36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
3
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
6
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
9
Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
10
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
11
Stuttgart, Germany
— Few hours
12
Schaffhausen, Switzerland
— 1 night
13
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 day
14
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
15
Lausanne, Switzerland
— Few hours
16
Geneva, Switzerland
— Few hours
17
Nice, France
— 3 nights
18
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Perth in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Amsterdam, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 18 — 22:
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): laugh and play at Tivoli Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Rundetarn, then step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and finally appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 22 — 24:
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

2
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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 25th (Sat), make a trip to St. Mary's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and finally examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala), hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then pause for some serene contemplation at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Krakow day trip planning app.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Krakow in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Copenhagen, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Krakow, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

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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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Budapest, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Thermal Spas
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

3
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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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Prague tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. While traveling from Budapest, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

2
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Salzburg.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Cesky Krumlov Castle ©
Cesky Krumlov Castle

3
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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Salzburg is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Salzburg visit planner.

Drive from Cesky Krumlov to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Thu) before leaving for Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and then meet the residents at Alpenzoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): admire the striking features of Bergisel Ski Jump, then admire the masterpieces at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, and then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Swarovski Kristallwelten
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein and then head outdoors with Zugspitze. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, snap pictures at Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), then pause for some serene contemplation at Pilgrimage Church of Wies, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Linderhof.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Fussen route planner.

Drive from Innsbruck to Fussen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Fussen sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Zugspitze, Queen Mary's Bridge (Marienbrucke), Schloss Hohenschwangau
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

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night
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 10th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), take a stroll through Altstadt, then ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche).

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip planner.

Getting from Fussen to Rothenburg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber

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Stuttgart, Germany

Stuttgart ©
Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Palace Square, then see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, and then admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Stuttgart trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Stuttgart takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Schaffhausen.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Mercedes-Benz Museum ©
Mercedes-Benz Museum
Porsche Museum ©
Porsche Museum
Palace Square ©
Palace Square

1
night
Schaffhausen, Switzerland

Schaffhausen ©
The Canton of Schaffhausen is a canton of Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, explore the historical opulence of Munot, and then try to win big at Swiss Casinos Schaffhausen.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Schaffhausen trip planner.

You can drive from Stuttgart to Schaffhausen in 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Schaffhausen

Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Munot ©
Munot
Swiss Casinos Schaffhausen ©
Swiss Casinos Schaffhausen

1
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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 13th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

Plan a Lucerne trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Schaffhausen to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Lucerne sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge
Lion Monument ©
Lion Monument

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then stroll around Hohematte Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lausanne tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Lausanne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne

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Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Geneva tour itinerary builder app.

Drive from Lausanne to Geneva in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Geneva sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll set off for Nice on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Geneva

Museums · Nightlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:

3
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): observe the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Place Garibaldi, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

Plan my day in Nice using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Geneva to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Nice is a bit warmer than Geneva - with highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marineland
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Marineland ©
Marineland
Colline du Chateau overlook ©
Colline du Chateau overlook
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see where the action happens at Camp Nou, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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