37 days in Europe & Melbourne Itinerary

37 days in Europe & Melbourne Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train
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Dunkirk, France
— 1 night
Drive
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De Panne, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Ostend, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Blankenberge, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Knokke-Heist, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Antwerp, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Hasselt, Belgium
— 1 night
Drive
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Stolberg, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Mayen, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Koblenz, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Nassau, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Wiesbaden, Germany
— 1 night
Drive
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Friedberg, Germany
— 1 night
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
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Melbourne, Australia
— 2 nights

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Rome, Italy — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

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Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rome is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Rome to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Barcelona.
Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:

Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

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 historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, stroll around Parc Guell, get a taste of the local shopping with La Boqueria, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Ramblas.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona day trip app.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can fly to Paris.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Île de la Cité.

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

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Barcelona in September: high temperatures in Paris hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Dunkirk.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Shopping
Side Trip
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:

Dunkirk, France — 1 night

Dunkirk is a commune in the Nord department in northern France. On the 27th (Fri), stroll around Parc Fort Louis, get your game on at Laser Game Evolution Dunkerque, and then head outdoors with Mer Et Rencontre.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dunkirk itinerary planner.

Take a train from Paris to Dunkirk in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Dunkirk sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to De Panne.
Outdoors · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 27:

De Panne, Belgium — 1 night

Once a quiet fishing village, De Panne has become a buzzing beach resort with natural sand dunes that provide good views and an even better story. You'll find beachfront beer stalls and seaside activities along the coast of the North Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): engage your brain at De Scharbiellie, take in the pleasant sights at Nature Reserve of Westhoek, and then visit Dumont Quarter.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our De Panne driving holiday site.

You can drive from Dunkirk to De Panne in an hour. In September, daytime highs in De Panne are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Ostend.
Neighborhoods · Childrens Museums · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 28:

Ostend, Belgium — 1 night

Known as the City by the Sea, Ostend represents not only a seaside resort, but also a destination for history lovers.
On the 29th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Maria Hendrikapark, then don't miss a visit to HMS Vindictive, then don't miss a visit to Exposure Value, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Atlantikwall Raversyde.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Ostend online itinerary planner.

You can drive from De Panne to Ostend in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or ride a tram. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Blankenberge.
Museums · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

Blankenberge, Belgium — 1 night

Blankenberge is a town and a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Uitkerkse Polder, don't miss a visit to Zandsculptuur, then have some family-friendly fun at Goolfy Blacklight Minigolf, then putt your heart out at Mini Crazy Golf, and finally get your game on at Lustige velodroom.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Blankenberge online driving holiday planner.

Blankenberge is just a short distance from Ostend. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Knokke-Heist.
Fun & Games · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

Knokke-Heist, Belgium — 1 night

Knokke-Heist is a municipality in the Belgian province of West Flanders. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): examine the collection at Sincfala: Museum van de Zwinstreek, brush up on your military savvy at For Freedom Museum, and then have fun at Sportoase Duinenwater.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Knokke-Heist online holiday planner.

Knokke-Heist is just a stone's throw from Blankenberge. September in Knokke-Heist sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can drive to Antwerp.
Museums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

Antwerp, Belgium — 3 nights

Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Antwerp is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stop by Pierre Marcolini, admire the striking features of Antwerpen-Centraal, take an in-depth tour of Museum Plantin-Moretus, and take in nature's colorful creations at Middelheimpark.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Antwerp trip planning site.

Getting from Knokke-Heist to Antwerp by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In October in Antwerp, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can drive to Hasselt.
Museums · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:

Hasselt, Belgium — 1 night

Hasselt is a Belgian city and municipality, and capital of the province of Limburg. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Domein Kiewit, stroll the grounds of Het Oude Kerkhof, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hasselt vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Antwerp to Hasselt takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. October in Hasselt sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Stolberg.
Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:

Stolberg, Germany — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Museum in der Torburg and then examine the collection at Zinkhutter Hof.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Stolberg online trip builder.

You can drive from Hasselt to Stolberg in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mayen.
Museums
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

Mayen, Germany — 1 night

Mayen is a town in the Mayen-Koblenz District of the Rhineland-Palatinate Federal State of Germany, in the eastern part of the Volcanic Eifel Region. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Schloss Buerresheim, take a stroll through Marktplatz, then explore the historical opulence of Genovevaburg - Eifel Museum, and German slate mine, then examine the collection at Eifelmuseum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Herz-Jesu Kirche.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mayen planning site.

Traveling by car from Stolberg to Mayen takes 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Mayen when traveling from Stolberg in October, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Koblenz.
Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
Side Trip
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:

Koblenz, Germany — 1 night

Calling itself "Germany's most beautiful corner," Koblenz is tucked in the picturesque valley formed by the Rhine and Moselle rivers and is one of the most popular spots on tourist itineraries.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Erfinderbrunnen, then stroll through Mosel Radweg, then steep yourself in history at Fort Asterstein, and finally putt your heart out at AdventureGolf Koblenz.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Koblenz road trip app.

Koblenz is very close to Mayen. October in Koblenz sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Nassau.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:

Nassau, Germany — 1 night

Nassau is a town located in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): walk around Naturpark Nassau, then make a trip to Burg Nassau, then admire the landmark architecture of Johanniskirche, and finally contemplate the long history of Rathaus.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Nassau itinerary maker website.

Nassau is very close to Koblenz. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Wiesbaden.
Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

Wiesbaden, Germany — 1 night

One of Europe's oldest spa towns, Wiesbaden has been catering to travelers from countries near and far for many centuries.
On the 10th (Thu), get outside with Rettbergsaue Schierstein and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Sudfriedhof.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Wiesbaden planning tool.

You can drive from Nassau to Wiesbaden in an hour. In October in Wiesbaden, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Friedberg.
Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Friedberg, Germany — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Friedberg Castle and then see the interesting displays at Judenbad.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Friedberg trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Wiesbaden to Friedberg in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Frankfurt.
Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:

Frankfurt, Germany — 1 night

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
On the 12th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Goethe House, admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus, and finally pause for some photo ops at Liebfrauen - Ort der Stille.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Frankfurt trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Friedberg to Frankfurt in an hour. In October, daytime highs in Frankfurt are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Prague.
Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 12:

Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden, and appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Prague trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Frankfurt to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Prague sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Budapest.
Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 15:

Budapest, Hungary — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, historic sites, and spas. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Hungarian Parliament Building, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Dohány Street Synagogue, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest vacation planning app.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In October, daytime highs in Budapest are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Melbourne.
Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:

Melbourne, Australia — 2 nights

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for sightseeing, museums, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at Zero Latency, see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, and admire the striking features of Royal Exhibition Building.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Budapest to Melbourne by flight takes about 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Melbourne is 9 hours. When traveling from Budapest in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.
Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22: