41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Wellington, New Zealand
Bus + Fly:  26 h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
6
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
8
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
12
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  31 h
End: Wellington, New Zealand

3
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: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum, explore the ancient world of Basilica Cistern, contemplate the long history of Galata Tower, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Istanbul trip planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Istanbul is an approximately 26- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Wellington to Istanbul. Traveling from Wellington in June, expect nights in Istanbul to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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: don't miss a visit to Fisherman's Bastion, get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria), and see the interesting displays at House of Terror Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Budapest holiday builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Istanbul to Budapest in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Istanbul to Budapest, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in June, plan for slightly colder nights in Budapest, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Vienna trip builder site.

Drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

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: appreciate the extensive heritage of Staromestske namesti, take in the views from Charles Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Petřín, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Prague visit planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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: stroll around Vondelpark, explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), take a stroll through The Jordaan, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Amsterdam trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Prague to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Prague in July, expect nights in Amsterdam to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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.
Step out of Paris with an excursion to Palace of Versailles in Versailles--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and get to know the fascinating history of Île de la Cité.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris tour planner.

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: highs in Paris hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Buckingham Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, and explore the world behind art at National Gallery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for little chillier days in London, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

4
nights
Dublin, Ireland

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: walk around Phoenix Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, make a trip to Temple Bar, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Trinity College Dublin.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from London to Dublin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Dublin reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, shop like a local with Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, and make a trip to Belém Tower.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Lisbon itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Dublin to Lisbon in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in July, with highs in Lisbon at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

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: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get your game on at The Witching Hour Room Escape, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

Plan a trip to Barcelona easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Western European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in July since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

Before you visit Rome, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
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: Siena (Duomo di Siena & Scuola di Cucina di Lella). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Florence road trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Florence, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

Similar Plans

45 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 57 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM VIETNAM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 43 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, relaxing, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM RUSSIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: April, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 43 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND June, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in Europe BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans