9 days in Europe Itinerary

9 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
— 1 day
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Fussen, Germany
— 1 night
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Ehrwald, Austria
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands

— 1 day

City of Lights

The capital of Dutch industrial design, Eindhoven is known as the "City of Light." This is thanks to the technology company, Phillips, which has its base here and hosts many light projects in buildings around the city.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): admire the striking features of LocHal, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Safaripark Beekse Bergen, then get in on the family fun at Speelpark de Splinter, and finally examine the collection at Museum Bevrijdende Vleugels.

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Amsterdam to Eindhoven is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Eindhoven

Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Medieval Heart of Germany

An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in nature's colorful creations at Furstengarten Marienberg, explore the historical opulence of Fortress Marienberg, get engrossed in the history at Museum fur Franken, then don't miss a visit to Hofkirche, then explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and finally don't miss a visit to Residenzplatz. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, contemplate the long history of Altstadt, see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then contemplate the long history of Frankoniabrunnen, then take in the views from Ludwigsbruecke, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral.

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Traveling by car from Eindhoven to Rothenburg takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Rothenburg can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Fussen.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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.
On the 5th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Alatsee, take in panoramic vistas at Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall, don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, admire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau, then get the adrenaline pumping with FLY ROYAL Paragliding, and finally stroll around Der Kurpark in Schwangau.

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Drive from Rothenburg to Fussen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ehrwald.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ehrwald, Austria

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Tiroler Zugspitzbahn, glide through the air with FlyTeam - Grubigstein, then contemplate the waterfront views at Ehrwalder Almsee, then stroll through Wasserfall-Erlebnisweg Ehrwald, and finally get engrossed in the history at Faszination Zugspitze Erlebnis Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Ehrwald attractions planner.

You can drive from Fussen to Ehrwald in an hour. In September in Ehrwald, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Ehrwald

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 3 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Canal Grande and Basilica di San Marco. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Piazza del Santo, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take a tour by water with Like a Venetian, see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore.

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Drive from Ehrwald to Venice in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Ehrwald in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Parks

Side Trip