33 days in Europe Itinerary

33 days in Europe Itinerary

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33 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  4​h 15​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
bus:  4​h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
12
Pisa, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
13
Lugano, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  9​h
15
Paris, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
16
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Melbourne, Australia


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1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the London trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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 3rd (Wed): explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, then take a stroll through The Jordaan, and then get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Portuguese Synagogue, examine the collection at Micropia, then explore the activities along The Amstel, and finally see the interesting displays at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker app .

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 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 to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Neues Palais, admire the natural beauty at Potsdam's Gardens, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Zoo Berlin. Keep things going the next day: admire the architecture and history at THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin, then pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), then take a stroll through Mitte, and finally kick back and relax at Strandbar Mitte.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Berlin journey planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Potsdam
Highlights from your plan
THE ROOM - Live Escape Game Berlin ©
Potsdam's Gardens ©
Potsdam's Gardens
Neues Palais ©
Neues Palais

2
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.
On the 7th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Prague Castle, admire the striking features of St. Vitus Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Old Town Square. On your second day here, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and then wander the streets of Mala strana.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Prague tour itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita

2
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral, then admire the natural beauty at Schonbrunn Palace, and then get to know the fascinating history of Schonbrunner Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Kirche am Steinhof, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Minoritenkirche, and finally examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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.
Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Bastion and University Church. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Budapest: Esztergom (Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral & Fajdalmas Szuz Chapel). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Citadel, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island, and examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum.

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Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Budapest are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Budapest

Tours Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Esztergom
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

2
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Archaeological Museum and Andautonia Archaeological Park, admire the masterpieces at Atelier Mestrovic, then wander the streets of Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata). Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Recreational Sports Center Jarun, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), and then cross one thing off your bucket list with a skydiving experience.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zagreb travel route planner .

Getting from Budapest to Zagreb by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Zagreb are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zagreb

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Recreational Sports Center Jarun ©
Recreational Sports Center Jarun
Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©

1
day
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

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.
On the 17th (Wed), deepen your knowledge of military history at Venetian Arsenal, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), take a stroll through Cannaregio, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and finally get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Venice trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Venice takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In July, daytime highs in Venice are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

1
night
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, steep yourself in history at Basilica San Miniato al Monte, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, then admire the masterpieces at Uffizi Galleries, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Lido Di Camaiore, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cupola di San Pietro, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Baldacchino di San Pietro, di Bernini, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Pantheon, admire the landmark architecture of Altare Della Patria, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Campidoglio, then make a trip to Piazza Venezia, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli e dei Martiri.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planning website .

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July in Rome, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll the grounds of Camposanto and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Pisa. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Museum of San Matteo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Spina, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica romanica di San Piero a Grado, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Battistero, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Leaning Tower of Pisa.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pisa road trip tool .

Getting from Rome to Pisa by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Pisa dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Lugano.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Pisa ©
Duomo di Pisa
Battistero ©
Battistero
Camposanto ©
Camposanto

1
night
Lugano, Switzerland

Lugano
Located in the popular holiday region of Ticino, Lugano is the largest Italian-speaking town in Switzerland.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lugano trip planner .

Getting from Pisa to Lugano by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. July in Lugano sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 20°C at night. You will leave for Lauterbrunnen on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Lugano

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A., then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Fall, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

To find maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lauterbrunnen trip site .

You can drive from Lugano to Lauterbrunnen in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Air-Glaciers, S.A. ©
Air-Glaciers, S.A.

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, and finally head off the coast to Île de la Cité. On the next day, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse, then explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and finally step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris road trip site .

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Paris by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): appreciate the history behind The Monument to the Great Fire of London and then explore the world behind art at The Courtauld Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Tower of London, and finally don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

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Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. You will leave for home on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection

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