43 days in Europe Itinerary

43 days in Europe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
2
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 4 nights
5
Vienna, Austria
— 4 nights
6
Venice, Italy
— 4 nights
7
Berlin, Germany
— 5 nights
8
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night
9
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 6 nights
10
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 4 nights

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Colosseum, contemplate the long history of St. Peter's Basilica, explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Vatican Museums.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Rome is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 11 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Auckland in January: highs in Rome hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and don't miss a visit to Piazzale Michelangelo.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Florence trip planner.

You can take a train from Rome to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore
Florence Academy of Fine Arts ©
Florence Academy of Fine Arts
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Fisherman's Bastion, snap pictures at Szechenyi Lanchid, take in the spiritual surroundings of Matthias Church, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Budapest online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Florence to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Florence in January: high temperatures in Budapest hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

4
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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Charles Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, examine the collection at NaFilM: National film museum, and take some stellar pictures from Prague Astronomical Clock.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague trip planner.

Getting from Budapest to Prague by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vienna.

Things to do in Prague

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 14 — 18:
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Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti
St. Vitus Cathedral ©
St. Vitus Cathedral

4
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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Schönbrunn Zoo, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, and get a sense of history and politics at Rathaus.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Vienna online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Prague to Vienna by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Vienna

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jan 18 — 22:
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The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

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.
Venice is known for historic sites, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, see the interesting displays at Ca' Rezzonico, admire the masterpieces at Gallerie dell'Accademia, and steep yourself in history at Peggy Guggenheim Collection.

To find more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Venice sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Venice takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Vienna in January, with highs in Venice at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Berlin.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jan 22 — 26:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

5
nights
Berlin, Germany

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, appreciate the history behind The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, explore the world behind art at Pergamonmuseum, and step into the grandiose world of Charlottenburg Palace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Berlin trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Venice to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Hamburg.

Things to do in Berlin

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jan 26 — 31:
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Walking tours
Reichstag Building ©
Reichstag Building
Brandenburg Gate ©
Brandenburg Gate

1
night
Hamburg, Germany

As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): see the interesting displays at Miniatur Wunderland, thenadmire the striking features of Speicherstadt, and then get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Hamburg trip maker app.

You can take a train from Berlin to Hamburg in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Hamburg can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 31 — Feb 1:
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Walking tours
Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

6
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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, get curious at NEMO Science Museum, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Amsterdam travel route planning app.

You can fly from Hamburg to Amsterdam in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and car. In February in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Find places to stay Feb 1 — 7:
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Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

4
nights
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Edinburgh is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Scotland, contemplate the long history of The Real Mary King's Close, and enjoy breathtaking views from Camera Obscura and World of Illusions.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Edinburgh road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Edinburgh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to Edinburgh due to the time zone difference. In February in Edinburgh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Feb 7 — 12:
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Edinburgh Gin Distillery ©
Edinburgh Gin Distillery
Edinburgh Castle ©
Edinburgh Castle
National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland

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