59 days in Europe Itinerary

59 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe journey planner

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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly to Dusseldorf, Train to Frankfurt
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 4 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 4 nights
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Lyon, France
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Brussels, Belgium

— 3 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Rozentuin Coloma and Sonian Forest. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: The Strepy-Thieu Funicular Lift (in Le Roeulx), Schiffshebewerke des belgischen Canal du Centre (in La Louviere) and St Symphorien Military Cemetery (in Mons). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Beguinage, stroll around Middelheimpark, examine the collection at Museum Mayer van den Bergh, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bon-Secours.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary maker app.

Montreal, Canada to Brussels is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Traveling from Montreal to Brussels, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Montreal in June; daily highs in Brussels reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Kaatsheuvel.

Things to do in Brussels

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:

Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands

— 3 nights
Kaatsheuvel is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, situated along highways N261 and N628. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Park Tivoli Berg en Dal and Museumhaven Zeeland. Change things up with these side-trips from Kaatsheuvel: Natuurgebied De Moerputten (in Den Bosch), Cenakel kerk (in Heilig Landstichting) and Kasteel Doornenburg (in Doornenburg). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Rijksmonument Noordhavenpoort, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sint Gertrudiskerk, steep yourself in history at Rijksmonument Latijnse School Nijmegen uit 1544, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kaatsheuvel trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Brussels to Kaatsheuvel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. June in Kaatsheuvel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Kaatsheuvel

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as Botanic Gardens and St. Nicholas Basilica. Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to Het Strand Van Noordwijk Aan Zeedd (in Noordwijk) and De Zoeker Molen (in Zaandam). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Hollandsche Schouwburg, wander the streets of De Hallen Amsterdam, don't miss a visit to Weeping Tower, and contemplate the long history of Montelbaanstoren.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kaatsheuvel to Amsterdam takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 4 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Weilburg Castle and MainAppelHaus Lohrberg Streuobstzentrum e.V.. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Frankfurt: Wetzlar (Wetzlar Cathedral & Historische Altstadt Wetzlar) and Wurzburg (Der Hofgarten & Schloss Veitshöchheim). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Liebfrauen, Frankfurt, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hauptfriedhof, stroll around Lohrpark, and admire the majestic nature at Gruneburgpark.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt trip maker site.

Getting from Amsterdam to Frankfurt by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, you will find days in Frankfurt are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Dresden.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 10 — 15:

Dresden, Germany

— 4 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kuhstall and Winzer Lutz Muller. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dresden: Meissen (Church of Our Lady, Meißen & Historische Altstadt) and Schwedenlocher (in Hohnstein). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Dresden Botanical Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of Coselpalais, take in panoramic vistas at Hausmannsturm, and don't miss a visit to Oberlandesgericht Dresden.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dresden tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Dresden in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. June in Dresden sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:

Berlin, Germany

— 4 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Victory Column (Siegessaule) and Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Wittenberg (Stadtkirche & Hundertwasserschule) and Neuer Garten (in Potsdam). The adventure continues: stroll around Tempelhofer Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfaueninsel, take some stellar pictures from Mauerpark, and learn about all things military at Allied Museum (Alliierten Museum).

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Dresden to Berlin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can fly to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:

Krakow, Poland

— 4 nights

Slavic Rome

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 discover tucked-away gems like JCC Krakow and Bazylika św. Floriana w Krakowie. Change things up with these side-trips from Krakow: Jezioro Paprocanskie (in Tychy), Radiostacja Gliwice (in Gliwice) and Ogrody Kapias (in Goczalkowice-Zdroj). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Botanical Garden of the Jagiellonian University, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Lord's Transfiguration Church, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and appreciate the history behind Pomnik Psa Dzoka.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Krakow are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Krakow

Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:

Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 4 nights
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Trebon Castle Park and The Castle Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Cesky Krumlov: Holasovice (in Ceske Budejovice) and Schwarzenberska Hrobka (in Domanin). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Black tower, steep yourself in history at Latran houses, see the interesting displays at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, and ponder the design of Samson's Fountain.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Krakow to Cesky Krumlov takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Cesky Krumlov can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:

Vienna, Austria

— 4 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Doblhoff Park and St. Marx Cemetery. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Wachau Valley (in Joching), Durnstein (Burgruine Duernstein & Stift Durnstein) and Piaristenkirche (in Krems an der Donau). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Haydnhaus, don't miss a visit to Neptunbrunnen, take an in-depth tour of Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, and stroll around Kurpark.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Vienna are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:

Budapest, Hungary

— 2 nights

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace of Godollo, join the crowd at Hungaroring, then walk around II. Janos Pal papa Square, and finally ponder the design of Fountain of King Matthias.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Spas · Baths · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 7:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Balonarski Center Barje and Old Town Centre of Radovljica. Take a break from Ljubljana with a short trip to Mala Osojnica in Bled, about 50 minutes away. Dedicate the 11th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and don't miss a visit to Gornji Trg.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Ljubljana trip website.

Drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. July in Ljubljana sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Tours · Outdoors · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 7 — 11:

Venice, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Romance

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ca' Zenobio degli Armeni and San Polo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Caorle (Duomo Santo Stefano, Scogliera Viva, &more). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Giorgio dei Greci, and head off the coast to Giudecca.

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

Getting from Ljubljana to Venice by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Ljubljana in July, with highs in Venice at 36°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 11 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Aero Club Monte Cornizzolo and Armani Silos. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Abbazia di San Pietro al Monte (in Civate) and Air Emotions (in Bergamo). There's lots more to do: see La Casa Maledetta, see the interesting displays at Casa Milan, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cripta di San Giovanni, and head outdoors with Piscina Cozzi.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milan itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Milan takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Milan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Milan

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 18:

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Kornmarkt. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Nine Towers, examine the collection at Bourbaki Panorama, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Lucerne online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Milan to Lucerne takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Milan in July: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Paris.

Things to do in Lucerne

Historic Sites · Museums · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 21:

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parc du Champ de Mars and Memorial De La Shoah. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, admire the striking features of Eglise St-Germain l'Auxerrois, snap pictures at Pont-Neuf, and admire the sheer force of La Grande Cascade.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

You can fly from Lucerne to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. July in Paris sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:

Lyon, France

— 3 nights

Culinary Capital of France

Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Pont Raymond Barre. Venture out of the city with trips to Les Grottes de La Balme (in La Balme-les-Grottes), Chambéry Cathedral (in Chambery) and Parasailing & Paragliding (in Aix-les-Bains). There's still lots to do: indulge your taste buds at Marche de la Croix-Rousse, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint Georges, take an in-depth tour of Memorial National de la Prison de Montluc, and make a trip to Musee d'Histoire de Lyon.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lyon vacation planning app.

Fly from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Lyon, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lyon

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bogatell Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Barcelona road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Barcelona takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Lyon in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Transportation
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:

The Netherlands travel guide

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Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Poland travel guide

4.6
A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.

Czech Republic travel guide

4.3
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.

Austria travel guide

4.5
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.

Slovenia travel guide

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Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

4.7
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.