29 days in Europe Itinerary

29 days in Europe Itinerary

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29 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
3
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 15 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

2
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese, take an in-depth tour of Musei Capitolini, and steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Rome travel route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Rome is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rome is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in January, plan for cooler days in Rome, with highs around 15°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jan 20 — 23:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Las Ramblas, stroll around Parc Guell, and pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral.

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

Getting from Rome to Barcelona by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Barcelona can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Jan 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
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). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Lisbon Oceanarium, wander the streets of Alfama, and explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge.

To find reviews and tourist information, read our Lisbon online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, stroll around Hyde Park, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the London holiday builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in January, things will get little chillier in London: highs are around 9°C and lows about 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 29 — Feb 1:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Houses of Parliament ©
Houses of Parliament
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Eiffel Tower, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, and explore the galleries of Louvre Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Paris travel planner .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In February in Paris, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, see the interesting displays at NaFilM: National film museum, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Prague trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Paris to Prague by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Paris in February; daily highs in Prague reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
NaFilM: National film museum ©
NaFilM: National film museum
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Schonbrunn Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Vienna online attractions planner .

You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in February, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dohány Street Synagogue, and pause for some photo ops at Hősök tere.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Budapest trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Feb 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the masterpieces at Istanbul Modern, wander the streets of Ortakoy, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul visit planner.

Fly from Budapest to Istanbul in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Budapest in February; daily highs in Istanbul reach 11°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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