49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe itinerary planner

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Split, Croatia
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Brussels, Belgium
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France
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Split, Croatia

— 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Split Archaeological Museum and Galerija Mestrovic. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Split and Omis Cetina Canyon. Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Trogir (Waterskiing & Jetskiing, Palace Cipiko, &more) and Omis (Fortress Mirabella (Peovica) & Omis and Cetina River). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Saint Domnius, see the interesting displays at Froggyland, delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter, and make a trip to Fruit's Square (Trg Brace Radic).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Split online trip builder.

Venice, Italy to Split is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

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.
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum and Love Stories Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Dubrovnik City Walls and Dominican Monastery. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Ignatius of Loyola, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Treasury, steep yourself in history at St. John's Fortress, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Prijeko street.

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Traveling by car from Split to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Ljubljana, Slovenia

— 2 nights
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Kancijan Church, step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, steep yourself in history at Old Town Centre of Radovljica, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrežje, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Piran Minorite Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George's Church, then get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum, then kick back and relax at Portorož Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Debeli Rtič Landscape Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Ljubljana driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Dubrovnik to Ljubljana in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dubrovnik in September, expect Ljubljana to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Stephen's Cathedral and Ringstrasse. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Michael's Church, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Vienna day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a shuttle. September in Vienna sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Salzburg, Austria

— 3 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Explore hidden gems such as Salzburger Altstadt and Salzburg Cathedral. Museum-lovers will get to explore Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Red Bull Hangar-7. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Salzburg: Gmunden (Seeschloss Ort & Traunsee), Musik Instrumenten Museum Der Volker (in St Gilgen) and Pfarrkirche Traunkirchen (in Traunkirchen). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wallfahrtskirche Maria Plain, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), and contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus).

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Salzburg trip itinerary website.

You can take a train from Vienna to Salzburg in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Innsbruck, Austria

— 3 nights
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Step off the beaten path and head to Altstadt von Innsbruck and Tratzberg Castle. Popular historic sites such as Kreuzweg mit Steinkreis and Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Innsbruck: Leutascher Geisterklamm (in Leutasch) and Seefeld in Tirol (Seekirchl & Kaltwassersee). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Swarovski Kristallwelten, explore the world behind art at Tyrolean Folk Art Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Wilten, and take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Innsbruck online trip maker.

You can take a train from Salzburg to Innsbruck in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Innsbruck can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Bern, Switzerland

— 3 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Oberhofen Castle. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maennlichen Romantic Trail and Schloss Thun. Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Soleure (Einsiedelei St. Verena & St. Ursenkathedrale), Maennlichen Royal Walk (in Grindelwald) and Lauterbrunnen Village (in Lauterbrunnen). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Spiez Castle, don't miss a visit to Zahringerbrunnen, contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, and steep yourself in history at Mosesbrunnen.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bern online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Bern takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Bern can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zurich.

Things to do in Bern

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museum Rietberg and The Rosengart Collection. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town and Uferpromenade Weggis. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Jesuitenkirche & Hofkirche) and Bad Hirsgarten (in Cham). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at FIFA World Football Museum, wander the streets of Niederdorf, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Peter, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Bern to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Zurich

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Palace of Tears and Sanssouci Palace. Visiting Rhinluch and Strandbar Mitte will get you outdoors. Step out of Berlin with an excursion to Schloss Cecilienhof in Potsdam--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial, kick back and relax at Strandbad Tegeler See, examine the collection at Classic Remise Berlin, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin tour builder website.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks · Museums · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.
Appreciate the collections at Stevns Klint and Thorvaldsens Museum. Get some cultural insight at Rosenborg Castle and National Museum of Denmark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Copenhagen: Hillerod (Frederiksborg slotshave & Frederiksborg Slotskirke) and Cold War Museum Stevnsfort (in Roedvig). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Nyhavn, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Saviour's Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Alban's Church, and admire the striking features of Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen attractions planner.

Getting from Berlin to Copenhagen by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Copenhagen sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace). Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Hague (Kunstmuseum Den Haag & Panorama Mesdag). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, don't miss a visit to Museum Quarter, explore the activities along The Amstel, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam travel planner.

Fly from Copenhagen to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brussels, Belgium

— 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Grand Place and Museum Plantin-Moretus are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Graslei and Korenlei and Memorial Waterloo 1815. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: STAM Ghent City Museum (in Ghent) and Antwerp (Red Star Line Museum, Saint Paul's Church, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Atomium, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and take a peaceful walk through Sonian Forest.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Brussels journey builder site.

Drive from Amsterdam to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

London, United Kingdom

— 5 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get a sense of the local culture at Wallace Collection and The British Museum. Get some historical perspective at HMS Belfast and Westminster Abbey. The adventure continues: sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, browse the exhibits of Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London travel route website.

You can take a train from Brussels to London in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Paris, France

— 5 nights

City of Light

A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe are in your itinerary. You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, don't miss a visit to Ile Saint-Louis, admire the masterpieces at Musee Marmottan Monet, and wander the streets of Île de la Cité.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Paris online road trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks