28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Warsaw, Poland
Drive:  12​h
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
2
Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bern, Switzerland
— 1 day
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
6
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Toulouse, France
— 2 nights
8
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
9
Porto, Portugal
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
11
Faro, Portugal
— 5 nights
12
Seville, Spain
— 1 night
13
Malaga, Spain
— 1 night
Drive:  31​h
End: Warsaw, Poland

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Mala strana and Room Escape Games. Get out of town with these interesting Prague side-trips: Kutna Hora (Ossuary / The Cemetery Church & Cathedral of St. Barbara). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, make a trip to Old Town Square, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Prague trip generator.

Warsaw, Poland to Prague is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Ossuary / The Cemetery Church
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StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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night
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): get curious at Deutsches Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Olympic Tower, sample the tasty concoctions at Andechs Monastery, then contemplate the waterfront views at Starnberger See, then don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Old Town Hall (Altes Rathaus). Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along English Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Nymphenburg Palace (Schloss Nymphenburg), then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tegernsee.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Prague to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Munich sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Starnberger See, Lake Tegernsee, Andechs Monastery
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Starnberger See ©
Starnberger See
Marienplatz ©
Marienplatz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

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nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll through Lindenhofplatz, get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Limmat, then take a stroll through Lindenhof, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zurich travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums
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Limmat ©
Limmat
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lindenhofplatz ©
Lindenhofplatz

1
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Bern, Switzerland

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower, wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Käfigturm.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bern travel itinerary creator.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Chillon Castle and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Lausanne (Rolex Learning Center EPFL, La Suisse Steam paddle boat., & more), Montreux (Corniche Lavaux Vineyards & Vieille-Ville de Montreux) and Grottes de Vallorbe (in Vallorbe). There's lots more to do: ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, explore the activities along Lac d'Emosson, take some stellar pictures from St Pierre Cathedral, and examine the collection at Musée Ariana.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Geneva itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Montreux, Grottes de Vallorbe, Chateau de Chillon, Lac d'Emosson
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Grottes de Vallorbe ©
Grottes de Vallorbe
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Lyon trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Geneva to Lyon by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September in Lyon, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Cite medievale de Perouges
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Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Le Mur Des Canuts ©
Le Mur Des Canuts
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

2
nights
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): admire the striking features of Theatre du Capitole, admire the masterpieces at Musée des Augustins, take an in-depth tour of Musée Saint-Raymond, musée des Antiques de Toulouse, then examine the collection at Musée Georges-Labit, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Les Jacobins, then engage your brain at Cite de l'espace, and then admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Grand Rond.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Toulouse itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Toulouse takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Toulouse can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can drive to Bilbao.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
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Cite de l'espace ©
Cite de l'espace
Theatre du Capitole ©
Theatre du Capitole
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Casco Viejo and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bilbao: Cueva Covalanas (in Ramales de la Victoria), Playa de Langre (in Langre) and Santona (Playa De Berria & Santona Puerto). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, explore the world behind art at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, try to win big at Gran Casino Sardinero, and snap pictures at White Bridge (Zubi Zuri).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bilbao vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Bilbao takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. September in Bilbao sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Porto.

Things to do in Bilbao

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santona, Santander, Cueva Covalanas, Playa de Langre
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Playa de Langre ©
Playa de Langre
Casco Viejo ©
Casco Viejo
Room Escape Games

2
nights
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.
To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Porto itinerary maker.

You can fly from Bilbao to Porto in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bilbao to Porto due to the time zone difference. September in Porto sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Se de Braga
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Parque da Cidade do Porto ©
Parque da Cidade do Porto
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Ponte de Dom Luis I ©
Ponte de Dom Luis I

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Arco da Rua Augusta, admire the natural beauty at Miradouro Sao Pedro de Alcantara, appreciate the history behind Belém Tower, enjoy the sea views from Cabo da Roca, then steep yourself in history at Castle of the Moors, and finally snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jeronimos Monastery, admire the striking features of Sintra National Palace, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, then get great views at Miradouro da Senhora do Monte, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by train from Porto to Lisbon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Porto, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Faro.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
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Cabo da Roca ©
Cabo da Roca
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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nights
Faro, Portugal

Faro ©
The most well-known city in the Algarve, Faro boasts a cliffside location with popular beaches and a thriving cultural scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Ponta da Piedade and Praia marinha. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Faro: Zoomarine Algarve (in Guia), Sagres (Praia do Beliche, Stand-Up Paddleboarding, & more) and FIESA - International Sand Sculpture Festival (in Pera). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Falesia Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Lagos Farol da Ponta da Piedade, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Gordo Beach, and take in the waterfront activity at Marina de Vilamoura.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Faro online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Lisbon to Faro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seville.

Things to do in Faro

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sagres, Tavira, Albufeira, Lagos, Aljezur
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Falesia  Beach ©
Falesia Beach
Ponta Da Piedale ©
Ponta Da Piedale
Praia Da Rocha ©
Praia Da Rocha

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Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Real Fabrica de Tabacos, take an in-depth tour of Archivo General de Indias, stroll through Royal Alcázar of Seville, snap pictures at Puente de Isabel II (Puente de Triana), then delve into the distant past at Archaeological Ensemble of Italica, and finally admire the striking features of Metropol Parasol. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Seville Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Torre Giralda, wander the streets of Barrio Santa Cruz, then see the interesting displays at Hospital los Venerables, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Casa de Pilatos.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Seville online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Faro to Seville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Malaga.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Archaeological Ensemble of Italica
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Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

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Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
On the 27th (Thu), soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers and then take an in-depth tour of Alcazaba.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Malaga sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Seville to Malaga takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Malaga sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Malaga

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Alcazaba ©
Alcazaba
Mercado Central de Atarazanas ©
Mercado Central de Atarazanas
Malaga Cathedral ©
Malaga Cathedral

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