45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Warsaw, Poland
— 1 night
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Olsztynek, Poland
— 1 night
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Sopot, Poland
— 3 nights
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Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Hamburg, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Delft, The Netherlands
— 1 night
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The Hague, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
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Turin, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 4 nights
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Maribor, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Zakopane, Poland
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Warsaw, Poland

— 1 night

Phoenix City

Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of POLIN Muzeum Historii Zydow Polskich, then brush up on your military savvy at Muzeum Powstania Warszawskiego, and then look and learn at Copernicus Science Centre. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Museum of King Jan III's Palace at Wilanow, then walk around Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, then explore the historical opulence of Zamek Krolewski w Warszawie - Muzeum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Warsaw trip itinerary maker app.

Antalya, Turkey to Warsaw is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Antalya to Warsaw, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Warsaw is little chillier than Antalya - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olsztynek.

Things to do in Warsaw

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — 31:

Olsztynek, Poland

— 1 night
Olsztynek is a town in Olsztyn County, in Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship of Poland. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at Muzeum Budownictwa Ludowego - Park Etnograficzny and then take an in-depth tour of Prisoners Camp and Olsztynek Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Olsztynek trip planning site.

Getting from Warsaw to Olsztynek by car takes about 2.5 hours. On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sopot.

Things to do in Olsztynek

Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 1:

Sopot, Poland

— 3 nights

Nice of the North

Situated on the Baltic coastline, the small seaside resort of Sopot serves as one of northern Poland's glitziest tourist destinations.
Get a sense of the local culture at Okret Muzeum ORP Blyskawica and Muzeum Regionalne w Krokowej. We've included these beaches for you: Sopot Beach and Beach in Rewa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sopot: Beach (in Chalupy), Hel (in Baltic Coast) and Debki Beach (in Debki). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Chlapowo Beach, enjoy breathtaking views from Sopot Pier, see the interesting displays at City of Gdynia Museum, and stroll through Rezerwat Dolina Chlapowska.

For traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sopot trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olsztynek to Sopot takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gdansk.

Things to do in Sopot

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 1 — 4:

Gdansk, Poland

— 3 nights

World Capital of Amber

Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci. Popular historic sites such as Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku and St. Mary's Church are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Malbork (Latin School & Brama Garncarska). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Mariacka Street (ulica Mariacka), steep yourself in history at Westerplatte, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and learn about all things military at Museum of the Second World War (Muzeum II Wojny Swiatowej).

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Gdansk tour itinerary maker.

Gdansk is very close to Sopot. In August, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Gdansk

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 7:

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Potsdam's Gardens. Explore hidden gems such as Gemaldegalerie and Berliner Dom. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Palace of Tears, explore the world behind art at Neues Museum, contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Berlin holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Gdansk to Berlin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 7 — 10:

Hamburg, Germany

— 3 nights

Gateway to the World

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lubeck Altstadt (Lubeck Oldtown) and Alster. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Speicherstadt and St. Marien in Lubeck. Venture out of the city with trips to Lubeck (Heiligen-Geist-Hospital & Holstentor). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at International Maritime Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and admire the striking features of St. Michael's Church.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hamburg trip maker.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Hamburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 10 — 13:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 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 explore and learn at Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank House. Popular historic sites such as Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Begijnhof are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Micropia, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Delft.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 13 — 16:

Delft, The Netherlands

— 1 night
Delft is a town rich in tradition and provides a lovely alternative to the bustling more popular cities.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Bagijnhofpoort, see the interesting displays at Museum Prinsenhof Delft, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Nieuwe Kerk, then take an in-depth tour of Het steen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria van Jessekerk, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rooms-katholieke Sint Hippolytuskapel.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Delft holiday planner.

Drive from Amsterdam to Delft in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to The Hague.

Things to do in Delft

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 16 — 17:

The Hague, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Judicial Capital of the World

Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Prison Gate Museum, see the interesting displays at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, then get engrossed in the history at World Heritage Kinderdijk, and finally take an in-depth tour of Widerstandsnest 67 HL, Stichting Atlantikwall Musuem Scheveningen. On the next day, view the masterpieces at The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Panorama Mesdag, then see the interesting displays at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace), and finally see the interesting displays at Louwman Museum The Hague.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the The Hague online journey planner.

The Hague is very close to Delft. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Turin.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 17 — 19:

Turin, Italy

— 4 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Step out of the city life by going to Bagni Velazzurra and Lido delle Sirene. Museum-lovers will appreciate Museo Nazionale dell'Automobile and Borgo Medievale. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Turin: Castello di Fenis (in Fenis), Forte di Bard (in Bard) and Teatro Romano (in Aosta). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sacra di San Michele, get engrossed in the history at Armeria Reale, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, and admire the masterpieces at MAO - Museo d'Arte Orientale.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Turin trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from The Hague to Turin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from The Hague in August: high temperatures in Turin hover around 28°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Turin

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 19 — 23:

Milan, Italy

— 4 nights

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Duomo di Milano and La Citta Alta. Get some cultural insight at Piazza del Duomo and Villa Carlotta. Change things up with these side-trips from Milan: Museo di Santa Giulia (in Brescia), Villa del Balbianello (in Tremezzina) and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (in Bergamo). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Orta.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Milan day trip app.

You can take a train from Turin to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in August: highs in Milan hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 23 — 27:

Venice, Italy

— 4 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.
You'll explore and learn at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Centro Storico di Venezia are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and make a trip to Dorsoduro.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice day trip app.

Drive from Milan to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 4 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Step out of the city life by going to Postojna Cave and Lake Bohinj. Your inner history buff will appreciate Predjama Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ljubljana: Bled (Parasailing & Paragliding & Bled Island), Vino Zorz (in Slap) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, take in the views from Triple Bridge, wander the streets of Ljubljana Old Town, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana trip itinerary builder.

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. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Venice in August: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 31°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Maribor.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 4:

Maribor, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Cycling may be one of the best ways to tour Maribor, a great base for exploring the surrounding area and conquering Pohorje Mountains.
Popular historic sites such as Water Tower and Lent are in your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dveri Pax Winery and Puklavec Family Wines. The adventure continues: learn about winemaking at Vinag Wine Cellar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Maribor Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Plague Column, and examine the collection at Dominican Monastery.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Maribor travel itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Ljubljana to Maribor in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zakopane.

Things to do in Maribor

Historic Sites · Wineries · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:

Zakopane, Poland

— 1 night

Winter Capital of Poland

Home to Poland's indigenous Goral people, Zakopane sits at the foothill of the Tatra Mountains, an area serving as one of the country's most fashionable year-round vacation getaways.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Gubalowka, kick back and relax at Gubalowka Beach, then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Oscypka Zakopane, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Kaplica NajSwietszego Serca Jezusa.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Zakopane trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Maribor to Zakopane takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Maribor in September; daily highs in Zakopane reach 21°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Zakopane

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 8:

Budapest, Hungary

— 4 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Appreciate the collections at Budapest Pinball Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. There's still lots to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Budapest itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Zakopane to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zakopane in September, with highs in Budapest at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Wineries
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:

Warmia-Masuria Province travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Landmarks · Historic Sites