40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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40 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
+2
Fly + bus + train:  26​h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
York, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  2​h
3
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
5
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  7​h 30​min
6
Nerja, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Ronda, Spain
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 45​min
8
Seville, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Adelaide, Australia

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, nature, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, make a trip to Real Mary King's Close, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat.

Plan trip to Edinburgh with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Adelaide, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Adelaide to Edinburgh is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the ancient world of York City Walls, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, steep yourself in history at Treasurer's House, then take in the spiritual surroundings of York Minster, and finally see the interesting displays at National Railway Museum. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at York Maze.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our York trip itinerary tool .

Take a train from Edinburgh to York in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. June in York sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
York Maze ©
York Maze
National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
Room Escape Games

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and snap pictures at Tower Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London road trip planning tool .

Take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower, and take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Paris travel itinerary planner .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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.
Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to The Hague to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, stroll through Vondelpark, admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip planner .

Getting from Paris to Amsterdam by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Amsterdam, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Nerja.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Nerja, Spain

Nerja ©
Nerja is a municipality on the Costa del Sol in the province of Málaga in the autonomous community of Andalusia in southern Spain. Get out of town with these interesting Nerja side-trips: Granada (Generalife & Alhambra). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Salon, tour the pleasant surroundings at Burriana Beach, and make a trip to Balcon de Europa.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nerja online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Amsterdam to Nerja in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in June, things will get a bit warmer in Nerja: highs are around 33°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Ronda.

Things to do in Nerja

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Granada
Highlights from your plan
Playa El Salon ©
Playa El Salon
Alhambra ©
Alhambra
Playa de la Alberquilla ©
Playa de la Alberquilla

4
nights
Ronda, Spain

Ronda ©
Renowned for its deep gorge, the quaint, whitewashed village of Ronda has preserved its charm as an Andalusian country village.
Step out of Ronda to go to Casares and see Riding Fun In The Sun, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: get great views at Mirador puente nuevo de Ronda, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, learn about winemaking at Dona Felisa Winery, and take a stroll through Old City.

For photos and other tourist information, read Ronda trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Nerja to Ronda in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nerja in June, you will find days in Ronda are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Seville.

Things to do in Ronda

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Riding Fun In The Sun
Highlights from your plan
Riding Fun In The Sun ©
Riding Fun In The Sun
Reservatauro Ronda ©
Reservatauro Ronda
El Tajo de Ronda ©
El Tajo de Ronda

3
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Isla Magica. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Royal Alcázar of Seville, enjoy breathtaking views from Torre Giralda, steep yourself in history at Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque de Maria Luisa.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seville travel planner .

You can drive from Ronda to Seville in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. June in Seville sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Fun & Games Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Madrid is known for museums, nature, shopping, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, stroll through Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro), explore the world behind art at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, and admire the striking features of Plaza Mayor.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Madrid trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Seville to Madrid takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro

4
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, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire all the interesting features of Camp Nou, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Madrid in July: highs in Barcelona hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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