57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Cannes, France
— 1 night
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Andon, France
— 1 night
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Menton, France
— 3 nights
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly to Munich, Train to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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 2nd (Tue): visit Campo del Ghetto, visit Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, then get a taste of the local shopping with Segni nel Tempo antiquarian bookshop, and finally take a stroll through Dorsoduro. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally look for gifts at The Merchant of Venice - San Fantin.

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

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Venice is an approximately 10-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, expect Venice to be colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at M.G. Design and Mercato Centrale. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in the exciting artwork at Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In February in Florence, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Wineries

Side Trip

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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Pantheon and Vatican Museums are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Colle del Gianicolo and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, take a stroll through Via Condotti, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and visit Trastevere.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip builder site.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in February, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Get some cultural insight at Louvre Museum and Eiffel Tower. Do your shopping at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, wander the streets of Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

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You can fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Rome in February: high temperatures in Paris hover around 9°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Groeningemuseum and Belgian Comic Strip Center. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brussels: Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan & Historic Centre of Brugge). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Atomium, and pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels trip builder website.

You can take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Brussels, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum capture your imagination. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Scheveningen Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Get in touch with nature at Alpine Joe - Mountain Hiking Guide and Kahlenberg. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Haus der Musik Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Karlskirche, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Vienna takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February in Vienna, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 20 — 24:

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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Fisherman's Bastion and Koller Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Central Market Hall or Vaci Street. Next up on the itinerary: boost your wellbeing at a local thermal spa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Feb 24 — 28:

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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 1st (Mon), get curious at Deutsches Museum and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Viktualienmarkt. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at BMW Museum, then see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Munich journey builder app.

You can fly from Budapest to Munich in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks
Find places to stay Feb 28 — Mar 2:

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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 3rd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, visit Potsdamer Platz, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then take in the exciting artwork at OPEN WALLS Gallery, then take in the exciting artwork at Klassenfeind Gallery, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Sammlung Hoffman.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Berlin travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Cannes, France

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and then wander the streets of La Croisette. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Lérins Islands and then wander the streets of Le Suquet.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cannes trip builder tool.

You can fly from Berlin to Cannes in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Andon.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 5 — 6:

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Andon, France

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Station de Ski L'Audibergue.

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You can drive from Cannes to Andon in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Menton.

Things to do in Andon

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 6 — 7:
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Menton, France

Pearl of France

Known for its own microclimate that is generally milder than the rest of the French Riviera, Menton is located very close to the border with Italy, whose influence is visible in the architecture and customs of the city.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise, hike along Saint Jean-Cap-Ferrat Hike, then steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, try to win big at Casino Barriere de Menton, then enjoy the sand and surf at Promenade du Soleil, then stop by Au Pays du Citron, and finally pick up some local products at Marche des Halles de Menton.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Menton online vacation planner.

Drive from Andon to Menton in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Menton

Outdoors · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Zermatt, Switzerland

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Escape the urban bustle at The Matterhorn and Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, stop by Laderach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Trockener Steg, and cast your line with Fly Fish Zermatt.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip website.

Traveling by car from Menton to Zermatt takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors · Tours · Winter Sports · Classes
Find places to stay Mar 10 — 12:

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Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at French Church, take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then engage your brain at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center), and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Jungfraujoch and then take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Interlaken travel route builder tool.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Tours · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 12 — 14:

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Get in touch with nature at Lake Zurich and Uetliberg Mountain. Step out of Zurich to go to Winterthur and see Villa Flora Winterthur, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, look for gifts at CIRCLE - The Sustainable Shop, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, use the Zurich online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March in Zurich, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 14 — 17:

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 18th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Residenzgalerie Salzburg, get engrossed in the history at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, then take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, and finally make a trip to Stiegl-Brauwelt. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, get engrossed in the history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, then admire the masterpieces at DomQuartier Salzburg, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Salzburg day trip planning website.

Getting from Zurich to Salzburg by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March in Salzburg, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 17 — 19:

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Innsbruck, Austria

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Swarovski Kristallwelten and Altstadt von Innsbruck. You'll explore and learn at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck and The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl). Explore Innsbruck's surroundings by going to Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld), St. Anton (in St. Anton am Arlberg) and Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump and take in panoramic vistas at Town Tower (Stadtturm).

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Innsbruck driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Innsbruck takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Museums · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 19 — 22:

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London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then stop by A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd, then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and finally make a trip to Harrods. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, shop like a local with Covent Garden, and then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the London tour builder site.

You can fly from Innsbruck to London in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Innsbruck to London due to the time zone difference. March in London sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Athens of the North

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Castlehill Whiskyfor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Old Town. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, go on a hair-raising tour with a ghost and vampire tour, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Edinburgh travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Edinburgh can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Mar 24 — 28:

France travel guide

4.2
Architectural Buildings · Art Museums · Landmarks
France has been the world's most popular tourist destination for decades, and geographically, it is one of the most diverse countries in Europe. Its cities are holiday hot spots and contain some of the greatest treasures in Europe, its countryside is prosperous and well tended, and it boasts dozens of major tourist attractions, like Paris, the French Riviera, the Atlantic beaches, the winter sport resorts of the French Alps, as well as the castles of the Loire Valley, Brittany, and Normandy. The country is renowned for its gastronomy, particularly wines and cheeses, as well as its history, culture, and fashion industry.

You'll find that the French people are very polite and may react coldly to you if you forget this. You might be surprised as you're greeted by other customers and the proprieter when you walk into a restaurant or a shop. Be sure to take your sightseeing off the beaten path in France. Besides the famous Eiffel Tower and the chic resorts of the Côte d'Azur (French Riviera) you'll find many places to visit in the form of museums filled with fine art, crafts, and archaeological relics, wonderful medieval villages and castles, diverse national parks, and local shopping direct from artisans themselves.

Whether you're touring the Christmas Markets or going skiing during winter, viewing the springtime influx of color in Provence, sunbathing on the Mediterranean coast in the summer, or watching the fall foliage against the backdrop of the châteaux in the Loire Valley, you're sure to find just the right place to be. Spring is a time when the tourist attractions are just starting to expand their hours, but it may still be cold in the mountainous regions and the north. Summer is the busiest time in France with the longest hours for many museums and attractions, but it's often when you will experience the most crowds. Winter in France is filled with winter carnivals, Christmas Markets, and of course, skiing. Fall is a time to celebrate the release of Beaujolais nouveau wine in November, as well as experience Nuit Blanche, a day in October when major attractions, museums, galleries, parks, and swimming pools remain open all night.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

United Kingdom travel guide

4.3
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Castles
Home to an impressive 25 World Heritage sites, the United Kingdom, which includes England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, has hundreds of museums to explore, thousands of parks and gardens to stroll through, and tens of thousands of communities to discover. From Land’s End in the south to John O’Groats in the north, the country is packed with tourist attractions that can fill a range of itineraries. With nearly 30 million tourists visiting every year, the UK is ranked among the top ten holiday destinations in the world. Known for its royalty, this country also represents a diverse patchwork of native and immigrant cultures. Although Britannia no longer rules the waves, it possesses a captivating history and a dynamic modern culture, both of which remain hugely influential on the rest of the world.