60 days in Europe, Africa, South America, Mexico & United States Itinerary

60 days in Europe, Africa, South America, Mexico & United States Itinerary

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60 days in Europe, Africa, South America, Mexico & United States Itinerary

Start: Manama, Bahrain
Fly:  8​h 30​min
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 45​min
4
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  22​h 45​min
7
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  8​h 15​min
8
Cusco, Peru
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
9
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Mexico City, Mexico
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
11
Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Foot:  8​h 45​min
12
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  9​h 45​min
13
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
14
Oslo, Norway
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
15
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
16
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
17
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
18
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
19
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Manama, Bahrain

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Munich trip builder website .

Manama, Bahrain to Munich is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Manama to Munich, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Manama in January, with highs in Munich at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

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Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 3rd (Mon), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and then take a stroll through Old Town. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum Rietberg, examine the collection at Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

Plan trip to Zurich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Munich to Zurich by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and flight. In February, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Museum Rietberg ©
Museum Rietberg

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and El Barri Gòtic. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Passeig de Gracia and Barcelona Cathedral. There's lots more to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In February, Barcelona is a bit warmer than Zurich - with highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Acueduct of Segovia and Cathedral of Avila. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Prado National Museum and The Walls of Avila. Change things up with a short trip to Alcazar of Segovia in Segovia (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, fly down the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, and stroll around Parque del Retiro.

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You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in February, expect Madrid to be a bit cooler, temps between 13°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Segovia, Avila
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Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Acueduct of Segovia ©
Acueduct of Segovia
Alcazar of Segovia ©
Alcazar of Segovia

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Marrakech, Morocco

You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
On the 11th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Majorelle and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Menara Gardens and Pavilion, admire the striking features of Medersa Ben Youssef, admire the landmark architecture of Koutoubia Mosque, then admire the landmark architecture of Palacio da Bahia, and finally explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Marrakech road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Marrakech takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Madrid to Marrakech, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, Marrakech is somewhat warmer than Madrid - with highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Marrakech

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Medersa Ben Youssef ©
Medersa Ben Youssef

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Belém Tower and Alfama are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, examine the collection at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, wander the streets of Rossio Square, and shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lisbon tour builder site .

Getting from Marrakech to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Marrakech in February: highs in Lisbon hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Pedro de Atacama.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
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Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

San Pedro de Atacama ©
Major archeological sites and a renowned museum remain the big draws in San Pedro de Atacama tourism, appealing to visitors interested in learning more about South America's pre-Columbian cultures.
Escape the urban bustle at Valle De La Luna and Salar de Tara. Step off the beaten path and head to Lagunas Miscanti y Miniques and Nature & Wildlife Tours. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Geyser del Tatio.

To see other places to visit, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read San Pedro de Atacama trip planning site .

Getting from Lisbon to San Pedro de Atacama by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 23 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Lisbon to San Pedro de Atacama due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in February, you will find days in San Pedro de Atacama are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in San Pedro de Atacama

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Valle De La Luna ©
Valle De La Luna
Salar de Tara ©
Salar de Tara
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Cusco, Peru

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Salinas de Maras. Walking tours and Museo de Arte Precolombino are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cusco Cathedral and contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman.

To find where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cusco trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from San Pedro de Atacama to Cusco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Chile Time (CLT) to Peru Time (PET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from San Pedro de Atacama in February, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cusco: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Salinas de Maras
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Salinas de Maras ©
Salinas de Maras
Cusco Cathedral ©
Cusco Cathedral

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Escape the urban bustle at Mr Sanchos Beach Club Cozumel and Rio Secreto. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá and Two Eyes Cenote. Step out of Playa del Carmen with an excursion to The Amazing Cozumel Race in Cozumel--about 1h 30 min away. There's more to do: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Playa del Carmen road trip app .

Getting from Cusco to Playa del Carmen by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry. In February, Playa del Carmen is somewhat warmer than Cusco - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mexico City.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Cozumel, Two Eyes Cenote, Cobá Zona Arqueológica Cobá
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Rio Secreto ©
Rio Secreto
Shark Diving
Two Eyes Cenote ©
Two Eyes Cenote

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Mexico City, Mexico

Mexico City ©
Breathtakingly large, Mexico City provides a home for almost 9 million people living in nearly 1,700 distinct neighborhoods.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): examine the collection at Museo Frida Kahlo, then get engrossed in the history at Museo Nacional de Antropologia, then admire the masterpieces at Palacio de Bellas Artes, and finally admire the striking features of Metropolitan Cathedral (Catedral Metropolitana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Museo del Templo Mayor, appreciate the extensive heritage of Zocalo, and then get a sense of history and politics at National Palace (Palacio Nacional).

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mexico City trip planning site .

Fly from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Playa del Carmen to Mexico City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Playa del Carmen in February, with highs in Mexico City at 28°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mexico City

Museums Historic Sites
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Museo Nacional de Antropologia ©
Museo Nacional de Antropologia
Palacio de Bellas Artes ©
Palacio de Bellas Artes

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and The Mob Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Neon Museum and The Strip. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get interesting insight from Tours, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey builder website .

Getting from Mexico City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mexico City in February: highs in Las Vegas hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and St. Paul's Chapel. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City journey website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik ©
Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Escape the urban bustle at Thingvellir National Park and Off-Road Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kayaking & Canoeing. Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hallgrimskirkja, and contemplate the long history of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Reykjavik trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Reykjavik takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from New York City to Reykjavik, you'll lose 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Reykjavik to be a bit cooler, temps between 4°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
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Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fram Museum and Holmenkollen Ski Museum. National Gallery of Norway Nasjonalgalleriet and Oslomarka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum, hit the slopes at Ski & Guide, take an in-depth tour of Viking Ship Museum, and steep yourself in history at Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning).

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Oslo trip maker tool .

You can fly from Reykjavik to Oslo in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Reykjavik to Oslo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Reykjavik in March, plan for little chillier nights in Oslo, with lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Holmenkollen Ski Museum ©
Holmenkollen Ski Museum

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Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vasa Museum and Skansen. You'll discover tucked-away gems like ABBA The Museum and Fotografiska Stockholm. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Magasin III Museum & Foundation for Contemporary Art, get engrossed in the history at Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Great Synagogue of Stockholm.

Find out how to plan Stockholm trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Fly from Oslo to Stockholm in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March in Stockholm, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum

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Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get some cultural insight at Nyhavn and Rosenborg Castle. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Stroeget, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Denmark, get in on the family fun at Tivoli Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 1°C in Copenhagen. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
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National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and wander the streets of Potsdamer Platz.

To find reviews, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, use the Berlin trip builder.

You can fly from Copenhagen to Berlin in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Neues Museum ©
Neues Museum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Stare Miasto and Wawel Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as HistoryLand and Wawel Royal Castle. Step out of Krakow with an excursion to Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim--about 1 hour away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, and examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine.

To see photos, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Krakow holiday planner.

Getting from Berlin to Krakow by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. March in Krakow sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Wieliczka Salt Mine, Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
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HistoryLand ©
HistoryLand
Stare Miasto ©
Stare Miasto
Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau ©

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). Do some cultural sightseeing at Schonbrunn Palace and The Hofburg. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Wien Museum, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, and make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planner.

Getting from Krakow to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. March in Vienna sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Topkapi Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, wander the streets of Ortakoy, admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and delve into the distant past at Basilica Cistern.

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

You can fly from Vienna to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Vienna in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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