42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
11
Bruges, Belgium
— 1 night
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate National Gallery and Churchill War Rooms. Do your shopping at Harrods and A&S Jewellery Mfg Ltd. Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Boydells Dairy Farm (in Wethersfield), Blenheim Palace (in Woodstock) and Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm (in Aylesbury). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Westminster Abbey, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the London trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. In May in London, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Boydells Dairy Farm, Blenheim Palace, Abbotts View AlpacasAbbotts View Farm
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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.
Louvre Museum and Palace of Versailles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Île de la Cité and Ile Saint-Louis. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, contemplate the waterfront views at Seine River, and steep yourself in history at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris travel planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris due to the time zone difference. In May in Paris, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Sailing Experience Barcelona and Playa de La Barceloneta. Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Barcelona Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and get a taste of the local shopping with Passeig de Gracia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona online visit planner.

You can fly from Paris to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Paris in June, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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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.
You'll explore and learn at Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Get some cultural insight at Colosseum and Pantheon. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Peter's Basilica, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, make a trip to Via Condotti, and take in the dramatic natural features at Colle del Gianicolo.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rome road trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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. On the 10th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, thenget impressive views of Vesuvio National Park, thensteep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cloister of Santa Chiara. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Cosmos-Artigianato Napoletano, admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero, look for gifts at Salumeria Rafele o' Lattaro, thenexamine the collection at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, and finally take a stroll through Chiaia.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Naples day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Naples can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli ©
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Pitti Palace. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Duomo di Siena for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Castello di Verrazzano in Greve in Chianti (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, stop by I'Mago, get maximum retail therapy with Florence Shop 4 It, and get a taste of the local shopping with Mercato Centrale.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Florence trip maker site.

Take a train from Naples to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Castello di Verrazzano, Duomo di Siena
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Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Mercati di Rialto and I Tre Mercanti. Visit Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Padua (Scrovegni Chapel & Basilica of St. Anthony). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, use the Venice trip planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Padua
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza 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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): relax in the rural setting at Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca, thenbrush up on your knowledge of spirits at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cattedrale di Parma, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Battistero di Parma. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Modena, take in panoramic vistas at Ghirlandina, examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, thenlook for gifts at Consorzio Vacche Rosse, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Modena road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Venice to Modena takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Modena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Parma, Museo Ferrari, Consorzio Vacche Rosse, Antica Acetaia Villa Bianca
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Acetaia Villa San Donnino ©
Acetaia Villa San Donnino
Cattedrale di Parma ©
Cattedrale di Parma
Battistero di Parma ©
Battistero 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): admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, thencontemplate the long history of Il Cenacolo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, thengo for a walk through I Navigli, and then take an in-depth tour of Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio.

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

Traveling by car from Modena to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a shuttle. In June, daily temperatures in Milan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio ©
Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio

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.
You'll explore and learn at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror. Your inner history buff will appreciate Charlottenburg Palace and East Side Gallery. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Potsdamer Platz, look for gifts at Ampelmann Shop in den Hackeschen Hofen, browse the range of quality goods at Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe), and don't miss a visit to Kurfurstendamm (Kurfurstendam).

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Berlin planner.

You can fly from Milan to Berlin in 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 Historic Sites Museums
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to The Markt, take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the Holy Blood, enjoy breathtaking views from Belfry of Bruges, contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Brugge, thencontemplate the long history of The Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Minnewater Lake. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Choco-Story - The Chocolate Museum, stop by The Chocolate Line Bruges, take an in-depth tour of Groeningemuseum, thenlook for gifts at The Old Chocolate House, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Bruges trip planner.

Getting from Berlin to Bruges by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. June in Bruges sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to 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.
Visiting Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht) and Sloepdelen Boat Rental will get you outdoors. Visit Anne Frank House and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) for their historical value. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, take an in-depth tour of Verzetsmuseum Amsterdam, view the masterpieces at TASCHEN Store Amsterdam, and wander the streets of The Jordaan.

Planning Amsterdam trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bruges to Amsterdam in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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