49 days in Europe Itinerary

49 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  26 h
1
Lisbon, Portugal
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h
2
Barcelona, Spain
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Geneva, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
4
Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
5
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Vienna, Austria
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
8
Rome, Italy
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
9
Mykonos Town, Greece
— 6 nights
Ferry:  2 h
10
Akrotiri, Greece
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h
11
Elafonisos, Greece
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31 h
End: Sydney, Australia

4
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Get in touch with nature at Praia de Carcavelos and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian and Rossio Square. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Alfama, get engrossed in the history at Carmo Archaeological Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosteiro dos Jeronimos, and don't miss a visit to Belém Tower.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Lisbon trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Lisbon is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Lisbon, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Lisbon reach 18°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Praia de Carcavelos
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Castelo de S. Jorge ©
Castelo de S. Jorge

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at La Boqueria and En construccio. Step out of the city life by going to Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats and Scuba & Snorkeling. When in Barcelona, make a side trip to see Camino de Ronda in S'Agaro, approximately S'Agaro away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of El Barri Gòtic, take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Marti Provencals, admire the striking features of Casa Mila - La Pedrera, and take in the pleasant sights at Passeig de Gracia.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Barcelona holiday planner.

Fly from Lisbon to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Western European Standard Time (WET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Barcelona

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Camino de Ronda, Fundacio Mona, Centre de Recuperacio de Primats
Highlights from your plan
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

4
nights
Geneva, Switzerland

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Get outdoors at Lake Geneva and Bains des Paquis. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau de Chillon and Little Nemo Carouge. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Lausanne (Cathedrale de Lausanne & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Game, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, and ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Geneva day trip planning app.

Getting from Barcelona to Geneva by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Barcelona in January, expect Geneva to be a bit cooler, temps between 6°C and 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
Patek Philippe Museum ©
Patek Philippe Museum

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Le Marais and Champs-Elysees. Step out of the city life by going to Île de la Cité and Golf de la Boulie. Change things up with a short trip to Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups in Chatenay-Malabry (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Montmartre, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and explore and take pictures at Eiffel Tower.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online travel route planner.

Take a train from Geneva to Paris in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. January in Paris sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of 1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Golf de la Boulie, Arboretum de la Vallee-aux-Loups
Highlights from your plan
Le Marais ©
Le Marais
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Get some cultural insight at Anne Frank House and Rijksmuseum. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Leidseplein and Albert Cuyp Market. Step out of Amsterdam to go to Zandvoort and see Zandvoort aan Zee, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, view the masterpieces at The Merchant House, buy something for everyone on your list at De Beurspassage, and wander the streets of De 9 Straatjes.

For where to stay and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip builder website.

Take a train from Paris to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Zandvoort aan Zee
Highlights from your plan
Leidseplein
Leidseplein
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

5
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.
Head to Vienna Naschmarkt and FreyWillefor plenty of shopping. Get a sense of the local culture at Schonbrunn Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. There's still lots to do: explore the galleries of Belvedere Palace, meet the residents at Schönbrunn Zoo, take a stroll through Graben and Kohlmarkt, and shop like a local with Mariahilfer Strasse.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip site.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Vienna in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Amsterdam in January, things will get a bit cooler in Vienna: highs are around 3°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Florence.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien ©
Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Do your shopping at Mercato Centrale and Collezione Roberto Casamonti. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gallerie Degli Uffizi and Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Take a break from Florence with a short trip to Castello del Trebbio in Santa Brigida, about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, get a taste of the local shopping with I Mosaici Di Lastrucci, and do sightseeing your way with Mundo Limousine.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Florence visit planner.

Getting from Vienna to Florence by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Vienna in January, things will get a bit warmer in Florence: highs are around 13°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Castello del Trebbio
Highlights from your plan
Castello del Trebbio ©
Castello del Trebbio
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes ViniCultural Tours as well as Via Condotti. For shopping fun, head to Porta Portese or Art Gallery Roma. Get a sense of the local culture at Colosseum and Piazza Navona. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, take in the exciting artwork at The shop of Marmoraro, look for gifts at Serra, and explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rome itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Rome sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Mykonos Town.

Things to do in Rome

Nightlife Tours Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palatine Hill ©
Palatine Hill

6
nights
Mykonos Town, Greece

Mykonos Town ©
A holiday in Mykonos Town offers a chance to relax on picturesque beaches and explore a labyrinth of charming streets lined with traditional white houses.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Paradise Beach and Ornos Beach. Shop till you drop at Minima Gallery and Dio Horia. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Paraga Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panormos Beach, don't miss a visit to The Windmills (Kato Milli), and view the masterpieces at The Big White Gallery.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Mykonos Town road trip planning app.

You can fly from Rome to Mykonos Town in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rome in February since evenings lows in Mykonos Town dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Akrotiri.

Things to do in Mykonos Town

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Paradise Beach, Panormos Beach, Ornos Beach, Minima Gallery, Agios Stefanos Beach
Highlights from your plan
Paradise Beach ©
Paradise Beach
Panormos Beach ©
Panormos Beach
Agios Sostis Beach ©
Agios Sostis Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): explore by horseback at Experience Horse Riding, thenkick back and relax at Perissa Black Sand Beach, and then delve into the distant past at Akrotiri. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Red Beach, thendo a tasting at Santo Winery, and then stop by Sunbeam Handmade.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Akrotiri holiday builder website.

Traveling by ferry from Mykonos Town to Akrotiri takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in February, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Elafonisos.

Things to do in Akrotiri

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sunbeam Handmade, Santo Winery, Perissa Black Sand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Experience Horse Riding ©
Experience Horse Riding
Perissa Black Sand Beach ©
Perissa Black Sand Beach
Akrotiri ©
Akrotiri

2
nights
Elafonisos, Greece

Elafonisos ©
Elafonisos is a small Greek island between the Peloponnese and Kythira. On the 13th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Edodimopolio Honey Shop wine and olive oil store and then explore the historical opulence of Monemvasia Fortress.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Elafonisos trip website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Akrotiri to Elafonisos. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Elafonisos

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monemvasia
Highlights from your plan
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία ©
Simos Beach - Σίμος Παραλία
Megali Paralia ©
Megali Paralia

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