42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
2
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 2 nights
3
Innsbruck, Austria
— 2 nights
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
5
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
6
Warsaw, Poland
— 3 nights
7
Lublin, Poland
— 2 nights
8
Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
9
Wroclaw, Poland
— 3 nights
10
Torun, Poland
— 2 nights
11
Olsztyn, Poland
— 2 nights
12
Gdansk, Poland
— 3 nights
13
Tallinn, Estonia
— 3 nights
14
Riga, Latvia
— 3 nights
15
Vilnius, Lithuania
— 3 nights
16
Vienna, Austria
— 1 night

2
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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.
Stephansplatz has been added to your itinerary. On the 7th (Mon), examine the collection at The Hofburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, wander the streets of Historic Center of Vienna, thenmake a trip to Peterskirche, thendon't miss a visit to Stephansplatz, and finally make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Minoritenkirche, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, thenmeet the residents at Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kirche am Steinhof.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online trip maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In September, Vienna is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll set off for Bratislava on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Peterskirche ©
Peterskirche
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Kirche am Steinhof ©
Kirche am Steinhof

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): wander the streets of Bratislava Old Town. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Bratislava Castle, pause for some serene contemplation at Franciscan Church and Monastery, thenget engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Blue Church of St. Elizabeth.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Bratislava vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Vienna to Bratislava in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Bratislava, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Innsbruck.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 11:
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Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth ©
Blue Church of St. Elizabeth
St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) ©

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Innsbruck, Austria

Innsbruck ©
Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hofgarten, Schloss Ambras Innsbruck, Imperial Palace, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hofkirche, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Dom zu St. Jakob, and finally steep yourself in history at Altstadt von Innsbruck. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Triumphal Arch (Triumphpforte), admire the striking features of Imperial Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Alpenzoo, thenfly down the slopes at Bergisel Ski Jump, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Maria-Theresien-Strasse, and finally explore the galleries of Schloss Ambras Innsbruck.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Innsbruck trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Bratislava to Innsbruck takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. September in Innsbruck sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Innsbruck

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Hofkirche ©
Hofkirche
Altstadt von Innsbruck ©
Altstadt von Innsbruck
Maria-Theresien-Strasse ©
Maria-Theresien-Strasse

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Old Town, Badestrand Hallstatt and Waldbachstrub Waterfall. Visit Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Petersfriedhof and Nonnberg Convent. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Untersberg, don't miss a visit to Mirabell Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche, and explore the world behind art at Museum der Moderne Monchsberg.

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

Drive from Innsbruck to Salzburg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Hallstatt
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
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Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) ©
St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter)

3
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Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Hercules Fountain has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Bled Island and Vintgar Gorge will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Sts. Cyril and Methodius Orthodox Church. Change things up with a short trip to Bled Castle in Bled (about 44 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franciscan Church of the Annunciation, don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, get lost in a book at Seminary Palace and Library, and stroll around Congress Square (Kongresni trg).

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Ljubljana day trip app.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Ljubljana takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll set off for Warsaw on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Bled, Vintgar Gorge
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Bled Island ©
Bled Island
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation ©
Franciscan Church of the Annunciation
Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Cathedral of St. Nicholas

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Warsaw, Poland

Warsaw ©
Warsaw draws big crowds with its seemingly unstoppable energy, exemplified by the city's explosive nightlife and thriving music scene.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cmentarz Wojskowy na Powazkach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Krakowskie Przedmiescie, thenmake a trip to Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Holy Cross Church (Kosciol Swietego Krzyza).

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Warsaw travel planning website.

You can fly from Ljubljana to Warsaw in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Lublin.

Things to do in Warsaw

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski) ©
Warsaw Barbican (Barbakan Warszawski)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie ©
Lazienki Krolewskie w Warszawie

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Lublin, Poland

Lublin ©
On the 22nd (Tue), contemplate the long history of Majdanek State Museum and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Michael. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Plac Po Farze, thenexplore the historical opulence of The Lublin Castle, thencontemplate the long history of Crown Tribunal, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Metropolitan Cathedral of St. John the Baptist and John the Evangelist.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lublin day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Warsaw to Lublin takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Lublin are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. You will leave for Krakow on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Lublin

Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Majdanek State Museum ©
Majdanek State Museum
The Lublin Castle ©
The Lublin Castle
Plac Po Farze ©
Plac Po Farze

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You've now added Wieliczka Salt Mine to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): explore the galleries of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow holiday maker site.

Traveling by car from Lublin to Krakow takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Krakow

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine

3
nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town- Historic Center and Church of the Holy Cross. Step off the beaten path and head to Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) and Solny Square. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Magdalene Church, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and take in panoramic vistas at Most Pokutnic.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw itinerary builder website.

Getting from Krakow to Wroclaw by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Wroclaw can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Torun.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Museums Spas
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka
St. Mary Magdalene Church ©
St. Mary Magdalene Church

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Torun, Poland

Torun ©
The birthplace of astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus, the medieval town of Torun escaped the destruction of World War II, managing to preserve most of the Gothic architecture of its historical old town.
To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Torun trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Wroclaw to Torun in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Torun can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Olsztyn on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Torun

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Niewidzialny Dom ©
Niewidzialny Dom
Żywe Muzeum Piernika ©
Żywe Muzeum Piernika
Town Square - Old Town ©
Town Square - Old Town

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Olsztyn, Poland

Olsztyn ©
Olsztyn is a city on the Łyna River in northeastern Poland. Ukiel Sport and Recreation Center has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Dom Gazety Olsztynskiej and then get curious at Castle of Warmian Bishops in Olsztyn. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Municipal Beach, get some thrills out on the water with Ukiel Sport and Recreation Center, and then get all the equipment you need at Przystanek Debowa.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Olsztyn road trip app.

Getting from Torun to Olsztyn by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll set off for Gdansk on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Olsztyn

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Przystanek Debowa ©
Przystanek Debowa
Dom Gazety Olsztynskiej ©
Dom Gazety Olsztynskiej

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Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk ©
Although its history goes back a thousand years, Gdansk represents one of Poland's most modern urban centers, its thriving economy boosted by a lively tourism sector.
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci and St. Mary's Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sopot Pier and Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Stogi Beach, stop by Old Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Dominikanie Gdańsk - Bazylika pw. Świętego Mikołaja | St. Nicholas Roman Catholic Church, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Church (Kosciol Sw. Katarzyny).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Gdansk route planning tool.

Drive from Olsztyn to Gdansk in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Gdansk sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Tallinn.

Things to do in Gdansk

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku, Kepa Redlowska & Klif Orlowski, Sopot Pier
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku ©
Muzeum Zamkowe w Malborku
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci ©
Europejskie Centrum SolidarnoSci
St. Mary's Church ©
St. Mary's Church

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Tallinn, Estonia

Tallinn ©
A historic city with its eye firmly on the future, Tallinn blends medieval fortifications, gleaming skyscrapers, and charming boutiques with a spattering of Soviet relics.
Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Toompea Castle, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Peapiiskopi Kirik, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Aleksander Nevski Katedraali, thentake some stellar pictures from Viewing Point Kohtuotsa, and finally contemplate the long history of Toompea Hill.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tallinn trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Gdansk to Tallinn in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Gdansk in October, things will get slightly colder in Tallinn: highs are around °C and lows about °C. You'll set off for Riga on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Tallinn

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali ©
Aleksander Nevski Katedraali
Toompea Hill ©
Toompea Hill
Church of the Holy Spirit Puhavaimu Kirik ©

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Riga, Latvia

Riga ©
Often referred to as "The Paris of the North," Riga offers thriving nightlife and some of the best collections of Art Nouveau architecture in Europe.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Peter's Church and St. John's Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Old City Riga (Vecriga) and Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Livu Square, have some family-friendly fun at OldTown Archery Riga, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Roland.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Riga planning site.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Riga sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 12th (Mon), you're off to Vilnius.

Things to do in Riga

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Highlights from your plan
Riga Ghetto and Latvian Holocaust Museum ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga) ©
Old City Riga (Vecriga)
St. Peter's Church ©
St. Peter's Church

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Vilnius, Lithuania

Vilnius ©
The capital of Lithuania, Vilnius, boasts an impressive medieval quarter--one of the continent's largest and a World Heritage Site with almost 2,000 historical buildings.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gediminas Castle Tower and Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas. Discover out-of-the-way places like Church of St. Theresa and St John's church. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Casimir, contemplate the long history of Ponary cmentarz, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Rasu Cemetery (Rasu kapines).

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vilnius trip builder.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Vilnius, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You will leave for Vienna on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Vilnius

Historic Sites Museums
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Gediminas Castle Tower ©
Gediminas Castle Tower
Church of St. Theresa ©
Church of St. Theresa

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griechenbeisl as well as Prater. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Prater and then get a taste of local nightlife at Griechenbeisl.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Vilnius to Vienna takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Vilnius in October; daily highs in Vienna reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Theme Parks Nightlife
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Prater ©
Prater
Kaisergruft ©
Kaisergruft
Griechenbeisl ©
Griechenbeisl

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