49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Orvieto, Italy
— 3 nights
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Perugia, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
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Bologna, Italy
— 4 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
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Verona, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Munich, Germany
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Popular historic sites such as Pantheon and Cupola di San Pietro are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico and Le Domus Romane di Palazzo Valentini. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and take an in-depth tour of Welcome to Rome.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Rome holiday builder website.

Brisbane, Australia to Rome is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in April, expect Rome to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Orvieto, Italy

Green Heart of Italy

The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Orvieto and Palazzo Piccolomini. Val d'Orcia and Cappella del Corporale are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Orvieto side-trips: Montefiascone (Rocca dei Papi, Cattedrale di Santa Margherita, &more), Lungolago di Marta (in Marta) and Montepulciano (Tempio di San Biagio & Via di Gracciano nel Corso). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Orvieto, steep yourself in history at Historic Centre of the City of Pienza, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sant'Andrea, Orvieto.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orvieto sightseeing site.

Getting from Rome to Orvieto by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Orvieto are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Perugia.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Val d'Orcia ©
Must see
Val d'Orcia
4.8
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
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Chiesa San Giovenale
4.9

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Perugia, Italy

Green Heart of Italy

Though it features Etruscan defensive walls and a medieval town center, Perugia is perhaps best known for its fine chocolate and annual chocolate festival.
Appreciate the collections at Museo della Porziuncola and House Museum Palazzo Sorbello. Basilica Papale e Sacro Convento di San Francesco d'Assisi and San Damiano are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Perugia's surroundings by going to Assisi (Basilica di Santa Chiara, Piazza Superiore di San Francesco, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli - Porziuncola, explore the world behind art at Studio Moretti Caselli, delve into the distant past at Ipogeo dei Volumni, and examine the collection at Museo-Laboratorio di Tessitura a Mano Giuditta Brozzetti.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Perugia road trip planning website.

You can drive from Orvieto to Perugia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Perugia can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Perugia

Historic Sites · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

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Florence, Italy

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica of Santa Croce and Duomo di Pisa. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Knights’ Square, Camposanto, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, and ponder the world of politics at Museo Nazionale del Bargello.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence travel route builder site.

You can drive from Perugia to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Florence

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Duomo di Pisa ©
World heritage site
Duomo di Pisa
4.7

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Bologna, Italy

Heart of Italian Cuisine

A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Piazza Maggiore and Basilica di Sant'Apollinare in Classe. You'll explore and learn at Museo Archeologico Nazionale and La Macchina del Tempo. Change things up with these side-trips from Bologna: Ferrara (Monastero di Sant'Antonio in Polesine, Via delle Volte, &more) and Ravenna (Basilica di San Giovanni Evangelista, Basilica San Vitale, &more). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria della Vita, pause for some serene contemplation at Cattedrale di San Pietro, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Domenico, and make a trip to Piazza Santo Stefano.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bologna online tour planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Bologna in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Bologna, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can take a train to Milan.

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Milan, Italy

Fashion Capital of World

In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Visit Duomo di Milano and Abbazia di Chiaravalle for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Castello Sforzesco and Abbazia Santa Maria di Morimondo. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Bergamo (Rocca di Bergamo, Mura Venete, &more) and Vigevano (Strada Coperta, Strade Sotterranee e Cavallerizza, Piazza Ducale, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di San Cristoforo sul Naviglio, see the interesting displays at Palazzo Reale, contemplate the long history of Vicolo Privato Lavandai, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di Sant'Eustorgio.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Milan trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Bologna to Milan by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Milan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Verona.

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Verona, Italy

City of Romeo and Juliet

The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore and Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di Santa Anastasia and Rotonda di San Lorenzo. Venture out of the city with trips to Brescia (Brescia Castle, Tempio Capitolino e Piazza del Foro, &more) and Mantua (Camera degli Sposi & Piazza Sordello). Next up on the itinerary: step into the grandiose world of Piazzale Castel San Pietro, steep yourself in history at Verona's Cathedral (Duomo), make a trip to I Portoni della Bra, and experience the emotional art of opera at Arena di Verona.

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Traveling by car from Milan to Verona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Verona can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Venice.

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Venice, Italy

City of Romance

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.
Popular historic sites such as Piazza San Marco and Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Doge's Palace and San Giorgio Maggiore. Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (Basilica di Santa Giustina, Orto Botanico di Padova, &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Scuola Grande di San Rocco, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, admire the landmark architecture of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, and explore the world behind art at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Venice takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Munich.

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Munich, Germany

Village of a Million People

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 some cultural insight at BMW Museum and Nymphenburg Palace. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedral of St Peter's and St. Peter's Church. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Munich: Regensburg (Old Town, Basilica of the Nativity of Our Lady Regensburg, &more). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at BMW Welt, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael's Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Burgersaalkirche, and explore the world behind art at Lenbachhaus.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Munich trip builder site.

Getting from Venice to Munich by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Venice in May, things will get slightly colder in Munich: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Munich

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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BMW Museum ©
Must see
BMW Museum
4.4
Cathedral of St Peter's ©
World heritage site
Cathedral of St Peter's
4.7
BMW Welt ©
Specialty Museum
BMW Welt
4.4

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Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Get some historical perspective at Staromestske namesti and Spanish Synagogue. You'll explore and learn at Powder Tower and National Memorial to the Heroes of the Heydrich Terror. Step out of Prague to go to Karlstejn and see Karlstejn Castle, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, take a stroll through Lesser Town, examine the collection at Czech Repubrick, and get great views at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Munich to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Prague, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7
Lobkowicz Palace ©
Historic Site
Lobkowicz Palace
4.6

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Vienna, Austria

City of Dreams

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien. Explore hidden gems such as The Hofburg and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at Imperial Carriage Museum Vienna, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of the Jesuits, and browse the exhibits of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

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Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Belvedere Palace ©
Must see
Belvedere Palace
4.6
The Hofburg ©
Must see
The Hofburg
4.6

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Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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 Matthias Church and Wine Tours & Tastings. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fisherman's Bastion and Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, see the interesting displays at Budapest Pinball Museum, and admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. May in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Wineries
Highlights from your trip
Matthias Church ©
Must see
Matthias Church
4.7
Liberty Statue ©
Historic Site
Liberty Statue
4.6

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