38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1​h 45​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 15​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, nature, historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, find something for the whole family at Grona Lunds Tivoli, get a sense of history and politics at Stockholm City Hall, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip itinerary site .

Melbourne, Australia to Stockholm is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in September, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Van Gogh Museum, explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market, and contemplate the long history of Anne Frank House.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Amsterdam vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in October; daily highs in Amsterdam reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, walk around Hyde Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Amsterdam to London by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 1 hour. In October in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

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

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, view the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

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You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to Lisbon. Traveling from Paris in October, things will get a bit warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, and hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona vacation planning site .

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Barcelona are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner .

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence with an excursion to Guardastelle Vineyard in San Gimignano--about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, and get engrossed in the history at Basilica di Santa Croce.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Florence driving holiday planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Guardastelle Vineyard ©
Guardastelle Vineyard
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

2
nights
Venice, Italy

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Venice tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in October: highs in Venice hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Prague trip tool .

Fly from Venice to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Venice in October: high temperatures in Prague hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To find reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. October in Budapest sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), wander the streets of Ortakoy, explore the world behind art at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Istanbul route planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Istanbul takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Istanbul is 2 hours. When traveling from Budapest in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Istanbul: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can 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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