47 days in Europe Itinerary

47 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  19 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
6
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
8
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
9
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h
12
St. Petersburg, Russia
— 5 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Hagia Sophia Museum and Istanbul Modern. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Topkapi Palace and Sultan Ahmed Mosque. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Chora Museum, contemplate the long history of Historic Areas of Istanbul, take in panoramic vistas at KIz Kulesi, and admire the landmark architecture of Dolmabahce Palace.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Istanbul attractions website.

Sydney, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Turkey Time (TRT), which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in November, plan for slightly colder days in Istanbul, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
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Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

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.
Let the collections at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria) and House of Terror Museum capture your imagination. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take a stroll through Andrassy Avenue, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Budapest online road trip planner.

Getting from Istanbul to Budapest by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Istanbul to Budapest is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Budapest: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
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Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

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.
Popular historic sites such as Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in the spiritual surroundings of Capuchin Church (Kapuzinerkirche), make a trip to Neue Burg, and contemplate the long history of Karlskirche.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Vienna travel planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 12:
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Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Doge's Palace and Museo Correr will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Basilica di San Marco and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Venice: Verona (Museo di Castelvecchio, Piazza delle Erbe, &more). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, take in panoramic vistas at St Mark's Campanile, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Giorgio Maggiore.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Venice trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Vienna in November: high temperatures in Venice hover around 15°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Verona
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Let the collections at Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Battistero di San Giovanni. Explore Florence's surroundings by going to Siena (San Francesco & Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, see the interesting displays at Museo di San Marco, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church and Museum of Orsanmichele.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Florence online vacation planner.

Getting from Venice to Florence by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Let the collections at Vatican Museums and Musei Capitolini capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Colosseum and Palatine Hill are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Pantheon, see the interesting displays at Stanze di Raffaello, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Cupola di San Pietro.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip itinerary maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Rome in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

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.
Museu Picasso and Joan Miro Foundation will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica of the Sagrada Familia and Casa Batllo. The adventure continues: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, pause for some serene contemplation at Barcelona Cathedral, examine the collection at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and admire the landmark architecture of Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barcelona trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In November in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get some historical perspective at Quinta da Regaleira and Park and National Palace of Pena. Appreciate the collections at Museu Nacional do Azulejo and Carmo Archaeological Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra (about 42 minutes away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, step into the grandiose world of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Avenida da Liberdade, and visit Alfama.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon travel route planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon is minus 1 hour. In November in Lisbon, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sintra
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Quinta da Regaleira ©
Quinta da Regaleira
Castelo dos Mouros ©
Castelo dos Mouros

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eiffel Tower and Palace of Versailles. Visit Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre and Arc de Triomphe for their historical value. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, browse the exhibits of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and wander the streets of Saint Germain des Pres Quarter.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paris trip planner.

You can fly from Lisbon to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Paris is 1 hour. Traveling from Lisbon in November, things will get slightly colder in Paris: highs are around 12°C and lows about 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

4
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.
Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum will appeal to museum buffs. Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from Amsterdam: The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery (in The Hague) and Haarlem (Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) & Grote Markt). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, wander the streets of Leidseplein, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Haarlem, The Mauritshuis Royal Picture Gallery
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Powder Tower and Lobkowicz Palace. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Staromestske namesti and Prague Astronomical Clock. There's still lots to do: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, admire the masterpieces at St. George's Basilica, admire the landmark architecture of Old Royal Palace, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Stary zidovsky Hrbitov.

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You can fly from Amsterdam to Prague in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in December, with highs in Prague at 5°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle

5
nights
St. Petersburg, Russia

St. Petersburg ©
Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
Get some historical perspective at Saint Isaac's Cathedral and Catherine's Body. Russian Museum and Grand Peterhof Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The State Hermitage Museum, examine the collection at Monplaisir Historical Palace Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sobor Petra I Pavla, and contemplate the long history of Palace Square.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg online road trip planner.

You can fly from Prague to St. Petersburg in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to St. Petersburg is 2 hours. Traveling from Prague in December, expect St. Petersburg to be slightly colder, temps between 1°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
The State Hermitage Museum ©
The State Hermitage Museum
Saint Isaac's Cathedral ©
Saint Isaac's Cathedral
Russian Museum ©
Russian Museum

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