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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Westminster Abbey, and make a trip to Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our London day trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. In June, daily temperatures in London can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough 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 30th (Fri): 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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Paris trip app.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) 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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): 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. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, then explore the galleries of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then catch a live event at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

Before you visit Milan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from Paris, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Milan, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough 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 4th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen day trip app.

You can drive from Milan to Lauterbrunnen in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Zurich.
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Zurich, Switzerland — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 5th (Wed), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zurich itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Zurich are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) 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 7th (Fri): get curious at Deutsches Museum, then 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 8th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Church, then explore the activities along English Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Munich vacation app.

Traveling by flight from Zurich to Munich takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Munich sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight 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 9th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then ponder the world of politics at Rathaus. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then don't miss a visit to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Vienna tour itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Munich in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Vienna. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can 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.
On the 11th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, then make a trip to 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. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then have fun at Gokarting Center, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Krakow day trip app.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Vienna to Krakow takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Krakow when traveling from Vienna in July, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) 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 13th (Thu): take in the views from Charles Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally steep yourself in history at Prague Astronomical Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Prague Zoo, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Prague attractions planner.

Getting from Krakow to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough 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.
On the 15th (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally don't miss a visit to Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Berlin route builder app.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can catch the flight 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 The Jordaan, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour itinerary 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 20th (Thu) so you can 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.
Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Toledo to see Catedral Primada about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, make a trip to Estacion de Atocha, and admire the local landmark of Cibeles Fountain.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Madrid travel planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, you will find days in Madrid are warmer (40°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight 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 23rd (Sun), stop by El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally make a trip to Casa Batllo.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Barcelona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) 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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Place Massena, get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Nice online driving holiday planner.

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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight 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 26th (Wed): explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Basilica di San Marco.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Venice online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Nice to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Nice, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) 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 27th (Thu), enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, don't miss a visit to Piazza della Signoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) 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, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, and browse the exhibits of Vatican Museums.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rome day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) 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. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Naples trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to 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.
On the 4th (Fri), get impressive views of Mt Etna and then look for gifts at Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Piazza Duomo, pick up some local products at A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Isola Bella, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally stroll around Villa Comunale.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Catania road trip app.

Getting from Naples to Catania by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. August in Catania sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Pyrgos.
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Pyrgos, Greece — 1 night

On the 6th (Sun), do a tasting at Mercouri Estate, join in the after-dark buzz at Beer-Bike Katakolo, then stop by Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop, and finally get curious at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyrgos trip tool.

Drive from Catania to Pyrgos in 19 hours. Traveling from Catania to Pyrgos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Pyrgos are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time 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 7th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, then steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Athens trip website.

Drive from Pyrgos to Athens in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Pyrgos in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Athens. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can fly back home.
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