47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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47 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Valletta, Malta
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
2
Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
8
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + shuttle + train:  5​h 15​min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
13
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Valletta, Malta

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Magic Fountain and Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, stroll around Parc Guell, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Barcelona trip site .

Valletta, Malta to Barcelona is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Valletta in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
The Magic Fountain ©
The Magic Fountain
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid ©
Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Step out of Madrid to go to Toledo and see Catedral Primada, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Prado National Museum, make a trip to Puerta del Sol, walk around Parque del Retiro, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Madrid vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Barcelona to Madrid takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Madrid when traveling from Barcelona in September, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Catedral Primada
Highlights from your plan
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Parque del Retiro ©
Parque del Retiro
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Royal Palace of Madrid

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena. When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Capela dos Ossos in Evora, approximately 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Madrid to Lisbon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. In September in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sintra, Capela dos Ossos
Highlights from your plan
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Park and National Palace of Pena ©
Park and National Palace of Pena

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kilkenny Castle and National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Kilmainham Gaol, wander the streets of Temple Bar, ponder the world of politics at Dublin Castle, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dublin travel route planning app .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in September, expect Dublin to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny Castle
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Edinburgh Old Town. Step out of Edinburgh to go to Glasgow and see Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, step into the grandiose world of Palace of Holyroodhouse, and examine the collection at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edinburgh trip maker tool .

You can fly from Dublin to Edinburgh in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Royal Yacht Britannia ©
Royal Yacht Britannia
Walking tours
Edinburgh Old Town ©
Edinburgh Old Town

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Gallery and Tower Bridge. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, walk around Hyde Park, and make a trip to Big Ben.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the London travel planning site .

You can fly from Edinburgh to London in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

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

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 discover tucked-away gems like Luxembourg Gardens and Île de la Cité. Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, explore the galleries of Louvre Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find traveler tips and more tourist information, go to the Paris sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and The Jordaan. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Van Gogh Museum, browse the exhibits of Anne Frank House, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Amsterdam travel route planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

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
Walking tours

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 16th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, then get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Berlin attractions planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Beer Tastings & Tours and Lesser Town. And it doesn't end there: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, get great views at Petřín, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Prague tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Berlin to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shoes on the Danube and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Matthias Church, see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Budapest, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Shoes on the Danube ©
Shoes on the Danube
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Piazza del Duomo. Venture out of the city with trips to Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa) and Siena (Piazza del Campo & Duomo di Siena). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, see the interesting displays at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence holiday maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Budapest to Florence in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in October; daily highs in Florence reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Church of St. Louis of the French. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, and explore the ancient world of Pantheon.

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You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Food Tours
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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