48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
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Helsinki, Finland
— 4 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
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Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
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Bergen, Norway
— 1 day
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Belgrade, Serbia
— 2 nights
Train to Mali Zvornik, Drive to Sarajevo
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Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
— 1 night
Train to Čapljina, Drive to Dubrovnik
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia

— 3 nights
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Popular historic sites such as Museum of Photography and Dominican Monastery Claustrum are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Beach Klooga and Stroomi Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tallinn: Viru Bog Trail (in Kolga) and Jagala Waterfall (in Koogi). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kakumae Beach, stop by Olde Hansa, examine the collection at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, and get curious at Energy Discovery Centre.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Tallinn travel planner.

Manchester, UK to Tallinn is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Tallinn, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Tallinn is slightly colder than Manchester - with highs of 0°C and lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Tallinn

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Helsinki, Finland

— 4 nights

Daughter of the Baltic

Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hietaranta Beach and Finnish Aviation Museum. Sinebrychoff Art Museum and Didrichsen Art Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Helsinki to go to Tuusula and see Halosenniemi Museum, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at EMMA - Espoo Museum of Modern Art, steep yourself in history at Sederholm House (Sederholmin Talo), take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St Henry, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Helsinki tour itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Tallinn to Helsinki in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Helsinki

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Swedish History Museum and Uppsala Domkyrka. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fotografiska Stockholm and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. Change things up with a short trip to Strandvagen in Nynashamn (about 56 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Storkyrkan, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, and see the interesting displays at Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Stockholm road trip app.

You can fly from Helsinki to Stockholm in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Helsinki to Stockholm is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums · Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Oslo, Norway

— 3 nights

Tiger City

Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Henie Onstad Art Center and The Mini Bottle Gallery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tryvann Ski Resort and Nordisk bibelmuseum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Emanuel Vigeland Museum, steep yourself in history at 22 July Centre, examine the collection at Jewish Museum in Oslo, and make a trip to Christian IV's Glove.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to Oslo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March in Oslo, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bergen.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Bergen, Norway

— 1 day

City of Seven Mountains

A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene, examine the collection at Troldhaugen Edvard Grieg Museum, then engage your brain at VilVite - Bergen Vitensenter, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St John's Church.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bergen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Bergen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Bergen when traveling from Oslo in March, with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Bergen

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Davids Samling (The David Collection) and Botanical Garden will appeal to museum buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art and Frederiksborg Castle. There's lots more to do: squeeze the most out of the city with City Tours, contemplate the long history of Our Saviour's Church, explore the world behind art at Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, and make a trip to Papiroeen.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bergen to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. March in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

Berlin, Germany

— 4 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.
Get some cultural insight at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Classic Remise Berlin. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum fuer Naturkunde and Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, examine the collection at Stasi Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Berlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 4 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Hradcany and NaFilM: National film museum. Visit Spanish Synagogue and Powder Tower for their historical value. Spend the 21st (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror, explore the world behind art at Narodni Galerie Praha, see the interesting displays at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Prague travel route builder website.

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Museums · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Vienna, Austria

— 3 nights

City of Dreams

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Albertina and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Get some cultural insight at Peterskirche and Heeresgeschichtliches Museum. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum), examine the collection at Belvedere 21, steep yourself in history at Votivkirche, and admire the masterpieces at Leopold Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in March, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

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 historical perspective at Visegrad Citadel and St Michael's Church. Let the collections at Koller Gallery and Palmetta Design Gallery & Shop capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Szentendre (Mikrocsodak Muzeuma, Kovacs Margit Muzeum, &more) and Visegrad (Matyas Kiraly Museum & Zugfozde Palinka Museum). And it doesn't end there: do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fiumei Road Cemetery, head outdoors with City Park Városliget, and make a trip to Uri Street.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest day trip planner.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In March in Budapest, expect temperatures between 14°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

Belgrade, Serbia

— 2 nights
The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Illusions, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Church, then explore the activities along Sava, and finally see the interesting displays at Josip Broz Tito Mausoleum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at National Museum Belgrade, take in the spiritual surroundings of Crkva Svetog Marka, then steep yourself in history at The National Assembly, then brush up on your military savvy at Military Museum, and finally stop by Dorcol.

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You can fly from Budapest to Belgrade in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in Belgrade can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sarajevo.

Things to do in Belgrade

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

— 1 night

Jerusalem of Europe

Nearly destroyed by war during the 1990s, the riverside city of Sarajevo now serves as one of the region's major educational, cultural, and commercial hubs.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum Alija Izetbegovic, take an in-depth tour of Svrzo House, then steep yourself in history at Gazi Husrev Begova Medresa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Alipasina Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Emperor's Mosque, explore the different monuments and memorials at Alifakovac Cemetery, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Holy Archangels Michael and Gabriel in Sarajevo, and finally admire the sheer force of Skakavac.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Sarajevo online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Belgrade to Sarajevo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Sarajevo

Museums · Historic Sites · Spas · Parks

Side Trip

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 2 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Little Church of St. Nicholas (Crkva sv. Nikole), then enjoy breathtaking views from Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, then steep yourself in history at Dominican Monastery, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Srebreno Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the galleries of Vlaho Bukovac House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady of the Snow, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Dubrovnik travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Sarajevo to Dubrovnik in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Zagreb, Croatia

— 2 nights

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): get outside with Active Tours, examine the collection at Image of War - War Photography Museum, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Zagreb Orthodox Cathedral, don't miss a visit to King Tomislav Square, then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum in Zagreb, then examine the collection at Zagreb City Museum, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Zagreb Cathedral.

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

Getting from Dubrovnik to Zagreb by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 6°C in Zagreb. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 3 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Get some historical perspective at Cankarjevo Nabrežje and Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Get a sense of the local culture at Žale Cemetery and Slovenian Ethnographic Museum. Go for a jaunt from Ljubljana to Kamnik to see Little Castle about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Railway Museum, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, delve into the distant past at City Museum of Ljubljana, and walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana visit planner.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

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.
Get some historical perspective at Kapuzinerkloster and Kommune Gruft. Manro Classic Auto & Musik Museum and Salzburger Weihnachtsmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, head outdoors with Lamprechtshohle, look for gifts at Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Sebastiansfriedhof.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Salzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips