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: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Brisbane to London due to the time zone difference. June in London sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take a stroll through Île de la Cité, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, make a trip to Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): 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 catch a live event at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), and finally stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Milan day trip planning app.

Fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in July: highs in Milan hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow 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.
On the 8th (Fri), appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen trip builder.

Getting from Milan to Lauterbrunnen by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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 9th (Sat): take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Zurich vacation builder app.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to 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.
On the 11th (Mon), engage your brain 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 make a trip to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Munich trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Munich can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus. On your second day here, examine the collection at Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Munich to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Vienna, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can catch the flight 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.
On the 15th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally get to know the fascinating history of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, examine the collection at Wieliczka Salt Mine, then join the crowd at Gokarting Center, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Krakow online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Vienna to Krakow in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Krakow. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to fly 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.
On the 17th (Sun), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Prague planner.

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive 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 19th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, steep yourself in history at 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. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Berlin vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) 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: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stop by Red Light District, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip maker site.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight 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.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately Toledo away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, stroll around Parque del Retiro, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, and admire the landmark architecture of Estacion de Atocha.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Madrid trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Madrid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Madrid: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, contemplate the long history of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Madrid in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Nice trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Nice are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough 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 30th (Sat): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then make a trip to Piazza San Marco, then see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in July, you will find days in Venice are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to 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 31st (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces 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.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Florence online journey builder.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) 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: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, make a trip to Roman Forum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Rome, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for 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. Explore Naples' surroundings by going to Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, don't miss a visit to Via San Gregorio Armeno, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Naples tour planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Naples takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can fly 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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna and then look for gifts at Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, shop like a local with A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce, then stroll through Isola Bella, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Catania planning app.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Pyrgos.
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Pyrgos, Greece — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Mercouri Estate, then get a taste of local nightlife at Beer-Bike Katakolo, then look for gifts at Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Pyrgos trip planner.

Traveling by car from Catania to Pyrgos takes 19 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Catania to Pyrgos. In August, daily temperatures in Pyrgos can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Acropolis of Athens, then delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then visit Plaka, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip planning tool.

You can drive from Pyrgos to Athens in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Athens when traveling from Pyrgos in August, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
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