43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
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Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
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Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights

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Athens, Greece

Athens ©

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Monastiraki, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Athens vacation builder site.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 8 hours. In April, daytime highs in Athens are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

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Rome, Italy

Rome ©

Eternal City

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, and ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To find ratings and tourist information, read Rome trip maker.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Athens to Rome, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Athens in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Rome. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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Florence, Italy

Florence ©

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Find places to stay Apr 22 — 25:
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M.G. Design ©
M.G. Design
The Baptistery of St. John ©
The Baptistery of St. John
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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Venice, Italy

Venice ©

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Padua (University of Padova, Basilica of St. Anthony, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Venice trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 25 — 29:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©

Jewel of the Mediterranean

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, don't miss a visit to Palau Guell, admire the masterpieces at Museu Picasso, and browse the fresh offerings at La Boqueria.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

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Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, snap pictures at Ponte 25 de Abril, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lisbon Oceanarium.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Lisbon visit planning site.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. May in Lisbon sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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Paris, France

Paris ©

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Paris tour itinerary builder app.

Fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon to Paris, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lisbon in May; daily highs in Paris reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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London, United Kingdom

London ©

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, don't miss a visit to Big Ben, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the London trip tool.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Keukenhof (in Lisse) and Haarlem (Grote Markt & Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo)). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Amsterdam online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Keukenhof ©
Keukenhof
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Petrin Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral, take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, then get to know the fascinating history of Staromestske namesti, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Spanish Synagogue. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, take a stroll through Lesser Town, and then take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

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

Getting from Amsterdam to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Prague Astronomical Clock ©
Prague Astronomical Clock

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Vienna, Austria

Vienna ©

City of Dreams

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: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of Hundertwasserhaus, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Vienna online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In May, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay May 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

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Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©

Pearl of the Danube

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.
On the 23rd (Mon), snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, and then contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Budapest visit planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Find places to stay May 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©

Queen of Cities

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Sultan Ahmed Mosque, then contemplate the long history of Hagia Sophia Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Galata Tower, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Suleymaniye Cami , and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Kapali Carsi.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Istanbul journey builder app.

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. In May, daily temperatures in Istanbul can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Find places to stay May 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Chora Museum ©
Chora Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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