44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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44 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
+2
Fly + bus + train:  26​h
1
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
train:  1​h
2
Glasgow, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Berlin, Germany
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
10
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Adelaide, Australia

2
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): engage your brain at Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, then make a trip to The Royal Mile, and then step into the grandiose world of Edinburgh Castle. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of Royal Yacht Britannia, explore the different monuments and memorials at Greyfriars Kirk, and then explore the striking landscape at Arthur's Seat.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Edinburgh online holiday builder .

Adelaide, Australia to Edinburgh is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and train. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Glasgow.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions ©
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
The Royal Mile ©
The Royal Mile

3
nights
Glasgow, United Kingdom

Glasgow ©
Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow is known for its cultural heritage and the friendliness of its people.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glasgow Tigers Speedway and Glasgow Science Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Glasgow: Stirling Castle (in Stirling) and Falkirk Wheel (in Falkirk). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, examine the collection at The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel, steep yourself in history at The Mackintosh House, and wander the streets of Buchanan Street.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glasgow planner .

Getting from Edinburgh to Glasgow by train takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in August, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Glasgow

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Stirling Castle, Falkirk Wheel
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Glasgow Science Centre ©
Glasgow Science Centre
Glasgow Tigers Speedway ©
Glasgow Tigers Speedway
Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum ©

2
nights
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 3rd (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, then ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, and finally meet the residents at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin. Keep things going the next day: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Berlin road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Glasgow to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Berlin

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours
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Zoo Berlin ©
Zoo Berlin
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin ©
AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Palace of Versailles (in Versailles) and Disneyland Paris (in Marne-la-Vallee). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Berlin to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Paris, Palace of Versailles
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Disneyland Paris ©
Disneyland Paris
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Halaszbastya and Szechenyi Chain Bridge. And it doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the natural beauty of Palatinus Strandfürdő, get to know the resident critters at Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Janoshegy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. September in Budapest sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Palatinus Strandfürdő ©
Palatinus Strandfürdő
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Budapest Zoo & Botanical Garden

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, then explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, then explore the galleries of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary maker site .

Fly from Budapest to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in September; daily highs in Venice reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Kids will enjoy Acropolis of Athens and Acropolis Museum. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Plaka, admire the masterpieces at Benaki Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at National Garden, and delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Athens trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Athens takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Venice to Athens is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Venice in September, with highs in Athens at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Colosseum and Palatine Hill. The adventure continues: make a trip to Trevi Fountain, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rome holiday site .

Traveling by flight from Athens to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Rome, with lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
nights
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Attractions like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Mila - La Pedrera make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Barcelona to go to Salou and see PortAventura, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll around Parc Guell, make a trip to Las Ramblas, kick back and relax at Playa de La Barceloneta, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip app .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

PortAventura
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Mila - La Pedrera ©
Casa Mila - La Pedrera

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Bring the kids along to Lisbon Oceanarium and Belém Tower. Step out of Lisbon to go to Sintra and see Quinta da Regaleira, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, make a trip to Elevador de Santa Justa, steep yourself in history at Castelo de S. Jorge, and pause for some photo ops at Padrao dos Descobrimentos.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Western European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Lisbon are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Lisbon

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Jardim Zoologico ©
Jardim Zoologico

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Vasa Museum and Skansen will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Royal Palace, explore the world behind art at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, take an in-depth tour of Nordiska museet, and see the interesting displays at Royal Armory.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Stockholm online vacation planner .

You can fly from Lisbon to Stockholm in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Stockholm. In September, Stockholm is slightly colder than Lisbon - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Junibacken ©
Junibacken

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Bring the kids along to Tivoli Gardens and The Little Mermaid (Den Lille Havfrue). The adventure continues: take a stroll through Nyhavn, make a trip to Stroeget, enjoy breathtaking views from Rundetarn, and explore the historical opulence of Kastellet.

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

Fly from Stockholm to Copenhagen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Copenhagen when traveling from Stockholm in October, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens
Rundetarn ©
Rundetarn
Nyhavn ©
Nyhavn

3
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 Prague Zoo and Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, and pause for some serene contemplation at Katedrala Svateho Vita.

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Getting from Copenhagen to Prague by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in October, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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Prague Zoo ©
Prague Zoo
Petrinska rozhledna ©
Petrinska rozhledna

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