59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

59 days in Europe & United States Itinerary

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 night
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Cork, Ireland
— 1 night
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Dublin, Ireland
— 1 day
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London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
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Paris, France
— 1 night
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Bordeaux, France
— 1 night
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
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Marseille, France
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
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Cinque Terre, Italy
— 2 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Nuremberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Brindisi, Italy
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Brindisi, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Los Angeles, United States
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 5 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: The Hague (The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery & Binnenhof & Ridderzaal (Inner Court & Hall of the Knights)). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, stop by The Jordaan, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam day trip app.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Amsterdam is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. Traveling from Christchurch in July, expect Amsterdam to be much hotter, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to fly to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 5 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step out of London with an excursion to The Big Cat Sanctuary in Smarden--about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, stroll around Hyde Park, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the London holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can fly to Edinburgh.
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Find places to stay Jul 25 — 31:

Edinburgh, United Kingdom — 2 nights

World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 1st (Mon), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and then make a trip to The Royal Mile. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, then steep yourself in history at The Real Mary King's Close, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Giles' Cathedral, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh tour planner.

Getting from London to Edinburgh by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from London in August, things will get little chillier in Edinburgh: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:

Dublin, Ireland — 1 night

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge, then sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., then see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, and finally examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Dublin vacation planner.

Fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Cork.
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Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Cork, Ireland — 1 night

One of the country's major artistic and cultural centers, famed for its many annual festivals, Cork straddles the Lee River and boasts over 30 bridges.
On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Titanic Experience Cobh, browse the eclectic array of goods at The English Market, then contemplate the long history of Blarney Castle & Gardens, and finally contemplate the long history of Cork City Gaol.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cork trip planner.

Traveling by train from Dublin to Cork takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. In August in Cork, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 1 day

On the 5th (Fri), take a stroll through Temple Bar, then stroll around St Stephens Green, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Newman University Church, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Trinity College Dublin.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Dublin online sightseeing planner.

You can take a train from Cork to Dublin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to London.
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 6:

London, United Kingdom — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds London, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the London online attractions planner.

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Dublin in August, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Paris.
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Find places to stay Aug 5 — 7:

Paris, France — 1 night

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.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and then steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris journey planner.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Bordeaux.
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Find places to stay Aug 7 — 8:

Bordeaux, France — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the striking features of Tour Pey-Berland, then don't miss a visit to The Water Mirror, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Bourse, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Bordeaux trip maker tool.

Traveling by train from Paris to Bordeaux takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Bordeaux are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Sebastian - Donostia.
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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain — 1 night

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at La Concha Beach and then let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Bordeaux to San Sebastian - Donostia in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 1 night

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 11th (Thu), walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, then admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, and finally take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

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You can fly from San Sebastian - Donostia to Barcelona in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, expect Barcelona to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Marseille.
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Find places to stay Aug 10 — 12:

Marseille, France — 2 nights

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Hotel de Caumont - Art Centre, take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale La Major, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Chateau d'If and then take a stroll through The Panier.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Marseille road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Barcelona to Marseille in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier evenings in Marseille when traveling from Barcelona in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Nice.
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 14:

Nice, France — 2 nights

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 14th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice, make a trip to Place Massena, then take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and finally wander the streets of Vieille Ville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Nice trip maker.

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marseille in August: highs in Nice hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cinque Terre.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

Cinque Terre, Italy — 2 nights

Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Cinque Terre Trails and then identify plant and animal life at Enjoy Cinqueterre Boat Tours. On the next day, get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, then stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and then hike along Sentiero Vernazza a Corniglia.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Nice to Cinque Terre takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Cinque Terre when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Munich.
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Find places to stay Aug 16 — 18:

Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and then make a trip to Marienplatz.

Plan my day in Munich using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Cinque Terre to Munich in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cinque Terre in August, things will get slightly colder in Munich: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Nuremberg.
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Find places to stay Aug 18 — 20:

Nuremberg, Germany — 1 night

Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
On the 21st (Sun), see the interesting displays at Dokumentationszentrum Reichsparteitagsgelände, step into the grandiose world of Kaiserburg Nurnberg, pause for some serene contemplation at Frauenkirche, then make a trip to St. Lorenz Church, and finally make a trip to Altstadt.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Nuremberg trip builder.

You can drive from Munich to Nuremberg in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August in Nuremberg, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can fly to Hamburg.
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Hamburg, Germany — 1 night

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland, and then get to know the fascinating history of Speicherstadt.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hamburg travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nuremberg to Hamburg by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Berlin.
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Find places to stay Aug 21 — 23:

Berlin, Germany — 2 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, then pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate, and finally examine the collection at Topography of Terror. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, then get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Berlin online vacation planner.

Getting from Hamburg to Berlin by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Prague.
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Find places to stay Aug 23 — 25:

Prague, Czech Republic — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, then take in the views from Charles Bridge, and finally let little ones run wild at Kampa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nerudova Street, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Prague day trip planning tool.

Getting from Berlin to Prague by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August in Prague, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Budapest.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:

Budapest, Hungary — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Shoes on the Danube Bank, steep yourself in history at Heroes' Square, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Budapest planning website.

Fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Prague in August, expect nights in Budapest to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Krakow.
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Find places to stay Aug 27 — 29:

Krakow, Poland — 2 nights

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall).

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Budapest to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Budapest in August: high temperatures in Krakow hover around 29°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Find places to stay Aug 29 — 31:

Vienna, Austria — 2 nights

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 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, then see the interesting displays at Hofburg, and finally explore the world behind art at Albertina. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, then step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, and then get to know the resident critters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online journey planner.

Fly from Krakow to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August in Vienna, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Venice.
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Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 2:

Venice, Italy — 1 night

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.
On the 3rd (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

Discover how to plan a Venice trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Campanile di Giotto, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Florence trip site.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Florence, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Brindisi.
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Find places to stay Sep 4 — 6:

Brindisi, Italy

Brindisi is a city in the region of Apulia in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Brindisi, on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Brindisi day trip planning app.

You can fly from Florence to Brindisi in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Florence in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Brindisi. You'll set off for Fira on the 6th (Tue).
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Fira, Greece — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Akrotiri, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Perissa Black Sand Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, then stroll through Kamari Beach, and then do a tasting at Gaia Winery.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Fira online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Brindisi to Fira takes 23.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Brindisi to Fira. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brindisi.
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Find places to stay Sep 6 — 9:

Brindisi, Italy

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Brindisi trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Fira to Brindisi takes 23.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 9th (Fri), you're off to Rome.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Rome, Italy

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Rome holiday app.

Traveling by flight from Brindisi to Rome takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Brindisi in September since evenings lows in Rome dip to 18°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Dubrovnik.
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Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:

Dubrovnik, Croatia — 1 night

Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
On the 10th (Sat), wander the streets of Old Town and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Dubrovnik trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Dubrovnik by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

On the 11th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Forum of Augustus, explore the ancient world of Colosseum, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, and finally make a trip to Trevi Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, then steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Dubrovnik to Rome by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Frankfurt.
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Frankfurt, Germany

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Frankfurt online tour builder.

You can fly from Rome to Frankfurt in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, Frankfurt is a bit cooler than Rome - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 13th (Tue).
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Los Angeles, United States — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
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You can fly from Frankfurt to Los Angeles in 15 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Frankfurt in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Santorini travel guide

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Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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