46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Thermopylae, Greece
— Few hours
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Litochoro, Greece
— 4 nights
Drive to Thessaloniki Macedonia International Airport, Fly to Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
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Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 9 nights
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Athens, Greece

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple of Hephaestus and Mount Lycabettus. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Plaka, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, don't miss a visit to Erechtheion, and explore the ancient world of Ancient Agora of Athens.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Athens trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Athens: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

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Thermopylae, Greece

On the 26th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Thermopylae Museum and then get outside with Spring of Thermopylae.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Thermopylae travel planning app.

Traveling by car from Athens to Thermopylae takes 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Athens in September since evenings lows in Thermopylae dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Litochoro.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Outdoors · Museums

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Litochoro, Greece

Litochoro is a town and a former municipality in the southern part of the Pieria regional unit, Greece. Your inner history buff will appreciate Dion Archaeological Park and Ieros Naos Agiou Achilliou. Do some cultural sightseeing at Geological History Museum Olympus and St.Dionysios Monastery. Explore Litochoro's surroundings by going to Larissa (The Church Of St. George & Second Ancient Theatre) and Stomio Beach (in Stomio). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Dionisios Church in Olympos and look for gifts at Kallntin Handmade jewelery.

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You can drive from Thermopylae to Litochoro in 2.5 hours. In September in Litochoro, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Litochoro

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

3
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. Museum-lovers will get to explore Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini and Palazzo Colonna - Galleria Colonna. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Cupola di San Pietro, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Santa Maria Sopra Minerva, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colle Aventino.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Litochoro to Rome with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Litochoro to Rome. September in Rome sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

3
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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Appreciate the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore. Do some cultural sightseeing at Walls of Monteriggioni and Castello di Monteriggioni. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and stop by Tuscany in a Bottle.

To find photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip website.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Florence are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

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Venice, Italy

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.
Appreciate the collections at Doge's Palace and Mazzega Glass Srl. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scuola Grande di San Rocco, visit Campo del Ghetto, buy something for everyone on your list at T Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, and make a trip to Piazza San Marco.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Venice online itinerary planner.

Take a train from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Florence in October, plan for little chillier days in Venice, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lucerne.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Let the collections at Glasi Hergiswil and Richard Wagner Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Uferpromenade Weggis and Museggmauer are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mt Pilatus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hofkirche, see the interesting displays at Bourbaki Panorama, and admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Venice to Lucerne in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, Lucerne is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Munich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Munich, Germany

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Munich Residenz and Golf Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Nymphenburg Palace and Cathedral of St Peter's. Change things up with these side-trips from Munich: Regensburg (Basilika St. Emmeram, Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of BMW Headquarters, stroll around Theresienwiese, take in the exciting artwork at Kunsthalle Munich, and see the interesting displays at NS-Dokumentationszentrum Muenchen.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Munich day trip planner.

Drive from Lucerne to Munich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Munich are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

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Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Staromestske namesti and Památník Terezín - Malá pevnost will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Lobkowicz Palace and Gallery of Steel Figures. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Lesser Town, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, and contemplate the long history of Powder Tower.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Prague trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Munich to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Prague are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans will appeal to museum buffs. Anne Frank House and De Duif will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, explore the world behind art at Hermitage Amsterdam, engage your brain at Body Worlds, and take a stroll through The Jordaan.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam tour app.

Fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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Paris, France

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.
Let the collections at Louvre Museum and Musee du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ile Saint-Louis and Atelier des Lumieres. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, see the interesting displays at Musee du Parfum - Fragonard, and explore the world behind art at Musee National des Arts Asiatiques - Guimet.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing site.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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London, United Kingdom

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.
Get some historical perspective at Churchill War Rooms and Westminster Abbey. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hampton Court Palace and Greenwich. Take a break from London with a short trip to Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands in Weybridge, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Wallace Collection, brush up on your military savvy at Imperial War Museums, take an in-depth tour of Museum of London, and take a tour of HMS Belfast.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the London trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. October in London sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

Italy travel guide

4.6
Landmarks · Ruins · Sacred & Religious Sites
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.

Switzerland travel guide

4.6
Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.

Germany travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Landmarks · Historic Sites
Germany is the home of high culture, fine art, classical music, world-class sports, award-winning cuisine--and some of the world's best beers. It's also one of the major economic and political powers of the European continent. One of the founding members of the European Union, Germany is a federation of 16 states. Each boasts its own distinct culture, art, cuisine, regional traditions, and array of things to do. The country is known worldwide for its precision engineering and high-tech products. Equally, though, Germany is admired for its old-world charm and what is locally known as gemutlichkeit (coziness). This is one of the easiest countries in the world to explore, offering an abundance of sightseeing opportunities. German transportation runs with German efficiency. Therefore, getting around the various regions is almost always easy, quick, and pleasant. Visit the cities to explore museums, art galleries, modern restaurants, and trendy shops. Also be sure to venture deeper into the countryside. Here, you can discover ancient castles and bustling little villages. Often in these off-the-beaten-path areas, the main tourist attraction remains the simple hospitality of the friendly locals.