palace and Dolmabahce Sanat Galerisi capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hagia Sophia and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Galata Tower, see the interesting displays at Boybeyi Chukur Tower, take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , and get to know the fascinating history of Sultanahmet District.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Istanbul takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Athens to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Highlights from your trip
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Religious Site
Suleymaniye Cami
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History Museum
Galata Tower
4.3
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Religious Site
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
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