45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Kelowna, Canada
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
13
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Kelowna, Canada

2
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, contemplate the long history of Begijnhof, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, and walk around Vondelpark.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Amsterdam attractions planner.

Kelowna, Canada to Amsterdam is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Kelowna to Amsterdam. In September, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Prague.

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

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, admire the striking features of Haus der Musik Wien, and hunt for treasures at Vienna Naschmarkt.

Start your trip to Vienna by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

2
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Halaszbastya, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, then appreciate the history behind Hősök tere, and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest route planner .

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern, get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour builder .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the striking features of Doge's Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Istanbul in September since evenings lows in Venice dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to San Gimignano to see Guardastelle Vineyard about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Santa Croce, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip tool .

Getting from Venice to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Florence are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Spanish Steps.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Rome trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and make a trip to Las Ramblas.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Castelo dos Mouros). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, see the interesting displays at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Sintra
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, walk around Luxembourg Gardens, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Paris takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lisbon in October, with highs in Paris at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the London online trip maker .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) 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
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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 historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol, stroll around Phoenix Park, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and admire the striking features of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin road trip app .

Fly from London to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, daytime highs in Dublin are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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