45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Budapest, Hungary
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Frankfurt, Germany
— 1 night
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 4 nights
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Lisbon, Portugal
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Barcelona, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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Valencia, Spain
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Venice, Italy
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Prague, Czech Republic

— 3 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Step out of Prague to go to Karlstejn and see Karlstejn Castle, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, appreciate the history behind Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock, and get engrossed in the history at Jewish Museum in Prague.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Prague route planning app.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Prague is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time (MYT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August, expect Prague to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Budapest, Hungary

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to Budapest in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Berlin.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 23:

Berlin, Germany

— 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Zoo Berlin, and ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Berlin trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Budapest to Berlin by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to fly to Frankfurt.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:

Frankfurt, Germany

— 1 night

Mainhattan

A global center of finance and transportation, Frankfurt is perhaps best known for its futuristic cityscape.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stadel Museum, then explore the world behind art at Liebieghaus, and then explore the historical opulence of Holzhausenschlosschen.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Frankfurt travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Berlin to Frankfurt in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August in Frankfurt, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Rome.

Things to do in Frankfurt

Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 27:

Rome, Italy

— 4 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tivoli (Villa d'Este & Villa Adriana). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, make a trip to St. Peter's Basilica, and stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Rome online travel route planner.

You can fly from Frankfurt to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, Rome is a bit warmer than Frankfurt - with highs of 38°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can take a train to Naples.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Naples, Italy

— 3 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Venture out of the city with trips to Positano (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Fornillo), Ravello (Duomo di Ravello & Villa Cimbrone Gardens) and Bosco de Medici Winery (in Pompeii). There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park and indulge your senses at Adolfo Scotto di Luzio Private Driver.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Naples online trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can fly to Brussels.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Tours · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 3:

Brussels, Belgium

— 4 nights

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Get out of town with these interesting Brussels side-trips: Bruges (Minnewater Lake, Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, &more) and Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle) (in Ghent). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Grand Place, see the interesting displays at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), find something for the whole family at Mini-Europe, and ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice).

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Naples to Brussels in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Naples in September: high temperatures in Brussels hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:

Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lisbon: Sado Emotion (in Troia) and Sintra (Castelo dos Mouros & Quinta da Regaleira). And it doesn't end there: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip app.

You can fly from Brussels to Lisbon in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Lisbon is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 7 — 10:

London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read London trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to London takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get slightly colder in London: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 13:

Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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'll find plenty of places to visit near Paris: Rouen (Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, &more) and Palace of Versailles (in Versailles). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe, don't miss a visit to Champs-Elysees, and admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris route planner.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Barcelona.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 13 — 17:

Barcelona, Spain

— 3 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Barcelona: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Sant Feliu de Guixols) and Zipline (in Platja d'Aro). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de la Sagrada Familia, pick up some local products at La Boqueria, make a trip to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and admire the striking features of Casa Batllo.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Barcelona online sightseeing planner.

Getting from Paris to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in September, with highs in Barcelona at 30°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Madrid.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:

Madrid, Spain

— 3 nights

Cultural Capital of Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Change things up with these side-trips from Madrid: Toledo (MQM Museo del Queso Manchego Toledo, Catedral Primada, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Prado National Museum, contemplate the long history of Royal Palace of Madrid, walk around Casa de Campo, and make a trip to Plaza Mayor.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Madrid trip app.

You can fly from Barcelona to Madrid in 3 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect slightly colder with lows of 17°C in Madrid. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a train to Valencia.

Things to do in Madrid

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

Valencia, Spain

— 1 night

City of Mediterranean Light

A charming old city originally founded as a Roman colony, Valencia is the country’s third-largest urban center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Central Market of Valencia and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Valencia trip itinerary app.

Getting from Madrid to Valencia by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Madrid in September since evenings lows in Valencia dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Venice.

Things to do in Valencia

Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 24:

Venice, Italy

— 1 night

City of Romance

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.
On the 25th (Sun), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Scrovegni Chapel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St. Anthony, admire the natural beauty at Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, then contemplate the long history of Ponte dei Sospiri, and finally take in the views from Ponte di Rialto. On the next day, admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza San Marco, then admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally explore the activities along Canal Grande.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice tour builder tool.

Getting from Valencia to Venice by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Valencia in September, expect Venice to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:

Dubrovnik, Croatia

— 3 nights

Pearl of the Adriatic

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.
On the 29th (Thu), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Walls of Dubrovnik, step off the mainland to explore Lokrum Island, stop by Old Town, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Zarkovica Animal Shelter.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip maker tool.

You can fly from Venice to Dubrovnik in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daytime highs in Dubrovnik are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29: