49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
10
Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
12
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 5 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

3
nights
Istanbul, Turkey

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.
Istanbul is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the galleries of Hagia Sophia Museum, admire the striking features of Basilica Cistern, take an in-depth tour of Chora Museum, and take a stroll through Ortakoy.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Istanbul itinerary planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 24-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Istanbul, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Brisbane, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Istanbul, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
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Food Tours
Hagia Sophia Museum ©
Hagia Sophia Museum
Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace

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: get a sense of history and politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, pause for some photo ops at Heroes' Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and admire the masterpieces at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Budapest journey planner.

Fly from Istanbul to Budapest in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time (TRT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) 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 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Tours Wineries
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Haus der Musik Wien.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Vienna road trip planning tool.

Getting from Budapest to Vienna by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, explore the historical opulence of Prague Castle, have fun at RANGER Prague shooting, and admire the landmark architecture of Prague Astronomical Clock.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Prague planner.

You can fly from Vienna to Prague in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In November, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
RANGER Prague shooting ©
RANGER Prague shooting
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

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.
When in Venice, make a side trip to see Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, approximately Padua away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, and admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice journey planning site.

Fly from Prague to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Prague in November, with highs in Venice at 15°C and lows at 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, Scuola di Cucina di Lella, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, contemplate the long history of Basilica of Santa Croce, and see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Venice to Florence in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. November in Florence sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Siena
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Scuola di Cucina di Lella ©
Scuola di Cucina di Lella
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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, explore the world behind art at Musei Capitolini, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rome vacation builder website.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November in Rome, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, explore the world behind art at Museu Picasso, don't miss a visit to Casa Batllo, and get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Barcelona online itinerary maker.

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. November in Barcelona sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 27 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

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. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at Lisbon Oceanarium, explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, take a stroll through Alfama, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Lisbon trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Lisbon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon. December in Lisbon sees daily highs of 18°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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.
Paris is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou, and pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Paris tour 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 December, things will get a bit cooler in Paris: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Tower of London, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read London trip planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to London is minus 1 hour. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, and stroll around Vondelpark.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Amsterdam day trip site.

You can fly from London to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; 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. Expect a daytime high around 9°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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