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Need Advice for 5-8 Week Europe Itinerary

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I've been daydreaming about making a trip back to Europe. I have a 5 week itinerary planned and then an additional 10 days I've been considering adding on) I'm celebrating graduating from undergrad even if it costs me a good bit of cash. My interests include history, art, architecture, wine & beer, meeting people, going out, sports, hiking, cycling). I'm looking to do a good mix of exploring cities and spending some time relaxing in different natural settings. As you may be able to see I love wine and am looking to spend some time doing some tours of some regions where my favorite wines come from. I appreciate your advice in telling me what you might change. I lived in Europe for almost 6 months but that was 2 years ago and I was only 21. Thanks in advance

Fly In: London
5 Days - London + Bath Day Trip
3 Days - Loire Valley + Day in Nantes
3 Days - Burgundy + Day in Dijon
2 Days - Lyon
3 Days Munich
3 Days - Venezia +Vineyard trip (Amarone process if possible)
3 1/2 Days - Parma, Modena, Bologna
2 1/2 Days - Tuscany (Looking to do a Brunello tour if possible)
-->Note, I studied in Florence and have been to a lot of Tuscany but am looking for recs for a small day trip (I've seen Siena, Lucca, Pisa, San Gimignano) Considering Livorno for a day or Maremma
-->This is a short amount of time for a reason, just looking to relax a bit
3 Days - Piemonte (1 Day in Torino/Rest of time in Barolo/Barbaresco territory)
------------------Next Leg is extremely subject to change----------------------------------
2 Days - San Sebastian
2 Days - Bilbao
2 1/2 Days - Rioja
3 1/2 Days - Madrid
Fly Home

Add in 7 Days for Travel/Emergency/Laundry. Already accounted for some of the smaller travel periods in some of the trips.

45 Days

What would you cut? Do I need a couple more days allotted for traveling? I'm a bare-bones traveler and don't mind doing some overnight travel options or odd hour flights between places. I'm all about seeing a lot of places without frills.

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