41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  29​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  6​h 30​min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  5​h
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  3​h
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
8
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
train:  8​h 45​min
11
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
train:  3​h 15​min
12
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

7
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 list of things to see and do now includes Windsor Castle, Lord Jolly Bicycle Tours, Medieval Banquet, and other attractions. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Buckingham Palace and Hampstead. For shopping fun, head to Camden Market or Borough Market. Explore London's surroundings by going to Abbotts View Alpacas (in Aylesbury), Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye) and Camber Sands (in Camber). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at British Museum, wander the streets of Clerkenwell, and appreciate the extensive heritage of South Bank.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the London travel planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. May in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Camber Sands, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm, Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, Windsor Castle, Pett Level Beach
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
You've added Choco-Story Paris - Musée du Chocolat, Sainte-Chapelle, The Little Train of Montmartre (Le Petit Train de Montmartre), and other attractions to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Champs-Elysees and Musée d'Orsay. Get in touch with nature at Île de la Cité and River Seine. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musée Rodin, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris vacation trip planner.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Get in touch with nature at Sailing Experience Barcelona and Nova Mar Bella Beach. La Sagrada Familia and Park Güell are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at El Cafè de la Pedrera, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, go for a walk through Passeig de Gracia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Barcelona itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

4
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.
Visiting Passeggiata di Gianicolo and Sabbianera Super Beach will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. Go for a jaunt from Rome to Tivoli to see Villa Adriana about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Peter's Basilica.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by combination of flight and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach, Villa Adriana
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 10th (Sat), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vesuvio, contemplate the long history of Ruins of Herculaneum, explore the ancient world of Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, then take an in-depth tour of Galleria Borbonica, then look for gifts at Fashion Victim Store, and finally look for gifts at Io sono La Chianina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Underground Naples, look for gifts at Salumeria Rafele o' Lattaro, see the interesting displays at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, then take a stroll through Chiaia, then get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Vesuvius National Park, Reggia di Caserta, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Highlights from your plan
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do your shopping at Florence Shop 4 It and Janniderma. Get outdoors at Castello di Verrazzano and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (La Fabbrica delle Candele & Siena Cathedral). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Galleria dell'Accademia, take an in-depth tour of Basilica of Santa Croce in Florence, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Florence trip generator.

Traveling by train from Naples to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Verrazzano
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Canal Grande and Isola di Burano. Doges' Palace and Scrovegni Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Venice, make a side trip to see Basilica di Sant’Antonio - Basilica del Santo in Padua, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to St. Mark's Square, contemplate the long history of San Giorgio Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and get your bearings at Museo Correr.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice vacation trip planner.

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in June: highs in Venice hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica Cattedrale di San Giorgio Martire. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Pietra di Bismantova, admire the landmark architecture of Palazzo Te, explore the world behind art at Museo di Palazzo Ducale., contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, then ponder the world of politics at Castello Estense, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Le Mura.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Modena vacation planner.

You can drive from Venice to Modena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, daytime highs in Modena are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ferrara, Parma, Mantua, Consorzio Vacche Rosse, Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca
Highlights from your plan
Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 20th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Parco Faunistico le Cornelle, make a trip to Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, then take a stroll through Navigli District, and finally see the interesting displays at Tour delle Merlate - Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then shop like a local with Brera District, and then admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Milan itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Modena to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Milan are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Parco Faunistico le Cornelle
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Get outdoors at Pfaueninsel and Strandbad Tegeler See. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. And it doesn't end there: step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, take a stroll through Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam), make a trip to Potsdamer Platz, and get engrossed in the history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Berlin trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Milan in June, things will get a bit cooler in Berlin: highs are around 26°C and lows about 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) ©
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam)
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

1
night
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to The Markt, admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Holy Blood, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, look for gifts at The Chocolate Line Bruges, then get to know the fascinating history of Beguinage (Begijnhof), and finally explore the activities along Minnewater Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum, look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer, admire the landmark architecture of Belfry of Bruges, look for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally don't miss a visit to Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bruges sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Berlin to Bruges takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Berlin in June: highs in Bruges hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rijksmuseum and Mauritshuis. Shop till you drop at Albert Cuyp Market and De Negen Straatjes. Get out of town with these interesting Amsterdam side-trips: Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and Zandvoort aan Zee (in Zandvoort). The adventure continues: browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Rembrandt House Museum, stroll through Vondelpark, and get engrossed in the history at Verzetsmuseum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam itinerary builder.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Frans Hals Museum, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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