43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly
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Paris, France
— 5 nights
Train
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Lille, France
— 3 nights
Train
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
Drive
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Budapest, Hungary
— 6 nights
Fly
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Budva, Montenegro
— 3 nights
Fly to Geneva, Train to Interlaken
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Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Nice, France
— 10 nights
Fly

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Paris, France

City of Light

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Paris: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Rouen (Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen & Rue du Gros-Horloge) and Versailles (The Water Parterres, Palace of Versailles, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, and take a stroll through Le Marais.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris holiday planner.

Montreal, Canada to Paris is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 6 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Lille.

Things to do in Paris

Side Trips

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Louvre Museum ©
Must see
Louvre Museum
4.6
Eiffel Tower ©
Must see
Eiffel Tower
4.5
Palace of Versailles ©
World heritage site
Palace of Versailles
4.0

3
nights
Lille, France

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Le Moulin de la Montagne (in Watten), Saut en Parachute Merville (in Merville) and La Coupole (in Saint-Omer). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy, explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lille Zoo, and make a trip to Grande Place.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Lille road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Lille takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Paris, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Lille, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can catch the train to London.

Things to do in Lille

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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3
nights
London, United Kingdom

The Square Mile

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: enjoy breathtaking views from Coca-Cola London Eye, ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at The British Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our London day trip planning app.

You can take a train from Lille to London in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lille to London. July in London sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Utrecht.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Highlights from your trip
Tower of London ©
Historic Site
Tower of London
4.6
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Observation Deck
Coca-Cola London Eye
3.9
National Gallery ©
Art Museum
National Gallery
4.7

2
nights
Utrecht, The Netherlands

Dome City

As one of the Netherland's largest university towns, Utrecht is bursting with young energy.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martin's Cathedral Domkerk and then get in on the family fun at Efteling. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Railway Museum (Het Spoorwegmuseum), then take in the local highlights with Utrecht Free Tours, then enjoy breathtaking views from Dom Tower, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Canals area.

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

Traveling by flight from London to Utrecht takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Utrecht due to the time zone difference. In July in Utrecht, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Utrecht

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

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Efteling
Theme Park
Efteling
4.5
Utrecht Free Tours ©
Walking tour
Utrecht Free Tours
4.8
Canals area ©
Historic Walking Area
Canals area
4.9

4
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

City of a Hundred Spires

Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Charles Bridge, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Prague Zoo, make a trip to Staromestske namesti, and take some stellar pictures from Vyšehrad National Cultural Monument.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Prague holiday site.

Traveling by flight from Utrecht to Prague takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Prague

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Highlights from your trip
Charles Bridge
Must see
Charles Bridge
4.6
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
Religious Site
St. Vitus Cathedral
4.7

6
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Budapest: Eger (Gardonyi Geza Emlekmuzeum, Eger Castle, &more). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, take in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, contemplate the long history of Dohány Street Synagogue, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Budapest trip app.

Drive from Prague to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. In July in Budapest, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Budva.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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©
Must see
Food Tours
4.9
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Government Building
Hungarian Parliament Building
4.7
Fisherman's Bastion ©
World heritage site
Fisherman's Bastion
4.6

3
nights
Budva, Montenegro

Montenegro's top tourist destination, Budva draws big crowds with its pulsating nightlife and sun-kissed beaches.
Get out of town with these interesting Budva side-trips: Our Lady of the Rocks (in Perast) and Kotor (360 Monte, Cats Museum, &more). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Budva Old Town, pause for some photo ops at Ballet Dancer Statue, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of St. Matthew, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mogren Beach.

Plan my day in Budva using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Budapest to Budva in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in July, you will find days in Budva are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Interlaken.

Things to do in Budva

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip
Mogren Beach ©
Beach
Mogren Beach
3.7
Bay of Kotor
World heritage site
Bay of Kotor
4.8
360 Monte ©
River Rafting / Tubing
360 Monte
4.9

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Explore Interlaken's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument, &more), Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lake Zurich (in Zurich). The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Jungfraujoch, take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and identify plant and animal life at Maennlichen.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Interlaken online holiday maker.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Budva to Interlaken in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Budva in July; daily highs in Interlaken reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Nice.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:
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Jungfraujoch ©
World heritage site
Jungfraujoch
4.4
Lake Zurich ©
Water Body
Lake Zurich
4.7

10
nights
Nice, France

Nissa la Bella (Nice the Beautiful)

Well-known for the beautiful views of its famous Promenade des Anglais waterfront, Nice is an ethnically-diverse coastal port city on the French Riviera and the fifth most populated city in France.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cannes (Rue d'Antibes & La Croisette), TakSea (in Saint-Raphael) and Antibes (Galerie du Faune, Le Sentier du Littoral, Cap d'Antibes, &more). Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the fascinating underwater world at Marineland. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Vieille Ville, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Art Moderne Et d'Art Contemporain, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and examine the collection at Musée Marc Chagall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nice trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Nice takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. In August, Nice is a bit warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 32°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

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©
Must see
Food Tours
4.9
Vieille Ville ©
Neighborhood
Vieille Ville
4.7
Marineland ©
Aquarium
Marineland
2.9

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