28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

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28 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Haarlem, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Deventer, Holland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Oldenzaal, Holland
— 1 day
train:  7​h
4
Frankfurt, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Lausanne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Lyon, France
— 1 night
train:  2​h
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
12
Schiphol, Holland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Perth, Australia

4
nights
Haarlem, Holland

Haarlem ©
Often referred to as "Mini Amsterdam," Haarlem provides all the classical charm of Amsterdam, but on a smaller scale.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Texel Brewery and Museum BroekerVeiling. Shop till you drop at Winkelcentrum Heemstede Raadhuisstraat & Binnenweg and De Vishal. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Haarlem: Alkmaar (Alkmaar City Hall & het Hof van Sonoy van Alkmaar uit 1574), Acon Dirt Track Racing (in Schagen) and het strand van Bergen aan Zee (in Bergen aan Zee). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Grote Markt, make a trip to Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), admire the striking features of Vleeshal, and explore the world behind art at Frans Hals Museum.

Discover how to plan a Haarlem trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Perth, Australia to Haarlem is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Perth in April: highs in Haarlem hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Deventer.

Things to do in Haarlem

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Alkmaar, Texel Brewery, Winkelcentrum Heemstede Raadhuisstraat & Binnenweg, Kranenburgh, Museum BroekerVeiling
Highlights from your plan
het strand van Bergen aan Zee ©
het strand van Bergen aan Zee
Grote Markt ©
Grote Markt
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) ©
Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)

3
nights
Deventer, Holland

Deventer ©
Deventer is a municipality and city in the Salland region of the Dutch province of Overijssel. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Holten Canadian War Cemetery and Museum MORE. Popular historic sites such as Castle Cannenburch and Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Deventer side-trips: Kasteel Doorwerth (in Doorwerth), Waanders In De Broeren (in Zwolle) and Lange Hezelstraat (in Nijmegen). It doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Grote of St. Nicolaaskerk and don't miss a visit to De Brink.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Deventer trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Haarlem to Deventer takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Deventer are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Oldenzaal.

Things to do in Deventer

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castle Cannenburch, Kasteel Doorwerth, Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Waanders In De Broeren, Holten Canadian War Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Kasteel Doorwerth ©
Kasteel Doorwerth
Castle Cannenburch ©
Castle Cannenburch
Holten Canadian War Cemetery ©
Holten Canadian War Cemetery

1
day
Oldenzaal, Holland

Oldenzaal ©
Oldenzaal is a municipality and a city in the eastern province of Overijssel in the Netherlands. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Plechelmusbasilie, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mariakapel Borne, then take in nature's colorful creations at Castle and gardens Twickel, and finally look for gifts at Wochenmarkt Enschede.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Oldenzaal road trip planning app .

You can drive from Deventer to Oldenzaal in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Oldenzaal are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Oldenzaal

Historic Sites Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Mariakapel Borne, Castle and gardens Twickel, Wochenmarkt Enschede
Highlights from your plan
Castle and gardens Twickel ©
Castle and gardens Twickel
Mariakapel Borne ©
Mariakapel Borne

2
nights
Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt ©
A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take a stroll around Frankfurt Messe, then buy something for everyone on your list at Main-Taunus Zentrum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Bartholomew (Dom St. Bartholomaus).

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Frankfurt online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Oldenzaal to Frankfurt in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Frankfurt can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Main-Taunus Zentrum
Highlights from your plan
Main-Taunus Zentrum ©
Main-Taunus Zentrum
Messe Frankfurt GmbH ©
Messe Frankfurt GmbH

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Ossuary / The Cemetery Church. Popular historic sites such as Prague Castle and Spanish Synagogue are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Square, admire the striking features of Kostel sv. Mikuláše, view the masterpieces at Lobkowicz Palace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Prague tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Prague takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, daytime highs in Prague are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Food Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, wander the streets of Cannaregio, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Venice vacation maker site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, Venice is somewhat warmer than Prague - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz
St.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): look for gifts at Metzgerei Plinio, pause for some serene contemplation at The Burial Church of Santa Maria, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chamanna Segantini.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the St. Moritz trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Venice to St. Moritz in 5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Venice in April, with highs in St. Moritz at 12°C and lows at 1°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lausanne.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Pontresina, Metzgerei Plinio

2
nights
Lausanne, Switzerland

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
On the 2nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale de Lausanne, take in the exciting artwork at Fondation de l'Hermitage, then do a tasting at Vignobles de Chexbres, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lausanne trip builder website .

You can drive from St. Moritz to Lausanne in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can drive to Lyon.

Things to do in Lausanne

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Corniche Lavaux Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards ©
Corniche Lavaux Vineyards
Cathedrale de Lausanne ©
Cathedrale de Lausanne
Fondation de l'Hermitage ©
Fondation de l'Hermitage

1
night
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): wander the streets of Cite medievale de Perouges, look for gifts at La Maison du Cru Fleurie, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Lyon trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Lausanne to Lyon by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 4th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Cite medievale de Perouges, La Maison du Cru Fleurie
Highlights from your plan
Cite medievale de Perouges ©
Cite medievale de Perouges
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste ©
Cathedral Saint Jean Baptiste

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Jean Charles Rochoux Chocolatier. Popular historic sites such as Eiffel Tower and Saint Germain des Pres Quarter are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Le Marais, don't miss a visit to Arc de Triomphe, shop like a local with Laurence Esnol Gallery, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris online travel planner .

Take a train from Lyon to Paris in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): make a trip to The Markt, then look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at De Halve Maan Brewery.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bruges tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Schiphol.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
The Markt ©
The Markt
Belfry of Bruges ©
Belfry of Bruges

1
night
Schiphol, Holland

Schiphol ©
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Schiphol trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Bruges to Schiphol in 3 hours. In May in Schiphol, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Schiphol

Shopping

Side Trip

Deli K's
Highlights from your plan
Deli K's ©
Deli K's

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