38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
2
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
4
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
7
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
8
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Nice, France
— 3 nights
10
Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
11
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
12
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 3 nights
13
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
14
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): wander the streets of The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam road trip app.

Grande Prairie, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Grande Prairie to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grande Prairie in October, with highs in Amsterdam at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
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Food Tours
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn about all things military at Muzeum Wojska Polskiego, appreciate the history behind Statue of the Little Insurgent, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Warsaw University Library, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Saxon Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Warsaw day trip planning site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Warsaw when traveling from Amsterdam in October, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Prague.

Things to do in Warsaw

Tours · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
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Walking tours
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie
Old Town ©
Old Town

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Lesser Town, have fun at Top Gun Prague Shooting Events, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
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Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

2
nights
Munich, Germany

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 19th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Deutsches Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Munich road trip planning site.

You can fly from Prague to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz

3
nights
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 21st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Kahlenberg, examine the collection at The Hofburg, then admire the landmark architecture of State Hall of the Austrian National Library, and finally admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
State Hall of the Austrian National Library ©

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wine Tours & Tastings and Liberty Statue. Step out of Budapest with an excursion to Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral in Esztergom--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, head off the coast to Margaret Island, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and contemplate the long history of Matthias Church.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the shuttle to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trip

Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Velebit Nature Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Konjicki Klub Rakovica.

To plan Plitvice Lakes National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can take a shuttle from Budapest to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Velebit Nature Park
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Galovac Lake ©
Galovac Lake
Velebit Nature Park ©
Velebit Nature Park

2
nights
Milan, Italy

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 30th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Dialogo nel Buio, then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di Chiaravalle, see the interesting displays at Museo del Novecento, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, then take an in-depth tour of Villa Necchi Campiglio, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip planner.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Milan in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Milan are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

3
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastère de Cimiez, then take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally make a trip to Place Massena. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, then take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin du Monastere de Cimiez, then wander the streets of Place Rossetti, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nice online trip maker.

Drive from Milan to Nice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in October, Nice is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Genoa.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 3:
Highlights from your plan
Monastère de Cimiez ©
Monastère de Cimiez
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook

3
nights
Genoa, Italy

Genoa ©
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cattedrale di San Lorenzo - Duomo di Genova and Basilica della Santissima Annunziata del Vastato. There's still lots to do: get your game on at Ilgioco.net - Escape Room Games & more, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa del Gesu e dei Santi Ambrogio e Andrea, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Aquarium of Genoa, and admire the landmark architecture of Stazione di Genova Brignole.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Genoa online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Nice to Genoa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Genoa are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Genoa

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello ©
Basilica di Santa Maria di Castello
Aquarium of Genoa ©
Aquarium of Genoa
Museo della Storia del Genoa ©
Museo della Storia del Genoa

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, get great views at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico and then pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Genoa to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Genoa in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi

3
nights
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll around San Marino Nature Park, take in the pleasant sights at Passo Delle Streghe, explore the historical opulence of Guaita, then admire the majestic nature at Orti Borghesi San Marino, then see the interesting displays at Museo Della Totura, and finally steep yourself in history at Montale Tower. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Titan, steep yourself in history at Cesta Tower, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Pubblico, steep yourself in history at Piazza della Liberta, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Marino, and finally stop by La Saponeria Del Titano.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our City of San Marino trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Florence to City of San Marino takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Florence, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in City of San Marino, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
San Marino Nature Park ©
San Marino Nature Park
Guaita ©
Guaita
Montale Tower ©
Montale Tower

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 10th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then appreciate the history behind La Pieta, then make a trip to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastero Di S.Benedetto, and then don't miss a visit to Macchina di Santa Rosa.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online tour planner.

Traveling by car from City of San Marino to Rome takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from City of San Marino, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vatican City, Monastero Di S.Benedetto, Macchina di Santa Rosa
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli and Museo delle Arti Sanitarie. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Speed Boats Tours in Sorrento--about 1h 5 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno, and engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Naples online road trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Naples

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pompeii, Speed Boats Tours
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

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