49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Invercargill, New Zealand
Fly:  36 h
1
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Copenhagen, Denmark
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
5
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
7
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
10
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
11
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
12
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
13
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  30 h
End: Invercargill, New Zealand

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Vasa Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Monteliusvagen, browse the exhibits of Royal Palace, and admire the masterpieces at Moderna Museet - Stockholm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Stockholm tour itinerary planner.

Invercargill, New Zealand to Stockholm is an approximately 36-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 11 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

4
nights
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen ©
Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Copenhagen is known for historic sites, theme parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Rosenborg Castle, examine the collection at National Museum of Denmark, find something for the whole family at Tivoli Gardens, and don't miss a visit to The Little Mermaid.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Copenhagen trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Denmark ©
National Museum of Denmark
Rosenborg Castle ©
Rosenborg Castle
Tivoli Gardens ©
Tivoli Gardens

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stroll around Vondelpark, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and have fun and explore at NEMO Science Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Copenhagen to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Vondelpark ©
Vondelpark

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.
Explore London's surroundings by going to Moreton-in-Marsh (Cotswold Archery & Cotswold Falconry Centre) and The Cotswold Brewing Company (in Bourton-on-the-Water). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Natural History Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Houses of Parliament, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your London trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from Amsterdam to London in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London. In July, daytime highs in London are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Moreton-in-Marsh, The Cotswold Brewing Company
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Cotswold Brewing Company ©
The Cotswold Brewing Company
Cotswold Archery ©
Cotswold Archery
National Gallery ©
National Gallery

3
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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Paris vacation builder.

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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Paris are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
When in Lisbon, make a side trip to see Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, approximately Sintra away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Belém Tower, admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo, observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, and admire the landmark architecture of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lisbon day trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Paris to Lisbon takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Paris to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Paris in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lisbon: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
The Best Portugal ©
The Best Portugal
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, and walk around Parc Guell.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lisbon to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona. Traveling from Lisbon in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Barcelona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, stroll the grounds of Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, and pause for some serene contemplation at Pantheon.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Rome driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of Santa Croce, enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Florence attractions app.

Traveling by train from Rome to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Rome in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Florence, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Canal Grande, snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto, don't miss a visit to St Mark's Campanile, and steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice day trip app.

You can drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Venice are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Like a Venetian ©
Like a Venetian
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Vitus Cathedral, get great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and stop by Lesser Town.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Prague travel route site.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Venice in August; daily highs in Prague reach 28°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, and examine the collection at House of Terror Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Budapest trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Prague in August, plan for somewhat 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 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Wineries
Find places to stay Aug 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Topkapi Palace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hagia Sophia Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Chora Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Galata Tower, thenadmire the striking features of Dolmabahce Palace, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Basilica Cistern.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Istanbul journey planning site.

Getting from Budapest to Istanbul by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest to Istanbul, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Budapest in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Istanbul, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Dolmabahce Palace ©
Dolmabahce Palace

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