43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
5
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
6
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
7
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
8
Paris, France
— 4 nights
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
11
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights

2
nights
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco.

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Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Venice can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step out of Florence to go to Siena and see Scuola di Cucina di Lella, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of The Baptistery of St. John, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, and steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence driving holiday app.

Drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Florence are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Scuola di Cucina di Lella
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

4
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: contemplate the long history of Colosseum, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon, and explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Florence in May since evenings lows in Rome dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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, walk around Parc Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Barcelona are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay May 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sintra (Quinta da Regaleira & Sintra National Palace). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Lisbon online road trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay May 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
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: walk around Phoenix Park, contemplate the long history of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Jameson Distillery Bow St., and make a trip to Merrion Square.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin online route planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in May; daily highs in Dublin reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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, contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and take an in-depth tour of The British Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the London road trip planning site.

Fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In May, daily temperatures in London can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, stroll the grounds of The Paris Catacombs, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Paris route planning site.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 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. In May, daytime highs in Paris are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay May 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
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, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, visit The Jordaan, and get to know the resident critters at ARTIS.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank 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: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, wander the streets of Lesser Town, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, and let little ones run wild at Kampa Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Prague can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 30 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, browse the exhibits of Belvedere Palace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Vienna Naschmarkt, and meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in Vienna are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

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: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In June in Budapest, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jun 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
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: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami .

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Istanbul trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Budapest to Istanbul. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Budapest in June since evenings lows in Istanbul dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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