43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Vienna, Austria
Drive:  4 h
1
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Vaduz, Liechtenstein
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Strbske Pleso, Slovakia
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
11
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
13
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Vienna, Austria

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Get some historical perspective at Schloss Neuschwanstein and Frauenkirche. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alte Pinakothek and BMW Welt. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site (in Dachau), Schloss Hohenschwangau (in Hohenschwangau) and Pilgrimage Church of Wies (in Steingaden). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Anna Damenstiftskirche, get curious at Deutsches Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Munich trip planner.

Vienna, Austria to Munich is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In February in Munich, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Vaduz.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, Schloss Hohenschwangau, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies
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Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

1
night
Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Vaduz ©
As the capital of Liechtenstein, Vaduz is the country's financial and economic hub.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): examine the collection at Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, examine the collection at Postal Museum, get engrossed in the history at Liechtenstein National Museum, admire the masterpieces at Treasure Chamber of the Principality of Liechtenstein, thenget a sense of history and politics at Landtag of Liechtenstein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Florin.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Vaduz day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Munich to Vaduz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Vaduz

Museums Historic Sites
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Liechtenstein National Museum ©
Liechtenstein National Museum
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein ©
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Cathedral of St. Florin ©
Cathedral of St. Florin

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll explore and learn at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Foundation E. G. Buhrle Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Sattel Hochstuckli (in Sattel), Biosphaere Entlebuch (in Lucerne) and Pilatus Luzern (in Kriens). There's more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg and see the interesting displays at Zoological Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Vaduz to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Lucerne, Sattel Hochstuckli
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg
Old Town ©
Old Town

5
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini. Colosseum and Cupola di San Pietro will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome route maker tool.

Fly from Zurich to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Zurich in February, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 16°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Pitti Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Florence tour builder app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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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

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Doge's Palace and Chiesa degli Eremitani. Let the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Ebraico di Venezia capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Casa Ezzelino & Scrovegni Chapel). There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip planner.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In February, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Galerija Hest, view the masterpieces at Galerija Fotografija, thenadmire the masterpieces at Tiporenesansa, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerija MAK. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at House of Experiments - Hisa eksperimentov, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church, shop like a local with Ravnikar Gallery Space, explore the ancient world of City Museum of Ljubljana, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael, and finally examine the collection at Railway Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Ljubljana takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Venice in February; daily highs in Ljubljana reach 5°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Church of St. Michael ©
Church of St. Michael
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church ©
Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Bastion and Dohány Street Synagogue. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, admire the landmark architecture of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Strbske Pleso.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Strbske Pleso, Slovakia

Strbske Pleso ©
Štrbské Pleso is a favorite ski, tourist, and health resort in the High Tatras, Slovakia located on the lake by the same name. On the 2nd (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Predne Solisko and then identify plant and animal life at Strbske Pleso Lake.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Strbske Pleso online trip maker.

You can drive from Budapest to Strbske Pleso in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Strbske Pleso

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Strbske Pleso Lake ©
Strbske Pleso Lake
Predne Solisko ©
Predne Solisko

2
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
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 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Michalska Brana, thencontemplate the long history of Primates' Palace (Primacialny palac), thenstep into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Devin Castle, examine the collection at Museum of Clocks - House at the Good Shephard, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), thenwander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bratislava travel route tool.

Traveling by car from Strbske Pleso to Bratislava takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle

2
nights
Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

Cesky Krumlov ©
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, thenexamine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, thenget to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Architecture and Craft. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Areal sv. Klary, thenexamine the collection at Regional Museum in Cesky Krumlov, thensteep yourself in history at Former Fink Cafe, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Christi and Our Lady of Sorrows Church.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Cesky Krumlov trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bratislava to Cesky Krumlov in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. March in Cesky Krumlov sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites Museums
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Former Fink Cafe ©
Former Fink Cafe
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov ©
Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov
Egon Schiele Art Centrum ©
Egon Schiele Art Centrum

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. St. Vitus Cathedral and NaFilM: National film museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the views from Charles Bridge, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and take a stroll through Lesser Town.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In March in Prague, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Appreciate the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Urban Nation. Visit East Side Gallery and Berliner Dom for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Topography of Terror, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum Berlin.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Berlin day trip planning website.

You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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