57 days in Europe Itinerary

57 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Paris, France
— 9 nights
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Strasbourg, France
— 5 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 5 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 5 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
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Vienna, Austria
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Madrid, Spain — 3 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Plaza mayor de Chinchon and Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande. Get a sense of the local culture at Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, make a trip to Plaza Mayor, and explore the world behind art at Museo Sorolla.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Madrid day trip planning tool.

Hong Kong, China to Madrid is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Hong Kong to Madrid is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Hong Kong in September, you will find days in Madrid are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are colder (17°C). On the 4th (Sun), you're off to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Popular historic sites such as Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Parc Guell and Casa Batllo. Go for a jaunt from Barcelona to Santa Coloma de Cervello to see Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Catalunya.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona online visit planner.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to fly to Edinburgh.
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 7 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St Giles' Cathedral and Linlithgow Palace. Get some cultural insight at Edinburgh Castle and Georgian House. Explore Edinburgh's surroundings by going to Blackness Castle (in Linlithgow) and Rosslyn Chapel (in Roslin). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Dean Village, see the interesting displays at Surgeons' Hall Museums, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Holyrood Abbey.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Edinburgh itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Edinburgh takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Barcelona to Edinburgh, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in September; daily highs in Edinburgh reach 19°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 7 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Paul's Cathedral and Hever Castle & Gardens. Visit Buckingham Palace and HMS Belfast for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Hampton Court Palace (in East Molesey), Chartwell (in Westerham) and Ightham Mote (in Ightham). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Cutty Sark, pause for some serene contemplation at Old Royal Naval College, get engrossed in the history at British Library, and admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection.

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You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. You will leave for Paris on the 22nd (Thu).
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Paris, France — 9 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Montmartre and Chateau de Chantilly. Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Petit Palais capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Saint-Denis to see Basilica Cathedral of Saint-Denis about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Latin Quarter, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and examine the collection at Musee Rodin.

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Take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you're off to Strasbourg.
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Strasbourg, France — 5 nights

Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Strasbourg is one of the nine largest cities in France with nearly half a million inhabitants in the metropolitan area crossing the river to the German city of Kehl, on the eastern bank of the Rhine River.
Fort de Mutzig and Musee des Eaux de Vie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Ancien camp de concentration de Natzweiler-Struthof and Centre-ville de Strasbourg for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to La Grand-Rue (in Ribeauville), Memorial Alsace-Moselle (in Schirmeck) and Temple du Donon (in Grandfontaine). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at MM Park France, steep yourself in history at Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Kaysersberg, and get engrossed in the history at Museum Œuvre Notre-Dame.

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Take a train from Paris to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 5 nights

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Stadel Museum and Romerkastell Saalburg und archaologischer Park. Visit Burg Ronneburg and St. Elizabeth Kirche for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Frankfurt: Keltenwelt am Glauberg (in Glauburg), Freilichtmuseum Hessenpark (in Neu-Anspach) and Mathematikum (in Giessen). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old Nicholas Church (Alte Nikolaikirche), see the interesting displays at Dialogmuseum Frankfurt, explore the world behind art at Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, and contemplate the long history of Goethe House.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Strasbourg to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Frankfurt sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for Nuremberg on the 11th (Tue).
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Nuremberg, Germany — 4 nights

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kaiserburg Nurnberg and Johannisfriedhof Nurnberg. Popular historic sites such as Altstadt and Nassauer Haus are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Nuremberg side-trips: Fränkisches Freilandmuseum Bad Windsheim (in Bad Windsheim) and Siebers Tower (in Rothenburg). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Lorenz Church, examine the collection at Stadtmuseum im Fembo-Haus (City Museum at Fembo House), steep yourself in history at Hangman's Bridge, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Elisabethkirche.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Nuremberg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 15th (Sat), you're off to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 5 nights

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.
Appreciate the collections at BMW Museum and Munich Residenz. Get some cultural insight at BMW Welt and NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, admire the masterpieces at Staatliche Museum Agyptischer Kunst, don't miss a visit to Marienplatz, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Munich planning website.

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Salzburg.
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Salzburg, Austria — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Salzburg Cathedral and Schloss Hellbrunn. Fortress Hohensalzburg and DomQuartier Salzburg will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Mozarts Geburtshaus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilika St. Michael, see the interesting displays at FAHRTRAUM, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Salzburg trip maker tool.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. You will leave for Vienna on the 24th (Mon).
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Stephen's Cathedral and Belvedere Palace are in your itinerary. Hofburg and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) will appeal to museum buffs. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Center of Vienna, and steep yourself in history at Kaisergruft.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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