44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Berlin, Germany
1
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
7
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 15 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
12
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Berlin, Germany

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night
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On the next day, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), and finally admire the striking features of Gropius Bau.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin journey planner.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Berlin-Tegel Airport and Berlin-Schönefeld Airport. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Tours Fun & Games
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Walking tours
Room Escape Games
Victory Column (Siegessaule) ©
Victory Column (Siegessaule)

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Franz Kafka Monument. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague visit planner.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Food Tours
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Szechenyi Lanchid. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, and admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Prague to Budapest takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Pazmany Peter Catholic University
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Food Tours
Walking tours
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

4
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Galleria Borghese. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to La Torre dell'Orologio (in Sutri), Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto) and Civita di Bagnoregio (in Bagnoregio). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, pause for some photo ops at La Pieta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Budapest to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vatican City, La Torre dell'Orologio, Duomo di Orvieto, Civita di Bagnoregio
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 12:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: San Gimignano Bell Tower (in San Gimignano) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Siena). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Florence road trip tool.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Placa d'Espanya. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Lloret de Mar to see Fenals Beach about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, walk around Parc Guell, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Plan trip to Barcelona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fenals Beach, Vila Vella (Old Town)
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:
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Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Food Tours

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alcazar of Segovia and Mirador del Valle. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Segovia to see Catedral de Segovia about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid, and don't miss a visit to Plaza de Oriente.

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You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Madrid, with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Segovia, Mirador del Valle
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
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Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia
Mirador del Valle ©
Mirador del Valle

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Explore hidden gems such as Obidos Village and Cabo da Roca. Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Alfama, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner.

Fly from Madrid to Lisbon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Obidos Village, Castelo dos Mouros, Cabo da Roca
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Obidos Village ©
Obidos Village
Alfama ©
Alfama

3
nights
Dublin, Ireland

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Walking tours and Teeling Whiskey Distillery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: Kilkenny (St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower & Smithwick's Experience). The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, stroll around St Stephens Green, admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Gardens, and explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Dublin road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in October, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Walking tours
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum ©
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edinburgh Old Town and Royal Yacht Britannia. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to Rosslyn Chapel in Roslin--about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, and explore the galleries of Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Edinburgh day trip app.

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Edinburgh sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Rosslyn Chapel
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Arthur's Seat ©
Arthur's Seat

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tower Bridge and National Gallery. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, walk around Hyde Park, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London online journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Edinburgh to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Traveling from Edinburgh in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in London, with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chartres Cathedral and Île de la Cité. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Paris route builder.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Palace of Versailles, Chartres Cathedral
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Chartres Cathedral ©
Chartres Cathedral
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zaanse Schans and Room Escape Games. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, make a trip to Anne Frank House, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in November, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
Find places to stay Nov 10 — 13:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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