45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
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Nantes, France
— 2 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 3 nights
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Tours, France
— 2 nights
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Amboise, France
— 2 nights
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Orleans, France
— 2 nights
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
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Karlsruhe, Germany
— 4 nights
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Stuttgart, Germany
— 1 night
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 4 nights
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Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bordeaux, France

— 5 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
You've now added Bordeaux Wine Trails to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bordeaux: Saint-Emilion (Chateau Laniote, Monolithic Church of Saint-Emilion, &more) and La Grande Dune du Pilat (in Pyla-sur-Mer). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Place de la Bourse, walk around Parc animalier Rene CANIVENC (Le Moulineau), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and look for gifts at LivroZenfan.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bordeaux sightseeing planner.

Riga, Latvia to Bordeaux is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Riga to Bordeaux, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Bordeaux is a bit warmer than Riga - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. You will leave for Nantes on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Nantes, France

— 2 nights

Venice of the West

Regarded as an art and history city, Nantes is called the Venice of the West.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Vieux Port as well as Aquarium La Rochelle. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): explore the activities along Vieux Port, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul, and then meet the residents at Aquarium La Rochelle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Les Machines de L'ile, then ponder the design of Le Miroir d'Eau, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau des Ducs de Bretagne, and finally look for gifts at Epicure Vous Salue.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nantes online trip planner.

You can drive from Bordeaux to Nantes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Nantes can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Nantes

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Mont-Saint-Michel, France

— 3 nights
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 5th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: do a tasting at Cidre Sorre, then test your problem-solving skills at Evasion Game, and then hike along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

You can take a train from Nantes to Mont-Saint-Michel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In April, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 7th (Thu), you're off to Tours.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Tours, France

— 2 nights

Garden of France

Famous for its original medieval district, Tours is famous for its cafes that serve regional wines and interesting architectural bridges crossing the river Loire.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Futuroscope. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Futuroscope, buy something for everyone on your list at Les Halles, and then look for gifts at Mille et un vins. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Villandry and then steep yourself in history at Chateau of Azay-le-Rideau.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tours travel planner.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Tours by train takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. In April, daytime highs in Tours are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amboise.

Things to do in Tours

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Amboise, France

— 2 nights
Amboise is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France. You've now added ZooParc de Beauval to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at ZooParc de Beauval, get engrossed in the history at Le Chateau du Clos Luce - Parc Leonardo da Vinci, and then contemplate the long history of Chateau Royal d'Amboise. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Chateau de Chenonceau and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Cheverny.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Amboise day trip planning tool.

Amboise is very close to Tours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Orleans.

Things to do in Amboise

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Orleans, France

— 2 nights
Orléans is a city in north-central France, about 111km southwest of Paris. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint-Louis de Chambord, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chambord, and then walk around Parc Floral Orleans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Ferte Saint Aubin and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Orléans Cathedral.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orleans trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Amboise to Orleans by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Orleans can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Orleans

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 3 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
When in Luxembourg City, make a side trip to see Vianden Castle in Vianden, approximately Vianden away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Chemin de la Corniche, explore the historical opulence of Palace of the Grand Dukes (Palais Grand-Ducal), take an in-depth tour of Museum Drai Eechelen, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Casemates du Bock.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luxembourg City travel planner.

You can drive from Orleans to Luxembourg City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. While traveling from Orleans, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luxembourg City, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Karlsruhe.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Karlsruhe, Germany

— 4 nights

Fan City

One of Germany's first truly "planned" cities, Karlsruhe is naturally a center for technological development and important national institutions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Friedrichsbad. Venture out of the city with trips to Heidelberg (Museum of the Palatinate (Kurpfalzisches Museum) and restaurant, Schloss Heidelberg, &more), Schau- und Sichtungsgarten Hermannshof (in Weinheim) and Baden-Baden (Hohenbaden Old Castle, Casino Baden-Baden Spielbank, &more).

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Karlsruhe trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Luxembourg City to Karlsruhe takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Stuttgart.

Things to do in Karlsruhe

Historic Sites · Spas · Baths · Casinos

Side Trips

Stuttgart, Germany

— 1 night

Cradle of the Automobile

Stuttgart spreads across a variety of valleys, parks, and hills--many of them covered by vineyards.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten as well as Palace Square. On the 21st (Thu), contemplate the long history of Palace Square, meet the residents at Wilhelma Zoologisch-Botanischer Garten, take in panoramic vistas at Fernsehturm Stuttgart, then make a trip to Mercedes-Benz Museum, then don't miss a visit to Inspiration 911 - Porsche-Skulptur, and finally examine the collection at Porsche Museum.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Stuttgart online vacation planner.

You can drive from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. April in Stuttgart sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to drive to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Stuttgart

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nuremberg, Germany

— 4 nights

Gingerbread Capital of the World

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Altstadt as well as Kaiserburg Nurnberg. Venture out of the city with trips to Wurzburg (Marienkapelle, Fortress Marienberg, &more) and Rothenburg (St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), &more). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Germanisches Nationalmuseum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Stuttgart to Nuremberg takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In April in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Karlovy Vary.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic

— 3 nights
Bohemia's historical spa town, Karlovy Vary serves as one of Europe's most glamorous vacation resorts.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Brewery Museum in Pilsen, Pilsner Urquell Brewery, Moser, and other attractions. There's much more to do: relax and rejuvenate at Yoga & Petraki, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Joachim, see the interesting displays at Muzeum Kralovska mincovna Jachymov, and admire the striking features of Market Colonnade.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Karlovy Vary trip site.

Drive from Nuremberg to Karlovy Vary in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Nuremberg in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Karlovy Vary, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Karlovy Vary

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Prague, Czech Republic

— 6 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.
Prague Castle has been added to your itinerary. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, meet the residents at Prague Zoo, don't miss a visit to Golden Lane, and take in the views from Charles Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Prague attractions planner.

Getting from Karlovy Vary to Prague by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Karlovy Vary in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Prague, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Shopping

Hallstatt, Austria

— 3 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
You've added 5 Fingers, Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", Salzwelten Hallstatt, and other attractions to your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Barfusspark Bad Mitterndorf in Bad Mitterndorf (about 46 minutes away). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at Kammerhofmuseum Bad Aussee and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pfarrkirche St, Nikolaus.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hallstatt road trip tool.

You can drive from Prague to Hallstatt in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Treetop Walkway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Skiparadies Zauchensee-Flachauwinkl-Kleinarl (in Altenmarkt im Pongau) and Skigebiet obertauern (in Obertauern). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, see the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, and explore the galleries of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Luxembourg travel guide

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Landmarks · Historic Sites · Geologic Formations
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.