60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe planner

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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
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Bacharach, Germany
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Oberwesel, Germany
— 1 night
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Koblenz, Germany
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Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
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Aachen, Germany
— 1 day
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Hannover, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Colditz, Germany
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Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Brno, Czech Republic
— 1 day
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 day
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Bled, Slovenia
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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
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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
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Ingolstadt, Germany
— 1 day
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany
— 1 day
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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
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Hydra, Greece
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Athens, Greece
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Istanbul, Turkey
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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Thames River. Do some cultural sightseeing at Buckingham Palace and Natural History Museum. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London road trip website.

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, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. August in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Belfast.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Belfast, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at HMS Caroline and Ulster Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Belfast and The Friend At Hand. Venture out of the city with trips to Dunluce Castle (in Portrush), Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills) and Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Clifton Street Graveyard, don't miss a visit to Clifton House, view the masterpieces at Coppermoon, and get a sense of history and politics at City Hall.

Before you visit Belfast, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from London to Belfast in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from London in August, expect nights in Belfast to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

— 2 nights

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then steep yourself in history at Palace of Holyroodhouse, and finally get great views at Calton Hill. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): wander the streets of Edinburgh Old Town, then examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, and finally get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Belfast to Edinburgh by flight 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 little chillier nights in Edinburgh, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Tours

Frankfurt, Germany

— 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the striking features of Romer, contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), then contemplate the long history of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), then get a new perspective on nature at Senckenberg Natural History Museum (Naturmuseum Senckenberg), and finally get great views at Main Tower.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt day trip app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Edinburgh in August, expect Frankfurt to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mainz.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites · Museums

Mainz, Germany

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Nagelsaule, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mainz Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Augustine's Church, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche).

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mainz tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Mainz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. August in Mainz sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bacharach.

Things to do in Mainz

Historic Sites · Museums

Bacharach, Germany

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.
On the 17th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Alte Haus and then explore the historical opulence of Burg Stahleck.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Bacharach sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Mainz to Bacharach in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oberwesel.

Things to do in Bacharach

Historic Sites

Oberwesel, Germany

— 1 night
Oberwesel is a town on the Middle Rhine in the Rhein-Hunsrück-Kreis (district) in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oberwesel online travel planner.

Oberwesel is just a short distance from Bacharach. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will leave for Koblenz on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Oberwesel

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Koblenz, Germany

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of St. Castor, and then make a trip to Deutsches Eck (German Corner).

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Koblenz trip website.

Getting from Oberwesel to Koblenz by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In August, daytime highs in Koblenz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cologne.

Things to do in Koblenz

Historic Sites

Cologne, Germany

— 1 night

City of Churches

Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum) and then take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cologne trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Koblenz to Cologne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Cologne, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aachen.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums

Aachen, Germany

— 1 day

City of Water

Aachen, a spa town, was once a prominent royal city where German kings were crowned and Charlemagne built his favorite residence.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aachen Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Couven Museum, get engrossed in the history at Centre Charlemagne, then steep yourself in history at Aachener Rathaus, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and finally see the interesting displays at Zinkhutter Hof.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Aachen trip planner.

Getting from Cologne to Aachen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Aachen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Aachen

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Shopping

Side Trip

Ghent, Belgium

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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Ghent trip planning site.

You can drive from Aachen to Ghent in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. You will leave for Ieper (Ypres) on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Nightlife · Museums · Shopping

Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

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.
To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ieper (Ypres) trip planner.

Getting from Ghent to Ieper (Ypres) by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or take a train. August in Ieper (Ypres) sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Nightlife

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, then see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally make a trip to Atomium.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels trip maker site.

You can drive from Ieper (Ypres) to Brussels in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums

Antwerp, Belgium

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): don't miss a visit to Grote Markt, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, and then see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Antwerp trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Markthal.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Rotterdam travel route builder app.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Rotterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Rotterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Anne Frank House, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then admire the masterpieces at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Hannover, Germany

City of Fairs

Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the activities along Maschsee, get a sense of history and politics at The New Town Hall, and then steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hannover online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Hannover takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Stolpersteine in Berlin.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin itinerary planner.

Take a train from Hannover to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Colditz.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Colditz, Germany

Colditz is a small town in the district of Leipzig, in Saxony, Germany. On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Kloster Nimbschen, explore the historical opulence of Burg Kriebstein, then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Rochlitz, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Benediktinerkloster Wechselburg.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Colditz route builder app.

You can drive from Berlin to Colditz in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Colditz sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Colditz

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dresden, Germany

— 1 night

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): make a trip to Procession of Princes.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Dresden sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Colditz to Dresden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Dresden sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. Let the collections at Jewish Museum in Prague and Powder Tower capture your imagination. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Strahov Monastery.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague online travel planner.

Getting from Dresden to Prague by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Brno.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours

Brno, Czech Republic

— 1 day

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.
On the 29th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Spilberk Castle, examine the collection at Brno Technical Museum, then browse the exhibits of Villa Tugendhat, then stroll the grounds of Capuchin Monastery and Vault, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Brno trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Prague to Brno in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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 on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Brno

Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, then get outside with Donauinsel, and finally make a trip to Stephansplatz.

Find out how to plan Vienna trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Brno to Vienna in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 1 day

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, then kick back and relax at Magio Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bratislava holiday planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. August in Bratislava sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, take in the exciting artwork at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, then examine the collection at Memento Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, then make a trip to Heroes' Square, then contemplate the long history of Hungarian National Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Budapest day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bled 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. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, then get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, and then visit Ljubljana Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, explore the fascinating underground world of Postojna Cave, then explore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally snap pictures at Triple Bridge.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ljubljana road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for Venice on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

Virtually unchanged for the last six centuries, Venice is actually a group of islands made famous by a series of canals, bridges, monuments, piazzas, and narrow pedestrian lanes.
On the 5th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, steep yourself in history at Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Ljubljana in September; daily highs in Venice reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 7th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, then steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, and finally get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

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

Drive from Venice to Milan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, and then see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

You can drive from Milan to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Milan in September, expect Lucerne to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums

Zurich, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and finally stop by Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vaduz.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Vaduz, Liechtenstein

— 1 day
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
On the 11th (Sat), make a trip to The Main Square, take an in-depth tour of Liechtenstein National Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin, then see the interesting displays at Postal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, and finally explore the historical opulence of Vaduz Castle.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vaduz trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Zurich to Vaduz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Fussen.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums · Historic Sites

Fussen, Germany

— 1 night

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.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fussen trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Vaduz to Fussen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Hallstatt, Austria

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 12th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt, and then take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Hallstatt travel route planner.

You can drive from Fussen to Hallstatt in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Salzburg, Austria

— 2 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg travel planner.

Drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

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 14th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then explore the activities along English Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Marienplatz, engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and finally examine the collection at BMW Museum.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Ingolstadt.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

Ingolstadt, Germany

— 1 day
Ingolstadt is a city in the Free State of Bavaria, in the Federal Republic of Germany. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get a new perspective on nature at Dinosaurier Museum Altmuhltal, ponder the design of Ludwigsbrunnen, then see the interesting displays at Audi Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maria de Victoria Kirche.

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Drive from Munich to Ingolstadt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ingolstadt can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Ingolstadt

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuremberg, Germany

— 1 night

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg road trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Ingolstadt to Nuremberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

— 1 day
Rothenburg ob der Tauber is a town in the district of Ansbach of Mittelfranken (Middle Franconia), the Franconia region of Bavaria, Germany. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Rohrenbrunnen, catch a live performance at Kreuzgangspiele Feuchtwangen, make a trip to Romanische Kreuzgang, then don't miss a visit to Stiftskirche, then make a trip to Johanniskirche, and finally get engrossed in the history at Frankisches Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Rothenburg ob der Tauber trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber takes 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Nightlife · Museums

Side Trip

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Casemates du Bock, get to know the fascinating history of Le Chemin de la Corniche, and then examine the collection at National Museum of Art and History (Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art).

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luxembourg City itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg ob der Tauber to Luxembourg City takes 4.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Eiffel Tower and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Canal Saint-Martin. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 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.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Las Ramblas and Barcelona Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc de Montjuic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Barcelona reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, make a trip to Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, then steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and finally steep yourself in history at Colosseum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Mon), visit Monastiraki, take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple of Hephaestus, and then stop by Fedon & Orestis.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5 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, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 24°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel to Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Hydra, Greece

Hydra is one of the Saronic Islands of Greece, located in the Aegean Sea between the Saronic Gulf and the Argolic Gulf. For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hydra trip tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Athens to Hydra. In September, daytime highs in Hydra are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You will leave for Athens on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Beaches

Athens, Greece

— 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Plaka. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Olympian Zeus and Ancient Agora of Athens. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Athens: Corinth Canal (in Isthmia) and Limni Vouliagmeni (in Loutraki). See some other sides of Athens: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, kick back and relax at Legrena Beach, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, and stroll through Glyfada Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Athens online travel route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hydra to Athens. On the 1st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Istanbul, Turkey

— 4 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at Topkapi Palace and Rumeli Fortress. Step out of the city life by going to Buyukada Tabiat Parki and Ibb Halic Nedim Parki. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip planning website.

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 4.5 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, Istanbul is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip