48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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48 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Nottingham, United Kingdom
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Venice, Italy
— 5 nights
train:  2​h 15​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Nice, France
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Paris, France
— 6 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Nottingham, United Kingdom

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Vitus Cathedral and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Prague: Czech Paradise (in Turnov) and Medvedarium (in Beroun). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Devil's Channel, contemplate the long history of Lobkowicz Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower (Rozhledna).

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip app .

Nottingham, UK to Prague is an approximately 6-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nottingham to Prague due to the time zone difference. April in Prague sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

MedvEdarium, Czech Paradise
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

5
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.
Visit St. Stephen's Cathedral and Orangery at Schoenbrunn Palace for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Belvedere Palace and Schönbrunn Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Vienna: Johannesbachklamm (in Wurflach), Melk Abbey (in Melk) and Naturpark Sparbach (in Hinterbruhl). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schottenkirche, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Ringstrasse.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. April in Vienna sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Melk Abbey, Johannesbachklamm, Naturpark Sparbach
Highlights from your plan
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Explore hidden gems such as St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) and Shoes on the Danube Bank. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at House of Terror, admire the striking features of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sas Hill Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online trip planner .

Drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

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

5
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 a sense of the local culture at Basilica di San Marco and St Mark's Campanile. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Peggy Guggenheim Collection and Scrovegni Chapel. Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Oasi Cervara - Nature Sanctuary (in Quinto di Treviso) and MUSME - Museum of the History of Medicine of Padova (in Padua). There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Porta della Carta, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, and admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Venice holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Venice takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Venice. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Padua, Oasi Cervara - Nature Sanctuary, Church of Santa Maria e San Donato
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Pitti Palace. Step off the beaten path and head to Crete Senesi and Campanile di Giotto. Go for a jaunt from Florence to Castelnuovo dell'Abate to see Abbazia di Sant'Antimo about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Uffizi Gallery, contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di San Miniato al Monte, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Florence online attractions planner .

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Crete Senesi, Abbazia di Sant'Antimo
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John

7
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 some historical perspective at Palatine Hill and Vatican Museums. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Roman Forum and Duomo di Orvieto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rome: Grotte di Falvaterra (in Falvaterra), Riva di Polline (in Trevignano Romano) and Parco Regionale Sirente Velino (in Rocca di Mezzo). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, admire the striking features of Pantheon, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St. Louis of the French.

Start your trip to Rome by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vatican City, Grotte di Falvaterra, Parco Regionale Sirente Velino, Riva di Polline, Ente Parco Naturale Regionale dei Monti Lucretili
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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.
Visit La Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Casa Batlló and El Cafè de la Pedrera. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Vila Vella (Old Town) in Tossa de Mar, about 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Delta del Llobregat, wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, tour the pleasant surroundings at Park Güell, and admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of Santa Maria del Mar.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Barcelona travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Nice.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vila Vella (Old Town), Delta del Llobregat
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Visit Vieille Ville and Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art and Promenade Le Corbusier. Venture out of the city with trips to La Croisette (in Cannes), Abbey of Thoronet (in Le Thoronet) and Scuba & Snorkeling (in Bormes-Les-Mimosas). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Base Nature Francois Leotard, get to know the fascinating history of Une Maison à Saint-Paul de Vence, see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Nice day trip tool .

You can fly from Barcelona to Nice in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Parc Alpha, Base Nature Francois Leotard, La Croisette, Abbey of Thoronet, Basilica St. Michel
Highlights from your plan
Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild ©
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville

6
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like La Hottee du Diable and Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres. Get some cultural insight at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Musée d'Orsay. Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: A Cupulatta (in Veron) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Île de la Cité, wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Paris. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Arboretum des Grandes Bruyères, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Anne Frank House and De Duif. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden and The Jordaan. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, wander the streets of Red Light District, and take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum.

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You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Highlights from your plan
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden ©
Nationaal Park Weerribben-Wieden
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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