46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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46 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) and Ortakoy. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, wander the streets of Sultanahmet District, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami .

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Istanbul is minus 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sydney in October since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace
Kapali Carsi ©
Kapali Carsi

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.
Family-friendly places like Halaszbastya and Hősök tere will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, snap pictures at Szechenyi Chain Bridge, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Budapest travel planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Budapest, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden
Palace of wonders Csodák Palotája ©

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.
Kids will enjoy Schonbrunn Palace and Schönbrunn Zoo. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Prater, examine the collection at MuseumsQuartier Wien, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Vienna trip planning app .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schönbrunn Zoo ©
Schönbrunn Zoo
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Prague Zoo and Petrinska rozhledna. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Charles Bridge, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Attractions like Tivoli Gardens and Rundetarn make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Nyhavn, walk around Frederiksberg Have, step into the grandiose world of Rosenborg Castle, and get engrossed in the history at Amalienborg.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen road trip tool .

You can fly from Prague to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Copenhagen are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

4
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Vasa Museum and Skansen. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, kick back and relax at Langholmen, find something for the whole family at Junibacken, and explore the world behind art at Fotografiska Stockholm.

Make your Stockholm itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Stockholm when traveling from Copenhagen in October, with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Junibacken ©
Junibacken
Skansen ©
Skansen

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.
Bring the kids along to Kilmainham Gaol and Phoenix Park. When in Dublin, make a side trip to see Curracloe Beach in Curracloe, approximately 2 hours away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Guinness Storehouse, don't miss a visit to Merrion Square, stroll around St Stephens Green, and take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Dublin trip planner .

You can fly from Stockholm to Dublin in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Stockholm in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Dublin: highs are around 16°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Curracloe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Tower Bridge and St. Paul's Cathedral will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, admire the natural beauty at Kensington Gardens, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

Before you visit London, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and The Paris Catacombs. Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Paris road trip planning website .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
The Paris Catacombs ©
The Paris Catacombs

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barceloneta Beach. The adventure continues: walk around Parc Guell, make a trip to Las Ramblas, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, and pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in November, with highs in Barcelona at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

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 Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

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.
Bring the kids along to Colosseum and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Rome travel site .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. November in Rome sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis of Athens and Ancient Agora of Athens. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, admire the natural beauty at National Garden, admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum, and wander the streets of Plaka.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Athens day trip planning app .

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rome to Athens. Traveling from Rome in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Athens, with lows around 15°C. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

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