49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Split, Croatia
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Brussels, Belgium
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Appreciate the collections at Split Archaeological Museum and Froggyland. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Split and Palace Cipiko. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Trogir (The City Hall - Duke's Palace & Waterskiing & Jetskiing) and Omis (Omis Cetina Canyon, Fortress Mirabella (Peovica), &more). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, don't miss a visit to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic), take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split, and examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Split trip itinerary website.

Venice, Italy to Split is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Split, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola. Popular historic sites such as Dubrovnik City Walls and Fort Bokar are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Revelin Fortress, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Saviour Church, get to know the fascinating history of Prijeko street, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Joseph.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik trip planner.

You can drive from Split to Dubrovnik in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Škofja Loka Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River, get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Contemporary History, get to know the fascinating history of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Nicholas, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kancijan Church, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Parish Church.

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You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dubrovnik in September, with highs in Ljubljana at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

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Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ringstrasse and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof). Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Leopold Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, and examine the collection at The Hofburg.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip maker website.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Vienna in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. In September, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore hidden gems such as Salzburger Altstadt and Salzburg Cathedral. Visit Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Schloss Hellbrunn for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Salzburg side-trips: Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen (in Traunkirchen), Gmunden (Seeschloss Ort & Traunsee) and Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker (in St Gilgen). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7, stroll the grounds of Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), and browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Popular historic sites such as Altstadt von Innsbruck and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone are in your itinerary. Tyrolean Folk Art Museum and Swarovski Kristallwelten Store Innsbruck will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Seefeld in Tirol (Kreuzweg mit Steinkreis, Kaltwassersee, &more), Mayrhofen (Schlegeis Alpenstrasse & Parasailing & Paragliding) and Granatkapelle von Maria Botta (in Finkenberg). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Wilten, hit the slopes at Mayrhofen, see the interesting displays at Panorama and kaiserjager museum, and admire the striking features of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip planner.

Traveling by train from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Get some historical perspective at Oberhofen Castle and St. Ursenkathedrale. Step off the beaten path and head to Maennlichen Romantic Trail and Spiez Castle. Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Maennlichen Royal Walk (in Grindelwald), Soleure (Jesuitenkirche & Einsiedelei St. Verena) and Schynige Platte (in Wilderswil). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Lauterbrunnen Village, get engrossed in the history at Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Holy Ghost.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bern vacation planner.

Getting from Innsbruck to Bern by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Old Town and FIFA World Football Museum. We've included these beaches for you: Wyden Badi and Bad Hirsgarten. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche, Jesuitenkirche, &more) and Uferpromenade Weggis (in Weggis). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, take a stroll through Niederdorf, and make a trip to Limmatquai.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Beaches

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Escape the urban bustle at Strandbar Mitte and Strandbad Tegeler See. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Palace of Tears and Gemaldegalerie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Berlin: Karl Foerster Garten (in Bornim) and Potsdam (Schloss Cecilienhof, Sanssouci Palace, &more). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, wander the streets of Mitte, pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

Fly from Zurich to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Outdoors · Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get some cultural insight at Rosenborg Castle and Our Saviour's Church. Appreciate the collections at Stevns Klint and Ordrupgaard. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Copenhagen: Roedvig (Cold War Museum Stevnsfort & Stevns Kridtbrud), Hillerod (Frederiksborg slotshave & Frederiksborg Slotskirke) and Braunstein - Whisky Destilleri og Bryggeri (in Koege). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral, see some colorful creatures with Kastrup Sea bath, and stroll around Jaegerborg Dyrehave.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Rijksmuseum and Louwman Museum The Hague are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) & Kunstmuseum Den Haag). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, visit The Jordaan, explore the activities along The Amstel, and don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get some cultural insight at Grand Place and Graslei and Korenlei. Get some historical perspective at Ghent City Center and Vlaeykensgang. Venture out of the city with trips to Antwerp (Rubens House (Rubenshuis), Red Star Line Museum, &more), Ghent (STAM Ghent City Museum & St Michael's Bridge) and Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Atomium, delve into the lush surroundings at Sonian Forest, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and of Military History.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brussels trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Let the collections at Wallace Collection and Cutty Sark capture your imagination. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Royal Naval College and National Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and learn about all things military at Imperial War Museums.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to London is minus 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

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.
Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will appreciate Louvre Museum and Chateau de Chantilly. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at The Army Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, see the interesting displays at Atelier des Lumieres, and explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

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