45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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45 days in Europe Itinerary

Start: Perth, Australia
Fly:  20​h
1
London, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Nuremberg, Germany
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bratislava, Slovakia
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Budapest, Hungary
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Ljubljana, Slovenia
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Zagreb, Croatia
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
9
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Split, Croatia
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Rome, Italy
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Zurich, Switzerland
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
13
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
14
Zurich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
15
Paris, France
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Perth, Australia

6
nights
London, United Kingdom

Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Step off the beaten path and head to Speed Boats Tours and Emirates Stadium Tour and Museum. There's much more to do: have fun at The All England Lawn Tennis Club, take a stroll through Holland Park, snap pictures at Millennium Bridge, and indulge in your favorite hot beverage with a coffee and tea tour.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our London tour builder website .

Perth, Australia to London is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in July, things will get a bit warmer in London: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Amsterdam.

Things to do in London

Neighborhoods Tours Museums

Side Trip

Speed Boats Tours
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Speed Boats Tours
The All England Lawn Tennis Club ©
Holland Park ©
Holland Park

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Hoge Veluwe National Park and Beach Wassenaarseslag. There's more to do: see the interesting displays at Museum of the Canals.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online sightseeing planner .

You can 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 when traveling from London to Amsterdam is 1 hour. In July in Amsterdam, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Nuremberg.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hoge Veluwe National Park, Beach Wassenaarseslag
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Hoge Veluwe National Park ©
Hoge Veluwe National Park
Museum of the Canals ©
Museum of the Canals
Amsterdam EXPO ©
Amsterdam EXPO

3
nights
Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg ©
Nuremberg's historic town center stands in the shadow of a towering imperial castle that dominates its northwestern corner.
Nuremberg is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Weissgerbergasse, take an in-depth tour of Henkerhaus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Elisabethkirche, and see the interesting displays at Museum fur Kommunikation.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nuremberg trip maker site .

Getting from Amsterdam to Nuremberg by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Nuremberg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Prague.

Things to do in Nuremberg

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Historischer Kunstbunker ©
Historischer Kunstbunker
Museum fur Kommunikation ©
Museum fur Kommunikation
Elisabethkirche ©
Elisabethkirche

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
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.
On the 20th (Mon), stroll around Vyšehradské sady, examine the collection at Speculum Alchemiae Museum, then find something for the whole family at Thrill Park - Prague's Horror Theme Park, and finally explore the engaging exhibits at Muzeum Smyslů. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, head off the coast to Shooters Island, then get to know the fascinating history of The Vrtba Garden, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Grévin s.r.o. Prague.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Prague online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Nuremberg to Prague takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daytime highs in Prague are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bratislava.

Things to do in Prague

Parks Museums Tours
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Vyšehradské sady ©
Vyšehradské sady
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Muzeum Smyslů ©
Muzeum Smyslů

3
nights
Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava ©
Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, attracts visitors for its natural beauty and rich culture, offering a plethora of landscapes, outdoor activities, historical monuments, and a stately old town.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tyrsovo nabrezie and Fountain of peace. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Sad Janka Krala, stroll around Bratislava Forest Park, appreciate the history behind General Millan Rastislav Stefanik Statue, and see Mystery Dinner.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bratislava trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Prague to Bratislava takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Bratislava can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Sat) before leaving for Budapest.

Things to do in Bratislava

Parks Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Botanical Garden ©
Botanical Garden
Tyrsovo nabrezie ©
Tyrsovo nabrezie
Sad Janka Krala ©
Sad Janka Krala

3
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Festetics Palace and Benedictine Abbey. Explore Budapest's surroundings by going to Hungaroring (in Mogyorod), Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral (in Esztergom) and Aeropark Budapest (in Vecses). There's much more to do: do a tasting at Faust Wine Cellar, see the interesting displays at The House of Houdini, appreciate the history behind The Fat Policeman Statue, and head outdoors with Tagore Promenade.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Budapest trip planner.

You can drive from Bratislava to Budapest in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Ljubljana.

Things to do in Budapest

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Festetics Palace, Hungaroring, Esztergom Basilica / Cathedral, Bences Apatsag, Aeropark Budapest
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Tagore Promenade ©
Tagore Promenade
Festetics Palace ©
Festetics Palace
Aeropark Budapest ©
Aeropark Budapest

3
nights
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Ljubljana ©
Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
On the 29th (Wed), trek along Mala Osojnica, don't miss a visit to Mestni Trg, then make a trip to Gornji Trg, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Florian's Church, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Cankarjevo Nabrezje. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Hauptmannova Hisa, walk around Congress Square (Kongresni trg), fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Zale Cemetery, and finally take an in-depth tour of National Museum of Contemporary History (Muzej Novejse Zgodovine Slovenije).

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ljubljana day trip app .

You can drive from Budapest to Ljubljana in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zagreb.

Things to do in Ljubljana

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Mala Osojnica
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Cankarjevo Nabrezje ©
Cankarjevo Nabrezje
Zale Cemetery ©
Zale Cemetery
Gornji Trg ©
Gornji Trg

few
hours
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb ©
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): partake in some friendly competition at Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb, see the interesting displays at Zagreb 80's Museum, and then see the world from above with Air Tours.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zagreb holiday planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Zagreb in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Zagreb

Adventure Tours Outdoors
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Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb ©
Escape Room Enigmarium Zagreb
Zagreb 80's Museum ©
Zagreb 80's Museum

1
night
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Dubrovnik tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Zagreb in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Dubrovnik. You'll set off for Split on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Outdoors Parks
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7
nights
Split, Croatia

Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Discover out-of-the-way places like River Rafting & Tubing and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Explore Split's surroundings by going to Omis (Omis and Cetina River & Starigrad Fortress), Dubovica Beach (in Zarace) and Speed Boats Tours (in Zadar). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, examine the collection at Froggyland, and take an in-depth tour of Etnografski muzej Split.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Split trip itinerary planning site .

Drive from Dubrovnik to Split in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Split, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Rome.

Things to do in Split

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Omis, Dubovica Beach, Sokolarski Raptor Centre, Speed Boats Tours, Church Of St. Roch
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River Rafting & Tubing
Speed Boats Tours
Starigrad Fortress ©
Starigrad Fortress

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Foro di Cesare and Piazza del Campidoglio. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Colle Aventino, have fun and explore at Welcome to Rome, take in nature's colorful creations at Monte Pincio, and explore the ancient world of Domus Aurea.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Rome day trip planning tool .

Getting from Split to Rome by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Rome

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Welcome to Rome ©
Welcome to Rome
Foro di Cesare ©
Foro di Cesare
Piazza del Campidoglio ©
Piazza del Campidoglio

few
hours
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take a stroll through Lake Zurich, Eastern Bank, take in the spiritual surroundings of Wasserkirche, then get lost in a book at Zentralbibliothek, and finally make a trip to Predigerkirche.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Rome to Zurich takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in August: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 28°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Wasserkirche ©
Wasserkirche
Zentralbibliothek ©
Zentralbibliothek
Predigerkirche ©
Predigerkirche

3
nights
Lucerne, Switzerland

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
On the 12th (Wed), shop like a local with Kunsthalle Luzern and then examine the collection at Bourbaki Panorama. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Kornmarkt, ponder the world of politics at Town Hall, pause for some serene contemplation at Jesuitenkirche, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten), and finally take in the pleasant sights at LA Collection'Air Art Park at Chateau Guetsch in Lucerne.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Lucerne trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Lucerne takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Lucerne can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Lucerne

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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Bourbaki Panorama ©
Bourbaki Panorama
Spreuer Bridge ©
Spreuer Bridge
Jesuitenkirche ©
Jesuitenkirche

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night
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
On the 15th (Sat), explore the galleries of Zunfthaus zur Meisen, make a trip to Sechselautenplatz, take a leisurely stroll along Seebad Utoquai, then head outdoors with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Flussbad Oberer Letten.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip planning app .

You can drive from Lucerne to Zurich in an hour. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums
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Flussbad Oberer Letten ©
Flussbad Oberer Letten
Zunfthaus zur Meisen ©
Zunfthaus zur Meisen
Sechselautenplatz ©
Sechselautenplatz

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul and Philippe-Chatrier Court. Change things up with a short trip to Ruelle des Chats in Troyes (about 2h 30 min away). There's much more to do: wander the streets of 1st Arrondissement, stroll around Coulee Verte Rene-Dumont, get engrossed in the history at Memorial De La Shoah, and snap pictures at Pont-Neuf.

To find maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris route planner .

You can fly from Zurich to Paris in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Troyes
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Philippe-Chatrier Court ©
Philippe-Chatrier Court
Cathedrale Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul ©
1st Arrondissement ©
1st Arrondissement

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