36 days in Europe Itinerary

36 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Naples, Train to Rome
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Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly to Split, Ferry to Hvar
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Hvar, Croatia
— 2 nights
Ferry to Split, Fly to Prague
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Prague, Czech Republic
— 2 nights
Fly
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Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly
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Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Train
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Paris, France
— 4 nights
Train
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 2 nights
Fly
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Copenhagen, Denmark
— 3 nights
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Train to Svedala station, Taxi to Malmo, Fly to Stockholm
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Stockholm, Sweden
— 3 nights
Fly
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St. Petersburg, Russia
— 3 nights
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Rome, Italy

— 3 nights

Eternal City

Aptly nicknamed the Eternal City, Rome is the birthplace of the Roman Empire, one of the world's greatest civilizations ever.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Museo Storico Piana delle Orme and Monte Pincio. Get out of town with these interesting Rome side-trips: Mentalmente Escape Room (in Frascati) and Parco Nazionale Del Circeo (in Sabaudia). There's much more to do: have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, explore the ancient world of Forum of Augustus, get a sense of history and politics at Quirinale Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa di Santa Maria del Popolo.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Rome visit planner.

Mackay, Australia to Rome is an approximately 31.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In September in Rome, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Rome

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

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Hvar, Croatia

— 2 nights

Croatian St. Tropez

The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): awaken your taste buds at Hvar Tours, see the sky in a new way at Fort Napoljun - Napolean, kick back and relax at Island Galesnik, then kick back and relax at Hvar Beach, then kick back and relax at Mekicevica Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at Malo Grablje. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with Skydiving Hvar | Skydiving Croatia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of St Lawrence, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fortress Church of St. Mary of Mercy, head outdoors with Glavica Hill, then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of St. Roch, and finally take an in-depth tour of Stari Grad Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Rome to Hvar in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train and ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Hvar can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Prague.

Things to do in Hvar

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites · Wineries

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Prague, Czech Republic

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll around Park Průhonice, enjoy some diversion at Prague Armory, brush up on your military savvy at Kbely Aviation Museum, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, then stop by Pražská Čokoláda - Nerudova, and finally push the limits with Prague Shooting Trips. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the historical opulence of Waldstein Palace, and then cross one thing off your bucket list with Sky Service.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Prague online holiday planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Hvar to Prague in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Hvar in September, with highs in Prague at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can fly to Barcelona.

Things to do in Prague

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure · Historic Sites

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Barcelona, Spain

— 2 nights

Jewel of the Mediterranean

Barcelona, the country’s second-largest city, is a cosmopolitan urban center known for its throbbing youthful energy and stellar architecture.
On the 25th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, take a leisurely stroll along Port Vell, get engrossed in the history at Museu d'Història de Catalunya, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bogatell Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nova Mar Bella Beach, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Barcelona day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Prague to Barcelona takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Prague in September; daily highs in Barcelona reach 30°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

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Lisbon, Portugal

— 3 nights

City of Seven Hills

Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Igreja de Sao Domingos (Santa Justa e Rufina). Get out of town with these interesting Lisbon side-trips: Praia Foz do Arelho (in Caldas da Rainha), Praia da Adraga (in Almocageme) and Peniche (Baleal Beach & Cabo Carvoeiro). And it doesn't end there: get great views at Cabo Espichel, look for all kinds of wild species at Sado Emotion, explore the historical opulence of Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, and learn about all things military at Museu de Marinha.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lisbon trip planner.

Getting from Barcelona to Lisbon by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Western European Standard Time (WET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to fly to Dublin.

Things to do in Lisbon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Step off the beaten path and head to Vagabond Tours and Bray Head. Explore Dublin's surroundings by going to Celtic Rider (in Kill), Altamont Gardens (in Tullow) and Medieval Mile Museum (in Kilkenny). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Howth Hills, explore the world behind art at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pearse Lyons Whiskey Distillery, and learn about all things military at Richmond Barracks.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Lisbon to Dublin by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Lisbon in September, things will get little chillier in Dublin: highs are around 19°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to London.

Things to do in Dublin

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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London, United Kingdom

— 3 nights

The Square Mile

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kent Ballooning and The Hawking Centre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around London: Whitstable (Whitstable Town Centre & Whitstable Harbour), The Big Cat Sanctuary (in Smarden) and Westgate Gardens (in Canterbury). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Cambridge American Cemetery and Memorial, walk around Primrose Hill, snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, and stroll through Hampstead Heath.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the London road trip website.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to London takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In October, daily temperatures in London can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in London

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Paris, France

— 4 nights

City of Light

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cathedrale Saint-Pierre and Coulee Verte Rene-Dumont. Get out of town with these interesting Paris side-trips: Destination H2o (in Combreux), Loire a Velo Cycle Path (in Orleans) and Fly Attitude Parachutisme (in Montargis). There's lots more to do: ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ruelle des Chats, stroll around Parc du Champ de Mars, and take a stroll through 1st Arrondissement.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary planning app.

You can take a train from London to Paris in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Paris

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours · Adventure

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands

— 2 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): walk around Sarphatipark, stroll around Amsterdamse Bos, explore the world behind art at Museum of the Canals, see the interesting displays at Dutch Costume Museum and Dutch Costume Photo Studio, then make a trip to Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and finally examine the collection at Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, don't miss a visit to Molen De Kat, wander the streets of Stadshart Zaandam, then explore and take pictures at Museummolen Schermer, then stroll through Strand van Katwijk aan Zee, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Beach Wassenaarseslag.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Amsterdam driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Paris to Amsterdam takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Copenhagen.

Things to do in Amsterdam

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Copenhagen, Denmark

— 3 nights

City of Beautiful Towers

Founded in the 10th century as a Viking fishing village, Copenhagen has morphed into the cultural, political, and economic powerhouse of the country.
Explore hidden gems such as Copenhagen Surf School and Copenhagen Cruise Tours. Explore Copenhagen's surroundings by going to Sporvejsmuseet Skjoldenaesholm (in Ringsted), Roskilde (Byparken City Park, Roskilde & Lutzhofts Kobmandsgard) and Sletten Havn (in Humlebaek). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Rudolph Tegners Museum, pause for some photo ops at Zinkglobal, explore the activities along Havnebadet Islands brygge, and step into the grandiose world of Frederiksborg slotshave.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Copenhagen road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Copenhagen can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Stockholm.

Things to do in Copenhagen

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

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Stockholm, Sweden

— 3 nights

Beauty by the Water

One of Europe's most culturally diverse cities, Stockholm extends over 14 islands, united by a series of tunnels and bridges.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tyresta National Park and Sofia Kyrka. Explore Stockholm's surroundings by going to Vaxholm (Vaxholms Fastnings Museum, Skargardens Kanotcenter Kayaks & Outdoor, &more). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Johannes Kyrka, get outside with Hellasgarden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Skansen - Akvariet, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bergius Botanic Garden.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Stockholm road trip app.

Do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Copenhagen in October, Stockholm is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to St. Petersburg.

Things to do in Stockholm

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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St. Petersburg, Russia

— 3 nights

Venice of the North

Built on a desolate swamp as a showcase capital of Imperial Russia, this grand city has certainly lived up to the expectations of its founder, Tsar Peter the Great.
On the 19th (Tue), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, step into the grandiose world of Alexander Palace, admire the masterpieces at Kameronova Gallery Museum, admire the striking features of White Tower, then pause for some serene contemplation at Gothic Kapella, and finally walk around Olga's and Tsaritsyn Islands Pavilions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Eco Path, stroll around Zelenogorsk Recreation Park, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Actor Georgiy Vitsin, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Evangelical-Lutheran Church of the Transfiguration of Our Lord, then see the interesting displays at Vselennaya Vody Museum Complex, and finally stroll around Kirov Central Park of Culture and Recreation.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the St. Petersburg travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Stockholm to St. Petersburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Stockholm to St. Petersburg due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Stockholm in October, plan for slightly colder days in St. Petersburg, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in St. Petersburg

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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