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
— 2 nights
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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, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and make a trip to Tower of London.

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Brisbane, Australia to London is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to London is minus 10 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in London hover around 13°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can 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 (Fri): wander the streets of Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally don't miss a visit to Louvre Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, then explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, then admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Paris are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly 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.
On the 7th (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, then take an in-depth tour 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.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Milan day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Milan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Milan are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) 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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle.

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

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks · Nature

Zurich, Switzerland

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 10th (Wed), wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning tool.

Getting from Lauterbrunnen to Zurich by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In November in Zurich, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Munich.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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.
On the 12th (Fri), get curious 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 (Sat): see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, then walk around English Garden, and finally examine the collection at BMW Welt.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Munich vacation planner.

You can fly from Zurich to Munich in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to fly to Vienna.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks

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 (Sun), admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and then get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Hofburg, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna visit planner.

Getting from Munich to Vienna by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can 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.
On the 16th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Mary's Basilica, then steep yourself in history at Sukiennice (Cloth Hall), and finally don't miss a visit to Krakow's Rynek Glowny Central Square. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera, then contemplate the long history of Wieliczka Salt Mine, then get your game on at Gokarting Center, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Krakow online trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and bus from Vienna to Krakow in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a shuttle. In November, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): snap pictures at Charles Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Infant Jesus of Prague, then step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and finally make a trip to Prague Astronomical Clock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue, and finally get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online road trip planner.

You can fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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 (Sat), explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, make a trip to Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, see the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally pause for some photo ops at Brandenburg Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall, then make a trip to Reichstag Building, then contemplate the long history of Charlottenburg Palace, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

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You can drive from Prague to Berlin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the flight 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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, visit Red Light District, admire all the interesting features of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and get your game on at Museumphoto.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam itinerary planning app.

Getting from Berlin to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can 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.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, don't miss a visit to Estacion de Atocha, steep yourself in history at Plaza Mayor, and admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace of Madrid.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Madrid itinerary planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Madrid by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Barri Gòtic, steep yourself in history at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Barcelona travel planner.

Getting from Madrid to Barcelona by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Madrid in November, with highs in Barcelona at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Place Massena, then get great views at Colline du Chateau overlook, and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

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Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Nice can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight 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 1st (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Nice in November, expect Venice to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Loggia dei Lanzi, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, then steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, and finally contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Florence trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Venice in December: highs in Florence hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 4°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling 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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Tue) before leaving for 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: Duomo di Sant'Andrea (in Amalfi) and Villa Cimbrone Gardens (in Ravello). And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Napoli, and examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Naples day trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight 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 10th (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Etna and then look for gifts at Enoteca Regionale di Sicilia. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Piazza Duomo, browse the eclectic array of goods 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 stroll around Villa Comunale.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Catania online trip planner.

Getting from Naples to Catania by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Catania are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Pyrgos.

Things to do in Catania

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Pyrgos, Greece

— 1 night
On the 12th (Sun), do a tasting at Mercouri Estate, then get a taste of local nightlife at Beer-Bike Katakolo, then stop by Aristoteles Olivewood Workshop, and finally get curious at Museum of Ancient Greek Technology.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pyrgos planner.

Drive from Catania to Pyrgos in 19 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Catania to Pyrgos due to the time zone difference. In December in Pyrgos, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Pyrgos

Nightlife · Wineries · Museums · 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 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, then explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens, then stop by Plaka, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Olympian Zeus.

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You can drive from Pyrgos to Athens in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Pyrgos in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods