15 days in Europe Itinerary

15 days in Europe Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 day
2
Heidelberg, Germany
— 1 night
3
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 1 night
4
Murren, Switzerland
— 1 night
5
Schwangau, Germany
— 1 night
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Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
7
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
8
Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
9
Oswiecim, Poland
— 2 nights
10
Bayeux, France
— 1 night

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Frankfurt day trip planning app.

Charlotte, USA to Frankfurt is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in May: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 22nd (Fri), you're off to Heidelberg.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Historic Sites Nightlife Museums
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Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Elizabeth Gate, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Heidelberg, take a stroll through Altstadt (Old Town), thensteep yourself in history at Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), and finally get outside with Philosopher’s Walk.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Heidelberg driving holiday planning website.

You can drive from Frankfurt to Heidelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Heidelberg when traveling from Frankfurt in May, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Outdoors Trails
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Philosopher’s Walk ©
Philosopher’s Walk
Altstadt (Old Town) ©
Altstadt (Old Town)

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Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in the views from Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Markuskirche, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus.

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

Traveling by car from Heidelberg to Lucerne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Heidelberg in May, Lucerne is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Murren.

Things to do in Lucerne

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

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Murren, Switzerland

Murren ©
With a population of just 450 people, Murren brings to life an authentic Swiss mountain village.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of Fame - Schilthorn, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Allmendhubel.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Murren road trip planning site.

Drive from Lucerne to Murren in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Schwangau.

Things to do in Murren

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Kleine Scheidegg ©
Kleine Scheidegg

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Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
On the 26th (Tue), step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hohenschwangau, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Neuschwanstein, thenexplore the activities along Forggensee, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Tegelberg.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Schwangau online tour itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Murren to Schwangau with the Route module. In May, daytime highs in Schwangau are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Schwangau

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Schloss Hohenschwangau
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Mount Tegelberg ©
Mount Tegelberg

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Berchtesgaden, Germany

Berchtesgaden ©
Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
On the 27th (Wed), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden, get great views at The Eagle's Nest, and then step into the grandiose world of Schloss Berchtesgaden.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Berchtesgaden day trip planner.

Drive from Schwangau to Berchtesgaden in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites
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The Eagle's Nest ©
The Eagle's Nest
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden ©
Salzbergwerk Berchtesgaden
Schloss Berchtesgaden ©
Schloss Berchtesgaden

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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Find out how to plan Hallstatt trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Hallstatt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"
Central Square Marktplatz ©
Central Square Marktplatz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May in Salzburg, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Oswiecim.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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Oswiecim, Poland

Oswiecim ©
Known to most by its German name Auschwitz, the modestly sized city of Oswiecim sits at the foot of the Jura Mountains, just 50 km (30 mi) west of Krakow.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oswiecim: Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie (in Pszczyna), The Historical Museum in Bielsko-Biala Falatowka (in Bielsko-Biala) and Family Home of John Paul II (in Wadowice). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, get to know the fascinating history of Main Market Square, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, and walk around Planty Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Oswiecim travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Oswiecim in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Oswiecim

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie, The Historical Museum in Bielsko-Biala Falatowka, Family Home of John Paul II
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Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
Planty Park ©
Planty Park
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Pszczynie

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Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thentake an in-depth tour of Musee Baron Gerard, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot. On your second day here, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bayeux attractions planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Oswiecim to Bayeux takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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