40 days in Vienna, London & Italy Itinerary

40 days in Vienna, London & Italy Itinerary

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Vienna, Austria
— 17 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 7 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 1 day
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Crema, Italy
— 1 night
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Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
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Grosseto, Italy
— 2 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 7 nights
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Vienna, Austria — 17 nights

City of Dreams

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 sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Schonbrunn Palace, explore the world behind art at Belvedere Palace, make a trip to Haus der Musik Wien, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum (Naturhistorisches Museum).

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Vienna trip planner.

Perth, Australia to Vienna is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Perth to Vienna due to the time zone difference. In January, Vienna is much colder than Perth - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. You'll set off for London on the 20th (Fri).
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London, United Kingdom — 7 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.
London is known for museums, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Cathedral, make a trip to Big Ben, and get engrossed in the history at The British Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the London trip planner.

You can fly from Vienna to London in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Vienna to London. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Vienna in January; daily highs in London reach 9°C and lows reach 2°C. You'll set off for Milan on the 27th (Fri).
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Milan, Italy — 1 day

Fashion Capital of World

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 28th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Piazza del Duomo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Duomo di Milano, then get engrossed in the history at Galleria 92 - Casa Storica del 1867, and finally admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II.

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You can fly from London to Milan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Milan due to the time zone difference. January in Milan sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Crema.
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Crema, Italy — 1 night

Crema is a city and comune in the province of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy in northern Italy. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Chiesa della Santissima Trinita', pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica Santa Maria della Croce, get a sense of history and politics at Palazzo del Comune, don't miss a visit to Cathedral, then make a trip to Piazza del Duomo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico di Crema.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Crema online attractions planner.

Getting from Milan to Crema by car takes about 1.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Florence.
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Florence, Italy — 3 nights

Birthplace of the Italian Renaissance

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Florence Academy of Fine Arts, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, ponder the world of politics at Palazzo Vecchio, and examine the collection at Pitti Palace.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence road trip planning site.

You can drive from Crema to Florence in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Crema in January; daily highs in Florence reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grosseto.
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Grosseto, Italy — 2 nights

Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy breathtaking views from Fortezza di Montalcino, learn about winemaking at Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona, and then explore the ancient world of Area Archeologica di Roselle. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Corso Giosue Carducci, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico e d'Arte della Maremma, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chiesa di San Francesco d'Assisi, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza Dante, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Duomo di San Lorenzo.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grosseto travel route planner.

You can drive from Florence to Grosseto in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Grosseto sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a train to Rome.
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Rome, Italy — 7 nights

Eternal City

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, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at St. Peter's Basilica, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Pantheon, make a trip to Spanish Steps, and delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rome online trip maker.

You can take a train from Grosseto to Rome in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February, daytime highs in Rome are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. You'll set off for home on the 10th (Fri).
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Austria travel guide

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Situated in the Central European Alps, Austria combines an alluring bundle of elegant urban architecture, cultural centers, and dramatic landscapes. This German-speaking country of 8.5 million residents is known for its rich history, dating back to the Hapsburg Empire, as well as its art, music, and scenery. Along with the neighboring country of Switzerland, Austria serves as the winter sports capital of Europe and is home to some of the continent's most popular ski resorts. This landlocked nation draws visitors from across the globe to its mountains, historical villages, and culturally rich cities. Experience trekking in the Alps one day and drinking regional wine at a crowded pub after a day of sightseeing in the capital Vienna the next.
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Italy travel guide

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Landmarks · Ruins · Beaches
Italy is a land of high fashion, fine art, exquisite architecture, luxury sports cars, outstanding cuisine--and an insatiable taste for "la dolce vita." It's also home to the greatest number of World Heritage Sites in the world, making it an ideal place for your next holiday. The country boasts a varied landscape of mountain ranges, alpine lakes, and coastal towns, so it's no wonder travelers often refer to it as the bel paese (beautiful country). With so many places to visit, visitors often have a difficult time planning their itinerary. The smaller villages each feature a distinct character and a blend of architecture, art, and cuisine. In the country, you'll find countless archeological sites dating back to Roman times and beyond. The country's cities and seaside resorts are cosmopolitan powerhouses with museums, galleries, restaurants, shops, open-air markets, and pedestrian-friendly historic areas.
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Province of Grosseto travel guide

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Beaches · Hot Springs · Gardens
Grosseto is a city and comune in the central Italian region of Tuscany, the capital of the Province of Grosseto. The city lies 14km from the Tyrrhenian Sea, in the Maremma, at the centre of an alluvial plain on the Ombrone river.It is the most populous city in Maremma, with 82,284 inhabitants. The comune of Grosseto includes the frazioni of Marina di Grosseto, the largest one, Roselle, Principina a Mare, Principina Terra, Montepescali, Braccagni, Istia d'Ombrone, Batignano, Alberese and Rispescia.HistoryThe origins of Grosseto can be traced back to the High Middle Ages. It was first mentioned in 803 as a fief of the Counts Aldobrandeschi, in a document recording the assignment of the church of St. George to Ildebrando degli Aldobrandeschi, whose successors were counts of the Grossetana Mark until the end of the 12th century.

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