51 days in Europe Itinerary

51 days in Europe Itinerary

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51 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Despotovac, Serbia
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  16​h 45​min
5
Skopelos, Greece
— 5 nights
Drive:  14​h 45​min
6
Thermopylae, Greece
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Delphi, Greece
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
8
Imerovigli, Greece
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Venice, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Maiori, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
12
Positano, Italy
— 3 nights
+3
bus + subway + train + Fly:  10​h 45​min
13
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
14
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 45​min
15
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Tower Bridge and Tate Modern. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, step into the grandiose world of Buckingham Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, and admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read London trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in October, expect nights in London to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Family-friendly places like Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou and Disneyland Paris will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, stroll through Île de la Cité, and make a trip to Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Paris trip itinerary maker site .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Paris sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Despotovac.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 17th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus and then see the sky in a new way at Swiss Museum of Transport. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and train from Paris to Zurich takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Zurich can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Despotovac.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

1
night
Despotovac, Serbia

Despotovac ©
Despotovac is a town and municipality located in the Pomoravlje District of the central Serbia. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Vodopad Veliki Buk and then Head underground at Resavska Cave. On the next day, make a splash at Aquapark Jagodina, then admire the landmark architecture of Ravanica Monastery, and then don't miss a visit to Manasija Monastery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Despotovac trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Zurich to Despotovac with the Route module. When traveling from Zurich in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Despotovac, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Skopelos.

Things to do in Despotovac

Nature Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ravanica Monastery, Aquapark Jagodina
Highlights from your plan
Vodopad Veliki Buk ©
Vodopad Veliki Buk
Resavska Cave ©
Resavska Cave
Aquapark Jagodina ©
Aquapark Jagodina

5
nights
Skopelos, Greece

Skopelos ©
Known as one of the Aegean's greenest islands, Skopelos features a long coastline of fine beaches and an interior covered with verdant pine forests, olive groves, and plum orchards.
Bring the kids along to National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades and Agios Ioannis Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Skopelos: Koukounaries Beach (in Koukounaries), Skiathos Town (Agios Nikolaos Church and Clock Tower & The Blue House Art Gallery) and Troulos Beach (in Troulos). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Panormos Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Agios Ioannis Chapel, stroll through Milia Beach, and make a trip to Saint Riginos Monastery.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Skopelos visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Despotovac to Skopelos. Traveling from Despotovac to Skopelos, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Despotovac in October since evenings lows in Skopelos dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Thermopylae.

Things to do in Skopelos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Skiathos, National Marine Park of Alonissos and Northern Sporades
Highlights from your plan
Koukounaries Beach ©
Koukounaries Beach
Stafilos Beach ©
Stafilos Beach
Kastani Beach ©
Kastani Beach

3
nights
Thermopylae, Greece

Thermopylae ©
Get out of town with these interesting Thermopylae side-trips: Loutra Ipatis (Oitis National Park & Park of Loutra Ipatis) and Recreational Park (in Pavliani).

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Thermopylae trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Skopelos to Thermopylae with the Route module. Traveling from Skopelos in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Thermopylae, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Delphi.

Things to do in Thermopylae

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Loutra Ipatis, Recreational Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield of Thermopylae ©
Battlefield of Thermopylae
Leonidas Monument ©
Leonidas Monument

3
nights
Delphi, Greece

Delphi ©
Ancient Greeks revered Delphi as the center of their universe, building an impressive sanctuary to Apollo in order to mark this sacred spot.
Explore Delphi's surroundings by going to Corycian Cave (in Arachova), Hosios Loukas (in Distomo) and Livadia (Medieval Castle Livadia & Kryas Livadeia Springs). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Delphi, explore the ancient world of Temple of Apollo, pause for some serene contemplation at Byzantine Church of Agia Eleousa (Panagia Mavromantila), and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Parnassus.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Delphi road trip site .

You can drive from Thermopylae to Delphi in 1.5 hours. October in Delphi sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Imerovigli.

Things to do in Delphi

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Livadia, Hosios Loukas, Corycian Cave, MoKa Honey, Church of the Holy Trinity
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Apollo In Delphi ©
Temple of Apollo In Delphi
Parnassus ©
Parnassus
Kryas Livadeia Springs ©
Kryas Livadeia Springs

1
night
Imerovigli, Greece

Imerovigli ©
Imerovigli, famed for its Cycladic architecture, claims one of the most dramatic positions in all of Greece.
On the 3rd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Red Beach, then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, then stroll through Perissa Black Sand Beach, and finally stop by Sand Lily Boutique. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at KAMARA BEACH.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Imerovigli tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Delphi to Imerovigli with the Route module. Traveling from Delphi in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Imerovigli, with lows around 17°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Imerovigli

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Akrotiri, Kamari Beach, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kamari Beach ©
Kamari Beach
Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Canal Grande and Ponte di Rialto. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Basilica di Sant’Antonio & Scrovegni Chapel). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, get interesting insight from Il Bragozzo - Local boats in Venice, explore the world behind art at Punta della Dogana, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice itinerary builder site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Imerovigli to Venice. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Imerovigli in November; daily highs in Venice reach 15°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Padua
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Museo Nazionale di Castel Sant'Angelo. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to St. Peter's Basilica.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Rome driving holiday tool .

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Venice in November, you will find days in Rome are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Maiori.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

2
nights
Maiori, Italy

Maiori ©
Maiori is a town and comune on the Amalfi coast in the province of Salerno . Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Valle delle Ferriere, then appreciate the views at Valle dei Mulini, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Sentiero dei Limoni and then enjoy the sand and surf at Spiaggia di castiglione.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Maiori travel planner .

Traveling by car from Rome to Maiori takes 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Rome in November since evenings lows in Maiori dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Positano.

Things to do in Maiori

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Amalfi, Spiaggia di castiglione
Highlights from your plan
Sentiero dei Limoni ©
Sentiero dei Limoni
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Valle dei Mulini ©
Valle dei Mulini

3
nights
Positano, Italy

Often referred to as the gem of the Amalfi Coast, Positano remains one of southern Italy's most sought-after vacation locales, thanks to its hillside location and picturesque, pastel buildings.
On the 17th (Wed), get interesting insight from L'Uomo e il Mare, then take advantage of the amenities at Fornillo, and then stop by Nana' Positano. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Positano road trip app .

Traveling by car from Maiori to Positano takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Positano

Tours Outdoors Transportation

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Cave of Smeraldo ©
Cave of Smeraldo

2
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Palma Aquarium, find something for the whole family at Katmandu Park, and then step into the grandiose world of Bellver Castle. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Mallorca, then make a trip to Passeig des Born, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Playa de Muro.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Palma de Mallorca holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, subway, train, and flight from Positano to Palma de Mallorca takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, subway, and ferry. Traveling from Positano in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Palma de Mallorca. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Katmandu Park, Playa de Muro
Highlights from your plan
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Castell de Bellver ©
Castell de Bellver
Palma Aquarium ©
Palma Aquarium

1
day
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 22nd (Mon), steep yourself in history at Casa Batllo and then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online travel planner .

Getting from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In November, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 22nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Kilmainham Gaol and Phoenix Park. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, and take in the views from Ha'penny Bridge.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Dublin tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Dublin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Barcelona to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, Dublin is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

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

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