42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
8
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
9
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
11
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 15 min
12
Istanbul, Turkey
— 7 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Sydney, Australia

2
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, browse the exhibits of Welcome to Rome, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

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Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Rome is minus 9 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto, and see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Florence online day trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Florence when traveling from Rome in May, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

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You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Belém Tower, appreciate the history behind Padrao dos Descobrimentos, and take a stroll through Alfama.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Lisbon are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

3
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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kilmainham Gaol Museum, see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum, steep yourself in history at Guinness Storehouse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dublin online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in June, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, walk around Hyde Park, make a trip to Tower of London, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our London trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Old & New Photography ©
Old & New Photography
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Place de la Concorde, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, stroll around Vondelpark, contemplate the long history of Willet-Holthuysen Museum, and get your game on at Museumphoto.

Find out how to plan Amsterdam trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) ©
Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and get to know the resident critters at Prague Zoo.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Prague trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Prague are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, steep yourself in history at Belvedere Palace, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Vienna, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. June in Budapest sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

7
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Topkapi Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Istanbul tour website.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by combination of bus and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Turkey Time (TRT) is 2 hours. Traveling from Budapest in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Istanbul, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Jun 24 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum

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