34 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly to Geneva, Bus to Annecy
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Annecy, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Turin, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive
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Vicenza, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Piran, Slovenia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Villach, Austria
— 1 night
Train
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Innsbruck, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Ulm, Germany
— 2 nights
Train
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights

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London, United Kingdom — 1 night

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the striking features of Westminster Abbey, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, and then take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London tour site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport, London St. Pancras International, Ebbsfleet International Rail Station, South Cape (Zuid-Kaap) Airport (nonexistent / spam) and Ashford International Rail Station. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 4 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Casa Batllo, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Barcelona online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from London to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 30°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Annecy.
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Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:

Annecy, France — 5 nights

Venice of the Alps

The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Annecy: Palais Ideal du Facteur Cheval (in Hauterives), Monastere Royal de Brou (in Bourg-en-Bresse) and Lac du Bourget (in Aix-les-Bains). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Lake Annecy, steep yourself in history at Basilique de la Visitation, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins de l'Europe, and explore the striking landscape at Les Gorges du Fier.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Annecy tour itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Barcelona to Annecy in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Barcelona in September, with highs in Annecy at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Turin.
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Turin, Italy — 2 nights

City of Magic

A city of technology and industry, Turin is in northwestern Italy, a one-hour drive from the French border and slightly more than that from the Mediterranean Sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): make a trip to Piazza Castello, make a trip to Piazza San Carlo, stroll around Parco del Valentino, then make a trip to Campanile del Duomo di Torino, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Torino e Cappella della Sacra Sindone, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Reale Di Torino.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Turin travel planner.

You can drive from Annecy to Turin in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Annecy in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Turin, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Margherita Ligure.
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Santa Margherita Ligure, Italy — 4 nights

Santa Margherita Ligure is a comune (municipality) in the Metropolitan City of Genoa in the Italian region Liguria, located about 35km southeast of Genoa, in the Tigullio traditional area.Santa Margherita Ligure borders the following municipalities: Camogli, Portofino, Rapallo.It has a port, used for both tourism and fishing activities. Venture out of the city with trips to Centro Storico (in Chiavari), Baia del Silenzio (in Sestri Levante) and Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montallegro (in Rapallo). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna del Carmine, look for all kinds of wild species at Ente Parco di Portofino, step into the grandiose world of Castello Brown, and contemplate the long history of Abbazia di San Fruttuoso.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Margherita Ligure trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Turin to Santa Margherita Ligure takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Turin in October: high temperatures in Santa Margherita Ligure hover around 24°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Vicenza.
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Vicenza, Italy — 3 nights

City of Palladio

Famous for its abundance of 16th-century architecture designed by Andrea Palladio, Vicenza was coined the City of Palladio.
Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Piazza della Frutta, Ragione Palace, &more). There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Piazza dei Signori, stop by Libreria Athena Di Montesello Anna, steep yourself in history at Basilica Palladiana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario della Madonna di Monte Berico.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vicenza day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Santa Margherita Ligure to Vicenza takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Santa Margherita Ligure in October, with highs in Vicenza at 19°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Piran.
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Piran, Slovenia — 4 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Venture out of the city with trips to Postojna (Tourist Information Centre - Galerija & Postojna Cave) and Škocjan Caves (in Škocjan). And it doesn't end there: experience rural life at Fonda Fish Farm, view the masterpieces at Nika's Tiny House, make a trip to Walls of Piran, and get curious at Magical World of Shells Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Piran journey planner.

Drive from Vicenza to Piran in 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Vicenza in October: highs in Piran hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Villach.
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Villach, Austria — 1 night

Villach is the seventh-largest city in Austria and the second-largest in the federal state of Carinthia. On the 13th (Fri), explore the historical opulence of Landskron Castle, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Worthersee, then find something for the whole family at Minimundus, and finally take a memorable drive along Villacher Alpenstraße.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Villach tour itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Piran to Villach in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Piran in October, expect Villach to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Innsbruck.
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Innsbruck, Austria — 5 nights

Nestled in a valley between snowcapped peaks, Innsbruck evokes visions of a winter wonderland.
Change things up with these side-trips from Innsbruck: Aqua Dome - Tirol Therme Laengenfeld (in Langenfeld), Stubaier Gletscher (in Neustift im Stubaital) and Kaltwassersee (in Seefeld in Tirol). Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cemetery of St. Sebastian (Friedhof St. Sebastian), stroll through Rosshutte, and enjoy breathtaking views from Town Tower (Stadtturm).

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Innsbruck trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Villach to Innsbruck by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Ulm.
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Find places to stay Oct 14 — 19:

Ulm, Germany — 2 nights

Part of the epicenter of the Holy Roman Empire, Ulm today stands as a cultural and economic hub of modern Germany.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Fishermen's Quarter, then steep yourself in history at The Leaning House, then admire the striking features of Ulmer Rathaus, and finally admire the striking features of Ulmer Münster. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Rosengarten, get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND Deutschland, then contemplate the waterfront views at Blautopf, and finally steep yourself in history at Ulmer Stadtmauer.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ulm online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Innsbruck to Ulm takes 3 hours. October in Ulm sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany — 2 nights

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Explore Frankfurt's surroundings by going to Heidelberg (Old Bridge (Karl Theodor Bridge), Altstadt (Old Town), &more) and Wurzburg (Hofkirche, Würzburg Residence, &more). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Stadel Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus), ponder the design of Fountain of Justice, and admire the landmark architecture of Romer.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Ulm to Frankfurt in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C.
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