42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 4 nights
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 2 nights
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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London, United Kingdom
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Paris, France — 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Paris with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles, about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, visit Montmartre, and admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Paris is an approximately 3.5-hour train ride. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Paris, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.
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Find places to stay Jun 20 — 23:

Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 nights

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Go for a jaunt from Amsterdam to Haarlem to see Grote Markt about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Begijnhof, browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and get engrossed in the history at Anne Frank House.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam itinerary planning website.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Amsterdam: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to fly to Copenhagen.
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Find places to stay Jun 23 — 26:

Copenhagen, Denmark — 4 nights

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for sightseeing, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Rosenborg Castle, wander the streets of Stroeget, admire the natural beauty at Tivoli Gardens, and admire all the interesting features of National Museum of Denmark.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Copenhagen trip planning website.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.
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Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Stockholm, Sweden — 4 nights

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, take a stroll through Sodermalm, take in nature's colorful creations at Millesgarden, and examine the collection at Skansen.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Stockholm trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to St. Petersburg.
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Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 4:

St. Petersburg, Russia — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Palace Square, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Savior on Spilled Blood, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Isaac's Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Russian Museum and then explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the St. Petersburg trip itinerary 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 car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Moscow Standard Time (MSK) is 2 hours. In July in St. Petersburg, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Prague.
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Prague, Czech Republic — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, enjoy breathtaking views from Petrin Tower, and take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Prague trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Prague takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from St. Petersburg to Prague, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from St. Petersburg in July, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 9:

Athens, Greece — 3 nights

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for museums, historic sites, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Athens online holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in July; daily highs in Athens reach 38°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can fly to Rome.
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Find places to stay Jul 9 — 12:

Rome, Italy — 3 nights

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and stop by Trastevere.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Rome trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rome. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Athens in July since evenings lows in Rome dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.
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Find places to stay Jul 12 — 15:

Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 16th (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at The Boboli Gardens, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and finally admire the striking features of The Baptistery of St. John. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of Santa Croce, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Campanile di Giotto.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Florence visit planner.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Rome in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Florence. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Barcelona.
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Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

Barcelona, Spain — 3 nights

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 sightseeing, parks, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, shop like a local with La Boqueria, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, and walk around Parc Guell.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Florence to Barcelona in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Florence in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can fly to Lisbon.
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Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:

Lisbon, Portugal — 3 nights

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra (about 36 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), and explore the world behind art at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Lisbon day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Barcelona in July, Lisbon is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Dublin.
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Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:

Dublin, Ireland — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Guinness Storehouse, sample the fine beverages at Jameson Distillery Bow St., take a stroll through Temple Bar, and walk around Phoenix Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Lisbon to Dublin in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Lisbon in July: high temperatures in Dublin hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to fly to London.
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Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:

London, United Kingdom — 4 nights

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, examine the collection at The British Museum, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our London online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.
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Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31: