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
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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): explore the world behind art at Museen Boettcherstrasse, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthalle Bremen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Cathedral (St. Petri Dom), and finally get engrossed in the history at Bremer Geschichtenhaus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bremen sightseeing planning site.

Montreal, Canada to Bremen is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Montreal in July, Bremen is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Munster.

Things to do in Bremen

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

Munster, Germany

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): stroll around Muhlenteich, then brush up on your military savvy at Erinnerungsstatte Luftbrucke Berlin, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Becklingen War Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Munster trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bremen to Munster takes 1.5 hours. July in Munster sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hamburg.

Things to do in Munster

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, then see the interesting displays at International Maritime Museum, and then examine the collection at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): steep yourself in history at St Nikolai Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Museum of Hamburg History, then examine the collection at Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Petri Kirche.

To see ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hamburg vacation maker app.

Drive from Munster to Hamburg in an hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

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 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Neues Museum, then explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Potsdam's Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Neues Palais, then explore the historical opulence of Sanssouci Palace, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Berlin trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Hamburg to Berlin in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive 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.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the world behind art at The Dresden Zwinger, then pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche Dresden, and then admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Procession of Princes, see the interesting displays at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, and then explore the galleries of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss).

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Dresden trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Berlin to Dresden takes 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to fly 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.
On the 8th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Peter's Church, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asamkirche, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then steep yourself in history at Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, and then examine the collection at BMW Welt.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Dresden to Munich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Munich sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Berchtesgaden.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 9:

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.
On the 10th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Dokumentationszentrum Obersalzberg, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Der Carl von Linde Weg, then get great views at The Eagle's Nest, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Bartholomew's Church.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Berchtesgaden trip itinerary site.

Drive from Munich to Berchtesgaden in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Berchtesgaden

Historic Sites · Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, then see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, and finally steep yourself in history at Kaisergruft. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse, and then have fun and explore at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna online travel route builder.

Getting from Berchtesgaden to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Visit Centro Storico di Venezia and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari for their historical value. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, make a trip to Scala Contarini del Bovolo, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Venice travel route planning website.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Venice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bologna.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, then take an in-depth tour of La Macchina del Tempo, and then see the interesting displays at International museum and library of music. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, then contemplate the long history of Piazza Santo Stefano, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Bologna trip builder tool.

Getting from Venice to Bologna by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In August in Bologna, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 15 — 17:

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Duomo di Milano and Museo Della Scienza E Della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci. Popular historic sites such as Piazza Ducale and Castello Sforzesco are in your itinerary. When in Milan, make a side trip to see Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo in Morimondo, approximately Morimondo away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Museo del Novecento, take an in-depth tour of Grande Museo del Duomo di Milano, and explore the world behind art at Casa Museo Boschi Di Stefano.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Milan visit planner.

You can take a train from Bologna to Milan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Milan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to La Spezia.

Things to do in Milan

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 21:

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 21st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Nostra Signora della Neve, contemplate the long history of Porta del Borgo, and then take a stroll through Portovenere.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read La Spezia trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Milan to La Spezia takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pisa.

Things to do in La Spezia

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa, then delve into the distant past at Terme di Nerone, and finally don't miss a visit to Leaning Tower of Pisa. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Michele in Foro, see the interesting displays at Puccini Museum - Casa Natale, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of San Frediano, and finally steep yourself in history at St Martin Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Pisa sightseeing planner.

You can drive from La Spezia to Pisa in an hour. Another option is to 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 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

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.
On the 24th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Church and Museum of Orsanmichele, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, explore the galleries of Cappella Brancacci, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico, then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Florence vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Pisa to Florence takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Florence are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cupola di San Pietro and Terme di Caracalla. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, delve into the distant past at Domus Aurea, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Rome journey planner.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 25 — 28:

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.