26 days in Europe Itinerary

26 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  27 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Stockholm, Sweden
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 5 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Perth, Australia

3
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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Colosseum and Trevi Fountain. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Rome driving holiday app.

Perth, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Rome, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Rome is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Florence online trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Florence. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Duomo di Siena
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Museu Picasso are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy El Barri Gòtic and Parc Guell. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

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

Fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Florence in July, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Grote Markt are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Anne Frank House and De Duif. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and steep yourself in history at Begijnhof.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Amsterdam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, expect Amsterdam to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Grote Markt
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

5
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
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 Grona Lunds Tivoli. Appreciate the collections at Skansen and Moderna Museet - Stockholm. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Royal Palace, examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, step off the mainland to explore Langholmen, and get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip builder app.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Stockholm can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Drottningholm Palace, Millesgarden
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

5
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Chora Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Halic and Dalia Beach. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Ortakoy, explore the galleries of Rumeli Fortress, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Istanbul route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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