21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Montabaur, Germany
— Few hours
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Bamberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Passau, Germany
— Few hours
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
7
Siofok, Hungary
— Few hours
8
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
9
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
10
Lienz, Austria
— Few hours
11
Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Italy
— 3 nights
12
Schwangau, Germany
— Few hours
13
Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
14
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
15
Cologne, Germany
— Few hours

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Montabaur, Germany

Montabaur ©
Montabaur is a town and the district seat of the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): revel in the low prices at Montabaur The Style Outlets.

Make your Montabaur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Aarschot, Belgium to Montabaur is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bamberg.

Things to do in Montabaur

Shopping
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Montabaur The Style Outlets ©
Montabaur The Style Outlets

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Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, thenadmire the natural beauty at Rosengarten, and finally steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bamberg trip maker site.

Getting from Montabaur to Bamberg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Montabaur in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bamberg, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Passau.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Parks
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Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

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Passau, Germany

Passau ©
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom St. Stephan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Passau online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bamberg to Passau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Passau

Historic Sites
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Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan

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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 8th (Tue): hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, thenstep into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then contemplate the long history of Belvedere Palace. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, thendon't miss a visit to Heldenplatz, thensee the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally don't miss a visit to Stephansplatz.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Passau to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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 10th (Thu): take in the views from Stary most, take an in-depth tour of Devin Castle, thenpause for some photo ops at Cumil, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bratislava trip builder.

Getting from Vienna to Bratislava by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), don't miss a visit to Heroes' Square, thensee the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, thenfind something for the whole family at Visegradi Bobpalya, and finally steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip site.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. September in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Siofok.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks
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Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Siofok, Hungary

Siofok ©
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. On the 14th (Mon), cool off at Galerius Elmenyfurdo es Wellness Kozpont and then make a trip to Sió-Torony Kft.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Siofok trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Siofok in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Siofok can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Siofok

Theme Parks Spas
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Galerius Elmenyfurdo es Wellness Kozpont ©
Galerius Elmenyfurdo es Wellness Kozpont

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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Assumption, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and finally take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zagreb sightseeing planning tool.

Getting from Siofok to Zagreb by car takes about 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Siofok in September since evenings lows in Zagreb dip to °C. You will leave for Ljubljana on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
Walking tours
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

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 16th (Wed): get a sense of history and politics at Town Hall, snap pictures at Triple Bridge, and then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenexplore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker website.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Lienz.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Bled
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town

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Lienz, Austria

Lienz
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche and then don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz Lienz.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lienz trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Lienz in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tirolo / Dorf Tirol.

Things to do in Lienz

Historic Sites
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Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Italy

Tirolo / Dorf Tirol ©
On the 19th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, take in the waterfront at Passeggiata d'estate, and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, stroll around Passeggiata Gilf, stroll around Burglehen Park, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Spronser Lakes, and finally stroll through Nature Trail.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Tirolo / Dorf Tirol online travel route planner.

You can drive from Lienz to Tirolo / Dorf Tirol in 3 hours. In September, Tirolo / Dorf Tirol is a bit warmer than Lienz - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Schwangau.

Things to do in Tirolo / Dorf Tirol

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Merano
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Spronser Lakes ©
Spronser Lakes
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico

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Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tegelberg, thenadmire the striking features of Schloss Hohenschwangau, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Neuschwanstein.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Schwangau attractions website.

Traveling by car from Tirolo / Dorf Tirol to Schwangau takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tirolo / Dorf Tirol in September, with highs in Schwangau at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Mount Tegelberg ©
Mount Tegelberg

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Fortress Marienberg, snap pictures at Alte Mainbruecke, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Kilian Cathedral, thenstep into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Der Hofgarten. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), thenwander the streets of Altstadt, thenlook for gifts at Ekuko's Wine & Gift Shop, and finally steep yourself in history at Town Walls.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Rothenburg holiday planning tool.

Drive from Schwangau to Rothenburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daytime highs in Rothenburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Keep things going the next day: admire the local landmark of Fountain of Justice.

Plan a Frankfurt trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Rothenburg to Frankfurt in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Cologne.
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Romer ©
Romer
Fountain of Justice ©
Fountain of Justice

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne online road trip planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Cologne by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Cologne are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

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