36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
4
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
6
Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
7
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
8
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
10
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
11
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
12
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Archeological Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at De Vos Almshouse (Godshuis de Vos), thenponder the design of Horse Head Drinking Fountain, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Sint-Gillis kerk (St Giles'Church), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, admire the striking features of Brugge Sint Jacobskerk, stroll around Minnewaterpark, steep yourself in history at Sashuis, thenexplore the world behind art at Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Arentshof.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bruges day trip tool.

Durham, UK to Bruges is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Durham to Bruges due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Bruges can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Sint-Walburgakerk ©
Sint-Walburgakerk
Sint-Gillis kerk (St Giles'Church) ©
Sint-Gillis kerk (St Giles'Church)
Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument ©

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): walk around Stadspark, stop by l'Odyssee, don't miss a visit to Beguinage, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Sint-Jacob Antwerpen, and finally admire the natural beauty at Plantentuin. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Park Spoor Noord, wander the streets of Zuid (the South), thenmake a trip to Kloosterstraat, thenappreciate the history behind Pieter Appelmans Monument, and finally pause for some photo ops at Nello & Patrasche Statue.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Antwerp tour site.

You can drive from Bruges to Antwerp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Bruges in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Antwerp, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Plantentuin ©
Plantentuin
Park Spoor Noord ©
Park Spoor Noord
Zuid (the South) ©
Zuid (the South)

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik and Marina Volendam. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Mondial Museum (in Volendam) and Zaandam (Stadshart Zaandam & De Zoeker Molen). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to De Gooyer Windmill, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the world behind art at Foam - Photography Museum Amsterdam, and contemplate the long history of Dokwerker.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam online tour planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Amsterdam in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Volendam, Zaandam, Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik, Geitenboerderij Ridammerhoeve
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Mondial Museum ©
Mondial Museum
Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik ©
Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik
Marina Volendam ©
Marina Volendam

2
nights
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): make a trip to Deichstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Hauptkirche St. Katharinen, thensee the interesting displays at Dialog in Silence, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hauptkirche St. Jacobi, and finally don't miss a visit to Domkirche St. Marien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Old Botanical Garden, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, thenrejuvenate with a delicious beverage at Café Elbgold , and finally see the interesting displays at Museumsschiff Cap San Diego.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hamburg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Hamburg takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In July, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Museumsschiff Cap San Diego ©
Museumsschiff Cap San Diego
Deichstrasse ©
Deichstrasse
Stand-Up Paddleboarding

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mauerpark and Kreuzberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Potsdam (Neues Palais & Brandenburger Tor Potsdam). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Classic Remise Berlin, wander the streets of Mitte, get your game on at EXIT Game, and visit Savignyplatz.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Potsdam
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Classic Remise Berlin ©
Classic Remise Berlin
Mauerpark ©
Mauerpark
Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais

2
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 31st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Magdalene Church, enjoy breathtaking views from Most Pokutnic, appreciate the extensive heritage of Solny Square, thendon't miss a visit to Pomnik „Ku czci Zwierząt Rzeźnych”, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Odra River. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at White Stork Synagogue, thensee the interesting displays at MovieGate, thensee the interesting displays at Automobile Museum Topacz (Muzeum Motoryzacji Topacz), and finally join the crowd at Wroclaw Racing Center - indoor karting.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Wroclaw trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Wroclaw takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Wroclaw are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin ©
GOjump Wroclaw Park Trampolin
Pomnik „Ku czci Zwierząt Rzeźnych”
Pomnik „Ku czci Zwierząt Rzeźnych”
St. Mary Magdalene Church ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church

2
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
On the 2nd (Tue), test your team's savvy at Enigma RoomR - Escape room game, thendon't miss a visit to Josef Pilsudski Monument, thenexamine the collection at Muzeum Polskiej Wódki (Polish Vodka Museum), and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Photoplasticon, have some family-friendly fun at Invisible Exhibition - Niewidzialna Wystawa, thensteep yourself in history at Umschlagplatz, and finally contemplate the long history of Czapski Palace.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw online tour planner.

Getting from Wroclaw to Warsaw by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Warsaw can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Krakow.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Pinball Station - Pinball & Arcade Museum ©
Czapski Palace ©
Czapski Palace

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kanonicza and ICE Krakow Congress Center. And it doesn't end there: explore the historical opulence of Przegorzaly Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Holy Cross, don't miss a visit to Ghetto Wall Fragment, and examine the collection at Cricoteka - Centre for Documentation of the Art of Tadeusz Kantor.

Find out how to plan Krakow trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can take a train from Warsaw to Krakow in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites
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Archaeological Museum ©
Archaeological Museum
ICE Krakow Congress Center ©
ICE Krakow Congress Center
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wachau Valley and MAK - Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Stift Heiligenkreuz (in Heiligenkreuz), Krems an der Donau (Piaristenkirche & Winzer Krems) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, make a trip to Michaelerplatz, steep yourself in history at Hofmobiliendepot - Imperial Furniture Collection, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Krakow to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Krems an der Donau, Rax-Seilbahn, Wachau Valley, Stift Heiligenkreuz, Burgruine Duernstein
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St. Marx Cemetery ©
St. Marx Cemetery
Wachau Valley ©
Wachau Valley
Burgruine Duernstein
Burgruine Duernstein

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nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Westpark, Japanischer Garten and Burgersaalkirche. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, pause for some photo ops at Ruhmeshalle und Bavaria, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche, and get engrossed in the history at Bavarian National Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich travel planner.

Getting from Vienna to Munich by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Vienna in August since evenings lows in Munich dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Staatliche Antikensammlung
Staatliche Antikensammlung
Westpark, Japanischer Garten ©
Westpark, Japanischer Garten
Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst ©
Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zoological Museum and Wasserkirche. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Seebad Utoquai, examine the collection at Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall, take an in-depth tour of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, and get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall (Rathaus).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zurich journey maker tool.

Traveling by car from Munich to Zurich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich ©
Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich
Zoological Museum ©
Zoological Museum
Seebad Utoquai ©
Seebad Utoquai

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nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parc Bertrand and Parc Trembley. The adventure continues: walk around Mon-Repos Park, see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, meet the residents at Parc aux animaux du Bois-de-la-Batie, and make a trip to Banc de la Treille.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Geneva attractions planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Geneva sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Shopping
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MB&F M.A.D.Gallery ©
MB&F M.A.D.Gallery
Parc Bertrand ©
Parc Bertrand
Mon-Repos Park ©
Mon-Repos Park

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