23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Brisbane, Australia
Fly + train:  27​h
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Montreux, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Courmayeur, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Bellagio, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Riva Del Garda, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bolzano, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Augsburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
Rothenburg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Michelstadt, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Rudesheim an der Nahe, Germany
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
Brisbane, Australia

1
day
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Aare Gorge, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ufschotti Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Altstadt Luzern.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne tour itinerary planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Lucerne is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, subway, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Lucerne, with lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for Montreux.

Things to do in Lucerne

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

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Aare Gorge
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Altstadt Luzern ©
Altstadt Luzern
Aare Gorge ©
Aare Gorge
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke) ©
Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke)

1
day
Montreux, Switzerland

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): go for a walk through Lakeside Promenade Fleuri and then admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon.

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Drive from Lucerne to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Courmayeur.

Things to do in Montreux

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau de Chillon
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Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri

1
day
Courmayeur, Italy

Courmayeur is a town and comune in northern Italy, in the autonomous region of Aosta Valley. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the historical opulence of Castello Reale di Sarre, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sarriod de La Tour, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Courmayeur trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Montreux to Courmayeur takes 2 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bellagio.

Things to do in Courmayeur

#Adventure, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Castello Reale di Sarre, River Rafting & Tubing, Castello Sarriod de La Tour
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River Rafting & Tubing
Castello Sarriod de La Tour ©
Castello Sarriod de La Tour
Castello Reale di Sarre ©
Castello Reale di Sarre

2
days
Bellagio, Italy

Bellagio ©
Known as the pearl of Lake Como for its luxury accommodations, high-end shops, and fine dining options, Bellagio serves as the lake's premiere resort town.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello and then admire the natural beauty at Villa Carlotta. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Greenway del Lago di Como, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Vezio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at i Giardini di Villa Melzi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bellagio sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Courmayeur to Bellagio in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Milan.

Things to do in Bellagio

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Tremezzina, Castello di Vezio, Greenway del Lago di Como
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i Giardini di Villa Melzi ©
i Giardini di Villa Melzi
Castello di Vezio ©
Castello di Vezio
Villa Carlotta ©
Villa Carlotta

2
days
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, then wander the streets of Navigli District, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner .

Drive from Bellagio to Milan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Riva Del Garda.

Things to do in Milan

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Monumental Cemetery ©
Monumental Cemetery
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo

1
day
Riva Del Garda, Italy

Riva Del Garda ©
Riva del Garda is a town and comune in the northern Italian province of Trento of the Trentino Alto Adige region. On the 23rd (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Castello Scaligero di Malcesine and then explore the historical opulence of Arco Castle.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Riva Del Garda trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Milan to Riva Del Garda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Venice.

Things to do in Riva Del Garda

#Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello Scaligero di Malcesine, Arco Castle
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Castello Scaligero di Malcesine ©
Castello Scaligero di Malcesine
The Bastion ©
The Bastion

3
days
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.
Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Doge's Palace and Ponte dei Sospiri for their historical value. Step out of Venice to go to Padua and see Scrovegni Chapel, which is approximately 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, and steep yourself in history at Squero di San Trovaso.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice journey planner .

You can drive from Riva Del Garda to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. August in Venice sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bolzano.

Things to do in Venice

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
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St. Mark's Square
St. Mark's Square
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
days
Bolzano, Italy

Bolzano ©
South Tyrol's capital, Bolzano, has been named the Italian city with the highest quality of life.
On the 27th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Bolzano, then take an in-depth tour of South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di San Romedio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff and then get to know the fascinating history of Merano Centro Storico.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bolzano online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Venice to Bolzano takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bolzano

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Merano, Santuario di San Romedio
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Merano Centro Storico ©
Merano Centro Storico
I Giardini di Castel Trauttmansdorff ©
Duomo di Bolzano ©
Duomo di Bolzano

2
days
Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) and then stroll through Swarovski Crystal Worlds. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at Schloss Ambras Innsbruck (Ambras Castle), then get to know the fascinating history of Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Innsbruck.

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Drive from Bolzano to Innsbruck in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Innsbruck is slightly colder than Bolzano - with highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Augsburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Swarovski Crystal Worlds, Rattenberg - Medieval pedestrian zone
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The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl) ©
The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl)
Dom zu St. Jakob ©
Dom zu St. Jakob

1
day
Augsburg, Germany

Augsburg ©
Easily and quickly accessible from anywhere in the country, Augsburg is packed with historical attractions and intersected by quaint cobbled streets.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Ulrich and St. Afra, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Maria (Dom St. Maria), and finally wander the streets of Fuggerei.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Augsburg day trip tool .

Drive from Innsbruck to Augsburg in 3 hours. August in Augsburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sat) before leaving for Dinkelsbuhl.

Things to do in Augsburg

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum ©
Augsburger Puppentheatermuseum
Fuggerei ©
Fuggerei
Perlach Tower ©
Perlach Tower

1
day
Dinkelsbuhl, Germany

Dinkelsbuhl ©
Dinkelsbühl is a historic town in Central Franconia, a region of Germany that is now part of the state of Bavaria, in southern Germany. On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to Bauerlinsturm, then make a trip to Weinmarkt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Church, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dinkelsbuhl trip planner .

Drive from Augsburg to Dinkelsbuhl in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Dinkelsbuhl are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Rothenburg.

Things to do in Dinkelsbuhl

#Historic Sites
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Bauerlinsturm ©
Bauerlinsturm
St. George Church ©
St. George Church

1
day
Rothenburg, Germany

Rothenburg ©
An old imperial city, Rothenburg is the main tourist stop on the scenic Romantic Road of Bavaria.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Town Walls, wander the streets of Old Town, ponder the world of politics at Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Jacob's Church (St. Jakobskirche), and finally see the interesting displays at Medieval Crime Museum (Mittelalterliches Kriminalmuseum).

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You can drive from Dinkelsbuhl to Rothenburg in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September in Rothenburg, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Mon) before leaving for Michelstadt.

Things to do in Rothenburg

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
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Town Walls ©
Town Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Spital Bastion ©
Spital Bastion

1
day
Michelstadt, Germany

Michelstadt ©
Michelstadt in the Odenwald is a town in the Odenwaldkreis (district) in southern Hesse, Germany between Darmstadt and Heidelberg. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Burg Lindenfels and then examine the collection at Modelbahnwelt-Odenwald.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Michelstadt day trip planning site .

You can drive from Rothenburg to Michelstadt in 2 hours. September in Michelstadt sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rudesheim an der Nahe.

Things to do in Michelstadt

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burg Lindenfels, Modelbahnwelt-Odenwald
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Modelbahnwelt-Odenwald ©
Modelbahnwelt-Odenwald
Burg Lindenfels ©
Burg Lindenfels

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hours
Rudesheim an der Nahe, Germany

Rudesheim an der Nahe
For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Rudesheim an der Nahe holiday planner .

Getting from Michelstadt to Rudesheim an der Nahe by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Michelstadt in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Rudesheim an der Nahe, with lows around 10°C. You'll set off for Frankfurt on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Rudesheim an der Nahe

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Frankfurt route planner.

Getting from Rudesheim an der Nahe to Frankfurt by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Frankfurt

#Historic Sites
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