41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
train:  2​h
2
Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 3 nights
4
Strasbourg, France
— 3 nights
5
Basel, Switzerland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Milan, Italy
— 4 nights
train:  3​h
7
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
9
Treviso, Italy
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  11​h 30​min
10
Amsterdam, Holland
— 5 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Perth, Australia

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Let the collections at Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum capture your imagination. Explore hidden gems such as Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee and Bussloo. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, stop by De Kaaskamer, wander the streets of Red Light District, and contemplate the long history of Begijnhof.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip builder app .

Perth, Australia to Amsterdam is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Amsterdam. Traveling from Perth in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Amsterdam: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Brussels.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bussloo, Strand Bloemendaal Aan Zee
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
MIM - Musical Instruments Museum and Atomium will appeal to museum buffs. Explore hidden gems such as Arboretum Wespelaar and Grand Place. Change things up with a short trip to Memorial 1815 in Braine-l'Alleud (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Grand Place, examine the collection at Maison d'Erasme, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, and stop by Pierre Marcolini.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Brussels trip planning site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Brussels by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to drive to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Grand Place, Memorial Waterloo 1815, Arboretum Wespelaar
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Memorial Waterloo 1815 ©
Memorial Waterloo 1815
Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Atomium ©
Atomium

3
nights
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

Luxembourg City
While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Get outdoors at Haff Reimech and Casemates du Bock. Discover out-of-the-way places like The Family of Man and Shopping Center la Belle Etoile. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luxembourg City: Chateau Esch-sur-Sure (in Esch-sur-Sure) and Bourscheid Castle (in Bourscheid). There's more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame Cathedral (Cathedrale Notre Dame) and buy something for everyone on your list at City Concorde.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Luxembourg City trip builder tool .

You can drive from Brussels to Luxembourg City in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Strasbourg.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bertrange, The Family of Man, Chateau Esch-sur-Sure, Haff Reimech, Bourscheid Castle
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Shopping Center la Belle Etoile
Shopping Center la Belle Etoile
Casemates du Bock ©
Casemates du Bock

3
nights
Strasbourg, France

Strasbourg ©
Strasbourg is famous for its beautiful historical center, the Grande Île, which was the first city center classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg and Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Montagnes des Lamas and Cristal Lehrer Bruno. Change things up with these side-trips from Strasbourg: Feerie de Noel (in Riquewihr), Observatoire de Merelle (in Gerardmer) and Vin d'Alsace HORCHER (in Mittelwihr).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Strasbourg itinerary planner .

Drive from Luxembourg City to Strasbourg in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Strasbourg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Basel.

Things to do in Strasbourg

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Vin d'Alsace HORCHER, Cristal Lehrer Bruno, Feerie de Noel, Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach, La Montagnes des Lamas
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Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg ©
Château du Haut-Kœnigsbourg
Les Fortifications de Neuf-Brisach ©
La Montagnes des Lamas ©
La Montagnes des Lamas

5
nights
Basel, Switzerland

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seebad Eich and Papiliorama. Get a sense of the local culture at Old Town (Altstadt) and Fondation Beyeler. Change things up with these side-trips from Basel: The Nine Towers (in Lucerne) and Zurich (Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen & Grossmunster). There's more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Elisabethenkirche and see the interesting displays at Jean Tinguely Museum.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Basel sightseeing app .

You can take a train from Strasbourg to Basel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Basel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Milan.

Things to do in Basel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Zurich, Papiliorama, Seebad Eich, The Nine Towers, Fondation Beyeler
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Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Grossmunster ©
Grossmunster

4
nights
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Castello Sforzesco and Museo di Santa Giulia. Visit Duomo di Milano and Piazza del Duomo for their historical value. Explore Milan's surroundings by going to Riserva Naturale Val di Mello (in Val Masino) and Spiaggia di Onno (in Oliveto Lario). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Milan holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Basel to Milan takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Basel in August: high temperatures in Milan hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Milan

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Museo di Santa Giulia, Riserva Naturale Val di Mello, Spiaggia di Onno
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Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

4
nights
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco and Castello Doria. Get a sense of the local culture at Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro and Chiesa di San Lorenzo. Step out of Cinque Terre to go to Lerici and see La Baia Blu, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: get into the urban bustle at Vernazza, hike along Trail 531 Riomaggiore to Manarola, stroll through Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza, and don't miss a visit to Borgo Antico.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cinque Terre vacation planning app .

You can take a train from Milan to Cinque Terre in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Baia Blu, Centro Storico del Paese di Tellaro
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Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza
La Baia Blu ©
La Baia Blu

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Galleria dell'Accademia and Piazzale Michelangelo. Visiting Castello di Verrazzano and Easy Living - Spiaggia sull'Arno will get you outdoors. Step out of Florence with an excursion to Comune Di Certaldo in Certaldo--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, admire the striking features of Basilica San Miniato al Monte, and contemplate the long history of The Baptistery of St. John.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence holiday maker site .

Getting from Cinque Terre to Florence by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train. August in Florence sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Treviso.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Castello di Verrazzano, Comune Di Certaldo
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

3
nights
Treviso, Italy

Treviso ©
The northern Italy medieval city of Treviso is known worldwide as the home of the Italian dessert tiramisu.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get some fabulous bargains at Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Scrovegni Chapel, and then take in the pleasant sights at La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sea views from Il Faro di Bibione and then enjoy the sand and surf at La spiaggia di Pluto.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Treviso trip maker app .

You can take a train from Florence to Treviso in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Treviso

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Padua, Bibione, Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet - McArthurGlen, La Cinta Muraria - Camminamento di Ronda
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Scrovegni Chapel ©
Scrovegni Chapel
Basilica di Sant’Antonio ©
Basilica di Sant’Antonio

5
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Shop till you drop at Leidseplein and Flower Market / Bloemenmarkt. Appreciate the collections at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) and Madame Tussauds Amsterdam. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: Marken (in Marken) and Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem). Explore Amsterdam further: stroll through ARTIS, examine the collection at Micropia, take a stroll through Brouwersgracht, and sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Treviso to Amsterdam. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Treviso in August: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Marken, Frans Hals Museum
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Micropia ©
Micropia
Portuguese Synagogue ©
Portuguese Synagogue

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