46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Europe trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

46 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly + train:  26​h
1
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
train + subway:  3​h
8
Ravello, Italy
— 4 nights
+2
bus + train + Fly:  8​h
9
Vienna, Austria
— 2 nights
10
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
12
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
14
Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Russian Museum. Visit Savior on the Spilled Blood and The Great Mosque of St. Petersburg for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The State Hermitage Museum, take an in-depth tour of Peter and Paul Fortress (Petropavlovskaya Krepost), contemplate the long history of Palace Square (Dvortsovaya Ploshchad), and see the interesting displays at The Anna Akhmatova Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the St. Petersburg route app .

Brisbane, Australia to St. Petersburg is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to St. Petersburg is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in St. Petersburg, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Royal Palace and Skansen. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stockholm Old Town and Riddarholm Church (Riddarholmskyrkan). There's much more to do: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm, examine the collection at ABBA The Museum, and brush up on your military savvy at Royal Armory.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from St. Petersburg to Stockholm takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone changes from Moscow Standard Time to Central European Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In August, daytime highs in Stockholm are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Skansen ©
Skansen
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

3
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.
Let the collections at Kilmainham Gaol and Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum capture your imagination. Visit Guinness Storehouse and Saint Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle, examine the collection at Dublin Writers Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michan's Church, and contemplate the long history of Trinity College Dublin.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin visit planning website .

Getting from Stockholm to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Stockholm to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Dublin are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Dublin Castle ©
Dublin Castle

3
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.
Let the collections at Westminster Abbey and Natural History Museum capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Buckingham Palace and Banqueting House are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, learn about all things military at Churchill War Rooms, take an in-depth tour of The British Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our London day trip tool .

Getting from Dublin to London by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in August: highs in London hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Eiffel Tower. Musee d'Orsay and The Paris Catacombs are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, head off the coast to Île de la Cité, get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Paris trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 29 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Popular historic sites such as Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and The Baptistery of St. John are in your itinerary. Academy Of Florence Art Gallery and Pitti Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, and admire the landmark architecture of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Paris to Florence takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in September: high temperatures in Florence hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Palatine Hill and Piazza Navona are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Stabilimento Balneare le Palme and V Lounge Beach Club. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, stroll the grounds of Catacombe di San Callisto, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Rome visit planning tool .

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Rome are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Ravello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

4
nights
Ravello, Italy

Ravello ©
Appreciate the collections at Ceramiche Cosmolena di Margherita di Palma and Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela. We've included these beaches for you: Spiaggia di castiglione and Fornillo. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Vigne di Raito (in Vietri sul Mare) and Positano (Kayaking & Canoeing & Bagni d'Arienzo Beach Club, Positano).

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

You can do a combination of train and subway from Rome to Ravello in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Ravello, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Ravello

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Positano, Lido Capo di Conca, Duomo di Sant'Andrea, Le Vigne di Raito
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Spiaggia di castiglione ©
Spiaggia di castiglione

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. Get in touch with nature at Donauinsel and Kahlenberg. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of St. Virgil, contemplate the long history of Historic Center of Vienna, and examine the collection at Imperial Palace (Hofburg).

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Vienna online trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus, train, and flight from Ravello to Vienna in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ravello in September, expect Vienna to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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 Dohány Street Synagogue will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Halaszbastya and Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the historical opulence of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), witness a stunning natural landmark at Palatinus Strandfürdő, and steep yourself in history at Liberty Statue.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest journey planner .

You can take a train from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Nature Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

2
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.
Topkapi Palace and Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kariye Museum (The Chora Church) and Rumeli Fortress. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, steep yourself in history at Galata Tower, and admire the landmark architecture of Mihrimah Sultan Camii.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Istanbul vacation app .

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern European Time is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Istanbul when traveling from Budapest in September, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

3
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 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Squero di San Trovaso, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Santa Maria dei Miracoli. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Venice trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Istanbul to Venice in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Venice due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Istanbul in September, plan for little chillier nights in Venice, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then stroll around Parc Guell, and finally appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Barceloneta Beach, take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, then view the masterpieces at Galeria La Lesia, and finally pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Barcelona road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
On the 27th (Sun), explore the world behind art at National Archaeological Museum, take a stroll through Plaka, and then take an in-depth tour of Acropolis Museum. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Temple of Olympian Zeus, enjoy the sand and surf at Voula Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Athens trip itinerary app .

Fly from Barcelona to Athens in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
National Archaeological Museum ©
National Archaeological Museum

Similar Plans

50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, teens, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 51 days in Europe BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 49 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, relaxing, beaches, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 47 days in Europe BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 49 days in Europe BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in Europe BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans