41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  29 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  6 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  3 h
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
Train:  8 h 45 min
11
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 15 min
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

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.
You've added Windsor Castle, Lord Jolly Bicycle Tours, Medieval Banquet, and other attractions to your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and Natural History Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Buckingham Palace and South Bank. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm (in Aylesbury), Camber Sands (in Camber) and Rye Harbour Nature Reserve (in Rye). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The British Museum, stop by Westminster, do a tasting at Roberson Wine, and wander the streets of Clerkenwell.

Make your London itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Rye, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm, Pett Level Beach, Windsor Castle
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Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm ©
Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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've added Le musee gourmand du chocolat - Choco-Story, Sainte-Chapelle, The Little Train of Montmartre (Le Petit Train de Montmartre), and other attractions to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Champs-Elysees or Saint Germain des Pres Quarter. Museum-lovers will get to explore Louvre Museum and Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, engage your brain at Musee des Arts et Metiers, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Paris trip planner.

Take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. May in Paris sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

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

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.
Get outdoors at Sailing Experience Barcelona and BarcelonaSail. Visit Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Montjuic Castle for their historical value. There's much more to do: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and shop like a local with La Boqueria.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Barcelona trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Barcelona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Paris in June since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

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.
Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Vatican Museums are in your itinerary. Head to Via Condotti and Paciotti Salumeriafor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Sabbianera Super Beach (in Anguillara Sabazia) and Villa Adriana (in Tivoli). There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Pantheon, steep yourself in history at Roman Forum, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Navona.

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

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. June in Rome sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Vatican City, Sabbianera Super Beach, Villa Adriana
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): contemplate the geological forces at Vesuvio National Park, explore the ancient world of Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, steep yourself in history at Pompeii Archaeological Park, then learn about all things military at Galleria Borbonica, then stop by Fashion Victim Store, and finally stop by Io sono La Chianina. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, look for gifts at Salumeria Rafele o' Lattaro, examine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, then take a stroll through Chiaia, then take in the pleasant sights at Lungomare Caracciolo, and finally admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Naples online trip itinerary maker.

Take a train from Rome to Naples in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in June, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park, Reggia di Caserta
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Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Head to M.G. Design and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnierifor plenty of shopping. Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Florence Academy of Fine Arts will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Verrazzano (in Greve in Chianti) and Siena (La Fabbrica delle Candele & Duomo di Siena). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, and take in the views from Ponte Vecchio.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Florence day trip app.

Traveling by train from Naples to Florence takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can take a train to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Castello di Verrazzano
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Head to Galleria S.Eufemia and Vecchia Murano V.M. srlfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Piazza San Marco and San Giorgio Maggiore. Venture out of the city with trips to Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). There's much more to do: explore the galleries of Doge's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planner.

You can take a train from Florence to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in Venice, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Ferrara Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Pietra di Bismantova, explore the world behind art at Palazzo Te, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Sant'Andrea di Mantova, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Estense, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Le Mura di Ferrara.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Modena online trip maker.

You can drive from Venice to Modena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Modena

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Ferrara, Parma, Mantua, Consorzio Vacche Rosse, Museo Ferrari
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Castello Estense ©
Castello Estense
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma

2
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Il Cenacolo, get to know the resident critters at Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get to know the fascinating history of I Navigli, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, then take a stroll through Brera District, and then explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca di Brera.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Milan road trip website.

You can take a train from Modena to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In June in Milan, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Parco Faunistico Le Cornelle
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pergamonmuseum and East Side Gallery. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) and Ampelmann Shop in den Hackeschen Hofen. The adventure continues: explore the historical opulence of Charlottenburg Palace, get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, stop by Kathe Wohlfahrt, and contemplate the long history of Memorial of the Berlin Wall.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Berlin holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Milan to Berlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bruges.

Things to do in Berlin

Shopping Parks Nature
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Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam) ©
Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam)
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Mon), don't miss a visit to The Markt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, then contemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally explore the activities along Minnewater Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Folklore Museum, look for gifts at Carpentier-Goegebeuer, take in panoramic vistas at Belfry of Bruges, then stop by The Old Chocolate House, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Our Lady Bruges.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bruges road trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and train from Berlin to Bruges in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can go by car 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
Groeningemuseum ©
Groeningemuseum
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Zandvoort aan Zee. Visit Anne Frank House and Begijnhof for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Frans Hals Museum (in Haarlem) and The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, wander the streets of Leidseplein, browse the eclectic array of goods at Albert Cuyp Market, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday app.

Getting from Bruges to Amsterdam by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In June in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Frans Hals Museum, Zandvoort aan Zee, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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