44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Dublin, Ireland
— 7 nights
2
Hamburg, Germany
— 5 nights
3
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
5
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
6
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
7
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
8
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
9
Paris, France
— 6 nights
10
Lyon, France
— 3 nights
11
Toulouse, France
— 6 nights
12
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
13
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— Few hours

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Dublin side-trips: Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden, Kilkenny Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, walk around St Stephens Green, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin tour itinerary maker tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. On the 8th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 8:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

5
nights
Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Hamburg is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, explore the activities along Port of Hamburg, and get to know the resident critters at Tierpark Hagenbeck.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hamburg day trip app.

You can fly from Dublin to Hamburg in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Hamburg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Tierpark Hagenbeck ©
Tierpark Hagenbeck

3
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, and admire the landmark architecture of Berliner Dom.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Berlin travel route planner.

Take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

3
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Rothenburg (Markusturm and Buttelhaus, Town Walls, &more), Terroir f Volkach (in Volkach) and Bamberg Altstadt (in Bamberg). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, admire the local landmark of Minnesangerbrunnen, don't miss a visit to Hofkirche, and see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Nuremberg trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Nuremberg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Nuremberg are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg, Terroir f Volkach, Bamberg Altstadt
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:
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Kaiserburg Nurnberg ©
Kaiserburg Nurnberg
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Change things up with a short trip to Eisriesenwelt in Werfen (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Nonnberg Convent, and get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Salzburg trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Eisriesenwelt
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 21:
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Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn
Mirabell Palace ©
Mirabell Palace

2
nights
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 22nd (Tue), steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck, get to know the resident critters at Alpenzoo, then see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Stadtpfarrkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dom zu St. Jakob, then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), and finally take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To find out how to plan a trip to Innsbruck, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swarovski Kristallwelten, Stadtpfarrkirche
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 23:
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Swarovski Kristallwelten ©
Swarovski Kristallwelten
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Riffelsee, don't miss a visit to Walk of Climb, stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery, then see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Innsbruck to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Riffelsee ©
Riffelsee

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take a stroll through Old Town, then explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection. On the next day, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, wander the streets of Altstadt Luzern, then take in the views from Chapel Bridge, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Zurich trip planner.

Drive from Zermatt to Zurich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Zurich, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 27:
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
The Rosengart Collection ©
The Rosengart Collection

6
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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Le Marais, appreciate the extensive heritage of Champs-Elysees, and browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation app.

Getting from Zurich to Paris by combination of train, bus, and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Paris are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Versailles
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 4:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
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.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, and explore the ancient world of Théâtre gallo-romain.

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

Traveling by train from Paris to Lyon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Lyon are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Toulouse.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon ©
Museum of Fine Arts of Lyon

6
nights
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Get out of town with these interesting Toulouse side-trips: Albi (Cloitre de la Collegiale Saint Salvy, Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile, &more), Carcassonne Center (Cathar Castles, Chateau Comtal, &more) and Musee Petiet (in Limoux). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Japonais, get curious at Cite de l'espace, and make a trip to Le Capitole.

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

Traveling by flight from Lyon to Toulouse takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Toulouse are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Barcelona.

Things to do in Toulouse

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Carcassonne, Albi, Musee Petiet
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:
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Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile ©
Cathedrale Sainte-Cecile

1
night
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by car from Toulouse to Barcelona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Toulouse in October, Barcelona is a bit warmer at night with lows of 18°C. On the 14th (Wed), you're off to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors · Nightlife · Tours
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): make a trip to Placa de Cort, step into the grandiose world of Castell de Bellver, make a trip to Placa Major Mallorca, then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, and finally don't miss a visit to Passeig des Born.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Palma de Mallorca trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Palma de Mallorca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 15:
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Catedral de Mallorca ©
Catedral de Mallorca
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Passeig des Born ©
Passeig des Born

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