41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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Paris, France
— 4 nights
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland
— 4 nights
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Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 1 night
Fly
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Athens, Greece
— 3 nights
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Fira, Greece
— 2 nights
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Krakow, Poland
— 3 nights
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Berlin, Germany
— 3 nights
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
— 3 nights
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London, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
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Brussels, Belgium
— 1 night
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Oxford, United Kingdom
— 5 nights
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Paris, Arc de Triomphe and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Orsay, take in nature's colorful creations at Luxembourg Gardens, and admire the landmark architecture of Sainte-Chapelle.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary planner.

Perth, Australia to Paris is an approximately 22-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to Paris, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in June, expect Paris to be a bit warmer, temps between 27°C and 15°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lauterbrunnen.
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Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Lauterbrunnen, Switzerland — 4 nights

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Matterhorn, Aletsch Glacier, Paragliding Interlaken, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Village.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen online trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Paris to Lauterbrunnen in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Rome.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Rome, Italy — 4 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: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, admire the masterpieces at Vatican Museums, steep yourself in history at Palatine Hill, and don't miss a visit to Roman Forum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rome driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Rome takes 9.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Rome are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Naples.
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Naples, Italy — 1 night

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Pompeii Archaeological Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 1st (Sat), don't miss a visit to Pompeii Archaeological Park, then steep yourself in history at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, and then see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get impressive views of Vesuvio National Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Underground Naples.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Naples trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a train from Rome to Naples in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In July, daily temperatures in Naples can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Athens.
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Athens, Greece — 3 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Change things up with these side-trips from Athens: Archaeological Site Mycenae (in Mycenae) and Fortress Palamidi (in Nafplio). There's much more to do: stop by Plaka, appreciate the history behind Temple of Olympian Zeus, delve into the distant past at Ancient Agora of Athens, and admire the masterpieces at National Archaeological Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Athens online trip builder.

Fly from Naples to Athens in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Naples to Athens is 1 hour. In July in Athens, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can fly to Fira.
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Fira, Greece — 2 nights

Fira, the busy capital of Santorini, sits on the very edge of a volcanic caldera.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get interesting insight from Tours and then view the masterpieces at Ernesto Workshop & Gallery.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Fira trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Athens to Fira takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and ferry; or ride a ferry. When traveling from Athens in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Fira: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Krakow.
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Krakow, Poland — 3 nights

Slavic Rome

One of Poland's oldest cities, Krakow sits at the foot of the Carpathian Mountains, its historical town center nestled on the left bank of the Vistula River.
You've now added GrotGun - Shooting Range - Strzelnica Krakow to your itinerary. When in Krakow, make a side trip to see Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, approximately Oswiecim away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Wawel Cathedral, admire the striking features of St. Mary's Basilica, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawel Royal Castle, and take an in-depth tour of Jagiellonian University Museum Collegium Maius.

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Traveling by flight from Fira to Krakow takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time (EET) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 1 hour. In July, Krakow is little chillier than Fira - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can fly to Berlin.
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Berlin, Germany — 3 nights

Athens of the Spree

The country's capital and largest city, Berlin is a diverse urban center boasting a lively nightlife and countless things to do.
Berlin is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Reichstag Building, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at The Holocaust Memorial - Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, and make a trip to Brandenburg Gate.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Berlin trip website.

You can fly from Krakow to Berlin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Amsterdam.
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands — 3 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.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Van Gogh Museum, stop by The Jordaan, explore the galleries of Museum Het Rembrandthuis, and walk around Vondelpark.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam online travel planner.

Fly from Berlin to Amsterdam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to fly to London.
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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.
Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: make a trip to Coca-Cola London Eye, admire the masterpieces at The British Museum, stroll around Hyde Park, and ponder the world of politics at Houses of Parliament.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read London online tour planner.

You can fly from Amsterdam to London in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amsterdam to London due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to take a train to Brussels.
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Brussels, Belgium — 1 night

Capital of Europe

The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): browse the exhibits of Atomium, admire the striking features of St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), buy something for everyone on your list at Les Galeries Royales Saint-Hubert, then pause for some photo ops at Manneken Pis, and finally contemplate the long history of Grand Place.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brussels vacation builder.

You can take a train from London to Brussels in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Brussels, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. July in Brussels sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to fly to Oxford.
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Oxford, United Kingdom — 5 nights

City of Dreaming Spires

A busy, cosmopolitan city, Oxford is perhaps best known for its ancient university.
Explore Oxford's surroundings by going to Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths), Warwick Castle (in Warwick) and Stonehenge (in Amesbury). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Hidcote Manor Garden, examine the collection at Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, don't miss a visit to Iffley Lock, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at The Oxford Artisan Distillery.

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Getting from Brussels to Oxford by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Oxford is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Oxford are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.
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Santorini travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Ruins
Wine Island
Known for dramatic views and romantic sunsets, the island of Santorini draws visitors with its long string of black, white, and red beaches. The largest and most significant of a small group of volcanic islands located just 200 km (120 mi) southeast of Greece's mainland, Santorini boasts just over 15,000 permanent residents. Created by a massive volcanic eruption that likely destroyed a single large island, the archipelago still features an active volcano, which saw its last eruption in the 1950s. The easiest way to explore Santorini's craggy coastline is on foot. Start by visiting the archaeological sites on the island's southwestern side, which offer a chance to discover the area's ancient past with unobstructed views of the famed volcano.
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Poland travel guide

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A massive country in eastern Europe, Poland offers much to those who venture beyond the continent's more traditional touristic destinations. Dating back to the first millennium, the republic has over a thousand years of heritage to explore, including an abundance of World War II history. Bordered by Germany to the west and Ukraine and Belarus to the east, Poland was the rope in a game of tug of war between German Nazis and the Soviet Allied forces. Major cities like Krakow, Warsaw, Gdansk, Wroclaw, Lodz, Poznan, and Lublin are offer an array of cultural attractions. The infamous concentration camp Auschwitz, near Krakow, is a difficult experience but a must for anyone visiting the area. Be sure to sample hearty comfort foods rich in meat, cabbage, and spices--the Polish secret to making it through harsh winters.
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Belgium travel guide

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A small country packing a big punch in terms of tourist attractions, Belgium sits at the crossroads of Western Europe, its cities soaked in history and famed for their lively arts, fashion, and dining scenes. Although it advertises itself simply as "A Food Lover's Dream," this country of just 11 million people boasts a rich architectural heritage, world-famous breweries, pristine natural areas, and touching memorials marking major battlegrounds from both World War I and World War II. Put the country's elegant cities of Brussels and Bruges at the top of your itinerary, but don't forget that Belgium's less-explored countryside offers dense forests, rolling hills, and lush valleys.
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