46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
3
Hannover, Germany
— 3 nights
4
Wurzburg, Germany
— 5 nights
5
Triberg, Germany
— 3 nights
6
Fussen, Germany
— 2 nights
7
Innsbruck, Austria
— 1 night
8
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
9
Sorrento, Italy
— 5 nights
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
11
Ovada, Italy
— 3 nights
12
Marseille, France
— 5 nights
13
Paris, France
— 4 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, then contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then get engrossed in the history at Museum of the City of Brussels (Musee de la Ville de Bruxelles), and finally see the interesting displays at Atomium. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Brussels, then see the interesting displays at Horta Museum (Musee Horta), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule).

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Brussels day trip planner.

Portland, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 46-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -8.5 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in October: highs in Brussels hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Willet-Holthuysen Museum, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Keep things going the next day: walk around Vondelpark and then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hannover.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Hannover, Germany

Hannover ©
Hannover, northern Germany's major urban center, may be best known for hosting annual commercial trade fairs.
Change things up with a short trip to Heide Park in Soltau (about 1h 5 min away). There's lots more to do: stroll around Eilenriede - Park, meet the residents at Erlebnis Zoo Hannover, contemplate the waterfront views at Maschsee, and take in nature's colorful creations at Stadtpark.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Hannover route builder website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Hannover in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Hannover

Parks · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Heide Park
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Herrenhaeuser Garten ©
Herrenhaeuser Garten
The New Town Hall ©
The New Town Hall
Maschsee ©
Maschsee

5
nights
Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Rothenburg (St. Wolfgang's Church, Klingentor, &more) and Bamberg (Altes Rathaus, Bamberg Altstadt, &more). There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Würzburg Residence, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, admire the landmark architecture of St. Kilian Cathedral, and admire the local landmark of Vierroehrenbrunnen.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Wurzburg trip maker website.

Take a train from Hannover to Wurzburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Wurzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Triberg.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Bamberg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

3
nights
Triberg, Germany

Triberg ©
Triberg im Schwarzwald is a town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, located in the Schwarzwald-Baar district in the Black Forest. On the 29th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof, make a trip to Triberg Town Hall Conference Room, then admire the sheer force of Triberger Waterfall, and finally examine the collection at Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Gengenbach Town Hall, make a trip to Historische Altstadt, then find something for the whole family at Rodelbahn Gutach, and finally look for gifts at House of 1000 Clocks.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Triberg route builder site.

Getting from Wurzburg to Triberg by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. October in Triberg sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Fussen.

Things to do in Triberg

Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Gengenbach, Gutach im Schwarzwald
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 31:
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Schwarzwalder Freilichtmuseum Vogtsbauernhof ©
Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum) ©
Black Forest Museum (Schwarzwaldmuseum)
Triberger Waterfall ©
Triberger Waterfall

2
nights
Fussen, Germany

Fussen ©
Framed by the Alps and set upon a riverbank, the city of Fussen in addition to its historic architecture is the epicenter of Germany’s traditional violin-making industry.
Fussen is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Schloss Neuschwanstein, step into the grandiose world of Hohes Schloss, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hl.-Geist-Spitalkirche, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Benediktinerkloster St. Mang.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Fussen road trip website.

Traveling by car from Triberg to Fussen takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Fussen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Schloss Neuschwanstein, Schloss Hohenschwangau
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
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Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau

1
night
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 3rd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and then take an in-depth tour of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl).

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Innsbruck trip builder.

You can drive from Fussen to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. November in Innsbruck sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
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Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Venice takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In November, Venice is somewhat warmer than Innsbruck - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sorrento.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 4:
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Ponte di Rialto ©
Ponte di Rialto

5
nights
Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento ©
A lovely town easily accessible from almost anywhere in the country, Sorrento overlooks the Bay of Naples and sits right on the Amalfi Drive.
Explore Sorrento's surroundings by going to Positano (Il Sentiero Degli Dei & Fornillo), Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma (in Ravello) and Amalfi (Duomo di Sant'Andrea & Fontana sant'Andrea). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Piazza Tasso, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Francis Church and Convent, and admire the natural beauty at Vivaio Ruoppo.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sorrento trip maker app.

Getting from Venice to Sorrento by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and subway; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in November, with highs in Sorrento at 20°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Sorrento

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Positano, Amalfi, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma, Duomo di Salerno
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 9:
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Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Biblioteca Comunale degli Intronati, Basilica Cateriniana San Domenico, &more). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and steep yourself in history at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of subway and train from Sorrento to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and flight. Traveling from Sorrento in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Ovada.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 14:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
nights
Ovada, Italy

Ovada ©
Ovada is a comune of 11,484 inhabitants in the Province of Alessandria in the northern Italian region Piedmont, located about 90km southeast of Turin and about 30km south of Alessandria.Ovada is the main comune of the Ovadese area, an area of the Lower Piedmont and Upper Montferrat, located in the southern portion of the province of Alessandria.GeographyThe area, located on the northern foothills of the Ligurian-Piedmontese Apennines and at the entrance of the Stura valley leading to the Turchino pass, is hilly, tending to mountainous heading south, with plains where agriculture is practiced and where the industries have established their factories near the main connections. Explore Ovada's surroundings by going to Cowboyland (in Voghera), Cittadella di Alessandria (in Alessandria) and Presepe Artistico Del Mater Dei (in Tortona). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio, steep yourself in history at Ex Monastero di San Remigio, don't miss a visit to Oratorio Di S. Maria Maddalena, and look for gifts at Serravalle Designer Outlet.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ovada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Ovada takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Florence in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Ovada, with highs around 11°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Ovada

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Ex Monastero di San Remigio, Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio, Oratorio Di S. Maria Maddalena, Forte di Gavi, Cowboyland
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 17:
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Cowboyland ©
Cowboyland
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio ©
Eremo di Sant'Alberto di Butrio
Serravalle Designer Outlet ©
Serravalle Designer Outlet

5
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Get out of town with these interesting Marseille side-trips: Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon), Carrieres des Lumieres (in Les Baux de Provence) and Cannes (Le Suquet & La Croisette). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, explore the world behind art at Museum of European and Mediterranean Civilisations, don't miss a visit to Place Villeneuve-Bargemon, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parc National des Calanques.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Marseille visit planner.

Traveling by car from Ovada to Marseille takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Ovada in November, you will find days in Marseille are somewhat warmer (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Avignon, Cannes, Carrieres des Lumieres, Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 22:
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Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde
La Croisette ©
La Croisette

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see photos and tourist information, use the Paris online day trip planner.

Getting from Marseille to Paris by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. When traveling from Marseille in November, plan for slightly colder days in Paris, with highs around 12°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 26:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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