29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rethymnon, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly to Rhodes, Bus to Lindos
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Lindos, Greece
— 3 nights
Bus to Rhodes, Fly to Athens
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Fly
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 4 nights
Train to Munich, Fly to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
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Rethymnon, Greece — 2 nights

Rethymnon combines the old-fashioned charm of a small town with proximity to long sandy beaches with all the modern conveniences usually found in big tourist resorts.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Stagakis Cretan Lyra Workshop, then explore the striking landscape at St. Anthony Gorge (Gorge of Patsos), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastery of Arkadi. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Rethymnon Old Town, then steep yourself in history at The Venetian Fortezza, and then experience rural life at Paraschakis Olive Oil - Crete.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rethymnon vacation planner.

Montreal, Canada to Rethymnon is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Rethymnon is 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Montreal in September; daily highs in Rethymnon reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lindos.
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Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:

Lindos, Greece — 3 nights

A medieval settlement on the island of Rhodes, Lindos provides a mix of ancient history and modern attractions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lindos Beach and The Church of the Panagia. Step out of Lindos with an excursion to Gennadi Beach in Gennadi--about 30 minutes away. Spend the 18th (Sun) exploring ancient history at Village of Lindos. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Vliha Bay and tour the pleasant surroundings at Plakia Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lindos vacation maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Rethymnon to Lindos in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Lindos can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Athens.
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Find places to stay Sep 16 — 19:

Athens, Greece — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Lycabettus, then take a stroll through Plaka, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of Hephaestus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lindos to Athens in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Herrenchiemsee New Palace and Hofgarten. Venture out of the city with trips to Schloss Neuschwanstein (in Schwangau) and All Things Garmisch - Day Tours (in Garmisch-Partenkirchen). There's lots more to do: stroll around Theresienwiese, make a trip to Marienplatz, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Munich online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Athens to Munich in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Munich. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Athens in September: highs in Munich hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 4 nights

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Melk Abbey and Ringstrasse. Step out of Vienna with an excursion to Wachau Valley in Joching--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, make a trip to Maria Theresia Denkmal, browse the exhibits of KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip builder app.

Fly from Munich to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.
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Find places to stay Sep 25 — 29:

Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Salzburg Cathedral and Gosauseen. When in Salzburg, make a side trip to see Hallstatter See in Hallstatt, approximately Hallstatt away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, contemplate the long history of Old City Hall (Altes Rathaus), take some stellar pictures from MoenchsbergAufzug, and make a trip to Alter Markt.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg day trip app.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Salzburg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Zurich, then get to know the fascinating history of Limmatquai, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanischer Garten.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Zurich in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zermatt.
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Zermatt, Switzerland — 2 nights

Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, then don't miss a visit to Riffelsee, then take in the views from Furi Suspension Bridge, and finally hike along 5 Lakes Walk. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Gornergrat, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marmot Trail, and then explore the activities along Stellisee.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Zermatt online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Geneva.
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Geneva, Switzerland — 1 night

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): make a trip to Palais des Nations, Genève and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Geneva road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Geneva sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 5 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and El Born. Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Barcelona planner.

You can fly from Geneva to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Geneva - with highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Greece travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Ruins · Nightlife
Few places manage to capture the world's imagination quite like Greece, a land of sun-kissed coastlines, tranquil whitewashed villages, lively seaside towns, and well-preserved ancient sites. One of the world's top tourist destinations since ancient times, the country draws nearly 20 million visitors each year. Athens, the birthplace of Western civilization, continues to attract the biggest crowds and serves as a base for exploring the country and its 227 inhabited islands. Away from its cities, Greece features a picturesque countryside of olive groves, vineyards, and tiny settlements nestled against rolling hills and rugged mountain ranges. Explore the old mainland on foot and discover the islands on a guided boat or ferry tour.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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