21 days in Europe Itinerary

21 days in Europe Itinerary

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Montabaur, Germany
— Few hours
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Bamberg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Passau, Germany
— Few hours
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 1 night
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Siofok, Hungary
— Few hours
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
10
Lienz, Austria
— Few hours
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Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Italy
— 3 nights
12
Schwangau, Germany
— Few hours
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Rothenburg, Germany
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
15
Cologne, Germany
— Few hours

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Montabaur, Germany

Montabaur ©
Montabaur is a town and the district seat of the Westerwaldkreis in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): revel in the low prices at Montabaur The Style Outlets.

Make your Montabaur itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Aarschot, Belgium to Montabaur is an approximately 3-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bamberg.

Things to do in Montabaur

Shopping
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Montabaur The Style Outlets ©
Montabaur The Style Outlets

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Bamberg, Germany

Bamberg ©
First mentioned in historical records from the year 902, Bamberg retains today the medieval, old-world charm that has defined its past development.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Kirche St. Maria und St. Theodor, pause for some serene contemplation at Bamberg Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Bamberg Altstadt, then admire the natural beauty at Rosengarten, and finally steep yourself in history at Altes Rathaus.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bamberg trip maker site.

Getting from Montabaur to Bamberg by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Montabaur in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bamberg, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Passau.

Things to do in Bamberg

Historic Sites · Parks
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Bamberg Cathedral ©
Bamberg Cathedral
Bamberg Altstadt ©
Bamberg Altstadt
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

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Passau, Germany

Passau ©
Situated at the confluence of three rivers, including the Danube, Passau is steeped in religious history but has adopted a modern commercial outlook.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dom St. Stephan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Passau online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bamberg to Passau takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Passau

Historic Sites
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Dom St. Stephan ©
Dom St. Stephan

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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.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate the long history of Karlskirche, and then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt, see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, then look for gifts at Xocolat, and finally take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Vienna trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Passau to Vienna by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Thu) before leaving for Bratislava.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), then wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bratislava road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Bratislava takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Bratislava sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St Michael's Church. Keep things going the next day: savor the flavors at Central Market Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and finally get outside with City Park Városliget.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest route planner.

Getting from Bratislava to Budapest by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Siofok.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

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Siofok, Hungary

Siofok
Siófok is a city in Hungary on the southern bank of Lake Balaton in Somogy County. Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): make a trip to Sió-Torony Kft.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Siofok trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Siofok in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Siofok are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zagreb.
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Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): visit Upper Town (Gornji Grad), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then look for gifts at Break Time, then hunt for treasures at Ban Josip Jelačić Square, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zagreb route planner.

You can drive from Siofok to Zagreb in 3 hours. Traveling from Siofok in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zagreb, with lows around 13°C. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

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Ljubljana, Slovenia

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 16th (Wed): take in the views from Triple Bridge, stop by Chocolate store Cukrcek, and then explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the historical opulence of Bled Castle, then trek along Vintgar Gorge, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Martin's Parish Church.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Ljubljana trip maker website.

Drive from Zagreb to Ljubljana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Ljubljana are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Lienz.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Bled Castle ©
Bled Castle

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Lienz, Austria

Lienz
Lienz is a medieval town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. On the 18th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Franziskanerkirche and then don't miss a visit to Hauptplatz Lienz.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lienz trip builder website.

Drive from Ljubljana to Lienz in 2.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tirolo / Dorf Tirol.

Things to do in Lienz

Historic Sites
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Tirolo / Dorf Tirol, Italy

Tirolo / Dorf Tirol ©
On the 19th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Merano Centro Storico, trek along Tappeiner Promenade, then get engrossed in the history at Castle Tyrol South Tyrolean Museum of Culture and Provincial History, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Parish Church. On your second day here, hike along Nature Trail, explore the activities along Spronser Lakes, and then admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Tirolo / Dorf Tirol online trip planner.

Getting from Lienz to Tirolo / Dorf Tirol by car takes about 3 hours. In September, Tirolo / Dorf Tirol is a bit warmer than Lienz - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Schwangau.

Things to do in Tirolo / Dorf Tirol

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Merano
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I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff
Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
Tappeiner Promenade ©
Tappeiner Promenade

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Schwangau, Germany

Schwangau ©
An ideal holiday escape from fast-paced urban centers, Schwangau allows visitors to hike, cycle, swim, dance, and dine surrounded by a picture-perfect landscape.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Fuessen, then admire the striking features of Schloss Neuschwanstein, and then explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hohenschwangau.

For more things to do and tourist information, go to the Schwangau attractions website.

Traveling by car from Tirolo / Dorf Tirol to Schwangau takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Tirolo / Dorf Tirol in September, with highs in Schwangau at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Schwangau

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Schloss Hohenschwangau, Altstadt von Fuessen
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Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Altstadt von Fuessen ©
Altstadt von Fuessen

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Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, steep yourself in history at Siebers Tower, steep yourself in history at Altstadt, examine the collection at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum), then contemplate the long history of Town Walls, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche). Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of St. Kilian Cathedral, explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, and then take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rothenburg trip planner.

Traveling by car from Schwangau to Rothenburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Rothenburg

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wurzburg
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Altstadt ©
Altstadt
Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
St. Kilian Cathedral ©
St. Kilian Cathedral

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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), snap pictures at Iron Bridge, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Kleinmarkthalle, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt route tool.

Traveling by car from Rothenburg to Frankfurt takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Cologne.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Main-Taunus Zentrum
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Kleinmarkthalle ©
Kleinmarkthalle
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum

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Cologne, Germany

Cologne ©
Though Cologne famously contains 12 Romanesque churches, the city's top prize remains its landmark Gothic cathedral.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the striking features of Cologne Cathedral.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Cologne online road trip planner.

Getting from Frankfurt to Cologne by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Cologne are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cologne

Historic Sites
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Cologne Cathedral ©
Cologne Cathedral

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