42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
2
Bath, United Kingdom
— 1 night
3
Manchester, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
4
Billund, Denmark
— 2 nights
5
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
6
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
7
Paris, France
— 4 nights
8
Lyon, France
— 2 nights
9
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 2 nights
10
Zurich, Switzerland
— 2 nights
11
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
12
Bologna, Italy
— 2 nights
13
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
14
Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
15
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights

4
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, make a trip to Big Ben, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the London trip maker tool.

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Perth to London due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Perth in July, with highs in London at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Bath.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

1
night
Bath, United Kingdom

Bath ©
A World Heritage Site, Bath has been one of Europe’s most popular spa destinations since the Roman era.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at The Jane Austen Centre, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, thenhave some family-friendly fun at VR-Here, thentake an in-depth tour of The Roman Baths, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Bath Abbey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Chavenage House and then get outside with The Cotswold Range.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bath travel itinerary planner.

You can take a train from London to Bath in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Manchester.

Things to do in Bath

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Cotswold Range, Chavenage House
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Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
The Cotswold Range ©
The Cotswold Range

2
nights
Manchester, United Kingdom

Manchester ©
Unofficially dubbed the Capital of the North, Manchester is known for its influence on industry and music, as well as its world-renowned connection to sports.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Manchester Cathedral, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Hideout Manchester, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Science and Industry Museum, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Manchester route planner.

Drive from Bath to Manchester in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sun) before leaving for Billund.

Things to do in Manchester

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums
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Science and Industry Museum ©
Science and Industry Museum
Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing ©
Whistle Punks Urban Axe Throwing
Virtual Hideout Manchester ©
Virtual Hideout Manchester

2
nights
Billund, Denmark

Billund ©
Billund centers around everything LEGGO, as the seat of the internationally renowed company's headquarters (and also home to the Billund airport, built by the LEGGO company).
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: let the kids burn off some steam at Monky Tonky Land, thenvisit Street Art, and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND Billund.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Billund trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Manchester to Billund takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Billund is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Billund

Parks Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Street Art
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LEGO House ©
LEGO House
LEGOLAND Billund ©
LEGOLAND Billund
Street Art ©
Street Art

4
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, make a trip to Brandenburg Gate, admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum, and steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Berlin vacation builder.

Getting from Billund to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Berlin

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

2
nights
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, head outdoors with Hotel Scooters, and then test your problem-solving skills at Mystery City Games. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the equipment you need at Bike Is Ready, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, thenexplore the activities along Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht), and finally tour the water at your own pace with Boat Rentals.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Outdoors Tours Museums
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Marne-la-Vallee and see Disneyland Paris, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, admire the natural beauty at Luxembourg Gardens, and explore the activities along Seine River.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris sightseeing planner.

Traveling by train from Amsterdam to Paris takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Amsterdam in July, expect nights in Paris to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Lyon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Paris
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

2
nights
Lyon, France

Lyon ©
Lyon is a historical city with a vibrant cultural scene as the birthplace of cinema, the silk capital of the globe, and the second biggest Renaissance city following Venice.
On your second day here, get your game on at Virtual Zone, examine the collection at Musee Miniature et Cinema, get to know the fascinating history of Vieux Lyon, stop by La boutique de Mathilde, thenstroll around Parc de la Tete d'Or, and finally test your team's savvy at DreamAway Lyon.

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You can take a train from Paris to Lyon in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lyon

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere ©
Basilique Notre Dame de Fourviere
Parc de la Tete d'Or ©
Parc de la Tete d'Or
Traboules du Vieux Lyon ©
Traboules du Vieux Lyon

2
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, thenpause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, look for gifts at Drink-Shop Luzern, take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, thenhave some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, and finally glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Traveling by car from Lyon to Lucerne takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. When traveling from Lyon in July, plan for little chillier days in Lucerne, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Interlaken
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 29th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rhine Falls, thentake a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and then take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): cool off at Swimming Pools Unter Letten and then explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zurich online road trip planner.

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Zurich sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Rhine Falls
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Rhine Falls ©
Rhine Falls
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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.
On the 31st (Fri), admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, and finally explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Ambrosiana, thentake an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and finally find something for the whole family at Leolandia.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Milan in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in July, expect Milan to be a bit warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Bologna.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Leolandia
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

2
nights
Bologna, Italy

Bologna ©
A city famous for its cuisine, Bologna is the seat of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di San Domenico, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano, pick up some new knowledge with Academya Lingue, steep yourself in history at Basilica di San Petronio, thensteep yourself in history at Piazza Maggiore, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Le Due Torri Torre degli Asinell. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Archiginnasio di Bologna, pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Madonna di San Luca, thenpartake in some friendly competition at Secret Zone, and finally explore the world behind art at Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bologna trip planner.

You can take a train from Milan to Bologna in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Bologna can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Bologna

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Piazza Maggiore ©
Piazza Maggiore
Academya Lingue ©
Academya Lingue
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano ©
Basilica - Santuario di Santo Stefano

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Florence holiday planner.

You can take a train from Bologna to Florence in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Florence can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

3
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Change things up with these side-trips from Naples: Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Fornillo). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, get curious at MUSA - Museo Universitario delle Scienze e delle Arti, get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples, and make a trip to Via San Gregorio Armeno.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples road trip tool.

Getting from Florence to Naples by train takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Florence in August since evenings lows in Naples dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Positano, Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Fornillo ©
Fornillo
Boat Tours & Water Sports

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome itinerary tool.

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. August in Rome sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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