45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  15​h 30​min
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Frankfurt, Germany
— Few hours
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Nuremberg, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
4
Kutna Hora, Czech Republic
— 1 day
train:  1​h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
6
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
9
Bled, Slovenia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
Zagreb, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
15
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  4​h
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Nice, France
— 3 nights
20
Arles, France
— 2 nights
train:  5​h
21
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
train:  6​h
22
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
23
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
24
Sintra, Portugal
— 1 day
train:  3​h 30​min
25
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Frankfurt journey builder .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Frankfurt is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September; daily highs in Frankfurt reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. You will leave for Nuremberg on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Frankfurt

Nightlife Historic Sites Outdoors
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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 (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, shop like a local with Hauptmarkt, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Lorenz Church, see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, then steep yourself in history at Reichsparteigelande (Nazi Party Rally Grounds), and finally get outside with Barockgarten-Hesperidengarten Nurnberg. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Woehrder See, then head outdoors with Wohrder Wiese, and then don't miss a visit to Altstadt.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Nuremberg sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Woehrder See ©
Woehrder See
Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
St. Lorenz Church ©
St. Lorenz Church

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): wander the streets of Lesser Town, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, then take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally contemplate the long history of Prasna brana.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Kutna Hora.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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Kutna Hora, Czech Republic

Kutna Hora ©
A prosperous silver-mining center during medieval times, Kutna Hora features a well-preserved old town (it's a World Heritage Site) famed for its blend of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the local landmark of Gothic Stone Fountain, see the interesting displays at Bohemian Museum of Silver, pause for some serene contemplation at St Barbara's Church, then take a stroll through Historic Centre of Kutna Hora, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Ossuary / The Cemetery Church.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Kutna Hora day trip app .

Take a train from Prague to Kutna Hora in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Prague.

Things to do in Kutna Hora

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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Historic Centre of Kutna Hora ©
Historic Centre of Kutna Hora
Bohemian Museum of Silver ©
Bohemian Museum of Silver
Ossuary / The Cemetery Church ©
Ossuary / The Cemetery Church

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague
For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Prague travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Kutna Hora to Prague in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You will leave for Cesky Krumlov on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Prague

Nightlife Tours Outdoors
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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.
On the 21st (Sat), step into the grandiose world of Cesky Krumlov Castle, steep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe, get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, admire the masterpieces at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then examine the collection at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, and finally walk around The Castle Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Latran houses.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov sightseeing app .

You can drive from Prague to Cesky Krumlov in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Cesky Krumlov are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Former Fink Cafe ©
Former Fink Cafe
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Badestrand Hallstatt. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", go deep underground at Salzwelten, go for a walk through Old Town, then don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hallstatt Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, contemplate the waterfront views at Hallstatter See, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Badestrand Hallstatt.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt day trip website .

Getting from Cesky Krumlov to Hallstatt by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape
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Highlights from your plan
Hallstatter See ©
Hallstatter See
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 25th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Salzburger Altstadt, get great views at Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), stroll the grounds of Catacombe Del Cimitero Di San Pietro, take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, then see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, then get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus.

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

You can drive from Hallstatt to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg

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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.
On the 27th (Fri), explore the activities along Lake Bled, then hike along Vintgar Gorge, and then step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Bled trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Salzburg to Bled in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Bled. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Postojna to see Postojna Caves about 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, explore the activities along River Ljubljanica Kanal, take in the views from Tromostovje, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja).

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana travel route builder app .

Traveling by car from Bled to Ljubljana takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Postojna Caves, Lake Bled
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled
Tromostovje ©
Tromostovje

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Zagreb takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In September in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Shopping
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Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption
Dolac Market ©
Dolac Market

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 3rd (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Prstavac, and then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Rastoke, then explore the activities along Gradinsko Lake, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Veliki Slap.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Plitvice Lakes National Park tour builder .

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Rastoke
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 4th (Fri), wander the streets of Old Town. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, examine the collection at Love Stories Museum, make a trip to Dubrovnik West Harbour, then contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac, and finally take in the waterfront activity at City Harbor.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Kotor.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Walls of Dubrovnik ©
Walls of Dubrovnik
Old Town ©
Old Town

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Kotor, Montenegro

Kotor ©
Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
On the 6th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor, make a trip to Stari Grad Kotor, and then explore the historical opulence of Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni.

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Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Kotor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kotor when traveling from Dubrovnik in October, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Kotor

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Stari Grad Kotor ©
Stari Grad Kotor
Bay of Kotor ©
Bay of Kotor
Kotor’s Castle Of San Giovanni ©

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik
To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Kotor to Dubrovnik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in October since evenings lows in Dubrovnik dip to 15°C. On the 7th (Mon), you'll travel to Venice.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Venice, Italy

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice road trip app .

Fly from Dubrovnik to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in October, Venice is little chillier at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

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Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then explore the historical opulence of Castello Doria. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre and then hike along Cinque Terre Trails.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cinque Terre road trip tool .

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October in Cinque Terre, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre ©
Parco Nazionale Cinque Terre
Cinque Terre Trails ©
Cinque Terre Trails

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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 13th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner .

You can take a train from Cinque Terre to Rome in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Nice, France

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.
Nice is known for museums, historic sites, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Vieille Ville, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere du Chateau.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Nice online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arles.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Arles, France

Arles ©
Remote, uneventful, but definitely not a waste of time, Arles is absolutely steeped in Provençal culture.
Venture out of the city with trips to Seaquarium (in Le Grau-du-Roi), Chateau des Baux de Provence (in Les Baux de Provence) and Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer (Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau & Notre Dame de la Mer - Église fortifiée). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Carrieres des Lumieres, get engrossed in the history at Musee Departemental Arles Antique, delve into the distant past at Amphitheatre (les Arenes), and pause for some photo ops at La Maison Carree.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Arles trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Nice to Arles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Arles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Barcelona.

Things to do in Arles

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Les Baux de Provence, Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer, Nimes, Seaquarium, Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Le Parc Ornithologique de Pont de Gau ©
Carrieres des Lumieres ©
Carrieres des Lumieres
Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue ©
Parc Naturel Regional de Camargue

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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.
On the 21st (Mon), stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then pause for some photo ops at Casa Batllo, and finally wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online tour planner .

You can drive from Arles to Barcelona in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Arles in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Barcelona. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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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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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Metropol Parasol, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Alcázar of Seville, and then admire the landmark architecture of Plaza de España. On your second day here, admire the natural beauty at Parque de Maria Luisa, take a stroll through Barrio Santa Cruz, take in panoramic vistas at Torre Giralda, then get great views at Catedral de Sevilla, and finally snap pictures at Puente de San Bernardo.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seville online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Seville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in Seville, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, then steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then steep yourself in history at Belém Tower, and finally appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos. On your second day here, wander the streets of Alfama, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, then don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and finally take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Seville to Lisbon in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Western European Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in October, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Sintra.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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Sintra, Portugal

Sintra ©
Surrounded by rolling hills and old mansions and castles, Sintra has become known as the first center of the European Romantic style.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Park and National Palace of Pena, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Quinta da Regaleira, and then admire the striking features of Palacio de Monserrate.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sintra day trip planning site .

Sintra is very close to Lisbon. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Porto.

Things to do in Sintra

Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Palacio de Monserrate ©
Palacio de Monserrate

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Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
On the 25th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Torre dos Clerigos, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get into the urban bustle at Palacio da Bolsa, then snap pictures at Ponte de Dom Luis I, then contemplate the waterfront views at Rio Douro, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Porto planning tool .

You can drive from Sintra to Porto in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

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Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)

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