46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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46 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train + subway:  3​h
6
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
bus + train:  5​h
7
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney, Australia

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Historic Areas of Istanbul and Suleymaniye Cami . Sultan Ahmed Mosque and Basilica Cistern are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), appreciate the extensive heritage of Sultanahmet District, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and steep yourself in history at Galata Tower.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Istanbul trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 7 hours. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Istanbul, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Historic Areas of Istanbul ©
Historic Areas of Istanbul
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District

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.
Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Halaszbastya and Hősök tere are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Shoes on the Danube, and explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Budapest trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Budapest, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Melk Abbey and MuseumsQuartier Wien. Get some historical perspective at Schonbrunner Gardens and St. Stephen's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, don't miss a visit to Ringstrasse, and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip itinerary site .

You can take a train from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Vienna, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Melk Abbey
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Melk Abbey ©
Melk Abbey

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take a stroll through StaromEstske namEsti, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Katedrala Svateho Vita, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Vrtba Garden. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Prasna brana, snap pictures at Charles Bridge, admire the striking features of Prague Astronomical Clock, then stroll the grounds of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and finally wander the streets of Lesser Town.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Prague day trip app .

Getting from Vienna to Prague by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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.
Popular historic sites such as Duomo di Orvieto and St. Peter's Basilica are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and Villa d'Este. Step out of Rome to go to Tivoli and see Villa Adriana, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto, don't miss a visit to Trevi Fountain, and admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Prague to Rome in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Prague in July, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli, Duomo di Orvieto
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Get some cultural insight at Le Vigne di Raito and Duomo di Ravello. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Villa Cimbrone Gardens and Duomo di Sant'Andrea. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Fornillo & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano) and Marina di Praia Beach (in Praiano).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ravello tour website .

Traveling by combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Rome, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Ravello, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Ravello

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Amalfi, Positano, Marina di Praia Beach, Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Lido Capo di Conca
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Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Lido di Ravello ©
Lido di Ravello

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Duomo di Pisa and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Gallerie Degli Uffizi. Get out of town with these interesting Florence side-trips: Siena (Piazza del Campo, Duomo di Siena, & more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to The Baptistery of St. John, examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Florence tour planner .

Getting from Ravello to Florence by combination of bus and train takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect slightly colder evenings in Florence when traveling from Ravello in August, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Duomo di Siena ©
Duomo di Siena
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some cultural insight at Batalha Monastery and Capela dos Ossos. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lisbon: Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros, Park and National Palace of Pena, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the striking features of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica da Estrela, admire the local landmark of Rossio Square, and step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Florence to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Florence to Lisbon. In August in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sintra, Basilica de Nossa Senhora do Rosario de Fatima, Capela dos Ossos, Batalha Monastery
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Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira

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 some historical perspective at Palace of Versailles and Eiffel Tower. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and The Paris Catacombs. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, take a stroll through Le Marais, and don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris route app .

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in August: high temperatures in Paris hover around 29°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kilkenny Castle and Kilmainham Gaol. Your inner history buff will appreciate Guinness Storehouse and Dublin Castle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dublin: St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower (in Kilkenny), Ferns Castle (in Ferns) and Curracloe Beach (in Curracloe). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Dublin Writers Museum, take a stroll through Temple Bar, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral.

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You can fly from Paris to Dublin in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Paris to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Paris in August: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kilkenny, Ferns Castle, Curracloe Beach
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle

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nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Palace and Skansen. Get some historical perspective at Stockholm Old Town and Monteliusvagen. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, take an in-depth tour of Nordiska museet, take in the spiritual surroundings of Tyska Kyrkan (Old German Church), and contemplate the long history of Storkyrkan.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Stockholm trip builder site .

You can fly from Dublin to Stockholm in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dublin to Stockholm, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Stockholm sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Nature
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen

4
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas and Grand Choral Synagogue will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Savior on the Spilled Blood. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, steep yourself in history at Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), pause for some photo ops at Bronze Horseman, Monument To Peter I, and examine the collection at Russian Museum.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to St. Petersburg takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in St. Petersburg can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
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Palace Square
Palace Square
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas ©
Naval Cathedral of St. Nicholas
Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood ©

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