45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Varenna, Italy
Drive:  1 h 15 min
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Chiavenna, Italy
— Few hours
Drive:  3 h
2
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
3
Ettal, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Nordlingen, Germany
— 9 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
5
Mulhouse, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Thonon-les-Bains, France
— 24 nights
Drive:  3 h
End: Geneva, Switzerland

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Chiavenna, Italy

Chiavenna
Chiavenna is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Sondrio in the Italian region of Lombardy. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): admire the sheer force of Cascate dell'Acqua Fraggia.

To find reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chiavenna trip itinerary website.

Varenna to Chiavenna is an approximately 1.5- hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in September, and nighttime lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Chiavenna

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Cascate dell'Acqua Fraggia
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St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
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On the 22nd (Sat), make a trip to Chesa Futura. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Morteratsch Glacier, get great views at Diavolezza, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Moritz online trip maker.

Drive from Chiavenna to St. Moritz in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chiavenna in September; daily highs in St. Moritz reach 60°F and lows reach 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Ettal.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Pontresina, Metzgerei Plinio
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz

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Ettal, Germany

Ettal ©
Ettal is a German municipality in the district of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, in Bavaria.GeographyEttal is situated in the Oberland area in the Graswangtal between the Loisachtal and Ammertal, approx. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Schloss Neuschwanstein as well as Schloss Linderhof. Venture out of the city with trips to Kloster Benediktbeuern (in Benediktbeuern) and Franz Marc Museum (in Kochel am See). And it doesn't end there: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Klosterbrauerei Ettal, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria-Hilf-Kirche, get outside with Kuhflucht Wasserfall, and examine the collection at Munter-Haus.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Ettal trip builder.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Ettal takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from St. Moritz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ettal, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Nordlingen.

Things to do in Ettal

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Murnau, Kloster Benediktbeuern, Franz Marc Museum, Herzogstandbahn, Schloss Neuschwanstein
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Schloss Linderhof ©
Schloss Linderhof
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Kloster Benediktbeuern ©
Kloster Benediktbeuern

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Nordlingen, Germany

Nordlingen ©
Nördlingen is a town in the Donau-Ries district, in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany, with a population of approximately 19,000. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nordlingen: Burg Hohenzollern (in Hechingen), Muenster Unserer Lieben Frau (in Zwiefalten) and Blautopf (in Blaubeuren). There's much more to do: make a trip to Kirchturm Daniel, buy something for everyone on your list at Outlet City Metzingen, enjoy breathtaking views from St. Georg Dom, and explore the historical opulence of Lichtenstein Castle.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nordlingen trip builder app.

You can drive from Ettal to Nordlingen in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mulhouse.

Things to do in Nordlingen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dinkelsbuhl, Schwabisch Hall, Feuchtwangen, Sinsheim, Burg Hohenzollern
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Kirchturm Daniel ©
Kirchturm Daniel
Historische Stadtmauer ©
Historische Stadtmauer

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Mulhouse, France

Mulhouse ©
An industrial town nicknamed "the French Manchester," Mulhouse is famous for its Peugeot factory, esteemed museums, Alsace wine, and cultural riches.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mulhouse: Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg (in Orschwiller), Abbaye de Murbach (in Murbach) and Kintzheim (La montagne des singes & La Volerie des aigles). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Cite de l'Automobile, visit Little Venice, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Sainte Odile, and don't miss a visit to Old Town.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Mulhouse route planner.

Traveling by car from Nordlingen to Mulhouse takes 4.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 61°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Thonon-les-Bains.

Things to do in Mulhouse

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Colmar, Kintzheim, Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg, Vieille Ville, Abbaye de Murbach
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Cite de l'Automobile ©
Cite de l'Automobile
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg

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Thonon-les-Bains, France

Thonon-les-Bains ©
Thonon-les-Bains is a town in the Haute-Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in eastern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thonon-les-Bains: Pont de la Caille (in Cruseilles), Jardins Secrets (in Vaulx) and Abbaye d'Hautecombe (in Saint-Pierre-de-Curtille). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc de Merlet, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Joux, glide through natural beauty at La Clusaz, and contemplate the long history of Barrage et Site de Roselend.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Thonon-les-Bains trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Mulhouse to Thonon-les-Bains takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Thonon-les-Bains can reach 61°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Thonon-les-Bains

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Baume-les-Messieurs, Chamonix, Evian-les-Bains, Yvoire, Ornans
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Parc de Merlet ©
Parc de Merlet
Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains ©
Funiculaire de Thonon-les-Bains
Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles ©
Chateau de Ripaille, jardins, vignobles

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