45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train to Bohumin, Bus to Krakow
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Catania, Italy
— 1 night
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Pyrgos, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
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London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

Plan trip to London with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in July, London is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Paris.
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Paris, France — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): visit Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris route planning site.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. When traveling from London in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then see where the action happens at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Milan sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in July, you will find days in Milan are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen route site.

You can drive from Milan to Lauterbrunnen in 4 hours. On the 17th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): make a trip to Bahnhofstrasse.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zurich trip maker site.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Munich.
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Munich, Germany — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get curious at Deutsches Museum, contemplate the long history of Nymphenburg Palace, then get a sense of history and politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. On your second day here, examine the collection at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at English Garden, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Munich trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Vienna.
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Vienna, Austria — 2 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.
On the 21st (Thu), step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then examine the collection at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then admire the landmark architecture of Rathaus. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Hofburg, admire the striking features of Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Munich to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Vienna. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to fly to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 2 nights

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then have some family-friendly fun at Gokarting Center, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip planner.

Getting from Vienna to Krakow by combination of train and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Krakow. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip builder.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, don't miss a visit to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin day trip site.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take a stroll through Red Light District, stop by The Jordaan, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Amsterdam using our trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Madrid.
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Madrid, Spain — 2 nights

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Catedral Primada in Toledo (about 1h 10 min away). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, contemplate the long history of Plaza Mayor, and examine the collection at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid online holiday planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Madrid by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in August, with highs in Madrid at 39°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to fly to Barcelona.
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Barcelona, Spain — 2 nights

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 4th (Thu), wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online route planner.

Fly from Madrid to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.
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Nice, France — 1 night

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.
On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and then stop by Vieille Ville.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Nice attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August in Nice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Venice, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 8th (Mon), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence attractions planning site.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Wed) before leaving for Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Rome is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 3 nights

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Naples: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Underground Naples.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Naples tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Naples are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Catania.
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Catania, Italy — 1 night

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 16th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Mt Etna and then stop by Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, pick up some local products at A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce, then head off the coast to Isola Bella, then make a trip to Corso Umberto, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Catania trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Naples to Catania in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Pyrgos.
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Pyrgos, Greece — 1 night

On the 18th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Mercouri Estate, then join in the after-dark buzz at Beer-Bike Katakolo, then look for gifts at Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop, and finally engage your brain at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Pyrgos trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Catania to Pyrgos takes 19 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Pyrgos are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 2 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 19th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then stop by Plaka, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Pyrgos to Athens in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Pyrgos in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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