47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kaunas, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Drive
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Liepaja, Latvia
— 1 night
Fly
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly
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Oslo, Norway
— 1 night
Drive
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Gothenburg, Sweden
— 1 night
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
Train
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
Train
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Bus
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Fly
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
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Vilnius, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius online vacation planner.

London, UK to Vilnius is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 2 hours. In October, Vilnius is a bit cooler than London - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Kaunas.

Things to do in Vilnius

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Kaunas, Lithuania

— 2 nights
Situated between the Neris and Nemunas rivers, Kaunas is known for its old town, which, though smaller than the capital's, is in much better condition.
On the 17th (Sun), take a stroll through Laisves aleja (Liberty Boulevard), see the interesting displays at Devil's Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Kaunas Christ's Resurrection Basilica, then make a trip to Ninth Fort, and finally examine the collection at Atomic KGB Bunker. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul, steep yourself in history at Sugihara House, buy something for everyone on your list at Akropolis, visit Old Town, then look for gifts at Linas - Medis, and finally learn more about the world around you at Kauno Tado Ivanausko Zoologijas Muziejus.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Kaunas travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Vilnius to Kaunas takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Kaunas are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Klaipeda.

Things to do in Kaunas

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

Klaipeda, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Port City

Lithuania's third-largest city, Klaipeda, sits as a seaport and cruise stop with a wealth of museums and medieval sites.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make a trip to Sculpture Cat Klaipedis, examine the collection at Lithuanian Sea Museum, then head outdoors with Raganu Kalnas (Hill of Witches), and finally see the interesting displays at Museum of Miniature Arts. On the next day, make a trip to Sculpture Golden Mouse, make a trip to Meridianas, and then get in on the family fun at Dino parkas Radailiai.

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You can drive from Kaunas to Klaipeda in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Klaipeda are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Liepaja.

Things to do in Klaipeda

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 21:

Liepaja, Latvia

— 1 night
Liepāja, is a city in western Latvia, located on the Baltic Sea directly at 21°E. It is the largest city in the Kurzeme Region and the third largest city in the country after Riga and Daugavpils. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): make a trip to Rose Square (Rozu laukums) and then steep yourself in history at Northern Forts.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Liepaja trip planner.

Traveling by car from Klaipeda to Liepaja takes 1.5 hours. October in Liepaja sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Stockholm.

Things to do in Liepaja

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

Stockholm, Sweden

— 1 night

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Stockholm City Hall, explore and take pictures at Royal Palace, and then get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Stockholm holiday maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Liepaja to Stockholm. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in October, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 23:

Oslo, Norway

— 1 night

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 23rd (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), take an in-depth tour of Kon-Tiki Museum, and then stroll around Vigeland Park.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Oslo route maker site.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Gothenburg.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 24:

Gothenburg, Sweden

— 1 night

Little London

Situated on Sweden's western coastline, Gothenburg attracts visitors with cultural festivals, a lively music scene, and a blend of classical and modern architecture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the engaging exhibits at Universeum, examine the collection at Volvo Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Haga.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Gothenburg online vacation planner.

You can drive from Oslo to Gothenburg in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Oslo in October since evenings lows in Gothenburg dip to 6°C. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Gothenburg

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get a sense of history and politics at Christiansborg Slot, take in the waterfront at Nyhavn, admire the landmark architecture of Kastellet, then pause for some photo ops at The Little Mermaid, then stop by Magasin du Nord, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), then learn more about the world around you at Medical Museion, and finally take a stroll through Christiania.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Copenhagen trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Gothenburg to Copenhagen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for Hamburg.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 27:

Hamburg, Germany

— 1 night

Gateway to the World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt.

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You can fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Hamburg sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Hamburg

Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 3 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Frankfurt is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Romer, meet the residents at Zoo Frankfurt, and admire the natural beauty at Palmengarten.

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

Fly from Hamburg to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Keep things going the next day: visit The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then examine the collection at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Frankfurt to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:

Brussels, Belgium

— 2 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, and finally appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Brussels takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Place de la Concorde, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning site.

Take a train from Brussels to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Câmara Municipal, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). And it doesn't end there: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, wander the streets of Alfama, and snap pictures at Vasco da Gama Bridge.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Lisbon trip maker.

Getting from Paris to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in November: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 6 — 9:

Madrid, Spain

— 1 night

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid and then steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Madrid trip maker.

You can fly from Lisbon to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Madrid is 1 hour. In November, Madrid is a bit cooler than Lisbon - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Nov 9 — 11:

Barcelona, Spain

— 1 night

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona vacation site.

You can fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Madrid in November: high temperatures in Barcelona hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Zurich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Chapel Bridge, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in November; daily highs in Zurich reach 10°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, then get your bearings at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, and finally take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Milan tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Zurich in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Milan: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Milan

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 17:

Rome, Italy

— 1 night

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Milan to Rome by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milan in November: highs in Rome hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 9°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 17 — 19:

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Plaka, then get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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Traveling by flight from Rome to Athens takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Traveling from Rome in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Athens. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:

Budapest, Hungary

— 1 night

Pearl of the Danube

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.
For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip app.

Fly from Athens to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Budapest due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Athens in November; daily highs in Budapest reach 11°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:

Warsaw, Poland

— 3 nights

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Warsaw is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, take in panoramic vistas at Palace of Culture and Science, and get engrossed in the history at Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Warsaw driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Warsaw takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Budapest, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Warsaw, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Vilnius.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:

Vilnius, Lithuania

— 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

Get out of town with these interesting Vilnius side-trips: Trakai (Church of Nativity of Most Holy Mother of God & Trakai Island Castle Museum). Explore Vilnius further: examine the collection at KGB Museum (Genocido Auku Muziejus), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anne's Church, stop by Uzupis, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Gate of Dawn.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius day trip tool.

You can fly from Warsaw to Vilnius in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Vilnius is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Vilnius

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:

Lithuania travel guide

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Characterized by the majestic Baltic coastline and adjacent white sands, Lithuania boasts lush green forests, hidden lakes, and coastal wetlands. A nation with a turbulent history, Lithuania houses the remains of a former nuclear site and the remnants of defenses used to strengthen the frontier of the Tsarist empire. At the same time, it pays homage to its national heroes, honored in sculpture parks and museums throughout the country. Today, Lithuania boasts a thriving musical, cultural, and visual arts scene, hosting a range of festivals and concerts year-round.