45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  25 h
1
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
2
Thessaloniki, Greece
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Vienna, Austria
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
5
Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
6
Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
8
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
9
Barcelona, Spain
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Bus + Train:  6 h 45 min
10
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
12
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 30 min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Fly:  24 h
End: Melbourne, Australia

7
nights
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Skopje ©
A melting pot of cultures from Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, and Yugoslavian rule, Skopje serves as the nation's eclectic capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Skopje: Xhamia E Larme (in Tetovo), Kokino (in Staro Nagorichane) and Mavrovo (Mavrovo National Park & Mavrovo Lake). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Matka, contemplate the long history of Kale, pause for some photo ops at Millennium Cross, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mustafa Pasha Mosque.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Skopje sightseeing planning app.

Melbourne, Australia to Skopje is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Melbourne to Skopje. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Skopje to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Thessaloniki.

Things to do in Skopje

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Mavrovo, Xhamia E Larme, Kokino
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 9:
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Lake Matka ©
Lake Matka
The Stone Bridge ©
The Stone Bridge
Mavrovo National Park ©
Mavrovo National Park

4
nights
Thessaloniki, Greece

Thessaloniki ©
A city with a stormy history and a cosmopolitan heart, Thessaloniki attracts visitors with its diverse culinary scene, dynamic nightlife, and youthful energy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Thessaloniki: Kalogria Beach (in Nikiti) and Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina) (in Vergina). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to White Tower of Thessaloniki, wander the streets of Ladadika District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Hagios Demetrios, and steep yourself in history at Church of St.Sophia.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Thessaloniki travel planner.

Traveling by car from Skopje to Thessaloniki takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Skopje to Thessaloniki, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Skopje in September since evenings lows in Thessaloniki dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Thessaloniki

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kalogria Beach, Museum of the Royal Tombs of Aigai (Vergina)
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 13:
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Museum of Byzantine Culture ©
Museum of Byzantine Culture
Kalogria Beach ©
Kalogria Beach
White Tower of Thessaloniki ©
White Tower of Thessaloniki

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, steep yourself in history at Matthias Church, thentake in the views from Szechenyi Lanchid, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and finally admire the striking features of Hungarian Parliament Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, examine the collection at House of Terror Museum, thensteep yourself in history at Liberty Statue, and finally explore the world behind art at Hungarian National Gallery (Magyar Nemzeti Galeria).

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Budapest online sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Thessaloniki to Budapest in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Thessaloniki to Budapest. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Thessaloniki in September: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Vienna.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Matthias Church ©
Matthias 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.
Vienna is known for historic sites, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step into the grandiose world of Schonbrunn Palace, take a stroll through Historic Center of Vienna, admire the masterpieces at Belvedere Palace, and find something for the whole family at Prater.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the Vienna trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Budapest to Vienna in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Vienna

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Schonbrunn  Palace ©
Schonbrunn Palace
The Hofburg ©
The Hofburg
Belvedere Palace ©
Belvedere Palace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): step into the grandiose world of Prague Castle, thenmake a trip to Staromestske namesti, thenget great views at Prague Astronomical Clock, and finally take in the views from Charles Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get the lay of the land with Walking tours and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Vienna to Prague takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. September in Prague sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Berlin.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Tours
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
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Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
Staromestske namesti ©
Staromestske namesti

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): appreciate the history behind Brandenburg Gate, thenponder the world of politics at Reichstag Building, thencontemplate the long history of Mauermuseum - Museum Haus am Checkpoint Charlie, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Bebelplatz, thensee the interesting displays at Topography of Terror, thenpause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and finally admire the masterpieces at Pergamonmuseum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Berlin day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Prague to Berlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rome.

Things to do in Berlin

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Pergamonmuseum ©
Pergamonmuseum

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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Musei Capitolini, take in the spiritual surroundings of Vatican Museums, and don't miss a visit to Spanish Steps.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rome holiday planning website.

Traveling by flight from Berlin to Rome takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Venice.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 27:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica

2
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.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Doge's Palace, thensnap pictures at Ponte dei Sospiri, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Venice road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Rome to Venice takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, admire the landmark architecture of Casa Batllo, stroll around Parc Guell, and visit El Barri Gòtic.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Barcelona journey maker.

Traveling by flight from Venice to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Barcelona when traveling from Venice in September, with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Barcelona

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

3
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: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at ARTIS, engage your brain at NEMO Science Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House.

You can plan Amsterdam trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Barcelona to Amsterdam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Amsterdam to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Stockholm, Sweden

Stockholm ©
One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
Stockholm is known for museums, historic sites, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Vasa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Monteliusvagen, step into the grandiose world of Royal Palace, and take in panoramic vistas at Stockholm City Hall.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Stockholm trip planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Stockholm in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect Stockholm to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Stockholm

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Drottningholm Palace
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Vasa Museum ©
Vasa Museum
Skansen ©
Skansen
Royal Palace ©
Royal Palace

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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle, explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Paris attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Stockholm to Paris takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Stockholm in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Paris: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Tower of London, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery, and then contemplate the long history of Buckingham Palace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Natural History Museum, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Westminster Abbey, thendon't miss a visit to Big Ben, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Coca-Cola London Eye.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the London route planning site.

Getting from Paris to London by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Paris to London. In October, daytime highs in London are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Buckingham Palace ©
Buckingham Palace
St. Paul's Cathedral ©
St. Paul's Cathedral
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge

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