45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Marseille, France
Fly:  7 h 15 min
1
Mont-Saint-Michel, France
— 1 night
Fly:  8 h 15 min
2
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Dublin, Ireland
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
10
Prague, Czech Republic
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Marseille, France

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel, France

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, thenget engrossed in the history at Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel, thenmake a trip to Tour de L'Arcade, and finally don't miss a visit to Tour Gabriel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Tour Boucle, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Genets, and finally take some stellar pictures from Cabane Vauban.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary builder website.

Marseille to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, Mont-Saint-Michel is slightly colder than Marseille - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Beach of Genets, Cabane Vauban
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Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Chapelle Saint-Aubert ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Courtauld Gallery and National Portrait Gallery. Appreciate the collections at National Gallery and The British Museum. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Victoria and Albert Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read London travel planner.

You can fly from Mont-Saint-Michel to London in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel to London. In September, daily temperatures in London can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Nightlife
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
The Courtauld Gallery ©
The Courtauld Gallery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Escape the urban bustle at Calton Hill and Arthur's Seat. Your inner history buff will appreciate Edinburgh Castle and Greyfriars Kirk. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Palace of Holyroodhouse, stroll the grounds of Greyfriars Kirkyard, don't miss a visit to The Real Mary King's Close, and take in the exciting artwork at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh day trip site.

Fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from London in September: highs in Edinburgh hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
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Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
Palace of Holyroodhouse ©
Palace of Holyroodhouse
Surgeons' Hall Museums ©
Surgeons' Hall Museums

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Kilmainham Gaol Museum and Kilkenny Castle. Glasnevin Cemetery Museum and The Jeanie Johnston: An Irish Famine Story will appeal to museum buffs. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Kilkenny (Rothe House and Garden, St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Irish Rock 'N' Roll Museum Experience, admire the masterpieces at Chester Beatty, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Newman University Church, and see where the action happens at Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Dublin trip builder website.

You can fly from Edinburgh to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. September in Dublin sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Dublin

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Kilkenny
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum ©
Croke Park Stadium Tour & GAA Museum
Kilkenny Castle ©
Kilkenny Castle
Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Colosseum and Villa Borghese. Get some historical perspective at Pantheon and St. Peter's Basilica. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Palatine Hill, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Pietro in Vincoli, and make a trip to Piazza Venezia.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Rome route planner.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Rome takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Rome due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in September, with highs in Rome at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Childrens Museums

Side Trip

St. Peter's Basilica
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

4
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Basilica of Santa Croce and Campanile di Giotto. Visit Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Basilica San Miniato al Monte for their historical value. The adventure continues: ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, admire the striking features of Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip builder website.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Basilica of Santa Croce ©
Basilica of Santa Croce
Palazzo Vecchio ©
Palazzo Vecchio

3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Piazza San Marco and Basilica di San Marco. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cannaregio and Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute. The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, admire the striking features of Scala Contarini del Bovolo, don't miss a visit to Torre dell'Orologio, and see the interesting displays at Museo Ebraico di Venezia.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary app.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
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Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Scuola Grande di San Rocco ©
Scuola Grande di San Rocco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Matthias Church and Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar). Hospital in the Rock Nuclear Bunker Museum and House of Terror Museum will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), contemplate the long history of Citadel, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Janoshegy.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Budapest trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Venice to Budapest in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Venice in September, things will get slightly colder in Budapest: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 1:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Liberty Statue ©
Liberty Statue

4
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Belvedere Palace and The Hofburg. Explore hidden gems such as Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Time Travel Vienna. Venture out of the city with trips to Piaristenkirche (in Krems an der Donau), Wachau Valley (in Joching) and Burgruine Duernstein (in Durnstein). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Ringstrasse, kick back and relax at Copa Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and take an in-depth tour of Kaiserliche Schatzkammer Wien.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Vienna trip itinerary app.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Vienna are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Piaristenkirche, Wachau Valley, Burgruine Duernstein
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Staromestske namesti and St. Vitus Cathedral. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St Barbara's Church and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Take a break from Prague with a short trip to The State Chateau of Hluboká in Hluboka nad Vltavou, about 2h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, contemplate the long history of Stary zidovsky Hrbitov, and snap pictures at Charles Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Prague day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In October, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

The State Chateau of Hluboká, St Barbara's Church
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
St Barbara's Church ©
St Barbara's Church

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.
Let the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Zaanse Schans capture your imagination. Take a break from the city and head to Herengracht and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Amsterdam: Canals area (in Utrecht) and Grote Markt (in Haarlem). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Rijksmuseum, engage your brain at Body Worlds, take in the architecture and atmosphere at De Duif, and indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam online visit planner.

You can fly from Prague to Amsterdam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. October in Amsterdam sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Zaanse Schans, Canals area, Grote Markt
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Zaanse Schans ©
Zaanse Schans
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

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