38 days in Europe Itinerary

38 days in Europe Itinerary

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38 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Adelaide, Australia
Fly:  25​h
1
Istanbul, Turkey
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Vis, Croatia
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Rome, Italy
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Salzburg, Austria
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Colle Santa Lucia, Italy
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Trento, Italy
— 3 nights
9
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
10
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 1 night
train + Fly:  6​h 30​min
11
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
13
London, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
14
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
— 8 nights
End: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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day
Istanbul, Turkey

Istanbul ©
A physical and cultural bridge between Europe and Asia, the transcontinental city of Istanbul serves as a living reminder of the Roman, Byzantine, and Ottoman empires.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sultanahmet District, Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), Misir Carsisi, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Valens Aqueduct, look for gifts at Misir Carsisi, get engrossed in the history at Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), then take a stroll through Sultanahmet District, and finally take a stroll through Istiklal Street.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Istanbul tour itinerary maker tool .

Adelaide, Australia to Istanbul is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Adelaide to Istanbul. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in June; daily highs in Istanbul reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Split.

Things to do in Istanbul

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya) ©
Sultanahmet District ©
Sultanahmet District
Valens Aqueduct ©
Valens Aqueduct

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): learn about winemaking at Putalj Winery, then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and finally stop by Break Time - Nautical Bracelets. Here are some ideas for day two: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, admire the masterpieces at Galerija Mestrovic, pause for some serene contemplation at St Dominic Church, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Split Market, and finally take an in-depth tour of Split Archaeological Museum.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Split trip website .

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Split takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Split. June in Split sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Vis.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Shark Diving
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Galerija Mestrovic ©
Galerija Mestrovic

2
nights
Vis, Croatia

Vis ©
On the 24th (Wed), shop like a local with Eta atelier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Stiniva Cove, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Srebrna Bay, explore the fascinating underground world of Green Cave, then kick back and relax at Zaglav Beach, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Bavul art.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Vis trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from Split to Vis in 3 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Vis can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Vis

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Island of Vis, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Stiniva Cove ©
Stiniva Cove
Scuba & Snorkeling
Eta atelier ©
Eta atelier

2
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 Galleria Borghese, Colosseum, Vatican Museums, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Officine Creative Roma, steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, then explore the world behind art at Vatican Museums, then delve into the distant past at Colosseum, and finally explore the world behind art at Galleria Borghese. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Roman Forum, admire the striking features of Pantheon, ponder the design of Trevi Fountain, don't miss a visit to Piazza Navona, then explore the ancient world of Palatine Hill, and finally take a stroll through Trastevere.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Rome journey planning app .

You can fly from Split to Rome in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Florence.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
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St. Peter's Basilica ©
St. Peter's Basilica
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Step off the beaten path and head to Historic Centre of San Gimignano and Basilica San Miniato al Monte. Piazza del Duomo and The Baptistery of St. John will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, get great views at Piazzale Michelangelo, admire the masterpieces at Pitti Palace, and examine the collection at Stibbert Museum.

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Getting from Rome to Florence by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daytime highs in Florence are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salzburg.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Centre of San Gimignano
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Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Historic Centre of San Gimignano ©
Historic Centre of San Gimignano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo

2
nights
Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges and boasting a well-preserved city center, Salzburg melds culture and history.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Gollinger Wasserfall, take in the spiritual surroundings of Nonnberg Convent, get a taste of the local shopping with Getreidegasse, then get to know the fascinating history of Steingasse, and finally admire the striking features of Salzburg Cathedral.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salzburg holiday planner.

Fly from Florence to Salzburg in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Florence in June: high temperatures in Salzburg hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Colle Santa Lucia.

Things to do in Salzburg

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Gollinger Wasserfall
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Steingasse ©
Steingasse
Salzburg Cathedral ©
Salzburg Cathedral
Residenzgalerie Salzburg ©
Residenzgalerie Salzburg

2
nights
Colle Santa Lucia, Italy

Colle Santa Lucia ©
Colle Santa Lucia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Belluno in the Italian region of Veneto, located about 120km north of Venice and about 40km northwest of Belluno. Passo Giau has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Castel Welsperg, then look for gifts at Nagler, then examine the collection at Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor, and finally trek along Passo Giau. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Museo Vittorino Cazzetta, take a stroll through Centro Storico di Zoppe, then look for gifts at Oh perBacco Wine, and finally examine the collection at Museo Marmolada Grande Guerra 3000 m.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Colle Santa Lucia online road trip planner .

You can drive from Trento to Colle Santa Lucia in 2.5 hours. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Trento in June: highs in Colle Santa Lucia hover around 15°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Colle Santa Lucia

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Oh perBacco Wine, Castel Welsperg, Centro Storico di Zoppe, Museo Marmolada Grande Guerra 3000 m, Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor
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Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor ©
Museum Ladin Ciastel de Tor
Castel Welsperg ©
Castel Welsperg
Museo Vittorino Cazzetta ©
Museo Vittorino Cazzetta

3
nights
Trento, Italy

Trento ©
Tyrol's capital and one of the nation's wealthiest cities, Trento serves as the commercial and cultural center of the region.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Canyon Rio Sass, Grotte di Catullo and Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona. On the 17th (Wed), make a trip to Piazza Duomo, contemplate the waterfront views at Lago di Caldonazzo, then explore the world behind art at Arte Sella, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Santuario Basilica Madonna della Corona, and finally take in breathtaking views at Canyon Rio Sass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Grotte di Catullo, kick back and relax at Jamaica Beach, learn about winemaking at Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Medieval Village of Canale, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Trento trip builder .

You can drive from Colle Santa Lucia to Trento in 3 hours. Traveling from Colle Santa Lucia in June, you will find days in Trento are much warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Venice.

Things to do in Trento

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sirmione, Arte Sella, Cantina Zeni e Museo del Vino, Lago di Caldonazzo, Museo delle Palafitte del Lago di Ledro
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Grotte di Catullo ©
Grotte di Catullo
Arte Sella ©
Arte Sella

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Teatro La Fenice, Basilica di San Marco and Le Perle. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for gifts at Le Perle, then look for gifts at Peterpan Masks, then don't miss a visit to Basilica di San Marco, and finally see a show at Teatro La Fenice. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by The Merchant of Venice - San Fantin, take a stroll through Cannaregio, contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande, stop by Raggio Veneziano, then don't miss a visit to St. Mark's Square, and finally stop by I Tre Mercanti.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Venice trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Trento to Venice takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can drive to Cinque Terre.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco
Piazza San Marco ©
Piazza San Marco
Cannaregio ©
Cannaregio

1
night
Cinque Terre, Italy

Cinque Terre ©
Made up of five picturesque towns on the Ligurian coast, Cinque Terre is Italy's answer to the French Riviera.
On the 10th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Monumento a San Francesco d'Assisi, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Convento dei Cappuccini e Chiesa di San Francesco, explore the historical opulence of Castello di Riomaggiore, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of San Giovanni Battista, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello Doria. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Cantine Lunae, appreciate the extensive heritage of Borgo Storico di Riomaggiore, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chiesa Di San Pietro.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cinque Terre online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Venice to Cinque Terre in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Cantine Lunae
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Vernazza ©
Vernazza
Cantine Lunae ©
Cantine Lunae
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): stroll around Parc Guell, wander the streets of Barri de Gracia, admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, then get to know the fascinating history of Plaça de Sant Felip Neri, then get to know the fascinating history of El Barri Gòtic, and finally take a stroll through El Born. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your taste buds at La Boqueria, appreciate the history behind Casa Mila - La Pedrera, admire the striking features of Casa Amatller, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Templo del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, then see the interesting displays at Carrer del Mirador del Palau Nacional, and finally take a stroll through Ciutat Vella.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Barcelona trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Cinque Terre to Barcelona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cinque Terre in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Barcelona, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Barcelona

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo
Ciutat Vella ©
Ciutat Vella

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Moulin Rouge. You'll explore and learn at Musee d'Orsay and Musee Marmottan Monet. Le Marais and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Paris to go to Maincy and see Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte, which is approximately 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, wander the streets of Trocadero, admire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and get to know the fascinating history of Montmartre.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Paris driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Paris takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Barcelona in June, things will get little chillier in Paris: highs are around 27°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte
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Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte ©
Chateau de Vaux-le-Vicomte

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Ginstitute, Fortnum & Mason, Big Ben, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Westminster and Notting Hill. There's more to do: wander the streets of Greenwich and shop like a local with Piccadilly Circus.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the London trip planner .

Traveling by train from Paris to London takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Greenwich Mean Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Paris in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in London: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Edinburgh.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Nightlife Shopping
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Greenwich ©
Greenwich
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster ©
Westminster

8
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Edinburgh ©
World Heritage-listed Edinburgh combines ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Head to Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Ness Clothing Ltdfor some retail therapy. Discover out-of-the-way places like Holyrood Park and Rosslyn Chapel. Change things up with these side-trips from Edinburgh: Doune Castle (in Doune), Cragside House and Gardens (in Rothbury) and Bamburgh (Bamburgh Castle & Grace Darling Museum). There's much more to do: learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Scotland, take in the dramatic natural features at Arthur's Seat, explore the historical opulence of Edinburgh Castle, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Giles' Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Edinburgh online visit planner .

You can fly from London to Edinburgh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from London in July, things will get slightly colder in Edinburgh: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Edinburgh

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bamburgh, Dunkeld Cathedral, Rosslyn Chapel, The Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wines
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 27:
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National Museum of Scotland ©
National Museum of Scotland
Cragside House and Gardens ©
Cragside House and Gardens
Rosslyn Chapel ©
Rosslyn Chapel

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