37 days in Sydney & Europe Itinerary

37 days in Sydney & Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock trip planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

37 days in Sydney & Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
1
Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  24 h
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
3
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
bus:  2 h 30 min
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Bus:  7 h
7
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— Few hours
Train:  1 h
9
The Hague, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h
10
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Customs House, get your game on at Flight Experience Sydney - Flight Simulator, then learn about all things military at Anzac Memorial, then see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks, and finally experience the excitement of Virtual Room Sydney - Virtual Reality Sydney Adventure.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sydney road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Sydney

Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Hyde Park Barracks ©
Hyde Park Barracks

4
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.
Visit Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Pantheon and Cupola di San Pietro. Venture out of the city with trips to Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica (in Ostia Antica), Chiesa di San Salvatore (in Vasanello) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls, examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French, and make a trip to Vatican Necropolis.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome road trip tool .

Getting from Sydney to Rome by flight takes about 24 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rome is minus 9 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in Rome hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vatican City, Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica, Chiesa di San Salvatore, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

5
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.
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Pergamonmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister and Palace of Tears. Venture out of the city with trips to Dresden (Bruehlsche Terrasse, The Dresden Zwinger, &more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Gemaldegalerie, pause for some photo ops at Victory Column (Siegessaule), get to know the fascinating history of Stolpersteine in Berlin, and steep yourself in history at Berlin-Hohenschonhausen Memorial.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Berlin vacation app .

Getting from Rome to Berlin by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dresden, Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Highlights from your plan
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
The Dresden Zwinger ©
The Dresden Zwinger
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister
Gemaldegalerie Alte Meister

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.
Eiffel Tower and Île de la Cité will appeal to history buffs. Louvre Museum and Arc de Triomphe are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, examine the collection at Musee Nissim de Camondo, admire the masterpieces at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and head off the coast to Ile Saint-Louis.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday maker website .

Getting from Berlin to Paris by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Chateau of Vincennes
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

4
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.
Let the collections at The Hofburg and Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Albertina and Wachau Valley. Explore Vienna's surroundings by going to Burgruine Aggstein (in Spitz), Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein) and Pfarre Krems St. Veit (in Krems an der Donau). And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum, explore the world behind art at KUNST HAUS WIEN. Museum Hundertwasser, and make a trip to Stephansplatz.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip planner.

Fly from Paris to Vienna in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Paris in January, with highs in Vienna at 3°C and lows at -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Burgruine Duernstein, Pfarre Krems St. Veit, Burgruine Aggstein, Wachau Valley
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Liberty Statue and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. Let the collections at House of Terror Museum and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, admire the landmark architecture of Matthias Church, examine the collection at Budapest Pinball Museum, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

You can plan Budapest trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. January in Budapest sees daily highs of 3°C and lows of -4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Budapest

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
On the 22nd (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Wawel Cathedral, then examine the collection at Lost Souls Alley, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Planty Park, and finally examine the collection at Krakow Pinball Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at HistoryLand, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica, then see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, then admire the masterpieces at Stained Glass Museum (Muzeum Witrazu), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Krakow online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Krakow takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Krakow can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. On the 24th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral
Lost Souls Alley ©
Lost Souls Alley
Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square ©

few
hours
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 24th (Sun), experience the excitement of GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Krakow to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Krakow in January, with highs in Amsterdam at 7°C and lows at 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can catch the train to The Hague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo ©
GoDutch - Dutch Costume Photo

4
nights
The Hague, The Netherlands

The Hague ©
Known as the "judicial capital of the world," The Hague is the center for everything official in the Netherlands: the home of the Dutch government and parliament, the workplace of the King and Queen, and the base of many international affairs such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Escher in Het Paleis (Escher in the Palace) and Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery and Watersnoodmuseum. Get out of town with these interesting The Hague side-trips: Vrouwenpolder Beach (in Veere) and Dordrecht (Grote Kerk & Huis Van Gijn). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at museum Beelden aan Zee, don't miss a visit to Panorama Mesdag, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Gouwekerk, and get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Factory Outlet.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the The Hague trip planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to The Hague takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Brussels.

Things to do in The Hague

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Dordrecht, Basiliek H.H. Agatha en Barbara, Watersnoodmuseum, Museum Volkenkunde, Vrouwenpolder Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery ©
Watersnoodmuseum ©
Watersnoodmuseum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon and Eglise Notre-Dame Immaculee. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Grand Place and Atomium. Step out of Brussels to go to Willebroek and see Fort Breendonk, which is approximately 44 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), test your team's savvy at Escape Prod - Escape Rooms Brussels, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from The Hague to Brussels takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from The Hague in January, things will get little chillier in Brussels: highs are around 5°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fort Breendonk
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM) ©
Musical Instruments Museum (MIM)

Similar Plans

40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 41 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 39 days in Singapore, Europe & Tokyo BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, kids, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 48 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 41 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 38 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 39 days in Europe BY A USER FROM THAILAND April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 42 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PUERTO RICO August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 38 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 40 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
See more plans