54 days in Sydney & Europe Itinerary

54 days in Sydney & Europe Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
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Venice, Italy
— 44 nights
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Sydney, Australia — 1 night

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sydney online trip itinerary maker.

Brisbane to Sydney is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Brisbane, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sydney, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to London.
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London, United Kingdom — 3 nights

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
You've added The Book of Mormon London, Borough Market, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at City of London Distillery & Bar, make a trip to Trafalgar Square, and stroll around Hyde Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our London trip planner.

Fly from Sydney to London in 25 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sydney to London. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in London hover around 15°C and lows are around 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 1 night

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
On the 13th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, and then ponder the design of Trevi Fountain.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rome sightseeing planning app.

Getting from London to Rome by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rome due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect Rome to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 2 nights

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Mon), snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Campanile di Giotto, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Venice.
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Venice, Italy — 44 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Venice: Museo Storico del Bottone Sandro Partesotti (in Sant'Angelo di Piove di Sacco), Padua (Padua Botanical Garden - World Heritage Site, Palazzo Romanin Jacur, &more) and Verona (Piazza delle Erbe, Torre dei Lamberti, &more). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, and admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Venice tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Florence to Venice in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. On the 30th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.
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