40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Nantes, France
— 5 nights
2
Venice, Italy
— 8 nights
3
Caorle, Italy
— 1 night
4
Moriago della Battaglia, Italy
— 1 night
5
Verona, Italy
— 6 nights
6
Wroclaw, Poland
— 4 nights
7
Kudowa-Zdroj, Poland
— 2 nights
8
Brandenburg City, Germany
— 4 nights
9
Frankfurt, Germany
— 4 nights
10
Cologne, Germany
— 4 nights

5
nights
Nantes, France

Nantes ©
Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne and Eglise Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Port will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Les Machines de L'ile and Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau. Change things up with these side-trips from Nantes: La Rochelle (New World Museum (Musee du Nouveau-Monde) & Vieux Port), Angers (La Tour Saint-Aubin & Chateau d'Angers ouvert) and Clocher Observatoire (in Saint Martin de Re). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Marais du Mullembourg, examine the collection at Memorial de l'Abolition de l'Esclavage, take a stroll through Place Graslin, and stop by Village de Trentemoult.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nantes trip itinerary website.

Valkenburg, The Netherlands to Nantes is an approximately 8-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Valkenburg in September, you will find days in Nantes are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Nantes

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

La Rochelle, Angers, Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau, Marais du Mullembourg, L'Ile aux Papillons
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Les Machines de L'ile ©
Les Machines de L'ile
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau ©
Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne ©
Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne

8
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Piazza San Marco and Doge's Palace. Basilica di San Marco and Peggy Guggenheim Collection will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Padua (Chiesa degli Eremitani, Scrovegni Chapel, &more), Lio Piccolo (in Cavallino-Treporti) and Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate (in Montegrotto Terme). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Venice vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Nantes to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nantes in September, Venice is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Caorle.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Lio Piccolo, Chiesa di San Martino Vescovo, Casa delle Farfalle e Bosco delle Fate
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Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

1
night
Caorle, Italy

Caorle ©
Caorle is a coastal town in the province of Venice, Veneto, Italy, located between the estuaries of the Livenza and Lemene rivers. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of I Casoni di Caorle, kick back and relax at Spiaggia di Levante, thendon't miss a visit to Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo, thenexplore the world behind art at Museo Liturgico, and finally don't miss a visit to Scogliera Viva.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Caorle online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Caorle takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Moriago della Battaglia.

Things to do in Caorle

Outdoors Beaches Neighborhoods
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Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo ©
Santuario della Madonna dell'Angelo
Scogliera Viva ©
Scogliera Viva

1
night
Moriago della Battaglia, Italy

Moriago della Battaglia ©
Moriago della Battaglia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Treviso in the Italian region Veneto, located about 50km northwest of Venice and about 25km northwest of Treviso.Moriago della Battaglia borders the following municipalities: Crocetta del Montello, Farra di Soligo, Sernaglia della Battaglia, Vidor, Volpago del Montello. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola dei morti, identify plant and animal life at Il Montello, thensee the interesting displays at Tipoteca - Museo del Carattere e della Tipografia, and finally steep yourself in history at Villa Sandi.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Moriago della Battaglia vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Caorle to Moriago della Battaglia takes 1.5 hours. In September in Moriago della Battaglia, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Moriago della Battaglia

Wildlife Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Tipoteca - Museo del Carattere e della Tipografia, Il Montello, Villa Sandi
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Villa Sandi ©
Villa Sandi

6
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Casa di Giulietta and Museo Canonicale will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Arena di Verona and Parco Archeologico Naturalistico della Rocca di Manerba del Garda are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Verona: Bologna (Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell, Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, &more), Valtenesi del Garda (in San Felice del Benaco) and Castello Scaligero (in Sirmione). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Piazza delle Erbe, make a trip to Cappella dei Notai, look for all kinds of wild species at Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Verona attractions app.

Traveling by car from Moriago della Battaglia to Verona takes 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Verona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Bologna, Chiesa di San Zeno, Oasi naturale faunistica le risorgive, Valtenesi del Garda, Castello Scaligero
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Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano
Piazza delle Erbe ©
Piazza delle Erbe

4
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Appreciate the collections at Panorama Raclawicka and Hydropolis. Visit Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Arboretum Wojslawice (in Niemcza) and Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy) (in Swidnica). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Rynek of Wroclaw, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archikatedra pw. Sw. Jana Chrzciciela we Wroclawiu, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Wroclaw trip app.

You can fly from Verona to Wroclaw in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Verona in September, things will get little chillier in Wroclaw: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Kudowa-Zdroj.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trips

Arboretum Wojslawice, Church of Peace, Swidnica (Kosciol Pokoju w Swidnicy), Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu
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Arboretum Wojslawice ©
Arboretum Wojslawice
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu ©
Zamek Ksiaz w Walbrzychu

2
nights
Kudowa-Zdroj, Poland

Kudowa-Zdroj ©
Kudowa-Zdrój or simply Kudowa, is a town located below the Table Mountains in Kłodzko County, Lower Silesian Voivodeship, in the southwestern part of Poland. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Forest Chapel of Our Lady of Sorrows (Lesna Kapliczka Matki Boskiej Bolesnej), pause for some serene contemplation at Kaplica Czaszek, walk around Park Zdrojowy, thenadmire the natural beauty at Ogrod Muzyczny, and finally explore the world behind art at Toy Museum. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Szczeliniec Wielki, take in the dramatic natural features at Bledne Skaly, and then examine the collection at Mineral Museum (Muzeum Mineralow).

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Kudowa-Zdroj itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Kudowa-Zdroj takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Kudowa-Zdroj are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brandenburg City.

Things to do in Kudowa-Zdroj

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Szczeliniec Wielki ©
Szczeliniec Wielki
Kaplica Czaszek ©
Kaplica Czaszek
Mineral Museum (Muzeum Mineralow) ©
Mineral Museum (Muzeum Mineralow)

4
nights
Brandenburg City, Germany

Brandenburg City
Brandenburg an der Havel is a town in Brandenburg, Germany, which served as the capital of the Margraviate of Brandenburg until replaced by Berlin in 1417.With a population of 71,778, it is located on the banks of the River Havel. Visit Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Magdeburger Dom for their historical value. Let the collections at Industriemuseum Brandenburg An Der Havel and Archaologisches Landesmuseum Brandenburg capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Brandenburg City: Magdeburg (Boerde Park & Gruene Zitadelle), Schloss Petzow (in Werder upon Havel) and Wittenberg (Castle Church, Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus, &more). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Domstift Brandenburg, take in the awesome beauty at Marienberg, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Gotthardtkirche.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Brandenburg City trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Kudowa-Zdroj to Brandenburg City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September in Brandenburg City, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Brandenburg City

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Magdeburg, Wittenberg, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen, Schloss Petzow
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus ©
Lutherhalle/Lutherhaus
Schloss Petzow ©
Schloss Petzow

4
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
You'll explore and learn at Fortress Marienberg and Liebieghaus. Get a sense of the local culture at Würzburg Residence and Altstadt. Explore Frankfurt's surroundings by going to Fuerstenbaumuseum (in Wurzburg) and Rothenburg (Reichsstadtmuseum, Town Walls, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, take some stellar pictures from Main Tower, steep yourself in history at Goethe House, and don't miss a visit to Romer.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brandenburg City to Frankfurt. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Wurzburg
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Stadel Museum
Stadel Museum
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Fortress Marienberg ©
Fortress Marienberg

4
nights
Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Appreciate the collections at Museum Ludwig and Museum Schnutgen. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cologne Cathedral and Eltz Castle. Go for a jaunt from Cologne to Aachen to see Aachen Cathedral about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Wallraf-Richartz Museum, see the interesting displays at Motorworld, take an in-depth tour of Roman-German Museum (Romisch-Germanisches Museum), and take in the views from Hohenzollern Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Cologne online road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Frankfurt to Cologne takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Cologne can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Eltz Castle, Aachen Cathedral
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral
Eltz Castle ©
Eltz Castle
Wallraf-Richartz Museum ©
Wallraf-Richartz Museum

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