45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
Drive
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Hallstatt, Austria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Macot-la-Plagne, France
— 2 nights
Shuttle to Lyon, Fly to Versailles
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Versailles, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 6 nights
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Bruges, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 2 nights
Drive
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Brussels, Belgium
— 12 nights
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Munich, Germany — 1 night

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich travel route planning tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Munich is an approximately 24-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Munich. Traveling from Melbourne in February, expect Munich to be cooler, temps between 5°C and -3°C. You will leave for Salzburg on the 8th (Tue).
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Salzburg, Austria — 5 nights

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get some historical perspective at Fortress Hohensalzburg and Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus). Museum-lovers will get to explore Swarovski Kristallwelten and Haus der Natur. Venture out of the city with trips to Kufstein Fortress (in Kufstein) and Innsbruck (Town Tower (Stadtturm), The Golden Roof (Goldenes Dachl), &more). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Salzburg Cathedral, shop like a local with Getreidegasse, contemplate the long history of Salzburger Altstadt, and admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Salzburg trip planner.

You can drive from Munich to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Salzburg are 5°C, while nighttime lows are -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Hallstatt.
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Hallstatt, Austria — 4 nights

Pearl of Austria

Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
Oldtimer- und Erlebnismuseum Rund ums Rad and Komponierhaeuschen von Gustav Mahler will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Marmorschlossl - Sisi's Cottage and Old Town. Step out of Hallstatt to go to Ebensee am Traunsee and see Naturmuseum Salzkammergut - Treffpunkt Natur, which is approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Hallstatt-Dachstein - Salzkammergut Cultural Landscape, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick", and see the interesting displays at Museum Hallstatt.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Hallstatt tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Macot-la-Plagne.
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Macot-la-Plagne, France — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): fly down the slopes at ESF Belle Plagne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reflex Ski School, then stroll through Oxygene Ski School La Plagne, and finally head outdoors with snow panthers motoneige. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Plagne, steep yourself in history at Cite Medievale de Conflans, and then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire d'Albertville.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Macot-la-Plagne trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Hallstatt to Macot-la-Plagne takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Versailles.
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Versailles, France — 5 nights

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Let the collections at Appartement Temoin and Atelier Grognard capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), Chateau de Cheverny (in Cheverny) and La Maison des Parapluies (in Blois). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Trianons & The Hamlet, see the interesting displays at Musee National de Ceramique de Sevres, and ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Versailles trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Macot-la-Plagne to Versailles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. February in Versailles sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Paris.
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Louvre Museum and Musee d'Orsay. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eiffel Tower and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, stop by Montmartre, and shop like a local with Le Marais.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Paris trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Versailles to Paris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In February in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bruges.
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Bruges, Belgium — 6 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Historic Centre of Brugge and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Get some historical perspective at Gravensteen and Church of Our Lady Bruges. Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (STAM Ghent City Museum, Museum Dr. Guislain, &more). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Groeningemuseum, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, examine the collection at Friet Museum, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Bruges online tour planner.

Take a train from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Antwerp.
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Antwerp, Belgium — 2 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis), then stop by Peter Poussenier, then admire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, and finally see the interesting displays at Chocolate Nation. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, see the interesting displays at Red Star Line Museum, examine the collection at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, then admire the landmark architecture of Havenhuis, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Antwerp planning app.

Traveling by car from Bruges to Antwerp takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 12 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.
Appreciate the collections at Atomium and Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium. Grand Place and Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: St Symphorien Military Cemetery (in Mons), Memorial Waterloo 1815 (in Braine-l'Alleud) and Bastogne (Bastogne War Museum & Bastogne Barracks). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), examine the collection at Belgian Comic Strip Center, appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis, and admire the striking features of Parc du Cinquantenaire.

To find more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels trip planner.

You can drive from Antwerp to Brussels in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. March in Brussels sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 1°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Aime travel guide

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Ski Areas · Fun & Games · Nightlife
Aime is a former commune in the Savoie département in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France. On 1 January 2016, it was merged into the new commune of Aime-la-Plagne. In 1972, the former communes of Longefoy, Tessens and Villette were merged with Aime.GeographyThe commune lies in the Tarentaise Valley, partly overlapping the ski resorts of La Plagne and Les Arcs.TransportationThe town is served by the Aime-la-Plagne railway station.

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