45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  29​h
1
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
2
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
3
Vienna, Austria
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Salzburg, Austria
— 5 nights
5
Bled, Slovenia
— 3 nights
6
Zagreb, Croatia
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Pula, Croatia
— 5 nights
8
Split, Croatia
— 7 nights
9
Belgrade, Serbia
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Sydney, Australia

2
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Grgur Ninski Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bene Beach, and then choose your vessel at Fair Wind Yacht Charter.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Split trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Split is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central European Time is minus 9 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Split hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Grgur Ninski Statue ©
Grgur Ninski Statue

5
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Devil's Channel and Petrin Tower (Rozhledna). Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town Square and Prague Castle. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Old Town (Stare Mesto), stop by TONAK Flagship Store, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Spanish Synagogue, and browse the fresh offerings at Farmers' Market Farmářské tržiště.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Prague trip app .

You can fly from Split to Prague in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Split in September, with highs in Prague at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Shopping Wildlife Parks
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Spanish Synagogue ©
Spanish Synagogue

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Schönbrunn Zoo and Naturpark Sparbach. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Vienna Naschmarkt and Prater. Venture out of the city with trips to Johannesbachklamm (in Wurflach) and Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke (in Apetlon). And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Schönbrunn Palace, admire the landmark architecture of St. Stephen's Cathedral, make a trip to Ringstrasse, and see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Vienna itinerary planner.

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Vienna are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Vogelschutzgebiet Lange Lacke, Johannesbachklamm, Naturpark Sparbach
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

5
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Relax by the water at Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area and Badestrand Hallstatt. Head to Alte furst-erzbischofliche Hofapotheke and Sporer Likör- & Punschmanufakturfor plenty of shopping. Explore Salzburg's surroundings by going to Liechtensteinklamm (in St Johann im Pongau), Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee (in Perwang am Grabensee) and Schmittenhohe (in Zell am See). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Salzburg Cathedral (Dom), explore the historical opulence of Schloss Hellbrunn, see the interesting displays at House of nature, and shop like a local with Getreidegasse.

Plan trip to Salzburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. September in Salzburg sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bled.

Things to do in Salzburg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Obertraun Bathing Area/Lakeside Recreation Area, Badestrand Hallstatt, Liechtensteinklamm, Schmittenhohe, Strandbad Perwang am Grabensee
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Fortress Hohensalzburg ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg
Schmittenhohe ©
Schmittenhohe
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

3
nights
Bled, Slovenia

The most popular resort in Slovenia, Bled is marked by its iconic church steeple and medieval castle on glacial Lake Bled.
Visit Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) and St. Martin's Parish Church for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vintgar Gorge (Soteska Vintgar) and Parasailing & Paragliding. When in Bled, make a side trip to see Štanjel Castle in Stanjel, approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 27th (Thu) exploring at Lake Bled. It doesn't end there: look for gifts at Galerija Mikame.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bled trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Salzburg to Bled takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. September in Bled sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bled

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Štanjel Castle, Qlandia Nova Gorica
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Vintgar Gorge ©
Vintgar Gorge
Lake Bled ©
Lake Bled

6
nights
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Escape the urban bustle at Jarun Lake and Medvednica. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Upper Town (Gornji Grad) and St. Mark's Church. There's lots more to do: stop by VINOTEKA VINTESA, see the interesting displays at Museum of Broken Relationships, kick back and relax at Recreational Sports Center Jarun, and savor the flavors at Dolac Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zagreb trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Bled to Zagreb in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. September in Zagreb sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Pula.

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Upper Town (Gornji Grad) ©
Upper Town (Gornji Grad)
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
Mirogoj Cemetery ©
Mirogoj Cemetery

5
nights
Pula, Croatia

Pula ©
It's the mild climate and calm seas of Pula that draw visitors to the southernmost point of the Istrian peninsula, but the city's ample Roman architecture is a key reason they stay.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Kap Kamenjak and Kamenjak National Park. Get some historical perspective at Porec Old Town and Euphrasius Basilica. Change things up with these side-trips from Pula: Round Tower (in Porec) and Rovinj (Main Street, Saint Euphemia Cathedral, & more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pula Arena, relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Extra Virgin Olive Oil, look for gifts at Stella Beer 2 Go, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery and Church of St. Francis.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Pula trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Pula takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Zagreb in October, Pula is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Split.

Things to do in Pula

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Rovinj, Porec, Premantura, Stella beer 2 Go, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Church of St. Euphemia ©
Church of St. Euphemia
Old Town ©
Old Town
Kamenjak National Park ©
Kamenjak National Park

7
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Explore hidden gems such as Dubovica and Marjan. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Diocletian's Palace and Cathedral and Bell Tower of St. Domnius. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Split: Franciscan Monastery (in Hvar), Omis (Fortress Starigrad (Fortica), River Cetina, & more) and Primosten (Velika Raduca beach & Hilltop 15th Century Church of St. George in Old Town Primosten). See some other sides of Split: steep yourself in history at Old Split, look for gifts at Nadalina cokolada, browse the different shops at Mall of Split, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Split trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Pula to Split takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pula in October: high temperatures in Split hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Belgrade.

Things to do in Split

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Omis, Hvar, Primosten
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Riva Harbor ©
Riva Harbor
Old Split ©
Old Split
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace

3
nights
Belgrade, Serbia

The capital and largest city of Serbia, cosmopolitan Belgrade sits on the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers.
Get some cultural insight at Knez Mihailova and Ružica. Take a break from the city and head to Lido Beach and National Park Tara. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at The Belgrade Fortress, admire the landmark architecture of Crkva Svetog Marka, don't miss a visit to Skadarlija, and take a stroll around Trg Republike.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Belgrade trip website .

Getting from Split to Belgrade by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Split in October: high temperatures in Belgrade hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Belgrade

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

National Park Tara
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Room Escape Games
Skadarlija ©
Skadarlija
National Park Tara ©
National Park Tara

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