31 days in Europe Itinerary

31 days in Europe Itinerary

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31 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  24​h
1
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Alberobello, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Lecce, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Amalfi, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Naples, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Orvieto, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Assisi, Italy
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Florence, Italy
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
City of San Marino, San Marino
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Modena, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
11
Milan, Italy
— 1 night
Fly + shuttle:  3​h 45​min
12
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 2 nights
13
Budapest, Hungary
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
14
Rome, Italy
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Sydney, Australia


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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Vatican Museums and Galleria Borghese. Get some cultural insight at Palatine Hill and St. Peter's Basilica. Explore Rome's surroundings by going to Tivoli (Villa Adriana & Villa d'Este). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, delve into the distant past at Colosseum, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria in Trastevere, and admire the striking features of Pantheon.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rome vacation builder .

Sydney, Australia to Rome is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Rome. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Rome to be somewhat warmer, around 24°C, while days are warmer, around 38°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Alberobello.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vatican City, Tivoli
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Vatican Museums
Vatican Museums

1
night
Alberobello, Italy

Alberobello ©
Alberobello is a small town and comune of the Metropolitan City of Bari, Apulia, southern Italy. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): examine the collection at Cantina Albea winery and museum, then steep yourself in history at Centro Storico di Monopoli, then pause for some serene contemplation at Museo e Sito Archeologico Cripta Romanica, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo del Territorio "Casa Pezzolla".

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alberobello itinerary maker .

Getting from Rome to Alberobello by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or take a bus. In August in Alberobello, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Lecce.

Things to do in Alberobello

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Monopoli
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Museo del Territorio ©
Cantina Albea winery and museum ©
Cantina Albea winery and museum

3
nights
Lecce, Italy

Lecce ©
Known as the Florence of the South, Lecce is distinguished for its elaborate Baroque monuments.
Appreciate the collections at Castello Aragonese e Museo Archeologico Castro and Sidereus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria and Basilica Cattedrale di Sant'Agata. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lecce: Cantine Menhir (in Minervino di Lecce), Gallipoli (Castello di Gallipoli & Frantoio Ipogeo di Palazzo Granafei) and Castello di Corigliano d'Otranto (in Corigliano d'Otranto). There's much more to do: enjoy the sea views from Faro di Leuca, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Pietro, examine the collection at Museo Faggiano Lecce, and take some stellar pictures from Cape Palascia.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lecce trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Alberobello to Lecce in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August in Lecce, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Amalfi.

Things to do in Lecce

Historic Sites Museums Wineries

Side Trips

Gallipoli, Santa Maria di Leuca, Otranto, Sidereus, Basilica di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria
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Castello di Corigliano d'Otranto ©
Castello di Corigliano d'Otranto
Chiesa di San Pietro ©
Chiesa di San Pietro

2
nights
Amalfi, Italy

Amalfi ©
Known for its impressive hillside cascade of colorful stone buildings down to the Mediterranean shore, Amalfi is the cultural and commercial heart of southern Italy's Amalfi Coast.
On the 2nd (Sun), learn about winemaking at Le Vigne di Raito, admire the masterpieces at Museo provinciale della Ceramica, then explore the world behind art at Sol’Art Ceramiche, then pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Sant'Andrea, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chiostro del Paradiso. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Museo della Carta, view the masterpieces at Kundry Bottega d'Arte, view the masterpieces at Ceramiche d'Arte Carmela, then take in the exciting artwork at Ravello Arte, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello, and finally admire the striking features of Villa Rufolo.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Amalfi visit planner.

You can drive from Lecce to Amalfi in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Lecce in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Amalfi. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Amalfi

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Ravello, Vietri sul Mare
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Le Vigne di Raito ©
Le Vigne di Raito
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello
Duomo di Sant'Andrea ©
Duomo di Sant'Andrea

2
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. On the 4th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei, then explore the ancient world of Scavi Archeologici di Ercolano, and then explore the ancient world of Ruins of Herculaneum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Parco Archeologico Pausilypon, get to know the fascinating history of Via Caracciolo e Lungomare di Napoli, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di Napoli, then explore the world behind art at Museo Cappella Sansevero, then examine the collection at National Archaeological Museum of Naples, and finally explore the ancient world of Complesso Monumentale San Lorenzo Maggiore - La Neapolis Sotterrata.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Naples road trip planner.

Getting from Amalfi to Naples by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Naples when traveling from Amalfi in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Orvieto.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ercolano, Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
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Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei ©
Gli Scavi Archeologici di Pompei
Ruins of Herculaneum ©
Ruins of Herculaneum
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero

1
night
Orvieto, Italy

Orvieto ©
The striking town of Orvieto, perched on a volcanic cliff overlooking the Umbrian countryside, is known as the Green Heart of Italy.
On the 6th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Palazzo dei Sette, make a trip to Pozzo di San Patrizio, learn about winemaking at Madonna del Latte, then contemplate the long history of Duomo di Orvieto, then examine the collection at Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, and finally explore the world behind art at Church of Saint Agostino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Orvieto trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Naples to Orvieto in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Naples in September, Orvieto is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Assisi.

Things to do in Orvieto

Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Duomo di Orvieto ©
Duomo di Orvieto
Pozzo di San Patrizio ©
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Chiesa San Giovenale ©
Chiesa San Giovenale

1
night
Assisi, Italy

Assisi ©
Rich in culture and religious tradition, Assisi is known as the birthplace of St.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Museo della Porziuncola, explore the ancient world of Roman Forum and Archaeological Museum, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica inferiore di San Francesco d'Assisi, then pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa Nuova, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica di Santa Chiara, and finally steep yourself in history at Eremo delle Carceri. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario di Rivotorto, pause for some serene contemplation at Santa Maria Maggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at San Pietro, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica di Santa Maria degli Angeli, then contemplate the long history of San Damiano, and finally step into the grandiose world of Rocca Maggiore.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Assisi itinerary planner.

You can drive from Orvieto to Assisi in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. September in Assisi sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Florence.

Things to do in Assisi

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Pietro, Santa Maria Maggiore
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5
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abbazia di San Galgano and The Baptistery of St. John. Visit Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Florence: Pisa (Battistero, Duomo di Pisa, & more) and Siena (Siena Cathedral, Centro Storico di Siena, & more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, see the interesting displays at Pitti Palace, contemplate the long history of Loggia dei Lanzi, and enjoy breathtaking views from Campanile di Giotto.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Florence day trip planner.

You can drive from Assisi to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to City of San Marino.

Things to do in Florence

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Siena, Pisa, Abbazia di San Galgano, Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 13:
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Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore ©
Uffizi Galleries ©
Uffizi Galleries
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

1
night
City of San Marino, San Marino

City of San Marino ©
The capital of one of the world's smallest and oldest republics, the hillside city of San Marino boasts a World Heritage-listed old town that's known for its winding cobblestone streets and sweeping views of the surrounding countryside.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Montale Tower, see the interesting displays at Museo delle Curiosità - San Marino, steep yourself in history at Cesta Tower, take an in-depth tour of Torture Museum, then contemplate the long history of Piazza della Liberta, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica del Santo Marino.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the City of San Marino trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Florence to City of San Marino in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Florence in September, expect nights in City of San Marino to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Modena.

Things to do in City of San Marino

Historic Sites Museums
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Guaita ©
Guaita
Piazza della Liberta ©
Piazza della Liberta
Cesta Tower ©
Cesta Tower

2
nights
Modena, Italy

Modena ©
Deemed the Capital of Engines, Modena is the birthplace of Enzo Ferrari and the headquarters of Italian sports cars.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): examine the collection at Casa Museo Luciano Pavarotti, see the interesting displays at Museo Ferrari, do a tasting at Acetaia Villa San Donnino, see the interesting displays at Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti, then examine the collection at MEF-Museo Enzo Ferrari, and finally pause for some photo ops at Palazzo Ducale. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sat): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Modena, appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Fontanesi, contemplate the long history of Palazzo Ducale Piano Primo, then see the interesting displays at Panini Motor Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Galleria Estense.

To find photos and tourist information, read Modena online vacation planner .

You can drive from City of San Marino to Modena in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from City of San Marino in September: highs in Modena hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Milan.

Things to do in Modena

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Palazzo Ducale Piano Primo, Museo Ferrari, Piazza Fontanesi
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 16:
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Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti ©
Acetaia Giuseppe Giusti
Museo Ferrari ©
Museo Ferrari
Duomo di Modena ©
Duomo di Modena

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): examine the collection at Castello Sforzesco, steep yourself in history at Il Cenacolo, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Milano, and finally make a trip to Piazza del Duomo.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Milan vacation site .

You can take a train from Modena to Milan in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Milan are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums
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Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco
Il Cenacolo ©
Il Cenacolo

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nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
The capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana melds German, Mediterranean, and Slovenian culture and history.
On the 17th (Mon), step into the grandiose world of Bled Castle (Blejski Grad), have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. Nicholas (Stolnica Sv. Nikolaja), then take a stroll through Ljubljana Old Town, and finally step into the grandiose world of Ljubljana Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): take in the spiritual surroundings of Franciscan Church (Franciskanska cerkev), examine the collection at Railway Museum, then contemplate the long history of Radovljica Old Town, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Ljubljana tour itinerary planning site .

Getting from Milan to Ljubljana by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in September: high temperatures in Ljubljana hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Budapest.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Radovljica Old Town, Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
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Ljubljana Castle ©
Ljubljana Castle
Bled Castle (Blejski Grad) ©
Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Liberty Statue and Hospital in the Rock. Fisherman's Bastion and House of Terror Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Matthias Church, admire the landmark architecture of Parliament, step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar), and step off the mainland to explore Margaret Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Budapest trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Ljubljana to Budapest by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Fisherman's Bastion ©
Fisherman's Bastion
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

1
night
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Rome vacation builder website .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Rome takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Budapest in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Rome: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
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Roman Forum ©
Roman Forum

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