39 days in Europe Itinerary

39 days in Europe Itinerary

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39 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  25​h
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Trier, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Cochem, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Dresden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Tromso, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
days
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Zagreb City Museum, explore the world behind art at Mimara Museum, delve into the distant past at Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park, then stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at Tortureum - Museum of Torture.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zagreb road trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Zagreb is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Zagreb due to the time zone difference. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Split.

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Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

4
days
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get some cultural insight at Spanjola and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. Popular historic sites such as Diocletian's Palace and Franciscan Monastery are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Split: Hvar (St. Stephen's Cathedral & Milna). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Old Split, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Split online travel planner .

Fly from Zagreb to Split in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Zagreb in September, with highs in Split at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Hvar
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Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Old Split ©
Old Split

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace and then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Venice driving holiday app .

Fly from Split to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September in Venice, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
days
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Melk Abbey and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and St. Stephen's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt in Sankt Polten--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, get engrossed in the history at Imperial Treasury of Vienna, and make a trip to Historic Center of Vienna.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Vienna online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Vienna at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Die Kathedralkirche Maria Himmelfahrt
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

2
days
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), then contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), then get engrossed in the history at Salzburg Fortress (Festung Hohensalzburg), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, then admire the landmark architecture of Residenzgalerie Salzburg, and finally steep yourself in history at Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus).

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Salzburg day trip planning app .

Fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary
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Salzburg Cathedral (Dom) ©
Salzburg Cathedral (Dom)
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
days
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 29th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Wies Church, admire the striking features of Neuschwanstein Castle, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich tour planner .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Munich

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Side Trips

Wies Church, Neuschwanstein Castle
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Wies Church ©
Wies Church
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Neuschwanstein Castle ©
Neuschwanstein Castle

1
day
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Goethe House, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), explore the world behind art at Staedel Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), and finally ponder the design of Gerechtigkeitsbrunnen.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip planning website .

You can fly from Munich to Frankfurt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can drive to Trier.

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Staedel Museum ©
Staedel Museum
Goethe House ©
Goethe House

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hours
Trier, Germany

Trier ©
Trier may be the oldest city in Germany, founded long before the Roman times.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Imperial Roman Baths as well as Karl Marx House.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Trier day trip planner.

Drive from Frankfurt to Trier in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. October in Trier sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Cochem.

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Stadtmuseum Simeonstift ©
Stadtmuseum Simeonstift
Imperial Roman Baths ©
Imperial Roman Baths

1
day
Cochem, Germany

Cochem ©
Nestled away within the rolling hills of the Moselle River Valley, Cochem possesses an archetypical German appearance and medieval charm that provides one of the best atmospheres in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Winemaker J. Koll & Cie.. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): awaken your taste buds at Winemaker J. Koll & Cie..

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cochem vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Trier to Cochem by train takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 14°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Dresden.

Things to do in Cochem

#Wineries, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Beilstein Castle/Burg Metternich
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Winemaker J. Koll & Cie. ©
Winemaker J. Koll & Cie.
Beilstein Castle/Burg Metternich ©
Beilstein Castle/Burg Metternich

1
day
Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Dresden trip planner .

Getting from Cochem to Dresden by combination of train and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. October in Dresden sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

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Neues Grünes Gewölbe ©
Neues Grünes Gewölbe
Frauenkirche ©
Frauenkirche
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister ©
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

2
days
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 6th (Sat): stroll through Potsdam's Gardens and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then examine the collection at Pergamon Museum.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Berlin day trip planning site .

Traveling by train from Dresden to Berlin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Potsdam's Gardens, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen ©
Pergamon Museum ©
Pergamon Museum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

3
days
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.
Miniatur Wunderland and International Maritime Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Alter Elbtunnel and St. Petri zu Lubeck. Step out of Hamburg to go to Lubeck and see Marienkirche, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, get a taste of the local shopping with Jungfernstieg, contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Michael.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Hamburg online road trip planner .

Take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Hamburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

Lubeck
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Alter Elbtunnel ©
Alter Elbtunnel
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

3
days
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Royal Palace and Monteliusvagen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Skansen and Fotografiska. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Vasa Museum, take an in-depth tour of Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), step off the mainland to explore Stockholm Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hamburg to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Hamburg in October, expect Stockholm to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tromso.

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Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

2
days
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke, then examine the collection at Tromso Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Arctic Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): engage your brain at Polaria, contemplate the long history of Skansen, then see the interesting displays at The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet), and finally admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Tromso travel route planning tool .

Fly from Stockholm to Tromso in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Stockholm in October, with highs in Tromso at 6°C and lows at 1°C. You'll set off for Oslo on the 16th (Tue).

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Tromso Museum ©
Tromso Museum
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet) ©
The Polar Museum (Polarmuseet)
Arctic Cathedral ©
Arctic Cathedral

2
days
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 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, take a tour of Fram Polar Ship Museum, and then step into the grandiose world of Det Kongelige Slott. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), then admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, and then examine the collection at The Nobel Peace Center.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Oslo trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Tromso to Oslo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Tromso in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Oslo: temperatures range from 13°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Oslo

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Fram Polar Ship Museum ©
Fram Polar Ship Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

3
days
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.
Appreciate the collections at Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark. Get some cultural insight at Nyhavn and Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Our Saviour, get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Palace, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetaarn, and appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue).

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen journey planner .

You can fly from Oslo to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in Copenhagen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark

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