41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  26​h
1
Brussels, Belgium
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Amiens, France
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Reims, France
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Strasbourg, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Geneva, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Montpellier, France
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Valencia, Spain
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Almeria, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Seville, Spain
— 6 nights
End: Seville, Spain

6
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tyne Cot Cemetery and Autoworld. Change things up with these side-trips from Brussels: Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 (in Zonnebeke) and Rubens House (Rubenshuis) (in Antwerp). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace of Brussels.

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Brisbane, Australia to Brussels is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brisbane to Brussels due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in May; daily highs in Brussels reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can go by car to Amiens.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Zonnebeke, Dijlepad, Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Highlights from your plan
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Tyne Cot Cemetery ©
Tyne Cot Cemetery
Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917 ©

2
nights
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne, stroll the grounds of Adelaide Cemetery, then make a trip to Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebieres, then steep yourself in history at Lochnagar Crater, and finally steep yourself in history at Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then stroll the grounds of Cimetiere de la Madeleine, then steep yourself in history at Parc Samara, and finally stroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amiens online tour planner .

Getting from Brussels to Amiens by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Amiens can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can go by car to Reims.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Villers-Bretonneux, Lochnagar Crater, Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebieres, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial

2
nights
Reims, France

Reims ©
Reims is home to Champagne--the most celebrated and celebratory wine in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims and Eglise Saint Jacques. Museum-lovers will appreciate Memorial de Dormans 14-18 and Hotel Le Vergeur Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial in Fere-en-Tardenois (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilique Saint-Remi, stop by La Vinocave, steep yourself in history at Palais du Tau, and make a trip to Cryptoportique.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Reims online route maker .

You can drive from Amiens to Reims in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Reims

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trips

Oise-Aisne American Cemetery and Memorial, Memorial de Dormans 14-18, Eglise Notre-Dame
Highlights from your plan
Basilique Saint-Remi ©
Basilique Saint-Remi
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Palais du Tau ©
Palais du Tau

6
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Centre-ville de Strasbourg and Fort De Schoenenbourg. Hartmannswillerkopf and Cave Historique des Hospices de Strasbourg will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee Lalique (in Wingen-sur-Moder), Musee Memorial Le Linge (in Orbey) and Fort Casso (in Rohrbach-les-Bitche). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Strasbourg, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Paul, steep yourself in history at Protestant Church of St. Peter the Younger, and examine the collection at Le Vaisseau.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Strasbourg trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a train from Reims to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May in Strasbourg, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Musee Lalique, Le Struthof concentration camp, Cimetiere Militaire Memorial 1ere Armee, Hartmannswillerkopf, Fort De Schoenenbourg
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Saint-Paul ©
Eglise Saint-Paul
Fort De Schoenenbourg ©
Fort De Schoenenbourg
Musee Lalique ©
Musee Lalique

3
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
You'll explore and learn at Musee Baud and Musee d'ethnographie de Geneve. Get a sense of the local culture at Chateau de Chillon and Museum CIMA. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune (in Saint-Maurice) and Eglise de Saint-Sulpice (in Saint Sulpice). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee des Suisses Dans Le Monde, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Russe, and view the masterpieces at MB&F M.A.D.Gallery.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Geneva online vacation planner .

You can drive from Strasbourg to Geneva in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. May in Geneva sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montpellier.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Musee Militaire Genevois, Museum CIMA, Abbaye de Saint-Maurice d'Agaune, Chateau de Chillon, Eglise de Saint-Sulpice
Highlights from your plan
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Musee Baud ©
Musee Baud
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice ©
Eglise de Saint-Sulpice

3
nights
Montpellier, France

Montpellier ©
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert and Musee de site Villa-Loupian. Visit Eglise St-Trophime and St-Trophime Cloister (Cloitre St-Trophime) for their historical value. Step out of Montpellier to go to Sete and see Espace Georges Brassens, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Porte du Peyrou, make a trip to Place Saint-Roch, see the interesting displays at Le Pavillon Populaire, and experience rural life at Petit Paradis de Vendargues.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier trip planner .

Traveling by car from Geneva to Montpellier takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Geneva in May; daily highs in Montpellier reach 26°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Barcelona.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arles, Musee de site Villa-Loupian, Espace Georges Brassens, Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert
Highlights from your plan
Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert ©
Abbaye Saint Guilhem Le Desert
Eglise St-Trophime ©
Eglise St-Trophime
Porte du Peyrou ©
Porte du Peyrou

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Barcelona Cathedral and Anfiteatro de Tarragona. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Catedral Basilica Metropolitana Primada de Tarragona will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Circ Roma (in Tarragona) and Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt (in Santa Coloma de Cervello). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, walk around Parc Guell, admire the striking features of Casa Batllo, and wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Montpellier to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Tarragona, Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
Highlights from your plan
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Anfiteatro de Tarragona ©
Anfiteatro de Tarragona

6
nights
Valencia, Spain

Valencia ©
A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
You'll explore and learn at Museu Faller de Valencia and Museu Internacional de Titelles d’Albaida. Get some historical perspective at Parroquia de San Nicolas de Bari y San Pedro Martir and Basílica de la Mare de Déu dels Desemparats. Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Santuario Santa Magdalena (in Novelda), Castell de Xativa (in Xativa) and Guadalest (El Castell de Guadalest & Museo Vehiculos Historicos Valle De Guadalest). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at El Museo Nacional de Ceramica y de las Artes Suntuarias Gonzalez Marti, take in the spiritual surroundings of Ermita Santa Lucia, take a stroll through Casco Antiguo, and admire the striking features of Santa Catalina Church (Iglesia de Santa Catalina).

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Valencia travel route tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Valencia takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Almeria.

Things to do in Valencia

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Guadalest, Albaida, Castillo de la Atalaya / Atalaya Castle, Ermita Santa Lucia, Castell de Xativa
Highlights from your plan
Castell de Xativa ©
Castell de Xativa
El Castell de Guadalest ©
El Castell de Guadalest

3
nights
Almeria, Spain

Almeria ©
Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, situated in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de la Virgen del Mar, admire the masterpieces at Centro de Interpretacion Patrimonial de Almeria, examine the collection at Museum of Almeria, then see the interesting displays at ARCHEOSITE® Los Millares, and finally steep yourself in history at Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Cabo De Gata, see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, and then get to know the fascinating history of Paseo de Almeria.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Almeria trip builder app .

Drive from Valencia to Almeria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Almeria sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seville.

Things to do in Almeria

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba ©
Museum of Almeria ©
Museum of Almeria

6
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.
Appreciate the collections at Royal Alcázar of Seville and Museo De Bellas Artes De Sevilla. Get some cultural insight at Catedral de Sevilla and Castillo de Almodovar. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seville: Plaza Del Cabildo (in Sanlucar de Barrameda), Cordoba (Calleja del Panuelo, Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba, & more) and Muelle de las Carabelas (in Palos de la Frontera). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Las Duenas, make a trip to Plaza del Triunfo, examine the collection at Centro de Interpretacion Juderia de Sevilla, and explore the galleries of Museo Palacio de la Condesa de Lebrija.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Seville day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Almeria to Seville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seville can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Cordoba, Castillo de Almodovar, Faro de Chipiona, Muelle de las Carabelas, Plaza Del Cabildo
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Catedral de Sevilla ©
Catedral de Sevilla
Muelle de las Carabelas ©
Muelle de las Carabelas

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