40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly to Split, Ferry to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
Ferry to Split, Fly to Vienna
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
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Fly to Malmo, Taxi to Svedala station, Train to Copenhagen
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Family-friendly places like Lisbon Oceanarium and Castelo de S. Jorge will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the world behind art at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip site.

Dallas, USA to Lisbon is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is 6 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Dallas in July: high temperatures in Lisbon hover around 85°F and lows are around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Bring the kids along to Basilica de la Sagrada Familia and Las Ramblas. There's still lots to do: walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 2 nights

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 17th (Sun): don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and then make a trip to Roman Forum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Rome travel route planning app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 70°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.
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Hvar, Croatia — 4 nights

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kids will enjoy Pakleni Otoci and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Monastery, enjoy the sand and surf at Mlini Beach, head off the coast to Island Galesnik, and get great views at Spanish Fortress.

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You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Rome to Hvar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 88°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 3 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and find something for the whole family at Prater.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Hvar to Vienna by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Hvar in July; daily highs in Vienna reach 82°F and lows reach 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.
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Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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.
Attractions like Hungarian Parliament Building and Palatinus Strandfürdő make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip website.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 83°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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.
Attractions like Charles Bridge and St. Vitus Cathedral make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Staromestske namesti, get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Prague day trip planner.

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Budapest in July: highs in Prague hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to fly to Stockholm.
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Stockholm, Sweden — 5 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Bring the kids along to Vasa Museum and Skansen. And it doesn't end there: have a blast at Grona Lunds Tivoli, explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Royal Palace, and head off the coast to Langholmen.

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Getting from Prague to Stockholm by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Prague in July; daily highs in Stockholm reach 73°F and lows reach 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Family-friendly places like Tivoli Gardens and Rosenborg Castle will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Nyhavn, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, explore the galleries of National Museum of Denmark, and pause for some serene contemplation at Frederiks Kirke (Marmorkirken).

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Copenhagen trip app.

Traveling by combination of flight, taxi, and train from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Paris.
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Paris, France — 4 nights

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.
Bring the kids along to Palace of Versailles and Louvre Museum. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sainte-Chapelle.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Copenhagen to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Copenhagen in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly to Dublin.
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Dublin, Ireland — 5 nights

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Phoenix Park and Guinness Storehouse. When in Dublin, make a side trip to see BargeTrip in Sallins, approximately Sallins away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, browse the exhibits of Glasnevin Cemetery Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Dublin Falconry, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin day trip tool.

You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In August, Dublin is slightly colder than Paris - with highs of 66°F and lows of 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.
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