39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
2
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
4
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
5
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Naples, Italy
— 1 night
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
10
Paris, France
— 1 night
11
Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
13
Cologne, Germany
— 1 night
14
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
15
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
16
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
17
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
18
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
19
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You've added Jardines de Sabatini, Mercado San Miguel, Plaza Mayor, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): make a trip to Puerta del Sol, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, thenbrowse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, thensteep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and finally admire the natural beauty at Jardines de Sabatini. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque del Retiro.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Madrid day trip planner.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In September, daytime highs in Madrid are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Puerta del Sol ©
Puerta del Sol

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bioparc Valencia as well as Oceanografic Valencia.

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

Traveling by train from Madrid to Valencia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Valencia, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 19:
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Bioparc Valencia ©
Bioparc Valencia
Oceanografic Valencia ©
Oceanografic Valencia

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Amatller. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, thenstroll around Parc Guell, and then don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Valencia to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Milan online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Milan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Milan, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Pisa.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 24th (Sat), admire the landmark architecture of St Martin Cathedral.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Pisa route planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Pisa in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St Martin Cathedral
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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St Martin Cathedral ©
St Martin Cathedral
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
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 (Sun): admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Spanish Steps, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre San Giovani, thencontemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Palafrenieri.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pisa to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, thenexamine the collection at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, thendon't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and finally examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Piazza del Plebiscito, appreciate the extensive heritage of Lungomare Caracciolo, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Naples trip builder website.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Naples are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte ©
Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte

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Venice, Italy

Venice
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 30th (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, and finally see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Punta della Dogana, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, thentake in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice online day trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Venice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Naples in September, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take a stroll through Old Town, thenexplore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern and then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Zurich hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Friedhof Fluntern ©
Friedhof Fluntern

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Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, steep yourself in history at Arc de Triomphe, and then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip planner.

Do a combination of train, bus, and flight from Zurich to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Place de la Concorde
Place de la Concorde

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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Brussels trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in October, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 5th (Wed), look for gifts at De Kaaskamer and then walk around Vondelpark. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

To find where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cologne.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Cologne Cathedral and then take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cologne visit planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Cologne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 8th (Sat), you're off to Hamburg.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

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Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, contemplate the waterfront views at Port of Hamburg, and don't miss a visit to Townhall.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg day trip site.

You can fly from Cologne to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, and pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Berlin online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
On the 14th (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Old Royal Palace, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock, thensnap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden. On the next day, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Prague road trip app.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip builder website.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, admire the striking features of Matthias Church, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip tool.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 23rd (Sun), take a stroll through Plaka, look for gifts at Vena D' Arte, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and finally don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens, thendelve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and finally pause for some photo ops at Erechtheion.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Athens takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Athens is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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