47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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47 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Cartagena, Colombia
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Cartagena, Colombia

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Step out of Lisbon with an excursion to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra--about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Belém Tower, don't miss a visit to Elevador de Santa Justa, meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

Plan trip to Lisbon with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Cartagena, Colombia to Lisbon is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Cartagena to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Cartagena in October, plan for little chillier days in Lisbon, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Las Ramblas, examine the collection at Casa Batllo, and explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Barcelona sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Go for a jaunt from Florence to San Gimignano to see Guardastelle Vineyard about 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and contemplate the long history of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planning website .

You can fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Florence when traveling from Barcelona in October, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Guardastelle Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take a stroll through Plaka, then admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of National Archaeological Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, then make a trip to Plateia Syntagmatos, and finally contemplate the long history of Acropolis of Athens.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens visit planner .

You can fly from Rome to Athens in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. In October, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Athens

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

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), take in the spiritual surroundings of Suleymaniye Cami , take a stroll through Ortakoy, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Istanbul trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Athens to Istanbul in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Athens to Istanbul, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in October, Istanbul is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in October, plan for little chillier days in Budapest, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The Third Man Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip builder tool .

Take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, don't miss a visit to Prague Astronomical Clock, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees, and wander the streets of Montmartre.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Paris online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Prague to Paris in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Paris when traveling from Prague in November, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, and steep yourself in history at Houses of Parliament.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. In November in London, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Dublin is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, wander the streets of Temple Bar, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and don't miss a visit to Merrion Square.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Dublin visit planner .

Getting from London to Dublin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. In November in Dublin, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, walk around Vondelpark, steep yourself in history at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), and browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market.

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You can fly from Dublin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Amsterdam. In November, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 12°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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