43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
2
Heraklion, Greece
— 2 nights
3
Akrotiri, Greece
— 1 night
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 4 nights
5
Korcula Town, Croatia
— 4 nights
6
Split, Croatia
— 2 nights
7
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
8
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 2 nights
9
Kilkenny, Ireland
— 1 night
10
Ennis, Ireland
— 3 nights
11
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
12
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
13
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights

3
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Acropolis of Athens, wander the streets of Plaka, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, and get engrossed in the history at Acropolis Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Athens vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Athens is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Athens is minus 8 hours. While traveling from Sydney, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Athens, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Heraklion.

Things to do in Athens

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 28 — Jul 2:
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Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Plaka ©
Plaka

2
nights
Heraklion, Greece

Heraklion ©
Crete's largest city, Heraklion remains best known for its proximity to a sprawling Bronze Age archaeological site, once the center of a vanished Minoan civilization.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Heraklion Archaeological Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at The Natural History Museum of Crete, and then explore the ancient world of The Palace of Knossos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Historical Museum of Crete, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, then examine the collection at Kazantzakis Museum, and finally do a tasting at Winery Stilianou.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Heraklion online route planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Heraklion takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Heraklion: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Heraklion

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Kazantzakis Museum, Cretaquarium - Thalassocosmos, Winery Stilianou, The Palace of Knossos
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
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Winery Stilianou ©
Winery Stilianou
The Palace of Knossos ©
The Palace of Knossos
Heraklion Archaeological Museum ©
Heraklion Archaeological Museum

1
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Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): do a tasting at Boutari Winery, then kick back and relax at Red Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Akrotiri trip itinerary builder tool.

You can ride a ferry from Heraklion to Akrotiri in 2.5 hours. In July in Akrotiri, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Outdoors · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Boutari Winery
Find places to stay Jul 4 — 5:
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Red Beach ©
Red Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Boutari Winery ©
Boutari Winery

4
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Dubrovnik Beer Company, and step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dubrovnik tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Akrotiri to Dubrovnik takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Akrotiri to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Akrotiri in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Dubrovnik, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to ride a ferry to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Neighborhoods · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
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Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum ©
Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls

4
nights
Korcula Town, Croatia

Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Orebic (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Natura Antunovic). The adventure continues: do a tasting at Lovric Winery, make a trip to Velika Knezeva Kula, get engrossed in the history at Bishop's Treasury Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Korcula Town itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Korcula Town in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and ferry. In July in Korcula Town, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Split.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Korcula Island, Orebic, Lumbarda
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lovric Winery ©
Lovric Winery
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City

2
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Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Senses Split, then pause for some photo ops at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and then get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Marjan Park, then explore the world behind art at Galerija Mestrovic, and then skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour.

Plan trip to Split with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Ride a ferry from Korcula Town to Split in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. In July in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius

4
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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Verona (Torre dei Lamberti, Piazza delle Erbe, &more) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Canal Grande, contemplate the long history of Doge's Palace, take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, and explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

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You can fly from Split to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Split in July, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Venice. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Schynige Platte, then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at The Eiger and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grindelwald trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Venice to Grindelwald in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kilkenny.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Schynige Platte
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
The Eiger ©
The Eiger

1
night
Kilkenny, Ireland

Kilkenny ©
The country's smallest city in terms of population, Kilkenny boasts a rich cultural heritage and diverse tourist attractions that include well-preserved medieval architecture, exciting nightlife, a vibrant culinary scene, and abundant shopping opportunities.
On the 22nd (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jerpoint Abbey, then sample the fine beverages at Ballykeefe Distillery, and then head outdoors with Go With The Flow - River Adventures. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, take an in-depth tour of Rothe House and Garden, get engrossed in the history at Medieval Mile Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Kilkenny Castle, and finally play a few rounds at Pococke Golf Centre.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Kilkenny day trip tool.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Grindelwald to Kilkenny takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Ennis.

Things to do in Kilkenny

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Go With The Flow - River Adventures ©
Go With The Flow - River Adventures
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Ballykeefe Distillery ©
Ballykeefe Distillery

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Ennis, Ireland

Ennis ©
Ennis is the county town of Clare, Ireland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Ennis: Kilkee Cliff Walk (in Kilkee), Cliffs of Moher (in Liscannor) and Scattery Island (in Kilrush). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Bunratty Castle & Folk Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Burren National Park, catch some excitement at Castlefergus Equestrian, and take in the dramatic natural features at The Burren.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Ennis journey planning app.

Drive from Kilkenny to Ennis in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July in Ennis, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Dublin.

Things to do in Ennis

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kilkee Cliff Walk, The Burren, Burren National Park, Cliffs of Moher, Bunratty Castle & Folk Park
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Kilkee Cliff Walk ©
Kilkee Cliff Walk
Cliffs of Moher ©
Cliffs of Moher
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park ©
Bunratty Castle & Folk Park

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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.
Dublin is known for museums, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Guinness Storehouse, stroll around Phoenix Park, admire the landmark architecture of Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dublin attractions planner.

Getting from Ennis to Dublin by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in July, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
St Stephens Green ©
St Stephens Green

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, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Tower Bridge, and admire the masterpieces at The British Museum.

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

You can fly from Dublin to London in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In July in London, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from London to Amsterdam by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Amsterdam, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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