61 days in Europe Itinerary

61 days in Europe Itinerary

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61 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brussels, Belgium
Train:  1 h 30 min
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  15 min
2
Versailles, France
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Train:  45 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Pisa, Italy
— 1 night
Train:  1 h
7
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Sofia, Bulgaria
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
12
Helsinki, Finland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
13
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
14
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
15
Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 45 min
16
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
17
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
18
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
19
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
20
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
21
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
22
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
23
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
24
Verona, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
25
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
26
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
27
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
28
Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
29
Valencia, Spain
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
30
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
31
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Brussels, Belgium

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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.
Head to Shakespeare and Company Bookstore and Baron Rouge (Le)for plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. There's more to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay and look for gifts at Wine Touch.

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Brussels, Belgium to Paris is an approximately 1.5- hour train ride. You can also fly; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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Versailles, France

Versailles ©
Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Palace of Versailles.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Versailles holiday planner.

Versailles is very close to Paris. In March, daytime highs in Versailles are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Versailles

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
The Trianons & The Hamlet ©
The Trianons & The Hamlet
The Royal Chapel ©
The Royal Chapel

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nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Shop till you drop at Hatchards and Denmark Street. Get a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and The Charterhouse. There's more to do: look for gifts at Bates Hats.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our London day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Versailles to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Versailles to London is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Rotterdam.

Things to do in London

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hatchards ©
Hatchards
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The Charterhouse ©
The Charterhouse

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, then look for gifts at De Bijenkorf Den Haag, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Van Kleef & Zoon. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), look for gifts at Haagse Bluf, Shopping Centre, and then see the interesting displays at Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles.

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You can fly from London to Rotterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rotterdam is 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Rotterdam can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Shopping Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

The Hague, Royal Delft - Koninklijke Porceleyne Fles
Highlights from your plan
De Bijenkorf Den Haag ©
De Bijenkorf Den Haag
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©

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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.
Head to The American Book Center and PGC Hajeniusfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stop by De Kaaskamer, and walk around Vondelpark.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can take a train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
The American Book Center ©
The American Book Center
Van Stapele Koekmakerij ©
Van Stapele Koekmakerij

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Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Pisa trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Pisa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: high temperatures in Pisa hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.
Highlights from your plan
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Academy Of Florence Art Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique and Wilma Firenze. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Paolo Penko.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Florence day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique ©
Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, then shop like a local with Art Studio Cafe, and finally look for gifts at Castroni. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Pasticceria Boccione, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, and then look for gifts at Grecale Leather Bags.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): explore the galleries of Melissinos Art -The Poet Sandal Maker, then wander the streets of Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Athens day trip planning website.

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Rome in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sofia.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Sofia, Bulgaria

Sofia ©
Spend time in one of Europe's oldest cities, the vibrant Bulgarian capital of Sofia.
On the 13th (Wed), stop by Paradise Center and then stop by Elephant Bookstore.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sofia trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Sofia takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Athens in April, expect Sofia to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Sofia

Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Bookstore ©
Elephant Bookstore
Paradise Center ©
Paradise Center

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): look for gifts at Haci Bekir, then look for gifts at Mısır Çarşısı, and then look for gifts at Jennifer's Hamam. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya).

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul day trip planning website.

You can fly from Sofia to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sofia to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 15th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Istanbul

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Mısır Çarşısı ©
Mısır Çarşısı
Jennifer's Hamam ©
Jennifer's Hamam

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Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stop by Digelius Music and then kick back and relax at Hietaranta Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: experience rural life at Fallkullan Kotielaintila, then stop by Artek, and then look for gifts at Academic Bookstore (Akateeminen Kirjakauppa).

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Helsinki trip maker tool.

Getting from Istanbul to Helsinki by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Istanbul to Helsinki due to the time zone difference. In April, Helsinki is slightly colder than Istanbul - with highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hietaranta Beach ©
Hietaranta Beach
Digelius Music ©
Digelius Music
Artek ©
Artek

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nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Get some cultural insight at Vasa Museum and Skansen. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The English Bookshop and Svenskt Tenn. It doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Langholmen.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Helsinki to Stockholm takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Beaches Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Langholmen ©
Langholmen

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Korketrekkeren and then look for gifts at Mathallen Oslo. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Huk.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Oslo tour app.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Warsaw.

Things to do in Oslo

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Korketrekkeren ©
Korketrekkeren
Huk ©
Huk
Mathallen Oslo ©
Mathallen Oslo

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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 22nd (Fri), stop by Galeria Mokotow, stop by Wola Park, and then stop by Cukrowa Sowa.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Warsaw trip planning website.

Fly from Oslo to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in April; daily highs in Warsaw reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wola Park ©
Wola Park
Galeria Mokotow ©
Galeria Mokotow

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Book Cafe - Lotz Terem, look for gifts at Reflexshop, steep yourself in history at Hősök tere, browse the different shops at Arena Mall, then stop by Cargomoda Shoes Shop, and finally steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and then stop by Laura Virag Budapest.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Warsaw to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Warsaw in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): stop by Zuckerlwerkstatt Vienna and then explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Vienna online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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 26th (Tue): look for gifts at Manufaktura, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and then look for gifts at Polagraph. On your second day here, stop by Prague Thrift Store, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then look for gifts at Yoyo Store, and finally explore the world behind art at Mucha Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Prague, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Mucha Museum ©
Mucha Museum
Manufaktura ©
Manufaktura

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then stop by Ed & Fred Nussdepot, then stop by Rausch Schokoladenhaus, and finally look for gifts at Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Konditorei Rabien and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin online trip maker.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Konditorei Rabien ©
Konditorei Rabien
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus ©
Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
On the 30th (Sat), walk around Faelledparken, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Torvehallerne, then look for gifts at Illum, and finally stop by Illums Bolighus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, then look for gifts at Royal Copenhagen Flagship Store, and then look for gifts at Tranquebar.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Copenhagen online tour planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Illums Bolighus ©
Illums Bolighus
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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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.
On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Miniatur Wunderland and then stop by Alsterarkaden. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Atlantik Fisch, stop by Rindermarkthalle, and then stop by Isemarkt.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg online route builder.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Hamburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Isemarkt ©
Isemarkt
Alsterarkaden ©
Alsterarkaden

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get a sense of the local culture at Stadel Museum and Liebieghaus. Head to Getrankemarkt Maruhn and La Belle Epoquefor some retail therapy.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Frankfurt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Shopping

Side Trips

La Belle Epoque, Getrankemarkt Maruhn
Highlights from your plan
Liebieghaus ©
Liebieghaus
Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Getrankemarkt Maruhn ©
Getrankemarkt Maruhn

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 6th (Fri), look for gifts at Sogno Veneziano Atelier, look for gifts at I Tre Mercanti, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then look for gifts at Ca' del Sol, and then stop by VizioVirtu Cioccolateria.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary app.

Fly from Frankfurt to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Frankfurt in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Venice. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Verona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Parco Naturalistico delle Cascate-Family, then step into the grandiose world of Museo di Castelvecchio, then stop by Bike Evolution S. Zeno, and finally see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Cantina Valpolicella Negrar, look for gifts at Cioccolateria Via Conventino, and then stop by Piacere Divino Enoteca E Vini Sfusi.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Verona road trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Venice to Verona takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, daytime highs in Verona are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Shopping Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bike Evolution S. Zeno ©
Bike Evolution S. Zeno
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): look for gifts at Bastard Store, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Keep things going the next day: stop by Supergulp, then look for gifts at Le Mille e Una Mella Caramelleria, and then look for gifts at Dep Design Store.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan trip planner.

Take a train from Verona to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Nice.

Things to do in Milan

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Como
Highlights from your plan
Bastard Store ©
Bastard Store
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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 mille et un miels and Patisserie Canetfor plenty of shopping. Step out of Nice with an excursion to 1862 Wines & Spirits in Cannes--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Vieille Ville and stop by Chocolatier Lacroix.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Milan to Nice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. May in Nice sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Menton, 1862 Wines & Spirits
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Au Pays du Citron ©
Au Pays du Citron
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
1862 Wines & Spirits ©
1862 Wines & Spirits

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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 14th (Sat), stroll around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Las Ramblas and then look for gifts at OMG BCN.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona attractions planner.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Las Ramblas ©
Las Ramblas
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 16th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, look for gifts at Desperate Literature, and then look for gifts at La Chinata Sol. On your second day here, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Macchinine, walk around Parque del Retiro, and then stop by Cuesta de Moyano.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Madrid trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Madrid by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Madrid. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Shopping Museums Parks
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Desperate Literature ©
Desperate Literature
Macchinine ©
Macchinine

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Valencia, Spain

Valencia
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Valencia online trip maker.

Getting from Madrid to Valencia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off to Porto.

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Garrafeira do Carmo or Via Catarina Shopping. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), get a new perspective on things with Oporto Surf Tours, and look for gifts at Casa da Guitarra.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Porto trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Porto in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Valencia to Porto is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Valencia in May, you will find days in Porto are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Shopping Tours Outdoors
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Garrafeira do Carmo ©
Garrafeira do Carmo
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Casa da Guitarra ©
Casa da Guitarra

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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.
On the 21st (Sat), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Belém Tower, and then stop by Headquarters of Evil Beloved Sede dos Mal Amados. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, then look for gifts at Praca da Figueira, then step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, and finally stop by Luvaria Ulisses.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Porto to Lisbon in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Porto in May, you will find days in Lisbon are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Lisbon

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Museu Nacional do Azulejo ©
Museu Nacional do Azulejo

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