30 days in Germany, Italy & Vienna Itinerary

30 days in Germany, Italy & Vienna Itinerary

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Bremen, Germany
— 1 night
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Munster, Germany
— 1 night
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berchtesgaden, Germany
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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La Spezia, Italy
— 1 day
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Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Bremen, Germany

— 1 night

Short-Way City

A rather long and narrow city spread along both sides of the Weser River, Bremen has more than a thousand years of history.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Museen Boettcherstrasse, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Bremen, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), and finally take an in-depth tour of Bremer Geschichtenhaus.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bremen online driving holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Bremen is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Montreal to Bremen due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Montreal in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Bremen. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Munster.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites
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Munster, Germany

— 1 night
On the 30th (Fri), walk around Muhlenteich, learn about all things military at Erinnerungsstatte Luftbrucke Berlin, and then stroll the grounds of Becklingen War Cemetery.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Munster trip builder site.

Drive from Bremen to Munster in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Hamburg.

Things to do in Munster

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Hamburg, Germany

— 2 nights

Gateway to the World

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): browse the exhibits of Miniatur Wunderland, examine the collection at International Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. On the next day, contemplate the long history of St Nikolai Memorial, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hamburg History, then see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hamburg trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Munster to Hamburg in an hour. In July in Hamburg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites
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Berlin, Germany

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, then explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Berlin tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dresden.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

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Dresden, Germany

— 2 nights

Florence of the North

Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Dresden Zwinger, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Procession of Princes, then see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and then get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace (Residenzschloss).

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Drive from Berlin to Dresden in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dresden can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums · Historic Sites
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Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then contemplate the long history of Asamkirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Munich driving holiday planner.

Fly from Dresden to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Berchtesgaden, Germany

— 1 night

Germany's Mountain Gem

Bordered on three sides by Austria, Berchtesgaden is encircled by snow-capped mountain peaks that offer sweeping views of the entire region.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg, trek along Der Carl von Linde Weg, then steep yourself in history at The Eagle's Nest, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Bartholomew's Church.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Berchtesgaden road trip planning website.

You can drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kaisergruft. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, and then explore the engaging exhibits at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Vienna online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Berchtesgaden to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can fly to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
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Venice, Italy

— 3 nights

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.
Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace will appeal to history buffs. Centro Storico di Venezia and Dorsoduro are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, pause for some serene contemplation at San Giorgio Maggiore, make a trip to Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Venice by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in August, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Bologna, Italy

— 2 nights

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Pietro, get engrossed in the history at La Macchina del Tempo, and then examine the collection at International museum and library of music. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then steep yourself in history at Piazza Santo Stefano, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bologna itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Venice to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 13 — 15:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo. Appreciate the collections at Museo del Novecento and Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci. When in Milan, make a side trip to see Piazza Ducale in Vigevano, approximately Vigevano away. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, see the interesting displays at Casa Milan, explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano, and take an in-depth tour of Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Bologna to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to La Spezia.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 15 — 19:

La Spezia, Italy

— 1 day
La Spezia, at the head of the Gulf of La Spezia in the Liguria region of Northern Italy, is the capital city of the province of La Spezia.In terms of population, La Spezia is the second city in the Liguria region, preceded just by Genoa. On the 19th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, then steep yourself in history at Porta del Borgo, and then visit Portovenere.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our La Spezia trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Milan to La Spezia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August in La Spezia, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:

Pisa, Italy

— 2 nights
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 20th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Pisa, then explore the ancient world of Terme di Nerone, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of San Michele in Foro, browse the exhibits of Puccini Museum - Casa Natale, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, and finally admire the striking features of St Martin Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pisa vacation maker app.

Traveling by car from La Spezia to Pisa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pisa can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 21:

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get a sense of history and politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cappella Brancacci, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John. Keep things going the next day: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence trip planner.

Drive from Pisa to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Villa Borghese. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cupola di San Pietro and Museo Nazionale Romano - Palazzo Massimo alle Terme. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, explore the different monuments and memorials at Vatican Necropolis, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and take an unorthodox tour of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome trip planning website.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

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.

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.