48 days in Europe Itinerary

48 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich, Switzerland
— 5 nights
2
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
3
Liverpool, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
4
London, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
5
Paris, France
— 4 nights
6
Lyon, France
— 6 nights
7
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
10
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

5
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Lake Zurich and Limmat. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Old Town, explore the world behind art at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, and take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zurich planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Zurich is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Vogelreservaat Polder IJdoorn. There's lots more to do: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Zurich to Amsterdam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Liverpool.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Museums Wildlife
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Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) ©
Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan

4
nights
Liverpool, United Kingdom

Liverpool ©
Famous for being the birthplace of the Beatles, Liverpool is a vibrant city with an outstanding cultural heritage.
Step out of the city life by going to The Romans and Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: sample the tasty concoctions at Liverpool Organic Brewery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King Liverpool, learn more about the world around you at World Museum, and see the interesting displays at Merseyside Maritime Museum.

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Fly from Amsterdam to Liverpool in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Liverpool. In December, daily temperatures in Liverpool can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Liverpool

Museums Parks Outdoors
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The Beatles Story ©
The Beatles Story
Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve ©
Lunt Meadows Nature Reserve
The Romans ©
The Romans

5
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.
Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and WWT London Wetland Centre. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, and contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our London trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Liverpool to London takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. December in London sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Speed Boats Tours
WWT London Wetland Centre ©
WWT London Wetland Centre

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.
Get outdoors at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, and visit Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

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You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 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 December, daily temperatures in Paris can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Montmartre ©
Montmartre
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Île de la Cité ©
Île de la Cité

6
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
Lyon is known for museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, don't miss a visit to Traboules du Vieux Lyon, get to know the fascinating history of Fourviere Hill, and stroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Lyon trip maker.

Take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. December in Lyon sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Mini World Lyon
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Wine Tours & Tastings
Spas

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: wander the streets of Alfama, contemplate the long history of Castelo de S. Jorge, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

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Traveling by flight from Lyon to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lyon to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Lyon in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Alfama ©
Alfama
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Playa de La Barceloneta and Carretera de Les Aigues. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, and gear up at Moubikes.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Barcelona road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. In December, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Fishing Charters & Tours
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

3
nights
Florence, Italy

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: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence day trip planner.

Fly from Barcelona to Florence in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Spas Museums Historic Sites
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Spas & Wellness
Maneggio Madre Terra ©
Maneggio Madre Terra
Enoteca Bonatti ©
Enoteca Bonatti

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Catacombs of Saint Callixtus and Parco Natura e Fattoria Didattica Voloalto. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Colosseum, take a stroll through Trastevere, take some stellar pictures from Colle del Gianicolo, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Rome trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Rome can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trastevere ©
Trastevere
Colle del Gianicolo ©
Colle del Gianicolo

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