38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Valencia, Spain
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Corfu Town, Greece
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium — 2 nights

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Popular historic sites such as Grand Place and Justice Palace (Palais de Justice) are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Bruges (The Markt & Boat Tours & Water Sports). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Atomium, take a stroll through Place St. Gery, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cantillon Brewery.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Brussels attractions planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Brussels is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online day trip planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In September in Paris, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to Porto.
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Porto, Portugal — 3 nights

Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Palacio da Bolsa and Monumento aos Herois da Guerra Peninsular. You'll get in some beach time at Praia da Costa Nova and Praia Do Labrego. Dedicate the 19th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral), wander the streets of Ribeira do Porto, don't miss a visit to Livraria Lello, and take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Porto trip simple and quick.

Getting from Paris to Porto by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Porto is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Porto can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can fly to Valencia.
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Valencia, Spain — 3 nights

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Get some historical perspective at Valencia Cathedral and Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir. Step out of the city life by going to Kayaking & Canoeing and Playa Gandia. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Central Market of Valencia, contemplate the long history of La Lonja de la Seda, shop like a local with Monochrome Hub Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jardi del Turia.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia route builder website.

You can fly from Porto to Valencia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Porto to Valencia due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Porto in September, things will get a bit warmer in Valencia: highs are around 33°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pick up some local products at La Boqueria, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, look for gifts at Casa Gispert, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Casa Batllo, then walk around Parc Guell, and then wander the streets of Las Ramblas.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Barcelona trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Corfu Town.
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Corfu Town, Greece — 3 nights

Often called "Kastropolis" because of its majestic Venetian castle, Corfu Town once featured such extensive fortifications that a force of over 20,000 soldiers defended them.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sweet 'N Spicy Bahar Shop and Corfu Market. Old Fortress Corfu and Mon Repos Palace will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Corfu Museum of Asian Art, stop by Corfu Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Schulenburg Statue, and browse the exhibits of Tsami Ceramics.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Corfu Town day trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Corfu Town in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Corfu Town is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Corfu Town are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then explore the activities along Canal Grande, then wander the streets of Cannaregio, and finally wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally don't miss a visit to Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip builder tool.

You can fly from Corfu Town to Venice in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Corfu Town to Venice is minus 1 hour. In September, Venice is little chillier than Corfu Town - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Ljubljana.
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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Bled Castle and Cathedral of St. Nicholas. Get a sense of the local culture at Wine Tasting Bled and Ljubljana Old Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Bled (Bled Island & Galerija Mikame) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, don't miss a visit to Ljubljana Castle, view the masterpieces at Gallery & Auction house SLOART, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ljubljanica River.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Venice in October, with highs in Ljubljana at 18°C and lows at 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and Central Market Hall. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and Heroes' Square. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, walk around Margaret Island, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and don't miss a visit to Andrassy Avenue.

For reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Ljubljana to Budapest takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In October in Budapest, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace will appeal to history buffs. Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, stop by Xocolat, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Augustinerkirche, and examine the collection at Hofburg.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Vienna takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
Staromestske namesti and Prague Castle will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at St. Vitus Cathedral and Lesser Town. Spend the 14th (Fri) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, look for gifts at Artel, and stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October in Prague, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 3 nights

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.
Visit Nymphenburg Palace and Andechs Monastery for their historical value. Head to Viktualienmarkt and Schack-Galeriefor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: explore the activities along English Garden, take in the spiritual surroundings of Asamkirche, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, and don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Munich sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to fly back home.
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