46 days in Europe Itinerary

46 days in Europe Itinerary

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1
Rome, Italy
— 6 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 12 nights
3
Verona, Italy
— 4 nights
4
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
6
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
7
Salzburg, Austria
— 3 nights
8
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
9
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
10
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights

6
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Your inner history buff will appreciate Colosseum and St. Peter's Basilica. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Louis of the French.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rome trip maker app.

If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major aiports are Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino–G. B. Pastine International Airport. In March in Rome, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
Highlights from your plan
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums
Colosseum ©
Colosseum

12
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence Academy of Fine Arts and Museo di San Marco will appeal to museum buffs. Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Campanile di Giotto will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Florence: Siena (Fondazione Accademia Musicale Chigiana, Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico, &more) and Leaning Tower of Pisa (in Pisa). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Pitti Palace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, admire the natural beauty at The Boboli Gardens, and get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo Vecchio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for the train ride to Verona.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Siena, Leaning Tower of Pisa
Highlights from your plan
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri ©
Art Gallery Studio Iguarnieri
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

4
nights
Verona, Italy

Verona ©
The famous setting for Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet, Verona is one of northern Italy's main tourist destinations, largely owing to its incredibly rich artistic heritage.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Museo di Castelvecchio and Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore. There's lots more to do: see the grandeur of opera at Arena di Verona, pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di San Procolo, admire the landmark architecture of Casa di Giulietta, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Parrocchia Santissima Trinita in Monte Oliveto.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Verona trip maker.

You can take a train from Florence to Verona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Milan.

Things to do in Verona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Arena di Verona ©
Arena di Verona
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore ©
Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore
Museo di Castelvecchio ©
Museo di Castelvecchio

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
In many ways the most modern of Italian cities, Milan is a busy, elegant metropolis with an impressive list of grand palaces, fine churches, and important museums.
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana and Pinacoteca di Brera will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Duomo di Milano and Basilica di Sant'Ambrogio for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Monumental Cemetery, see the interesting displays at Civic Archaeological Museum, step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, and explore the world behind art at Museo Poldi Pezzoli.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Verona to Milan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Milan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana ©
Pinacoteca Ambrosiana

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.
On the 10th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St Mark's Campanile, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, examine the collection at Doge's Palace, snap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenget to know the fascinating history of Piazza San Marco, and finally admire the striking features of Procuratie nuove - ex Palazzo reale.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Venice trip planning website.

Getting from Milan to Venice by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. April in Venice sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Munich, Germany

Munich ©
Often described as the city of laptops and lederhosen, Munich is an international center of business, engineering, research, and medicine that still maintains a rich cultural heritage and age-old traditions.
Get some historical perspective at Nymphenburg Palace and St. Michael's Church. You'll explore and learn at Deutsches Museum and Alte Pinakothek. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz, enjoy breathtaking views from Frauenkirche, explore the world behind art at Stuck Villa (Jugendstil Museum), and explore the activities along English Garden.

Plan trip to Munich with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Venice to Munich in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In April, Munich is slightly colder than Venice - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salzburg.

Things to do in Munich

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Deutsches Museum ©
Deutsches Museum
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace
Munich Residenz ©
Munich Residenz

3
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Mozart Residence (Mozart Wohnhaus), contemplate the long history of Mozarts Geburtshaus, step into the grandiose world of Schloss Hellbrunn, thensee the interesting displays at Red Bull Hangar-7, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Franziskanerkirche.

Plan trip to Salzburg with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Munich to Salzburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Salzburg are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mozarts Geburtshaus ©
Mozarts Geburtshaus
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle ©
Fortress Hohensalzburg Castle
Schloss Hellbrunn ©
Schloss Hellbrunn

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.
Visit Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Belvedere Palace and Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Hofburg, contemplate the long history of Karlskirche, don't miss a visit to Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna travel planning app.

Fly from Salzburg to Vienna in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
St. Stephen's Cathedral ©
St. Stephen's Cathedral

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore House of Terror Museum and Budapest Pinball Museum. Get some historical perspective at Fisherman's Bastion and Matthias Church. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), explore the galleries of Hungarian National Museum, contemplate the long history of Heroes' Square, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Budapest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Vienna to Budapest in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. April in Budapest sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Mon) before leaving for Bratislava.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church
St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) ©

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
Appreciate the collections at Devin Castle and SNM prírodovedné múzeum. St. Martin's Cathedral (Dom svateho Martina) and Bratislava Castle will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Michalska Brana, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Blue Church of St. Elizabeth, take in panoramic vistas at UFO Observation Deck, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kostol a kláštor sv. Alžbety.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bratislava trip planner.

You can drive from Budapest to Bratislava in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bratislava

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Devin Castle ©
Devin Castle
Bratislava Castle ©
Bratislava Castle
Michalska Brana ©
Michalska Brana

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