38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
5
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
7
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
8
Athens, Greece
— 5 nights
9
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights

2
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
On the 15th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning), thenexplore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, and then stroll around Ekebergparken.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oslo tour planning app.

Helsinki, Finland to Oslo is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Oslo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Oslo

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Ekebergparken ©
Ekebergparken

4
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum Quarter and Zaanse Schans. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from A'dam Lookout.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner.

You can fly from Oslo to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Oslo in September, with highs in Amsterdam at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Holyrood Park and Photography Tours. Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, admire the masterpieces at Scottish National Portrait Gallery, examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, and make a trip to The Royal Mile.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh vacation planner.

Fly from Amsterdam to Edinburgh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in September, expect Edinburgh to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Holyrood Park ©
Holyrood Park
Photography Tours

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Beer Tastings & Tours. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, make a trip to Tower of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, read London trip builder site.

Getting from Edinburgh to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Tours Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Beer Tastings & Tours
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Food Tours and Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, admire the natural beauty at Jardin du Petit Sablon, and examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM).

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You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Brussels are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Food Tours

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Musee Nissim de Camondo and Le Trocadero et son esplanade. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and stroll around Parc des Buttes-Chaumont.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Paris visit planner.

Getting from Brussels to Paris by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 6:
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Museo Sorolla. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque Madrid Rio, make a trip to Paseo del Prado, and admire the striking features of Palacio De Cristal.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Madrid tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Madrid

Tours Museums Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Food Tours

5
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Great Theatre of Epidaurus and Temple of Hephaestus. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get great views at Mount Lycabettus, and explore the world behind art at Benaki Museum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Athens takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to Athens is 1 hour. Traveling from Madrid in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

The Great Theatre of Epidaurus
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus ©
The Great Theatre of Epidaurus

5
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Melk Abbey and Wine Tours & Tastings. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Stadtpfarrkirche Maria Himmelfahrt (in Melk) and Wachau Valley (in Joching). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien, get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and get your bearings at State Hall of the Austrian National Library.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna road trip planner.

You can fly from Athens to Vienna in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Athens in October; daily highs in Vienna reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Melk, Wachau Valley
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Wine Tours & Tastings

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