41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
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Zadar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Bus
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Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 7 nights
Drive
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Zagreb, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
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Bern, Switzerland
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
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Nice, France
— 1 night
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Barcelona, Spain
— 1 night
Train
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Madrid, Spain
— 1 night
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Bilbao, Spain
— 2 nights
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Pamplona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Ibiza Town, Spain
— 2 nights
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Madrid, Spain
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
On the 7th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, wander the streets of Temple Bar, then walk around St Stephens Green, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to The Spire, enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally walk around Phoenix Park.

Discover how to plan a Dublin trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to Dublin is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time is minus 10 hours. In July in Dublin, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Zadar.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
4.6

2
nights
Zadar, Croatia

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Zadar is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, make a trip to The Forum, explore the ancient world of Zadar Land City Gates, and steep yourself in history at Church of St. Donat.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Zadar online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Zadar takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and car; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Zadar at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Zadar

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 11:
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.8
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Waterskiing / Jetskiiing
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
4.8
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7

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Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Venture out of the city with trips to Senj (Nehaj Castle & Lukovo Beach), Bear Sanctuary (in Kuterevo) and Rastoke (in Slunj). There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Milanovac Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Veliki Prstavac, and admire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Plitvice Lakes National Park travel planning tool.

You can take a bus from Zadar to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
World heritage site
Plitvice Lakes National Park
4.6
Gavanovac Lake ©
Water Body
Gavanovac Lake
5.0
The Upper Lakes
Water Body
The Upper Lakes
4.7

2
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Zagreb, Croatia

Little Vienna

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Here are some ideas for day two: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), stroll the grounds of Mirogoj Cemetery, admire the striking features of Cathedral of the Assumption, then don't miss a visit to Tkalciceva, and finally browse the fresh offerings at Dolac Market.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb road trip planning website.

You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. In July in Zagreb, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Fun & Games
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.9
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.9

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nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Beauty on the Danube

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Bratislava is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Devin Castle, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, snap pictures at Stary most, and make a trip to Hlavne Namestie.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bratislava, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Zagreb to Bratislava in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In July in Bratislava, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Devin Castle ©
History Museum
Devin Castle
4.5

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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.
On the 23rd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of St. Virgil and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral. On the 24th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Stephansplatz, admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Vienna visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Bratislava to Vienna takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Bern.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 25:
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
World heritage site
Schonbrunn Palace
4.6
Belvedere Palace ©
Art Museum
Belvedere Palace
4.6

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Bern, Switzerland

City of Bears

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the activities along Aare River, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), then visit UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Egelsee. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, browse the eclectic array of goods at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barenpark, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Vienna to Bern by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Bern, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Bern

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
Highlights from your trip
Aare River
Water Body
Aare River
4.9
Egelsee ©
Water Body
Egelsee
4.7
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
World heritage site
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
4.7

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria dei Miracoli, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then stop by Oreficeria Boscolo Gioie, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Venice online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bern to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, Venice is somewhat warmer than Bern - with highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:
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Doge's Palace ©
Specialty Museum
Doge's Palace
4.7
Canal Grande ©
Water Body
Canal Grande
4.8
Basilica di San Marco
Architectural Building
Basilica di San Marco
4.4

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Loggia dei Lanzi.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planning tool.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
World heritage site
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
4.5
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
World heritage site
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
4.4
Piazza del Duomo ©
Historic Walking Area
Piazza del Duomo
4.8

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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.
To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Rome travel planning site.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, daytime highs in Rome are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Nice.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
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Colosseum ©
Must see
Colosseum
4.7
Trevi Fountain ©
Fountain
Trevi Fountain
4.4
Pantheon ©
World heritage site
Pantheon
4.8

1
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Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): meet the residents at Marineland and then don't miss a visit to Place Massena.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Nice online trip planner.

You can fly from Rome to Nice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. While traveling from Rome, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Nice, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Nice

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Side Trip

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Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
2.9
Place Massena ©
Landmark
Place Massena
4.5

1
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Barcelona, Spain

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to The Magic Fountain, walk around Parc Guell, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit Las Ramblas, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, and then make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip planner.

You can fly from Nice to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip
Parc Guell ©
World heritage site
Parc Guell
4.1
Casa Batllo ©
World heritage site
Casa Batllo
4.6

1
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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Plaza Mayor and then explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Madrid trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Barcelona to Madrid in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Barcelona in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Madrid, with highs around 39°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Bilbao.

Things to do in Madrid

Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Plaza Mayor ©
Historic Site
Plaza Mayor
3.9

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Bilbao, Spain

Modern Capital of Spain

A city of stunning architectural and artistic heritage, Bilbao is situated on the banks of the Nervión River.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Taberna Plaza Nueva, pick up some local products at La Ribera Market, then wander the streets of Casco Viejo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Guggenheim Museum Bilbao. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at San Juan de Gaztelugatxe.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bilbao trip site.

You can fly from Madrid to Bilbao in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Madrid in August: highs in Bilbao hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Pamplona.

Things to do in Bilbao

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
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San Juan de Gaztelugatxe ©
Geologic Formation
San Juan de Gaztelugatxe
4.8
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.7

3
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Pamplona, Spain

Pamplona or Iruña is the historical capital city of Navarre, in Spain, and of the former Kingdom of Navarre.The city is famous worldwide for the running of the bulls during the San Fermín festival, which is held annually from July 6 to 14. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Ayuntamiento de Pamplona, appreciate the history behind Monumento al Encierro, admire the striking features of Catedral de Pamplona, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally don't miss a visit to Plaza del Castillo.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pamplona online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bilbao to Pamplona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Pamplona can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Ibiza Town.

Things to do in Pamplona

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Catedral de Pamplona ©
Architectural Building
Catedral de Pamplona
4.3
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.8

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Ibiza Town, Spain

Party Capital of Europe

As the island’s largest city and most-visited site, Ibiza is famous for its electric nightlife and lively Mediterranean culture.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Kentucky Derby. On your second day here, pause for some serene contemplation at Ibiza Cathedral, then explore the historical opulence of Castell de Eivissa, then wander the streets of Dalt Vila, and finally kick back and relax at Platja de ses Salines.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Ibiza Town holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Pamplona to Ibiza Town takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Pamplona in August since evenings lows in Ibiza Town dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Madrid.

Things to do in Ibiza Town

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:
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Platja de ses Salines ©
World heritage site
Platja de ses Salines
3.8
Castell de Eivissa ©
World heritage site
Castell de Eivissa
4.7
Es Vedra ©
Island
Es Vedra
4.8

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Madrid, Spain

Cultural Capital of Spain

Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museo Nacional Thyssen-Bornemisza, then make a trip to Puerta del Sol, and then admire the striking features of Royal Palace of Madrid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Catedral Primada, then admire the striking features of Estacion de Atocha, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Mercado San Miguel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Madrid itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Ibiza Town to Madrid takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. While traveling from Ibiza Town, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Madrid, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Madrid

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Royal Palace of Madrid ©
Historic Site
Royal Palace of Madrid
4.5

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