41 days in Europe Itinerary

41 days in Europe Itinerary

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41 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
2
Paris, France
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
3
Ghent, Belgium
— 3 nights
train:  3​h
4
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
5
Heidelberg, Germany
— 3 nights
train:  5​h 15​min
6
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
7
Milan, Italy
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
8
Venice, Italy
— 1 night
9
Florence, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Cinque Terre, Italy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Florence, Italy
— 1 day
train:  1​h 45​min
12
Rome, Italy
— 3 nights
13
Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
14
Rome, Italy
— 1 day
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia


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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Westminster Abbey, Natural History Museum, Kensington Palace, and other attractions.

Take the guesswork out of planning a London vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to London is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is minus 10 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for colder days and little chillier nights in London: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 3°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Paris.

Things to do in London

Historic Sites Nightlife Fun & Games
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Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey
Coca-Cola London Eye ©
Coca-Cola London Eye
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

4
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.
You've added Le Marais, Latin Quarter, Arc de Triomphe, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Paris planner .

You can take a train from London to Paris in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March in Paris, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Ghent.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

3
nights
Ghent, Belgium

Ghent ©
Ghent melds the fairy tale-like beauty of Bruges with its stunning Flemish architecture, while at the same time supporting a vibrant cafe and bar scene.
Explore hidden gems such as Ghent City Center and Patershol. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Bavo's Cathedral, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Nicholas' Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Kraanlei.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ghent trip website .

Getting from Paris to Ghent by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Ghent can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Ghent

Historic Sites Tours Parks
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St. Nicholas' Cathedral ©
St. Nicholas' Cathedral
Ghent City Center
Ghent City Center
Saint Bavo's Cathedral ©
Saint Bavo's Cathedral

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes De 9 Straatjes, Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get to know the fascinating history of Brouwersgracht, explore the activities along The Amstel, and then take a stroll through Red Light District. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through The Jordaan, admire the masterpieces at Rijksmuseum, then take an in-depth tour of Anne Frank House, then admire the landmark architecture of Royal Palace Amsterdam, and finally look for gifts at Van Stapele Koekmakerij.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Amsterdam driving holiday website .

Drive from Ghent to Amsterdam in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Fri) before leaving for Heidelberg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
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The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Anne Frank House ©
Anne Frank House
Rijksmuseum ©
Rijksmuseum

3
nights
Heidelberg, Germany

Heidelberg ©
A vibrant university city, Heidelberg is nestled in the picturesque Neckar river valley.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Schloss Heidelberg and Old Heidelberg University (Alte Universitat). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Kornmarkt, admire the landmark architecture of Elizabeth Gate, appreciate the history behind Thingstatte, and get lost in a book at University Library (Universitatsbibliothek).

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Heidelberg trip planner.

Getting from Amsterdam to Heidelberg by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In April, daytime highs in Heidelberg are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Interlaken.

Things to do in Heidelberg

Historic Sites Museums
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Schloss Heidelberg ©
Schloss Heidelberg
Heidelberg Tun ©
Heidelberg Tun

4
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parasailing & Paragliding and Unspunnen Castle. Step out of Interlaken to go to Zurich and see Lake Zurich, which is approximately 2 hours away. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Harderkulm, sample the tasty concoctions at Haarige Kuh Brauerei, take a memorable drive along BOHAG Helikopterrundflug, and stop by Mad Cow.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Interlaken tour planner.

You can drive from Heidelberg to Interlaken in 4 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Heidelberg in April, Interlaken is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Milan.

Things to do in Interlaken

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Zurich
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

3
nights
Milan, Italy

Milan ©
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Piazza del Duomo and La Casa Maledetta. The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castello Sforzesco, admire the striking features of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, pause for some photo ops at Arco della Pace, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbazia di Chiaravalle.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Milan itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Interlaken to Milan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, Milan is somewhat warmer than Interlaken - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Venice.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Duomo di Milano ©
Duomo di Milano
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Castello Sforzesco ©
Castello Sforzesco

1
night
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.
To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Venice day trip planning tool .

Take a train from Milan to Venice in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Florence.

Things to do in Venice

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

3
nights
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Considered a cultural, artistic, and architectural jewel of Italy, Florence is the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance.
You've added Oltrarno, Piazzale Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Florence sightseeing app .

Take a train from Venice to Florence in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April in Florence, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for Rome on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Florence

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 17:
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Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): make a trip to Borgo Antico. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church, then trek along Sentiero Monterosso - Vernazza, then pause for some serene contemplation at Santuario di Nostra Signora di Montenero, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Borgo Storico di Manarola.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cinque Terre travel route builder website .

Drive from Florence to Cinque Terre in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Florence.

Things to do in Cinque Terre

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Margherita di Antiochia Church ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza ©
Footpath Monterosso - Vernazza
Vernazza ©
Vernazza

1
day
Florence, Italy

Florence ©
Your list of things to see and do now includes Oltrarno, Piazzale Michelangelo, Ponte Vecchio, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): admire the striking features of Loggia dei Lanzi, take a stroll through Oltrarno, then take in the views from Ponte Vecchio, then take some stellar pictures from Piazzale Michelangelo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Piazza del Duomo.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Florence journey builder website .

You can drive from Cinque Terre to Florence in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Florence

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Piazza del Duomo ©
Piazza del Duomo
Piazzale Michelangelo ©
Piazzale Michelangelo
Ponte Vecchio ©
Ponte Vecchio

3
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 Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Colosseum. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia and find something for the whole family at Cinecitta World.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rome road trip planning website .

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. On the 28th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Rome

Theme Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Cinecitta World ©
Cinecitta World
Pantheon ©
Pantheon
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia ©
Palazzo Chigi di Ariccia

5
nights
Naples, Italy

Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museo Cappella Sansevero and Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli. Step out of Naples with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Amalfi--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Galleria Borbonica, delve into the distant past at Pompeii Archaeological Park, steep yourself in history at Acquaquiglia del Pozzaro, and don't miss a visit to Miglio Sacro.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Naples trip planning site .

Getting from Rome to Naples by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Naples are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Rome.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Pompeii, Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Apr 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Museo Cappella Sansevero ©
Museo Cappella Sansevero
Galleria Borbonica ©
Galleria Borbonica

1
day
Rome, Italy

Rome ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and Colosseum. On the 28th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Centro Storico Associazione Centro Storico, explore the ancient world of Pantheon, then admire the local landmark of Trevi Fountain, and finally delve into the distant past at Colosseum.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Rome trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a train from Naples to Rome in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Colosseum ©
Colosseum
Trevi Fountain ©
Trevi Fountain
Pantheon ©
Pantheon

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