34 days in Europe Itinerary

34 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Armidale, Australia
Fly:  30 h
1
Athens, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
3
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
6
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
8
York, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
9
Llandudno, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Taxi + Ferry:  3 h 15 min
10
Dublin, Ireland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
11
Galway, Ireland
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Armidale, Australia

4
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Head to Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre and Old Orient Jewelryfor plenty of shopping. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Hephaestus and Erechtheion. There's lots more to do: visit Plaka, get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum, delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, and wander the streets of Monastiraki.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Athens trip itinerary builder tool.

Armidale, Australia to Athens is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Armidale to Athens due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre
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Temple of Hephaestus ©
Temple of Hephaestus
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Funivia del Gran Sasso D'Italia and Colle del Gianicolo. Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls and Trastevere are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Rome: Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa (in L'Aquila) and Campo Imperatore (in Assergi). Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, take a stroll through Via Condotti, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Borghese, and examine the collection at Stanze di Raffaello.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Rome online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Athens to Rome in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Athens in February, Rome is a bit cooler at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Vatican City, Assergi, Basilica di Santa Maria di Collemaggio e Porta Santa
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Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls ©
Abbey of St. Paul Outside the Walls
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do your shopping at Mercato Centrale and Ottino. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Campanile di Giotto and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Palazzo Strozzi, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Opera of Saint Maria of Fiore.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Florence using our trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Florence are 14°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Nice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Palazzo Strozzi ©
Palazzo Strozzi
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Get some cultural insight at Vieille Ville and Musée Marc Chagall. Explore hidden gems such as Cathedrale Saint-Nicolas a Nice and Basilique Notre-Dame de Nice. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Avenue Jean Medecin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Monastère de Cimiez, see the interesting displays at Musee Matisse, and steep yourself in history at Palais Lascaris.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Nice online visit planner.

You can drive from Florence to Nice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Nice are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Nice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Eiffel Tower and Louvre Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Ile Saint-Louis and Île de la Cité. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Le Marais, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, explore the world behind art at Musee Jacquemart-Andre, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Montmartre.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Paris day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Nice to Paris takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Nice in February, expect Paris to be little chillier, temps between 9°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like North Laine and Westminster. Head to Gustamps and The Lanesfor plenty of shopping. When in London, make a side trip to see Brighton Museum and Art Gallery in Brighton, approximately Brighton away. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, admire the striking features of Houses of Parliament, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, and examine the collection at Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the London journey maker tool.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In February, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Brighton and Hove
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Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Westminster ©
Westminster
North Laine ©
North Laine

3
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Get some cultural insight at Surgeons' Hall Museums and Scottish National Portrait Gallery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Edinburgh Gin Distillery and Greyfriars Kirkyard. There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, explore the galleries of The Red Door Gallery, see the interesting displays at Royal Yacht Britannia, and pick up some new knowledge with Lessons & Workshops.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edinburgh trip planner.

Traveling by flight from London to Edinburgh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Edinburgh are 7°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can take a train to York.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums
Scottish National Portrait Gallery ©
Scottish National Portrait Gallery

1
night
York, United Kingdom

York ©
Situated on the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss, York has witnessed an abundance of major political events throughout its two millennia of existence.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): look for gifts at The Shop That Must Not Be Named, take a stroll through York Shambles, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Holy Trinity Church, admire the landmark architecture of Merchant Adventurers' Hall, thenlearn about all things military at The York Army Museum, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at York Brewery.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read York trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edinburgh to York takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In February, daily temperatures in York can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Llandudno.

Things to do in York

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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National Railway Museum ©
National Railway Museum
York Shambles ©
York Shambles
Holy Trinity Church ©
Holy Trinity Church

1
night
Llandudno, United Kingdom

Llandudno ©
Llandudno is a seaside resort, town and community in Conwy County Borough, Wales, located on the Creuddyn peninsula, which protrudes into the Irish Sea. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): kick back and relax at Llanfairfechan Beach, thenstroll through West Shore Beach, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Tudnos Church, and finally stop by Mostyn Street.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Llandudno day trip website.

Traveling by car from York to Llandudno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. February in Llandudno sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Llandudno

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Llanfairfechan Beach
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Llanfairfechan Beach ©
Llanfairfechan Beach
West Shore Beach ©
West Shore Beach
Mostyn Street ©
Mostyn Street

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Portmarnock Beach and Wicklow Mountains National Park. For shopping fun, head to Grafton Street or Carrolls Irish Gifts. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Temple Bar, see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, view the masterpieces at Gallery of Photography, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dublin route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and ferry from Llandudno to Dublin in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in February, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Galway.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Wicklow Mountains National Park, Portmarnock Beach
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14 Henrietta Street ©
14 Henrietta Street
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

1
night
Galway, Ireland

Galway ©
A major hub for visitors exploring Ireland's western regions, Galway serves as a city of art and culture, renowned for its vibrant lifestyle and numerous festivals.
On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Legend of the Claddagh Ring, stop by Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Salthill Beaches, and finally stroll around Eyre Square.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Galway online attractions planner.

You can drive from Dublin to Galway in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Galway

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Salthill Beaches ©
Salthill Beaches
The Legend of the Claddagh Ring ©
The Legend of the Claddagh Ring
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold ©
Thomas Dillon's Claddagh Gold

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