45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  28 h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
3
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Barcelona, Spain
— 4 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  4 h 45 min
6
Cannes, France
— 2 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
7
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
8
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
9
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Split, Croatia
— 8 nights
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
11
Akrotiri, Greece
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Athens, Greece
— Few hours
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
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: contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read London itinerary site.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Melbourne to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get somewhat warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral

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.
Step out of Paris to go to Versailles and see Palace of Versailles, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris day trip planning tool.

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Paris. August in Paris sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to San Sebastian - Donostia.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles

3
nights
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain

As one of the anchoring cities of the beautiful Basque Country, San Sebastián boasts a trendy, cosmopolitan vibe while still harboring a relaxed, coastal charm.
On the 15th (Sat), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, wander the streets of Parte Vieja, then don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Constitucion, and finally kick back and relax at La Concha Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Monte Igueldo, and then don't miss a visit to Plaza de Guipuzkoa.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Sebastian - Donostia route app.

You can do a combination of train, flight, and bus from Paris to San Sebastian - Donostia in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Paris in August, San Sebastian - Donostia is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in San Sebastian - Donostia

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Food Tours
La Concha Beach ©
La Concha Beach

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Lisbon is known for historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at Lisbon Oceanarium, don't miss a visit to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and admire the masterpieces at Museu Nacional do Azulejo.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lisbon travel route tool.

Getting from San Sebastian - Donostia to Lisbon by combination of bus and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia to Lisbon, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Sebastian - Donostia in August: highs in Lisbon hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium
Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower

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 landmark architecture of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, don't miss a visit to Casa Mila - La Pedrera, get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

Find out how to plan Barcelona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Lisbon to Barcelona by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Barcelona is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lisbon in August since evenings lows in Barcelona dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Cannes.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

2
nights
Cannes, France

Cannes ©
Although its luxury shops, nightlife, casinos, and high-end restaurants give Cannes a feeling of exclusivity, this classic French Riviera city has alternatives to suit every budget.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of La Croisette and then wander the streets of Le Suquet. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Île Sainte-Marguerite and then head off the coast to Lérins Islands.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cannes trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Barcelona to Cannes in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 21°C in Cannes. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Cannes

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
La Croisette ©
La Croisette
Lérins Islands ©
Lérins Islands
Île Sainte-Marguerite ©
Île Sainte-Marguerite

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Venice side-trips: Verona (Chiesa di San Giorgetto o San Pietro Martire, Casa di Giulietta, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, take in the views from Ponte dei Sospiri, admire the landmark architecture of St Mark's Campanile, and contemplate the long history of Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice visit planning website.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Cannes to Venice in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In August in Venice, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Verona
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
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 Gallerie Degli Uffizi, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, and snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Florence trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Florence, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps, and admire the masterpieces at Galleria Borghese.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome online visit planner.

Take a train from Florence to Rome in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Split.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

8
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Get out of town with these interesting Split side-trips: Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) (in Zadar), Hvar (Franciscan Monastery & Spanjola) and Church Of St. Roch (in Kastel Novi). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo di Diocleziano, see Off-Road Tours, kick your exploration up a notch at categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_top_local_zipline_courses_and_adventure_parks, and examine the collection at Live Museum Split.

For other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Split tour builder tool.

Getting from Rome to Split by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. September in Split sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Hvar, Historic City of Trogir, Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), Gaspina mlinica, Church Of St. Roch
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Spanjola ©
Spanjola

5
nights
Akrotiri, Greece

Akrotiri ©
Located on Santorini's southwestern coastline, the small village of Akrotiri sits just a short walk from one of Europe's most significant Bronze Age archaeological sites.
Akrotiri is known for beaches, historic sites, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Akrotiri, enjoy the sand and surf at Red Beach, stroll through Kamari Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Experience Horse Riding.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Akrotiri travel route app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Split to Akrotiri in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and ferry; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Split to Akrotiri, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Split in September since evenings lows in Akrotiri dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santorini, Megalochori, Vlychada, Cultural Village, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri
Red Beach ©
Red Beach

few
hours
Athens, Greece

Athens
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Athens travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Akrotiri to Athens takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Athens can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. On the 18th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Athens

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

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