36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Drive:  2 h 15 min
1
Ghent, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Nancy, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
4
Colmar, France
— Few hours
Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Davos, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Chur, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
7
Tirano, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
8
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
9
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Hallstatt, Austria
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
11
Bamberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 30 min
12
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
13
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
14
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
15
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Vienna, Austria

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Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, then take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Walplein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum and then steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of Brugge.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Ghent day trip site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Ghent is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Bruges
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Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City ©
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luxembourg City: Vianden (Trinitarian Church, Vianden Castle, &more) and MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire (in Diekirch). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), make a trip to Barrio Grund, stroll the grounds of Luxembourg American Cemetery Memorial, and appreciate the history behind Monument du Souvenir - 'Gelle Fra'.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxembourg City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ghent to Luxembourg City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Luxembourg City, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nancy.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Vianden, MNHM Musee National d'Histoire Militaire
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Vianden Castle ©
Vianden Castle
Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal) ©
Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) ©

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Nancy, France

Nancy ©
Crossed by the Canal de la Marne au Rhin, Nancy has many small boats and péniches (barges) that navigate the canal waterways, giving you a fantastic vantage point of the city's historical architecture from the water.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy, contemplate the long history of Eglise des Cordeliers, then stroll around Parc de la Pepiniere, and finally make a trip to Place Stanislas. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Nancy, then admire the striking features of Œuvre de la cathédrale, and then examine the collection at Centre Pompidou-Metz.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Nancy trip planning website.

Drive from Luxembourg City to Nancy in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luxembourg City in April: highs in Nancy hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Nancy

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Metz
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Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy ©
Musee de l'Ecole de Nancy
Place Stanislas ©
Place Stanislas
Œuvre de la cathédrale
Œuvre de la cathédrale

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Colmar, France

Colmar ©
Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
On the 13th (Tue), make a trip to Vieille ville d'Eguisheim and then don't miss a visit to Old Town.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Colmar online holiday planner.

Getting from Nancy to Colmar by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. April in Colmar sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Davos.
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim ©
Vieille ville d'Eguisheim

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nights
Davos, Switzerland

Davos ©
On the 14th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Kirchner Museum Davos, hit the slopes at Davos Klosters Ski Resort, explore the different monuments and memorials at Kirche St. Johann, then get outside with Jacobshorn, and finally cool off at Eau-la-la.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Davos trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Colmar to Davos by car takes about 3.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Colmar in April: high temperatures in Davos hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Chur.

Things to do in Davos

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Lake Davos ©
Lake Davos
Jacobshorn ©
Jacobshorn
Kirche St. Johann ©
Kirche St. Johann

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nights
Chur, Switzerland

Chur ©
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Explore Chur's surroundings by going to St Mauritius Church (in Appenzell) and St. Gallen (St. Laurenzen, Stiftsbibliothek, &more). There's still lots to do: partake in some friendly competition at Das Magische Portal, wander the streets of Old Town Chur, admire the landmark architecture of Personalfonds Rhätische Bahn, and admire the masterpieces at Bundner Kunstmuseum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chur day trip planning website.

You can drive from Davos to Chur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Tirano.

Things to do in Chur

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

St. Gallen, St Mauritius Church, St. Leonhard Kapelle
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Chur-Brambruesch ©
Chur-Brambruesch
St Mauritius Church ©
St Mauritius Church
Stiftsbibliothek ©
Stiftsbibliothek

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Tirano, Italy

Tirano ©
Tirano is a town in Valtellina, located in the province of Sondrio in northern Italy. Change things up with these side-trips from Tirano: Torri di Fraele (in Valdidentro), Minimarket Ginetto (in Santa Caterina) and Bormio (Stelvio Pass, Centro Storico, &more). Next up on the itinerary: walk around Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Parrocchia SS. Pietro e Paolo, and learn about winemaking at Plozza Vini Tirano.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tirano road trip site.

You can drive from Chur to Tirano in 3 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tirano are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Tirano

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bormio, Torri di Fraele, Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio, Minimarket Ginetto, Parrocchia SS. Pietro e Paolo
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Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano ©
Santuario della Beata Vergine di Tirano
Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio ©
Parco delle Incisioni Rupestri di Grosio
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, then take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm), and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. On the next day, ponder the world of politics at Congress innsbruck, meet the residents at Alpenzoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then get to know the fascinating history of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Georgskapelle, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spitalskirche.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Innsbruck travel route planner.

Drive from Tirano to Innsbruck in 4 hours. When traveling from Tirano in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Innsbruck, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Alpenzoo ©
Alpenzoo
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck ©
Schloss Ambras Innsbruck

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mirabell Palace, browse the exhibits of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), appreciate the history behind Caldera Sculpture, then admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and finally step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, see the interesting displays at Salzburg Museum, take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, then shop like a local with Getreidegasse, and finally examine the collection at Red Bull Hangar-7.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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night
Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 25th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Central Square Marktplatz, go deep underground at Salzwelten, and then make a trip to Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick". On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Old Town.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hallstatt tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bamberg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Salzwelten ©
Salzwelten
Hallstatt Skywalk ©
Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick"

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Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
On the 27th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, then examine the collection at Alte Hofhaltung, and finally contemplate the long history of Altes Rathaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Klein Venedig, then contemplate the long history of Neue Residenz Bamberg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bamberg trip builder site.

Getting from Hallstatt to Bamberg by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In April in Bamberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus
Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Castle, Bled Island, &more), Zipline (in Bovec) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's lots more to do: visit Ljubljana Old Town, wander the streets of Metelkova, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana tour itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bamberg to Ljubljana. In April in Ljubljana, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Bled, Zipline, Vintgar Gorge
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Zipline
Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): walk around Marjan Park, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, then appreciate the history behind Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Roko. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Old Split, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then look for gifts at Break Time Outlet Store & Atelier.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Split day trip planning website.

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Ljubljana to Split in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Ljubljana in May since evenings lows in Split dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Off-Road Tours

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Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
On the 5th (Wed), make a trip to Atelier Abel, enjoy breathtaking views from Zakerja Tower, look for gifts at Kasiopea, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then learn about winemaking at Lovric Winery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Ethnographic collection Barilo. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Treasury Museum, make a trip to Korcula Old City, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, then examine the collection at House of Marco Polo, and finally take an in-depth tour of Korcula Town Museum.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Korcula Town vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Split to Korcula Town in 4.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Museums Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Lovric Winery
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Bishop's Treasury Museum ©
Bishop's Treasury Museum
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery

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Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Change things up with a short trip to Cavtat Old Town in Cavtat (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Dubrovnik City Walls, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and don't miss a visit to Pile Gate.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dubrovnik online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cavtat Old Town
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Lokrum Island ©
Lokrum Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

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