33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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Tallinn, Estonia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Riga, Latvia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Vilnius, Lithuania
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Shuttle
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Vienna, Austria
— 1 night
Drive
6
Debrecen, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive
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Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Zadar, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Limoges, France
— 3 nights
Train
12
Pau, France
— 3 nights
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Tallinn, Estonia — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): get curious at Energy Discovery Centre, see the interesting displays at Estonian Health Museum, steep yourself in history at Museum of Photography, get engrossed in the history at Tallinn Museum of Orders of Knighthood, then examine the collection at Bank of Estonia Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Digitiva - Multimedia Art Space. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Nature Trail in Keila Joa Park, admire the sheer force of Keila Waterfall, then see the interesting displays at Viimsi Open Air Museum, then stroll through Viru Bog Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Jagala Waterfall.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Tallinn holiday planner.

Denver, USA to Tallinn is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Tallinn is 9 hours. When traveling from Denver in October, plan for little chillier days in Tallinn, with highs around 10°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Riga.
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Riga, Latvia — 2 nights

Paris of the North

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Ogres Zilie Kalni and RSU Anatomy Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Aldaris Beer Museum and St. Gertrude Old Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Riga: Jelgava (Virgin Anna Roman Catholic Cathedral, Holy Trinity Church, &more), Salaspils Memorial Ensemble (in Salaspils) and Saulkrasti Bicycle Museum (in Saulkrasti). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Decorative Art and Design, step into the grandiose world of Riga Castle, examine the collection at Pharmacy Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Church.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Riga online holiday planner.

You can fly from Tallinn to Riga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Riga can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Vilnius.
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Vilnius, Lithuania — 2 nights

Jerusalem of Lithuania

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 Money Museum of the Bank of Lithuania and Holocaust Museum (The Green House). Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museum of History of Lithuanian Medicine and Pharmacy and St. Michael's Church (Sv. Mykolo Baznycia). Change things up with these side-trips from Vilnius: Kaunas (Sugihara House, Ninth Fort, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Lukiskes Prison 2.0, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Vilniaus staciatikiu Sventosios Dvasios vienuolynas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Bernardine Church (Bernardinu Baznycia).

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Vilnius trip planning tool.

You can drive from Riga to Vilnius in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vilnius are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Gallery of Steel Figures and Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague. Lidice Memorial and Park Průhonice are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Prague: Terezin (Památník Terezín - Národní hřbitov & Mala Pevnost (Small Fortress)). There's much more to do: stroll around Vyšehradské sady, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, learn about all things military at Kbely Aviation Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Cold War Museum.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Prague sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Vilnius to Prague in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Vilnius to Prague is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Vilnius in October, expect Prague to be somewhat warmer, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 1 night

City of Dreams

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Rom. Kath. Pfarre Bruck an der Leitha, examine the collection at Roman City Carnuntum, then step into the grandiose world of Burg Liechtenstein, then take a peaceful walk through Vienna Woods, and finally examine the collection at 3D PicArt Museum Vienna. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Augustinerkirche, pause for some serene contemplation at Trinitarierkirche zum Heiligen Franz von Assisi, examine the collection at Clock Museum (Uhrenmuseum), then see the interesting displays at Bank Austria Kunstforum, and finally steep yourself in history at Spittelberg Quarter.

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Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Debrecen.
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Debrecen, Hungary — 2 nights

Debrecen is the second largest city in Hungary after Budapest. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Szent Anna Cathedral and Parish Church, admire the striking features of Main Building of University of Debrecen, get curious at Agora Science Center, then look for all kinds of wild species at Pusztai Allatpark, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Kamilla Bath. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Reformed College of Debrecen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Co-cathedral of Our Lady of the Hungarians, and then browse the different shops at Korzo Shopping Centre.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Debrecen online tour planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Debrecen in 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Debrecen are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. On the 3rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Split.
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Split, Croatia — 2 nights

Sportiest City in the World

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
On the 4th (Fri), explore the ancient world of Ancient Salona, examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the world behind art at Jaman Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Split journey maker site.

Getting from Debrecen to Split by car takes about 9.5 hours. Traveling from Debrecen in November, things will get a bit warmer in Split: highs are around 20°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zadar.
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Zadar, Croatia — 1 night

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Museum of Nin Antiquities, hike along Mountain Traveller Croatia, and then learn about winemaking at Degarra Winery. On the next day, head outdoors with Rent a bike Zadar - Zara, then look for gifts at Vitlov Chocolate, then visit True Croatia Boat Experience, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Michael.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zadar road trip planning site.

Drive from Split to Zadar in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Zadar when traveling from Split in November, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Maria of Servi, contemplate the long history of Piazza dei Signori, see the interesting displays at Museo del Precinema, then examine the collection at Palazzo Zaguri, then examine the collection at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys, and finally wander the streets of Campo Santa Margherita. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Giudecca, pause for some serene contemplation at San Lazzaro degli Armeni, explore the world behind art at Fondazione Querini Stampalia, then take an in-depth tour of Museo di Palazzo Grimani, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco della Vigna, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria dei Miracoli.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip tool.

Drive from Zadar to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to Bern.
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Bern, Switzerland — 2 nights

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Step out of the city life by going to Corniche Lavaux Vineyards and Aare River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Natural History of Bern and Matte. Venture out of the city with trips to Lausanne (Palais De Rumine, Musee Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, &more), Musee des Chemins de fer du Kaeserberg (in Granges-Paccot) and Fribourg (Musée d'histoire naturelle & Cathedrale St-Nicolas). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum of Communication, pause for some serene contemplation at French Church, admire the local landmark of Zahringerbrunnen, and take in panoramic vistas at Prison Tower (Kafigturm).

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Bern day trip site.

You can fly from Venice to Bern in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Venice in November: high temperatures in Bern hover around 10°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Limoges.
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Limoges, France — 3 nights

Porcelain City

Known for its medieval enamels on copper (Limoges enamels), its 19th-century porcelain (Limoges porcelain), and for its oak barrels used for Cognac production, Limoges has a creative flair with historic significance.
Escape the urban bustle at Patrick Lakatos Guide de Riviere and Tarz en Arbres. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de la Resistance and Cite des Metiers et des Arts. Get out of town with these interesting Limoges side-trips: Musee Insolite Du Coiffeur Barbier (in Gramat), Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Rocamadour (in Rocamadour) and Halle de Martel (in Martel). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St. Michel des Lions, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise des Saints Anges, examine the collection at Musee du Four des casseaux, and get engrossed in the history at Historic Village and Rural Life Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Limoges travel planner.

You can drive from Bern to Limoges in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Bern in November since evenings lows in Limoges dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Pau.
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Pau, France — 3 nights

Royal City

On the northern edge of the Pyrénées, Pau is the perfect base to explore the mountains and ride the Funiculaire de Pau, a unique historic funicular railway that links the city center and Boulevard des Pyrénées to the railway station Gare de Pau.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): do a tasting at Plaimont, identify plant and animal life at Parc aux Rapaces - Fauconnerie Marche - Madiran, do a tasting at Chateau Lafitte, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint Girons de Monein, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Blaise de Lacommande. Here are some ideas for day two: do a tasting at Cru Lamouroux, do a tasting at Clos Lapeyre, awaken your taste buds at Cave de Gan - Jurancon, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise de Sainte Foy de Morlaas, then learn about all things military at Musee Memorial des Parachutistes, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Jacques.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Pau day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Limoges to Pau takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Limoges in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pau: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Canton of Bern travel guide

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The Canton of Bern is home to a diverse landscape of plateaus, breathtaking mountains, waterfalls, and lakes. In the capital city you'll find the Old Town, built in a loop of the river Aare. Its sandstone houses, narrow streets, fountains, and medieval atmosphere have earned it World Heritage Status. Sightseeing stops on your itinerary include the 101 m (331 ft) high platform at the Rose Garden, the bear family at Bear Park, and the Houses of Parliament that often open their doors to tourists. Shop the 6 km (3.7 mi) long covered medieval promenade, the longest shopping arcade in Europe. The boutiques, bars, and cabaret stages, some housed in vaulted cellars, are among Bern's other tourist attractions. Outside of the capital city, hike valleys and foothills, or take on the staggeringly steep mountain cliffs by ski or snowboard.
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