45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Surat, India
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
9
Seville, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
End: Surat, India

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Historic Areas of Istanbul and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Suleymaniye Cami and Galata Tower. There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi, admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, and see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum.

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Surat, India to Istanbul is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2.5 hours traveling from Surat to Istanbul due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Surat in June; daily highs in Istanbul reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Suleymaniye Cami ©
Suleymaniye Cami
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Shoes on the Danube Bank and Eger Castle. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest attractions planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in June, Budapest is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Eger Castle
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank

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.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and Graben and Kohlmarktfor plenty of shopping. Get some cultural insight at Schonbrunn Palace and Schonbrunner Gardens. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna, examine the collection at The Hofburg, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), and make a trip to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna road trip planning app.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Vitus Cathedral and Staromestske namesti. Step off the beaten path and head to Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument and Lesser Town. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, make a trip to The Vrtba Garden, and steep yourself in history at Powder Tower.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Prague holiday maker app.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Vienna in June, you will find days in Prague are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Edinburgh Old Town and Bamburgh Castle. Visit Rosslyn Chapel and Edinburgh Castle for their historical value. Step out of Edinburgh with an excursion to The Alnwick Garden in Alnwick--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat, explore the historical opulence of Palace of Holyroodhouse, pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Prague to Edinburgh by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Prague in July, expect Edinburgh to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Rosslyn Chapel, The Alnwick Garden, Bamburgh Castle
Highlights from your plan
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town
Bamburgh Castle ©
Bamburgh Castle

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery or Leidseplein. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) are in your itinerary. Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Grote Markt about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, walk around Vondelpark, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam tour builder app.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Edinburgh in July: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Grote Markt
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

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.
Eiffel Tower and Le Marais are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Saint Germain des Pres Quarter and Champs-Elysees. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, and explore the galleries of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

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Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Park and National Palace of Pena and Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana). Step off the beaten path and head to Quinta da Regaleira and Castelo dos Mouros. Step out of Lisbon to go to Evora and see Capela dos Ossos, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: visit Alfama, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online trip planner.

You can fly from Paris to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Western European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Lisbon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Seville.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Sintra, Evora
Highlights from your plan
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena
Capela dos Ossos ©
Capela dos Ossos

2
nights
Seville, Spain

Seville ©
A city of rich Moorish heritage, Seville is the cultural and financial center of southern Spain, and the site of numerous festivals throughout the year.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Plaza de España, thenget to know the fascinating history of Barrio Santa Cruz, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sevilla. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Real Maestranza de Caballeria de Sevilla and then steep yourself in history at Royal Alcázar of Seville.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seville online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Lisbon to Seville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon to Seville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lisbon in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seville, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Seville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Alcázar of Seville ©
Royal Alcázar of Seville
Barrio Santa Cruz ©
Barrio Santa Cruz
Plaza de España ©
Plaza de España

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Vila Vella (Old Town) and Casa Mila - La Pedrera. Do some cultural sightseeing at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Sant Feliu de Guixols, approximately Sant Feliu de Guixols away. There's still lots to do: pick up some local products at La Boqueria, take a stroll through Las Ramblas, walk around Parc Guell, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Barcelona tour itinerary maker site.

Fly from Seville to Barcelona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Seville in July, you will find days in Barcelona are a bit cooler (34°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Cascata delle Marmore and Catacombs of Saint Callixtus. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Colosseum and Roman Forum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana) and Duomo di Orvieto (in Orvieto). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, take a stroll through Trastevere, and steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Tivoli, Vatican City, Cascata delle Marmore, Duomo di Orvieto
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore ©
Basilica Papale di Santa Maria Maggiore

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