28 days in Europe Itinerary

28 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip itinerary planner

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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Drive to Folkestone, Train to Calais-Fréthun, Drive to Bruges
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Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Pompeii, Italy
— 1 day
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Leavesden, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive to London Heathrow Airport, Fly to Adelaide International Airport

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London, United Kingdom

— 7 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Tooting Common. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and The British Museum. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take an in-depth tour of Churchill War Rooms, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge.

To find maps and other tourist information, read our London tour itinerary website.

Adelaide, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Adelaide to London, you'll gain 9.5 hours due to the time zone difference. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Bruges, Belgium

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
On the 1st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Huis Boechoute, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally don't miss a visit to The Markt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the historical opulence of Gravensteen, then get to know the fascinating history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and then examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bruges online itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of car and train from London to Bruges in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Bruges, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Bruges, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, then examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip builder site.

Getting from Bruges to Venice by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Bruges in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planning website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites

Rome, Italy

— 5 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and explore the world behind art at Sistine Chapel.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rome online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. October in Rome sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Pompeii, Italy

— 1 day

Underground City

Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
On the 11th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Museo Vesuviano Giovan Battista Alfano, make a trip to Lupanar, delve into the distant past at Forum, then admire the striking features of Villa dei Misteri, and finally explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pompeii online tour planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Pompeii in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, get engrossed in the history at Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini, then explore the world behind art at Palazzo Doria Pamphilj, and finally stop by Trastevere. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Clement Basilica, then examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Pompeii to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Leavesden.

Things to do in Rome

Museums · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Leavesden, United Kingdom

— 3 nights
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): see some familiar sights at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Leavesden trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Leavesden in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rome in October; daily highs in Leavesden reach 18°C and lows reach 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Thu).

Things to do in Leavesden

Tours