45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 2 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Munich, Germany
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
Train to Bohumin, Bus to Krakow
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Krakow, Poland
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Catania, Italy
— 1 night
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Pyrgos, Greece
— 1 night
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Athens, Greece
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London, United Kingdom

— 4 nights

The Square Mile

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the London planner.

Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in London at 11°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites

Paris, France

— 2 nights

City of Light

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the striking features of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally admire the striking features of Louvre Museum. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Luxembourg Gardens, then make a trip to Eiffel Tower, then appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Paris trip maker site.

Getting from London to Paris by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. In March, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Milan.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

Fashion Capital of World

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco, browse the exhibits of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, then see where the action happens at Stadio Giuseppe Meazza (San Siro), and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery.

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You can fly from Paris to Milan in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland

— 1 night
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen road trip planning site.

You can drive from Milan to Lauterbrunnen in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich travel planner.

You can drive from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. March in Zurich sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Munich, Germany

— 2 nights

Village of a Million People

Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): engage your brain at Deutsches Museum, steep yourself in history at Nymphenburg Palace, then ponder the world of politics at New Town Hall (Neus Rathaus), and finally don't miss a visit to Marienplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): examine the collection at Munich Residenz, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then take in nature's colorful creations at English Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at BMW Welt.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich travel route builder.

Getting from Zurich to Munich by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Vienna, Austria

— 2 nights

City of Dreams

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.
On the 14th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, then explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then admire the striking features of Rathaus. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and then make a trip to St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Vienna day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Vienna takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, daily temperatures in Vienna can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Krakow.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums

Krakow, Poland

— 2 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Wawel Cathedral, don't miss a visit to St. Mary's Basilica, then hunt for treasures at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, steep yourself in history at Wieliczka Salt Mine, then have some family-friendly fun at Gokarting Center, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Krakow road trip site.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Vienna to Krakow takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in March, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
On the 18th (Fri), snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Infant Jesus of Prague, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

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You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can drive to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Parks

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally make a trip to Brandenburg Gate. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, then explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Berlin vacation planner.

Drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam route planner.

You can fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Madrid.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Neighborhoods

Madrid, Spain

— 2 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
When in Madrid, make a side trip to see Catedral Primada in Toledo, approximately Toledo away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, walk around Parque del Retiro, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid.

For reviews and tourist information, go to the Madrid road trip tool.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Madrid in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get a bit warmer in Madrid: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): stop by El Barri Gòtic, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then walk around Parc Guell, and finally admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Barcelona takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in March since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Nice, France

— 1 night

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
On the 29th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Place Massena, take some stellar pictures from Colline du Chateau overlook, and then get to know the fascinating history of Vieille Ville.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Nice trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Venice, Italy

— 2 nights

City of Romance

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Venice road trip planner.

You can fly from Nice to Venice in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in March, Venice is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Florence, Italy

— 2 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 1st (Fri), take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, then admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then don't miss a visit to Palazzo Vecchio, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Florence are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums

Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In April in Rome, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello) and Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Galleria Borbonica, don't miss a visit to Spaccanapoli, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Naples holiday planner.

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in April, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can fly to Catania.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Catania, Italy

— 1 night

Black Pearl of Ionian Sea

The landscape surrounding Catania, a medieval city on Sicily's eastern coast, is dominated by Mount Etna, the tallest active volcano in Europe.
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the geological forces at Mt Etna and then stop by Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Piazza Duomo, hunt for treasures at A' Piscaria Mercato del Pesce, then head off the coast to Isola Bella, then don't miss a visit to Corso Umberto, and finally walk around Villa Comunale.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Catania online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Naples to Catania takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. Traveling from Naples in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Catania, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pyrgos.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Pyrgos, Greece

— 1 night
On the 11th (Mon), learn about winemaking at Mercouri Estate, then get a taste of local nightlife at Beer-Bike Katakolo, then stop by Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Pyrgos trip planning website.

Drive from Catania to Pyrgos in 19 hours. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Pyrgos sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Athens.

Things to do in Pyrgos

Nightlife · Wineries · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Athens, Greece

— 2 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, then wander the streets of Plaka, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Athens road trip website.

Getting from Pyrgos to Athens by car takes about 3.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods