23 days in Europe Itinerary

23 days in Europe Itinerary

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23 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  27​h
1
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
8
Birmingham, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
foot + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney, Australia


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2
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
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.
Shop till you drop at Champs-Elysees and Le Marais. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Arc de Triomphe. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paris Plage, admire the striking features of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris road trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Paris is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in March; daily highs in Paris reach 13°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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 4th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Villa Grecque Kerylos, then enjoy the sand and surf at Castel Plage, and then take a stroll through Vieille Ville. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall and then wander the streets of La Croisette.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Nice travel route planner.

Getting from Paris to Nice by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In March, Nice is a bit warmer than Paris - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

La Croisette, Villa Kerylos
Highlights from your plan
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Castel Plage ©
Castel Plage

2
nights
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Riva di Polline. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sat): admire the striking features of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the striking landscape at Passeggiata di Gianicolo, and finally contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Nice to Rome in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Rome are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Riva di Polline, St. Peter's Basilica
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 8th (Sun), wander the streets of Dorsoduro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Campo del Ghetto, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then stop by I Tre Mercanti, and finally look for gifts at BrAgora.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Venice trip planning website .

Fly from Rome to Venice in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. March in Venice sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dorsoduro ©
Dorsoduro
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): kick back and relax at Glyfada Beach, take a stroll through Plaka, and then stop by Kerannymi Greek Traditional Products. On your second day here, hunt for treasures at Monastiraki, then explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Areopagus.

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

You can fly from Venice to Athens in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Athens. Traveling from Venice in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 11°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Glyfada Beach
Highlights from your plan
Glyfada Beach ©
Glyfada Beach
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): wander the streets of Gay Madrid & the Chueca District, then explore the activities along Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa del Alberche. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Royal Palace of Madrid, browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and then examine the collection at Prado National Museum.

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

Fly from Athens to Madrid in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Madrid is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in March, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Playa del Alberche
Highlights from your plan
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Playa del Alberche ©
Playa del Alberche

2
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd and then wander the streets of Greenwich. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Piccadilly Circus, then stroll through King George's Playing Fields, and then wander the streets of Westminster.

Plan my day in London using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Madrid to London. When traveling from Madrid in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Birmingham.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches

Side Trip

King George's Playing Fields
Highlights from your plan
Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Westminster ©
Westminster
Piccadilly Circus ©
Piccadilly Circus

2
nights
Birmingham, United Kingdom

Birmingham ©
Britain's second-largest city, Birmingham was known as the City of a Thousand Trades and the Workshop of the World in the Victorian era.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Blists Hill Victorian Town and then hike along The Wrekin. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ludlow Food Centre, then explore the historical opulence of Croft Castle and Parkland, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Gloucester Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Birmingham road trip planning website .

Getting from London to Birmingham by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Birmingham can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Telford, Ludlow Farm Shop, Croft Castle and Parkland, Gloucester Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Blists Hill Victorian Town ©
Blists Hill Victorian Town
Gloucester Cathedral ©
Gloucester Cathedral
Croft Castle and Parkland ©
Croft Castle and Parkland

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