41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Poznan, Poland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Krakow, Poland
— 6 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Warsaw, Poland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 7 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
+2
train + tram + Fly:  4​h
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
Saint-Malo, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
10
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Foz do Iguacu, Brazil


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2
nights
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 14th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Swietego Krzyza), stroll the grounds of Jewish Cemetery (Cmentarz Zydowski), make a trip to Old Town Observation Terrace, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), then learn about all things military at Polish Army Museum (Muzeum Wojska Polskiego), and finally contemplate the long history of Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Warsaw trip planner.

Foz do Iguacu, Brazil to Warsaw is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time to Central European Time is 4 hours. When traveling from Foz do Iguacu in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Warsaw, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Poznan.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Museums
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6
nights
Poznan, Poland

Poznan ©
Poland's original capital, Poznan boasts centuries of rich history and culture, as well as a modern town center drawing a growing number of weekend revelers with its vibrant nightlife and diverse restaurant scene.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kruszwica Medieval Castle and Bazylika Prymasowska Sanktuarium św. Wojciecha. Take a break from the city and head to Kornik Arboretum and Rusalka Lake. Venture out of the city with trips to Miedzyrzecki Fortified Region, Museum of Fortifications and Bats (in Miedzyrzecz), Holy Trinity Basilica (in Strzelno) and Museum of the First Piast, Lednica (in Lednogora). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Goluchow Castle, steep yourself in history at Historic Rail Engine House, get engrossed in the history at Poznan Archaeological Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Franciscan Church.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Poznan road trip app .

You can fly from Warsaw to Poznan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Poznan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gniezno, Museum of the First Piast, Lednica, Holy Trinity Basilica, Muzeum im. G.J. Osiakowskich, Goluchow Castle
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6
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow. Appreciate the collections at Polish Aviation Museum and Pieniński Park Narodowy. Get out of town with these interesting Krakow side-trips: Family Home of John Paul II (in Wadowice), Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie (in Pszczyna) and Czantoria (in Ustron). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, steep yourself in history at Kopalnia Soli Bochnia, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuary of Divine Mercy, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Krakow vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Poznan to Krakow takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Krakow, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Warsaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Jewish Museum and Synagogue, Pieniński Park Narodowy, Czantoria, Family Home of John Paul II, Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie
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Polish Aviation Museum ©
Polish Aviation Museum
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Pieniński Park Narodowy ©
Pieniński Park Narodowy

4
nights
Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Birthplace of Frederic Chopin and Museum of the Mazovian Countryside will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Treblinka Memorial and Pawiak Prison Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Warsaw: Zoo Plock (in Plock), Jewish Cemetery (in Lodz) and St Maximilian Museum (in Niepokalanow). See some other sides of Warsaw: make a trip to Church of St. Anna Wilanow, explore the world behind art at The National Museum in Warsaw, examine the collection at Dollhouse Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw day trip planner .

Traveling by train from Krakow to Warsaw takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Birthplace of Frederic Chopin, Jewish cemetery lodz, Museum of the Mazovian Countryside, Zoo Plock, St Maximilian Museum
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Pawiak Prison Museum ©
Pawiak Prison Museum
Mausoleum of Struggle and Martyrdom ©
The National Museum in Warsaw ©
The National Museum in Warsaw

7
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes East Side Gallery, The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Brandenburg Gate, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Potsdam's Gardens and Sanssouci Palace. Take a break from the city and head to Tierpark Berlin and Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Radduscher Naturhafen (in Vetschau) and Neues Palais (in Potsdam). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, examine the collection at Museum of Musical Instruments (Musikinstrumenten Museum), explore the world behind art at Helmut Newton Foundation, and browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Berlin route maker site .

You can fly from Warsaw to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Potsdam, Radduscher Naturhafen, Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz
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Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais
Helmut Newton Foundation ©
Helmut Newton Foundation
Radduscher Naturhafen ©
Radduscher Naturhafen

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kunsthalle Hamburg as well as Park Planten un Blomen. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Park Planten un Blomen, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri Kirche, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Hamburg, and finally make a trip to Rathausmarkt.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hamburg road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deutsches Panzermuseum
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Deutsches Panzermuseum ©
Deutsches Panzermuseum
Dialog Im Dunkeln ©
Dialog Im Dunkeln

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Kinderdijk, then admire the masterpieces at Dordrechts Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grote Kerk.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route planning website .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dordrecht, Kinderdijk, De Blauwe Kamer, Het Keringhuis
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Kinderdijk ©
Kinderdijk
Dordrechts Museum ©
Dordrechts Museum

3
nights
Saint-Malo, France

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Digue-promenade de Pleneuf-Val-Andre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Lehon, and then head outdoors with Mont Dol. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Chateau - Tour du Coetquen, tour the pleasant surroundings at St Jacut Beaches, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de la Hunaudaye, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau du Guildo.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo trip site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Saint-Malo by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bilbao.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Dinan, Abbaye de Lehon, Mont Dol, Digue-promenade de Pleneuf-Val-Andre, St Jacut Beaches
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Mont Dol ©
Mont Dol
Chateau du Guildo ©
Chateau du Guildo
Abbaye de Lehon ©
Abbaye de Lehon

2
nights
Bilbao, Spain

Bilbao ©
A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): ponder the world of politics at City Hall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Parroquia de San Vicente Mártir de Abando, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia de San Nicolas, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Central de Bidebarrieta, then don't miss a visit to San Anton Bridge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parroquia de San Anton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Santo Tomas, then explore the ancient world of Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castle of the Dukes of Frias.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Bilbao trip tool .

Drive from Saint-Malo to Bilbao in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint-Malo in August, with highs in Bilbao at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Bilbao

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Church of Santo Tomas, Castle of the Dukes of Frias, Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz
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Castle of the Dukes of Frias ©
Castle of the Dukes of Frias
Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz ©
Ermita de Santa Maria de la Hoz
Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao ©
Museo Maritimo Ria de Bilbao

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santuario del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Cerro de los Angeles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Canyon Burujon, pause for some serene contemplation at San Roman Church, then admire the local landmark of El Pozo De Los Deseos, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Convento de San Antonio de Padua.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Madrid driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Bilbao to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bilbao in August, expect nights in Madrid to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Toledo, Canyon Burujon, Santuario del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus Cerro de los Angeles
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San Roman Church ©
San Roman Church
Museo del Aire ©
Museo del Aire
Convento de San Antonio de Padua ©
Convento de San Antonio de Padua

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