46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Strasbourg, France
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Hannover, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
6
Flam, Norway
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11 h 30 min
7
Matera, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
9
Goreme, Turkey
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  13 h 15 min
10
Vestvagoy, Norway
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Pere-Lachaise Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee d'Orsay and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Paris, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Kuala Lumpur in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

5
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg and Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Little Venice and La Petite France. Explore Strasbourg's surroundings by going to Domaine Paul Blanck (in Kientzheim), Kintzheim (La Volerie des aigles & La montagne des singes) and Vieille ville d'Eguisheim (in Eguisheim). The adventure continues: stroll around Parc de l'Orangerie, see the interesting displays at Le Musee du Pain d'Epices et de l'Art Populaire Alsacien, don't miss a visit to La Popartiserie, and ponder the world of politics at European Parliament Strasbourg.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Strasbourg trip builder site.

Getting from Paris to Strasbourg by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. October in Strasbourg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Hannover.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kintzheim, Little Venice, Domaine Paul Blanck, Vieille Ville, Vieille ville d'Eguisheim
Highlights from your plan
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Little Venice ©
Little Venice
La Volerie des aigles
La Volerie des aigles

4
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wernigerode Castle and Schloss Buckeburg. Get a sense of the local culture at Imperial Palace of Goslar and Hameln Old Town. Change things up with a short trip to St. Michaelis in Hildesheim (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Maschsee, admire the natural beauty at Herrenhaeuser Garten, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, and contemplate the long history of Aegidienkirche.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Hannover visit site.

Drive from Strasbourg to Hannover in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Hannover sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

St. Michaelis, Imperial Palace of Goslar, Wernigerode Castle, Hameln Old Town, Schloss Buckeburg
Highlights from your plan
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover ©
Erlebnis Zoo Hannover
Wernigerode Castle ©
Wernigerode Castle
Schloss Buckeburg ©
Schloss Buckeburg

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Pergamonmuseum and Charlottenburg Palace. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Potsdam's Gardens and Oslo Kaffebar. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Hannover to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Potsdam's Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

5
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wawel Royal Castle. Wawel Cathedral and Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Rakowicki Cemetery.

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

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Krakow sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Flam.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Wieliczka Salt Mine
Highlights from your plan
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

5
nights
Flam, Norway

Flam ©
Nestled in a kingdom of mountains and fjords, the scenic village of Flam serves as a good base for exploring some of the most beautiful sights of Norwegian nature.
Step off the beaten path and head to Naeroyfjord and Husedalen Valley. Get in touch with nature at Nature Trail Kreklingen and Rallarvegen. Change things up with these side-trips from Flam: Hardangervidda National Park (in Uvdal) and Gamle Laerdalsoeyri (in Laerdalsoyri). There's more to do: examine the collection at Otternes Bygdetun and admire the sheer force of Brekkefossen.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Flam journey planning app.

You can fly from Krakow to Flam in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Krakow in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Flam: temperatures range from 8°C by day to 2°C at night. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Flam

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Aurland Municipality, Nature Trail Kreklingen, Hardangervidda National Park, Gamle Laerdalsoeyri, Naeroyfjord
Highlights from your plan
Rallarvegen ©
Rallarvegen
Naeroyfjord ©
Naeroyfjord
Otternes Bygdetun
Otternes Bygdetun

4
nights
Matera, Italy

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica San Nicola and Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario. Get outdoors at Grotte di Castellana and Jonian Dolphin Conservation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Matera: Lungomare e Murat (in Bari), Castel del Monte (in Andria) and Taranto (Ponte Girevole & Castello Aragonese). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Sassi di Matera, contemplate the long history of Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera, don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Matera trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Flam to Matera. While traveling from Flam, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Matera, ranging from highs of 18°C to lows of 9°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Taranto, Bari, Castel del Monte, Cattedrale, Grotte di Castellana
Highlights from your plan
Basilica San Nicola ©
Basilica San Nicola
Castello Aragonese ©
Castello Aragonese
Castel del Monte ©
Castel del Monte

6
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Visiting Margaret Island and Danube River will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube Bank, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest travel site.

You can fly from Matera to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Matera in November, things will get little chillier in Budapest: highs are around 11°C and lows about 2°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Goreme.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

3
nights
Goreme, Turkey

Goreme ©
Famed for its landscape of unusually shaped stone formations and churches cut into the natural rocks, Goreme sits in the central part of the country, an area originally settled during Roman times.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Goreme National Park and Cappadocia Cave Dwellings. Take a break from the city and head to Uchisar Castle and Pasabag. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Guray Museum, do a tasting at Turasan Sarapcilik, and stop by Guray Seramik.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Goreme trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Goreme takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Goreme due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Goreme, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 0°C. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vestvagoy.

Things to do in Goreme

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urgup, Avanos, Uchisar Castle
Highlights from your plan
Uchisar Castle ©
Uchisar Castle
Goreme National Park ©
Goreme National Park
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings ©
Cappadocia Cave Dwellings

1
night
Vestvagoy, Norway

Vestvagoy ©
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): glide peacefully along the water with Experience Lofoten Islands, thenlook for gifts at The Glasblower At Vikten, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Haukland Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at KaviarFactory, thenlook for gifts at Engelskmannsbrygga i Henningsvaer, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Kabelvag Church, and finally examine the collection at Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Vestvagoy road trip site.

Explore your travel options from Goreme to Vestvagoy with the Route module. Traveling from Goreme to Vestvagoy, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Goreme in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Vestvagoy: temperatures range from 5°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vestvagoy

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Henningsvaer, Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum, Kabelvag Church, The Glasblower At Vikten
Highlights from your plan
Haukland Beach ©
Haukland Beach
Kabelvag Church ©
Kabelvag Church
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum ©
Lofoten Krigsminnenmuseum

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