44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
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Gijon, Spain
— 8 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 11th (Mon), browse the fresh offerings at Mercado de San Antón.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Madrid day trip site.

If you are flying in from Colombia, the closest major aiport is Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Mon) before leaving for Gijon.
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Gijon, Spain — 8 nights

Gijón, or '' is the largest city and municipality in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museo de la Mina de Arnao and Archaeological Museum of Asturias. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cabo Busto and Playa de San Lorenzo. Venture out of the city with trips to Iglesia de Santa Maria de Luanco (in Luanco), Cudillero (Cabo Vidio & Lighthouse Cabo Vidio) and Oviedo (Museo de Bellas Artes de Asturias, Casco Antiguo, &more). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Salinas, take a stroll through Barrio de Cimadevilla, head outdoors with Isabel la Catolica Paark, and examine the collection at Museo y Circuito Fernando Alonso.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Gijon trip planner.

You can fly from Madrid to Gijon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Gijon: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 18°C at night. On the 19th (Tue), you'll travel to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Louvre Museum. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Memorial De La Shoah capture your imagination. Visit Eiffel Tower and Champs-Elysees for their historical value. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Fontaine Saint-Sulpice, examine the collection at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and get engrossed in the history at Musee de Montmartre.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Paris itinerary planner.

You can fly from Gijon to Paris in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Gijon in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, admire the striking features of Groot Begijnhof, then admire the striking features of Town Hall (Stadhuis), then get to know the fascinating history of Mont des Arts, and finally make a trip to Grand Place.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels online travel route planner.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Brussels are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.
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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, contemplate the waterfront views at Herengracht, then examine the collection at Anne Frank House, and finally wander the streets of The Jordaan.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Amsterdam using our trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Amsterdam by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. July in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can fly 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 28th (Thu): examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Wannsee, then contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, and finally admire the natural beauty at Potsdam's Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Mall of Berlin, then wander the streets of Mitte, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Camera Work.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin road trip website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 3 nights

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Visit Schloss Rapperswil and Limmatquai for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Glacier Garden Lucerne (Gletschergarten) and The Rosengart Collection. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Hofkirche & The Nine Towers) and Wooden Bridge from Rapperswil to Hurden (in Rapperswil). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Zoological Museum, stop by Lindt Factory Outlet Kilchberg, and take a stroll through Niederdorf.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, then stroll the grounds of Vatican Necropolis, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri, admire the striking features of Villa Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, have fun and explore at Welcome To Rome, then pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and finally delve into the distant past at Mercati di Traiano - Museo dei Fori Imperiali.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in August, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 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.
Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral and Ringstrasse for their historical value. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Hofburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, admire the landmark architecture of Kaisergruft, and wander the streets of Graben and Kohlmarkt.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Rome in August, expect Vienna to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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.
Head to Gallery of Steel Figures and Narodni Galerie Prahafor some retail therapy. Lobkowicz Palace and Speculum Alchemiae Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and stroll through The Vrtba Garden.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Prague vacation builder site.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Helsinki.
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Helsinki, Finland — 4 nights

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Helsinki Cathedral and Temppeliaukio Church. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kamppi Chapel of Silence, get engrossed in the history at The National Museum of Finland, see the interesting displays at Mannerheim Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Luonnontieteellinen Museo).

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Helsinki trip maker website.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Helsinki takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Prague in August, expect nights in Helsinki to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can 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.
Get some historical perspective at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Sukiennice (Cloth Hall). Let the collections at Rynek (Old Square) Underground and Lost Souls Alley capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bazylika i Klasztor Franciszkanow, steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa - Barbakan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Corpus Christi Church (Kosciol Bozego Ciala).

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Krakow online travel route builder.

Getting from Helsinki to Krakow by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Helsinki to Krakow. When traveling from Helsinki in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Krakow: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to fly to Budapest.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, then steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), test the waters at Széchenyi Thermal Bath, then cool off at Palatinus Strandfürdő, and finally step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip maker.

Fly from Krakow to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Budapest sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 3 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
You'll explore and learn at MATI Art Gallery and Mnemossyne Gallery. Get some cultural insight at Castelli of Pyrgos and Domaine Sigalas. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Monolithos Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Orthodox Metropolitan Cathedral, make a trip to Three Bells of Fira, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ekklisia Panagia Platsani.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Fira road trip tool.

You can fly from Budapest to Fira in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Fira is 1 hour. Traveling from Budapest in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Fira, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas, explore the galleries of Casa Vicens, then make a trip to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, wander the streets of Ciutat Vella, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, then shop like a local with La Boqueria, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Carre d'Artistes.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder tool.

You can fly from Fira to Barcelona in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In August in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 25°C at night.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Austria travel guide

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Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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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.
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