40 days in Europe Itinerary

40 days in Europe Itinerary

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40 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  29​h
1
Exeter, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
2
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Toreboda, Sweden
— 4 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
5
Lorch, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Pergine Valdarno, Italy
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
8
York, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
train:  2​h
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane, Australia


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4
nights
Exeter, United Kingdom

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Get some cultural insight at Exeter Cathedral and Bodmin Moor. Popular historic sites such as Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle) and St Catherine's Chapel and Almshouses are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Exeter: Restormel Castle (in Lostwithiel), Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum (in Camelford) and St. Materiana's Church (in Tintagel). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Exeter Quay, pause for some serene contemplation at St Olaves Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, and get your game on at Clip 'n Climb Exeter.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Exeter trip tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Exeter is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Restormel Castle, Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, Davidstow Airfield & Cornwall At War Museum, St. Materiana's Church, Bodmin Moor
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Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre ©
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Westminster Abbey and South Bank. Wallace Collection and Royal Observatory Greenwich will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Rochester Cathedral (in Rochester) and Ightham Mote (in Ightham). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Cutty Sark, take a stroll through Westminster, take in panoramic vistas at The Monument to the Great Fire of London, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the London travel planning app .

Getting from Exeter to London by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In September in London, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rochester Cathedral, Ightham Mote
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Wallace Collection ©
Wallace Collection
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Westminster ©
Westminster

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at ABBA The Museum and Stockholm Old Town. You'll explore and learn at Royal Palace and Hallwyl Museum (Hallwylska Museet). Venture out of the city with trips to Uppsala (Museum Gustavianum, Uppsala Domkyrka, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Fotografiska Stockholm, stroll the grounds of Skogskyrkogarden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Stockholm trip planner .

Getting from London to Stockholm by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Stockholm sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Toreboda.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Uppsala
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ABBA The Museum ©
ABBA The Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Uppsala Domkyrka ©
Uppsala Domkyrka

4
nights
Toreboda, Sweden

Toreboda ©
Töreboda is a locality and the seat of Töreboda Municipality, Västra Götaland County, Sweden with 4,189 inhabitants in 2010. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tivedens Nationalpark and Forshems kyrka. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Gotene Kyrka and Askersunds Landskyrka. Explore Toreboda's surroundings by going to Loppis Tidan (in Tidan), Gotene (Osterplana Hed och Vall & Rabacks Mekaniska Stenhuggeri) and Trailriding in Tiveden (in Tived). And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Undenas Kyrka, kick back and relax at Djaknesundet, get outside with Vristulvens Aventyrscenter, and don't miss a visit to Göta Canal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Toreboda trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Stockholm to Toreboda takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Toreboda can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Lorch.

Things to do in Toreboda

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karlsborg, Gotene, Forshems kyrka, Askersunds Landskyrka, Vristulvens Aventyrscenter
Highlights from your plan
Vristulvens Aventyrscenter ©
Vristulvens Aventyrscenter
Tivedens Nationalpark ©
Tivedens Nationalpark
Undenas Kyrka ©
Undenas Kyrka

3
nights
Lorch, Germany

Lorch ©
Explore hidden gems such as Historische Arbeitersiedlung and Kloster Lorch. Get some cultural insight at Kunsthalle and Burgschloss Schorndorf. Get out of town with these interesting Lorch side-trips: Geislingen (City Outlet & Rotkreuz-Landesmuseum) and Golfer's Club Bad Uberkingen (in Bad Uberkingen).

For reviews and other tourist information, use the Lorch tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Toreboda to Lorch takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lorch when traveling from Toreboda in September, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Lorch

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Goppingen, Schorndorf, Geislingen, Golfer's Club Bad Uberkingen, Historische Arbeitersiedlung
Highlights from your plan
Marklin Museum ©
Marklin Museum
Kloster Lorch ©
Kloster Lorch
Historische Arbeitersiedlung ©
Historische Arbeitersiedlung

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.
Colosseum and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Galleria Borghese and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa d'Este about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, delve into the distant past at Pantheon, appreciate the extensive heritage of Colle Aventino, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli.

For where to stay and tourist information, you can read our Rome travel route planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lorch to Rome. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lorch in September: high temperatures in Rome hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Pergine Valdarno.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Villa d'Este
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

7
nights
Pergine Valdarno, Italy

Pergine Valdarno ©
Pergine Valdarno is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Arezzo in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 50km southeast of Florence and about 15km west of Arezzo.The municipality of Pergine Valdarno contains the frazioni (subdivisions, mainly villages and hamlets) Montalto, Ponticino, Poggio Bagnoli, and Pieve a Presciano.Pergine Valdarno borders the following municipalities: Bucine, Civitella in Val di Chiana, Laterina, Montevarchi, Terranuova Bracciolini. Head to Fattoria La Vialla and CIFA - Centro Italiano della Fotografia d’Autorefor plenty of shopping. You'll explore and learn at Pinacoteca di Castiglion Fiorentino and Molin di Bucchio. Venture out of the city with trips to Santuario di Santa Maria delle Vertighe (in Monte San Savino), Pieve di San Romolo a Gaville (in Figline e Incisa Valdarno) and Famiglia Buccelletti Winery (in Castiglion Fiorentino). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of La Verna - Franciscan Sanctuary, get engrossed in the history at Museo Archeologico del Casentino Piero Albertoni, learn about winemaking at Castello di Pomino, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pieve Di Santa Maria Assunta.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Pergine Valdarno online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Rome to Pergine Valdarno takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to York.

Things to do in Pergine Valdarno

Historic Sites Wineries Nature

Side Trips

Bibbiena, Castiglion Fiorentino, Rocca di Civitella Val di Chiana, Castello di Pomino, Molin di Bucchio
Highlights from your plan

7
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lichfield Cathedral and Saltaire Village. Let the collections at The York Dungeon and Salts Mill capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around York: Beverley (Beverley Minster & St. Mary's Church Beverley), Nunnington Hall (in Nunnington) and World of James Herriot (in Thirsk). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Rufford Abbey Country Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Mary, Whitby, look for all kinds of wild species at York Bird of Prey Centre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of 199 Steps.

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

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pergine Valdarno to York. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in York sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to London.

Things to do in York

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Whitby, Helmsley, Beverley, Bradford, Nunnington Hall
Highlights from your plan
York Bird of Prey Centre ©
York Bird of Prey Centre
Beverley Minster
Beverley Minster
Rievaulx Abbey ©
Rievaulx Abbey

3
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): examine the collection at Charles Dickens Museum, admire the masterpieces at Kenwood House, then get your bearings at British Library, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Southwark Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Pitt Rivers Museum, learn more about the world around you at Oxford University Museum of Natural History, then explore the historical opulence of Highclere Castle, and finally identify plant and animal life at Winchester City Mill.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London trip maker app .

You can take a train from York to London in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Oxford, Highclere Castle, Winchester City Mill
Highlights from your plan
Pitt Rivers Museum ©
Pitt Rivers Museum
Highclere Castle ©
Highclere Castle
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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