41 days in Western Europe Itinerary

41 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 6 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Sydney, Australia

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Lycabettus, take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Athens day trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

For maps and tourist information, read our Rome trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Athens to Rome is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in September, expect little chillier with lows of 18°C in Rome. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (Museo dell'Opera Metropolitana, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, and take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence day trip app .

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Highlights from your plan
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua (about 54 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and examine the collection at Doge's Palace.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Florence to Venice by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, walk around Parc Guell, and take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Barcelona sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, and stop by Le Marais.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paris driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Barcelona in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, walk around Hyde Park, and admire the masterpieces at Tate Modern.

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Take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, take in the architecture and design of Trinity College Dublin, and sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St..

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the resident critters at ARTIS, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and explore the engaging exhibits at NEMO Science Museum.

To see reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam online journey planner .

Fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of ferry and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©
The cultural, economic, and political center of the country, Vienna has developed from its early Celtic and Roman roots into a medieval and Baroque city, with an old town that was designated a World Heritage Site in 2001.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna online journey planner .

Getting from Amsterdam to Vienna by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Vienna sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

6
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.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Vasa Museum, enjoy the music at Grona Lunds Tivoli, take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall, and explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Stockholm itinerary maker.

You can fly from Vienna to Stockholm in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, Stockholm is slightly colder than Vienna - with highs of 12°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Millesgarden, Drottningholm Palace
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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