43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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43 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Paris, France
1
Paris, France
— 13 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
5
Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
6
Rotterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
7
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
End: Venice, Italy

13
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Paris Plage and Île de la Cité. Champs-Elysees and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Versailles (Palace of Versailles, The Trianons & The Hamlet, & more), Giverny (Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny & Fondation Claude Monet) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). Have a day of magic on the 29th (Fri) at Disneyland Park. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, shop like a local with Le Marais, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Dôme Sacre Coeur.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Paris custom trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Paris. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Giverny, Chartres Cathedral, Les Andelys, Disneyland Paris
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Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

7
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore and learn at Natural History Museum and Apsley House. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at West Wittering Beach and Bosham Quay. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay) and The Hawking Centre (in Doddington). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at British Museum, explore the wide array of goods at Harrods, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In October in London, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Imperial Bird of Prey Academy, West Wittering Beach, The Hawking Centre, Bosham Quay
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

6
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
We've included these beaches for you: Seapoint Beach and Dollymount Strand. Visiting Sandymount Strand and Portmarnock Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Wicklow Mountains National Park (in Glendalough Village), Castlecomer Discovery Park (in Castlecomer) and Kilkenny Castle (in Kilkenny). There's much more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, take a stroll through Grafton Street, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and take in the exciting artwork at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dublin travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Dublin

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Wicklow Mountains National Park, Portmarnock Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
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 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Manneken Pis, look for gifts at Pierre Marcolini, look for gifts at Mary Chocolatier, then steep yourself in history at Grand Place, and finally take a stroll through Place St. Gery. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Etangs d'Ixelles, then take a stroll through Avenue Louise, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum, and finally stop by Délices & Caprices.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Dublin to Brussels in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Dublin to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Brussels sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)
Place St. Gery ©
Place St. Gery

2
nights
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by Pierre Marcolini, look for gifts at GERETTI Jewellery & Diamonds, then wander the streets of Meir, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady, and finally don't miss a visit to Grote Markt van Antwerpen. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Museum aan de Stroom, stop by Fashion Jewelry, look for gifts at Peter Poussenier, then take a stroll through Zurenborg, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Koninck - Antwerp City Brewery.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Antwerp itinerary builder.

Drive from Brussels to Antwerp in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Pierre Marcolini ©
Pierre Marcolini
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom ©
MAS - Museum aan de Stroom
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

2
nights
Rotterdam, Holland

Rotterdam ©
Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get interesting insight from Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw, then explore the world behind art at Mauritshuis, then take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, and finally find something for the whole family at Madurodam. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at De Blauwe Tulp, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Church, then examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, then delve into the lush surroundings at Haagse Bos, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Rotterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. October in Rotterdam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Delft, The Hague
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Madurodam ©
Madurodam
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Old Church ©
Old Church

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Do your shopping at Leidseplein and De Negen Straatjes ('9 Little Streets'). Museum-lovers will appreciate Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see Zandvoort aan Zee in Zandvoort, approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam travel planner.

Traveling by train from Rotterdam to Amsterdam takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
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 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Pergamonmuseum, stop by Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus, then look for gifts at bob – boxoffberlin, and finally wander the streets of Friedrichstrasse. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tegeler See.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin itinerary builder.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) ©
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam)
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

2
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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 25th (Wed), admire the striking features of Asam's Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter's Church, and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Biergarten Viktualienmarkt.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Berlin to Munich in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Munich

Shopping Museums Parks
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Viktualienmarkt ©
Viktualienmarkt
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Visit St. Mark's Square and San Giorgio Maggiore for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gallerie dell'Accademia and St Mark's Campanile. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Munich to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In October, Venice is somewhat warmer than Munich - with highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

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