50 days in Western Europe Itinerary

Make it your trip
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Paris, France
— 7 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 11 nights
Train
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Brussels, Belgium
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly
5
Milan, Italy
— 7 nights
Drive
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Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive
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Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Train
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
Fly
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Paris, France
— 1 day
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Paris, France — 7 nights

City of Light

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.
Explore Paris' surroundings by going to Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more), Giverny (Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny & Fondation Claude Monet) and The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles). Have a day of magic on the 13th (Tue) at Walt Disney Studios Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Reims, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Paris tour planner.

Canberra, Australia to Paris is an approximately 26.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Canberra to Paris is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Canberra in June, expect nights in Paris to be much hotter, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 11 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near London: Church of St. James (in Avebury), Cotswolds Distillery (in Stourton) and Stonehenge (in Salisbury). There's lots more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, sample the tasty concoctions at Hawkstone Brewery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the London online vacation planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Paris in June: highs in London hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 3 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Explore Brussels' surroundings by going to Bruges (Historic Centre of Brugge, Minnewater Lake, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Atomium, don't miss a visit to Tintin Mural Painting, and appreciate the history behind Manneken Pis.

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

Traveling by train from London to Brussels takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Brussels are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, stroll around Vondelpark, then explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Begijnhof, see the interesting displays at Anne Frank House, then explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, and finally explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Brussels to Amsterdam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Milan.
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Milan, Italy — 7 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Milan: Leolandia (in Capriate San Gervasio), Bergamo (Aula Picta, La Citta Alta, &more) and Bellagio (Kayaking & Canoeing & I Giardini di Villa Melzi). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, shop like a local with Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, admire the striking features of Villa del Balbianello, and stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Milan trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 3 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Casa di Giulietta, &more), Brunelli Winery (in San Pietro in Cariano) and Padua (Basilica of St. Anthony, Scrovegni Chapel, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, have fun and explore at Creature di Gomma - Venice Vintage Toys, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Milan to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July in Venice, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 5 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa), Castello del Trebbio (in Santa Brigida) and Siena (Wine Tours & Tastings & Piazza del Campo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Venice to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 7 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome route maker app.

Getting from Florence to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. July in Rome sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to fly to Paris.
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Paris, France — 1 day

City of Light

Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe and then explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Rome to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Rome in July, with highs in Paris at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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