43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
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Naples, Italy
— Few hours
Fly
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Palermo, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Syracuse, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Marne-la-Vallee, France
— 2 nights
Drive
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Drive
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Versailles, France
— 2 nights
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Fly to Mulhouse, Bus to Basel SBB, Train to Zurich
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Train to Verona
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Verona, Italy
— 1 night
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Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Church of St. Louis of the French and Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Relax by the water at Acqua e Sale - Stabilimento Balneare and Stabilimento Balneare Amerigo. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, explore the galleries of Vatican Museums, and take a stroll through Via Condotti.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Rome is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rome: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Lungomare Caracciolo, then wander the streets of Chiaia, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Via Toledo.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Naples route planning website.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. September in Naples sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palermo.

Things to do in Naples

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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Palermo, Italy

The capital of Sicily, Palermo was founded by the Phoenicians under the name of Ziz.
On the 21st (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of San Cataldo, stop by La Bottega nella Roccia, step into the grandiose world of Castello di Caccamo, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Monreale, and finally stroll the grounds of Catacombe dei Cappuccini. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Palermo, admire the striking features of Norman Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Gesu, then admire the masterpieces at Museum of tiles Stanze al Genio, and finally contemplate the long history of Palazzo Steri - Chiaramonte - Carcere dei penitenziati.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Palermo trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Palermo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Syracuse.

Things to do in Palermo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

1
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Syracuse, Italy

Pearl of the Mediterranean

Philosopher Cicero once described Syracuse as "the greatest Greek city and the most beautiful of them all." A powerful city-state of ancient Greece, Syracuse now is the capital of the eponymous Italian province on the eastern coast of Sicily.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Mercato Di Siracusa, then head off the coast to Ortigia, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo (Tempio di Apollo), and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Siracusa. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa Santa Chiara, and then explore the world behind art at Monastero del San salvatore.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Syracuse trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Palermo to Syracuse by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Syracuse

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

3
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then relax in the rural setting at Castello di Verrazzano, and then get into the urban bustle at Comune Di Certaldo. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then stroll through Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno, and then explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can fly from Syracuse to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

1
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marineland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Paloma Beach, then steep yourself in history at Villa Kerylos, and then steep yourself in history at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nice attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Florence to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Nice, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Marne-la-Vallee.

Things to do in Nice

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Marne-la-Vallee, France

As a "new town" best known for its Euro Disney Park and resorts, Marne-la-Vallée is a modern family resort town.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): stop by Disney Store, admire the masterpieces at Barbizon School Museum (Musee de l'Ecole de Barbizon), and then tee off at Fontainebleau Golf Club. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Disney Village, then look for gifts at World of Disney, and then tee off at Golf Disneyland.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Marne-la-Vallee trip planner.

Getting from Nice to Marne-la-Vallee by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in September, with highs in Marne-la-Vallee at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to Paris.

Things to do in Marne-la-Vallee

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Shop till you drop at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Family-friendly places like Louvre Museum and Seine River will thrill your kids. When in Paris, make a side trip to see Chateau de Fontainebleau in Fontainebleau, approximately Fontainebleau away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, visit Montmartre, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Paris online journey planner.

Paris is just a short distance from Marne-la-Vallee. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Versailles.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Versailles, France

Royal Paradise

Renowned for its vast royal palace and gardens built by King Louis XIV, Versailles is also one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris and home to a new cultural notability, such as a thriving artistic and musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): admire the striking features of The Trianons & The Hamlet, then get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville, and then tee off at Golf National. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parc Zoologique et Chateau de Thoiry and then tee off at Golf des Yvelines.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Versailles trip maker site.

Getting from Paris to Versailles by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. October in Versailles sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Versailles

Golf · Outdoors · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Zurich, Switzerland

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): make a trip to Niederdorf, get curious at Swiss Science Center Technorama, and then get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum. On the next day, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and finally explore the world behind art at The Rosengart Collection.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Versailles to Zurich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Zurich are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Verona.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
On the 10th (Tue), get in on the family fun at Gardaland Park. On your second day here, explore the historical opulence of Museo di Castelvecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore, get a taste of the local shopping with Piazza delle Erbe, see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, then examine the collection at Casa di Giulietta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fermo Maggiore, Verona.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip itinerary app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Zurich to Verona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. While traveling from Zurich, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Verona, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Verona

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nightlife

Side Trip

1
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Berlin, Germany

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 12th (Thu), take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, stroll around Kurfurstendamm, then browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), then look for gifts at Rausch Schokoladenhaus, and finally learn something new at Ritter Sport Bunte Schokowelt.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Berlin online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Verona to Berlin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Classes

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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.
BMW Museum and Deutsches Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Munich Residenz and Lake Tegernsee. Go for a jaunt from Munich to Augsburg to see Fuggerei about 1h 5 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Alte Pinakothek, hunt for treasures at Viktualienmarkt, and make a trip to Olympic Tower.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Munich online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Munich takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping · Parks

Side Trips

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Salzburg, Austria

Rome of the North

Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Mirabell Palace, browse the different shops at EUROPARK, stroll the grounds of Petersfriedhof, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter), and finally stop by Steingasse. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), take an in-depth tour of Mozarts Geburtshaus, steep yourself in history at Kapitelplatz & Kapitelschwemme, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Untersberg, and finally explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Salzburg attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Salzburg can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Explore hidden gems such as The Hofburg and Wachau Valley. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Ringstrasse, take a stroll through Mariahilfer Strasse, make a trip to Graben and Kohlmarkt, and admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna travel route planner.

You can drive from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Cannaregio. Attractions like Canal Grande and Piazza San Marco make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice day trip planning app.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in October, expect Venice to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.

Austria travel guide

4.5
Castles · Art Museums · Specialty Museums
Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.