17 days in Europe Itinerary

17 days in Europe Itinerary

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17 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24 h
1
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
3
Anzio, Italy
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 1 day
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
Krakow, Poland
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6 h 45 min
7
Villers-Bretonneux, France
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
8
Paris, France
— 2 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
9
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Sydney, Australia

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): admire the striking features of Basilica di San Marco, then admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and then steep yourself in history at Doge's Palace. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia, don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, and then enjoy breathtaking views from St Mark's Campanile.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Venice tour website .

Sydney, Australia to Venice is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Venice. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, and then delve into the distant past at Colosseum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, then get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, then admire the landmark architecture of Pantheon, and finally delve into the distant past at Palatine Hill.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Rome online travel route planner .

Fly from Venice to Rome in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Rome are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Anzio.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Vatican City
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

1
night
Anzio, Italy

Anzio
Anzio is a city and comune on the coast of the Lazio region of Italy, about 51km south of Rome.Well known for its seaside harbour setting, it is a fishing port and a departure point for ferries and hydroplanes to the Pontine Islands of Ponza, Palmarola and Ventotene. For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Anzio trip itinerary app .

Getting from Rome to Anzio by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Anzio are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will leave for Barcelona on the 7th (Wed).

Things to do in Anzio

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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1
day
Barcelona, Spain

Barcelona ©
Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, explore the galleries of Casa Batllo, then admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and finally examine the collection at Casa Mila - La Pedrera.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Anzio to Barcelona. When traveling from Anzio in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Barcelona: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Krakow.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Barcelona Cathedral ©
Barcelona Cathedral
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

1
night
Krakow, Poland

Krakow ©
One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): step into the grandiose world of Wawel Royal Castle, then steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Kosciol Franciszkanow), and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Main Market Square. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Oskar Schindler's Factory, then Head underground at Wieliczka Salt Mine, then take an in-depth tour of Jagiellonian University - Collegium Maius, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Krakow trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Barcelona to Krakow in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in August, expect Krakow to be slightly colder, temps between 29°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Krakow

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Wieliczka Salt Mine
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Wieliczka Salt Mine ©
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wawel Cathedral ©
Wawel Cathedral

1
night
Berlin, Germany

Berlin ©
The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 11th (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace, steep yourself in history at Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and then examine the collection at Pergamon Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Berlin driving holiday planner .

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Villers-Bretonneux.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums
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Charlottenburg Palace ©
Charlottenburg Palace
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

1
day
Villers-Bretonneux, France

Villers-Bretonneux
Villers-Bretonneux is a commune in the Somme department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.GeographyVillers-Bretonneux is situated some 19 km due east of Amiens, on the D1029 road and the A29 motorway.Villers-Bretonneux borders a particularly flat landscape towards the east, which can be considered as the western boundary of the Santerre plateau and the limit East of the Amiénois.The territory of the commune is crossed by the old national road 29 (current RD 1029), perfectly rectilinear road following the route of the ancient Roman road linking Amiens to Saint-Quentin in the Aisne. For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Villers-Bretonneux holiday tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Berlin to Villers-Bretonneux. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. You'll set off for Paris on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Villers-Bretonneux

Historic Sites Tours Adventure
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2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, then see the interesting displays at Musee Rodin, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay and then admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris day trip planning site .

Getting from Villers-Bretonneux to Paris by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

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.
Natural History Museum and National Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at Churchill War Rooms and Tate Modern capture your imagination. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Westminster Abbey, contemplate the long history of Houses of Parliament, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Cathedral, and admire the natural beauty at Buckingham Palace.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our London sightseeing tool .

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Paris, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in London, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites
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Churchill War Rooms ©
Churchill War Rooms
National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

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