62 days in Europe

62 days in Europe

Mar 8  -  May 8, 2017
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62 days in Europe

Start: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
Fly:  9​h 30​min
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London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 1 night
3
Calais, France
— 1 night
train + Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Oxford, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
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Bristol, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
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Manchester, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
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Stavanger, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Bergen, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Trondheim, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
12
Tromso, Norway
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
13
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
14
Leipzig, Germany
— 1 night
train:  1​h
15
Dresden, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
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Nice, France
— 2 nights
train:  45​min
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Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Graz, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
24
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Munich, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
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Bern, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
30
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

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London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Get in touch with nature at Buckingham Palace and King George's Playing Fields. Let the collections at Natural History Museum and National Gallery capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Shakespeare's Globe, look for gifts at Persepolis, and get engrossed in the history at Churchill War Rooms.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London travel guide.

March in London sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

King George's Playing Fields
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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night
Paris, France

Paris ©
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 11th (Sat), stroll through Île de la Cité, kick back and relax at Paris Plage, and then wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris travel guide.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and car train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in March, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Calais.

Things to do in Paris

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches
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Paris Plage ©
Paris Plage
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

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night
Calais, France

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Town Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Calais Beach, and then stop by Calais Wine Superstore.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Calais travel guide.

Traveling by car from Paris to Calais takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Canterbury.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping Parks Beaches
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach
Calais Town Hall ©
Calais Town Hall

1
night
Canterbury, United Kingdom

Canterbury ©
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stop by The Fudge Kitchen Ltd, then admire the masterpieces at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, then examine the collection at The Canterbury Tales, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Howletts Wild Animal Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Canterbury travel guide.

Explore your travel options from Calais to Canterbury with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oxford.

Things to do in Canterbury

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Howletts Wild Animal Park ©
Howletts Wild Animal Park
The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge ©
Fudge Kitchen ©
Fudge Kitchen

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Oxford, United Kingdom

Oxford ©
A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stop by Indigo Natural Living, stop by Gilt & Grain, then meet the residents at Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, then examine the collection at Cotswold Motoring Museum, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Blenheim-Palace. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cotswolds Distillery, look for gifts at Blackwell's, then see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, then see the interesting displays at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, and finally look for gifts at Fudge Kitchen.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Oxford travel guide.

Take a train from London to Oxford in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Oxford when traveling from London in March, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Bristol.

Things to do in Oxford

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Blenheim Palace, Cotswolds Distillery, Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Cotswold Motoring Museum
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Cotswold Motoring Museum ©
Cotswold Motoring Museum
Blenheim Palace ©
Blenheim Palace

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nights
Bristol, United Kingdom

Bristol ©
Bristol is famous for its Georgian and Victorian architecture, street art, underground music, maritime history, and the world-famous Clifton Suspension Bridge.
Chavenage House and Cardiff Bay Wales will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Big Pit: National Coal Museum and Brunel's SS Great Britain. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bristol: Chipping Sodbury Golf Club (in Chipping Sodbury), Weston Super Mare Beach (in Weston super Mare) and Cotswold Edge Golf Club (in Wotton-under-Edge).

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Bristol travel guide.

Take a train from Oxford to Bristol in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in March, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Bristol

Outdoors Golf Museums

Side Trips

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Cotswold Edge Golf Club, Weston-Super-Mare Beach, Chavenage House, Cardiff Bay Wales
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Big Pit National Coal Museum ©
Big Pit National Coal Museum
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
Chipping Sodbury Golf Club ©
Chipping Sodbury Golf Club

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nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
Escape the urban bustle at Malham Cove and Gordale and Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary. Albert Dock and Walker Art Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to The cavern club (in Liverpool), Crosby Beach (in Crosby) and Knowsley Safari Park (in Prescot).

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Manchester travel guide.

You can drive from Bristol to Manchester in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Manchester sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Stavanger.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trips

Liverpool, Crosby Beach, Turbary Woods Owl and Bird of Prey Sanctuary, Malham Cove, Knowsley Safari
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Walker Art Gallery ©
Walker Art Gallery
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool ©
Royal Albert Dock Liverpool

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Stavanger, Norway

Stavanger ©
The coastal city of Stavanger ranks among Norway's top culinary destinations, its fine restaurants and food fairs an increasingly popular attraction with impassioned foodies from around the globe.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Jaeren, stroll through Sola Strand, and then kick back and relax at Vaulen Beach. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Utstein Kloster, then see the interesting displays at Norwegian Canning Museum, and then engage your brain at Norwegian Petroleum Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Stavanger travel guide.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Manchester to Stavanger in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Stavanger, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Stavanger, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Bergen.

Things to do in Stavanger

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Utstein Kloster
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Jaeren ©
Jaeren
Utstein Kloster ©
Utstein Kloster
Sola Strand ©
Sola Strand

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Bergen, Norway

Bergen ©
A city famed for its underground music scene, Bergen also serves as the gateway to the fjords of Norway's western coastline.
On the 24th (Fri), stop by Norden og Verden, stop by Bergen Candle Workshop, get engrossed in the history at Det Hanseatiske Museum og Schoetstuene, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bryggen, and finally stop by Julehuset.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bergen travel guide.

Fly from Stavanger to Bergen in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Bergen are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Bergen

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
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Bergen Candle ©
Bergen Candle
Bryggen ©
Bryggen
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene ©
Hanseatic Museum and Schøtstuene

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Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, then stroll through Huk Paradisbukta Beach, and then contemplate the long history of Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). Keep things going the next day: stop by SebastienBruno Frogner, then explore the engaging exhibits at Kon-Tiki Museum, and then grab your bike and head to Bygdøy.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Oslo travel guide.

Getting from Bergen to Oslo by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Bergen in March, expect slightly colder with lows of -4°C in Oslo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Trondheim.

Things to do in Oslo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Huk ©
Huk
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum

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night
Trondheim, Norway

Trondheim ©
The oldest of Norway's major cities, Trondheim sits on the southern shore of one of the country's longest fjords.
On the 27th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiking in Bymarka, look for gifts at Sirkus Shopping, and then see the interesting displays at Ringve Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Trondheim travel guide.

Do a combination of train and flight from Oslo to Trondheim in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly to Tromso.

Things to do in Trondheim

Wildlife Parks Trails
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Bymarka ©
Bymarka
Ringve Museum ©
Ringve Museum
Sirkus Shopping ©
Sirkus Shopping

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night
Tromso, Norway

Tromso ©
The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
On the 28th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at The Art Museum of Northern Norway and then admire the natural beauty at Tromso Botaniske Hage.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tromso travel guide.

Traveling by flight from Trondheim to Tromso takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry and train. When traveling from Trondheim in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Tromso: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Tromso

Parks Museums Shopping
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Tromso Botaniske Hage ©
Tromso Botaniske Hage
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum ©
Nordnorsk Kunstmuseum

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Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum Island and Topography of Terror. Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Zoo Berlin, explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, and stop by bob – boxoffberlin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin travel guide.

You can fly from Tromso to Berlin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and night train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Tromso in March; daily highs in Berlin reach 9°C and lows reach 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus ©
Dussmann das KulturKaufhaus
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

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Leipzig, Germany

Leipzig ©
Leipzig is not only world-famous for its long tradition of trade fairs, but also for its vibrant music and cultural scenes.
On the 3rd (Mon), see the interesting displays at Bach-Museum Leipzig, admire the striking features of Gewandhaus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Nicholas Church, then admire the striking features of Old City Hall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Leipzig Zoo (Zoologischer Garten Leipzig).

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Leipzig travel guide.

Traveling by train from Berlin to Leipzig takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Leipzig are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Dresden.

Things to do in Leipzig

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites
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Bach Museum ©
Bach Museum
Altes Rathaus ©
Altes Rathaus

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Dresden, Germany

Dresden ©
Dresden boasts a long history as a royal residence of many Saxon kings.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Zwinger, admire the masterpieces at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister, then wander the streets of Neustadt, then stop by Ullmann's Laden, and finally look for gifts at Tradition & Form - Wendt und Kühn Fachhändler. On your second day here, examine the collection at Neues Grünes Gewölbe, admire the striking features of Royal Palace (Residenzschloss), and then take in the awesome beauty at Elbe Sandstone Mountains.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dresden travel guide.

Traveling by train from Leipzig to Dresden takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Dresden

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Elbe Sandstone Mountains
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Elbe Sandstone Mountains ©
Elbe Sandstone Mountains
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Royal Palace (Residenzschloss) ©
Royal Palace (Residenzschloss)

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 6th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Prague Zoo, then admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, then wander the streets of Mala strana, and finally stop by Egoist Royal Parfums. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock, then make a trip to Old Town Square, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Prague travel guide.

Drive from Dresden to Prague in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Monaco-Ville.

Things to do in Prague

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Monaco-Ville ©
Jutting out of the dramatic cliffs of Monaco sits Monaco-Ville, one of the nation's oldest towns.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the fascinating underground world of Exotic Garden (Jardin Exotique), stop by The Pavillons Monte-Carlo, stop by Marché de la Condamine, then don't miss a visit to The Palace Guards, then step into the grandiose world of Prince's Palace (Palais du Prince), and finally examine the collection at Museum of Antique Automobiles. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take advantage of the amenities at Larvotto Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Monaco-Ville travel guide.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Prague to Monaco-Ville in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, subway, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monaco-Ville when traveling from Prague in April, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can take a train to Nice.

Things to do in Monaco-Ville

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Monte-Carlo, Jardin Exotique de Monaco
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Larvotto Beach ©
Larvotto Beach
Prince's Palace ©
Prince's Palace
Jardin Exotique de Monaco ©
Jardin Exotique de Monaco

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Nice, France

Nice ©
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 10th (Mon), explore the world behind art at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and then wander the streets of Old Town (Vieille Ville). On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Marineland.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nice travel guide.

Nice is just a stone's throw from Monaco-Ville. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cannes.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches

Side Trip

Marineland
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Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

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Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Lérins Islands. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Juan les Pins Main Beach and then take a stroll through Le Suquet.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cannes travel guide.

Cannes is very close to Nice. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Cannes

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Juan les Pins Main Beach
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Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Le Suquet ©
Le Suquet

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Colosseum, delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, look for gifts at Paciotti Salumeria, then examine the collection at St. Peter's Basilica, and finally wander the streets of Trastevere. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Elena Kihlman Designer, stroll through Passeggiata di Gianicolo, then look for gifts at Fratelli Bassetti Tessuti, and finally admire the natural beauty at Villa d'Este.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Rome travel guide.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cannes to Rome takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Villa d'Este, St. Peter's Basilica
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

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Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): stop by La Bottega delle Arti, then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia del Fornillo, then look for gifts at Corner Shop Sorrento, and finally explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei. On the next day, see the interesting displays at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, then admire the masterpieces at Capodimonte Museum, then look for gifts at Face Shop, and finally get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Naples travel guide.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April in Naples, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Vienna.

Things to do in Naples

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

La Bottega delle Arti, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Corner Shop Sorrento, Fornillo
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Fornillo ©
Fornillo

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
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.
On the 18th (Tue), examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), then admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Schoenbrunn Palace, then look for gifts at Altmann & Kühne, and then don't miss a visit to Graben and Kohlmarkt.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna travel guide.

Fly from Naples to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Naples in April; daily highs in Vienna reach 19°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Graz.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 19:
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Imperial Palace (Hofburg) ©
Imperial Palace (Hofburg)

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Graz, Austria

Graz ©
With six universities, Graz represents a young, laid-back, and lively city with nightlife that doesn't stop.
On the 20th (Thu), relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, explore the historical opulence of Riegersburg Castle, contemplate the long history of Altstadt von Graz, then see the interesting displays at Landeszeughaus, and finally admire the striking features of Landhaushof. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Schloss Eggenberg, see the interesting displays at Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum, look for gifts at Delikatessen-Frankowitsch, then enjoy breathtaking views from Uhrturm, and finally stroll through Grazer Schlossberg.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Graz travel guide.

Getting from Vienna to Graz by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In April in Graz, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can fly to Salzburg.

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Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Riegersburg Castle, Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
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Schloss Eggenberg ©
Schloss Eggenberg
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Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum
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Altstadt von Graz

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
On the 22nd (Sat), admire the natural beauty at Mirabell Palace and Gardens, contemplate the long history of Mozart-Wohnhaus, then admire the landmark architecture of Fortress Hohensalzburg, then admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), and finally admire the landmark architecture of Hellbrunn Castle (Schloss Hellbrun). Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Getreidegasse, examine the collection at Salzburg Museum, then explore the world behind art at Mozarts Geburtshaus, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Bräustübl zu Mülln.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salzburg travel guide.

Fly from Graz to Salzburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Salzburg are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Munich.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries
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Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)
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Fortress Hohensalzburg
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Schloss Hellbrunn

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Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at Munich Residenz and then explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Munich travel guide.

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Munich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Munich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can fly to Zurich.

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Museums
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Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek
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Munich Residenz

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): look for gifts at Confiserie Sprüngli AG, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), then wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), and finally stroll through Lindenhofplatz. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then look for gifts at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Zurich travel guide.

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Bern.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Beaches
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Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen ©
Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)

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Bern, Switzerland

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
On the 27th (Thu), stop by Westside Shopping and Leisure Centre, browse the exhibits of Einsteinhaus, then take a stroll through Old Town Bern, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harder Kulm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): view the masterpieces at Detonation, then explore the world behind art at Zentrum Paul Klee, and then see the interesting displays at Natural History Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Bern travel guide.

You can take a train from Zurich to Bern in an hour. Another option is to drive. In April in Bern, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Milan.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Shopping Parks

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Interlaken
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 29th (Sat), get advice or help at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, then wander the streets of Navigli District, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Bagno Targhini 308, then stop by L'Isola Che Non C'e', and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Parco Faunistico le Cornelle.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Milan travel guide.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bern to Milan. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bern in April, with highs in Milan at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Milan.

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Parks Historic Sites Beaches

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Bagno Targhini 308, Parco Faunistico le Cornelle
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Parco Faunistico le Cornelle ©
Parco Faunistico le Cornelle
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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Milan, Italy

Milan ©
On the 1st (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Bagno Flamingo Beach 283, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then kick back and relax at Bagno Targhini 308. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, then wander the streets of Navigli District, and then get lost in a book at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Milan travel guide.

Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Beaches Outdoors

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Cervia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
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Pinacoteca Ambrosiana
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Monumental Cemetery

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, then stop by Davide Cerasi Leather Boutique, then take an in-depth tour of Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, stop by Mio Concept Store Firenze, then examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, and finally stop by Goccia Shoes.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel guide.

Take a train from Milan to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Florence sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Venice.

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Museums Parks Beaches
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Basilica di Santa Croce ©
Basilica di Santa Croce
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Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Saint Mark's Basilica, then admire the striking features of Doges' Palace, then explore the activities along Grand Canal, and finally explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Dorsoduro, kick back and relax at Bagni Alberoni, then look for gifts at Artigianato d'Arte di Vianello Mauro, and finally take a stroll through Cannaregio.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Venice travel guide.

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco