44 days in Europe Itinerary

44 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
4
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
6
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Wroclaw, Poland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
11
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
12
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
13
Hallstatt, Austria
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from the city and head to Praia da Nazare and Speed Boats Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosteiro dos Jeronimos and Castelo de S. Jorge. Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Batalha (Capelas Imperfeitas & Batalha Monastery), Monastery of Alcobaca (in Alcobaca) and Evora (Sao Joao Evangelista Church (Evora), Templo Romano de Evora (Templo de Diana), &more). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Santo Antonio de Lisboa, don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, and explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lisbon online tour itinerary builder.

Melbourne, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Western European Standard Time is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get warmer in Lisbon: highs are around 34°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Palma de Mallorca.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Evora, Batalha, Praia da Nazare, Monastery of Alcobaca
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Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge
Batalha Monastery ©
Batalha Monastery
Monastery of Alcobaca ©
Monastery of Alcobaca

4
nights
Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Palma de Mallorca ©
Majorca, or Mallorca, is largest island in the Balearic Islands archipelago.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Platja d'es Trenc and Playa de Muro. Do some cultural sightseeing at Serra de Tramuntana and Castell de Bellver. Change things up with these side-trips from Palma de Mallorca: Playa del Puerto de Pollensa (in Port de Pollenca), Cala Molins (in Cala San Vincente) and Playa de Alcudia (in Port d'Alcudia). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Cala Agulla, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cala Tuent, admire the masterpieces at Torre de Canyamel, and explore the fascinating underground world of Cuevas de Arta.

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You can fly from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Lisbon to Palma de Mallorca, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Palma de Mallorca

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Capdepera, Platja d'es Carbo, Playa de Alcudia, Cala Tuent, Playa del Puerto de Pollensa
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Playa de Alcudia ©
Playa de Alcudia
Playa de Muro ©
Playa de Muro
Cala Agulla ©
Cala Agulla

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vila Vella (Old Town) and Barcelona Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to Fenals Beach and Playa de la Pineda. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Salou (Llevant Beach & Illuminated Fountain), Great Beach (in Tossa de Mar) and Pont del Diable (in Tarragona). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Ciutat Vella, visit Las Ramblas, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, and make a trip to Casa Batllo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Barcelona visit planner.

You can fly from Palma de Mallorca to Barcelona in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. July in Barcelona sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trips

Salou, Tossa de Mar, Fenals Beach, Pont del Diable, Playa de la Pineda
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Playa de la Pineda ©
Playa de la Pineda
Vila Vella (Old Town) ©
Vila Vella (Old Town)
Fenals Beach ©
Fenals Beach

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fort Lovrijenac and War Photo Limited. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Dubrovnik City Walls and Lapad. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dubrovnik: Cavtat (Cavtat Old Town & Cavtat Seaside Promenade). There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, contemplate the long history of The Franciscan Church and Monastery, get engrossed in the history at Upper Corner Tower Foundry Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Synagogue.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dubrovnik trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Dubrovnik takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Dubrovnik, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trip

Cavtat
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Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Fort Lovrijenac ©
Fort Lovrijenac
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Supljara cave, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Batinovac Waterfall, thenadmire the sheer force of Pevalekovi Slapovi, and finally admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Veliki Slap, Head underground at Barac Caves, contemplate the waterfront views at Burgeti Lakes, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Slapovi Milke Trnine, thenadmire the sheer force of Ciginovac Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Veliko Lake.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Plitvice Lakes National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dubrovnik to Plitvice Lakes National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Veliki Slap
Veliki Slap

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Predjama Castle and Bled Island. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ljubljana Old Town and Postojna Cave. Venture out of the city with trips to Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje (in Predjama), Parasailing & Paragliding (in Bled) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas, take in the views from Triple Bridge, explore the activities along Ljubljanica River, and make a trip to Prešeren Square.

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Getting from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Ljubljana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Ljubljana can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Bled, Postojna, Cerkev Zalostne Matere bozje, Vintgar Gorge
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Ljubljana Old Town ©
Ljubljana Old Town
Parasailing & Paragliding
Predjama Castle ©
Predjama Castle

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fisherman's Bastion and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). Get some historical perspective at Matthias Church and Citadel. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, admire the striking features of Dohány Street Synagogue, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, and appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Ljubljana to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wroclaw.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Nature
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

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nights
Wroclaw, Poland

Wroclaw ©
Known for its relaxed and liberal atmosphere, the energetic city of Wroclaw lures visitors with its rich cultural heritage and pedestrian-friendly old town.
On the 8th (Sat), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Wroclaw Zoo & Afrykarium, make a trip to Church of the Holy Cross, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island), thenexamine the collection at Panorama Raclawicka, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Old Town- Historic Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Wroclaw's Dwarfs and then go for a walk through Rynek of Wroclaw.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Wroclaw day trip site.

Getting from Budapest to Wroclaw by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In August in Wroclaw, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Krakow.

Things to do in Wroclaw

Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island) ©
Ostrow Tumski - (Cathedral Island)
Panorama Raclawicka ©
Panorama Raclawicka
Church of the Holy Cross ©
Church of the Holy Cross

3
nights
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Get some cultural insight at Wawel Royal Castle and Lost Souls Alley. Your inner history buff will appreciate Kazmierz The Former Jewish District and St. Mary's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Planty Park, don't miss a visit to The Ghetto Heroes Square, learn more about the world around you at Rynek (Old Square) Underground, and stroll the grounds of New Jewish Cemetery.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Krakow trip website.

Traveling by car from Wroclaw to Krakow takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Krakow are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours
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Kazmierz The Former Jewish District ©
Kazmierz The Former Jewish District
Wawel Royal Castle ©
Wawel Royal Castle
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Staromestske namesti and Lobkowicz Palace. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Cyril and St Methodius Cathedral and Spanish Synagogue. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Vitus Cathedral, wander the streets of Hradcany, pause for some serene contemplation at Kostel svatého Jiljí, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Prague day trip site.

Fly from Krakow to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

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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.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and Belvedere Palace are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Stephen's Cathedral and Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien. There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Schonbrunner Gardens, explore the galleries of Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, make a trip to Peterskirche, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof).

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You can fly from Prague to Vienna in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Salzburg.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Schonbrunner Gardens ©
Schonbrunner Gardens

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Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get a sense of the local culture at Salzburger Altstadt and Petersfriedhof. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Peter's Abbey (Stift St. Peter) and Basilika St. Michael. There's still lots to do: step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, steep yourself in history at Mozarts Geburtshaus, explore the galleries of Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Salzburg trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Salzburg in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. August in Salzburg sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hallstatt.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Basilika St. Michael
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Petersfriedhof ©
Petersfriedhof
Salzburger Altstadt ©
Salzburger Altstadt
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

2
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Hallstatt, Austria

Hallstatt ©
Historically known for the production of salt, Halstatt's fine architecture reflects the small village's salt mining legacy.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the pleasant sights at Old Town, take in the spiritual surroundings of Beinhaus, Karner, Ossuary, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Hallstatt Lutheran Church, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Dachstein Giant Ice Caves. On your second day here, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Salzwelten and then take in panoramic vistas at Hallstatt Skywalk "Welterbeblick".

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hallstatt trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Salzburg to Hallstatt in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hallstatt

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dachstein Giant Ice Caves
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Hallstatt Lutheran Church ©
Hallstatt Lutheran Church
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves ©
Dachstein Giant Ice Caves

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zaanse Schans and Portuguese Synagogue. Do some cultural sightseeing at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, examine the collection at Tassenmuseum Amsterdam, appreciate the extensive heritage of Begijnhof, and explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House).

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Hallstatt to Amsterdam takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daytime highs in Amsterdam are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zaanse Schans
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Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans

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