37 days in Europe Itinerary

37 days in Europe Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Werfen, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 2 nights
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Colmar, France
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria

— 3 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.
On the 30th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Jesuits, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then examine the collection at The Hofburg, and finally contemplate the long history of Kaisergruft.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder.

Brisbane, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Vienna is minus 9 hours. In October, Vienna is little chillier than Brisbane - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to fly to Werfen.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:

Werfen, Austria

— 3 nights
Werfen is a market town in the district of St. Erlebnisburg Hohenwerfen and St. Maximillian are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Eisriesenwelt and Gainfeldbach. It doesn't end there: make a trip to The Sound of Music Trail and pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Werfen trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Werfen takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Vienna in November; daily highs in Werfen reach 7°C and lows reach 0°C. You'll set off for Salzburg on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Werfen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 1 — 4:

Salzburg, Austria

— 1 night

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), look for gifts at Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufaktur, try your luck at Casino Salzburg, then take some stellar pictures from Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Salzburger Christkindlmarkt. On your second day here, make a trip to Pferdeschwemme (Horse Well), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip website.

You can drive from Werfen to Salzburg in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in November, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Adventure
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 5:

Munich, Germany

— 3 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.
Explore hidden gems such as BMW Museum and Munich Residenz. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like BMW Welt and Deutsches Museum. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, examine the collection at Deutsches Museum Flugwerft Schleissheim, explore the world behind art at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, and view the masterpieces at Kunsthalle Munich.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Munich trip website.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:

Stuttgart, Germany

— 2 nights

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Wasserfallsteig, see the interesting displays at Ritter Sport Chocoexhibition, then see the interesting displays at Weissenhofmuseum im Haus Le Corbusier, and finally take a stroll through Weissenhof Colony (Weissenhofsiedlung). Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Mercedes-Benz Museum, examine the collection at Linden-Museum - Staatliches Museum fuer Voelkerkunde, get a new perspective on nature at Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, Schloss Rosenstein, then see the interesting displays at Porsche Museum, and finally examine the collection at Haus der Musik - Fruchtkasten am Schillerplatz.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Stuttgart trip maker.

You can drive from Munich to Stuttgart in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. November in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Colmar.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:

Colmar, France

— 1 night

Little Venice

Situated along the Alsatian Wine Route, Colmar is renowned for its German and French culture, well-preserved old town, numerous architectural landmarks, and its museums.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Musee du Memorial des Combats de la Poche de Colmar, get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville de Turckheim, explore the landscape on two wheels at Route des Vins d'Alsace, then do a tasting at Vins d'Alsace Antoine Ehrhart, and finally contemplate the long history of Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Colmar sightseeing planner.

Drive from Stuttgart to Colmar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Colmar, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Paris.

Things to do in Colmar

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wineries

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 10 — 11:

Paris, France

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Eiffel Tower and The Army Museum. Visit Arc de Triomphe and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Latin Quarter, admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, see the interesting displays at Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac, and step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Colmar to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 15:

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): steep yourself in history at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Herge Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Villers, then get engrossed in the history at Memorial Waterloo 1815, and finally steep yourself in history at Grand Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest, soothe aching muscles at Spa Cinq Mondes, then contemplate the long history of Parc du Cinquantenaire, then see the interesting displays at Train World, and finally examine the collection at Atomium.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Brussels visit planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:

Antwerp, Belgium

— 2 nights
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Paul's Church, take in the exciting artwork at Museum De Reede, then examine the collection at Rockoxhuis, then admire the striking features of Carolus Borromeus Church, and finally see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Cogels Osylei, look for gifts at The Chocolate Line - Dominique Persoone, take an in-depth tour of Fort Breendonk, then examine the collection at Museum Mayer van den Bergh, and finally see the interesting displays at Chocolate Nation.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Antwerp trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Antwerp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Rotterdam.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Manhattan on the Maas

Located in the South Holland province, Rotterdam is one of the Netherlands' most lively cities, as well as one of the largest trading ports in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Nieuwe Kerk, examine the collection at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, then hike along Landgoed Clingendael, then enjoy the sand and surf at Scheveningen Beach, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Keep things going the next day: visit Kop van Zuid, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthal Rotterdam, then examine the collection at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, and finally steep yourself in history at Huis Sonneveld.

For traveler tips and more tourist information, read Rotterdam online day trip planner.

Drive from Antwerp to Rotterdam in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Rotterdam

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 20 — 22:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 4 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Escape the urban bustle at The Amstel and Buitencentrum Schoorlse Duinen Schoorl. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Egmond aan Zee to see Strand Egmond aan Zee about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, and get curious at Body Worlds.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Rotterdam to Amsterdam in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Utrecht.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:

Utrecht, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Pieterskerk Utrecht uit 1039, then examine the collection at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then see the interesting displays at Nederlands Volksbuurtmuseum, and finally examine the collection at Castellum Hoge Woerd. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Kruideniers Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pandhof Domkerk, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk, then see the interesting displays at Kasteel de Haar, and finally soothe aching muscles at SpaSereen.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Utrecht travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Amsterdam to Utrecht takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. November in Utrecht sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Hamburg.

Things to do in Utrecht

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 26 — 28:

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 28th (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Ohlsdorf Cemetery, wander the streets of HafenCity, then kick back and relax at Wildpark Schwarze Berge, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Alter Elbtunnel, take an in-depth tour of Museum of Hamburg History, admire the landmark architecture of Speicherstadt, examine the collection at International Maritime Museum, then examine the collection at CHOCOVERSUM by HACHEZ, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Petri Kirche.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hamburg trip planner.

You can fly from Utrecht to Hamburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Berlin.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Nov 28 — 30:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Gemaldegalerie. Get in touch with nature at Radduscher Naturhafen and Gurkenradweg Spreewald. Take a break from Berlin with a short trip to Spreewaldfahrt, Familie Goertz in Lubben, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Palace of Tears, examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, and admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Hamburg to Berlin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 3:

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Churches
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.

Belgium travel guide

4.2
Historic Sites · Specialty Museums · Nightlife
A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.

The Netherlands travel guide

4.3
Art Museums · History Museums · Specialty Museums
Low Country
The Netherlands literally means "Low Country", inspired by the country's low and flat geography, where only about 50 percent of the land exceeds one meter (three feet) above sea level. Since the late 16th century, large, flat land areas called "polders" have been reclaimed from the sea and lakes and protected by dikes, amounting to nearly 17 percent of the country's current land mass. The Netherlands is. This is small, densely populated country lies mainly in Western Europe but also includes three islands in the Caribbean; it's the main constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. The European part of the Netherlands borders Germany to the east, Belgium to the south, and the North Sea to the northwest, sharing maritime borders with Belgium, the United Kingdom and Germany. Amsterdam, The Hague, and Rotterdam serve as the three largest and most important cities in the Netherlands. Amsterdam is the country's capital, while The Hague holds the Dutch seat of government. The port of Rotterdam claims the title as the largest port in Europe, in fact, it's as large as the next three ports combined.