45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Madrid, Spain
— 4 nights
2
Cuenca, Spain
— 2 nights
3
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
4
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
5
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 3 nights
7
Malcesine, Italy
— 2 nights
8
Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
9
Annecy, France
— 3 nights
10
Paris, France
— 2 nights
11
Wurzburg, Germany
— 2 nights
12
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
13
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
14
Foyers, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
15
Dublin, Ireland
— 2 nights

4
nights
Madrid, Spain

Madrid is known for its cultural and artistic heritage, lively nightlife, and a dynamic culinary scene.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Gran Via as well as Walking tours. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Prado National Museum, fly down the slopes at Puerto de Navacerrada – Estacion de Esqui, hunt for treasures at Mercado San Miguel, and don't miss a visit to Puerta del Sol.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Madrid holiday maker website.

Melbourne, Australia to Madrid is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -9 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for cooler days in Madrid, with highs around 54°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Cuenca.

Things to do in Madrid

Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Food Tours
Prado National Museum ©
Prado National Museum
Plaza Mayor ©
Plaza Mayor

2
nights
Cuenca, Spain

Cuenca ©
Cuenca is a city in the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha in central Spain. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get great views at Mirador Barrio del Castillo, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral De Cuenca, then step into the grandiose world of Las Ruinas del Castillo de Cuenca, then snap pictures at Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge), and finally steep yourself in history at Historic Walled Town of Cuenca. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Museo de Cuenca, admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Abstracto Espanol, and then admire the striking features of Casas Colgadas.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Cuenca trip planner.

Traveling by train from Madrid to Cuenca takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cuenca

Historic Sites · Museums
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Catedral De Cuenca ©
Catedral De Cuenca
Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge) ©
Puente de San Pablo (Saint Paul Bridge)
Mirador Barrio del Castillo ©
Mirador Barrio del Castillo

3
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, wander the streets of Las Ramblas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and stroll around Parc Guell.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip maker.

You can fly from Cuenca to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in January, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell

3
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: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, make a trip to Piazza Navona, and pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Louis of the French.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rome trip planner.

You can fly from Barcelona to Rome in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Barcelona in January since evenings lows in Rome dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Loggia dei Lanzi, steep yourself in history at Basilica of Santa Croce, admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, then snap pictures at Ponte Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo, then steep yourself in history at Palazzo Vecchio, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza della Signoria, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Baptistery of St. John.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Florence online tour planner.

Take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. January in Florence sees daily highs of 53°F and lows of 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Venice.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites · Museums
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Campanile di Giotto ©
Campanile di Giotto
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts

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.
Explore Venice's surroundings by going to Arena di Verona (in Verona) and Scrovegni Chapel (in Padua). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Canal Grande, admire the landmark architecture of Doge's Palace, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica di San Marco.

To plan Venice vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Florence to Venice takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In January, Venice is a bit cooler than Florence - with highs of 47°F and lows of 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Malcesine.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Arena di Verona, Scrovegni Chapel
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

2
nights
Malcesine, Italy

Malcesine ©
Malcesine is a comune (municipality) on the eastern shore of Lake Garda in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120km northwest of Venice and about 40km northwest of Verona.Geography and divisionsThe comune of Malcesine consists of Navene, Campagnola, Malcesine proper, Val di Sogno and Cassone. On the 16th (Sun), take a peaceful walk through Riserva Naturale Integrale Gardesana Orientale, take a memorable tour with Tours, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate, then take in the awesome beauty at Mountbaldo, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo del Lago. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa della Madonna della Fontana, admire the verdant scenery at Val di Sogno, pause for some serene contemplation at Eremo dei Santi Benigno e Caro, then don't miss a visit to Scaliger Castle in Malcesine, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Antica Pieve di Santo Stefano, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Palazzo dei Capitani di Malcesine.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Malcesine tour planner.

Getting from Venice to Malcesine by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 46°F, and evening lows to 32°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Milan.

Things to do in Malcesine

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate
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Scaliger Castle in Malcesine ©
Scaliger Castle in Malcesine
Eremo dei Santi Benigno e Caro ©
Eremo dei Santi Benigno e Caro
Antica Pieve di Santo Stefano ©
Antica Pieve di Santo Stefano

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Milano, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo, and finally contemplate the long history of Castello Sforzesco. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Pinacoteca di Brera, explore the different monuments and memorials at Monumental Cemetery, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Il Cenacolo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Milan trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Malcesine to Milan in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. January in Milan sees daily highs of 46°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Annecy.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II ©
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II
Pinacoteca di Brera ©
Pinacoteca di Brera

3
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Annecy, France

Annecy ©
The canals is in Annecy helped earn the medieval town the nickname the Venice of the Alps.
Annecy is known for nature, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: partake in some friendly competition at Mysteres du Lac, make a trip to Notre-Dame de Liesse, explore the activities along Lake Annecy, and stop by Sibeery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Annecy online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Milan to Annecy takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Annecy can reach 44°F, while at night they dip to 31°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in Annecy

Parks · Nature · Tours
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Lake Annecy ©
Lake Annecy
La Tournette ©
La Tournette
La Vieille Ville ©
La Vieille Ville

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.
On the 23rd (Sun), head off the coast to Île de la Cité, contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, then admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Louvre Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Champs-Elysees, then pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Hotel de Ville.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Paris online route planner.

You can take a train from Annecy to Paris in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, daytime highs in Paris are 45°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can take a train to Wurzburg.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 24:
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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Wurzburg, Germany

Wurzburg ©
Founded in the 10th century, Wurzburg served as the home of powerful prince-bishops for many centuries.
Explore Wurzburg's surroundings by going to Altes Gewurzamt (in Klingenberg am Main), Picknickplattform mit Sonnenliegen im Weinberg (in Erlenbach) and Rothenburg (German Christmas Museum, Historiengewölbe mit Staatsverlies - Museum zur Stadtgeschichte in Rothenburg o.d.T., &more). There's lots more to do: explore the historical opulence of Würzburg Residence, pause for some serene contemplation at Marienkapelle, take in the views from Alte Mainbruecke, and don't miss a visit to Market Square.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wurzburg vacation planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Wurzburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, Wurzburg is little chillier than Paris - with highs of 39°F and lows of 29°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Wurzburg

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Rothenburg, Altes Gewurzamt, Picknickplattform mit Sonnenliegen im Weinberg
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Würzburg Residence ©
Würzburg Residence
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber ©
Stadt Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Altstadt ©
Altstadt

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Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
On the 28th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, then pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate. On your second day here, contemplate the long history of East Side Gallery, examine the collection at Topography of Terror, then explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and finally observe the fascinating underwater world at AquaDom & SEA LIFE Berlin.

For ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Berlin trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Wurzburg to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to London.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums · Tours · Historic Sites
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Walking tours
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

4
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: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in panoramic vistas at Tower Bridge, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum, and don't miss a visit to Buckingham Palace.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the London journey planner.

You can fly from Berlin to London in 5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 1 hour. In January, daily temperatures in London can reach 46°F, while at night they dip to 36°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Foyers.

Things to do in London

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 30 — Feb 3:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

2
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Foyers, United Kingdom

Foyers ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Foyers: Fort Augustus (Caledonian Canal Visitor Centre & Fort Augustus War Memorial), Bridge of Oich (in Invergarry) and Chisholm Graveyard (in Struy).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Foyers trip maker website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from London to Foyers. February in Foyers sees daily highs of 45°F and lows of 32°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Foyers

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Augustus, Beauly, St Ninians Church, Loch Ness, Invermoriston Falls
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Aigas Field Centre ©
Aigas Field Centre
Loch Ness ©
Loch Ness
Suidhe Viewpoint ©
Suidhe Viewpoint

2
nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Spire, browse the exhibits of Kilmainham Gaol Museum, then examine the collection at Guinness Storehouse, and finally take a stroll through Temple Bar. Keep things going the next day: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, then get your bearings at The Book of Kells and the Old Library Exhibition, and then walk around St Stephens Green.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Dublin attractions planning site.

You can drive from Foyers to Dublin in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In February in Dublin, expect temperatures between 46°F during the day and 34°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
Find places to stay Feb 6 — 8:
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Kilmainham Gaol Museum ©
Kilmainham Gaol Museum
Temple Bar ©
Temple Bar
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse

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