45 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

45 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

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45 days in Western Europe & Prague Itinerary

Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly:  28 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
3
Bruges, Belgium
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Train:  4 h 30 min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
train:  4 h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
train:  7 h 30 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

7
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Natural History Museum, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Coca-Cola London Eye, and other attractions. Get a sense of the local culture at Churchill War Rooms and Buckingham Palace. Popular historic sites such as Westminster Abbey and The Monument to the Great Fire of London are in your itinerary. It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral and enjoy some music at South Bank.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip builder .

Christchurch, New Zealand to London is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Christchurch to London is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Christchurch in April, expect London to be slightly colder, temps between 15°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the train ride to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Stonehenge, Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter
Find places to stay Apr 7 — 14:
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Stonehenge ©
Stonehenge
Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Paris Catacombs, Disneyland Paris and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Head to Champs-Elysees and Saint Germain des Pres Quarterfor some retail therapy. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, wander the streets of Montmartre, step off the mainland to explore Ile Saint-Louis, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. In April in Paris, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bruges.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Theme Parks

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Bruges, Belgium

Bruges ©
The medieval town of Bruges centers around a canal, and the architecture of its historical district has made it a World Heritage Site.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Jan Breydel and Pieter de Coninck Monument, make a trip to The Markt, examine the collection at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Savior Cathedral (Sint-Salvatorskathedraal). Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from St Bonifacius Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Our Lady Bruges, stop by The Bottle Shop, then admire the landmark architecture of Sint-Janshuismolen, then contemplate the long history of The Jerusalem Chapel & Adornes Domain, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sint-Walburgakerk.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bruges trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Paris to Bruges in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In April in Bruges, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Bruges

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Basilica of the Holy Blood ©
Basilica of the Holy Blood
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum ©
Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum
The Markt ©
The Markt

5
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've now added Keukenhof to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Anne Frank House and World Heritage Kinderdijk are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Zaanse Schans and The Jordaan. When in Amsterdam, make a side trip to see The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery in The Hague, approximately 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, explore the activities along Herengracht, examine the collection at Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets, and engage your brain at Body Worlds.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip maker website .

Drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. On the 26th (Mon), you're off toBerlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, World Heritage Kinderdijk, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery, Keukenhof
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 26:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
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.
You've added The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Topography of Terror, Brandenburg Gate, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen and Weisser See. Pergamonmuseum and Mitte are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Potsdamer Platz and explore the wide array of goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe).

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip website .

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Find places to stay Apr 26 — 30:
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Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Memorial and Museum Sachsenhausen
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles Bridge, St. Vitus Cathedral and Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at Staromestske namesti and Lesser Town. Visit Prague Castle and Lobkowicz Palace for their historical value. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Prague tour app .

You can drive from Berlin to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
Rathausplatz has been added to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Historic Center of Vienna and Peterskirche. Let the collections at Belvedere Palace and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien capture your imagination. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the galleries of Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The Hofburg.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Vienna road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Vienna takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace

4
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.
You've now added Canal Grande to your itinerary. Visit Doge's Palace and Piazza San Marco for their historical value. Appreciate the collections at Gallerie dell'Accademia and Museo Correr. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Cannaregio, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, and make a trip to Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Venice online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piazza Venezia as well as Roman Forum. Colosseum and Pantheon will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Cupola di San Pietro. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rome online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Venice to Rome takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay May 11 — 15:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Casa Vicens and Museu d'Història de Barcelona MUHBA will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from Barcelona with a short trip to Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt in Santa Coloma de Cervello, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Basilica de Santa Maria del Mar, make a trip to Casa Batllo, visit El Born, and contemplate the long history of Ciutat Vella.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip planning website .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. May in Barcelona sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 16°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Wed).

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Colonia Guell Gaudi Crypt
Find places to stay May 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
El Born ©
El Born
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic

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