48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe Trip Planner

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
Fly
1
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly
3
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Saint-Tropez, France
— 1 night
Drive
5
Toulon, France
— 1 night
Drive
6
Marseille, France
— 2 nights
Drive
7
Montpellier, France
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Toulouse, France
— 1 night
Fly
9
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Train
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
11
Ibiza Town, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly
12
Milan, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
13
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
14
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train
15
Trento, Italy
— 2 nights
Bus to Milan Bergamo, Fly to Budapest
16
Budapest, Hungary
— 1 night
Drive
17
Prague, Czech Republic
— 1 night
Drive
18
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly

S M T W T F S
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

4
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre. Visit Arc de Triomphe and Chateau de Fontainebleau for their historical value. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Versailles (Palace of Versailles & The Trianons & The Hamlet), Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny) and Chartres Cathedral (in Chartres). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, and explore the galleries of Maison de Victor Hugo.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Santiago, Chile to Paris is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Chile Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 5 hour difference. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of Natural Sciences, examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Brussels, then contemplate the long history of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), and finally browse the different shops at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Rubens House (Rubenshuis) and then get to know the fascinating history of Grote Markt.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Brussels holiday maker tool.

Take a train from Paris to Brussels in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Paris in August, expect nights in Brussels to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Brussels

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

2
nights
Cannes, France

Festival City

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 27th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Palais Lascaris, take a stroll through Vieille Ville, then see the interesting displays at Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild, and finally wander the streets of Le Suquet. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle de Notre-Dame de Vie, then head off the coast to Lérins Islands, and then wander the streets of La Croisette.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cannes day trip planning tool.

Fly from Brussels to Cannes in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in August, with highs in Cannes at 33°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Tropez.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

1
night
Saint-Tropez, France

Saint-Tropez is a town, 100km west of Nice, in the Var department of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region of southeastern France. On the 29th (Sat), kick back and relax at Plage de Pampelonne, get engrossed in the history at Citadelle de Saint-Tropez - Musee d'histoire maritime, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Grimaud, and finally learn about winemaking at Chateau Minuty.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Saint-Tropez road trip planning app.

Getting from Cannes to Saint-Tropez by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Cannes in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Saint-Tropez, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to Toulon.

Things to do in Saint-Tropez

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

1
night
Toulon, France

Toulon is a city in southern France and a large military harbour on the Mediterranean coast, with a major French naval base. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville, head off the coast to Ile des Embiez, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Nazaire de Sanary-sur-Mer, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame du Mai, and finally gain interesting insight with Tour Royale.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Toulon trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Saint-Tropez to Toulon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Saint-Tropez in August: highs in Toulon hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marseille.

Things to do in Toulon

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

2
nights
Marseille, France

Gateway to Provence

The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Chateau d'If, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Paroisse Cathédrale Saint Sauveur Aix-en-Provence, and then contemplate the long history of Paul Cezanne’s Studio. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Cours Mirabeau, see the interesting displays at Musee Granet, steep yourself in history at Palais Longchamp, then take in nature's colorful creations at Palais du Pharo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathédrale La Major.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Marseille journey planner.

Traveling by car from Toulon to Marseille takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Montpellier.

Things to do in Marseille

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

2
nights
Montpellier, France

"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take a stroll through Place de la Comedie, take in nature's colorful creations at Chateau de Flaugergues, contemplate the long history of Salin d'Aigues-Mortes, then admire the landmark architecture of Tours et Remparts d'Aigues-Mortes, and finally explore the ancient world of La Maison Carree. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Pharmacie de la Misericorde, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Maguelone, make a trip to Chateau des Guilhem, then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Valloubiere, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Guilhem-le-Desert.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Montpellier tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marseille to Montpellier in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Montpellier, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Toulouse.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Shopping

Side Trips

1
night
Toulouse, France

La Ville Rose (Pink City)

On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
On the 4th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Augustins, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Les Jacobins, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilique Saint-Sernin, and finally see the interesting displays at Galerie Le Chateau d'Eau.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Toulouse vacation maker tool.

Getting from Montpellier to Toulouse by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Toulouse can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Toulouse

Museums · Historic Sites

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Royal Palace of Madrid and Real Sitio de San Lorenzo de El Escorial. Get some historical perspective at Plaza Mayor and Parroquia Virgen de la Paloma. Take a break from Madrid with a short trip to Royal Palace of Aranjuez in Aranjuez, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Real Basilica de San Francisco el Grande, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sta Maria la Real de la Almudena, and see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Madrid tour itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Toulouse to Madrid in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Madrid, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Get some cultural insight at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar. Girona Cathedral (Catedral) and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, stroll around Parc Guell, and take a stroll through Las Ramblas.

To find out how to plan a trip to Barcelona, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Barcelona, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

4
nights
Ibiza Town, Spain

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Visit Playa de Ses Illetes and Playa de Llevant for some beach relaxation. Castell de Eivissa and Ibiza Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Explore Ibiza Town's surroundings by going to S'Arenal Petit (in Portinatx), Formentera (Cap de Barbaria, Playa Es Arenals, &more) and Platja de Migjorn (in Migjorn). The adventure continues: stop by Dalt Vila and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Església Nuestra Sra. Del Carmen.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ibiza Town trip app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Ibiza Town takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Milan.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

5
nights
Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Visit Chiesa di San Maurizio al Monastero Maggiore and Monumental Cemetery for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Duomo di Milano and Castello Sforzesco. Get out of town with these interesting Milan side-trips: Basilica di San Bassiano (in Lodi Vecchio), Castello di Gropparello (in Gropparello) and Castello di Grazzano Visconti (in Grazzano Visconti). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, get to know the fascinating history of Ricetto di Candelo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Piazza di Santa Maria delle Grazie, 2, and head off the coast to Isola Bella.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Milan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Ibiza Town in September; daily highs in Milan reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 21st (Mon), get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, admire the masterpieces at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then steep yourself in history at The Baptistery of St. John, and finally appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Milan to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

4
nights
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore and Duomo di Orvieto. Get some historical perspective at Colosseum and Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rome day trip website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Trento.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

2
nights
Trento, Italy

Painted City

Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Piazza Duomo, then take an in-depth tour of Castello del Buonconsiglio Monumenti e Collezioni Provinciali, then have fun and explore at MUSE - Science Museum, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castel Thun. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro, explore the historical opulence of Rocca Castle, and then explore the historical opulence of Arco Castle.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Trento trip itinerary maker website.

You can take a train from Rome to Trento in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Trento when traveling from Rome in September, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Trento

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

1
night
Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): head off the coast to Margaret Island, admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, then step into the grandiose world of Buda Castle, and finally steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum, then steep yourself in history at Dohány Street Synagogue, then examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Budapest travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Trento to Budapest takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Trento in September, plan for little chillier days in Budapest, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

1
night
Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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 1st (Thu), take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and then take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Prague online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Budapest to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Budapest in September: highs in Prague hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites

3
nights
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Memorial of the Berlin Wall and Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen. East Side Gallery and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, see the interesting displays at Jewish Museum Berlin, get to know the resident critters at Zoo Berlin, and explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip website.

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip