41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Beer Tastings & Tours and Primrose Hill. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around Greenwich Park, don't miss a visit to Coca-Cola London Eye, and explore the world behind art at Wallace Collection.

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Detroit, USA to London is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Detroit in September: high temperatures in London hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
On the 7th (Wed), make a trip to Luxembourg Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Tuileries, then admire the masterpieces at Petit Palais, then make a trip to Le Trocadero et son esplanade, and finally admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musee Nissim de Camondo, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and then learn about all things military at The Army Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip maker website.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can fly to Nice.
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Nice, France — 2 nights

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Step off the beaten path and head to Colline du Chateau overlook and Musée Marc Chagall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nice: Azur Wine Tours (in Vence) and Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs (in St-Paul-de-Vence). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Place Massena, contemplate the long history of Musee Escoffier de l'Art Culinaire, stroll around Le Jardin Albert 1er, and go for a stroll along the water at Old Harbor (La Darse).

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Traveling by flight from Paris to Nice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in September, expect Nice to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Cannes.
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Cannes, France — 2 nights

Festival City

Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Le Monastere Fortifie, make a trip to Gare Maritime, then take a tour of Vieux Port, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Clock Tower of Notre-Dame de l'Esperance. Keep things going the next day: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town, and then delve into the distant past at Forteresse Medievale De Gourdon.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cannes online travel planner.

You can drive from Nice to Cannes in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Nice in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 60°F in Cannes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Llevant Beach and El Born. Change things up with these side-trips from Barcelona: Salou (Paseo Maritimo & Illuminated Fountain). There's lots more to do: stroll around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Casa Vicens, and don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey builder app.

You can fly from Cannes to Barcelona in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. September in Barcelona sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 65°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and San Giorgio Maggiore. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at Torre dell'Orologio, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Venezia.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice route planning site.

You can fly from Barcelona to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Lucerne.
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Lucerne, Switzerland — 2 nights

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Step off the beaten path and head to Mt Pilatus and Richard Wagner Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Ballenberg, Swiss Open-Air Museum in Hofstetten bei Brienz (about 56 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Chapel Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rosengart Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Jesuitenkirche, and admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lucerne day trip planner.

Fly from Venice to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in September: high temperatures in Lucerne hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

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.
For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Munich day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lucerne to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Munich are 66°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. You will leave for Vienna on the 24th (Sat).
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Melk Abbey and State Hall of the Austrian National Library. Venture out of the city with trips to Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of Ringstrasse, appreciate the history behind Pestsäule, and get engrossed in the history at Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Munich to Vienna in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 28th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In September, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Berlin.
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gendarmenmarkt and Potsdam's Gardens. Change things up with these side-trips from Berlin: Potsdam (Sanssouci Palace, Sanssouci Park, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, take in nature's colorful creations at Großer Tiergarten, and make a trip to Reichstag Building.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Berlin trip planner.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, admire the landmark architecture of Copenhagen Stock Exchange, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinitatis Kirke, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen journey planner.

Getting from Berlin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Copenhagen, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 46°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 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 discover tucked-away gems like Nederlands Openluchtmuseum and Food Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: The Hague (Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) & Kunstmuseum Den Haag) and Canals area (in Utrecht). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of The Jordaan, contemplate the waterfront views at The Amstel, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 59°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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