43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bucharest, Romania
— 4 nights
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Brasov, Romania
— 2 nights
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Sighisoara, Romania
— 1 night
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Sibiu, Romania
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Bus to Vienna, Fly to Salzburg
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
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Ghent, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
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Bucharest, Romania

— 4 nights
The booming city of Bucharest is a sophisticated metropolis with a high contrast of old- and new-world architecture.
When in Bucharest, make a side trip to see Mogosoaia Palace in Mogosoaia, approximately Mogosoaia away. And it doesn't end there: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take in the exciting artwork at Muzeul National al Satului "Dimitrie Gusti", take an in-depth tour of Museum of History of the Jewish Community, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Bucharest travel route planner.

Exeter, UK to Bucharest is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Exeter to Bucharest. In June, daily temperatures in Bucharest can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Brasov.

Things to do in Bucharest

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Find places to stay Jun 7 — 11:

Brasov, Romania

— 2 nights
With the dramatic Carpathian Mountains as backdrop, Brasov is the largest city in a region of mountain resorts.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Sport Wellness Spa, then explore the historical opulence of Peles Castle, and then trot along with Spiritul Cailor.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Brasov tour itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Bucharest to Brasov takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sighisoara.

Things to do in Brasov

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Spas

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:

Sighisoara, Romania

— 1 night
As a World Heritage Site, Sighisoara is visited mostly for its fortified Old Town surrounded entirely by city walls.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take an unorthodox tour of Casa Vlad Dracul, take in the exciting artwork at Art & Crafts, then take in the exciting artwork at The Spoonman, and finally squeeze the most out of the city with Your Guide In Transylvania.

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You can drive from Brasov to Sighisoara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. June in Sighisoara sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sibiu.

Things to do in Sighisoara

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:

Sibiu, Romania

— 1 night

Red Town

Reminiscent of the height of the bourgeoisie and retaining much of its medieval architecture, Sibiu is Romania's cultural gem.
On the 15th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Turnul Dulgherilor, make a trip to Big Square (Piata Mare), then stroll around Citadel Park of Sibiu, and finally see the interesting displays at Landeskirchliches Museum der Evangelischen Kirche.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sibiu vacation builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sighisoara to Sibiu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June in Sibiu, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Budapest.

Things to do in Sibiu

Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary

— 6 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Budapest: Eger (Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, Eger Castle, &more). There's lots more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, and snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Sibiu to Budapest in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sibiu to Budapest. In June, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Spas

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Find places to stay Jun 15 — 21:

Bratislava, Slovakia

— 2 nights

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Slavin War Memorial, get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, then take in the views from New Bridge (Novy Most), and finally don't miss a visit to Grassalkovich Palota. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, don't miss a visit to Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety, step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally take a stroll through Bratislava Old Town.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava tour planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Bratislava are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Bratislava

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

Salzburg, Austria

— 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Pfarre St. Wolfgang (in St. Wolfgang), Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape (in Obertraun) and Hallstatt (Central Square Marktplatz, Parish of the Assumption, &more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace, head outdoors with Fuschlsee Rundweg, admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral, and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Salzburg trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Salzburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bratislava in June, you will find days in Salzburg are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 23 — 28:

Berlin, Germany

— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Berlin: Dresden (The Dresden Zwinger & Procession of Princes). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and make a trip to East Side Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Berlin tour planner.

You can fly from Salzburg to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Ghent.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 3:

Ghent, Belgium

— 5 nights
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Venture out of the city with trips to Beguinage (in Hoogstraten), Antwerp (Antwerpen-Centraal, Antwerp Zoo (Dierentuin), &more) and Provinciaal Groendomein Vrijbroekpark (in Mechelen). There's much more to do: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, stop by Bookz & Booze, take in the waterfront at Graslei and Korenlei, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ghent road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Ghent takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 3 — 8:

Bruges, Belgium

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Venture out of the city with trips to Ieper (Ypres) (Menin Gate Memorial & The Black Watch) and Antwerp (Grote Markt, MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, &more). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Markt, explore the activities along Minnewater Lake, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Bruges road trip site.

Getting from Ghent to Bruges by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July in Bruges, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll set off for Amsterdam on the 13th (Tue).

Things to do in Bruges

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 8 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 6 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.
Explore Amsterdam's surroundings by going to The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights), &more), Nieuwe Kerk (in Delft) and Haarlem (Teylers Museum, Stadhuis Haarlem, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 19: