42 days in Europe Itinerary

42 days in Europe Itinerary

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42 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Haugesund, Norway
Fly:  19​h
1
Ufa, Russia
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Istanbul, Turkey
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Venice, Italy
— 2 nights
6
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Barcelona, Spain
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
9
Lisbon, Portugal
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
10
Paris, France
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
11
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
12
Amsterdam, Holland
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
13
Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Haugesund, Norway

1
day
Ufa, Russia

Ufa
Widely considered one of Russia's loveliest cities, Ufa is home to many sites dedicated to the country's nature and history.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Mall Ekvator.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Ufa journey app .

Haugesund, Norway to Ufa is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 4 hours traveling from Haugesund to Ufa. When traveling from Haugesund in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Ufa, with highs around 13°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Istanbul.

Things to do in Ufa

Shopping
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2
nights
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.
Istanbul is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Hagia Sophia Museum / Church (Ayasofya), admire the masterpieces at Kariye Museum (The Chora Church), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sultan Ahmed Mosque, and hunt for treasures at Kapali Carsi.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Istanbul trip maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ufa to Istanbul. The time zone difference when traveling from Ufa to Istanbul is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Ufa in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Istanbul: highs are around 20°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Istanbul

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Topkapi Palace ©
Topkapi Palace
Sultan Ahmed Mosque ©
Sultan Ahmed Mosque

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

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.
Budapest is known for historic sites, spas, nightlife, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament, contemplate the long history of Liberty Statue, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and make a trip to Fisherman's Bastion.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Budapest holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Istanbul to Budapest takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Central European Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Istanbul in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Budapest, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Food Tours
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

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.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Old Town Square, get great views at Petřín, take an in-depth tour of Jewish Museum in Prague, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Vitus Cathedral.

To see reviews and more tourist information, read Prague journey website .

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Prague takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in April, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 5°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Venice.

Things to do in Prague

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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Food Tours
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Basilica di San Marco, admire the masterpieces at Peggy Guggenheim Collection, then admire the striking features of Doge's Palace, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Canal Grande. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Ponte di Rialto, steep yourself in history at Ponte dei Sospiri, then get to know the fascinating history of St. Mark's Square, and finally explore the world behind art at Gallerie dell'Accademia.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Venice trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Prague to Venice in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Prague in April, things will get a bit warmer in Venice: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Doge's Palace ©
Doge's Palace
Canal Grande ©
Canal Grande
Basilica di San Marco
Basilica di San Marco

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
Florence is known for museums, historic sites, shopping, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Uffizi Galleries, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, make a trip to Piazzale Michelangelo, and examine the collection at Academy Of Florence Art Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Florence travel route planner .

Traveling by train from Venice to Florence takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Florence can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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Food Tours
Gallerie Degli Uffizi ©
Gallerie Degli Uffizi
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery ©
Academy Of Florence Art Gallery

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.
Rome is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, classes, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Colosseum, get to know the fascinating history of Piazza Navona, make a trip to Trevi Fountain, and wander the streets of Trastevere.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rome trip planner.

Traveling by train from Florence to Rome takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Barcelona.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vatican City
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 28:
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Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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.
Barcelona is known for parks, nightlife, museums, shopping, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of Basilica of the Sagrada Familia, see the interesting displays at Museo Picasso, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Barcelona Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Casa Batllo.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Barcelona trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Rome to Barcelona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In April in Barcelona, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Lisbon.

Things to do in Barcelona

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Basilica of the Sagrada Familia ©
Basilica of the Sagrada Familia
Parc Guell ©
Parc Guell
Casa Batllo ©
Casa Batllo

3
nights
Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon ©
Built on seven hills, Lisbon has experienced a renaissance in recent years, making it the cultural star of Portugal.
Take a break from Lisbon with a short trip to Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Belém Tower, make a trip to Praca do Comercio (Terreiro do Paco), explore the historical opulence of Castelo de S. Jorge, and take in the exciting artwork at Museu Calouste Gulbenkian.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lisbon trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Barcelona to Lisbon takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Lisbon due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Lisbon can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Lisbon

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Quinta da Regaleira
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Belém Tower ©
Belém Tower
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos ©
Mosteiro dos Jeronimos
Lisbon Oceanarium ©
Lisbon Oceanarium

3
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, pause for some photo ops at Arc de Triomphe, and admire the masterpieces at Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Paris visit app .

Getting from Lisbon to Paris by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lisbon to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lisbon in May, expect Paris to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to take a train to London.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Find places to stay May 4 — 8:
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Musee d'Orsay ©
Musee d'Orsay

4
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.
London is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery, explore the historical opulence of Buckingham Palace, get engrossed in the history at Westminster Abbey, and take in the views from Tower Bridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the London visit planner.

You can take a train from Paris to London in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Paris to London, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May in London, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay May 8 — 12:
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National Gallery ©
National Gallery
Tower Bridge ©
Tower Bridge
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
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, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Van Gogh Museum, take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, wander the streets of The Jordaan, and hunt for treasures at Albert Cuyp Market.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Amsterdam route tool .

Fly from London to Amsterdam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Time is 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dublin.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay May 12 — 16:
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Museumphoto ©
Museumphoto
Van Gogh Museum ©
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

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nights
Dublin, Ireland

Dublin ©
A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
Dublin is known for museums, breweries & distilleries, historic sites, nightlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: indulge your thirst for a good beer at Guinness Storehouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at St. Stephen's Green, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Patrick's Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Dublin Castle.

Plan my day in Dublin using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Amsterdam to Dublin in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Amsterdam to Dublin, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, Dublin is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Guinness Storehouse ©
Guinness Storehouse
Kilmainham Gaol ©
Kilmainham Gaol
Phoenix Park ©
Phoenix Park

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