29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  22​h
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
train:  8​h 30​min
5
Chur, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  5​h 30​min
6
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
8
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Perth, Australia

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Lycabettus. Visit Acropolis of Athens and Temple of Olympian Zeus for their historical value. Get a sense of the local culture at Acropolis Museum and National Archaeological Museum. Step out of Athens to go to Sounio and see Temple of Poseidon, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Plaka, explore the ancient world of Theater of Dionysus, appreciate the history behind Erechtheion, and contemplate the long history of Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Athens online trip itinerary builder .

Perth, Australia to Athens is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Perth in October since evenings lows in Athens dip to 18°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Temple of Poseidon
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Temple of Olympian Zeus ©
Temple of Olympian Zeus

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Vatican Museums and Pantheon. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and delve into the mystery of Catacombe di San Callisto.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rome trip itinerary maker .

Fly from Athens to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in October, Rome is slightly colder at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Venice, Italy

Venice ©
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.
On the 12th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, then take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Venice trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Rome in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Venice: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

1
night
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
On the 13th (Wed), step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Milan trip builder tool .

Getting from Venice to Milan by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off toChur.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

1
night
Chur, Switzerland

Chur
Chur or Coire is the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of Grisons and lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Chur trip builder site .

Drive from Milan to Chur in 3 hours. On the 15th (Fri), you're off toParis.

Things to do in Chur

Outdoors Parks Nature
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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.
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Eiffel Tower are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Arc de Triomphe and Cemiterio de Pere-Lachaise will appeal to history buffs. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, step off the mainland to explore Île de la Cité, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, and get to know the fascinating history of Champs-Elysees.

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Explore your travel options from Chur to Paris with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

4
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 a sense of the local culture at Buckingham Palace and Tower of London. Get some historical perspective at Westminster Abbey and Houses of Parliament. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, take in the views from Tower Bridge, and brush up on your military savvy at Churchill War Rooms.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read London itinerary builder tool .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

5
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Popular historic sites such as Edinburgh Castle and Calton Hill are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Palace of Holyroodhouse and St Giles' Cathedral. Change things up with a short trip to Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (about 1h 45 min away). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, get a new perspective on nature at National Museum of Scotland, and see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Edinburgh is slightly colder than London - with highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Calton Hill ©
Calton Hill

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol and Guinness Storehouse. Saint Patrick's Cathedral and Dublin Castle will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Dublin with an excursion to Malahide Castle in Malahide--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: make a trip to Temple Bar, steep yourself in history at Trinity College Dublin, admire the landmark architecture of St. Michan's Church, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Ireland - Archaeology.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Dublin trip builder website .

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. October in Dublin sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Malahide Castle
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Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Saint Patrick's Cathedral ©
Saint Patrick's Cathedral

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