46 days in Western Europe Itinerary

46 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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46 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Start: Nairobi, Kenya
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  21​h 45​min
6
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Marseille, France
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
10
Paris, France
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
End: Nairobi, Kenya

5
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.
Get outdoors at Catacombe di San Callisto and Mediterranea. Visit V Lounge Beach Club and Sabbianera Super Beach for some beach relaxation. There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums, admire the striking features of Pantheon, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and make a trip to Piazza Navona.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Rome tour itinerary maker app .

Nairobi, Kenya to Rome is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern African Time (EAT) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. In July, Rome is somewhat warmer than Nairobi - with highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Get in touch with nature at Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno and River Rafting & Tubing. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Uffizi Galleries and Basilica di Santa Croce. Step out of Florence to go to Greve in Chianti and see Castello di Verrazzano, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia, admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Florence holiday website .

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Rome in July since evenings lows in Florence dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Castello di Verrazzano
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at Doge's Palace and St. Mark's Square. Let the collections at Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Museo Correr capture your imagination. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, examine the collection at Museo Ebraico di Venezia, and don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by train from Florence to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

4
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
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.
Get outdoors at English Garden and Strandbad St. Alban. Let the collections at Nymphenburg Palace and Munich Residenz capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Alte Pinakothek, admire the striking features of St. Peter's Church, see the interesting displays at BMW Welt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Asam Church.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Munich trip builder tool .

You can fly from Venice to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Venice in July, expect Munich to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Strandbad St. Alban
Highlights from your plan
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz
Alte Pinakothek ©
Alte Pinakothek

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 22nd (Sun), examine the collection at Topography of Terror and then see the interesting displays at Pergamon Museum. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Zoo Berlin, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Strandbad Tegeler See, and then steep yourself in history at Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

Find out how to plan Berlin trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topographie des Terrors ©
Topographie des Terrors

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Prado National Museum and Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia will appeal to museum buffs. Royal Palace of Madrid and Plaza Mayor are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Madrid to Aldea del Fresno to see Playa del Alberche about 50 minutes away. It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Retiro Park (Parque del Retiro) and admire the masterpieces at Museo Sorolla.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Madrid online trip builder .

You can fly from Berlin to Madrid in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Madrid are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Barcelona.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Playa del Alberche
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. Let the collections at Casa Mila "La Pedrera" and Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya - MNAC capture your imagination. Spend the 30th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Park Guell, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour planner .

You can take a train from Madrid to Barcelona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Madrid in July, plan for slightly colder days in Barcelona, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marseille.

Things to do in Barcelona

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Marseille, France

Marseille ©
The 2013 European "Capital of Culture," Marseille is the largest port city on the breezy Mediterranean coast and the second largest city in France.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Plage de l'Anglade and Grande Plage du Lavandou. Let the collections at Site Memorial du Camp des Milles and Carrieres de Lumieres capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Marseille to Avignon to see Palais des Papes about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Parc national des Calanques. It doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Calanques and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marseille online itinerary builder .

Getting from Barcelona to Marseille by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Marseille are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Marseille

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Le Lavandou, Calanques, Carrieres des Lumieres, Site Memorial du Camp des Milles, Palais des Papes
Highlights from your plan
Calanques ©
Calanques
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles ©
Site Memorial du Camp des Milles
Grande Plage du Lavandou ©
Grande Plage du Lavandou

6
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lérins Islands and Musee d'Art Classique de Mougins. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Palais Lascaris. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Nice: Plage des Esclamandes (in Saint-Aygulf), Plage des Canebiers (in Saint-Tropez) and Plage de Gigaro (in La Croix-Valmer). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Castel Plage, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coco Beach, view the masterpieces at Verrerie Pierini, and see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Nice day trip app .

You can drive from Marseille to Nice in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Marseille in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Nice: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Plage des Canebiers, Lérins Islands, Eze Sur Mer Strand, Verrerie Pierini, Plage de Gigaro
Highlights from your plan
Plage de Gigaro ©
Plage de Gigaro
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Île de la Cité and Paris Plage. Let the collections at Musee d'Orsay and Louvre Museum capture your imagination. Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, examine the collection at Musee Rodin, and explore the activities along Seine River.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Paris when traveling from Nice in August, with lows around 16°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Step out of the city life by going to King George's Playing Fields and ZSL London Zoo. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and Westminster Abbey. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, head outdoors with Moose X-Training Ltd, get engrossed in the history at British Museum, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our London route builder website .

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Paris in August, you will find days in London are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

King George's Playing Fields
Highlights from your plan
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

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