41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
1
London, United Kingdom
— 15 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Reykjavik, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Hella, Iceland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Vik, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Hofn, Iceland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Reykjahlid, Iceland
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Akureyri, Iceland
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Assisi, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Ravello, Italy
— 2 nights
subway + train:  3​h
13
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
End: London, United Kingdom

15
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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: St Nicholas Church (in Lower Oddington), Charlbury Museum (in Charlbury) and Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton). There's still lots to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London tour itinerary maker website .

If you are flying in from Malaysia, the closest major airports are London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport, London Stansted Airport, London City Airport, London Luton Airport and Southend Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Reykjavik.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St Nicholas Church, Cotswolds Distillery, Charlbury Museum, Windsor Castle
Highlights from your plan
Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, the world's most northerly capital, effortlessly combines small-town charm with heaps of big city energy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Thingvellir National Park, then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Iceland, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Hallgrimskirkja. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Sun Voyager, then take an in-depth tour of Landnámssýningin/The Settlement Exhibition, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Aurora Reykjavik.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Reykjavik trip itinerary site .

Getting from London to Reykjavik by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from London in September: high temperatures in Reykjavik hover around 13°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hella.

Things to do in Reykjavik

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Thingvellir National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hallgrimskirkja ©
Hallgrimskirkja
Thingvellir National Park ©
Thingvellir National Park

1
night
Hella, Iceland

Hella is a small town in southern Iceland on the shores of the river Ytri-Rangá and has, as of 2011, 781 inhabitants.Hella is situated to the east of Reykjavík on the Hringvegur (Route 1) between Selfoss and Hvolsvöllur.OverviewThe name of the town comes from caves near the river. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback, get a new perspective on nature at Lava Centre, then look for gifts at UNA Local Store, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall.

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

You can drive from Reykjavik to Hella in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hella can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Vik.

Things to do in Hella

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hvolsvollur, Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall ©
Seljalandsfoss - Waterfall
Lava Centre ©
Lava Centre

2
nights
Vik, Iceland

Vik ©
Iceland's southernmost village, Vik, sports some of the country's wildest and most dramatic coastline.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Voyages Friendship Statue, tour the pleasant surroundings at Reynisfjara Beach, then explore the striking landscape at Sólheimajökulll, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Skogafoss. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Solheimasandur Plane Wreck, then take in the dramatic natural features at Dyrhólaey, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Sand Beach, and finally trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Vik tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Hella to Vik takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Vik sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Hofn.

Things to do in Vik

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Skogafoss
Highlights from your plan
Skogafoss ©
Skogafoss
Dyrhólaey ©
Dyrhólaey
Sólheimajökulll ©
Sólheimajökulll

2
nights
Hofn, Iceland

Hofn ©
Höfn or Höfn í Hornafirði is an Icelandic fishing town in the southeastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a splash at Hofn Swimming Pool and then explore the striking landscape at Vatnajokull. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Hoffellsjokull Glacier and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hofn day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Vik to Hofn takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in September, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Reykjahlid.

Things to do in Hofn

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Vatnajokull
Highlights from your plan
Vatnajokull ©
Vatnajokull
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
day
Reykjahlid, Iceland

Reykjahlid ©
Reykjahlid vacations include many outdoor activities.
On the 3rd (Thu), go for a walk through Viti Crater, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mývatn Nature Baths, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Myvatn.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Reykjahlid holiday maker app .

Traveling by car from Hofn to Reykjahlid takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Reykjahlid when traveling from Hofn in October, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Akureyri.

Things to do in Reykjahlid

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Lake Myvatn
Highlights from your plan
Lake Myvatn ©
Lake Myvatn
Mývatn Nature Baths ©
Mývatn Nature Baths
Viti Crater ©
Viti Crater

3
nights
Akureyri, Iceland

Often referred to as Iceland's second city, Akureyri offers an array of cultural attractions in a scenic setting.
On the 4th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Motorcycle Museum of Iceland, then pause for some serene contemplation at Akureyrarkirkja, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Matthiasarhus, admire the natural beauty at Arctic Botanical Gardens (Lystigardurinn), then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally stop by Christmas Garden.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Akureyri online visit planner .

Drive from Reykjahlid to Akureyri in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Akureyri sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Akureyri

Tours Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Goðafoss Waterfall ©
Goðafoss Waterfall
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
On the 7th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Île de la Cité, then don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, then contemplate the long history of Arc de Triomphe, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Akureyri to Paris in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, ferry, car, and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Akureyri in October; daily highs in Paris reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Paris

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

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice
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.
On the 10th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, then make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), then snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then steep yourself in history at St Mark's Campanile, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Venice visit planner .

You can fly from Paris to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October in Venice, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then make a trip to Piazza della Signoria, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Baptistery of St. John. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, examine the collection at Pitti Palace, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip itinerary builder .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

2
nights
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
On the 14th (Mon), walk around Mount Subasio, learn about winemaking at Tili Vini Societa Agricola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Rivotorto, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cripta di San Francesco. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eremo delle Carceri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di San Rufino, examine the collection at Museo della Porziuncola, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Damiano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Assisi travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Florence to Assisi by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In October in Assisi, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ravello.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museo della Porziuncola ©
Museo della Porziuncola
Eremo delle Carceri ©
Eremo delle Carceri

2
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo, admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, then cruise along Amalfi Coast, and finally take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Principessa di Piemonte. On the next day, shop like a local with Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, examine the collection at Museo della Carta, then admire the local landmark of Fontana sant'Andrea, and finally get great views at Il Sentiero Degli Dei.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Ravello road trip app .

Traveling by car from Assisi to Ravello takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Assisi in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in Ravello. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Ravello

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Amalfi Coast, Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Highlights from your plan
Villa Cimbrone Gardens ©
Villa Cimbrone Gardens
Il Sentiero Degli Dei ©
Il Sentiero Degli Dei
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, then admire the striking features of Pantheon, then make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and finally explore the ancient world of Colosseum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Rome visit planner .

You can do a combination of subway and train from Ravello to Rome in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Ravello in October, Rome is little chillier at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

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