58 days in Europe Itinerary

58 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
Train
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Paris, France
Fly
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Nice, France
— 28 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive
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Krems an der Donau, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Train
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Linz, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
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Passau, Germany
— 1 night
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Paris
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 6 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Historic Centre of Brugge and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and Torture Museum Oude Steen. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (The Markt, Belfry of Bruges, &more) and Antwerp (Saint Paul's Church & Grand Diamonds Jewelry). There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of Atomium, examine the collection at Autoworld, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and learn about all things military at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Brussels itinerary maker website.

Washington DC, USA to Brussels is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Brussels is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 68°F and lows are around 51°F. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Tue) before leaving for Paris.
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Paris, France

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.
On the 5th (Tue), wander the streets of Montmartre.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Nice.
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Nice, France — 28 nights

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.
Head to La Croisette and Gallery 26for plenty of shopping. You'll get in some beach time at Castel Plage and Plage Mala. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Chateau de la Napoule / Musee Henry-Clews (in La Napoule-Plage), Cannes (Le Suquet & Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance) and La Pointe de l'Aiguille (in Theoule sur Mer). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, see the interesting displays at Musee Fragonard, appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, and wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Nice travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Paris to Nice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Nice when traveling from Paris in July, with lows around 71°F. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Kaisergruft, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip maker website.

Getting from Nice to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Nice in August since evenings lows in Vienna dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 4 nights

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and Heroes' Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Citadel and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Next up on the itinerary: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, examine the collection at Miniversum Budapest, and step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bratislava.
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Bratislava, Slovakia — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bratislava City Museum (Muzeum Mesta Bratislavy), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church and Monastery, explore the world behind art at Nedbalka Gallery, then take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bratislava trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Bratislava takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Krems an der Donau.
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Krems an der Donau, Austria — 1 night

Krems an der Donau is a town of 23,992 inhabitants in Austria, in the federal state of Lower Austria. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): do a tasting at Weingut Bohmer, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Durnstein Abbey, and then explore the historical opulence of Burgruine Duernstein. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarre Krems St. Veit, then view the masterpieces at Dominikanerkirche, then stop by House of Colors handmade Art by Corinna Kirchhof, and finally see the interesting displays at Motorrad-Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Krems an der Donau day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Krems an der Donau takes 2 hours. When traveling from Bratislava in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Krems an der Donau: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 1 night

On the 12th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Albertina, get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, contemplate the long history of Ringstrasse, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Vienna road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Krems an der Donau to Vienna takes an hour. When traveling from Krems an der Donau in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Vienna: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Linz.
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Linz, Austria — 1 night

Located on the Danube with a rolling green backdrop, Linz is a city equally rich in nature and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at KZ-Gedenkstatte Mauthausen, then get engrossed in the history at Voestalpine, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ursulinenkirche.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Linz road trip website.

You can take a train from Vienna to Linz in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Passau.
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Passau, Germany — 1 night

Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
On the 14th (Sun), ponder the design of Marienbrunnen.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Passau trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Linz to Passau takes 1.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 3 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuit Church, then explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, then examine the collection at Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck, and finally get engrossed in the history at Maximilianisches Zeughaus.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip tool.

Getting from Passau to Innsbruck by car takes about 3.5 hours. August in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 5 nights

Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Arc de Triomphe and Île de la Cité. See even more of Paris: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, don't miss a visit to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, stop by Latin Quarter, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Innsbruck to Paris in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll through Bois de la Cambre, then admire the masterpieces at Van Buuren Museum, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Place St. Gery, don't miss a visit to Grand Place, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally examine the collection at MOOF Comic's Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Brussels hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 54°F. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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