46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly
7
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Mykonos Town, Greece
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Fira, Greece
— 1 night
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Paleokastritsa, Greece
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia — 2 nights

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the activities along Neva Embankments, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral, and then admire the landmark architecture of Peter and Paul Fortress. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the St. Petersburg trip builder website.

Christchurch, New Zealand to St. Petersburg is an approximately 28-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Christchurch to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. In August, St. Petersburg is a bit warmer than Christchurch - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tallinn.
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Tallinn, Estonia — 2 nights

A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Peapiiskopi Kirik, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, don't miss a visit to Toompea Hill, then see the interesting displays at Lennusadam Seaplane Harbour, and finally steep yourself in history at Kumu Art Museum. On your second day here, stroll around Kadriorg Park, then squeeze the most out of the city with Traveller Tours, and then wander the streets of Tallinn Old Town.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tallinn sightseeing website.

Drive from St. Petersburg to Tallinn in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from St. Petersburg to Tallinn is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Tallinn can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Warsaw.
Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 5 — 8:

Warsaw, Poland — 2 nights

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Fragment of Ghetto Wall, then learn about all things military at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and finally get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny), then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, and then get a dose of the wild on Around Poland.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Warsaw online holiday planner.

Getting from Tallinn to Warsaw by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Tallinn to Warsaw is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Tallinn in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Warsaw: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera and then steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Kazmierz The Former Jewish District.

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You can fly from Warsaw to Krakow in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Krakow, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then view the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), then make a trip to Heroes' Square, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test the waters at a local thermal spa, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and then take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Theme Parks
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Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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 15th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, then head off the coast to Donauinsel, and then admire the striking features of Historic Center of Vienna. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hofburg, then explore the world behind art at Albertina, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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.
On the 17th (Wed), wander the streets of Lesser Town, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at St. George's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, take in the views from Charles Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and finally contemplate the long history of Powder Tower.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague trip builder tool.

Fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. August in Prague sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 3 nights

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Visit Diocletian's Palace and Historic City of Trogir for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Lovrecina Bay and Avere Tourism. When in Split, make a side trip to see Museum uja in Skrip, approximately Skrip away. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Saint Domnius and explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic.

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

Traveling by flight from Prague to Split takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in August; daily highs in Split reach 36°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Venice trip builder.

Getting from Split to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Mykonos Town.
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Mykonos Town, Greece — 3 nights

A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Aegean Maritime Museum and Archaeological Museum of Mykonos. Escape the urban bustle at Paradise Beach and Paraga Beach. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Little Venice, enjoy the sand and surf at Platis Gialos Beach, stroll through Agios Sostis Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Paraportiani Church.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Mykonos Town sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Mykonos Town takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Traveling from Venice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Mykonos Town, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to ride a ferry to Fira.
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Find places to stay Aug 24 — 27:

Fira, Greece — 1 night

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Museum of Prehistoric Thira, steep yourself in history at Ancient Thera, and then see the interesting displays at Wine Museum Koutsogiannopoulos.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fira travel route planner.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August, daily temperatures in Fira can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Paleokastritsa.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:

Paleokastritsa, Greece — 2 nights

Heartily dedicated to tourism, Corfu's popular resort town of Paleokastritsa lures vacationers with lavish hotels and beaches surrounded by a hilly countryside of olive groves and fragrant fruit orchards.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Corfu, kick back and relax at La Grotta Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paleokastritsa Beach. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Corfu Old Town, contemplate the long history of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, and then step into the grandiose world of Mon Repos Palace.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paleokastritsa visit planner.

You can fly from Fira to Paleokastritsa in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Paleokastritsa can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Naples.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — 30:

Naples, Italy — 2 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 31st (Wed), indulge your senses at Adolfo Scotto di Luzio Private Driver, browse the exhibits of Museo Cappella Sansevero, and then get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Gennaro, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Naples vacation planner.

You can fly from Paleokastritsa to Naples in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paleokastritsa to Naples. In August in Naples, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can take a train to Rome.
Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
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Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 1:

Rome, Italy — 2 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, take in panoramic vistas at Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and finally contemplate the long history of Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain and then wander the streets of Trastevere.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online trip builder.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Florence journey maker site.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 1 night

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then see La Casa Maledetta, and then take an in-depth tour of Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip site.

You can take a train from Florence to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Milan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Old Town and Zurcher Spielzeugmuseum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Augusto Giacometti Entrance Hall. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip app.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Zurich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in September, things will get a bit cooler in Zurich: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can fly to Munich.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at BMW Welt, then stroll around English Garden, and then examine the collection at Munich Residenz.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Munich itinerary maker app.

Fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

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 12th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Berliner Dom, steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, then contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Berlin travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Munich to Berlin by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 1 night

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Weilbacher Kiesgruben, then admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then steep yourself in history at Goethe House, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt trip itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Berlin to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a train. September in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.
Museums · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Parks
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 2 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis. Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and Frans Hals Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam road trip app.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.
Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Greece travel guide

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Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.