45 days in Europe Itinerary

45 days in Europe Itinerary

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Fly to Malta International Airport, Drive to Birzebbuga
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Birzebbuga, Malta
— 1 day
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Valletta, Malta
— 6 nights
Fly
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
— 4 nights
Fly
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Genoa, Italy
— 3 nights
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Naples, Italy
— 5 nights
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Milan, Italy
— 2 nights
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Dublin, Ireland
— 4 nights
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Budapest, Hungary
— 5 nights
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
— 2 nights
Train to St Pancras International, Fly to Athens
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— 12 nights
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Birzebbuga, Malta

— 1 day
Birżebbuġa, sometimes spelt Birzebbugia, is a seaside town in the Southern Region of Malta, close to Marsaxlokk. On the 1st (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Knisja tal-Madonna ta' Pompei and then stroll through Pretty Bay.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Birzebbuga day trip website.

Brussels, Belgium to Birzebbuga is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in Birzebbuga hover around 36°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Valletta.

Things to do in Birzebbuga

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

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Valletta, Malta

— 6 nights

Most Proud

Malta's capital city, Valletta preserves most of its medieval architecture, built in the 16th and 17th centuries by the Knights Hospitaller, once a powerful military order.
You've added St. John's Co-Cathedral, St Francis Church, Wied il-Mielah Window, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Valletta online trip itinerary builder.

Valletta is just a short distance from Birzebbuga. In July, daily temperatures in Valletta can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Luxembourg City.

Things to do in Valletta

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

— 4 nights

Gibraltar of the North

While Luxembourg City boasts the shiny headquarters of several European institutions and EU offices, it is also home to a beautiful old town that's designated as a World Heritage Site.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Le Chemin de la Corniche and Barrio Grund. Discover out-of-the-way places like Casemates du Bock and Kids Playground. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, make a trip to Place d'Armes, appreciate the history behind Monument National de la Solidarite, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Saint John the Baptist.

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You can fly from Valletta to Luxembourg City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Valletta in July, with highs in Luxembourg City at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Genoa.

Things to do in Luxembourg City

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Outdoors
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Genoa, Italy

— 3 nights
Once the most important harbor in the Mediterranean Sea, Genoa has a long history as a rich and powerful trade center in northern Italy.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Basilica delle Vigne, Chiesa di San Siro, Via Giuseppe Garibaldi, and other attractions.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Genoa online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxembourg City to Genoa takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Luxembourg City in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Genoa: highs are around 32°C and lows about 25°C. You will leave for Naples on the 14th (Thu).

Things to do in Genoa

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Naples, Italy

— 5 nights
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Maria della Sanita, Basilica Santuario del Carmine Maggiore, Chiesa di San Giovanni a Carbonara, and other attractions you added.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Naples trip planner.

Fly from Genoa to Naples in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to fly to Milan.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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Milan, Italy

— 2 nights

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.
You've added Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, Piazza del Duomo, Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa di Santa Maria presso San Satiro, don't miss a visit to Piazza del Duomo, and then admire the landmark architecture of Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Arco della Pace, walk around Sempione Park, then explore the historical opulence of Castello Sforzesco, and finally go for a walk through I Navigli.

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Traveling by flight from Naples to Milan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Milan when traveling from Naples in July, with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Dublin.

Things to do in Milan

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping
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Dublin, Ireland

— 4 nights

Fair City

A history spanning over a thousand years, vibrant nightlife, and a mix of Georgian and modern architecture make Dublin a popular European tourist destination.
You've added Bank of Ireland, Dublin Castle, St Stephens Green, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Famine Sculptures and Trinity College Dublin. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Temple Bar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dublin trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Milan to Dublin in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Dublin is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in July, expect Dublin to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can fly to Budapest.

Things to do in Dublin

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks
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Budapest, Hungary

— 5 nights

Pearl of the Danube

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Dohány Street Synagogue, Hungarian State Opera House (Magyar Allami Operahaz), Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, and other attractions. Bring the kids along to Hungarian Parliament Building and Music Fountain. Step off the beaten path and head to Statue of St Stephen and Anonymus Szobor (Anonymous' Statue). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Fisherman's Bastion, make a trip to 3d Gallery Budapest, appreciate the history behind Heroes' Square, and step into the grandiose world of Vajdahunyad Castle (Vajdahunyadvar).

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Budapest online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Dublin to Budapest takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of ferry and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dublin to Budapest. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in July: high temperatures in Budapest hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Canterbury.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites · Shopping · Spas · Neighborhoods
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Canterbury, United Kingdom

— 2 nights
Canterbury is a historic English cathedral city and UNESCO World Heritage Site, which lies at the heart of the City of Canterbury, a local government district of Kent, England. You've added Canterbury Historic River Tours, St. Augustine's Abbey, Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Canterbury Cathedral, then explore the world behind art at The Beaney House of Art & Knowledge, and then admire the striking features of Westgate Towers Museum & Viewpoint. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of St. Augustine's Abbey and then get a taste of local nightlife at Canterbury Historic River Tours.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Canterbury tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Budapest to Canterbury takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of car and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Budapest to Canterbury due to the time zone difference. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Athens.

Things to do in Canterbury

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Athens, Greece

— 12 nights

The Birthplace of Democracy

One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
You've added Anafiotika, Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens, Church of St. Mary Pantanassa, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Kapnikarea.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Athens trip itinerary maker site.

Do a combination of train and flight from Canterbury to Athens in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August in Athens, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 29°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Athens

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

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Malta travel guide

3.9
Historic Walking Areas · Architectural Buildings · Gardens
Land of Honey
Aside from the crystal azure waters and the soft sandy beaches in Malta, there is more ancient, medieval, and Baroque architecture here than most visitors have time for. Whether you are looking for a relaxing vacation spent people-watching and sun-bathing or a history lesson filled with fortified cities and catacombs, Malta lets you hop from island to island with a plethora of options. And with so much coastline wherever you are in Malta, opportunities for water sports abound, including snorkeling and diving. Despite the thriving tourism, many areas feel uncrowded due to lack of residency, leaving you space to enjoy the sun and sea at your own pace.

Luxembourg travel guide

4.4
Landmarks · Castles · Churches
Green Heart of Europe
One of the three richest countries in the world, Luxembourg celebrates its wealth of natural and historical sites as well. Landlocked by Belgium, France, and Germany, this nation represents a blend of cultures, which are evident as you explore the nation's villages, outdoor attractions, and capital. If you prefer city living, discover Luxembourg City's old town, with World Heritage status. This small nation's rolling countryside is equally charming, offering castles and plenty of opportunity for recreation and leisure. Go for a bike ride, hike the country's mountainous region, or spend time at renowned vineyards.