44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe attractions planner

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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Blansko, Czech Republic
— 1 night
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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
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Bordeaux, France
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 5 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 8 nights
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Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Fisherman's Bastion and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Matthias Church and Dohány Street Synagogue. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Ram Szakadek (in Domos), Nagyvillam Ski Slope (in Visegrad) and Matrafured (Kozmary Kilato & Dog sled tour Matrafured). Next up on the itinerary: test the waters at a local thermal spa, get a taste of the local shopping with Koller Gallery, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Budapest itinerary app.

New Delhi, India to Budapest is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Budapest is minus 4.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Blansko.

Things to do in Budapest

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

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Blansko, Czech Republic

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Moravian Karst, then Head underground at Cave Balcarka, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Propast Macocha.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Blansko trip itinerary maker website.

Drive from Budapest to Blansko in 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Cesky Krumlov.

Things to do in Blansko

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republic

— 2 nights
Known around the world for its medieval castle, Cesky Krumlov offers the chance to experience the charm of a small European city seemingly frozen in time several centuries ago.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum Fotoatelier Seidel, then explore the world behind art at Egon Schiele Art Centrum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Synagogue of Cesky Krumlov, and finally steep yourself in history at Latran houses. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Minorite Monastery, examine the collection at Moldavite Museum - Muzeum vltavinu, then get to know the fascinating history of Historie mesta Ceský Krumlov, then sample some tasty brews at Wiseman Free Tour, and finally steep yourself in history at Cesky Krumlov Castle.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cesky Krumlov road trip planner.

You can drive from Blansko to Cesky Krumlov in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Cesky Krumlov

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. Get a sense of the local culture at Lesser Town and St. Vitus Cathedral. Spend the 22nd (Mon) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Prague road trip app.

You can drive from Cesky Krumlov to Prague in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in November, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to fly to Bordeaux.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Bordeaux, France

— 5 nights

The Port of the Moon

With a long history of producing regional wines since the Romans brought grapevines here during the first century, so many people consider Bordeaux to be the wine capital of the world.
Step out of the city life by going to La Grande Dune du Pilat and Réserve Ornithologique du Teich. Popular historic sites such as Chateau de Bridoire and St. Andre Cathedral are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau Laniote (in Saint-Emilion), Chateau de Reignac (in Saint-Loubes) and Montignac (Lascaux Caves 4 & Lascaux II). It doesn't end there: do a tasting at Chateau Feely and indulge your taste buds at Chateau Bernateau.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bordeaux driving holiday tool.

You can fly from Prague to Bordeaux in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in November; daily highs in Bordeaux reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Bordeaux

Parks · Nature · Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 23 — 28:

Paris, France

— 6 nights

City of Light

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.
Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Le Marais or Champs-Elysees. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Paris: Evasion Canine (in Fontainebleau) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris day trip site.

Traveling by train from Bordeaux to Paris takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Bordeaux in November, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Nov 28 — Dec 4:

Brussels, Belgium

— 6 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Do your shopping at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert and Museum De Reede. Get in touch with nature at Sonian Forest and Silsombos. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Brussels: Museum Plantin-Moretus (in Antwerp) and Doode Bemde (in Neerijse). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Grand Place, admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire, see some colorful creatures with Relax Divers Meise, and browse the exhibits of Belgian Comic Strip Center.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Brussels day trip planner.

Getting from Paris to Brussels by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. December in Brussels sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 4 — 10:

Bruges, Belgium

— 5 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Groeningemuseum and Friet Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Gravensteen and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Change things up with these side-trips from Bruges: Heidebos (in Wachtebeke), Boterlandfietsroute (in Diksmuide) and Ghent (Ghent City Center & Saint Bavo's Cathedral). There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, head outdoors with Het Vrijbos, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, and take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bruges trip planner.

You can drive from Brussels to Bruges in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. December in Bruges sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 10 — 15:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 8 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Van Gogh Museum and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery. Let the collections at Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Haarlem (De Vishal, Frans Hals Museum, &more), Regte Heide & Riels Laag (in Riel) and Oisterwijkse Bossen en Vennen (in Oisterwijk). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll through Strand Camperduin, kick back and relax at Scheveningen Beach, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Amsterdam takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 15 — 23:

Czech Republic travel guide

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Bridges · Historic Walking Areas · Castles
From historical towns and cities, to a countryside speckled with castles and chateaus, the Czech Republic is a holiday destination that can satisfy everybody's taste. Even though it's modern and fully-developed, the country carefully preserves its traditions and heritage. The city of Prague, with its breathtaking architecture, vibrant art and culture scene, and bustling nightlife, is not only one of the country's main attractions, but also a top European tourist hub. The scenic countryside features numerous national parks and nature reserves perfect for hiking, cycling, golfing, and enjoying the natural beauty. In the wintertime ski buffs have their pick from a selection of resorts. If you're looking to unwind and rejuvenate in picturesque settings, visit the famous spa and wellness resorts that have been renowned in Europe for centuries.