29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train + subway:  3​h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 3 nights
bus + train:  5​h
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Matthias Church and House of Terror Museum. Halaszbastya and Liberty Statue will appeal to history buffs. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), wander the streets of Andrassy Avenue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest online trip maker .

Brisbane, Australia to Budapest is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Jewish Museum in Prague and St. George's Basilica. Get some cultural insight at Katedrala Svateho Vita and Prague Castle. There's much more to do: make a trip to StaromEstske namEsti, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, and explore the galleries of Convent of St Agnes of Bohemia.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Prague attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Budapest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Prague, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower. Get a sense of the local culture at Le Marais and Arc de Triomphe. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

2
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
On the 23rd (Mon), view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, take a stroll through Belém Tower, then take an in-depth tour of Carmo Archaeological Museum, and finally wander the streets of Alfama. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Quinta da Regaleira, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, then wander the streets of Rossio Square, and finally contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner .

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in September; daily highs in Lisbon reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Galleria Borghese. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, don't miss a visit to Roman Forum, and explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Lisbon to Rome by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Rome is 1 hour. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

3
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Take a break from the city and head to Sentiero degli dei (Path of the Gods) and Fornillo. Do your shopping at Ceramiche D'Arte Pascal and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. Step out of Ravello to go to Vietri sul Mare and see Le Vigne di Raito, which is approximately 44 minutes away.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Ravello route planner.

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in September, Ravello is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Le Vigne di Raito
Highlights from your plan
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito

3
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 The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Pitti Palace and Uffizi Galleries will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, view the masterpieces at M.G. Design, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Ravello to Florence by combination of bus and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di San Marco. Doge's Palace and Scrovegni Chapel will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Mark's Square, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Venice online trip planner .

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Florence, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

2
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.
Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Galata Tower will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Topkapi Palace and Basilica Cistern. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), explore the world behind art at Istanbul Modern, take an in-depth tour of Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and steep yourself in history at Rumeli Fortress.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Istanbul day trip site .

You can fly from Venice to Istanbul in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Venice, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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