46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Portland, Australia
Fly:  46 h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
train:  4 h 30 min
3
Hannover, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Wurzburg, Germany
— 5 nights
Train:  5 h
5
Triberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Train:  7 h 30 min
6
Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
Train:  5 h
8
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Train + Subway:  6 h
9
Sorrento, Italy
— 5 nights
Subway + Train:  4 h 30 min
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
11
Ovada, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
12
Marseille, France
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  3 h 30 min
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  52 h
End: Portland, Australia

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Brussels day trip planner.

Portland, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 48- hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -8.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in October: highs in Brussels hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Keep things going the next day: walk around Vondelpark and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Change things up with a short trip to Heide Park in Soltau (about 1h 05 min away). There's lots more to do: stroll around Eilenriede - Park, steep yourself in history at Aegidienkirche, contemplate the waterfront views at Maschsee, and get to know the resident critters at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Hannover travel planning app.

Do a combination of train and flight from Amsterdam to Hannover in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, flight, and tram. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Heide Park
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Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall
Maschsee ©
Maschsee

5
nights
Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Bamberg (Altes Rathaus, Bamberg Altstadt, &more) and Rothenburg (St. Wolfgang's Church, Klingentor, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Marienkapelle, and admire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Wurzburg trip maker website.

Take a train from Hannover to Wurzburg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Wurzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Triberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

3
nights
Triberg, Germany

Triberg ©
Triberg im Schwarzwald is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the Schwarzwald-Baar district in the Black Forest. On the 29th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof, make a trip to Triberg Town Hall Conference Room, then admire the sheer force of Triberger Waterfall, and finally examine the collection at Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Gengenbach Town Hall, make a trip to Historische Altstadt, then find something for the whole family at Rodelbahn Gutach, and finally look for gifts at House of 1000 Clocks.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Triberg route builder site.

Getting from Wurzburg to Triberg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. October in Triberg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Triberg

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Gengenbach, Gutach im Schwarzwald
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
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Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof ©
Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof
Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum) ©
Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum)
Triberger Waterfall ©
Triberger Waterfall

2
nights
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Fussen is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Schloss Neuschwanstein, get outside with Hochseilgarten Fussen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Benediktinerkloster St. Mang, and take some stellar pictures from Maxsteg an der Fussener Klamm-Fall.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Fussen tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Triberg to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Fussen sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Innsbruck trip builder.

You can drive from Fussen to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Museums
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, Venice is somewhat warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

5
nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo), Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Fontana sant'Andrea) and Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Salerno, stroll through Villa di Pollio Felice - Bagni della Regina Giovanna, and don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Sorrento driving holiday site.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Venice to Sorrento takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Venice in November; daily highs in Sorrento reach 20°C and lows reach 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Duomo di Salerno, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Pompeii Archaeological Park
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Biblioteca Comunale degli Intronati, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

Plan a Florence trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Florence takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sorrento in November since evenings lows in Florence dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ovada.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Ovada, Italy

Ovada ©
Ovada is a comune of 11,484 inhabitants in the Province of Alessandria in the northern Italian region Piedmont, located about 90km southeast of Turin and about 30km south of Alessandria.Ovada is the main comune of the Ovadese area, an area of the Lower Piedmont and Upper Montferrat, located in the southern portion of the province of Alessandria.GeographyThe area, located on the northern foothills of the Ligurian-Piedmontese Apennines and at the entrance of the Stura valley leading to the Turchino pass, is hilly, tending to mountainous heading south, with plains where agriculture is practiced and where the industries have established their factories near the main connections. Explore Ovada's surroundings by going to Cowboyland (in Voghera), Presepe Artistico Del Mater Dei (in Tortona) and Cittadella di Alessandria (in Alessandria). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio, steep yourself in history at Ex Monastero di San Remigio, don't miss a visit to Oratorio Di S. Maria Maddalena, and look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ovada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ovada takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Ovada, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Ovada

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Forte di Gavi, Oratorio Di S. Maria Maddalena, Cowboyland, Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio, Ex Monastero di San Remigio
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
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Cowboyland ©
Cowboyland
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio ©
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio
Presepe Artistico Del Mater Dei ©
Presepe Artistico Del Mater Dei

5
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon), Cannes (Le Suquet & La Croisette) and Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, wander the streets of The Panier, and take in the waterfront at Le Vieux Port.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marseille day trip tool.

Drive from Ovada to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ovada in November, expect nights in Marseille to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Avignon, Cannes, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, Carrieres des Lumieres
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

4
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Paris online day trip planner.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Marseille in November, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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