54 days in Europe Itinerary

54 days in Europe Itinerary

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54 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 1 night
Train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Vaux-en-Beaujolais, France
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Munich, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
10
Florence, Italy
— 2 nights
Train:  4​h
11
Pompeii, Italy
— 3 nights
Train:  2​h 30​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Nice, France
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
14
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
15
Berlin, Germany
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
16
Prague, Czech Republic
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Melbourne, Australia

1
night
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.
Big Ben has been added to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Natural History Museum and Houses of Parliament. Visit Westminster Abbey and Buckingham Palace for their historical value. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Tower Bridge and tour the pleasant surroundings at St. James's Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the London day trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to London is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to London, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in London hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks
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3
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris and Île de la Cité. Louvre Museum and The Catacombs of Paris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Eiffel Tower, contemplate the long history of Sainte-Chapelle, stroll around Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Paris route app .

Traveling by train from London to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Paris is 1 hour. In August in Paris, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Vaux-en-Beaujolais, France

Vaux-en-Beaujolais ©
To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Vaux-en-Beaujolais trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Paris to Vaux-en-Beaujolais. In August, daily temperatures in Vaux-en-Beaujolais can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Vaux-en-Beaujolais

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee du Prieure, Hotel-Dieu, Village de Ville sur Jarnioux, Chateau de Jarnioux, Musee Claude Bernard
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 26:
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Hotel-Dieu ©
Hotel-Dieu
Musee Claude Bernard ©
Musee Claude Bernard
Village de Ville sur Jarnioux ©
Village de Ville sur Jarnioux

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Casa Mila - La Pedrera, then don't miss a visit to Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, and then see the interesting displays at Casa Batllo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo Picasso, appreciate the extensive heritage of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, and then take a stroll through El Barri Gòtic.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barcelona trip builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Vaux-en-Beaujolais to Barcelona. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Vaux-en-Beaujolais in August, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Munich.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 26 — 28:
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
El Barri Gòtic ©
El Barri Gòtic
Museu Picasso ©
Museu Picasso

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Neuschwanstein Castle and Schloss Hohenschwangau. Nymphenburg Palace and Deutsches Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Munich's surroundings by going to Mittenwald (Altstadt (Old Town) Mittenwald & St. Peter und Paul) and Wies Church (in Steingaden). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Munich Residenz and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Asam Church.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Munich trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Munich takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Barcelona in August: high temperatures in Munich hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Munich

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Mittenwald, Schloss Neuschwanstein, Pilgrimage Church of Wies, Schloss Hohenschwangau
Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:
Highlights from your plan
Schloss Hohenschwangau ©
Schloss Hohenschwangau
Schloss Neuschwanstein ©
Schloss Neuschwanstein
Nymphenburg Palace ©
Nymphenburg Palace

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
On the 1st (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Rosengart Collection and then wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt).

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zurich travel route planner .

You can fly from Munich to Zurich in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In September, daytime highs in Zurich are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

The Rosengart Collection
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:
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Landesmuseum ©
Landesmuseum
Old Town ©
Old Town
Fraumünster Church ©
Fraumünster Church

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Center of Vienna and Schonbrunner Gardens. Kunsthistorisches Museum Wien and Albertina are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, learn about all things military at Museum of Military History, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Votivkirche, and admire the striking features of St. Stephen's Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Vienna in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September in Vienna, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Budapest.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Historic Center of Vienna
Historic Center of Vienna
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Matthias Church and St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fisherman's Bastion and Shoes on the Danube Bank will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, boost your wellbeing at Széchenyi Thermal Bath, admire the landmark architecture of Dohány Street Synagogue, and explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest road trip planner.

Traveling by train from Vienna to Budapest takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Budapest are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Venice.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Shoes on the Danube Bank ©
Shoes on the Danube Bank
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Tour Venice as well as Row Venice. Let the collections at Doge's Palace and Peggy Guggenheim Collection capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at St. Mark's Square and Cannaregio. Take a break from Venice with a short trip to Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica di San Marco, explore the activities along Canal Grande, take a stroll through Dorsoduro, and snap pictures at Ponte di Rialto.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Venice day trip site .

You can fly from Budapest to Venice in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Budapest in September: high temperatures in Venice hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Scrovegni Chapel
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Peggy Guggenheim Collection ©
Peggy Guggenheim Collection

2
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
On the 15th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Piazza della Signoria, take some stellar pictures from Basilica San Miniato al Monte, then get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, then explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, and finally examine the collection at Galleria dell'Accademia. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Centro Storico and then examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Florence road trip planner.

You can take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Florence sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Pompeii.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza della Signoria ©
Piazza della Signoria
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Centro Storico ©
Centro Storico

3
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Paestum has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duomo di Ravello and Paestum Ruins. Visit Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei and Duomo di Sant'Andrea for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Villa Rufolo (in Ravello), Fornillo (in Positano) and Museo della Carta (in Amalfi). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Villa dei Misteri.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Pompeii holiday planner .

You can take a train from Florence to Pompeii in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Paestum, Amalfi, Ravello, Fornillo
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Paestum Ruins ©
Paestum Ruins
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

4
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 Wheely Bike Rental & Tour as well as Vatican Museums. Popular historic sites such as Palatine Hill and Colosseum are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Peter's Basilica and Galleria Borghese. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Pantheon, admire the masterpieces at Centrale Montemartini, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, and take a stroll through Campo de' Fiori.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rome online journey builder .

Getting from Pompeii to Rome by train takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Rome can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can take a train to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
nights
Nice, France

Nice ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Saint-Paul de Vence, explore the historical opulence of Haut de Cagnes, and then see the interesting displays at Musée Marc Chagall. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Sainte-Reparate and then wander the streets of Vieille Ville.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Nice tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Nice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from Rome in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Nice, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Nice

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Paul de Vence, Haut de Cagnes
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Saint-Paul de Vence ©
Saint-Paul de Vence
Vieille Ville ©
Vieille Ville
Musée Marc Chagall ©
Musée Marc Chagall

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.
Heineken Experience has been added to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Rijksmuseum and Anne Frank House. Get some cultural insight at Van Gogh Museum and The Jordaan. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), tour the pleasant surroundings at Vondelpark, and wander the streets of Red Light District.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Amsterdam hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum

4
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Brandenburg Gate. Let the collections at Pergamonmuseum and Topography of Terror capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Charlottenburg Palace and Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie. Step out of Berlin to go to Potsdam and see Potsdam's Gardens, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at East Side Gallery, get engrossed in the history at Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, take a stroll through Savignyplatz, and make a trip to Potsdamer Platz.

Plan my trip to Berlin with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Berlin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Leipzig.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Memorial of the Berlin Wall ©
Memorial of the Berlin Wall
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum
Topography of Terror ©
Topography of Terror

6
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Room Escape Games and Castle District. Visit Prague Castle and Prague Astronomical Clock for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Old Town Square, view the masterpieces at Lobkowicz Palace, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and get curious at National Technical Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Prague road trip tool .

Getting from Leipzig to Prague by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Prague can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Munich.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

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