38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Vienna, Austria
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
2
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly + Train:  7 h
4
Bruges, Belgium
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train + Fly:  3 h 30 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
9
Malaga, Spain
— 7 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Adelaide, Australia

7
nights
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.
Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Shop till you drop at Graben and Kohlmarkt and Mariahilfer Strasse. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Jesuits, examine the collection at The Hofburg, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Karlskirche.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary builder.

Adelaide, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Vienna is minus 8.5 hours. When traveling from Adelaide in November, plan for colder days in Vienna, with highs around 11°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Head to Getreidegasse and Residenzgalerie Salzburgfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle and Salzburger Altstadt. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), admire the landmark architecture of Salzburg Cathedral, wander the streets of Steingasse, and take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Salzburg trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Salzburg takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 6°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus) ©
Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus)

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and then explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Salzburg to Rome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Salzburg in December, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of Brugge and Sashuis. Do your shopping at The Chocolate Line Bruges and Salvador Dali Exhibition. There's lots more to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, view the masterpieces at Koningen's Studio Gallery, get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and admire the striking features of Belfry of Bruges.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bruges day trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Rome to Bruges takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or drive. Traveling from Rome in December, you will find days in Bruges are a bit cooler (9°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan ©
Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan

3
nights
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.
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Montmartre will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Champs-Elysees, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Germain-des-Pres, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, and head off the coast to Île de la Cité.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip builder tool.

Take a train from Bruges to Paris in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
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.
Head to Harrods and Newport Street Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and hunt for treasures at Covent Garden.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the London online travel route builder.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in London are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tower of London ©
Tower of London
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
On the 18th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, then visit Edinburgh Old Town, and then take in the exciting artwork at Stills Gallery. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, take in the exciting artwork at The Red Door Gallery, and then look for gifts at Diagon House.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In December in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Real Mary King's Close ©
The Real Mary King's Close

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Guinness Storehouse and Temple Bar. Visit Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Dublin Castle for their historical value. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Grafton Street, view the masterpieces at James Joyce Cultural Centre, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and pause for some photo ops at James Joyce Statue.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dublin driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Edinburgh to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dublin can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Malaga.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar

7
nights
Malaga, Spain

Malaga ©
Modern yet historic, Málaga is a lively city famous for being the birthplace of Pablo Picasso.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mirador de San Nicolas and Generalife. Visit Castillo de Gibralfaro and Alcazaba for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Malaga: Ronda (Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto, Scott Simpson Fine Art, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Gravura Taller de Grabado, shop like a local with Mahatma Showroom, explore the ancient world of Teatro Romano, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Picasso Malaga.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Malaga online road trip planner.

You can fly from Dublin to Malaga in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dublin to Malaga, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Malaga is a bit warmer than Dublin - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Malaga

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ronda, Granada
Highlights from your plan
Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto ©
Bodegas Cortijo Morosanto
Mirador de San Nicolas ©
Mirador de San Nicolas
Generalife ©
Generalife

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