32 days in Europe Itinerary

32 days in Europe Itinerary

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32 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  28​h
1
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Belfast, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Ruthin, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Chaumont, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Santa Severa, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
12
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 21st (Mon), make a trip to The Spire, steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, then contemplate the long history of Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to St. Michan's Church, then take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then stroll around St Stephens Green, and finally steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dublin trip itinerary builder website .

Brisbane, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -10 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Dublin reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Belfast.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Belfast, United Kingdom

Belfast ©
A city with character, Belfast remains a great place for a leisurely exploration, as it is still relatively undiscovered by foreign tourists, who usually opt to visit Dublin instead.
Change things up with a short trip to Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge in Ballintoy (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Titanic Belfast, get a sense of history and politics at City Hall, admire the natural beauty at Belfast Botanical Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Parliament Buildings.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Belfast trip planner .

You can drive from Dublin to Belfast in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in Belfast are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Ruthin.

Things to do in Belfast

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trip

Carrick-A-Rede Rope Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Titanic Belfast ©
Titanic Belfast
HMS Caroline ©
HMS Caroline
Walking tours

3
nights
Ruthin, United Kingdom

Ruthin ©
Ruthin is the county town of Denbighshire in north Wales. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stop by Wayfarer Wool Shop, get engrossed in the history at Ruthin Gaol, and then scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St Peter, admire the masterpieces at Ruthin Craft Centre, then pause for some photo ops at Eliseg's Pillar, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Cader Idris.

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Traveling by car from Belfast to Ruthin takes 6 hours. September in Ruthin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Ruthin

Parks Museums Adventure

Side Trips

SeaQuarium Rhyl, River Rafting & Tubing, Cader Idris
Highlights from your plan
Cader Idris ©
Cader Idris
River Rafting & Tubing
Ruthin Gaol ©
Ruthin Gaol

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.
On the 29th (Tue), make a trip to Big Ben, then take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, then step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral and then get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our London trip planning tool .

You can drive from Ruthin to London in 4.5 hours. September in London sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, then walk around Vondelpark, then admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 2nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stroll through Île de la Cité.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Chaumont.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle

2
nights
Chaumont, France

Chaumont ©
Chaumont is a commune of France, and the capital (or préfecture) of the Haute-Marne department., it has a population of 23,011.The city stands on the river Marne and is situated on the railway linking Paris and Basel, which runs over a 52m tall and 600m long viaduct built in 1856.HistoryHistorically the seat of the Counts of Bassigny and later of Champagne, Chaumont was the venue of an offensive treaty against Napoleon I signed by the United Kingdom, Austria, Prussia, and Russia in 1814. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of La Boisserie and then get in on the family fun at Nigloland.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chaumont tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Paris to Chaumont takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Chaumont

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, Nigloland
Highlights from your plan
Nigloland ©
Nigloland
Mémorial Charles De Gaulle ©
Mémorial Charles De Gaulle

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 6th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take in the views from Chapel Bridge. On your second day here, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus and then appreciate the history behind Lion Monument.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Lucerne tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Chaumont to Lucerne in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 8°C. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Zurich
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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 (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Venice journey planning app .

Traveling by car from Lucerne to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Lucerne in October, expect Venice to be somewhat warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Duomo di Siena & Piazza del Campo). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Florence vacation planning tool .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Severa.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Santa Severa, Italy

Santa Severa ©
Santa Severa is a frazione of the comune of Santa Marinella, in the province of Rome, Lazio, Italy. Explore Santa Severa's surroundings by going to Civitavecchia Port (in Civitavecchia), Villa Farnese (in Caprarola) and Tarquinia (Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense & Necropoli di Tarquinia). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera, see the interesting displays at Museo del Territorio, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Santa Severa, and explore the ancient world of Vulci.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Severa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Florence to Santa Severa takes 3.5 hours. In October in Santa Severa, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rome.

Things to do in Santa Severa

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Civitavecchia, Tarquinia, Villa Farnese, Vulci, Castello di Santa Severa
Highlights from your plan
Villa Farnese ©
Villa Farnese
Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense ©
Museo Nazionale Tarquiniense
Stabilimento Balneare la Scogliera ©

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.
On the 18th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, then delve into the distant past at Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Vatican Museums, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, then contemplate the long history of Torre San Giovani, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome road trip site .

Traveling by car from Santa Severa to Rome takes an hour. In October in Rome, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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