35 days in Europe Itinerary

35 days in Europe Itinerary

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35 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  22​h 45​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  6​h 15​min
8
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
train:  2​h
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
11
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Get some historical perspective at Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Acropolis Museum and Museum of Cycladic Art. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, take an in-depth tour of Byzantine & Christian Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus, and don't miss a visit to Kolonaki Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Athens journey maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Athens is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for colder days in Athens, with highs around 15°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

3
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.
Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Castle Hill and Buda Castle. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Budapest. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Athens in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 3°C and lows are around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Buda Castle ©
Buda Castle

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Colosseum and Palatine Hill. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Passeggiata di Gianicolo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Sant'Ignazio di Loyola, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome holiday maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Budapest to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Budapest in January, with highs in Rome at 15°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uffizi Galleries and Siena Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Piazza del Campo in Siena, about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce, and steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planner .

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

3
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Get some cultural insight at Nyhavn and Keldby Church. Your inner history buff will appreciate Rosenborg Castle and Amalienborg. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Stroeget, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Denmark, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Denmark, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Our Lady - Copenhagen Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Copenhagen road trip website .

Fly from Florence to Copenhagen in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Florence in January, expect Copenhagen to be slightly colder, temps between 3°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Keldby Church
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Stockholm Old Town and Royal Palace. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vasa Museum and Skansen. There's much more to do: glide through natural beauty at The Green Trails, take in the exciting artwork at Fargfabriken, examine the collection at Fotografiska, and explore the world behind art at Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde.

Make your Stockholm itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in January, things will get slightly colder in Stockholm: highs are around 0°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Winter Sports Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Oslomarka and Akershus Castle and Fortress (Akershus Slott og Festning). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nordmarka and Viking Ship Museum. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Vigeland Museum, see the interesting displays at Fram Polar Ship Museum, and have fun and explore at The Kon-Tiki Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Oslo trip app .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Oslo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Stockholm in January, you will find days in Oslo are somewhat warmer (6°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to York.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Viking Ship Museum ©
Viking Ship Museum

1
night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at York Castle Museum, then don't miss a visit to York Shambles, then contemplate the long history of York Minster, and finally explore the ancient world of York City Walls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the York online trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Oslo to York in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oslo to York due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in York, with lows around 1°C. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
York Castle Museum ©
York Castle Museum
York City Walls ©
York City Walls
York Minster ©
York Minster

3
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.
Natural History Museum and British Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

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Traveling by train from York to London takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In January, daytime highs in London are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Île de la Cité. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the long history of Basilica du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, take a stroll through Le Marais, and explore the world behind art at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris trip builder website .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In February, daytime highs in Paris are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Anne Frank House and Begijnhof will appeal to history buffs. Get some cultural insight at Rijksmuseum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Step out of Amsterdam to go to The Hague and see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at ARTIS, take a stroll through Red Light District, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, and get engrossed in the history at The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum).

To find photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online trip maker .

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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