46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22 h 45 min
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Fira, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h 30 min
4
Albertville, France
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h 15 min
5
Amiens, France
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Split, Croatia
— 4 nights
Ferry:  1 h 30 min
8
Hvar, Croatia
— 5 nights
Taxi + Ferry:  5 h
9
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
Ferry:  2 h 45 min
10
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 5 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Acropolis of Athens and Plaka are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Archaeological Site Mycenae and Ancient Agora of Athens for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Poseidon (in Sounio) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and visit Monastiraki.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Athens online travel route builder.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Athens, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Athens to be much hotter, temps between 39°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Fira.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Temple of Poseidon, Archaeological Site Mycenae, Fortress Palamidi
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Archaeological Site Mycenae ©
Archaeological Site Mycenae

4
nights
Fira, Greece

Fira ©
Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Visiting Kamari Beach and Perissa Black Sand Beach will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at Akrotiri and Ekklisia Panagia Platsani. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Red Beach, do a tasting at Gaia Winery, visit a coastal fixture at Akrotiri LightHouse, and explore the striking landscape at Skaros Rock.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Fira trip simple and quick.

Fly from Athens to Fira in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Athens in August, expect nights in Fira to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in Fira

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari, Oia, Skaros Rock, Boutari Winery
Highlights from your plan
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach

5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Piazzale Michelangelo and Florence Academy of Fine Arts. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Siena (Palazzo Sansedoni, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and San Gimignano (Church of Sant'Agostino & Guardastelle Vineyard). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Fira to Florence in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Fira to Florence is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Fira in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Florence, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Albertville.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Siena, San Gimignano, Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

1
day
Albertville, France

Albertville ©
Albertville is a commune in the Savoie department in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in south-eastern France.The town is best known for hosting the 1992 Winter Olympics.GeographyAlbertville is situated on the Arly River, close to the confluence with the Isère River. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Halle Olympique, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire d'Albertville, and then contemplate the long history of Cite Medievale de Conflans.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Albertville tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Florence to Albertville takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Florence in September; daily highs in Albertville reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amiens.

Things to do in Albertville

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halle Olympique ©
Halle Olympique
Musee d'Art et d'Histoire d'Albertville ©
Musee d'Art et d'Histoire d'Albertville

1
day
Amiens, France

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, thencontemplate the long history of Parc Samara, thenstroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Amiens trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Albertville to Amiens in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Albertville in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Amiens: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paris.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Australian National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Maison de Jules Verne ©
Maison de Jules Verne

5
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 Louvre Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Arc de Triomphe and Palace of Versailles. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Chateau de Chambord (in Chambord), The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles) and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen (in Rouen). There's lots more to do: stop by Montmartre, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the different monuments and memorials at The Paris Catacombs, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Paris trip planner.

You can drive from Amiens to Paris in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Paris sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Split.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Versailles, Chateau de Chambord, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Relax by the water at Lovrecina Bay and Paklina Beach. Visit Palazzo di Diocleziano and Supetar cemetery for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Split: Mirje (in Postira) and Museum of Brac (in Skrip). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, get engrossed in the history at Etnografski muzej Split, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Jupiter.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Split vacation planning tool.

You can fly from Paris to Split in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Split at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can ride a ferry to Hvar.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Postira, Paklina Beach, Church of St Kuzma and St Damjan, Supetar cemetery, Museum of Brac
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Lovrecina Bay ©
Lovrecina Bay
Supetar cemetery ©
Supetar cemetery

5
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Get a sense of the local culture at Spanjola and Franciscan Monastery. We've included these beaches for you: Dubovica Beach and Zavala Beach. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Mlini Beach, head off the coast to Jerolim, stroll through Sveta Nedilja, and pause for some serene contemplation at Benedictine Monastery.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hvar holiday builder site.

You can ride a ferry from Split to Hvar in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. In September, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Church of St. Roch, Zavala Beach, Dubovica Beach, Sveta Nedilja
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica Beach ©
Dubovica Beach
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Sveta Nedilja ©
Sveta Nedilja

4
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Vela Przina Beach and Pupnatska Luca Beach. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Trstenica Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Korcula Town: Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic) and Zitna Beach (in Zavalatica). There's much more to do: make a trip to Korcula Old City, view the masterpieces at Vapor gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mark's Cathedral, and get to know the fascinating history of Kula Svih Svetih.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Korcula Town day trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Hvar to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. September in Korcula Town sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to catch the ferry to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Orebic, Vela Przina Beach, Korcula Old City, Zitna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vela Przina Beach ©
Vela Przina Beach
Trstenica Beach ©
Trstenica Beach
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Get some historical perspective at Dubrovnik City Walls and Vlaho Bukovac House. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sunj Beach and Srebreno Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Cavtat Cemetery) and Pasjaca Beach (in Popovici). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dominican Monastery, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and get lost in a book at The Franciscan Church and Monastery.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dubrovnik trip website.

Traveling by ferry from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cavtat, Sunj Beach, Srebreno Beach, Pasjaca Beach
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Sunj Beach ©
Sunj Beach

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.
Hagia Sophia Museum and Basilica Cistern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Suleymaniye Cami will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, see the interesting displays at Rahmi M. Koc Museum, and contemplate the long history of KIz Kulesi.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Dubrovnik to Istanbul takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dubrovnik in October: high temperatures in Istanbul hover around 28°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

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

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