47 days in Western Europe Itinerary

47 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly + Train:  25 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 29 nights
Train + Fly:  5 h 15 min
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Pisa, Italy
— 1 day
Train:  1 h
4
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 30 min
5
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Brussels, Belgium
— 2 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

29
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.
Get out of town with these interesting London side-trips: Brighton (Royal Pavilion & Gustamps), Cambridgeshire Wine School (in Cambridge) and Boydells Dairy Farm (in Wethersfield). Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at LEGOLAND Windsor Resort. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, and enjoy breathtaking views from Tower Bridge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our London day trip site.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Melbourne to London due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect London to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, Burford, Windsor, Feldon Valley, Cambridgeshire Wine School
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Cotswolds Distillery ©
Cotswolds Distillery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, make a trip to Casa Batllo, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, and walk around Parc Guell.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Barcelona trip app.

Do a combination of train and flight from London to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Barcelona at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Pisa.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
day
Pisa, Italy

Pisa ©
Known worldwide for the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the city of Pisa historically served as a maritime power in the heart of Tuscany.
On the 5th (Fri), make a trip to Knights’ Square, stroll the grounds of Camposanto, then don't miss a visit to Piazza dei Miracoli, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Leaning Tower of Pisa.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pisa vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Pisa takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Pisa, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Pisa

Historic Sites
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Knights’ Square ©
Knights’ Square
Leaning Tower of Pisa ©
Leaning Tower of Pisa
Piazza dei Miracoli ©
Piazza dei Miracoli

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then admire the masterpieces at Gallerie Degli Uffizi, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, then admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Torre di Arnolfo.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence tour itinerary builder tool.

You can take a train from Pisa to Florence in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In July in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Pitti Palace ©
Pitti Palace

5
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Rome trip builder.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

2
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.
On the 13th (Sat), wander the streets of Campo del Ghetto, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, then snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, then contemplate the long history of Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then don't miss a visit to Piazza San Marco.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Venice trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Venice sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Brussels.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande

2
nights
Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Atomium, steep yourself in history at Parc du Cinquantenaire, contemplate the long history of Grand Place, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). On your second day here, ponder the world of politics at Justice Palace (Palais de Justice), then examine the collection at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique, then examine the collection at Musical Instruments Museum (MIM), and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Brussels vacation planner.

Getting from Venice to Brussels by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Venice in July, expect Brussels to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites
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Atomium ©
Atomium
Grand Place ©
Grand Place

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