44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 7 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 day
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 2 nights
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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
Train to Krakow Glowny, Bus to Budapest
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Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Bus to Split, Bus to Kotor
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Kotor, Montenegro
— 1 day
Bus to Thessaloniki, Train to Athens
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Athens, Greece
— 1 night
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 6 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal

— 7 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 (Praia da ursa, Quinta da Regaleira, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, make a trip to Belém Tower, and shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lisbon online itinerary planner.

Seoul, South Korea to Lisbon is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Lisbon is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in September: highs in Lisbon hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 24:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

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.
Barcelona is known for historic sites, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, stroll around Parc Guell, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planning site.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:

Paris, France

— 3 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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Paris in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:

London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the London visit planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can fly to Geneva.

Things to do in London

Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:

Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Palais des Nations, Genève, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Geneva trip planner.

You can fly from London to Geneva in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Rome.

Things to do in Geneva

Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Rome trip tool.

You can fly from Geneva to Rome in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in October; daily highs in Rome reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 day

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, admire the striking features of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Salzburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Salzburg is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

Munich, Germany

— 1 night

Village of a Million People

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 8th (Fri), make a trip to Marienplatz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and then walk around English Garden.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Munich online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Dancing House, make a trip to Vaclavske namEsti, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, then get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague tour app.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin road trip app.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek and then take a stroll through Christiania. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): browse the exhibits of National Museum of Denmark, explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, appreciate the history behind The Little Mermaid, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken), and finally take in the waterfront at Nyhavn.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Copenhagen online travel planner.

Fly from Berlin to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to fly to Warsaw.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:

Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, then pause for some photo ops at Pomnik Bohaterów Getta, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anne's Church (Kosciol Swietej Anny).

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw journey tool.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Warsaw in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Copenhagen in October, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Warsaw. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Warsaw

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:

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.
On the 16th (Sat), test the waters at a local thermal spa, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), then get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and finally don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank. On the next day, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, make a trip to Heroes' Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, then admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, and finally make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Warsaw to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Warsaw in October, you will find days in Budapest are a bit warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

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

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
On the 18th (Mon), admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stop by Take Me Home, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and then make a trip to Tkalciceva.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zagreb trip builder site.

You can drive from Budapest to Zagreb in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Zagreb are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Kotor.

Things to do in Zagreb

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

Kotor, Montenegro

— 1 day

Bride of the Adriatic Sea

Perched on the edge of a fjord-like bay rimmed by rugged mountains, Kotor grew around a medieval settlement purposely built like a maze.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nikola Church and then contemplate the waterfront views at Bay of Kotor.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Kotor trip planner.

You can fly from Zagreb to Kotor in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Zagreb in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kotor: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Athens.

Things to do in Kotor

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 20:

Athens, Greece

— 1 night

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, then don't miss a visit to Plateia Syntagmatos, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally admire the striking features of The Academy of Athens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planning tool.

Fly from Kotor to Athens in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kotor to Athens. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Kotor in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can fly to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 22:

Istanbul, Turkey

— 6 nights

Queen of Cities

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hagia Sophia Mosque, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and explore the world behind art at Chora Museum.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Istanbul trip itinerary site.

Fly from Athens to Istanbul in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay Oct 23 — 29: