48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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48 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
plane:  7​h
4
Porto, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
6
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
7
Hvar, Croatia
— 4 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
London, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Perth, Australia

5
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.
Visit Westminster Abbey and St. Paul's Cathedral for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and Houses of Parliament. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: King George's Playing Fields (in Brentwood) and Imperial Bird of Prey Academy (in Billericay). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Tower of London, explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Immaculate Conception, and don't miss a visit to Big Ben.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the London trip itinerary builder site .

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to London is minus 8 hours. In July, London is somewhat warmer than Perth - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

King George's Playing Fields, Imperial Bird of Prey Academy
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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 outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and La Barceloneta. Popular historic sites such as El Barri Gòtic and Casa Batllo are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, enjoy the sand and surf at Nova Mar Bella Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Parc Guell.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona tour itinerary planner .

Fly from London to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, things will get a bit warmer in Barcelona: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

San Sebastian - Donostia ©
As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao and Parte Vieja. Visit La Concha Beach and Zurriola Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Sebastian - Donostia: Bilbao (La Ribera Market, Casco Viejo, & more). There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Monte Urgull, explore the historical opulence of Castillo de la Mota, and take in the awesome beauty at Monte Igueldo.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Sebastian - Donostia tour itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to San Sebastian - Donostia takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in August; daily highs in San Sebastian - Donostia reach 29°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Porto.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bilbao
Highlights from your plan
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao ©
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao

3
nights
Porto, Portugal

Porto ©
Called "Oporto" by many, the city of Porto along the Duoro River lent the country and Port wine their names. Portugal's second-largest metropolis dates back to the 4th century, representing both a rich cultural past and industrial present through its architecture and style.
Get outdoors at Praia do Carneiro and Rio Douro. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) and Clerigos Tower. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte de Dom Luis I, tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Ourigo, make a trip to Livraria Lello, and kick back and relax at Praia do Homem do Leme.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Porto tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Sebastian - Donostia to Porto takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Western European Time (WET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Porto, with lows around 17°C. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lisbon.

Things to do in Porto

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rio Douro ©
Rio Douro
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral) ©
Porto Cathedral (Se Catedral)
Palacio da Bolsa ©
Palacio da Bolsa

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get a sense of the local culture at Jeronimos Monastery and Castelo de S. Jorge. Take a break from the city and head to Nosso Tejo and Praia da ursa. Explore Lisbon's surroundings by going to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Park and National Palace of Pena) and Cabo da Roca (in Colares). There's more to do: wander the streets of Belém Tower.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lisbon trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Porto to Lisbon by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Porto in August, you will find days in Lisbon are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sintra, Cabo da Roca
Highlights from your plan
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Town and Walls of Dubrovnik. Visiting Island of Lokrum and Speed Boats Tours will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Rector's Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and contemplate the long history of Fort Lovrijenac.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dubrovnik online itinerary maker .

You can fly from Lisbon to Dubrovnik in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, car, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Dubrovnik. Traveling from Lisbon in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Dubrovnik, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Old Town ©
Old Town
Rector's Palace ©
Rector's Palace

4
nights
Hvar, Croatia

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Franciscan Monastery and Spanjola. Get some cultural insight at Milna and Church of St John. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Dubovica, stroll through Mlini Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, and head off the coast to Scedro.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Hvar vacation planning app .

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hvar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Church of St John
Highlights from your plan
Dubovica ©
Dubovica
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and Karlskirche. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Schonbrunner Gardens. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Imperial Palace (Hofburg), steep yourself in history at Historic Center of Vienna, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Vienna route site .

Getting from Hvar to Vienna by combination of ferry and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Hvar in August; daily highs in Vienna reach 31°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

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

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Matthias Church and Fisherman's Bastion. Get some historical perspective at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Liberty Statue. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, don't miss a visit to Shoes on the Danube Bank, take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő, and step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation planner .

Getting from Vienna to Budapest by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

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.
Visiting Prague Zoo and Skydiving will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Vitus Cathedral and The Powder Tower. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Old Town Square, get a new perspective on things with Slovanka Boat Rental, head outdoors with Prague for Two, and explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague road trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in August, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Katedrala Svateho Vita ©
Katedrala Svateho Vita
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

3
nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and Memorial of the Berlin Wall. Get in touch with nature at Zoo Berlin and Strandbar Mitte. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, don't miss a visit to Reichstag Building, and steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin trip maker tool .

Getting from Prague to Berlin by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
East Side Gallery ©
East Side Gallery
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

8
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The British Museum and Royal Mews. We've included these beaches for you: St Mary's Bay Beach and Camber Sands. You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens (in Burford) and Frinton on Sea Beach (in Frinton-On-Sea). Explore London further: brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms, admire the masterpieces at Victoria and Albert Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds London, and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Berlin to London due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in London

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens, Frinton on Sea Beach, Camber Sands, St Mary's Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cotswold Wildlife Park & Gardens ©
The British Museum ©
The British Museum
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms

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