42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
2
Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Siena, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Nice, France
— 2 nights
10
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
12
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
13
Bayeux, France
— 2 nights
14
Paris, France
— 4 nights

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Step off the beaten path and head to Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt and Klassikstadt. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stadel Museum and Museum fur Kommunikation. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Galeria Kaufhof Frankfurt An der Hauptwache, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), see the interesting displays at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt, and explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt day trip tool.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Frankfurt is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Ho Chi Minh City in November: high temperatures in Frankfurt hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche) ©
Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche)
Dreikonigskirche ©
Dreikonigskirche

2
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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 23rd (Mon), admire the striking features of Old Town Hall, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Heiliggeistkirche, then get a taste of the local shopping with Kunsthalle Munich, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munich travel route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Munich takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Heiliggeistkirche ©
Heiliggeistkirche
Kunsthalle Munich ©
Kunsthalle Munich

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
On the 25th (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Burggarten and then examine the collection at The Hofburg. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, get a taste of the local shopping with Graben and Kohlmarkt, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip website.

You can drive from Munich to Vienna in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 27:
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
St. Michael's Church ©
St. Michael's Church

2
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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Campo Santa Margherita, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in November; daily highs in Venice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 29:
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Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari ©
Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Piazza del Duomo and Museo Nazionale del Bargello. Family-friendly places like Basilica San Miniato al Monte and Pitti Palace will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to The Baptistery of St. John, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and look for gifts at Tuscany in a Bottle.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Florence trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Siena.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

2
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Siena, Italy

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Casa di Santa Caterina, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella di Piazza, and then take in panoramic vistas at Torre del Mangia. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi Saracini, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Clemente in Santa Maria dei Servi, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Museo di Storia Naturale dell'Accademia dei Fisiocritici.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Siena online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Florence to Siena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daytime highs in Siena are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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Torre del Mangia ©
Torre del Mangia
Cappella di Piazza ©
Cappella di Piazza

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Pantheon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Church of St. Louis of the French. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate the long history of Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, and take an in-depth tour of Welcome to Rome.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip planning website.

Drive from Siena to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 10:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Cupola di San Pietro ©
Cupola di San Pietro
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 10th (Thu), engage your brain at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, then browse the exhibits of Complesso Museale Santa Maria delle Anime del Purgatorio ad Arco, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Gregorio Armeno. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museo delle Torture, then explore the world behind art at Chiesa dei Santi Filippo e Giacomo - Complesso Museale dell'Arte della Seta, then explore the world behind art at Monumental Complex Donnaregina - Diocesan Museum of Naples, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Pio Monte della Misericordia.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Naples visit planning website.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In December, daytime highs in Naples are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 12:
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2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): wander the streets of Vieille Ville and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastère de Cimiez and then walk around Parc du Mont Boron.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nice trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Nice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marseille.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Monastère de Cimiez ©
Monastère de Cimiez

2
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
On the 14th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vincent de Paul Church, and then stop by Maison Empereur. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Pavillon M and then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Laurent.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Marseille visit planner.

Traveling by car from Nice to Marseille takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Nice in December since evenings lows in Marseille dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
St. Vincent de Paul Church ©
St. Vincent de Paul Church
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
Eglise Saint-Laurent ©
Eglise Saint-Laurent

4
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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get some historical perspective at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. Explore hidden gems such as Ciutat Vella and Plaça de Sant Felip Neri. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, get a taste of the local shopping with Mercat Santa Caterina, head outdoors with Bunker del Carmel, and pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Marseille to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. December in Barcelona sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

2
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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rua Augusta and Centro Colombo. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Pavilhao do Conhecimento.

Plan trip to Lisbon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Rua Augusta ©
Rua Augusta

2
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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Normandie Savoir-Faire. Popular historic sites such as Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe and Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Marche Criee en Port-en-Bessin, pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument, and take an in-depth tour of Musee Baron Gerard.

To see ratings and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Lisbon to Bayeux takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Bayeux due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in December, expect Bayeux to be slightly colder, temps between 11°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Marche Criee en Port-en-Bessin, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Normandy American Cemetery, D-Day Monument
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 25:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux ©
Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux

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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.
Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Île de la Cité, get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Paris trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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