60 days in Europe Itinerary

60 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
— 1 day
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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
— 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
— Few hours
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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
— 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
— 1 night
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Hydra, Greece
— Few hours
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
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 National Gallery. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum.

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 and Southend Airport. August in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Belfast.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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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.
Appreciate the collections at HMS Caroline and The Friend At Hand. Do some cultural sightseeing at Titanic Belfast and Ulster Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Causeway Coastal Route (in Ballintoy), Dunluce Castle (in Portrush) and Giant's Causeway (in Bushmills). 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 4 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 °C, while days are little chillier, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Causeway Coastal Route, Dunluce Castle, Giant's Causeway
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Ulster Museum ©
Ulster Museum
Giant's Causeway ©
Giant's Causeway
Causeway Coastal Route ©
Causeway Coastal Route

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
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, thensteep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, thenmake a trip to 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, thenexamine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, thenexplore 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: 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 °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
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), thencontemplate the long history of Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), thenget 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 5.5 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 °C and °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
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

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Mainz, Germany

Mainz ©
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, thenget engrossed in the history at Gutenberg Museum, thenpause 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 take a train. August in Mainz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °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
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Mainz Cathedral ©
Mainz Cathedral
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche) ©
St. Stephan's Church (Stephanskirche)
Gutenberg Museum ©
Gutenberg Museum

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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.
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. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Oberwesel.

Things to do in Bacharach

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Burg Stahleck ©
Burg Stahleck
Alte Haus ©
Alte Haus

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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. 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. You will leave for Koblenz on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in Oberwesel

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Koblenz, Germany

Koblenz ©
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, thenadmire 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. In August, daytime highs in Koblenz are °C, while nighttime lows are °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
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress ©
Ehrenbreitstein Fortress
Basilica of St. Castor ©
Basilica of St. Castor
Deutsches Eck (German Corner) ©
Deutsches Eck (German Corner)

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
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 take a train. In August in Cologne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °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
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Hohenzollern Bridge ©
Hohenzollern Bridge

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Aachen, Germany

Aachen ©
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, thensteep yourself in history at Aachener Rathaus, thenrelax 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: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Aachen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Ghent.

Things to do in Aachen

Museums Spas Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zinkhutter Hof
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Centre Charlemagne ©
Centre Charlemagne
Aachen Cathedral ©
Aachen Cathedral
Zinkhutter Hof ©
Zinkhutter Hof

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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.
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 °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Ieper (Ypres) on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Ghent

Nightlife Historic Sites Museums
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Ieper (Ypres), Belgium

Ieper (Ypres)
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: take a train. August in Ieper (Ypres) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Ieper (Ypres)

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings 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, thensee 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. Another option is to take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

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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.
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 take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °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
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
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 °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Markthal ©
Markthal

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour on your own time with Self-Guided Tours & Rentals, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, contemplate the waterfront views at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), thenexplore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and finally get engrossed in the history at Amsterdam Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©

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Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
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 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Maschsee ©
Maschsee
Aegidienkirche ©
Aegidienkirche
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
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 drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Colditz.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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Colditz, Germany

Colditz ©
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, thenstep 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. August in Colditz sees daily highs of °C and lows of °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

Schloss Rochlitz, Benediktinerkloster Wechselburg, Kloster Nimbschen, Burg Kriebstein
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Burg Kriebstein ©
Burg Kriebstein
Schloss Rochlitz ©
Schloss Rochlitz
Benediktinerkloster Wechselburg ©
Benediktinerkloster Wechselburg

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
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. August in Dresden sees daily highs of °C and lows of °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

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Spitzhaus Stairs
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:
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Procession of Princes ©
Procession of Princes

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 St. George's Basilica capture your imagination. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Powder Tower, 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 °C and lows of °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
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Brno, Czech Republic

Brno ©
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), steep yourself in history at Spilberk Castle, examine the collection at Brno Technical Museum, thenbrowse the exhibits of Villa Tugendhat, thenstroll 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 °C and lows of °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
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 30:
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Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul ©
Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul
Brno Technical Museum ©
Brno Technical Museum
Spilberk Castle ©
Spilberk Castle

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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.
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, thenget 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 °C in August, and nighttime lows around °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
Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), explore the historical opulence of Bratislava Castle, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, thenkick 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 °C and lows of °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 Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), appreciate the history behind Shoes on the Danube Bank, thenexamine 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, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, thenbrowse the exhibits of Hungarian National Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Budapest takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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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.
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 °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle, thenget 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, thenexplore the historical opulence of Predjama Castle, thentake 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 take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Venice.

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Historic Sites Nature Parks

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Postojna, Škocjan Caves
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Ljubljana Castle
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Škocjan Caves
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Predjama Castle

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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 5th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), thentake in the views from Ponte di Rialto, thenexplore 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): admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, thentake in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, thenadmire 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 °C and lows reach °C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for Milan.

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Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace
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Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

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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.
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, thensteep 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 take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
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Duomo di Milano
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
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, thensnap pictures at Chapel Bridge, thensee the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planning website.

You can drive from Milan to Lucerne in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in September: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Museums
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
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The Rosengart Collection
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Chapel Bridge

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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 10th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), thenwander the streets of Old Town, thenwander 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 take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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
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Old Town
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
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Bahnhofstrasse

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Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
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, thensee the interesting displays at Postal Museum, thensee 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.

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Museums Historic Sites
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Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum
Vaduz Castle ©
Vaduz Castle
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Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

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Fussen, Germany

Fussen
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. In September, daily temperatures in Fussen can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 12th (Sun), you're off to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Fussen

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
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): go for a walk through 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Old Town ©
Old Town
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Museum Hallstatt

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
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, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), thenget 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 take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Munich.

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Historic Sites Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
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Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
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Salzburg Cathedral

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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, thencontemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, thenexplore 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, thensee 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 °C, and evening lows to °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
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
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St. Peter's Church

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Ingolstadt, Germany

Ingolstadt
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, thensee the interesting displays at Audi Museum, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Maria de Victoria Kirche.

You can plan Ingolstadt trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Munich to Ingolstadt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Ingolstadt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °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

Dinosaurier Museum Altmuhltal
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Audi Museum
Audi Museum
St. Maria de Victoria Kirche ©
St. Maria de Victoria Kirche
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Dinosaurier Museum Altmuhltal

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Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
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 drive. In September, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Rothenburg ob der Tauber.

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Historic Sites
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St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Rohrenbrunnen, stop by Kreuzgangspiele Feuchtwangen, make a trip to Romanische Kreuzgang, thendon't miss a visit to Stiftskirche, thenmake 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

Museums

Side Trip

Feuchtwangen
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Frankisches Museum ©
Frankisches Museum
Kreuzgangspiele Feuchtwangen ©
Kreuzgangspiele Feuchtwangen
Romanische Kreuzgang ©
Romanische Kreuzgang

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
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 °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

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Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Casemates du Bock
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Le Chemin de la Corniche

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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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Seine River. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Saint-Martin, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

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

You can take a train from Luxembourg City to Paris in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
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Eiffel Tower
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Musee d'Orsay

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

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Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
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El Barri Gòtic

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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 (Sat): delve into the mystery of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, make a trip to Piazza Navona, don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, thenadmire 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, thendon't miss a visit to Roman Forum, thensteep 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 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Rome when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

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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 27th (Mon), visit Monastiraki, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hephaestus, and then stop by Fedon & Orestis.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Athens online tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Athens by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in September since evenings lows in Athens dip to °C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Tue) before leaving for Hydra.

Things to do in Athens

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Monastiraki
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Temple of Hephaestus

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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. 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 °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Athens on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Hydra

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Athens, Greece

Athens ©
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 Corinth) 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 travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Legrena Beach, Corinth Canal, Glyfada Beach, Limni Vouliagmeni
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
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Acropolis Museum
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National Archaeological Museum

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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 Istanbul Modern. 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 Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, 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 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 °C.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Buyukada Tabiat Parki
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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